Curriculum Vitae

Born

1963 in Helsinki, Finland

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Mältinranta Gallery, Tampere
2014 Gallery G, Helsinki
2011 Gallery Kone, Hämeenlinna
2010 Gallery Aarni, Espoo
2008 Ama Gallery, Turku
2007 Uusitalo Gallery, Helsinki
2006 Mältinranta Gallery, Tampere
2004 Vuotalo Cultural Center, Helsinki (with Sini Vihma)
2003 TM-Gallery, Helsinki
2001 Ama Gallery, Turku
2000 Uusitalo Gallery, Helsinki
1994 Becker Gallery, Jyväskylä
1993 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki

Selected group Exhibitions

2011 See like this?, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
2008 In the Shadow of Light, Pori Art Museum
2008 New Painting, Lahti Art Museum
2004 Mini 3, Katariina Gallery, Helsinki
2003 The Newest, Rovaniemi Art Museum
2002 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki
1995 Painting and Constructed Space, Kunsthalle Helsinki
1995 Regional Exhibition of Helsinki and Uusimaa County, Kerava Art Museum
1994 Exhibition of Helsinki Artists' Association, Jugend Hall, Helsinki
1993 Exhibition of Helsinki Artists' Association, Jugend Hall, Helsinki
1990 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki
1990 Exhibition of Helsinki Artists' Association, Cable Factory, Helsinki
1989 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kouvola Art Museum
1987 Exhibition of the Young, Kunsthalle Helsinki

Prizes and awards

1999 Palokärki award, The 104th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists
1988 1st prize in competition - work of art of the diningroom of Mäntyniemi,
the residence of the president of Finland

Public works and commissions

1996 "Painting", entrance hall of Law Office Veikko Palotie & Co., Helsinki
1988-1991 "Same Blood of Everyone of Us", mural, the resdence of the president of Finland

Represented in collections

Wihuri Foundation, Rovaniemi Art Museum
State of Finland
Paulo Foundation
Gasum Oy
Heidrick & Struggles
Private collections

Art studies

1984-1987 Free Art School, Helsinki

Memberships

Finnish Painters' Union
Helsinki Artists' Association

Teaching

2013- Painting, Free Art School, Helsinki
1998-2005 Painting, Free Art School, Helsinki
1988-1990 Drawing, Free Art School, Helsinki
Also various teaching positions and courses at Turku Art Academy,
Lahti Polytechnic and Helsinki Artists' Association

Other activities

2006-2012 Member of the board of Free Art School, Helsinki
1998-2004 Chairman of the board of Free Art School, Helsinki

Grants

2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Arts Council of Uusimaa
2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional Fund
2012 National Council for Visual Arts
2009 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional Fund
2007 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2006 Board for Public Display Grants to Visual Artists
2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional Fund
2005 Oskar Öflund Foundation
2004 Helsingin Saskia ry
2004 National Council for Visual Arts
2003 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2003 Arts Council of Uusimaa
2002 National Council for Visual Arts, 1-year grant
2001 Board for Public Display Grants to Visual Artists
2000 Central Arts Council
2000 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1999 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1997 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1995 Arts Council of Uusimaa County
1993 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1992 City of Helsinki
1991 Cité Internationales des Arts
1990 Paulo Foundation