Biography

Tuukka Tammisaari biography

photo: Angel Gil

Born in Lahti 1984 | Lives and works in Helsinki

 

 

Tuukka Tammisaari enlarges nature’s macro-level details to monumental proportions, capturing minutiae in dynamic, geometrical brushstrokes. The artist describes art-making is his way of compiling an inventory of certain thoughts, events, stories, and feelings. Searching for the new and the unknown is both a perpetual challenge and source of inspiration for Tammisaari, whose work is informed by the legacy of western painting and allusions to art history, from minimalism through to German Neo-Expressionism.

 

Tuukka Tammisaari studied painting at the Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts. His work is found in numerous private collections in Finland, Denmark, the USA, Austria, and Iceland. The artist is based in Helsinki.