BORN 1973 KEMI, FINLAND

 

Studies

1996       University of Jyväskylä, education of the kindergarten

1996       University of Tampere, the basic course for adult education

1996       Grade of Visual Art, Kuopio

1992-1995       School of Arts and Design – Jurva 

1990-1992       College of Arts and Crafts – Tervola 


Solo exhibitions in Finland

2015       Seinäjoki Art Hall

2012, 2008, 2005, 2000      Gallery Be`19, Helsinki

2011       Kemi Art Museum

2010       K.H.Renlund museum – Kokkola

2009       Ostrobothnian museum – Vaasa

2007       Gallery Joella, gallery of The Graphic Artists of Turku

2004       The Lönnström Art Museum, Studio – Rauma

2004       Seinäjoki Art Hall (with Loukkola)

2003       Vaasa Art Hall (with Sippola)

2002       TM gallery, gallery of The Finnish Painters Union – Helsinki

2002       Nelimarkka Museum – Alajärvi

2001       Gallery 2 – Turku

2000       Gallery Kipinä, gallery of The Artists´Association of Lahti

1999       Patruunagallery – Lapua

1998       Gallery Art Halvare – Oulu

1998       Gallery 1 – Turku

1996       Gallery Torikeskus – Seinäjoki

1996       Gallery Arttori – Seinäjoki


Group exhibitions in Finland

2013       Spiraali, Nelimarkka Museum

2012       Maisema, Lapua Art museum

2012       Johan nyt, Gallery Johan S, Helsinki

2011       Tässä ajassa-I nutiden, Kuntsi Museum of modern art, Vaasa

2011       80-year Exhibition of The Association of Finnish Printmakers, Salo Art Museum

2011, 2004, 2001      Summer Exhibition of The Union of Finnish Art Associations, invited

2009, 2007, 2006, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1997     Annual Exhibitions of The Union of Finnish Art Associations

2011       Lappia, Annual exhibition of Lappland, Kemi Art Museum

2010, 2005, 2000    Annual Exhibitions of Arts Council of Ostrobothnia

2010       50-year exhibition of The Artists Association of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki Art Hall

2008       Helsinki Art Fair / Galleria BE´19

2008, 2005       Art llmajoki, summer exhibition

2008       Hovinkartano, Hauho / The Seinäjoki Artists´association

2007       Seinäjoki Art Hall / The Seinäjoki Artists´association

2007       Art Centre Ahjo – Joensuu / The Seinäjoki Artists´association

2007       Varkaus Art Museum (with Hannula-Ketola and Blåfield)

2007       Lapua Art Museum / The Ostrobothnian Artists` Association

2007       Seinäjoki Art Hall / The Seinäjoki Artists` Association

2007       Drawings, Nelimarkka museum – Alajärvi / The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association

2007       Art Centre Ahjo – Joensuu / The Seinäjoki Artists` Association

2007       Gallery Voima, gallery of The Kemi Artists`Association – Kemi

2006       Art Centre Salmela, summer exhibition, Young Artists Competition

2006       Ostrobothnian artists, Seinäjoki Art Hall

2005       Vaasa Art Hall / The Seinäjoki Artists´Association

2005       Watercolours, Patruunagalleria – Lapua / The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association

2005       Still alive, Varikko gallery – Seinäjoki

2004       Exhibition of The Nordic Art Association, Gallery Rantakasarmi – Helsinki

2004       Poriginal Gallery – Pori / The Seinäjoki Artists`Association

2004       Annual exhibition of The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association

2003       Kemi Art Museum (with Hannula-Ketola and Laasonen)

2003       Savonlinna Art Museum (with Hannula-Ketola and Laasonen)               

2003       Vaasa Art Hall / The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association, invited

2003       Pirkanpohja Art Centre – Ähtäri / 60-year Exhibition of The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association

2003, 2000       Analyste -Art Competition – Helsinki

2002       Art Centre Väinölä – Varkaus / The Seinäjoki Artists´Association

2002       Varikko gallery – Seinäjoki / The Seinäjoki Artists´Association

2001       Art Centre Harri – Alavus / The Seinäjoki Artists´Association

2001       Seinäjoki Art Hall / Varikko

2001       Varjola – Kauhajoki, summer exhibition

2000       Seinäjoki Art Hall, invited

1999       Uusia jälkiä, Young Artists Exhibition of Arts Council of Ostrobothnia, Pirkanpohja Art Centre – Ähtäri

1997-1999       Annual Exhibition of The Ostrobothnian Artists´ Association

1999       Gallery Saskia – Tampere / The Seinäjoki Artists´Association

1998       Kesäsalonki  Galleria BE`19 – Helsinki

1997       Young Ostrobothnian Artist, Seinäjoki Art Hall


Exhibitions abroad

2012      Social isolation, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, German

2012      Väsby Konsthall, Upplands Väsby, Sverige

2010      Baltic Bridges, International watercolour biennial – Lithuania, Vilnius

2010      SoHo Gallery, Osaka – Japan / Arte Vida Arte

2009      Galeria do Palácio, Porto – Portugal / Arte Vida Arte

2008      5th International Biennial of Miniature Art Czestochowa – Poland

2008      Baltic Bridges, International watercolour biennial – Lithuania, Kaunas

2008, 1999      Stockholm Art Fair / Galleria BE´19

2007       Museu Teixeira Lopes and Casa de Cultura de Gaia – Portugal / Arte Vida Arte

2006       The Scandinavian House – Czech Republic, Prague (with Hannula-Ketola)

2005       Vam Design – Hungary, Budapest

2004       Gallerie des Levantehouse – Germany, Hamburg

2004       Finnish Cultural Centre in Benelux  – Belgium, Antverpen (with Hannula-Ketola) 

2004       Finnish institute in Estonia – Estonia, Tallinn (solo exhibition)


Memberships

The Finnish Painters´ Union

The Association of Finnish Printmakers

The Ostrobothnian Artsts´Association

The Seinäjoki Artists`Association


Grands

2015, 2001       Artist Grant from Seinäjoki Kordellin Commission

2012, 2011, 2006, 2002, 1997      Artist Grant from Seinäjoki city

2011       Project grant for the group exhibition from The Arts Council of Ostrobothnia

2011       Project grant for the group exhibition from The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Ostrobothnian Foundation

2011       Project grant for the group exhibition from Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia      

2009, 2002       Artist Grant for halv year from Artscouncil of Ostrobothnia

2008       Artist Grant for one-year from Arts Council of Ostrobothnia

2007       Artist Grant for one-year from Finnish Cultural Foundation, Ostrobothnian Foundation

2007       Project grant from Arts Council of Ostrobothnia

2003-2005        Artist Grant for three-years from Arts Council of Ostrobothnia

2004       Travel grant from Arts Council of Finland

2003       Project grant for the group exhibition from Finnish Cultural Foundation, Ostrobothnian Foundation

2001       Artist Grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation, Ostrobothnian Foundation

1999       Artist Grant from Ostrobothnian Development Foundation


Prizes

2012       Premio Ora, Artist prize, Italy

2008       2nd Prize, 5th International Biennial of Miniature Art Czestochowa – Poland

1999       Artist Prize from Artscouncil of Ostrobothnia


Residence, workshops

2012       Drawing workshop and exhibition, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin

2009       Grassina, Firenze, Italy

2004       Citè Internationale des Arts, Paris, France


Works in collections

State Art Collections

Pori Art Museum

Kemi Art Museum

Ostrobothnian museum

The Centre of Culture Promotion, Poland

Foundation of Teresia and Rafael Lönnström

The Institute of Marketing, Helsinki

Gasum oy, Helsinki

Åbo Akademi University, Turku

Åbo Akademi University, Vaasa

Seinäjoki, Järjestötalo

City of Seinäjoki

City of  Vaasa

City of Alavus

County of Nastola

Sedu, Seinäjoki

The Seinäjoki Artist`s Association

Private Collections