Our Art Gallery presents paintings by artist Tapani Piirto, in its exhibitions.
Art Gallery Piirto / Ateljee (Salakkakuja 4 A) is closed Jun 7th – Aug 13th 2022.
Welcome to our Summer Exhibition ”IN THE STREAM OF LIGHT” in Savonlinna Jun 8th – Aug 8th 2022.
Tapani Piirto was born in South Ostrobothnia but has now been living in Helsinki for Years. Piirto has developed a rich personal vision which he transports into his art often with a very figurative way. His art mesmeririzes with its positive light, movement and joie de vivre.
In Tapani Piirto's own words:
Painting has never been just a job for me, it's also a passion and therapy, in its way also a meaning for living. A person is at her best when she forgets herself and just lets things flow.
When I get carried a way with painting, I don't even think about sleeping. The night falls but I continue working, letting music play in the background.
Sometimes I find myself holding the brush in the small hours. The always so inviting canvas fills little by little with lines, colours and light. Sometimes a dancing couple materializes on the canvas, moving though my head and hands, almost in secret without explanations. Suddenly, there it is.