Nia Maria Haaranen

Contemporary Artist and Designer

Inner Healer - Nia Maria Haaranen

Contemporary Art

I'm a Contemporary Artist (2005>) from Finland. I love to create abstract visions, paintings & digital. I often combine my works with electronic music that I do too.Murals and street art are close to my heart.I am a Visual Artisan, Designer. I have also studied Audiovisual Communications and graphic designs (Media designing).

Contemporary Photography

Photographing is life, especially in B&W, street photography, documentary, portraits.My works has been seen in various gallery's in past 18 years.

Orpheus by Nia Maria Haaranen
Queen of Cups - Nia Maria Haaranen

Design

I gratuaded as a Designer from XAMK (Bachelor of Culture and Arts). 2021.As a Designer I enjoy of doing Service Design to help companies great better user experiences of their services.As an artist visual creations are my passion and I love to create concepts in artistic way in sc. big picture.

ARTIST CV

2022
14-16 January 2022 - Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece. Photography
21 January - 18 February, 2022 - The Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, USA. Photography
28-30 January 2022 BBA Gallery, Germany. Photography
11-13 March, 2022 - BSIDE Gallery, Melbourne Australia. Photography
25-27 March, 2022 - The Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain. Photography
5-10 April, 2022 - The Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, Thailand. Photography
16-19 April, 2022 - The Modeka gallery, Manila, Philippines. Photography
9-12 June, 2022 - The Kontrast Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Photography
17-19 June, 2022 - The Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece. Photography
30 June – 3 July, 2022 - The Matca gallery in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photography
15-17 July, 2022 - The Espaço Espelho D'agua, Lisbon, Portugal. – Photography
18-20 August, 2022 - The Gallery Gora, Montreal, Canada. Photography
7-9 October, 2022 - The Sparks Gallery, San Diego, USA. Photography
23 Sep - 4 Nov, 2022 - Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, USA. Photography
2021 (to be written)202022-25 th October The Almanaque fotográfica, Mexico City. Photograhy
8-10th October - Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain. Photography
1-10th October - Bucharest Photofest, Romania. Photography
1-3rd October - The Fridge Gallery, Washington DC, USA. Photography
25-27th September - The Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece. Photography
19-22nd September - NEC Birmingham - Photography Show. "Single Subject/Solo". Birmingham, England. Photography
10-15th September - Matca Pictures Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam. Photography
3-5th September - Hinterland Galerie, Vienna. Photography
18-24th August - Brick Lane Gallery, London, England. Photography
13-15th August - Valid World Hall, Barcelona,Spain. Photography
23-26th July - Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm. Photography
10-12th July - Laurent Gallery. Dramatic Lightning. Melbourne, Australia. Photography
7-9th July - The Space, Vancouver, Canada. Photography
26-28th June - LACP Los Angeles. Minimalism. Los Angeles, USA. Photography
5-7th June - BBA Gallery. The Art of B&W. Berlin Germany. Photography
15 -17th May - Blank Wall Gallery. Athens, Greece. Photography
8-10th May - Studio Galerie B&B, People and places. Paris, France. Photography
1-3th May - PH21 Photography Gallery. Art of Photography. Budapest, Hungary. Photography
24 - 26th April - Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain. Street photography. (Postponed because of the Pandemic, new dates will be released later)
25 - 26th April - Valid World Hall, Barcelona, Spain. Storytelling. Photography. (Postponed because of the Pandemic, new dates will be released later)
17th - 19th April - Powerful Lightning, GuruShots. BBA Circle Berlin. Germany. Photography. (Postponed because of the Pandemic, new dates will be released later)
3 – 28th March - Porukkatalo, Kouvola Finland. Paintings.
6th of Feb - 9th of April - MYÖTÄ - Kouvola Art Museum. Photography.
Jan 18- March 3 - Kerran - Once In a Blue Moon. Gallery Kellokas. Finland. Photography.
PAST YEARS
2019
Dec 12th, 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 - Snap to Grid LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Nia Maria & Saga-Sofia Haaranen collaboration. Photography.
Dec - Tracing The Surface - Taideruukki. Finland. Paintings and 2 statues.
Oct - ON MY WAY - Ugor Cultural Center, Kom, Russia. Exhibition produced by European Cultural Association with Ugor Cultural Center. Graphic.
Aug 29th - September 27th Take Me Out To Play - Solo Exhibition at XAMK University, Kouvola Campus, Finland. Paintings, sculptures, Recycle Art.Aug 9th-10th Night of Arts - Two wooden statues (Steve & Violet Rays 2019) exhibited at Kouvola house Cultural Centre, during the happening.July 8th - August 30th Exhibition produced by European Cultural Association with Art Association Lantern. It will be held in Gallery Lantern, Chemintz, Germany. Paintings.July 3rd – 28th Hovinkartanon Makasiinigalleria - European Cultural Association (EKY20) Anniversary Exhibition – Finland. Photography.June 26th - August 18th Leporannan Taidekeskus (Leporanta Art Centre). 48th - Annual Exhibition. Finland. Photography.June 23rd - "One Self" - Chashama Gala and Afterparty. New York, USA. Photography.
May 5th - 26th Taideruukki, Galleria Nurkka. Solo exhibition. Finland. Photography.
March 28th - "Her Story", The Jane Hotel, New York, USA. Photography.
March 23th - April 14th Taideyhdistys Harha Ry. Annual Exhibition. Finland. Painting.
March 22th – 30th. Picture and Form 2019. XAMK/Virta. Pop Up Showroom, Manski, Finland. 2 videos and photography.
March 19th – 29th VOL 2. Galleria Espoonsilta. Finland. Painting.
March 14th - April 6th LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Photography.
Feb 7- March 2 Unessa Kerrottua - Taidekeskus Itä (Art Centre East). Finland. Photography.
20182018-2019 Dec 13 – Jan 5 LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Snap to Grid. Nia Maria Haaranen &Iman Russ collaboration. Photography.2018-2019 Dec 13 – Jan 5 LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Snap to Grid. Nia Maria & Saga-Sofia Haaranen collaboration. Photography.2018-2019 Dec 13 – Jan 5 LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Nia Maria Haaranen &Iman Russ collaboration. Photography.2018 Oct.11-Nov2. LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Photography.2018 Apr 12-May 5. LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Photography.2017-2018 Dec 19-Jan 7. Symbioosi – Nia Maria & Saga-Sofia Haaranen. Digital Art/photography. Poikilo Galleria. Finland20172017-2018 Dec 14-Jan 6, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Nia Maria & Saga-Sofia Haaranen. Digital art/photography.2017-2018 Dec 14-Jan 6, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Snap to Grid. Nia Maria & Saga-Sofia Haaranen. Digital art/photography.2017 Oct 12-Nov 9 LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Photography.2017 Sep14-Oct 7, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Salon. Photography.2017 Feb 28 – A Journey. Featured in Curious Frame – Online Exhibition and magazine20162016 Dec 8-31, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art). USA. Snap to Grid. Photography. USA.2016 Apr 13. Beauty of the Humanity (A Select collection of works)- book (2 photo represented). Produced by SeeMe SCOPE Miami Beach Art Show20152015 – Scope Art Show Miami Beach. USA – Photography.
2015 October – Linus Galleries. USA – Photography (16540)
2015 Oct 25, Liquid Cities NYC (USA) International Video Art Limousine Festival. Video
20142014 – Art Takes Time Square (USA) – SeeMe – Photography (Ode to Henry Miller)
2014 – Jul 18-24, My Cities My Identities – BIGCI. Australia – video
2014 – Apr 23, Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Granada. Spain.
2014 – Mar 27 MECA Mediterraneo Centro Artistico, Spain.
2014 Mar 13, Borderland – The Entropy of Identities (International video screening), Almeria, Spain.
2014 February 7-21. iPhoneography video “Conveyance” (collaboration with Chad Cogdill), BorderBody – Mixing identities, International Video-Art screening at Palazzo Barone Ferrara,
Bari, Italy
2014 February 7-21. iPhoneography video “Conveyance” (collaboration with Chad Cogdill), BorderBody – Mixing identities, International Video-Art screening at MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artístico, Almería, Spain2014 January 13-26. iPhoneography video “Conveyance” (collaboration with Chad Cogdill), BORDERLAND – The entropy of identities, International Video-Art screening at NottinghamPlayhouse. England20132013 December 17. iPhoneography video “Flashing life” presented in BorderBody | Mixing Cities and Identities, international video art screening. MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artístico, Almería, Spain2013 December 7. Photo presented at The Collective & The Collection project exhibition "FEMME" at LaunchPad, New York, USA2013 November 10-30. iPhoneography video “Flashing life” presented with international video art exhibition BorderBody | Mixing Cities and Identities at Wrocław at Gallery MDS (MDS – miejsce dlasztuki) Poland2013 October 20– November 3. iPhoneography photos presented at Panorama Restaurant, Gdynia, Poland2013 October 14-28. iPhoneography video “Flashing life” presented with international video art
exhibition BorderBody | Mixing Cities and Identities at Almeria, Spain
2013 October 4-18. iPhoneography photos in BorderBody | Mixing Cities and Identities- exhibition at
Gdynia InfoBox – Observatory of Changes, Poland
2013 October 8-20. “Izidur” painting at Mielikuvieni Lähde - group exhibition Galleria Espoonsilta,
Finland
2013 October 5. iPhoneography video “Flashing life” presented at international video art exhibition,
Palazzo Barone Ferrara, Bari, Italy
2013 August 2 – September 1. iPhoneography photo. Phone---tography: The Art Of Cell Phone Photography – Vermont Center for Photography, USA2013 July – August. iPhoneography photos (2) at Border Cities & New Identities – International Art Festival --- The Water Plant “Uzina de Apa” – Center of Architecture, Urban Culture and Landscape,
Suceava, Romania
2013 July- August - Present is past --- iPhoneography exhibition at Gallery Anna, Finland2013 June The Collective and the Collection, International group exhibition, B>Gallery, Rome Italy. iPhoneography photo2013 June Blindness, Error & Betrayal. Portraits (photography), Espoo Cultural Centre Gallery,
Finland
2013 June iPhoneography photos (2) at Liquid cities and temporary Identities International. Art group International Art Festival. Espoonsilta Gallery, Finland2013 5.2-3.3. Blindness, Error & Betrayal. Portraits (photography), Kouvola Art Museum Gallery,
Finland
20122012-April – May. Part of The Collective & The Collection collaboration project. Photo presented in the
City Hall gallery, Bat Yam, Israel
2012 - March/April - Blindness, error & betrayal. Portraits (photography) Sello Library, Finland2012 - April -Part of international "Physical Streams: A Mobile Photography Exhibition" with 2 iPhoneography photos. Exhibition based in Italy2005-20072007--- Circles, (photography). QuatroBusiness Park, Finland
2005--- Pieni Punainen, (fotogram and monotypia). Kouvola Art Museum Gallery. Finland
2005--- Kumen kuvei (monotypia, group exhibition). Kymenlukko, Finland
2004 Kouvola Art Society group exhibition, Finland

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