CURRICULUM VITAE

Date of birth 10.7.1978, Oulu, Northern Finland
Lives and works in Oulu

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
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2016
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Odd Familiar, Mustasaari Gallery, Oulu, Finland
Odd Familiar, ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Personal Landscape, Gallery Myötätuuli, Raahe, Finland
Poetry of Breathing, Mustasaari Gallery, Oulu, Finland
Personal Landscape, Palazzo Baronale, Calcata, Italy
Personal Landscape, ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Teoksia, Mustasaari Gallery, Oulu, Finland
Odd Familiar, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
Personal Landscape, Gallery Berner, Turku, Finland
Personal Landscape, Studio Art Centers International Gallery, Florence, Italy
Personal Landscape, Mustasaari Gallery, gallery opening and Personal Landscape book launch, Oulu, Finland
Personal Landscape, Finnland-Institut, Berlin, Germany
120 km/h, Oulu Regional Museum of Art, Finland
Nordisk Landscape, Never Grow Old, Oulu, Finland
Personal Landscape, Harmaja Gallery, Oulu, Finland
Moths, Kellari Gallery, Oulu, Finland
120 km/h, Arthouse Nahkuri, Kärsämäki, Finland
Gravity, Oulu railway station tunnel, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
120 km/h, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki, Finland
120 km/h, Old Town Hall Gallery, Turku, Finland
120 km/h, Black Island Gallery, Oulu, Finland
120 km/h, Katve Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland
120 km/h, Rantagalleria, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland
Kuvia, Kummigalleria, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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Vielä hetki lapsena, Heinola Art Museum, Heinola, Finland
Läsnä, Art Center Haihara, Tampere, Finland
The Snowball Effect 3, Kemi Art Museum, Finland
Works on Paper, DLUL Gallery, Ljublana, Slovenia
Keep Your Tail Up! – Greetings from Cats and Dogs, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
The Snowball Effect – The North Finland Biennial, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
Artisti Per Vico Piave, Palazzo della Provincia di Matera, Italy
City of Dreams, Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Pekilo, Mänttä, Finland
Magic and Dreams, Centre d’art Dominique Lang et Nei Liicht, Dudelange, Luxembourg
Narrow and Wide, IX Gallery, Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada
Earth/Body/Mind, Kathmandu International Art Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal
PolArt2K – 21st century Nordic political art exhibition, Kemi Art Museum, Finland
The Snowball Effect – The North Finland Biennal, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
Syystä, Art Museum Oskar Jauhiainen, Kiiminki, Finland
Our Second Nature, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
Strange Ways, 65°N Group, Gallery Myötätuuli, Raahe, Finland
From Forest, Art Center Haihara, Tampere, Finland
OTS exchange exhibition, Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu, Finland
Strange Ways, 65°N Group, Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Oulu Artists´Association NOW, Valve Gallery, Oulu, Finland
Arctic Heat, Finnland-Institut, Berlin, Germany
Horizon, Art Museum Oskar Jauhiainen, Kiiminki, Finland
Art on Speed, The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, USA
Rajoilla, Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland
New members of The Oulu Artists’ Association, Valve Gallery, Oulu, Finland
The 114th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists "Youth 2009", Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
Street Galleries, Eerikinkatu, Helsinki, Finland
Season of Frost, jubilee year of Finnish photography, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
Northern Life, Medium Art Center, Beijing, China
Live Herring, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
Fusion, Oulu City Library - Regional Central Library, Finland

EDUCATION

2003–2008
2000–2001
1998–2000

Degree programme in communication at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland, visual communication
Visuaaliviestinnän Instituutti, Tampere, Finland, apprenticeship training school of professional photography
Vocational school of Northern Ostrobothnia, Oulu, Finland, image processing and digital imaging

MEMBERSHIPS

The Union of Artist Photographers in Finland
The Oulu Artists' Association

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Finnish State Art Collection
Oulu Museum of Art
Finnish Institute in Japan
Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Oulu, Finland
Youkobo Art Space, Japan
Playsign Oy
Private Collections

BOOKS

2013
2007

Personal Landscape / Kerber Verlag
120 km/h, thesis / Oulu University of Applied Sciences

RESIDENCES

2016
2016
2015
2015
2014

Cité des Arts de Paris, France
Väinö Tanner Foundation artist residence, Mazzano Romano, Italy
Arts Promotion Centre Finland's artist residence in Berlin, Germany
Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
Arts Promotion Centre Finland's artist residence in Matera, Italy

GRANTS

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Finnish Cultural Foundation, project grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Public Display Grant for Visual Artists
Oulun valistustalorahasto, project grant
The VISEK Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art, grant for a group
City of Oulu, project grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia and Kainuu, one year working grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, National Council for Photographic Art, project grant
Frame Visual Art Finland
Patricia Seppälä foundation, project grant
City of Oulu, project grant
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Grant for cultural exchange
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, National Council for Photographic Art, quality support
Arts Council of Finland, Public Display Grant for Visual Artists
Arts Council of Finland, National Council for Photographic Art, project grant
Arts Council of Finland, National Council for Photographic Art, Year State Grant to Artist
Arts Council of Finland, travel grant
Arts Council of Finland, Public Display Grant for Visual Artists
Arts Council of Oulu province, project grant
City of Oulu, project grant
The Art Society of Finland, Young Artist´s Grant
Arts Council of Finland, travel grant
Arts Council of Oulu province, project grant
City of Oulu, Young Artist’s Grant
North Ostrobothnia Regional Fund, project grant