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 

2021     Finlandia University -gallery, Hancock, Michigan, United States
2019     "Impact", Turku Kunsthalle, Turku, Finland (September 6 -29, 2019)
2019    "Beyond the Comfort Zone II", B-gallery, Turku, Finland
2018    "Impact", Gallery Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland 
2018    "Beyond the Comfort Zone", Third Space, Helsinki, Finland 
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

2019      "Art Splash2019", sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden,  Rockaway Point, New York, US (September 14 - November 10, 2019)
2019      "Behind the Seen" - NARS 2019 Season III Residency Exhibition, Nars Foundation, New York, US (Aug 30 - Sept 20, 2019)
2019      "BOCCARA ART 2019", Boccara Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, United States (August 24 - September 20, .2019)
2019      "Anima - Berlin 2019", Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin, Germany
2019      "The Sales Event of the Finnish Painter's Union", Helsinki  
2018      "Helsinki International Wabgnet Winter 2018 exhibition", Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2018      "Syyssalonki", The Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki Artists’ Association, Helsinki, Finland 
2018      "9th International Printmaking Biennal", Alijo, Portugal 
2017      "The 10th Annual 2017 Governors Island Art Fair”, New York, United States 
2017      "Kvintetti", The Kanneltalo Gallery, Helsinki Artists’ Association, Helsinki, Finland 
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", Galleri Heike Arndt DK 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

2019      Artist-in-residence, NARS Foundation, New York, United States
2017      The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, United States
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

GRANTS

2019       Kuvasto
2019       Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2018       Kansan Sivistysrahasto, Project grant
2018       Paulo Foundation, Project grant
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