Tiina Jääskeläinen-Alasaari .
1.Dimension of Our Lives, 2013 mixed media on canvas 50 x 150 cm., US$
Mom, 2016 acrylic on plywood 40 x 56 cm., US$ 790.00
3.Pine of Karelia, 2013 mixed media
on canvas 60 x 80 cm., SOLD
4.Portrait of Florence, 2015 acrylic on canvas 50 x 61 cm., Sold
5.Portrait of Marianne, 2016 mixed
media on plywood 120 x 80 cm., SOLD
of Maisku, 2015 acrylic on canvas 50 x 61 cm., SOLD
at 51y Dreams, 2013 acrylic on canvas 61 x 50 cm., US$ 1200.00
8.Self-portrait at 51y Prospects,
2013 acrylic on canvas 61 x 50 cm., US$ 1200.00 9.Paula,
2014 acrylic on canvas 59,2 x 149,7 cm., SOLD
Tiina Jääskeläinen-Alasaari, born in 1962 and also known by her former surname Hattunen, is a visual artist and writer living in Kaarina, Finland. Her works are often based on images originating from music, which form through different processes and combine with emotions. Her totem animal, the giraffe, crept into her pictorial world already in the 1980s. The same decade witnessed the emergency of chairs into her art, depicting the controversy between the human being and the norms of society.
Recently she has challenged herself with the art of portraits: ”For me, portraits are the most difficult form of art. It is also something that I have always wanted to do. More I know the person more difficult it is because someone familiar has too many faces and sometimes it is impossible to catch the core of the personality. I find selfies in social media an interesting glimpse inside other people's inner world. Selfies tell me something about how the person sees him/herself. The portraits I paint are my interpretation of their interpretation of themselves. More I know the person more difficult it is because someone familiar has too many faces and sometimes it is impossible to catch the core of the personality.”
Artistic family background, early discovered synaesthesia, studies in cultural history, literature, art and philosophy all create a basis for her existence in which art in all its forms is as necessary as oxygen. ”I see words in pictures, hear pictures as music and associate music with colors, which constitute atmospheres… Creation is a process of comprehensive observation of the world, its filtering through one’s own identity. If I can touch something universal by my paintings and texts, become understood and transmit my perceptions, I have reached my goals.”