sunnuntai 17. joulukuuta 2017

Helsinki Heroes Art Gallery

For a while I've been thinking of selling my artwork on an online gallery. I've been seeking the right one, but suddenly I did no longer need to search for one, instead the gallery found me :)
I was approached by the Helsinki Heroes online magazine. The site was about to launch a new online gallery and I was asked to join. Of course I did, since this was just what I had been seeking for!

So now I'm selling my artwork also online through the Helsinki Heroes Art Gallery: http://helsinkiheroes.com/artgallery/

We did an interview with the magazine editor, so you can read my bio and a short description of every painting. It's been already a success for me to be part of the site, since very soon after the launch I sold my first artwork through the site.


















perjantai 15. joulukuuta 2017

Crazy hair year

You know the feeling, when you can't decide your hair color? Well, within the last year I had 4 different hair colors :D this must have been my craziest hair year ever! I loved my pink hair, but it was difficult to maintain, so after briefly going back to brown and having an accidental purple phase, I'm now back to blond :D


tiistai 12. joulukuuta 2017

Eleven

So, you might have noticed that I'm a Game of Thrones fan ;)
http://nadja-art.blogspot.fi/2016/04/iron-throne.html
http://nadja-art.blogspot.fi/2015/07/archipelacon-weekend-and-epic-fangirl.html

I've been into fantasy art and fantasy literature and such. Dragons, wizards, vampires, witches...I just love the fantasy world (we all love to escape this world from time to time, don't we?).  I'm also into scifi and eighties (I was born in the eighties) so "Stranger Things" is obviously something I'm into as well :)

Strong women always inspire me. "Eleven" from Stranger Things is such a cool character. So vurnable and so strong at the same time. I've been doing some ink work lately and here is a little drawing I did of eleven :)


sunnuntai 10. joulukuuta 2017

Posterlounge - Prints

I'm nowadays selling prints of my artwork at Posterlounge.de
https://www.posterlounge.de/kuenstler/nadja-mikkilae/

The quality check for the site is very strict. That is very good, since this only means that you can expect very good quality for those prints!

I'm currently taking new photos of paintings and uploading them on the site in very high resolution. If there is a specific painting you'd like as a print, let me know :)




lauantai 9. joulukuuta 2017

Winter bunny

Here are some adorable "winter bunny" pictures of our daughter. She's about 6 months in these pics and they are taken by her dad Asko /www.askojonathan.com 
the location is our backyard.








torstai 16. marraskuuta 2017

Busy year

So this year has been quite busy. Last May me and my man became parents :) we have an absolutely lovely baby girl!

Despite being a busy mom, I've been able to do all kind of art things. I've done several new paintings and currently I've started to do ink drawings. I've never really done those...tried them out a few times like 10-15 years ago and now suddenly I'm doing ink drawings again :)

Also, I'm redesigning my website and I have new channels to sell my art and art prints. More about those later :)



lauantai 13. toukokuuta 2017

HBF´17

Sometimes me and Asko get all dressed up ;) Here is us at the 10th and last Helsinki Burlesque Festival. It's been a tradition for us to attend the festival every year since 2012. 




maanantai 17. huhtikuuta 2017

New flower paintings

Here are a few new flower paintings. I originally made these for the last exhibition that I had :) these paintings are for sale and can be purchased from me. There are also several paintings at Galleria Fogga at the art loan service and for sale. So check out http://www.fogga.fi/ 

I think I've been doing these flower paintings now for 2 years and I'm still obsessed with these! I have new ones coming up already :)

These days I also have an IG account for just my art...usually that's the place where I post my art first: https://www.instagram.com/nadja_nami/


Under the stars, 100cm x 100cm, acrylic paint on canvas, 2017


Cherry, 70cm x 100cm, acrylic paint on canvas, 2017



























Spring, 70cm x 100cm, acrylic paint on canvas, 2017

maanantai 6. maaliskuuta 2017

Art gallery opening night

I currently have an exhibition in Helsinki at Galleria Fogga www.fogga.fi
It's still running this week (until 9.3) :)

Below are a few pictures from the opening night. I was really happy to be able to participate in the gallery now. It makes me eager to do even more art :)

Me and my painting "Memories".

Some of my paintings were already in the art loan department of Galleria Fogga

Buy art :D


    Jakke Haapanen, Eila Terttu Jaatinen, Aija Johansson, Mari Kopra, Marianne Matikka, Päivyt Niemeläinen, Eeva Salo, Nadja Mikkilä

Me and hubby Asko at the gallery opening

Twin brothers Duo Ylinen playing some beautiful finnish music (perfectly synchronized)

 

keskiviikko 15. helmikuuta 2017

Art gallery next weekend

I have a group exhibition coming up next weekendat Galleria Fogga
www.fogga.fi
https://www.facebook.com/GalleriaFogga/
There will be new abstract paintings, which I'll also post here soon.
The exhibition is called "Sinivalkoisia Sointuja"  which is pretty much "Harmonies in blue and white".


perjantai 6. tammikuuta 2017

Taidelainaamo (art lending services) at Galleria Fogga

Last year I had a group exhibition at Galleria Fogga in Helsinki www.fogga.fi
The gallery provides also some art lending services. I still have two paintings for sale/for lending at the gallery :)


perjantai 16. joulukuuta 2016

Midnight painting in its new home

A while ago I received some pictures of my flower painting "Midnight" in it's new home :)
I started out painting these flower paintings by making one for myself. My partner suggested I'd paint something for our bedroom and I made a cherry flower painting. So far I've sold almost all of them and there are more flower paintings on it's way.
Also 2 paintings are available at galleria Fogga  (http://www.fogga.fi/)

I'm fond of this living room wallpaper! I love stripes and sometimes I've painted these kind of wallpapers in my figurative paintings as backgrounds ;)


lauantai 15. lokakuuta 2016

Charity auction

So, I while ago I participated in a charity art auction by the Syria/Finland Foundation and Hagelstam&Co. I gave my painting "By the lake" for the auction and I'm happy to tell that my painting was sold :) The money went a 100% to children in need in Syria. I also met the famous "toy smuggler" Rami Adham at the event and a documentary of his work was shown for the audience. I wish there were more people like Rami on this planet and I told him so.

Here is an article and a video of the toy smuggler Rami Adham:
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/aleppos-children/toy-smuggler-rami-adham-brings-smiles-syria-s-children-n652501







keskiviikko 24. elokuuta 2016

Taiteiden yö 25.08 - Huutokaupalla APUA Syyrian lapsille-tapahtuma

Sorry, this time this post is only in finnish. I'm participating in art charity auction tomorrow in Helsinki.

Hei,

Huomenna 25.08 Taiteiden yönä olen mukana Helsingissä Suomi Syyria yhteisö ry:n taidehuutokaupassa. Taidehuutokaupan tuotot menevät sodan jaloissa elävien lasten hyväksi.

Huutokaupalla APUA Syyrian lapsille-tapahtuma, sai alkunsa sydämellisen kuvataiteilijan, Peter Valve n kanssa kydystä keskustelusta, jossa hän ehdotti Suomi Syyria yhdistykselle haluavansa lahjoittaa teoksiaan huutokaupattavaksi,varainkeruuta varten sodan jaloissa elävien lasten hyväksi. Tuo avaus käynnisti koko huutokaupan ajatuksen.

Nyt taidehuutokaupassa on monien suomalaisten taiteilijoiden lahjoittamia teoksia. Mukaan lukien Peter Valve, Juhani Palmu, Kai Stenvall, Marko Bowellan, Yordi Lara-Ochoa, Sampsa Sarparanta, Piia Lehti, Katariina Souri, Juha Soisalo, Riitta Nelimarkka, Manuella Bosco, Anette Tillander.

Olen myös itse lahjoittanut huutokauppaan yhden teoksen, ja olen huomenna paikan päällä (KLO 17.00-20.00 Bulevardinkatu 9, Hagelstam & Co ).

Tarkempaa tietoa tapahtumasta tässä:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1164960890221876/?active_tab=posts
Suomi Syyria yhdistys ry: https://www.facebook.com/ssyrelief/?fref=ts

Tapahtuman suojelijana toimii tasavallan presidentin puoliso Jenni Haukio.




lauantai 18. kesäkuuta 2016

Galleria Fogga - Elämä Voittaa 4.6. - 23.6.2016

So, as I mentioned in my earlier post I'm participating in a group show right now. Below are some pics from the gallery opening :) I have 5 paintings on display at the gallery. It's still open next week, so go and check it out if you are in Helsinki! :D

I was really happy that some friends came to the opening and also my cousin from Jyväskylä :) that was really a nice surprise! I'm so glad to be a part of this at show! The gallery is really beautiful and the location is fantastic!

4.6. - 23.6.2016
ELÄMÄ VOITTAA: Margit Hakanen, Raili Heikkinen, Marja Helo-Auer, Mari Juuti, Marja-Leena Karhunen, Leena Leppänen, Nadja Mikkilä, Arja Seppänen, Sari-Aino Tolonen, Tiinamari Vilkko
Galleria Fogga:
Pohjoisranta 8 B
00170 Helsinki
Finland
avoinna: ti-to  klo 11-18, pe klo 11-17, la klo 12-16, su klo 12-15