Bio

Born in Savonlinna, Finland
Lives & works in Keuruu, Finland

 

u-maija@hotmail.com

Ulla-Maija Raittila is exploring humanity and existence in her art work. She has studied life sciences all her life and this exploration into humanness continues with her art.

All her work relate to humanology and what it means to be a human being in this time and in all times. She is investigating human emotions, reactions and thoughts through figures and colors. Also the Mind is everlasting interest of her and how the Mind is at the same time concrete and subtle and how it is pulling our hair whether we want it or not. 

In her exhibitions she has been unraveling multiple sides of human personality  and exploring the impact that genome has on our minds and decision making through methods of painting, photography and installations.

 

CV   PDF

Education

2017 -2021

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK)

Fine Arts Department Kankaanpää

 

2001-2008

The University of Jyväskylä

MA in biology

 

Exhibitions

2020

Web exhibition

Drawings

Group exhibition

http://haamu.com/

2019 ​

Keuruun museo

Group exhibition

Oct 11 - Nov 21

Punnonen Gallery

Group exhibition

June 14 - Oct 11

Punnonen Gallery

Environmental art piece

"Mind garden"

June 2 - Oct 11

2018 

Cafe Postelli and Kankaanpään Kemikalio

Group exhibition

"Kivijalkaprojekti"

May 24 - June 15

2018

Kankaanpää Art School

Group exhibition

"Kevätnäyttely"

April - May

2018

Keuruu Public Library

Solo exhibition

"I am"

3.2.-25.2.2018

 

Other Education

2017

KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher

 

2016

Studies in Social work, Eastern and Western Theology (Diak, University of Eastern Finland)

 

2005

Studies in Medical Microbiology (University of Leeds)

© Ulla-Maija Raittila all rights reserver and all use of content including photos forbidden without a permission

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