CV / contact


 

Taija Goldblatt (b.1978) works with animation and drawing. She studies the weird and the queer, the situations in which things do not go as expected, be it parenthood, urban space or gender.

Taija Goldblatt
Petsamonkatu 4 F 127, 33500 Tampere, Finland
+358408224302
taija.goldblatt(at)gmail.com


Studies:

2015    Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Fine Arts
2008     University of Turku, faculty of humanities: folkloristics, Bachelor of Arts
2004     Ikaalinen College of Crafts and Design, Illustrator

Upcoming exhibitions / screenings:

2018     June: Solo exhibition, Gallery Rajatila, Tampere
2018     September: Group exhibition Kananlihalla, Voipaala Art Centre, Valkeakoski
2018     October: Solo exhibition, Gallery Kouta, Kouvola

Group exhibitions and screenings:

2017     Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia
2017     Solo exhibition: Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari, Helsinki
2016     Tehran International Short Film Festival: Videoart selection, Tehran, Iran
2016     Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Fredrikstad, Norway
2016     VAFT, Videoart festival, Turku
2016     Läsnä, Haihara art center, Tampere
2016     Crossings, Ahvaland gallery, Lemland, Åland
2015     Oikeus olla olematta hiljaa, screening, Gallery Rajatila, Tampere
2015     Pintaa syvemmälle, SKjL’s annual exhibition, Seinäjoen Taidehalli, Seinäjoki
2015     FAQ- Feminist and Queer film festival, Bucharest, Romania
2015     Luopioisten taidekesä, Taidenavetta, Luopioinen
2015     Based on a True Story, Gallery Emil, Tampere
2015     Finnish competition screening, Animatricks, Helsinki
2015     Screening, Loud Silents festival, Tampere
2014     SKjL’s annual exhibition, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra
2014     Competition screening, Helsinki short film festival, Helsinki
2014     Short film competition, Reikäreuna festival, Orivesi
2011     Positiivinen virus, environmental art exhibition, Tampere
2011     Pop-up, Finlayson’s campus, Tampere
2005     Lume, Finland’s Cultural Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Other:

2004-    Professional art printer at Printmaking Studio Himmelblau in Tampere
2013-    Kuva kuvasta -drawing project
2003     Mural in the medical center of Ikaalinen

Grants and prizes:

2017     Taike (The Arts Promotion Centre Finland), project grant
2016     Kari Mattila foundation, project grant
2015     C. V. Åkerlund foundation, stipend
2013     Napa Flipbook Competition, third prize
2004     Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö, study grant

Memberships:

Muu ry.
Tampere Artists’ Association
Rajataide ry.