Curriculum Vitae

Sculptor
Born 1970 in Jyväskylä, Finland.
Lives and works in Salo, Finland.

EDUCATION

1989-1990 Orivesi Art School, Finland
1991-1995 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Department of Media Studies, B.F.A. degree
1995-1996 Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sculpture Department
1996-1998 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, M.F.A. degree


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Bling Bling, Serlachius Museums, Mänttä, Finland
2015 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
2011-2013 THE WORLD- Exhibition Tour with Noora Schroderus
Norrtälje Art Hall, Norrtälje, Sweden
Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
Turku Art Museum
Kuopio Art Museum
Jyväskylä Art Museum
2011 Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden, with Noora Schroderus
2005 Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2004 Ars Fennica Exhibition Tour of Finland
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Kouvola Art Museum
Joensuu Art Museum
2004 Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden
2003 Gallery Artina, Helsinki
2002 Gallery Skuggi, with Charlotta Mickelsson, Reykjavik
2001 Gallery 3,14, Bergen, Norway
M.K. Ciurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania
1999 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
Finlandsinstitutet, Stockholm
Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä, Finland
1998 Finnland-Institut in Berlin, with Markus Copper
1997 Borey Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
1996 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Festival/Art goes Kapakka, Restaurant Kaapeli, Helsinki
Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
Porvoo Art Hall, Finland
1995 Turku Art Museum, The Gallery, Turku, Finland
Final examination exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
Fabriken Gallery, with Pia Lindman, Gothenburg, Sweden
1994 Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
1993 Mältinranta Artcenter, with Riikka Puronen, Tampere, Finland
Galleria Wivi, Jyväskylä, Finland


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Suloisessa Suomessamme, Iisalmi, Finland
2017 Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2017 Rytmitaju 2017, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland
2015 Occypy Space! -Finnish sculpting, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi Finland
2015 Matkalla maan keskipisteeseen, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä Finland
2015 This Year’s Model, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki
2014 This Year’s Model, Kunsthall Grenland, Porsgrunn, Norway
2014 Levottomuudet, Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland
2013 Lademoen kunstdialoger, Trondheim, Norway
2011 Örebro Open Art, Sweden
Taabor 11, Nurmijärvi, Finland
2009 Horror Vacui, Norrtälje Arthall, Sweden, with Markus Copper and Jari Haanperä
Horror Vacui, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, with Markus Copper and Jari Haanperä,
2008 Taabor 08, sculpture exhibition, Nurmijärvi, Finland
2007 Kontra, finnish-norwegian sculpture exhibition, Oslo
Art Center Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland
2004 Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, Finland
Myllyranta Art Center, Finland
2003 Palazzo Ducale, Genova, Italy
Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki
High point, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, with Jukka Lehtinen and Tapani Kokko
High point, Taidepanimo, with Jukka Lehtinen and Tapani Kokko, Lahti, Finland
Purnu Art Center, Orivesi, Finland
Housing Fair in Laukaa, Finland
High point, Oulu Art Museum, with Jukka Lehtinen and Tapani Kokko, Finland
2002 Åland Art Museum, with Charlotta Mickelsson and Mikael Goralski, Finland
2001 World Trade Center, Stockholm
Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
Young Artists’ Exhibition, Art Hall, Helsinki, Finland
2000 International Sculpture Quadrennial, Art Museum Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä, Finland
Pirkanpohja Art Centre, Ähtäri, Finland
1999 Artists’ Association exhibition, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
1997 Mänttä Art Festival, Finland
1996 Young Artists’ Exhibition, Espoo, Finland
Galleria Harmaja, Oulu, Finland
White European Male, Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki
Maan kuva, Hanko, Finland
ArtGenda 96, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 Pyrri Art Center, Savonlinna, Finland
Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
1994 Artists’ Books – Bookartists, Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
Young Artists’ Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki

PUBLIC WORKS

2011 ”Bogey”, City of Örebro, Sweden
2011 ”Crossroads”, Finlandia Hall, Helsinki,
Helsinki City Art Museum
2007 “Foni”, City of Kauniainen, Finland
2006 ”Surge”, Jyväskylä university, Finland
2005 ”What the Hell”, Grupo Santander, Madrid
2004 ”Vello”, City of Kotka sculpture street, Finland
2001-06 ”Kuru” Tallinnanaukio Square in Itäkeskus shopping centre. Helsinki City Art Museum

PRIZES

2013 Viitaniemi Art Competition, Finland, 3rd place with Noora Schroderus
2008 Konstiniekka, Nurmijärvi culture prize, Finland
2007 William Thuring-prize, Finnish Art Foundation
2007 Highway 6 art competition, Lappeenranta, Finland, first place
2004 Ars Fennica award
2003 Jyväskylä university sculpture competition, Committee for the Purchase of Works for the State Art Collection, first place
1997 Mänttä Art Festival, Finland

COLLECTIONS

Malmö Art Museum, Sweden
Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki
City of Norrtälje, Sweden
Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
Oulu Art Museum, Finland
Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation, Finland
Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki, Finland
Jyväskylä University, Finland
World of Design Magazine, St Petersburg, Russia

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2011-2013 State Art Collection, Committee Member
2011 Curator of the ”Taabor 11” exhibition in Nurmijärvi, Finland
2009-2010 Sculpture ”Dark Cloud” participating in Jorma Uotinen´s choreography  ”Black Water”.
Malmö Opera, Sweden.
Kuopio City Theatre, Finland.
Finnish National Opera, Helsinki
2008 Curator of the “Taabor 08” sculpture exhibition in Nurmijärvi, Finland
2007 Curator of the finnish-norwegian sculpture exhibition Kontra, Oslo
2004-2007 Association of Finnish Sculptors
Board, Vice President
2004-2007 Association of Finnish Sculptors, Member of exhibitions committee
2004 Jyväskylä Artists’ Association: member of exhibitions committee
2003 Curator of the VIII Mänttä Art Festival, Sculpting
1994 Rock video: ”Sweetheart: Life among cannibals”