Born: 1987, Helsinki, Finland
Working in: Hämeenkoski, Finland

Upcoming

2017 – Helsinki, FIN, Galerie Forsblom – Curated Group Exhibition “Nature Morte”.   Oct.13-Nov.12
2017 – Copenhagen, DENMARK, CHART Art Fair.   Sept.1-3

Art Studies

2013–2016 – Helsinki (FIN), University of the Arts Helsinki, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Painting, MFA Studies
2008–2012 – Turku (FIN), Turku University of Applied Sciences, ArtsAcademy, Fine Arts, Painting, BA
2008 – Helsinki (FIN), Valmennustiimi Eximia Oy, Art Training Course
2003–2006 – Espoo (FIN), Kaitaa High School, Fine Arts Faction, High School Graduated
2000–2003 – Espoo (FIN), Kaitaa Junior High School, Fine Arts Faction
1993–1999 – Espoo (FIN), Courses of Painting and Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions

2016 – Helsinki (FIN), Galerie Forsblom — “Practice of Joy Before Death”
2015 – Helsinki (FIN), Galerie Forsblom — “Between Hope And Despair”
2014 – Helsinki (FIN), ‘TM-Gallery’ Finnish Painters’ Union Gallery — “Presence”
2013 – Turku (FIN), Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum of Contemporary Art, Takkahuone Gallery Space — “Black sheep”
2012 – Vaasa (FIN), Kuntsi Museum of Contemporary Art, Cafe Simo — “Nameless”
2012 – Turku (FIN), Gallery Joella — Final Work for Turku Arts Academy — “Aesthetics of Disappearing”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Gallery Vino, Turku Concert Hall — “Garbage Paper Mandala”
2010 – Turku (FIN), “Cafe Muusa — Way to Go”
2010 – Turku (FIN), Kerttuli Retirement Home — “Rootstock”

Art Competitions and Curated Group Exhibitions

2017 – Trieste, ITALY, Galleria Torbandena Projects – Curated Group Exhibition “Looking Forward”
2014 – Helsinki (FIN), Helsinki Music Centre — The Art of Basware — “Young Art Competition 2014”

2013 – Helsinki (FIN), Helsinki Music Centre — The Art of Basware — “Young Art Competition 2013”
2012 – New York (USA), The Jeffrey Leder Gallery — “Small works NYC”
2012 – Turku (FIN), Köysirata Gallery — “Turku Art Society year exhibition 2012”
2012 – London (UK), Gallery 27 — “2012 Cork Street Open Exhibition”
2012 – London (UK), Gallery 27 — Cork Street Open Exhibition — “Prize Winners’ Exhibtion”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Turbine Hall — “Create Preventive Works! Competition 2011”
2011 – Helsinki (FIN), Sanoma House, Media Piazza — The Art of Basware — “Young Art Competition 2011”
2010 – Helsinki (FIN), Aschan Cafe Jugend and Savonlinna (FIN), Sääminki Congregation Hall — “Israel Inspiration Art Competition”
2010 – London (UK), Cork Street Gallery — “2010 Cork Street Open Exhibition”

Joint Exhibitions

2012 – Helsinki (FIN), Pop-up Gallery Lauttasaari — “POP UP Art Show Helsinki”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Köysirata Gallery — “Dunce”
2010 – Turku (FIN), University of Applied Sciences, Arts Academy — “Head Exhibition”
2009 – Turku (FIN), Turku Art Museum and Turku (FIN), Turku Conservatoire, Turku (FIN) and Brinkhall Manor, EU-funded Cooperation Project — “Marjatta matalaneito”

Group Exhibitions

2015 – Helsinki (FIN), Lisätila — Academy of Fine Arts MFA Exhibition “Kuvan Kevät”
2012 – Kustavi (FIN), Kustavin Kipinä — “Exhibition in Kustavi”
2012 – Turku (FIN), Old liquor factory — “Manifest”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Köysirata Gallery — “2000 & 11 Self-Portraits”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Brinkhall Manor, EU-funded Cooperation Project — “Ball Pool”
2011 – Turku (FIN), Köysirata Gallery — “Process”
2009 – Turku (FIN), Köysirata Gallery — “At the Same Table”

Awards

2014 – Helsinki (FIN), First prize, The Art of Basware — “Young Art Competition 2014”
2012 – London (UK), Visitor’s Choice — “Cork Street Open Exhibition”
2010 – London (UK), Runner Up, Judges Choice — “2010 Cork Street Open Exhibition”

Artworks in collections

Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA FIN
Saastamoinen Foundation FIN
Sara Hildén Art Museum FIN
Vantaa Art Museum FIN
City of Turku FIN
Kämp Group
Basware art collection

Grants, Scholarships

2017 – Grant, KONE Foundation — for 1 year Artistic work
2016 – Grant, The Finnish Cultural Foundation SKR — for 1 year Artistic work
2016 – Grant, Finnish Art Society, The Young Artist Grant — for a Solo Exhibition
2015 – Scholarship, Anita Snellman Foundation
2014 – Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, State Grant — for a Solo Exhibition
2013 – Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland — for 5 month Artistic work
2013 – Grant, City of Turku, Cultural Commitee — for a Solo Exhibition
2013 – Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, State Grant — for a Solo Exhibition
2013 – Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Southwest Region — for a Solo Exhibition
2012 – Scholarship, Wäinö Aaltonen Society and Turku Cooperative Bank
2012 – Grant, The Finnish Cultural Foundation SKR, Väinö Tanner Fund — for Thesis and Final Work, “Aesthetics of Disappearing”

Residencies, Study trips

2014 – Saint Petersburg (RUS) — Study trip, (Manifesta 10 — The European Biennial of Contemporary Art), University of the Arts Helsinki, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2014 – Serbia — Study trip, Frontiers in Retreat, Helsinki international Artist Programme (HIAP), University of the Arts Helsinki, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2012 – Turku (FIN) — Artist Residency — Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Museum of History and Contemporary Art

Other Activities

2014 – Helsinki (FIN), Art Helsinki, Contemporary art fair, Helsinki Messukeskus, Present at The Art of Basware stand, video interview, presentation of the artistic work, art work on display
2012 – Helsinki (FIN), Pop-up Gallery, Joint Exhibition, idea, execution and marketing
2012 – Artist is Near Document Project, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Recording of Art Making, Interview and Photography. A Part of Recording and Collection Co-operation Projects of Finnish Museums (TAKO).
2011 – Young promises, 25 under 25 of age, CITY -magazine 9/2011
2011 – Kaarina (FIN), Graffiti-Workshop for children and young adults
2009 – Sysmä (FIN), Leader of an art course for children
2009 – Sysmä (FIN), Public space murals, Hyvän Olon Aurinkoniemi

Memberships

Finnish Painters’ Union
Turku Drawing Society
Kuvasto ry