Born 1980 Pattijoki, Finland
Lives and works in Reykjavik, Iceland

STUDIES   2011- 2014 University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Art History and Theory, BA.  2007- 2010 University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Art Education, MA.  2004 Myndlistaskólinn á Akureyri, student exchange.  2002-2006 Svenska Yrkeshögskolan, Nykarleby, Fine Arts, BA.  2001-2002 Lybecker Institute of Craft and Design, Raahe, Art Graphic.  1999-2001 The Nordic Art School, Kokkola. 1996-1999 Art High School, Savonlinna

SOLO EXHIBITIONS   2017 Hair+Nails Gallery, Minneapolis, USA.  2013 The Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland.  2011 The Nordic Art School, Kokkola, Finland.  2008 Oulu City Art Museum, Region Art Museum exhibition, Finland.  2008 O.Jauhiainen Museum, Kiiminki, Finland.  2007 Gallery 5, Oulu.  2004 Populus Tremula, Akureyri, Iceland.  2003 City Library of Raahe, Finland. 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS   2019 Spring, Akureyri Art Museum.  2012 Kaukaa lähelle, Valve Gallery, Oulu.   2010 ICE: In Case of Elämä, Vaasa Arthall.  2009 At the Union Station, Mari Mathlin and Johan Grönlund, Gallery Carree, Kuopio.  2009 Green light, Group exhibition of Oulu Artist association.  2008 In village, Stundars, Vaasa.  2007 Class meeting, Seinäjoki Arthall.  2006 Piia Sieppi and Mari Mathlin, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki.  2006 ARS Kärsämäki, Arthouse Nahkuri, Kärsämäki.  2006 Final work exhibition BILD 02, Svenska Yrkeshögskolan, Nykarleby.  2005 The Young Ones, Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä.  2005 Bites, Café After Eight, Pietarsaari.  2004 Art of Analyste, Sanomatalo, Helsinki.  2004 Drömläge, Gallery Raatihuone, Nykarleby.  2002 Final work exhibition Ei päivää ilman piirtoa, Gallery Myötätuuli, Raahe and City Library of Oulu. 2000 Students from The Nordic Art School, K.H Renlund Art Museum, Kokkola.  

RESIDENCIES   2019 RU, Residency Unlimited, New York, USA.  2019 Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.  2018 Printing Matter, Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.  2016 Old School Residency, Hrísey, Iceland.  2013 Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf-Fornberg, Germany.  2011 NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland.  2011 Herhusið, Siglufirði, Iceland.  2010-2011 Drake Arts Center, Kokkola, Finland.  2010 The Art Council of Northern Ostrobothnia, Berlin, Germany.  2010 NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland. 

STIPENDS AND GRANTS   2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Mobility grant.  2011 Residency stipend, The Art Council of Oulu.  2010 Partial stipend, Cultural fund of North West Iceland. 2009 Konstsamfundet (for the group).  2008 Ostrobothnia Art Council and City of Vaasa (for the group).  2007 Oulu Artists assosiation and PROTO – The Designers' Association of Northern Finland, Young Artist stipend.  2007 Finnish Cultural Foundation, North Ostrobothnia Regional Fund.  

OTHER   2017 Visitor Center Artist Camp, Ewen, Michigan, USA, cross-cultural artist exchange.  2016 Hrísey með okkar augum, The exhibition together with residents and visitors of Hrísey, Iceland.  2016 Luovon luomat - Hailuoto meidän silmin, The exhibition together with residents and visitors of Hailuoto, Finland.  2011 Lankku. Environmental art project together with students from the Nordic Art School and local skateboarders, Kokkola.  2010 Assistent to artist Anni Rapinoja.  2008 University of Bielefeld: Spring Academy WAVE, Land Art workshop, Scheersberg, Germany.  2006-2007 Substitute for teacher in visual arts, Lybecker Institute of Craft and Design, Raahe.  2006 Kultur i Skolan, the wallpainting project together with high school students, Nykarleby.  2005 Graphica Creativa ´05: Printing workshop for art students, Jyväskylä.  2005-2006 Assistent, the Art School for Children and Youth, Nykarleby.




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