Curriculum Vitae

Studies

1994 Master of Architecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, U.S.A.
1994 Master of Science in Architecture, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
1984 Matriculation examinations, Tapiola high school, Finland

Memberships

2001- Finnish Painters’ Union
1995-2000 Finnish Association of Architects

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Gallery Taidehalli, Naantali, Finland
Gallery Bronda, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Gallery Kapriisi, Tampere, Finland
2009 Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä, Finland
2008 Gallery Johan S., Helsinki, Finland
MAC Museum, Tampere, Finland
Gallery Colmio, Oulu, Finland
2007 Gallery Studio Punavuoridesign, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Gallery Åkern, Kongsberg, Norway
Gallery Nefret, Turku, Finland
Gallery Bronda, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Alvar Aalto Museum studio, Jyväskylä, Finland
2004 Gallery of Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute, Oslo, Norway
Gallery Poriginal, Pori, Finland
2003 Malkki Museum, Tampere, Finland
Gallery Varikko, Seinäjoki, Finland
Gallery Duetto, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Gallery AMA, Turku, Finland
2001 Gallery Duetto, Helsinki, Finland
Lönnström Art Museum studio, Rauma, Finland
2000 Gallery Suomi, Stockholm, Sweden
1999 Gallery Paula Väänänen, Turku, Finland
Studio Mezzo, Helsinki Finland
1998 Gallery Otso (with Leiman and Metsähonkala), Espoo, Finland
Tapiola Church, Espoo, Finland
Gallery Valööri, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
Studio Mezzo, Helsinki, Finland
Imatra Cultural Center, Finland
1996 Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland

Group Exhibitions

2015 The Dimensio Group, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland
2013 Collector’s Gaze, Pori Art Museum, Finland
2010 Pyhäniemi 2010 Art Happening, Hollola, Finland
2009 The 4th Pirkanmaa Triennial, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2007 Take away, Gallery Johan S, Helsinki, Finland
2005 The 110th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2000 Tampere Artists’ Association Jubilee Exhibition, Gallery Saskia, Tampere, Finland
1996 Young architects’ Exhibition, Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
The thesis show, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Michigan, U.S.A.

Public Works

2017 Ad Astra, street art piece in Vuores residential area, Tampere, Finland
2016 in Noise gallery, two street art pieces in Tampere tunnel noise barriers, Finland
2015 Tic-tac-toe, comissioned art proposal for The Harjuniitty school, Nokia, Finland (not executed)
2014 Tromp l’oeil, comissioned art proposal for Vuores residential area, Tampere, Finland (not executed)
2010 Debet-credit, art piece in Tampere Commercial College, Finland

In Collections

Alvar Aalto Museum, Finland
FCG Planeko Ltd., Tampere, Finland
Huvila advertising bureau
LM-Ericsson Concern, Stockholm, Sweden
Hanna Lyytinen architectural bureau
MAC Art Collection, Tampere, Finland
Oulu Art Museum, Finland
Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pyhäniemen kartano Oy, Hollola, Finland
City of Tampere, Finland
Tampere Art Museum, Finland
Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Turun ja Kaarinan seurakuntayhtymä
Lutherian Parish of Turku, Finland
VVO Concern, Helsinki, Finland
Private collections

Writings

2011 In Search of the Modern Time, RY-magazine, Rakennustieto Ltd., Helsinki
2010 Artist’s statement, Pyhäniemi 2010 Catalogue, Pyhäniemi Mansion
2009 Artist’s statement, The 4th Pirkanmaa Triennial catalogue, Tampere Art Museum
2005 Desire vacui – paintings and writings, Kaisa Soini, Tampere
2002 Paintings of Architecture, 40/40 – Young architects from Finland, Rakennustieto Ltd., Helsinki
1999 Functional delusions, 10-year Jubilee publication, Arte Assoc., Turku
1998 Artist’s statement, Fecundity, Studio Cleo inc., New York

Awards and Grants

2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation grant
2008 Alfred Kordelin Foundation grant
2007 Tampere city art prize
2002-07 Arts Council of Finland: working grant for 5 years
2000 Finnish Foundation for Visual Arts in New York, U.S.A.: working grant
1999 Niilo Helander Foundation grant
1998, -95 Wihuri Foundation grants
1998 Lehtinen Foundation grant
1997 Bryggman Foundation: Prize for a young and innovative architect
1996 Alfred Kordelin Foundation grant
1996 Arts Council of Finland: working grant for 1/2 year

Teaching

2014- Tampere University (as of 2019), School of Architecture: University teacher in Art
2009-2014 Tampere University of Technology, Department of Architecture: Lecturer and  Instructor in art
1997-2002 Helsinki University of Technology and Tampere University of Technology, Department of Architecture: Instructor in architecture