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Kari Kauko Johannes Huhtamo, Finnish sculptor. Member International Committee of the Association of Finnish Sculptors, Association Finnish Sculptors (board member), Finnish Art Academy Foundation (representative annual meeting), State Art Commission.

Background

Huhtamo, Kari Kauko Johannes was born on January 11, 1943 in Rovaniemi, Finland. Son of Juho Albert and Tyyne Helmi (Lappalainen) Huhtamo.

Education

Student, Institute Industrial Arts, Helsinki, 1963. Student, The Fine Arts Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1964.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Private exhibitions: Rovaniemi, 1966, 68, 75, 89, Helsinki, 1967, 68, 69, 71, 73, 74, 77, 78, 82, 84, 86, 88, 92, 94, 95, 97, 99, Turku, 1970, Lahti, 1982, 87, 90, 94, Tallin, 1998, Seoul, 1999. Exhibitions abroad: Copenhagen, 1969, Nykoping, 1970, Moss, 1972, 77, Warsaw, 1973, Stockholm, 1976, Leningrad, Trelleborg, Ystad, Cologne, Vienna, Budapest, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, 1980-1981, Oslo, Reykjavik, Odense, 1983, Brussels, 1984, Berlin, 1985, St. Petersburg, Riga, 1996, Zwijndrecht, 1997, Hannover EXPO2000. International exhibitions Helsinki, 1968, Hasselby, 1969, Monaco, 1970, Paris, 1971, Reykjavik, Hasselby, 1972, Helsinki FIDEM, 1973, Stockholm, Helsinki, 1974, Budapest, Crakow, 1975, Budapest FIDEM, 1977, Belgrad, 1978, Antwerp, Lisbon, 1979, Hasselby, 1983, Stockholm FIDEM, 1985, Maubeuge, Colorado Springs FIDEM, 1987.

      Public commissions include Splash, 1976, Reconstruction of Lapland, 1977, Tampere University of Technology Relief, Tree of Knowledge, 1980, Parliament Building relief, Lahti Theatre sculpture, 1983, Kuopio University Hospital relief, Vaasa Government Offices relief and garden sculpture, 1984, Forssa Library. Sculpture, Avarte facade sculpture, 1988, Jarvenpaa House sculpture, 1989, Bank of Finland Kuopio garden sculpture, 1993, Mikkeli Polytechnic mobile, 1995, East Carolina University Library. Sculpture, 1998, Jyvaskyla University Agora relief, 2000, others.

Membership

Member International Committee of the Association of Finnish Sculptors, Association Finnish Sculptors (board member), Finnish Art Academy Foundation (representative annual meeting), State Art Commission.

Connections

Married Kirsti Marketta Pursiainen, June 23, 1968. Children: Taina, Eili.

father:
Juho Albert Huhtamo

mother:
Tyyne Helmi (Lappalainen) Huhtamo

spouse:
Kirsti Marketta Pursiainen

children:
Taina Huhtamo

Eili Huhtamo