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Education
2017–2020 Education of Expressive Art Therapy, Eino Roiha Institution
2015 Method Education of Expressive Art Therapy
2004 Master of Arts
1987–1992 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Life Constructing, Vitrina Biblioteka, St Petersburg RUS
2016 Red Carpet, Critical Mass, Club Raduga, St Petersburg RUS
2013 Song of The Hungry Land, New Verses, Muu-gallery, Helsinki
2012 Passage, Song of The Hungry Land, New Verses (Marianne Gronow), Effearte, Milano ITA
2011 ARS 11, Kajaani Art Museum
2010 Lost and Found (Juha Mäki-Jussila, Milja Viita), Gallery Suomesta, Berlin GER
2010 Room of Growth, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2008 How are You? Museum of Cultures, Helsinki (with Kaisu Paavilainen)
2007 A Flea Market – Not for Sale, Kerava Art Museum (with Kaisu Paavilainen)
2007 How are You? South Carelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta (with Kaisu Paavilainen)
2007 Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani
2005 How are You? Hyvinkää Art Museum (with Kaisu Paavilainen)
2002 Paintings, Artists’ Association Gallery, Helsinki
1997 Trust, Kluuvi-gallery, Helsinki
1994 The Tree of Knowledge, Muu-gallery, Helsinki
1993 The Tree, Gallery Titanik, Turku
1991 Tight, Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Minun Suomeni, Kajaani Art Museum
2017 ITEpäisyys, Kokkola and Joensuu Art Museums
2014 Northern Souls, Gallery SpaceStation Sixty-Five, London UK
2013 Two New Songs from Finland, Gallery Suomesta, Berlin GER
2013 Carelia, Helsinki Art Hall
2012 Carelia, Joensuu Art Museum
2011 Suluv gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia SRB
2011 Moving Image from Finland, Suomesta Gallery, Berlin GER
2010 The Art and Architecture, Artower Agora, Athens GRE
2010 Tree Pride and the Weddings, Kerava Art Museum
2010 Le petit festival du theatre, Dubrovnik, Croatia CRO
2010 Gallery Sinne, Helsinki
2006 Mänttä Visual Arts Festival
2005 Unselfish Love, Rauma Art Museum
2005 Consciousness, Hyvinkää Art Museum
2003 The Art of Finland, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan JAP
2002 The Myth, Helsinki City Art Museum
1998 The Nude and the Masked, Helsinki City Art Museum
1998 Bugs of the Minds, Conference of the Environmental Esthetics, Ilomantsi
1997 Artworks in Urban Spaces, Helsinki City Art Museum
1997 Feeling The City, MAP – Contemporary Art in Helsinki
1997 Artists in Transformer Buildings, Helsinki
1996 The Silence of the Earth, Väinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku
1996–1997 Call, Artworks in Urban Space, Museum of Contemporary Art of Tampere
1996–1997 Helsinki City Art Museum
1995 Art Attack, Videoshow, Oslo, Norway NOR
1994 Birch and Star, Forumgalleriet, Malmö, Sweden SWE
1993 Group Exhibition, Sortavala, Russia RUS
1992–1993 Stream Project, Helsinki – Jyväskylä – Espoo
1992 The Room of Childhood, Oulu Art Museum
1991 Young Artists’ Exhibition, Art Hall, Helsinki
1990 So What? Museum of Contemporary Art of Tampere

Public Art Works, Projects
2015–2016 Life Book, Itäkeskus, Helsinki
2015 Life Book, Matinkylä, Espoo
2014 The Singing Tree of Nightingale, Kindergarten Satakieli, Helsinki
2013 Garden, Kindergarten Aamutuuli, Hyvinkää, with Kaisu Paavilainen
2005 Fragments of Everyday Life, Three Works, Arabia Bay, Helsinki
2002 Eternal Light, Stained Glass Work, Puistola Primary School, Helsinki

Publications
Mitä kuuluu / Kak Dela / How Are You? Community Art Project with Kaisu Paavilainen (Maahenki 2010)

Residencies
2016 Residency Unlimited, New York USA
2013 Ateljee Foundation of Finland, New York USA
2010 The Finnish Institute of Athens, Greece GRE
2010 Gallery Suomesta, Berliini, Germany GER
2008 Sunuker, Dakar, Senegal SEN
2007 The Ålands Archipelago Guest Artists Residence, Kökar, Finland
2000 The Art and Culture Center Kolin Ryynänen, Koli, Finland
1998 Jerisjärvi Artists’ Residence, Finland

Works in Collections
Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Finnish State Art Collection
Helsinki City Art Museum
Kajaani Art Museum
Savonlinna-City
Kitee-City
Helsinki Polytechnic Union

Memberships
AV-arkki, The Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art
Finnish Painters’ Union
Karkkila Artists’ Association
Muu Artists’ Association

Grants
2017 AVEK (The Promotion centre for Audiovisual Culture)
2016 FRAME
2016 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland, ½ year grant
2015 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Residency Grant
2015 Oskar Öflund Foundation
2015 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Public Display Grant
2014 The Arts Council of Finland
2013 Kordelin Foundation
2013 The Arts Council of Finland
2012 FRAME (Immonen Siirtola)
2012 The Finnish Cultural Foundation
2012 The Arts Council of Finland, 1-year grant
2011 Cultural Foundation of Kainuu
2011 AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture)
2010 The Arts Council of Finland
2010 The Arts Council of Finland
2010 The Arts Council of Uusimaa
2009 Kordelinin Foundation
2008 FRAME (Finnish Fund for Art Exchange)
2008 The Arts Council of Finland
2007 AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture)
2007 The Arts Council of Finland
2007 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, ½ year grant
2006 Kordelinin Foundation
2005 Hyvinkää City
2005 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, ½ year grant
2004 The Arts Council of Finland
2003 The Arts Council of Finland
2002 The Arts Council of Finland
2000 Helsinki City Foundation
1998 The Finnish Cultural Foundation
1997 Helsinki City Foundation
1997 The Finnish Cultural Foundation
1997 AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture)
1996 The Arts Council of Uusimaa
1995 Paulo Foundation
1994 Kordelinin Foundation
1994 The Arts Council of Finland
1991 Anita Snellman stipend, The Academy of Fine Arts