Biography

Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Studies

1998-2002 Academy of Fine Arts, master’s degree

1996-98 Turku Arts academy

1995-96 Free Art School, Helsinki

1994-95 University of Jyväskylä, art history

1993-94 University of Helsinki, theology

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Red Century, ARTag gallery, Helsinki

2017 42, Painting ensemble, GeleriePleiku, Berlin

2016 “42+3”, ARTag gallery’s studio, Helsinki

2015 “1920”, ARTag Gallery, Helsinki

2015 “Joker”, Kouvola Art Museum

2014 Gallery Bokvillan, Helsinki

2014 “Island”, Gallery Nikolai, Kotka

2013 “Stay, Lady, Stay”, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki

2012 “Harmony and disharmony sisters” TM Gallery, Helsinki

2012 “Borderline”, Kouvola art museum:Kouta Gallery, Finland

2012 “Borderline, Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland

2010 “Room closed with decoration”, Gallery Jangva, Helsinki

2009 “Harmaakedontie”, Kouvola Art museum, Kouvola

2008 “Road to Eldorado”, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

2006 “The World is true”, TM gallery, Helsinki

2004 Gallery Huuto, Helsinki

2004 Studio mezzo, Helsinki

2003 Kuusankoskihouse, Kuusankoski

2002 Kouvola Art Museum, Kouvola

2001 Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts

2001 Käytävä!, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

Group Exhibitions

2017 Post-industrial garden, KotkaArt, Kotka

2016 Moisio estate, Art autumn, Elimäki

2016 “42”, Wasteland Festival, Kouvola

2015 BELA biennale, Museu Historico National, Cultural Rio Scenarium, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2014 “Antero”, Gallery Å, Turku

2014 “Love”, Union of Finnish Art Associations, Tuusula Art Museum

2012 Artists 2012, Taidehalli, Helsinki

2012 Wasteland Festival, Kouvola, Finland

2011 Decadence of art festival, Astoria Hall, Helsinki

2010 “Isn’t everything after all a part of our inner life”, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2010 Summer Art exhibition, Pori, Finland

2009 “Worth painting”, the 80th anniversary exhibition of the Finnish painters` union, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki

2008 Nordic Art Association’s exhibition,” Rantakasarmi, Helsinki

2007 “Blue”, Väsby Konsthall, Sweden

2007 Works from collections, Helsinki art museum, Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki

2006 “Karjala-Lost”, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2006 Young artist’s competition, Salmela Art Center, Mäntyharju

2005 “Art Goes Kapakka”, Helsinki

2003 “Greetings”, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki

2002 MFA Graduate Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2002 “Draw! 6”, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2001 ”Mäntän tuliaiset”, Studio Mezzo

2000 Paintings in Sampo Pyhälä´s instalation, Gallery Valoori, Helsinki

2000 Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts

2000 “Image of man”, Mänttä Art Festival

2000 “Women in urban”, Helsinki

1999 ”In the air”, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts

Grants

2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, State three-year Artist Grand (2016-2018)

2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Public display grant for artists

2014 National council for visual arts, project grant

2014 Art council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region, project grant

2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Kymenlaakso regional fund, one-year personal grant

2012 National council for visual arts: Arts council of Southeast Finland, project grant

2011 Finnish Cultural Foundation, one-year personal grant

2010 Arts council of Finland, project grant

2009 The Arts Council of Finland, Public display grant for artists

2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa regional fund, one-year personal grant

2008 Arts council of Finland

2008 The Paulo Foundation, project grant

2007 Art Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region, project grant

2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation, one-year personal grant

2005 Alfred Kordelin Foundation, project grant

Works in collections

2015 Tampere Art Museum

2012 Kouvola Art Museum

2006, 2008 The collection of Finnish State commission

2009 Heino collection

2000, 2008, 2016 Finnish Art Society

2004 Helsinki Art Museum

2002 Loparex

2001 G.W. Sohlberg

Memberships

Finnish painters union, Kotka artists` association

acknowledgements

Photos Mika Turkia, Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen, Pirkko Porkka, Saku Pönkänen

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