b. 1979, Lahti, Finland

Lives and works in Queens and Brooklyn, NY

 

Awards and Honors

2020

The Art in the Parks: Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park Grant, NY, United States

2019

Alfred Kordelin Foundation, one-year working grant, Finland
Queens Arts Fund (QAF) – New Work Grant, Queens Council on the Arts, NY, United States
AIM Fellow, fall 2019, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY, United States

2018

Taike Arts Promotion Centre Finland, project grant, Finland
Frame Contemporary Art Finland, travel grant for exhibition, Finland
Yaddo Fellow, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States

2017

NYFA New York Foundation for the Arts, IAP Mentoring Program Fellow, NY, United States
Arts Promotion Center Finland, travel grant for residency, Finland

2015

Frame Contemporary Art Finland, travel grant for exhibition, Finland
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Päijät-Häme Regional Fund, 6 month working grant, Finland

2014

Vermont Studio Center Fellow, Johnson, VT, United States

2013

Finnish Cultural Foundation, Päijät-Häme Regional Fund, project grant, Finland
Mondriaan Fonds, travel grant for exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011

Frame Contemporary Art Finland, travel grant for exhibition, Finland
Arts Council of Finland, travel grant for exhibition, Finland

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020

7×7, The Art in the Parks: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY, United States – forthcoming

2019

Nowhere, Anywhere, Everywhere, Lorimoto Gallery, Queens, NY, United States

2018

Untitled (Study of Charring Wood and Burning Structures),The Yard, Colorado Springs, CO, United States

2016

Window of Perception, Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland

2013

Heartbeat, Site-specific installation, Asikkala, Finland

2011

Bon Voyage!, Gallery de Aanschouw, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2008

Wolfart project space, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY- forthcoming

NARS Residency exhibition, NARS Gallery, Brooklyn, United States – forthcoming

2019

Ridgewood Open Studios, Lorimoto Gallery, Queens, NY, United States

The Yard of Imagination Vol 1, The Yard Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

Wagmag, Grace Exhibition Space, New York, United States

2017

Kyllä!, Union of Finnish Art Associations Year Exhibition, Riihimäki Art Museum, Finland

I Was Meant To Love You, SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Small Works 2017, curated by Bill Carroll, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

Rover 2017, Starr Space Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

Nasty Women, Knockdown Center, Queens, United States

2016

Supermarket Art Fair, Presented by Tupajumi Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

Rover 2016, StarrSpace Gallery, Brooklyn, United States

Screen(ing), curated by Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi, AC Institute, New York, United States

2015

Almost Home, Gramercy Gallery, New York, United States

Structure – An Array of Parts, Galleri Vest, Reykjavik, Iceland

We do not know what it is exactly that you are doing, but does this makes any sense, curated by Faivovich & Goldberg. Video screenings in Museum Hilversum, Bonnefantenmuseum, Drents Museum, Museum de Fundatie, Museum De Pont, SCHUNCK*, Sandberg Instituut, WOW (NL), deBuren, Brussels (BE), Dortmunder U (DE) and East China Normal University, Shanghai (CN)

2014

Access Art, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, United States

Car Art, curated by Rolina Nell, Delft, The Netherlands

This could be Rotterdam or anywhere, Kunstweekend Charlois, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2013

Good Morning, Good Morning, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Supermarket Art Fair, Presented by HeavyMerryFinland, Stockholm, Sweden

Re:Rotterdam International Art Fair, curated by Jaap Sleper, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

De Nacht van Cinerama, curated by Remty Elenga, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Twente Biennale 2013, curated by Kees de Groot, Enschede, The Netherlands

HeavyMerryFinland, Titanik Galleria, Turku, Finland

2012

Grensloos Kunst Verkennen, De Wijk-Ijhorst, The Netherlands

Car Art, curated by Rolina Nell, Delft, The Netherlands

Supermarket Art Fair, Presented by Tupajumi Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden

Re:Rotterdam International Art Fair, curated by Jaap Sleper, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

HeavyMerryFinland, Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium

2011

HeavyMerryFinland, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Killing Darkness-Reflection, Foto Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam Museum night 10×010, Foto Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2010

F.A.R.T. 2010, Boutique Hotel Quartier du Port, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Shaved or Natural, curated by Abner Preis, Gallery 182a, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2009

Beeldfabriek, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila, Philippines

2008

Mogwai, Quezon city, Philippines

Wolfart Project Space, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Residencies 

2020

Marble House Projects, Vermont, United States- forthcoming

NARS Foundation, New York City, United States – forthcoming

2018

Yaddo, February 2018, Saratoga Springs, New York, United States

2017

SÍM Residency, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, July 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland

2014

Vermont Studio Center, December 2014, Johnson, Vermont, United States

2013

SVA, Sculpture, Installation and New Media Art, summer residency, New York, United States

 

Education 

2008

Teacher of Art, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2006

Bachelor of Fine Arts, AKI, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Enschede, The Netherlands

2005

Exchange during bachelor studies, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States