CV

 

 

Born 1965 in Vantaa

Lives and works in Kokemäki, Finland

 

Art education

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Fine Art Kankaanpää 2006-07

University of Industrial Arts Helsinki, Master of Arts 1995

Art school MAA 1987-1989

 

Selected solo exhibitions

Ruukinpuisto Cellar Room / Eura 2016

Gallery Jangva / Helsinki 2014

Gallery Pleiku / Berlin 2014

Poriginal Gallery / Pori 2014

Gallery Mältinranta studio / Tampere 2013

Gallery Kone / Hämeenlinna 2011

Gallery Jangva / Helsinki 2011

Poriginal Gallery / Pori 2009

Gallery Jangva / Helsinki 2008

SuomiGalleri / Stockholm, Sweden 2006

Gallery Mältinranta / Tampere 2005

Gallery Jangva / Helsinki 2003

Gallery Kapriisi / Kuopio 2003

Lönnsrtöm Art Museum`s studio / Rauma 2002

Gallery Jangva / Helsinki 2000

 

Selected group exhibitions

2016

Artchapel Gallery Betesda / Siipyy

5000m2, Lappeenranta

2015

OpenART, Örebro / Sweden

Environmental Jewellery, Vuojoki mansion / Eurajoki

2014

Breakfast for two, Vuojoki mansion / Eurajoki

2013

Pori Artists’ Association annual exhibition / Kankaanpää Museum

2012

Pori Artists’ Association exhibition / Eura

2011

TRR-420, Pärnu artists association´s gallery / Pärnu, Estonia

Pyhäniemi Manor Summer exhibition / Hollola

2010

TRR-420, Lapinlahti Art Museum / Lapinlahti

2009

TRR-420, Gallery Rantakasarmi / Helsinki

Public Stash, Virka gallery / Helsinki

2008

113. annual exhibition Artists’ Association of Finland / Vaasa

Urban painters, Pärnu artists house / Estonia

TRR-420, gallery Napa / Rovaniemi

2007

TRR-420, Imatra Art Museum / Imatra

Memory Boxes Pori / Riga, Latvia

2006

Vaiheilla06, Cottonfactory / Pori

Streetgallery / Huittinen

“TRR-420; distance” Rauma Art Museum / Rauma

2005

”TRR-420; distance”, Art Centre Ahjo / Joensuu

“Hundred pieces”, Lönnström Art Museum / Rauma

2004

66. ann. exhib. Union of Finnish Art Associations / Rovaniemi

“Love” , the Craft Museum of Finland / Jyväskylä

“Vaiheilla04“, Villilä Moviestudio & Culture Center / Nakkila

”Paintings”, TRR-420 group, Poriginal gallery / Pori

2003

Century of Finnish Ceramics, Designmuseum / Helsinki

65. ann. Exhib. Union of Finnish Art Associations / Varkaus

2002

Finndesignow02, Design Forum / Helsinki

64. ann. Exhib. Union of Finnish Art Associations / Seinäjoki

2001

63. annual exh. of Union of Finnish Art Associations / Keuruu

1999

104. annual exh. Artists’ Association of Finland / Helsinki

1993

”Table settings”, Design Forum / Helsinki

Lönnström Art Museum / Rauma

1992

”Interaction in Ceramics”, Arabia Park / Helsinki

1990

“Reactions”, Museum of Contemporary Arts / Tampere

 

Memberships

Association of Finnish Sculptors

Finnish Painters` Union

Pori Artists` Association

Kuvasto ry

 

Works in collections

State of Finland

University of Art and Design, Helsinki

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Satakunta central hospital

City of Tampere

City of Ulvila

City of Kokemäki

Private collections

 

Public work of art

Adventurer / Pori 2015

Elements / Ulvila 2015

Big Rain / Pori 2007

 

Grants

Frame Visual Art Finland 2013

Alfred Kordelin Foundation 2011

Satakunta Regional Arts Council 2002, 2001, 2005, 2009

Arts Council of Finland, 2006, 2009, 2013

Foundation for Environmental Art, 2004

Finnish Cultural Foundation 2001

City of Kokemäki, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011

 

Other artistic activity and teaching experience

Member in curator group, Vaiheilla04 exhibition in Nakkila 2004

Organiser and curator, 4 summer exhibitions in Kokemäki 2001-04

Organising art- and craftbazaar in Kokemäki 1995-2000

Ceramics studio Sonnilan Savi from 1998- (owner and designer)

Teaching ceramic sculpture, SAMK, fine Arts Kankaanpää 2011

Teaching fine arts in Kokemäki and Harjavalta open colleges from 1998-

Teaching fine arts in Kokemäki secondary school 2004-06

Evaluating fine art diplomas at Kokemäki Upper secondary school 2000-06