Curriculum Vitae

 


Education:

2015 DFA, The Academy of Fine Arts (Kuvataideakatemia), University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland
2007 MFA with honour, The Academy of Fine Arts (Kuvataideakatemia), Helsinki, Finland
2000 BFA, summa cum laude, State University of New York at Purchase College, Purchase, NY
1999 Academie voor Beeldende Vorming, Amsterdames Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, The Academy of Fine Arts, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 


Solo Exhibitions:

2021 Unbroken, St. Henry’s Ecumenical Art Chapel, Turku, Finland
2021 Ca (Temperatures), Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, Finland
2019 Tokoroma, Kanazu Forest of Creation Museum, Awara, Japan
2019 Rooms, Galleria 3H+K, Pori, Finland
2017 Mountains and Valleys,Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland
2015 My Marks: Fourth Movement: Edge, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2014 My Marks: Third Movement, Taidehalli Studio, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Gardens, Espan lava, Helsinki, Finland
2011 My Marks: Second Movement: Wishful Forming, Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland
2009 My Marks: First Movement: Echoes, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2008 My Marks: Prelude, Galleri Bergman, Hesinki, Finland
  Echoes in Place, Gallery Grimson, Seoul, South Korea
  Between Scenes and My Marks, Featured the works in collaboration with Tetsushi Higashino, IASK National Art Studio, Goyang, Seoul, South Korea
2006 Rauma Readings, Rauma City Library, conjunction to Book Blast, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
200o Forest and Crystal, Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
  Mind and Matter; The Greatest Singularity, State University of New York at Purchase College, Purchase, NY: Thesis Show



Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022 Spaces of Uncertainty, Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland (Catalogued: ISBN 978-952-7245-23-1)
2018 Re-excavation,Galerie de L’UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
2017 Lehmä pitää viedä jäälle, jotta se tanssii - Die Kuh muss aufs Eis, damit sie tanzt - Exhibition of art from Finland, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Germany
2014 Between Sense and Sensibility, Taksu Gallery, Singapore
2012 Future and Reality, Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China
  The Moment between Sense and Sensibility, Dr. Park Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2011 Castles of Memory, with Tatu Tuominen, Galleria Kone, Hämeenlinna, Finland
  Emerging Landscape, Society Contemporary, New York, USA
2010 Ground Station, Mustarinda, Finland
  Ajatusten puutarha, Staffas, Porvoo, Finland
  Mäntän kuvataideviikot, curated by Annu Vertanen, Mänttä, Finland
  Spazi Aperti 2010, Romanian Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
  Forward>>Looking, MACRO FUTURE, Rome, Italy
  SIHLHALLENSTRASSE NEUNZEHN, Zurich, Switzerland
  Critique of Archival Reason, curated by Henk Slager, The Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2009 Contemporary Now!, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Made in Kuvataideakatemia, (catalogued), Kaiku Gallery, Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, Finland
  Asia Art Network, curated by Joung, Young–Sook, Planning Exhibition Hall, KEPCO Plaza Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  ÅÖÄ, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England
2007 Joulukalenteri, Piirustusluokka, curated by Riikka Stewen, Taidehalli,  Helsinki, Finland
  Common Ground, Raumars 1997-2007, (catalogued), curated by Kati Kivimäki, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
  Between Consilience, with Matt Chaumont, Kasarmikatu Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
  Who am I now that I’m Dead, curated by Shahin Afrarrasiabi, Lönnrotinkatu Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
  Black Snow & Paper, (catalogued), Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Barcsay Hall, Budapest, Hungary
  Looser Smoother Faster, curated by Matt Ferranto, Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY, USA
2006 Camp Laboratory, ARS06, curated by Pilvi Kalhama, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
  Blind Date, ARS06, curated by Mika Hannula, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2005 16 Rooms, curated by Eun Young Choi, Junho Lee, and Herb Tam, Hall Street Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2004 Object/ Place/ Process: Sepia International/ The Alkazi Collection, New York, USA
2003 The Changing Same: Triple Candie, New York, USA



Projects and Events:

2020 Kalpa | Bedrock | Fibroin (Kalpa | Kallioperä | Fibroin) for KampusART, Edu City, Turku University of Applied Science, Finland
2020 Mountains and Valleys, Artist book publication (ISBN 978-952-94-3823-5)
2020 ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival, Kuopio, Finland https://antifestival.com/tapahtuma/shoji-kato-jp-fi-jani-mikkonen-fi-descending/#more-7473
2019 Sculpture Expanded, https://sculptors.fi/en/sculpture-expanded/ (Catalogued, ISBN 978-952-7245-10-1)
2018 Huoneet/Rooms, Kantin galleria, Helsinki
2016 My Marks #A1: Rumar, Korpo, Finland (2008), Work Featured in conjunction with Kastehelmi Korpijaako's exhibition, Raskas Huoleton at Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland. 2–25. 09.2016
  RESPIRATION (Heat - Pause -Breath), Curation of a group-exhibition, l’Institut finlandais, Paris, 09. Feb. - 17. Apr. 2016
2015 Place of Geometry, Doctoral thesis publication, ISBN 978-952-7131-01-5
2014 Golden Compositions, Saalasti Hall, Oulu University, Finland (permanent work)
2012 Artistic research project, Kyoto, Japan, as part of AAPC research group
2010 Island Aspired, ANTI-Festival, collaboration with Eungyung Kim, Kuopio, Finland (Outdoor installation)
  Gathering Forests and Lakes, Mäntän kuvataideviikot, collaboration with Eungyung Kim, Mänttä, Finland (Outdoor installation)
2008 Lands on the Field, collaboration with Eungyung Kim, Fljótsdalur, Iceland (Outdoor installation)
2007 Anew : Jardin Botanique, Hotel Bloom! Brussels, Belgium (Mural Paintitng)


Artist-in-Residence Programmes:

2021 ISCP, New York, USA
2019 ISSP, Riga, Latvia
2018 Maaretta Jaukuri Foundation, Norway
2015 Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2012 Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan, Studio Support
2010 Circolo Scandinavo, Skandinavisk Forenings Kunstnerhus, Rome, Italy
2008 The Art Studio Goyang, Artist In Residence Programme, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  Skriduklaustur Artist in Residence, The Institute of Gunnar Gunnarsson, Iceland
2006 Raumars Artist in Residence Programme, Rauma, Finland

 

Selected Grants and Awards:

2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland
2021-3 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, State grant for three years, Finland
2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland
2020 KampusART sketch competition (organized by TUAS and Turku Technology Properties), First place
2020 Finnish Cultural Foundation, working grant for half a year, Finland
2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland
2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation, mobility grant, Finland
2018 The Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Foundation, travel grant, Finland
  Frame Contemporary Art Finland, travel grant, Finland
  Stina Krooks Stiftelse, stipend, Finland
  Finnish Cultural Foundation, working Grant for one year, Finland
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland
  Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Artist grant for one year, Finland
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Public display grant, Finland
2015 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project grant, Finland
  Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Artist grant for one year, Finland
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Project grant, Finland
2013 Art competition of the University of Oulu (organized by the Finnish State Art Commission), First prize (project realized in 2014), The Finnish State Art Deposit Collection
2012 Arts Council of Finland, Public display grant, Finland
  Academy of Finland, one year research grant under AAPC research group
2011 Arts Council of Finland, State Grant for one year, Finland
  Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional Fund, Exhibition grant, Finland
2010 FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, Grant for residencies, Finland
  Arts Council of Finland, Public display grant, Finland
2009 Alfred Kordelin, one year research grant, Finland
  Helsinki City Art Grant, Finland
2008 The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation Grant, Japan
  Agency of Culture, Artists Grant, Japan
  FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, Grant for residencies, Finland
2007 Anita Snellman Foundation Grant, Finland
2006 The Centre for International Mobility/ CIMO Fellowship, Finland



Public Collections:

  Turku Technology Properties, Turun teknologiakiinteistöt, Art Collection, Finland
  The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation Art Collection, Finland
  Oulu University, Saalasti Hall, Oulu, Finland (The Finnish State Art Deposit Collection)
  The Finnish State Art Collection, Finland
  Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma | Finnish National Gallery, Finland
  Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
  Woosong University, Daejeon, Korea
  Päivi Lipponen Trust, Finland
  Raumars Ry, Rauma, Finland
  Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
  Amsterdames Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, The Academy of Fine Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands