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Born at 1975 in the city of Rovaniemi, Finland. Lives and works in the city of Helsinki, Finland

ART EDUCATION

2004-2006 Master of Fine Arts,Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Deartment of Sculpture, Helsinki, Finland.
2000–2004 Bachelor of Arts, Tampere polytechnic School of Art and Media, Department of fine arts, Tampere, Finland.
999–2000 Media/Graphic design, Pirkanmaa Vocational Skills Centre, School of Crafts and Design, Lempäälä, Finland.

 

COMING AND CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

2017 TÄH?, group exhibition, Taarasti Art Center, Curator: Jukka Lehtinen, Nastola, Finland
2017 Tulevaisuusvaliokunnan suljetut pöytäkirjat, group exhibition, Gallery Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Between the past and the future, State of Finland Art Collection, Art museum of city of Mikkeli
2019 Storm, LUSTO - The Finnish Forest Museum, Lusto, Finland
2019 Solo-exhibition, Hall 100, GÖSTA, Serlachius museums, city of Mänttä, Finland
2019 Eskelinen / Gryta / Gråhn, co-exhibition, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland

 

SOLO / COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2016 Model of a Tunnel, Reikä gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
2014-15 Three-Body-Problem, Petri Eskelinen, Ilmari Gryta and Krister Gråhn, Art museum of city of Rovaniemi.
2014 Sie bewegen sich doch (with Jukka Lehtinen and Pavel Ekrias), Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2012 Autopilot, Gallery Sculptor, solo exhibition, City of Helsinki, Finland.
2010 You can't touch all your teeth with your tongue, SUOMESTA -gallery, group show, Finnish project-gallery, Berlin, Germany. 
2009 Spacetime, Gallery Forum Box (together with Krister Gråhn and Ilmari Gryta), Helsinki, Finland.
2009 Container, group show, Gallery Box, Akureyry, Iceland.
2008 The shape of the things to go, solo show, Tinderbox Contemporary, Hamburg, Germany.
2008 Time of the Empire, solo show, Kluuvi gallery of Art Museum of city of Helsinki, Finland.
2007 The Teaching (with Juhana Moisander and Hanneriina Moisseinen), Mältinranta Artcenter,Tampere, Finland.
2007 Imbossible passenger, Gallery K, Huittinen, Finland.
2006 Tamed land, Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts at Kasarminkatu, Helsinki, Finland.
2005 Grand vääntö Helsinki (with Toni Huuhka), Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland.
2005 Onnettomuustutkija ja neiti Nevalainen, Gallery Pinacotheca, Jyväskylä, Finland.
2003 Grand vääntö (with Toni Huuhka & Samppa Törmälehto), Lapponica -Hall, Rovaniemi, Finland.
2002 Interior Vitamins (with Samppa Törmälehto), Gallery Quartair, The Hague, Holland.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Starry Skies Of Art, Curators: Helena Sederholm and Markus Hotakainen, GÖSTA, Serlachius museums, city of Mänttä, Finland.
2016 OBJEKTI, Enviromental group exhibition, Curators: Andy Best & Merja Puustinen, City of Espoo, Finland.
2016 Kasvu/Tillväxt/Growth, Onoma group exhibition, curator: Katja Hagelstam, copperhall, Fiskars, Finland.
2016 Kasvu/Tillväxt/Growth, Onoma group exhibition, satellite exhibition, LOKAL -gallery, curator: Katja Hagelstam, city of Helsinki, Finland.
2016 Kuvislaisten paluu, Napa Gallery, City of Rovaniemi, Finland.
2015 Artist of the month, gallery Sculptor (backspace), City of Helsinki, Finland.
2015-16 Koskeutus III, Emma, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, collection exhibition, City of Espoo, Finland.
2015 Ta Plats / Occupy space / Tila haltuun!, group exhibition, Art museum of city of Rovaniemi, Finland.
2015 This years Model, group exhibition, Gallery Forum box, Helsinki, Finland.
2015 Out of the Box, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, group exhibition, City of Vaasa, Finland.
2015 Checkpoint Leonard, group exhibition, Art Museum of City of Oulu, Finland.
2014 ON/OFF, Group exhibition, Art Museum of City of Hyvinkää, Finland.
2014 Art goes Kapakka -festival, Restaurant Belge, Helsinki, Finland.
2014 Punaista ja makeaa, Voipaala Art Centre, voipaala, Finland.
2014 This years Model, Kunsthalle Grenland, Porsgrun, Norway.
2014 Festen, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland.
2014 Lux Helsinki, Light Art Exhibition, Cable Factory, City of Helsinki, Finland.
2013 Ole oma itsesi ole monsteri ole optimisti, Ars Auttoinen, Finland.
2012  5th Beijing International Art Biennale, City of Beijing, China.
2012 Aurinkogeneraattori, City of Porvoo, Finland.
2012 Dimensio-group 40 years, Art museum of City of Tampere, Finland.
2012 Purnu Art Centre,collective exhibition Finland
2011-12 Believe it or not, The collection exhibition, Art museum of Meilahti (Art Museum of city of Helsinki), Finland.
2011 Temperature, Thai : Nordic 2011, (Workshop and an exhibition) Silpakorn University, City of Bangkok, Thailand.
2010-13 Saareen, Valve -Children's culture center of city of Oulu, City of Hämeenlinna, city of Turku and city of Helsinki, Finland.
2011 Sound and silence, The collection exhibition, Art museum of city Hämeenlinna, Finland.
2011 Spatial spaces, Kuparipaja Art center, group show, Fiskars, Finland. Curator: Maaretta Jaukkuri.
2010 Säätö, Kuparipaja Art center, Fiskars, Finland. Curator: Catharina Aiha.
2010 Tähtihetkiä, finnish sculptors union 100 years, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, City of Turku, Finland. Curators: Pekka Jylhä & Päivi Kiiski.
2010 RED, EMMA-Museum of Modern Art, City of Espoo, Finland.
2010 Luvassa lämpenevää, Art Museum of city of Joensuu, Finland. Curator: Ulla Pennanen
2010 Exhibition class, Salmela Art Center, Mäntyharju, Finland. Art competition finalists.
2010 Kotini on linnani, Art museum of city of Rauma, Finland. Curator: Henna Paunu.
2009 FLASH, Sara Hilden Art Museum, City of Tampere, Finland. Curator: Riitta Valorinta.
2009 Art goes Kapakka -festival, Cafe Engel (with Miikka Ahlman), Helsinki, Finland.
2009 Porvoo summer exhibition, Gallery Staffas, City of Porvoo, Finland.
2009 Moving the Goalposts, Tinderbox Contemporary Art, Hamburg, Germany.
2009 Harharetkiä / Stray trek / Irrfahrt, The Felleshus, Berlin, Germany.
2009 Harharetkiä / Stray trek / Irrfahrt, Rauma Art Museum, City of Rauma, Finland. Curator:Henna Paunu.
2008 Artists 2008, Art Center Kunsti, City of Vaasa, Finland. Juried exhibition.
2008 FIN, Quartair Contemporary Art initiatives,group show, Haag, Holland.
2008 XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland. Curator: Veli Gränö. Catalog. Curator:Veli Gränö.
2008 Earth station / 100 % Finlande, Crac Alsace (The Rhineland Contemporary Art Center), Altkirch, France.Curator: Sophie Kaplan. Catalog.
2007 Quartet, Artist' association of city of Helsinki 40th anniversary,Malmitalo Gallery, Finland.
2007 Caught in the moment, Art Museum of City of Kuopio, Finland.Curator: Jyrki Siukonen. Catalog.
2007 In search of the miraculous, The V Triennal of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle, Helsinki,Finland. Curator: Luigi Fassi. Catalog.
2007 Night at the mansion, Haihara Artcenter, Tampere, Finland.
2007 Ars Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki, Finland.Curatro: Krister Gråhn
2007 Unbelievable but true, Art museum of city of Helsinki, Finland.
2006 Sammon peijaiset, Kalevala -house / Juminkeko -foundation, City of Kuhmo, Finland.
2006 Huittinen Street Gallery, City of Huittinen, Finland.
2006 Spring show of Academy of Fine Arts, Lönnrotinkatu Gallery, Helsinki. Catalog.
2006 Näkymä 2006, Enviromental art exhibition, City of Toijala, Finland.
2005 Copperlight, Art Museum of city of Pori, Finland.
2004 66. Annual Exhibition of Union of Finnish Art Associations, Art Museum of City of Rovaniemi, Finland.
2004 Art of Analyste, painting contest finalists, Sanoma House, Helsinki, Finland.
2004 PAM! Bachelor of Arts Graduate Show, Museumcenter Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland. Catalog.
2003 PAK-KO SYÖ-DÄ KAIK-KI, Haihara ArtCentre, Tampere, Finland.
2002 Helyjä, Art museum of City of Rovaniemi, Finland.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

2013 Shortlisted to Finnish Art Academy's prize together with Anni Leppälä and Tuomas Laitinen (who won the prize). 
2011 Public sculpture contest winner, together with Architect Mia Puranen, Y-House hospital, city of Seinäjoki, Finland.
2010 Public sculpture contest winner for invited artists for the T-Hospital in city of Turku, Finland.
2009 Finnish Art Associations DUCAT -prize for a young artist.
2006 Raimo Utriainen foundations young sculptor -award.
2006 New York scholarship, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Final exhibition, Helsinki, Finland.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

Working on a new public sculpture for City of Helsinki's new Childrens Hospital 2018.

2017 The Cave and The Find, together with Pasi Rauhala, Kumpu School, city of Outokumpu, Finland
2013 Sun Researcher, T-Hospital, City of Turku, Finland.
2012 Time Between Trees, Viiki, Enviromental house, Helsinki, Finland.
2012 Sirocco, Y-house, main hospital in the city of Seinäjoki area.

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art
Wihuri Foundation
Niemistö Foundation / Art museum of City of Hämeenlinna
Sara Hilden Art Museum
Saastamoinen Foundation / EMMA, Museum of modern art (City of Espoo)
The State Collection of Finland
Art Museum of city of Helsinki
Art Museum of city of Pori
Finland's Art Association (a lottery prize)
Private collections

 

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS

2016 Edinburgh, Scotland, Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
2011 Temperature, Thai : Nordic 2011, (Workshop and an exhibition) Silpakorn University, City of Bangkok, Thailand.
2010 Berlin Residency, Germany, Art Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region.
2010 Saari Mansion residence program in Finland, KONE foundation.
2006 NKD, Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Norway.
2005 PostsovkHoz 5 : Public/Private, Mooste, Estonia.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Association of Finnish Sculptors
Forum box Collective

 

CONFIDENTAL POSTS

2015-16 Arts Promotion Centre of Uusimaa region, Finland.
2013 Curator for Purnu Art Centre summer exhibition, Orivesi, Finland.
2010-2011 Member of the board of Association of Finnish Sculptors
2009 Member of the jury for the City of Porvoo public sculpture contest.
2008-Member of the board of acquiring art works for The Finnish Art Association.

 

GRANTS

2015 5-year grant 2016-2020, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2015 1-year grant, Finnish Cultural foundation
2014 Oskar Öflunds Foundation
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, travel grant.
2012 Åström Studio Stipendium
2012 Finnish Cultural foundation
2010 3 -year working grant 2011-2013, Finnish Art Council.
2010 Traveling grant, Finnish Art Council.
2009 The Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2009 1 -year grant, Finnish Cultural foundation.
2009 Finnish Art Council
2008 Finland's Art Association’s stipendium for young artist.
2008 Traveling grant, Finnish Art Council.
2008 Oskar Öflund Foundation.
2008 Finnish Art Council
2007 Finnish Art Council
2007 Finnish Cultural foundation
2006 NKD, Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Norway.

 

PUBLICATIONS (catalogs and articles)

2016 Starry skies of Art, Serlachius museums.
2015 Ta Plats / Occupy space / Tila haltuun!, Sculptors union Finland.
2015 Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation collection 2009-2014, Wihuri Foundation.
2014 This years model, Kunstahalle Grönland, Forum Box.
2012 Studio Visits, Artists studios in Helsinki, Jenni Rope, Napa books.
2012 Dimensio 40, Tampere Art museum.
2011 Thai : Nordic 2011, Silpakorn university, City of Bangkok, Thailand.
2010 Plant, Machine and death, Article, text: Jyrki Siukonen, Artnord -magazine, www.artnord.fr
2010 Punainen, Red, Rött, Catalog/book of an collection exhibition, Saastamoinenfoundation.
2009 FLASH / Sahim-magazine/catalog, Interview, Published by Sara Hilden Art Museum.
2009 Stray trek, Catalog for exhibitions at Rauma Art museum, Finland and Berlin, Germany.
2008 Valtakuntien aikaa rakentamassa / Petri Eskelinen, article: Jonni Roos, Taide/Art magazine, 4 / 2008, Finland, publisher Kustannus oy Taide.
2008 Paraskin tutkija, article: Pessi Rautio, Taidemuseo , free magazine 03 / 2008, publisher Helsinki city art museum.
2008 Maan asema / La postion de la Terre, la jeune scéne finlandaise, catalog , texts: Sophie Kaplan and Paula Toppila, jublisher: Crac Alsace.
2007 Näkemisen hetki / Caught in the moment, catalog, Texts: Jyrki Siukonen, publisher: Art museum of city of Kuopio.
2007 Quartet, Interview, Magazine for Artist' association of city of Helsinki 40th anniversary.
2007 In search of the miraculous, The V Triennal of Finnish Art, catalog, textst: Luigi Fassi, publisher: Finnish artist's association.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Lectures, critics and teachings in art schools.