Nina Rantala


Curriculum Vitae

Born: Oulu, Finland, 31.3.1972

Solo exhibitions                                  
2009 Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
2008 Galleria Ama, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Galleria Ama, Turku, Finland
2007 Latva, Helsinki city centre, Helsinki Festival, Finland
In collaboration with Ria Piritta Mette and Hanna-Mari Nieminen
2006 Media Centre Lume, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2002 Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland

Selected Group exhibitions

2009 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2009 Hippolyte 30-years exhibition with Ismo Kajander, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Changing Lines. 150 Years of the Art of Drawing, Lillehammer Art Museum, Norway
2007 Tree is Falling!, National Wood Sculpture Exhibition, The Artists’ Association Arte, Turku, Finland
2007 Placing Sense 2,, Kuten Association with ID:I Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
In collaboration with Nao Saito
2007 IHelsinki, Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Porvoo Art Hall, Porvoo, Finland
2006 Norse Ferry Tales, The Nordic Artists’ Centre in Dale, Sognefjord, Norway
2006 Norse Ferry Tales, The Nordic Artists’ Centre in Dale, Sognefjord, Norway
2006 Masters of Arts 2006, UIAH, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Kyoto Art Center, Japan
2005 Urban Spaces, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art and city space, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Rahtia! art project about city space, Helsinki city centre, Finland
2004 Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland
2002 Artgenda 2002, Hamburg, Germany
2002 Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2002 ArtTram, exhibition on tracks, Helsinki, Finland
2001 New Potatoes, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
2001 Miniprint, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland
2001 A4, Gallery Köysirata, Turku, Finland
2001 Annual Exhibition of Artists’ Association of Turku, Gallery Just, Turku, Finland
2000 MAP.PAM, Gallery Köysirata, Turku, Finland
1999 Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
1999 Liminka Art School Scholarship Exhibition with Saimi Rintala
The Youth and Culture Centre Nuku, Oulu, Finland

Community Art Projects

2008-09 In Search of Lost Landscape, Mynämäki, Finland
2007-08 Rebuilding the arsoned church, Porvoo
2006 True Romance, M/F Stryn, Mannheller-Fodnes, Norway

In 2008–2011 Rantala works as the community artist of the Saari Residence in Mietoinen, South-western Finland. The Saari Residence is a research and production facility for researchers and artists provided by the Kone Foundation.

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