BORN
20.12.1940 Lahti, Finland

ART EDUCATION
Institute of Industrial Arts 1963-68
Helsinki University Art Room 1963

GROUP EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

Artists'Association of Finland Annual Exhibition 1966, 1967, 1976, 1977
Exhibition of Young Artists 1966,1967
Fine Arts Academy Triennal 1968, 1971
Association of Finnish Sculptors SCULPTOR Exhibition 1970, 1975
State Art Exhibition, Turku 1974, Lappeenranta 1984
Fine Arts Academy Touring Exhibition "Young Sculptors" 1969, "Multiple" 1972
" Artists of the Year Invite" Helsinki Art Hall 1981
Hämeenlinna Art Museum 1978, 1988
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku 1988
Galleria Bellarte, Turku 1994
Jyväskylä 1994
POP-Finnish Pop Art, Oulu Art Museum, Helsinki City Art Museum and Turku Art Museum 1995-96
Mänttä Art Weeks 1999, 2003
Finnish and International Pop-Art from 70s, Hämeenlinna Art Museum 2000
"Popcorn and Politics - Activists of Art", KIASMA, Helsinki 2002
"Night Train" KIASMA, Helsinki 2003
Many Pinx,Purnu and Salmela Summer Art Exhibitions 1970-2003

EXHIBITIONS IN FINLAND

Galerie Artek, Helsinki 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1981
Hämeenlinna Art Museum 1976,1985
Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki 1983,1985,1989, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2000
Galleria Nuovo, Lahti 1983, 1986, 1993
Kotka Main Library 1985
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku 1986
Galleria Haziora, Zakopane, Poznan, Poland 1986
Hvitträsk, Kirkkonummi 1987
Amer Culture Foundation, Gallery, Helsinki 1990-91
Sapporo Art Park, Japan 1992
Galleria Bellarte, Turku 1993
Järvenpää Hall 1993
Arctic Gallery, Oulu 1994
Galleria Sirius, Jyväskylä 1994
Heinävesi 1999
Finnish National Opera, Helsinki 2003

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
International Medal Art Exhibition FIDEM Prague 1967, 1969, Paris 1967, 1972, Bratislava 1969, Cracow 1975, Lisbon 1979, Helsinki 1990, Neuchatel 1996, Haag 1998, 2003
Monaco International Art Competition 1968
Paris Young Artists'Biennial 1969
Nordic Art Critics'Choice, Lund 1967-68
International Sculpture Exhibition, Rodin Museum, Paris 1971
International Sculpture Exhibition, Venice 1972

Angela Davis Solidarity Exhibition, USA 1973
Baltic Sea Biennial, Rostock 1975
IAA /International Association of Artists) Exhibition Baghdad 1976, Helsinki 1983
Middelheim Biennial,Antwerp,1979
Berlin 1985

PRIZES
Honorary Prizes
State Art Award 1966,1967,1969,1974
UNESCO Award Monaco International Art Competition 1968
Critic's Award 1968
Art Academy Triennal Award 1968
Association of Finnish Sculptors' SCULPTOR Exhibition Award 1970
Mänttä Art Weeks Public's Choice 1999

PRIZES IN COMPETITIONS

1st honorary prize Turku Holy Cross Chapel sculpture competition 1967
3rd prize Kuopio School Park sculpture competition 1967
3rd prize Finland's 50 Years of Independence Commemorative Medal competition 1967
2nd prize Finnish Medal Art Society Annual Medal Competition 1967
3rd prize Kuusankoski sculpture competition 1968
1st prize Helsinki University Student's Union Medal competition 1969
2nd prize Mika Waltari Monument competition 1983
Place in the final Urho Kekkonen Monument competition 1996
2nd prize Finnish Medal Art Society Annual Medal Competition 2000

PUBLIC WORKS

" Triple Falls", fountain sculpture, Kuusankoski 1969-71
" At Sea" relief, Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, Helsinki 1976
" Spring" Vantaa Comprehensive School 1977
" Lighthouses" Forssa-Tammela Savings Bank 1972
" Coexistence" fasade relief, STS Bank, Helsinki 1981
"Channel" Industrial Bank of Finland, Helsinki 1984
" Interaction" facade relief, Finnish Social Democratic Party, Helsinki 1978
" Dialogue" Kangasala commune 1990
" Great Thought" Järvenpää 1990
" Pyramid" Positpankki, Helsinki 1992
Portrait Reliefs, Haaga Institute, Helsinki 1998, 2000

MEDALS

Helsinki University Student's Union 100 Years 1968
President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen 1978
Turku Court of Appeal 400 Years 1978
United Magazines Ltd 1984
Sweden 1988
President Mauno Koivisto 1988
President J.K. Paasikivi 1995
DTM 1995
City of Porvoo 650 Years 1996
Solmu Mäkelä 1997
President Martti Ahtisaari 1997
Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities 1999

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

(Finland)
Finnish State Art Collection
Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
Helsinki City Art Museum
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere
Didrichsen Art Museum, Helsinki
Pori Art Museum
Turku Art Museum
Oulu Art Museum
Lahti Art Museum
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
City of Espoo
City of Kemi
City of Kerava
City of Kotka
City of Kuusankoski
City of Riihimäki
City of Vantaa
Kaarina Municipality
Kangasala Municipality
Sipoo Municipality
Rovaniemi Art Museum/Wihuri Foundation
Saastamoinen Art Foundation
Maire Gullichsen Art Foundation
Nelimarkka Foundation
Simo Kuntsi Foundation
P.H.Taucher Art Collection
Olli Heikinheimo Art Collection
Urpo ja Maija Lahtinen Art Collection
Insurance Company Ilmarinen
Insurance Company Varma-Sampo
Industrial Bank of Finland
Merita Art Foundation
OKO Bank
Leonia Bank
STS Bank
RAY Finland's Slotmachine Association
Thomesto Ltd
Fortum Ltd
Alko Ltd
Amer Ltd
Nokia Ltd
Honkarakenne Ltd
Korpivaara Ltd
IBM Ltd
National Lottery of Finland Ltd
Finland's Post Ltd
Marja Kurki Ltd
Sonera Ltd
Skanska Ltd
(Abroad)
City of Stockholm, Sweden
City of Oslo, Norway
City of Reykjavik, Iceland
City of Moscow, Russia
City of Berlin, Germany
City of tokyo, Japan
Anders Nyborg Art Collection, Florida USA
Pentti Kouri Art Collection, New York USA
Schein Art Collection, Florida
Masanobu Yoshii Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan
Hungarian Metal Worker's Union
Gene Institute, Boston, USA
Munox-Power Valdes, Valencia, SpainGRANTS
1-year Art Academy Grant 1968
1-year State Art Grant 1970
1-year State Art Grant 1973
3-year State Art Grant 1977
5-year State Art Grant 1983
15-year State Art Grant 1988
Finnish Culture Foundation
Oskari Huttunen Foundation
Leo and Regina Wainstein Foundation
Alfred Kordelin Foundation
Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation
Paulo Foundation

HONORAY TITLES AND DECORATIONS
Professor 1996

MEMBERSHIPS
The Association of Finnish Sculptors
Honorary memeber of The Association of Finnish Sculptors in 2000

TEACHING POSTS
Institute of Industrial Arts 1967-76
School of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland 1971-77

ADDRESS
Kaskiauranpolku 3
00340 Helsinki
09-673 003, 0400-410 956
Email: kimmo.pyykko@surfeu.fi

KIMMO PYYKKÖ
Kaskiauranpolku 3
00340 Helsinki
mobile: +358 0400 410 956
email: kimmo.pyykko@surfeu.fi
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