The importance of nature to me is reflected in my art
Tuuli Oikkonen is a visual artist and art educator from North Ostrobothnia, Kempele. She has studied education and history of art (2011-2017) at the University of Oulu . After completing her Master of Education Degree she started her Master of Art studies at the University of Lapland. She held her debut exhibition in Rovaniemi in March 2018. As an artist and art educator, one of the most important philosophies she follows is that art belongs to everyone. This is what she seeks to accomplish by working with people from as many backgrounds as possible, by inspiring and directing others to artistic work, and by treating themes of art with the gripping surface as well as offering art to spaces where everyone can access it. The themes that Tuuli Oikkonen explores trough her art are reflective and current, there can be seen socially-minded side. Having lived all her life in Northern Finland has effected in her art – you can find the weight of long lasting darkness, the miraculous of nightless night and the variation of four seasons.
minä. 16.8.-28.9.2018, Kolo Lounge, Oulu
Process of Change III 3.-21.10.2018, Galleria Kajaste, Helsinki
Process of Change II 9.-27.5.2018, Galleria Kajaste, Oulu
Process of Change 13.-28.3.2018, Galleria Kilo, Rovaniemi