CV

DEGREES

Degree Studies in Arts & Media

· Studies aiming for Doctor of Arts degree <Taiteen tohtori>
Aalto University School of Art and Design
2010 –
> including Fulbright visiting researcher position in
University of California, San Diego / Visual Arts Department
    9/2012 -9/2013

· Further Qualification for Web Design <Audiovisuaalisen viestinnän ammattitutkinto>
Turku Christian Institute
2009 – 2010

· Master of Fine Art <Kuvataiteen maisteri>
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
Department of Sculpture
2006 – 2010
> including exchange studies in
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague
Intermedia studio
10/2007 -2/2008

· Master of Arts (Art and Design) <Taiteen maisteri>
University of Lapland, Rovaniemi
Master’s Programme in Media Interface Design,
Major in Media Science
2000 – 2002

· BA in Fine Art <Kuvataiteilija AMK>
Turku University of Applied Sciences, Fine Art
Major in Sculpture
1996 – 2000

OTHER EDUCATION

· Teacher’s Pedagogical Studies 35 credits
Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences, Vocational Teacher Education College
International studies in English
2003 – 2004

· First module of the studies for Further Qualification for Computer Mechanics
Vocational Institute of Turku
2003

· About 60 credits of basic studies in fields of art, media and education in the
Open Universities of Turku & Tampere and The University of Art and Design, Helsinki
2002 – 2004

FINE ART

Public Works

. Papu, a playable sculpture for children, Turku 2015
. Unelma, a movable public sculpture in Helsinki 2012
· Piiloleikki, sculpture series located in the city space, Turku 2011
· Riutta, sculpture series in a school building in Arabianranta, Helsinki 2009

Works in Collections
· The State of Finland
· Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
· Amos Anderson Art Museum

Residencies
· Weekend Residency, Gothenburg, Sweden 3/2014
· D’Clinic Studios, Lendava, Slovenia 7/2014

Solo Exhibitions
· Amos Platform in the Shopping Center Forum, Helsinki 2015-16
· Loov Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia 2012
· Finnish Cultural Institute, Stockholm, Sweden 2010
· Becker gallery, Jyväskylä 2008
· Jetty Barracks gallery
, Helsinki 2007
·
Jangva gallery, Helsinki 2007
· Cable Gallery
, Helsinki 2007
· Mältinranta Art Center
, Tampere 2006
· Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku 2006
· Pirkko-Liisa Topelius gallery, Helsinki 2006
·
Sculptor gallery, Helsinki 2005
·
Titanik gallery, Turku 2004
· Joella gallery, Turku 2000

Group Exhibitions
· Mänttä Art Festival 2014
· D’Clinic Studios, Lendava, Slovenia 2014
· Antero! Turku Art Academy Fine Art Class 1996-2000, Gallery Å, Turku, 2014
· Hej Hylje! Exhibition in Logomo, Turku, 2014
· Fine Art Academies of Prague & Helsinki: exchange exhibition 2012
· Berliner Liste Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 2011
· Haute Couture, Honkahovi, Mänttä 2011
· Fabrication – Finlayson 190 years, TR1, Tampere 2010
· It Is Beautiful Here, Fiskars 2009
· Kuvanveistäjät Taaborinvuorella, Nurmijärvi 2008
· Spring Exhibition 2008, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
· Online exhibition Culture Gallery of Virtual Finland 2008
· Ars Kärsämäki 2007
· Masters of the University, new MA students, gallery FAFA, Helsinki 2007
· Horse Power, Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki 2006
· Online Art Gallery Spirited Herring 2006
· The Young Artists’ exhibition of the Artists’ Association of Finland, Helsingin Taidehalli 2006
· The Union of Finnish Art Associations, Year Exhibition at Porvoo Art Factory 2005
· Lönnström Art Museum
, Rauma 2004
· 10 year anniversary exhibition of  Turun Taidelainaamo, Brinkkala gallery, Turku 2004
· Citymind Turku in Platform gallery, Vaasa 2004
· Mänttä Art Festival 2003
· Rajatila gallery (with Alli Alho), Tampere 2001
· S-gallery (with Alli Alho), Helsinki 2000
· Köysirata gallery, Turku 2000

Other Projects
· Curating the Turku Artist Association exhibition Hehkuvaa! with Taina Myllyharju, Tampere 2015
· Voyage, visualisation of a concert of Finnish composer Asko Hyvärinen, Helsinki Music Hall 2011
· Katvealue, fine art related live action role play designed with Henna Kontusalmi & Mike Pohjola.   Was played in April and May 2008 in the art museums Ateneum and Kiasma, Helsinki.
· Unelma-arkisto, web work collecting users’ daydreams 2006-

Articles
. with Helinä Ahola & Iina-Maria Piilinen: Ipanahipat
· with Henna Kontusalmi & Mike Pohjola: Katvealue-museolarppi Ateneumissa ja Kiasmassa.
Published in the book Tulevaisuuden taidemuseo, edited by Susanna Pettersson 2009.

Grants
· Fulbright grant for studying in the U.S. 2011
· FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange 2011
· The Finnish-Swedish Cultural Foundation 2010
· Raimo Utriainen Art Foundation 2007
· Public Display Grant to Visual Arts 2006
· The Arts Council of Finland 2006 & 2007
· The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2005, 2006 & 2008
· City of Turku 2005, 2007, 2009 & 2012
· The Southwestern Finland Art Commision 2004 & 2010
· The Paulo Foundation 2003
· The Southwestern Finland Cultural Foundation 2003

Memberships
· Association of Finnish Sculptors

· MUU (Finnish Interdisciplinary Artist Association)
· Arte (Artist Association in Turku)

TEACHING

· Humanities University of Applied Sciences, Turku
Lecturer in cultural production
2004 –
/ academic year 2012-13 on leave /

· Visiting teacher / lecturer, 2002 >
Turku University of Applied Sciences / Digital Arts & Fine Art
Satakunta Polytechnic / Fine Art
Tampere Polytechnic / Visual Design
Central Ostrobothnia Polytechnic
University of Turku / Digital Culture
IADE, Helsinki
Folk High School of Salo, Basic Art Education
Otava Folk High School’s Web High School
Vocational School of Ylivieska Region
Turku International School
 Kluuvi Employment Office, Helsinki
Live Herring – Nordic Net Art exhibition & seminar, Jyväskylä
Meduusa media festival, Kouvola

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