Curriculum Vitae



Education:
2001-2002Master of Fine Art (Painting), Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
1997-2000Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), Department of Art and Design, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.
1996-1997Foundation Diploma (Art), Berkshire College of Art and Design, Maidenhead, United Kingdom.
1993-1994Diploma (Painting), Vapaa Taidekoulu, Helsinki, Finland.

 
Solo exhibitions:
2018Taidekappeli, Turku, Finland.
2018Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland.
2017ECPCC International Conference, Järvenpää, Finland.
2017Johannishus Castle, Sweden.
2016Kunstlerhaus S11, Solothurn, Switzerland (curator: Martin Rohde).
2016Porvoon Taidehalli, Porvoo, Finland.
2014Linnoituksen Krouvi, Lappeenranta, Finland.
2014Galleria Taikka, Järvenpää, Finland.
2014KuKuK V.o.G (Among us), Raeven, Belgium (curator: Benjamin Fleig).
2013Tikkurilan Kulttuuriviikot, Vantaa, Finland
2013Galleria Katariina (Merry go around), Helsinki, Finland.
2012German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Helsinki, Finland.
2011Kulturcentrum Korpoström (Surface and undercurrents), Parainen, Finland.
2011Galleria Huuto (There is room), Helsinki, Finland.
2010Water Institute Gallery (Oversea spotted), Tel Aviv, Israel (curator: Orly Hoffman).
2010Galleria Aarni, Espoo, Finland.
2009tm-Galleria, Helsinki. Finland.
2008Galleria Vanha Kappalaisen talo, Porvoo, Finland.
2007Galleria Just, Turku, Finland.
2006Lahden Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland.
2006Galleria Nunes, Helsinki, Finland.
2005Galleria Katariina, Helsinki, Finland.
2004Hanasaaren Kulttuurikeskus (Meetings), Helsinki, Finland.
2004Suomi Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
2004Galerie Oljemark, Helsinki, Finland.
2003Taidesalonki Piirto, Helsinki, Finland.
 
Group exhibitions:
2018Ihmisen Puutarha, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, Finland
2018Finnish Illusion (with Katja Tukiainen and Ilona Cutts), Finnish Embassy, Washington, USA
2018BELA Biennial of European and Latin American Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2018Silence and Echo, Vestjylland Art Museum, Tistrup, Denmark
2018Finnish Illusion (with Katja Tukiainen and Ilona Cutts), Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, USA
2017Helsinki Artists Guilt 50 years, Kanneltalon Galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2017Viljandi Art Festival, Viljandi, Estonia
2017Silence and Echo, Lysebo, Oslo, Norway
2017Roihua, Stoa Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2016Kehossa, Keholla, Kehotta, Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland
2016Our Fukushima, National Institution Museum, Kumanovo, Macedonia
2016Alltogether, Viljandi City Gallery, Viljandi, Estonia
2015Bozar de L’Abattoir 2015, Tamines, Belgium (curator: Fred Michiels)
2015Kunst10daagse (Art Festival), Bergen, Holland
2015Nord Art, Budelsdorf, Germany (curator: Wolfgang Gramm).
2015Vapaan taiteen tila (Fail), Helsinki, Finland (curator: Martins Rozenfelds.)
2015Galleri Konst och Form, Sipoo, Finland
2015A C Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (curators Sari Tenni and Canal Cheong-Jagerros)
2014Bozar de L’Abattoir, Tamines, Belgium (curator: Fred Michiels)
2014Kunst10daagse (Biennale), Bergen, Holland.
2014Art Week Helsinki (Art Fair), Helsingfors
2014Westers-Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius (arSboretum 14), Kemiö, Finland.
2014Global Village, Abcoude, Holland, (curator: Jeroen van Paassen).
2014Global Village, Landshut, Germany (curator: Jeroen van Paassen).
2014Global Village, Bröndby strand, Denmark (curator: Jeroen van Paassen).
2014Hyvinkään Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland.
2014Atelierhaus Aachen, Ecce Homo, Aachen , Germany.
2014Supermarket, Stockholm, Sweden.
2013Parallax Art Fair, London, United Kingdom.
2013The Art Museum in Lahti (Muotokuva), Lahti, Finland.
2013ArtHelsinki, Helsinki Art Fair, Helsinki, Finland.
2013OpenArt 2013, Örebro, Sweden.
2013Voipaalan Taidekeskus (SKjL 75 years), Sääksmäki, Finland.
2013P-Gallery (Lainaa Vain), Pori, Finland.
2013Galleria Ahjo (Vimma Festivaali), Joensuu, Finland.
2013Gallery Punto SullArte, Varese, Italy.
2012Factory-Art Gallery (Born to be alive-I tell you we must all die), Berlin, Germany.
2012Art Stays 2012, Festival of Contemporary Art, Ptuj, Slovenia.
2012Kerava Art Museum (Palikkaooppera), Kerava, Finland (curator: Kristian Smeds).
2012Gallery Villa Arttu (Art Centre for Children and Young People), Hyvinkää, Finland (curator: Pauliina Kähärä).
2012Global Village, Alkmaar, Holland (curator: Jeroen van Paassen).
2012Global Village, Sully, France (curator: Jeroen van Paassen).
2012Global Village, Copenhagen, Denmark (curator Jeroen van Paassen).
2012Putikon Hovi-summerexhibition, Putikko, Finland.
2011NYT Helsinki Biennale, Helsinki, Finland.
2011Art Forum (Arfair in Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland.
2011Museum at Fredriksborg (Portraet nu), Hilleröd, Denmark.
2010Jetty Barracs (Toiseuden kohtaaminen), Helsinki, Finland (curators: Vesalahti and J.Vellonen).
2010Arteground the Exhibition of Finnish Arts 2010, Viljandi, Estonia.
2009Vantaa Art Museum (Never to retire- from a salon to a white cube), Vantaa, Finland.
2009200 Finnish Contempory Art in Karlstad, Karlstad, Sweden.
2009Galleri Elverket, Pro Artibus, (Femme)Tammisaari, Finland.
2009Asuna Galleria, (AIKA)Riga, Latvia.
2009Jetty Baracks, (My North), Helsinki, Finland.
2009Stoa Gallery, (Windows to girlhood), Helsinki, Finland (curator: Anne Horto-Rossi).
2009Travelling exhibition (Toiseuden kohtaaminen) (curators: Mika Vesalahti and Jarmo Vellonen).
2008Brinkkalan and Vanha Raatihuone Galleries (Bridges), Turku, Finland.
2008Helsinki Art Fair, Helsinki, Finland.
2008Art in the streets of Helsinki, Finland, (curator: Magdalena Åberg).
2007Vuotalo Gallery, (Kvartetti), City House of Culture, Helsinki, Helsinki.
2007Jetty Barracks, (Women’s season), Helsinki, Finland.
2007Jetty Barracks, (I love Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland.
2007Kunsthaus Rhenania, (Positive Intergrat der Kunst und die Rolle der Frau), Cologne, Germany.
2006Stoa Gallery, (Från tanke till Handling), Helsinki, Finland.
2006Taidepanimo, (SkJL Yearly exhibition), Lahti, Finland.
2006AVA Galleria, Helsinki, Finland.
2006Centro Cultural da Justica Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2005Volksbank Galerie, Budapest, Hungary.
2005Padlas galleria, Vestprem, Hungary.
2005Bartok 32, Budapest, Hungary.
2005Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland.
2005Helsingin Taidehalli, (Suomen Taiteilijain 110. näyttely), Helsinki, Finland.
2004Porvoon Taidetehdas, (Uudet Maan Kuvat), Porvoo, Finland.
2003Century Gallery, (14 x 14), London, United Kingdom.
2002Century Gallery, (Flowlock), London, United Kingdom.
2002Chelsea College of Art and Design, (MA Fine Art Show), London, United Kingdom.
2002The House The House Gallery, (Ready steady paint), London, United Kingdom.
2002The House Gallery, (Be careful what you say), London, United Kingdom.
2001The House Gallery, (Sub Art), London, United Kingdom.
2000Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.
2000Kingston University, (Drawings), London, United Kingdom.
1999Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.
1999Stanley Picker Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
1998BP Headquarters, (Maimeri Exhibition), London, United Kingdom.
1998Royal Academy, (Summer Show), London, United Kingdom.
1998Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.
1998Knights Park Gallery, (North by North North), London, United Kingdom.
1998Stanley Picker Gallery, (A marriage of Images), London, United Kingdom.
1998BP Headquarters, (Engaging Images), London, United Kingdom.
 
Residencies:
2018The Finnish Matera residency, Matera, Italy, October 2018
2017The Finnish Academic Institute in Athens, Greece, 01.11-31.12.2017
2016Altes Spital, Solothurn, Switzerland, 01.12.2015-31.03.2016
2015The Finnish Painter´s Union, Lake Balathon, Vestprem, Hungary, June 2015
2006AVA Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2006
 
Grants:
2018Project Award, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland, (3000 €)
2018Travel Award, FRAME, Finland, (1200 €)
2017Travel Award, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Finland (3000 €)
2017Travel Award, Nordic Culture Point, (950 €)
2016Project Award, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland, (2800 €)
2015International Exchange Award, Arts Promotion Centre Finland (3000 €)
2014Travel Award, Kulturkontakt Nord, Scandinavia (820 €)
2014Travel Award, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, (500 €)
2014Travel Award, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland (600 €).
2014Travel Award, FRAME, Finland (1800 €).
2013Project Grant, Arbetets Vänner i Helsingfors Stödförening, Finland (800 €).
2013Artist Grant, Héléne och Walter Grönqvist Stiftelse, Finland (5000 €).
2012Project Grant, The Finnish Art Council, Finland (1000 €).
2012Travel Award, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland (450 €).
2011Project Grant, Konstsamfundet, Finland (1000 €).
2010Project Grant, The Finnish Art Council, Helsinki, Finland (2000 €).
2010Travel Award, FRAME, Finland (1300 €).
2009Project Grant, The Finnish Art Council, Finland (1000 €).
2009Travel Award, The Finnish Art Council, Finland (250 €).
2009Travel Award, FRAME, Finland (400 €).
2008Artist Grant, Sigurd Frosterus Stiftelse, Finland (5000 €).
2007Project Grant, Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, Finland (1500 €).
2006Travel Award, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland (250 €).
2005Artist Grant, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finland (5000 €).
2004Travel Award, The Finnish Art Council, Finland (450 €).
2003Project Grant, Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse, Finland (1500 €).
2000Student Grant, The Art and Humanities Research Board (AHRB), London, United Kingdom (2800 pounds).
1998Price, III price in BP and Johnson Control Painting and Printing Competition, London, United Kingdom.
1998Price, I price, Faculty Drawing Competition, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.
 
Publications:
2018Kunstmagasinet, Nr. 1, Marts 2018, Årgång 47, Exhibition review, Denmark.
2017Myth and Innovation, Contemporary Artists from Finland, Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton Collection, catalogue.
2015Exhibition catalogue, (Nord Art), Budelsdorf, Germany.
2014Exhibition catalogue, (Oversees), Tel Aviv, Israel.
2014Catalogue presentation of my recent work, Helsinki, Finland.
2014Exhibition catalogue, (Piilossa ja Paljaana), Art Museum in Hyvinkää, Finland.
2014Exhibition catalogue, (Global Village), Abcoude, The Netherlands.
2014Exhibition catalogue, (Ecce Homo), Aachen, Germany.
2014Exhibition catalogue, (Among us), Raeren, Belgium.
2013Exhibition catalogue, (OpenArt 2013), Örebro, Sweden.
2012Exhibition review, (Taiteen tytöttelyä), TAIDE 5/2012, Helsinki, Finland.
2012Master’s Thesis Publication, (Pauliina Kähäräs publication:Tyttö-taiteesta), Helsinki University, Finland.
2012Exhibition catalogue, German-Finnish Chambers of Commerce, Helsinki, Finland.
2012Exhibition catalogue, (Born To Be Alive – I Tell You We Must Die) Factory-Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
2012Exhibition Catalogue, (Palikka ooppera), Kerava Art museum, Kerava, Finland.
2012Exhibition Catalogue, (Global Village), Alkmaar, The Netherlands.
2011Exhibition Catalogue, (200), Galleri Konst, Karlstad, Sweden.
 
Collections:
1)Stiftelsen för Åbo Akademi, Turku, Finland.
2)The Finnish State’s Art Collection, Finland.
3)Evangelican Lutheran Church of Finland, Finland.
4)Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton Collection,
5)5) Stiftelsen Tre Smedar rf, Helsinki, Finland.
6)German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Finland.
7)Vattenfalls Konstförening rf., Sweden.
8)Oy Vattenfall Ab, Finland.
9)Asianajotoimisto Hannes Snellman, Helsinki, Finland.
10)Ameco International Ltd ( British Petrol), United Kingdom.
11)Kingston University, United Kingdom.
12)Companies and private collectors: Finland, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, USA, Holland, France, Hong Kong and Sweden.
 
Positions:
2012-2013Board member, Checkpoint Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
2011- presentMember, Suomen Taiteilijaseuran edustajisto, Finland.
2011-2013Board member, Suomen Pohjoismainen Taideliitto, Finland.
2011Vice Chairman, Taidemaalariliitto (Artist Union), Finland.
2010-2013Board Member, Taidemaalariliitto (Artist Union), Finland.
2010- presentBoard Member, Helsingin Ateljeetalosäätiö, Helsinki, Finland.
2009-2010Board Member, Uudenmaan Kuvataidejärjestöt ry., Finland.
2009-2010Board Member, Helsingin Taiteilijaseura (Helsinki Artist Guilt), Helsinki, Finland.
2007-2010Member, Galleria Rantakasarmin Exhibition Committee, Helsinki, Finland.
2006-presentArt Teacher, Axxell/ Helsingfors svenska arbetarinstitut/ Oko-Pohjola Ltd/ Private Teacher, Helsinki, Finland.
 
Memberships:
1)Helsingin Taiteilijaseura (Helsinki Artist Guilt).
2)Taidemaalariliitto (Artist Union).
3)Checkpoint Helsinki.
4)Kuvasto.