Education

MA in Art and Culture, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Fine Art Kankaanpää, 2018

BA in Art and Culture, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Kuopio Design Academy, textile design, 2013

BA in Art and Culture, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Fine Art Kankaanpää, graphic art, 2008

Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool, textile design, exchance studies, 2011

Selected solo exhibitions

Upcoming: 2021 Bypassed - Moving Pictures of Trafficing in Human Beings, premiere in December 2021, with Hanna Kahrola

               2022 Mylly - Association of Creative Arts, window gallery, Kuopio

2021 Piirros - A Drawing, Gallery Seinä, Helsinki
2020 Piirros - A Drawing, Gallery Ars Libera, Kuopio

2019 (Kosketa) - Visual Art in Dark, with theatre technician Anne Salmi, Kellarikalleria, Suonenjoki

2017 Rakenteita, with sculptror Anna Toikkanen, Kellarikalleria, Suonenjoki

2015 Viita, Gallery Kellokas, Äkäslompolo

2014 Ulkoa, Gallery Ronga, Tampere

2014 Vinkkeleitä II, Gallery Höyry, Korpilahti

2013 Vinkkeleitä, Gallery Johan S., Helsinki

2008 Käy peremmälle, Gallery Postelli, Kankaanpää

Selected group exhibitions

Upcoming:

2021

The 10 th International Biennial Exhibition of Mini Textile Art “Scythia”, Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine
The 2 nd International Biennial Exhibition of Micro Textile Art “Scythia”, Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine

2014-2019 Ars Libera - Kuopio Artis Association, Kuopio, Suonenjoki

2013-2019 Mylly - Association of Creative Arts, Kuopio, Lieksa, Suonenjoki, Pieksämäki

2015 Memory of Textile, Gallery of Arts´Union, Bratislava, Slovakia; Gallery of Visual Artist Association, Prague, Czech Republic

2014 S-Art Competition, S-gallery, Helsinki

2013 Kotiseutu, Kunsthalle Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki

2011 Sõna, National Libary of Estionia, Tallinn, Estonia

2011 Patterns of Time, Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool students, 11th Textile Bienal, Kaunas, Lithuania

2011 Hetkeseis, Loov Gallery, Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool students, Tartu, Estionia

2010 Ööulikool, Gallery Noorus, Tartu Kõrgem Kunstikool and Savonia UAS BA students, Tartu Estonia

2008 Taiteen Sankarit(super), Satakunta UAS BA thesis exhibition, Gallery Saskia, Tampere; Fine Arts Campus Kankaanpä

2006 5+5 taideopiskelijaa, Satakunta UAS BA students, Galleria 3h+k, Pori


Performances
2018 Säilykkeitä, solo, Ars Humu, Pannuhuone Gust. Ranin

2018 Maamerkkejä - liikeperformanssi kukkasilla, with Project New Berlin Collective, Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

2016 Maalaa pohjaa, with Project New Berlin Collective, Kaustinen Folk Music Festival

2014 Maalaa pohjaa, with Project New Berlin Collective, Culture Caravan, Kokkola

2014 Satoa - sculpture of seasons crop, solo, SATOA – Kuopio Food Festival, Kuopio

2014 Captured bodies, video, with Project New Berlin Collective

Grants and recognitions

2020 Arts Promote Centre Finland, working group
2020 Arts Promote Centre Finland, working grant, 2 months
2019 Satakunta UAS Master's Thesis Award, honorable mention

2018 Regional Arts Council of North Savo, working group

2013-2015 Artist studio grant, City of Kuopio

2015 Juho Rissasen Award, City of Kuopio

2014 Regional Arts Council of North Savo

2012 Lions Club Halsua Culture Award

2012 Eero Rantanen Art Collection Association, working grant

2004 International Nature – Art Competition, 1st

Recidences
Upcoming:
Liikelaituri Summer Recidensy, Tampere Finaland 1 week, June 2021
Old Mine Recidency, Outokumpu, Finland, 1 month, October 2021

2015 Liikelaituri Liikelaituri Summer Recidensy, Tampere Finaland

Works in collections

Kuopio University Hospital
Halsua Municipality
Mäkelä Alu Oy

Memberships

Ars Libera - Kuopio Artist Association

Mylly - Association of Creative Arts

Project New Berlin Collective
 

Positions of Trust

Mylly - Association of Creative Arts / chairman 2014-2015, 2020, secretary 2019, member of board 2016
Ars Libera - Kuopio Artist Association /chairman 2021, vice chairman 2014, 2016, 2019-2020 secretary 2015

Other

2/2019 - 8/2020 Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finalnd, producer and communications manager
3/2016 - 2/2019 City of Suonenjoki, culture secretary
2009-2015 Productions assistant, information or other official duties in several festival and events, f.ex. Art Market Kuopio, Satoa - Kuopio Food Festival, Kuopio Dance Festival, Anti - Contemporary Art Festival, Pasimusic Festival, Kaustinen Folk Music Festival, Kirkkopäivät, ReStart minifestival
2011-15 Inclusion Finland KVTL, instructor in several courses
2012 Kaustisen Adult Education Centre, collage teacher
2007, 2004 ITE - Contemporary Folk Art Museum, guide, exhibition supervisor, archiving