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I’m a fine artist (B.A.) from Jyväskylä.
Majority of my works contain an individual human figure mixed with abstract demensions.
In my paintings I use mostly acrylic colours.

 

Photo: Mari Antjärvi

CURRICULUM VITAE

b. in Jyväskylä, (Finland) 1984

STUDIES

2005-2009 University of Applied Sciences / Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kankaanpää
2008 Slovenia, Univerza v Ljubljani, 5 months (Erasmus exhange)
2004-2005 Orivesi College of Arts
2000-2003 Cygnaeus Upper Secondary School, graduate

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Unknown Faces, Gallery Jänis, Turku
2014 Paintings, Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta
2014 Paintings, Gallery Ronga, Tampere
2012 Paintings, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä (Saskiat NGO grant)
2011 Paintings, Central Finland ELY Center office gallery, Jyväskylä

JOINT EXHIBITIONS

2016 Plankko Popup, CraftCorner, Helsinki (invited)
2010 Uni Muni Puppua, Poriginal Gallery, Pori
2009 Leikin Loppu (‘The End of the Play’) matriculation exhibition, Poriginal Gallery and Värjäämö 5, Pori

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Erehtyminen / To Err Is Human, XXV Mänttä Art Festival, Pekilo, Mänttä, Curator Anna Ruth (invited)
2021 Metsämaa (‘Woodland’) exhibition tour, Main Library of Laukaa, Laukaa (juried)
2020 Metsämaa (‘Woodland’) exhibition tour, town hall of Karstula, Gallery Himmeli, Karstula (juried)
2020 Metsämaa (‘Woodland’) exhibition tour, Keuruu Museum, Keuruu (juried)
2019 Juhla (‘ Celebration’) Pop Up, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2019 Maalauksen JUHLAA! (‘Celebration of painting’), part of The Finnish Painters’ Union’s Anniversary Exhibition Weeks, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2019 Tuntematon aika (‘The Unknown Time’), Wiurila Summer Art Exhibition, Halikko, Salo (juried)
2019 Mansikkapaikka (‘Strawberry field’), Summer exhibition of Jyväskylä Artists’ Assosiation, Järvilinna, Laukaa
2018 Pakkas (‘Frost’) Pop Up, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2018 Helle (‘Heat’) Pop Up, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä
2018 Hullu talo (‘Crazy House’), Summer exhibition, Toinila, Petäjävesi
2018 Toisia todellisuuksia (‘Other Realities’) Jyväskylä Art Museum
2017 – 2018 Juhlatuulella (‘In The Mood for a Celebration’) The Annual exhibition of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, Jyväskylä Art Museum
2017 Virkamiehen uni (‘Dream of an Official’), Summer exhibition of Jyväskylä Artists’ Assosiation, House of Punnonen, Keuruu
2016 The 71st Annual exhibition of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Assosiation’s, Museum of the Central Finland, Jyväskylä (juried)
2016 The Summer exhibition of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, Wanha Voimala (‘old power plant’), Vaajakoski
2016 Take Away, Aila’s Art Gallery, Helsinki
2015 Kaikilla mausteilla (‘With All The Spices’), as part of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association’s 70th anniversary, Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa
2015 Exhibition of art acquisitions 2014, City Hospital of the Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2014 / 2015 Samat naamat taas (‘The Same Faces Again’), The Annual exhibition of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, Museum of the Central Finland, Jyväskylä (juried)
2013 The Annual Exhibition of the Keuruu Artists’ Assosiations, Kamana, Keuruu
2012 UudenPolvenMuseo (‘Museum of The New Generation’), Säynätsalo
2011 The Annual Exhibition of the Keuruu Artists’ Assosiations, Kamana, Keuruu
2010 The Annual Exhibition of the Keuruu Artists’ Assosiations, Kamana, Keuruu
2009 Mene Takaisin Hetkeen (‘Go Back to The Moment’) Viljamakasiini, Ruovesi (invited)
2009 Vierailu Periferiassa (‘A Visit to The Frige’) Köysiratagalleria, Turku
2008 Christmas exhibition of the students, Gallery of the Art School, Kankaanpää
2007 Christmas exhibition of the students, Gallery of the Art School, Kankaanpää
2005 Exhibition of the Students, Orivesi College of Arts, Orivesi

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

2019 Artist of the Month, Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä

PRIZES AND RECOGNITION

2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, ½ year grant
2017 Central Finland Regional Fund, ½ year grant
2013 Central Finland Regional Fund, ½ year grant
2012 Saskiat NGO of Jyväskylä, grant to Gallery Becker
2010 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, ½ year grant

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Jyväskylä Art Museum
Central Finland’s City Hospital’s Art Collection
University of Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä Educational Consortium Gradia

MEMBERSHIPS

Finnish Painters’ Union, full member 2020 – (member 2014–2019)
The Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, full member 2017 – (member 2012–2016)

POSITION OF TRUST

Secretary of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, 2019–2021
The board member of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, 2018–2019, 2020–2021
The board member of the Foundation of the Artists’ Houses, vice chair, 2016–2018, 2019–2021