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Art Education

2010-2014

  • Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland: Sculpture, MFA

2007-2010

  • The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland: Sculpture and Environmental Art, 1st Class BA(Hons) Fine Art

2005-2007

  • Art School Maa, Finland: Contemporary Art, part-time studies

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Solo and joint exhibitions

2018

  • Gallery Rajatila, Tampere
  • Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
  • Gallery Muu Kaapeli, Helsinki

2016

  • Maisemakone – Landscape Machine, Huuto Gallery, Helsinki

2015

  • Building Bodies, Open Studio at Triangle Arts Association, New York, USA

2014

  • Oudosti tuttua – Weirdly Familiar, Galleria Johanna, Harviala

2013

  • Aikamuotoja – Tenses, Kaamosgalleria, Kuusamo

2011

  • Ääret – Verges,  Finnish Academy of Fine Arts gallery, Helsinki
  • Midsummer night open doors, KUVA residency, Berlin
  • NYT2011 –  Contemporary Art Summer, Taidehuone,  Naantali (with Saara Huovinen)

2010

  • macromicro, Vic gallery, Glasgow (with Naomi Bell)

2007

  • Object collages, Kulmagalleria, Helsinki

2005

  • Prints and sculptures, Pitäjänmäki library, Helsinki
  • Junk closet, Hyllygalleria, Helsinki

2004

  • Object collages, Pitäjänmäki library, Helsinki

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Group exhibitions

2017

  • Finlandia – el País de las cuatro estaciones, Sala de Exposiciones Vista Alegre, Torrevieja, Spain
  • Sisään – Ulos, Haihatus, Joutsa
  • Näkymä 2017 – ITE luova osaaminen, Akaa

2016

  • Koskettavin veistos, Art Kaarisilta, Helsinki
  • University of the Arts’ exhibition, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

2015

  • Sculptor 15 – Occupy space, Korundi Art Museum, Rovaniemi
  • Boutique Art Couture, Gislaveds konsthall, Sweden
  • Spirited Mansion, Harviala Manor, Harviala
  • Landscape – Metropolis, Kraftwerk der Rathenau-Hallen, Berlin
  • Tracing performance, Galleria Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki

2014

  • Kriisi – Crisis, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki
  • Trash Art, Habitare, Messukeskus, Helsinki
  • Darned Stitch Up – The Case Wittenberge, Veritas factory, Wittenberge, Germany
  • Hetkinen, Mänttä Art Festival, Pekilo, Mänttä
  • Melancholy, Villa Roosa, Orimattila
  • Valon aika, Pikku Galleria, Jämsä
  • Pop Up Art House, Diana Stage, Helsinki
  • Living Room Exhibition, private homes, Helsinki

2013

  • OpenArt, Örebro, Sweden
  • Neu/Now, Young Talent of the Future festival, Amsterdam
  • Hymykuoppa – Dimple, Iittala Art House
  • Fata Morgana, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki

2012

  • Siltojen välissä – Between the Bridges – Environmental art exhibition, Jämsä, Finland
  • Kuvan kevät – the Degree Show of the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
  • valoKuvA (part of the Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012 program), Gallery FAFA

2011

  • Uusi veistos – New Sculpture, Lahti Art Museum
  • Buffer Zone, The Armory Gallery, Sydney, Australia
  • My Private Show, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki
  • The Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
  • Master Jam, Gallery FAFA, Helsinki

2010

  • Living sculpture: Knowledge exchange, Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee
  • Valkaisusali (part of ARS HÄME 10), Finlaysonin kutomo, Forssa
  • Open doors, Villa Iris, Santander, Spain
  • The Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Mackintosh building, Glasgow
  • Eyebrow Says Relax, Barnes building, Glasgow
  • a body of drawings, Front Space, Barnes building, Glasgow
  • Parallel, Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow
  • The Fish That Never Swam, Barnes building, Glasgow
  • Working Way Forward, Barnes building, Glasgow

2009

  • Not The Anglers Rendez-Vous, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
  • Sculpture exhibition, Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow
  • Sculpture exhibition, Newbery Gallery, Glasgow

2008

  • After some consideration, Barnes building, Glasgow
  • Another Place, Barnes building, Glasgow and Peking
  • Allofasudden, Barnes building, Glasgow
  • Draw Or Die, Barnes building, Glasgow

2007

  • It´s a bummer to be born, Gallery Maa-tila, Helsinki

2006

  • Spring exhibition, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki
  • Warmth – Performance happening and exhibition, Gallery Maa-tila, Helsinki
  • Intensive course exhibition, Pekka Halonen Art Academy gallery, Tuusula

2004

  • New life of scrap, Gallery Aralis, Helsinki

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Other activities

2015-

  • Member of artist collective Chekhov Machine, creating live dance-theater-installations. Performances: Three Sisters – Hanko Theater Festival (2015), Pori Theater Festival (2015) and Mad House Helsinki Festival (2015). Chekhov Machine goes Beckett – Stoa Theater, Helsinki (2016).

2014

  • Member of the artistic team for the Blaue Frau Pop Up Art House at Diana-scene in Helsinki

2013

  • Co-production of the spatial stage design together with Elina Vainio for experimental music theater performance Seven Deadly Sins, by Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill, Jätkäsaari Bunker, Helsinki

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Workshops

2015

  • Spirited Mansion Symposium, Harviala Manor, Finland

2014

  • Endmoräne workshop, Wittenberge

2013

  • OpenArt Academy, Örebro, Sweden

2010

  • Mona Hatoum workshop 4th – 17th July 2010, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander, Spain

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Residencies

2017

  • The Finnish Institute in Rome, Villa Lante, Rome (September – December 2017)

2015

  • The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, Artist-in-Residence Stipend in Triangle Residency, New York (October – December 2015)

2012

  • KUVYO residency, Utö, Finland

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Grants

2017

  • Alfred Kordelin foundation, Working grant for Villa Lante
  • Finnish Cultural Foundation, Working grant

2016

  • Arts Promotion Center Finland, Artist grant

2015

  • Arts Promotion Center Finland, Project grant

2014

  • Arts Promotion Center Finland, Public display grant

2012

  • Anita Snellman Foundation, Working grant

2011

  • Arts Council of Finland, Travel grant
  • Finnish Academy of Fine Art

2010

  • Finnish Academy of Fine Art

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Works in collections

  • Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Finnish State Art Collection
  • Finnish Art Society
  • Finnish Deafblind Association Collection
  • Private collections

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Memberships

  • Association of Finnish Sculptors
  • Artists’ Association of Helsinki

 

Living sculpture: Knowledge exchange, Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee