info : curriculum vitae

Born 1976 in Oulu, Finland

Lives and works in Helsinki and Oulu

 

EDUCATION

BA(hons) Fine Art 2001 (The Surrey Institute of Art & Design

University College)

BTEC Diploma in Art & Design 1998 (The Surrey Institute of Art &

Design University College)

 

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2013  Galery Ama, Helsinki

          Akustiikka, Ylivieska, Finland

2012  Year of the Dragon, Oulu Art Museum

2011  Lowest Common Denominator, James Hockey & Foyer Galleries, Farnham, UK

          Gallery Himmelblau, Tampere

          Galleria Harmaja, Oulu

2010  Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo

2009  Pohjanmaa, Myymälä2, Helsinki

          Madetoja Hall, Oulu, Finland

2008  Galleria Harmaja, Oulu

          Less Is a Lot More Than Nothing , Kellarigalleria, Oulu

2007  Olento, Culture Factroy Korjaamo, Helsinki

2006  Works, NUKU, Oulu

          Exhibition, Teatterikuoppa, Haukipudas

2005  Exhibition, Klubigalleria, Päiväkoti, Turku

          Exhibition,  Oulu Art Museum, The Cafe

2004  Maalauksia Ja Grafiikkaa, Archeus, Oulu

2003  Growth, Hietalahdenkatu 10 Helsinki

1999  Places and Spaces-Installation, Farnham Public Library, Farnham, U.K.

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013  Purnu, Orivesi, Finland

          'Saareen', Merimuseo, Kotka/Annantalo, Helsinki / Valve, Oulu

          Himmelblau, Galleria Harmaja, Oulu

2012  'Plate', Herrick Gallery, London

2011  Homanen / Mattila / Törmänen, Archeus, Oulu
2010  Condition OK! and other new art, Sara HIlden Art Museum, Tampere
          Paintings, Aine Art Museum, Tornio (w/Henri Hagman)
          Paintings, Rantakasarmi Galleria, Suomenlinna
          Himmelblau, Galerie Arktika, Marktoberdorf, Germany
          Panda Gorilla & Co. Shau Fenster, Berlin, Germany
          'Saareen', Valvegalleria, Oulu
          Kellarigalleria, Oulu (w/Tuomas Laitinen)

2009  Flash! Sara HIlden Art Museum, 'Tampere, Finland

          Worth Painting, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

          Honkahovi Art Centre, Mänttä, Finland

          Galleria Terttu Jurvakainen, Muhos, Finland

          Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland

          Himmelblau Print Show, Gallery Harmaja, Oulu

2008  Night On Earth, with Jussi Jääskeläinen and Jani Rusica, Vorspiel, Berlin, Germany

          Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju

          Galleria Terttu Jurvakainen

          Show, with Robert Currie, VINEspace, London U.K.

2007  Libriars, Oulu City Library

          Galleria Terttu Jurvakainen, Muhos

          Angel Of Dog Exhibition, Mezkalito Gallery, London, U.K

          CollectEast, Kellarigalleria, Oulu

          Paintings and things, Galleria Colmio, Oulu

2006  Helsinki International, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki

          Scandinavi-ART, Camaver Kunsthaus, Lecco, Italy

          IHME-Oulu Regional Exhibition, Oulu Art Museum

2005   Random Access Memory,  SOK Toppila Mill, Oulu

          ARS-Möljä, Asuntomessut, Oulu

2004  Näkökulmia, Veturitallit, Mikkeli

2002  'Sabotage the war effort', The Foundry, London U.K.

2001  La Merde et la Mort, Chez Robert, Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France

          Raw Canvas, former Aldwych underground station, London, U.K.

          ISSED at Five Years, Five Years, London, U.K.

          '37 too many', Candid Arts Centre, London, U.K.

2000  Meat Tree, The Maltings Gallery, Farnham, U.K.

 

ART FAIRS 

2013 Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London (Galleria Himmelblau)

         Art Bodensee, Germany (Galerie Arktika) 

         Art Karlsruhe, Germany (Galerie Arktika)

2012 Affordable Art Fair, Hamburg (Galerie Arktika)

         Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam (Galerie Arktika)

         Art Karlsruhe, Germany (Galerie Arktika)

2011 Art Bodensee, Austria (Galerie Arktika)

         Art Helsinki (Galleria Himmelblau)

         Berlin Liste, Germany (Galerie Arktika)

2010 Art Helsinki (Galleria Himmelblau)

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2013 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa region

         Arts Council of finland, exhibition grant

2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation (1-year working grant)

         Arts Council of Finland, exhibition costs

2011 FRAME for exhibition at James Hockey Gallery

2010 Arts Council of Finland, resiency costs

         Arts Council of Finland, exhibition costs

         Finnish Taideyhdistys, Young artist award

2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation, (1-year grant)

         The Arts Council of Finland, (for an exhibition)

2007 The Arts Council of Finland, (exhibition costs)

         The City of Oulu, (for an exhibition)

2006  Kanresta Restaurants, Award for Young Artist

         The Arts Council of Finland, (travel costs)

         Oulun Saskiat, Young Artist Award

         The City of Oulu, (1/2-year grant)

2005 Oulu Regoinal Arts Council (for an exhibition)

2004 Finnish Cultural Foundation, (for an exhibition)

 

RESIDENCIES

2010  Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan

2003-2004 Salmela Art Centre, Mäntyharju, Finland

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2005- Finnish Painters Union

2001- Oulu Artist Organisation

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2012 Sandy Hill Detached Youth Project, Farnham UK

2008 Omat Kuviot, Community Art Project commissioned by Oulu Art Museum, Oulu

2007 Yksityiskohta Kosmoksesta (45 remix)-mural, Club 45 Special, Oulu

2006 Mural (w/Petri Yrjölä), Club 45 Special, Oulu

2005 Pallautuneet -sculpture, Oulu Camping area, Oulu

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The State of Finland

The Cities Of Oulu, Tampere and Ylivieska

The Muncipality of Mäntyharju and Oulunsalo

Sara Hilden Art Museum

Oulu Art Museum

Aine Art Museum

Espoo Museum of Modern Art (Finlandia collection)

Salmela Art Centre

Scope Collection, Japan

Youkobo Collection, Japan

Verve

Vantaa Innovation Istitute

The University Hospital of Oulu

Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Kaleva Newspaper

Club 45 Special

Archeus

Sonell Rakennuttajat

Oulun Saskiat

Winwind