Born in 1972 Finland

 

Work and studies:

Graduated 1998 from art school of Kankaanpää, Finland

Working as professional sculptor in Finland and internationally.

Past 18 years main material has been stone, especially granite.     

 

International Sculpture Symposiums:

2014 -  Changsha International Sculpture Festival, Hunan, China

2014 -  Adelaide Hills, International Sculpture symposium, Australia 

2010 -  Cerisy La Foret, Normandia, France

2009 -  Ruse, Bulgaria

2008 -  Dubai, International Art Symposium, United Arab-Emirates

2008 -  Ilhan Koman Int. Marble Sculpture Symposium, Edirne, Turkey

2008 -  Ventspils International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Latvia

2007 -  Icheon 10th International Sculpture Symposium, South-Korea

2007 -  Boryeong International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Mosan Art Museum, South-Korea

2006 -  Korea Young Artists Biennale, Daegu-City, South-Korea

2006 -  Minnesotarocks - International Stone Carving Symposium, St.Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 

2000, 1997, 1995 - Nordic and International Stone Sculpture Symposiums in Kankaanpää, Finland

 

Exhibitions:

Several exhibitions in Finland since 1990, also large scale sculptures exhibited in many public places

from urban city environment to parks and natural landscapes.

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2011 – 2014 Sakke2011 sculptures in Botanical Garden, Ruissalo, Turku, Finland

2008 - 2014 Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Manor of Villilä, Nakkila

2006 - Headquarters of Skanska, Helsinki

2005 - 2010 Dog park projeckt, Alppipuisto, Helsinki

2005 - Haikko, Porvoo

2004 - Tomukaste (Ash Baptism), Galleria Nefret, Turku

2002 - ( also 2003 - 2007 ) Kuivuri (Dryer Gallery), Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park, Loimaa

2001 - Hiiden väki (Hell’s People), in the media market square of Sanoma Oy Ltd,

              and at the old railyard storehouse square, Helsinki

2000 - Botanical Garden of Turku University on the Island of Ruissalo, Turku 

              Janhua Orchid Garden, Uusikaupunki

1999 - Crusell Culture Centre, Uusikaupunki

1995 - Library of Vehmaa. Gallery of Lieto Art Society, Vehmaa, Lieto

1994 - Brahe Gallery,Turku

1993 - Tampere University, Tampere

1992 - Lintuaho Framing Shop, Rusko

 

Selected Group and joint exhibitions:

2014 - Changsha Sculpture Show, Changsha, China

2014 - Heysen Cedars, small sculpture exhibition at Adelaide, Australia

2013 - Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere

2012 - Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland

2010 - Rautila Center, Vehmaa, Finland                             

2007 - "Villilä"-summer exhibition, Nakkila, Finland, UNIKAT Gallery, Kaarst, Germany

2005 - 2010 Linnanmäki - Amusement park, Helsinki

2004 - 80th Anniversary Exhibition of Turku Art Society, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku

2003 - Virasto (Bureau), urban happening / Arte reg. soc. Turku

             Kulturhuset Pavillonen, Grenå, Denmark

             Pisaroita (Drops), group exhibition, Karkkila

2002 - Summer exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations, Hämeenlinna

2000 - Rauma Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma

1998 - Graduation exhibition at Kankaanpää Art School, Kankaanpää, Tampere

1996 - Parainen Municipal House, Parainen

1995 - Luolart (Caveart), group exhibition, Night of the Arts in Turku

 

Study trips: Iceland, Estonia, Germany, Italy, India, Japan, Egypt, Bulgaria, Australia/ Tasmania

 

Resent sculptures website:  http://www.sakaripeltola.portfoliobox.me

Old website:                             www.sakaripeltola.net

Presentation in Youtube:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d74l7CC8v3E

 

Contact: sakkepeltola(at)gmail.com

 

 

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