The History of Pekka Kainulainen´s Art

  • Surprising Situations!

    I was investigating my secret archives of the 80´s but I found this file. It´s from the year 1991. Let´s take a look! Before I founded The Federal ...
  • Don´t Ever Give Up!

    Suddenly these memories from far away came into my mind and after all these years and decades I want to say: If stormy days and bad winds try to wi...
  • Back to the Trees

    The year was 1983 and the place was the town of Järvenpää. My interest in arts was growing up but I had not got into the Academy of Fine Arts. I h...
  • Performance Art

      Difficulties with drawing and painting made me so impatient in early 80´s. There has to be some faster way to get in living contact with all thes...
  • The Nature Club Dracula

    Finland was totally different in the 70´s. The young people of those days were sons and daughters of the sons and daughters of the Second World War...
  • Golden Potatoes and Other Daydreams

    In the year 1979 I was a little bit interested in acting. Maybe the magical world of theater would be the home for my restless soul? But I had hea...
  • The Call of The Soul

    Some memories from the past. I was crazy. Or maybe I was just childish. In every case at the age of eighteen I was lost. Like the life would hit my...
  • Landscape as a Face of God

    I see that I´d like to rush to handle my performance art but it´s necessary to show also some paintings from those earlier years and decades. So, I...
  • Outside or inside?

    It was early eighties when I discovered performance art. But before that I painted landscapes and tried to describe human beings. At the same time...
  • To a Gig and Back to Home

    Life is serious, life is absurd! A memory from 1994.   
  • The Stream of Death and Birth

    "From Koitajoki", pastel on paper, 1979. This pastel above I made as a young boy when trying to get an expedition into my family´s history in Nort...
  • Narrow Path

    A Path in a Forest, pastel on paper, 1978. My grandmothers were my first sponsors. This pastel drawing was the beginning of my art business. It wa...