1983     Born in Nastola, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki. 

EDUCATION

2008-2010    MFA, Aalto University - School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
2003-2008    BFA, Aalto University - School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
2002-2003    Lahti folk high school, Fine arts, Lahti, Finland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2017    "At the Fetish Market", Poriginal -gallery, Pori, Finland 
2016    "At the Fetish Market", Gallery Katariina, Helsinki, Finland 
2015    "Experience of Existence", Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland 
2014    "Peitetarina", Gallery Katariina (Studio), Helsinki, Finland
2013    "Out of Harm's Way", Gallery Pleiku, Berlin, Germany  
2012    "If it doesn't make sense then it's true", Gallery Johan S., Helsinki, Finland
2010    "People Living Inside the Red Pepper", Helsinki Comics Centre, Finland
 
 

SELECTED GROUP  AND JOINT EXHIBITIONS

2018      "9th International Printmaking Biennal", Portugal (Upcoming; August 10 - October 31, 2018)
2017     " The 10th Annual 2017 Governors Island Art Fair”, New York, United States (September 2 - October 1, 2017) 
2017     "Kvintetti", The Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki Artists’ Association, Helsinki, Finland (September 8 - 30, 2017)
2017     "3rd Global Print 2017", Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal
2017     “1st ART SALON”, Greenpoint Gallery, New York, United States
2016     "Jippo", Art Centre Haihatus, Union of Finnish Art AssociationsJoutsa, Finland 
2016    "Re-Cognition: Art as Visual Intelligence", ArtMap2016, Ponte de Lima, Portugal
2016    "Fender-Bender", TM-Gallery, Helsinki, Finland 
2015    "Art Lab III", Gallery Heike Arndt DK, Kettinge, Denmark
2015    "Border Line", Gallery Heike Arndt, Berlin, Germany 
2014    "Opdagelser II", Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Kettinge, Denmark
2014    "Fresh Legs" - International exhibition, Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin, Germany
2013    "NUORET2013/The Young Artists Exhibition", Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland 
2012    "Take Away", Gallery Johan S., Helsinki
2012    "New Impressions" –exhibition, Gallery G., Helsinki
2011    "The Art of Basware"- Competition for young artists, Sanoma House, Helsinki
2010    "MOA2010 - Masters of Arts Show", Elefanttikortteli, Helsinki
2010    "AHNE10" Art Festival, the students of the Department of Art, Aalto-University, Suvilahti, Helsinki
2008    "AHNE08" Art Festival, the students of the Department of Art, Aalto-University, Suvilahti, Helsinki

RESIDENCIES

2017    The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York 
2015    Artist-in-residence, Arts Promotion Centre, Berlin, Germany
2015    Artist-in-residence, Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland
2014    Artist-in-residence, Villa-Karo - Finnish-African Cultural Centre, Benin

GRANTS2018

2017    Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Travel grant
2016    Kone Foundation, Working grant 
2016    Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant
2015    City of Helsinki Cultural Office, Project grant
2015    Paulo Foundation, Working grant
2014    Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Travel grant
 
 

MEMBERSHIPS


Artists Association of Helsinki
Finnish Painter's Union