STUDIES:

2003-2008 BFA-MFA,Finnish Academy of Fine Arts ( Painting department ) Helsinki.
2007 Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Erasmus-program, München, Germany.
2001-2003 Nordic Art School, Kokkola, Finland.

UPCOMING:

2022 Cité internationale des Arts, Paris. Artist in residence programme.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2021 Core, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland.
2020 Coexistence, Espacio Alexandra, Santander, Spain.
2019 Soirée, Gallery Elverket, Pro Artibus Foundation, exhibition curated by Juha-Heikki Tihinen, Tammisaari. 2018 Galleria A2, Helsinki. 2017 Behind the scene, TM galleria, Helsinki.
2016 Ars Moriendi part 2, Galleria Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo.
2016 Ars Moriendi, Galleria Katariina, Helsinki.
2014 Hope in the Past, Galleria Pictor, Vihti.
2014 Paintings, Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki.
2013 Art and Artists at Hasan & Partners, Helsinki.
2013 Art Goes Kapakka, Helsinki.
2012 Vestige, Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki.
2011 Paintings, Huuto Galleria, Helsinki.
2006 United Bankers, Helsinki.
2006 Entities, Gallery of The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2021  Collective exhibition, Sirkka Art Biennale, Sirkka, Kittilä, Finland.
2020  Museo Municipal Ramón María Aller, Lalín, Spain.
2020  Intimidade Faro de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain.
2020  Intimidade, Galería “Os catro gatos”, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
2020 Letters from the world – “Kirjeitä maailmalta”, TAIDE Galleria Etsivätoimisto Veikkola, Finland.
2020 Stellae, Centro Abanca, Obra social, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
2020 Golden Shower, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany.
2019 Scout, Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Denmark.
2019 Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Berlin.
2016 Art Bodensee, Austria, represented by Galerie Arktika.
2015 Grande Finale, Korjaamo Galleria, Helsinki.
2014 Planet Suvilahti, The night of the arts, Helsinki.
2011 Galeria José Lorenzo, summer exhibition, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
2010 Teorema de los cuatro colores,, Spain.
2009 Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere.
2008 Made in Kuvataideakatemia, Kaiku Gallery, Helsinki.
Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere.
2007 Ja sitten – Y entonces, Taidesalonki Krista Mikkola, Helsinki.
Helsinki Art Museum, Tennispalatsi.
Koti / Piirustuksia, Välivuosi Gallery, Helsinki.
Koti / Piirustuksia, Myymälä2 Gallery, Helsinki.
2005 Bar n:o 9, Helsinki.
2003 Cocktail / Jani Leinonen Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki.

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:

Wihuri Foundation Art Collection
Pro Artibus Foundation Art Collection
State Art Commission of Finland (Valtion taideteostoimikunnan kokoelma).
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (deposition) Päivi and Paavo Lipponen Trust’s Art Collection.
Finnish Art Society.

GRANTS:

2021 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike
2020 The Finnish Cultural Foundation’s Central Fund ( 1 year grant ).
2019 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike ( Travel grant).

2019 Svenska kulturfonden ( Travel grant).
2018 Niilo Helander Foundation.
2018 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike ( 6 month grant for artistic work ).
2018 Svenska kulturfonden ( 1 year working grant ).
2018 Svenska kulturfonden ( Travel grant).
2018 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike ( Mobility grant ).
2017 Svenska kulturfonden ( Project grant ).
2017 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike ( Project grant ).
2017 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland– Taike ( 1-year artist grant for the year 2017 ).
2016 Sigurd Frosterus stiftelse.
2016 Föreningen Konstsamfundet rf.
2016 Svenska kulturfonden (Travel grant).
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Arts Council of Uusimaa).
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
2014 Svenska kulturfonden (Travel grant).
2013 Alfred Kordelin Foundation (Half-year grant).
2012 The Paulo Foundation.
2012 Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
2012 Arbetets vänner r.f.
2010 Svenska kulturfonden ( 1 year grant ).
2009 Oskar Öflund Foundation.
2009 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa regional fund.
2009 Arts Council of Helsinki, Metropolitan Region.

SELECTED REVIEWS, TEXTS AND TV:

-Telediario de la Televisión Española, RTVE, Reportage of exhibition Coexistence, 2020.
-Pac, Plataforma de Arte Contemporaneo, review by Oscar García, Exhibition Coexistence, 2020.
-Info en Punto, Santander, Exhibition Coexistence, 2020.
-El diario Montañés, review by Guillermo Balbona, Exhibition Coexistence, 2020.
-Länsi Uusimaa newspaper, review by Kai Jauhiainen, Exhibition Soirée, 2019.
-Yle Västnyland, Radio interview, Exhibition Soirée, Monica Slotte, 2019.
-Västra Nyland newspaper, review, exhibition Soirée, Marit Lundström 2019.
-Taide lehti, review, exhibition Behind the scene, Pessi Rautio, 5/2017.
-HS, Timo Valiakka, Behind the scene, 2017.
-Exhibition text, “Ars Moriendi / The art of dying“ by art historian, critic and curator Juha-Heikki Tihinen.
-Uusimaa, review, exhibition “Ars Moriendi / The art of dying / part 2/ Mia Grönstrand,13.9.2016.
-Östnyland, review, exhibition “Ars Moriendi / The art of dying / part 2/ Petra Lind, 10.9.2016.
-Hufvudstadsbladet, review, exhibition ARS MORIENDI / Helen Korpak 4. 6. 2016.
-Collaboration with the Finnish philosophical magazine Niin & Näin. Issue 4/2015.
-Mentioned in the Swedish daily newspaper Hufvudstadsbladet, Review, (exhibition Grande Finale, Korjaamo Gallery, Maria Hirvi-Ijäs 24. 05. 2015).
-Vihdin Uutiset, review, 7.11.2014.
-Luoteis-Uusimaa, review, 6.11.2014.
-Strada, TV-1 Yle, artist presentation, 31.10.2014.
-Helsingin Sanomat, review, Veikko Halmetoja, 23.2.2014.
-Hufvudstadsbladet, review, exhibition Vestige / Helen Korpak 15. 12. 2012.
-Cultural TV Program Pixel, TV-1, presentation of the exhibition “Vestige” 17.12.2012.
-Radio Vega, YLE, interview, exhibition Vestige 17.12.2012.
-Hufvudstadsbladet, review, exhibition Vestige / Helen Korpak 15.12.2012.
-Helsingin Sanomat, P.IV.N EUROOPPALAINEN / S. de Nenonen, 20.8.2011.
-PUF art – Scandinavian Contemporary Art /John Gayer ( www.puf-art.com) 2011.
-El país, exhibition reportage, Teorema de los cuatro colores, 2010.
-La Voz de Galicia, Exhibition Reportage, Teorema de los cuatro colores, 2010.
-Made in Kuvataideakatemia, Päivi and Paavo Lipponen Trust’s Art Collection -Exhibition Catalog, 2008.
-Aamulehti, Sami Sjöberg, “V.riv.kivalta on voimaa Husassa” Exhibition Review, s. 19, 24. 7. 08.
-Avotakka, Finnish Interior Design Magazine, s. 40- 41, 2007.
-Ja Sitten – Y entonces – exhibition review, Jukka Korkeila, Galleria Krista Mikkola 2007.
-Kuvataideakatemian lopputyönäyttelyn katalogi, pp. 28-29, 2007.
-Astra Nova, exhibition article / Karmela Belinki issue 1-2, pp. 18-19, 2007.
-KUVAS-Magazine, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, pp. 32-33, 2006.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES:

2020 The hug, platform for cultural cooperation, artist in residency programme – Madrid.
2018 Valosag, artist residence in Budapest.
2018 Sfakiotes, artist residence in Greece.
2016 Cité internationale des Arts, Paris artist in residency programme.
2014 Väinö Tanner Foundation residency programme, Mazzano Romano, Italy.
2010 Berlin, Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region.

MEMBERSHIPS:

Finnish Painters Union