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STUDIES

1975–81 State Academy of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey
1985–89 Academy of Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1989–90 Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm, Sweden

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Grafoteekki, The Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2015 Gallery Orton, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Gallery Ville, Nurmijärvi, Finland
2014 Gallery G Helsinki, Finland
2010 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2006 Gallery Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2004 Gallery Diyar Diyarbakir, Turkey
2003 Gallery Joella, Turku, Finland
2003 Elizabet Robert Gallery, Washington, USA
2003 Gallery Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2001 Gallery Justus, Kannus, Finland
2001 Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1999 Finnish Cultural Institute, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1999 Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1998 Light – Black and White Installation, Kamppi Subway Station,  Helsinki, Finland
1997 Gallery Jankowski, Kajaani, Finland
1996 Gallery Johan S, Helsinki, Finland
1996 Gallery Aurora, Porvoo, Finland
1995 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu, Finland
1994 Gallery Source Kind, Luxemburg
1994 The Paper Art Gallery of Finland, Kuusankoski, Finland
1993 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1993 TM-Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1992 Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland
1991 Titanik, Turku, Finland
1991 Taidegraafikot Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1990 Keuruu Art Museum, Keuruu, Finland
1990 Arton A Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
1987 Gallery Joe’s, Turku, Finland
1985 Gdansk, Poland
1985 Gallery Joe’s, Turku, Finland
1983 Wäinö Aaltonen museum, Turku, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Näkyväksi neulottu, Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani, Finland
2017 MAAM, Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Näkyväksi neulottu, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
2015 Gallery Fogga, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Gumbostrand Konst& Form, Söderkulla, Sweden
2013 Gumbostrand Konst& Form, Söderkulla, Sweden
2013 LOKAL, Spring Salon, Helsinki, Finland
2013 KUI ? IX Textile Art Triennale, Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu, Finland
2013 KUI ? IX Textile Art Triennale, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
2012 KUI ? IX Textile Art Triennale, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland
2012 Tidelines Borusan, Istanbul , Turkey
2011 Tidelines Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2008 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Kristiansund, Norway
2008 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Frederecia, Denmark
2008 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Oslo, Norway
2007 Gallery Nev, Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
2007 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Galleria Visu, Kokkola, Finland
2007 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, K. H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
2006 75th Anniversary Exhibition of Finnish Printmakers
2005 Gallery Nev, Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2004 Finnish III Contemporary Art Triennale Gokann, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki Finland
2004 Finnish III Contemporary Art Triennale, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japani
2003 Works On Paper Elizabet Roberts Gallery, Washington, USA
2003 Sparwasser HQ and Bergstübel Projekte, Berlin, Germany
2003 Artminor, Naantali, Finland
2003 Finnish I Contemporary Art Triennale Gokann, Kioto Art Center, Japan
2002 Clockwise Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2002 Clockwise Nordichouse, Reykjavik, Iceland
2002 Grafica creativa, Jyväskylä, Finland
2001 Sub Rosa, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Silence, K.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
2001 Ziczac, The University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Northern Borders, Primiter College Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia,USA
2001 Northern Borders, West Georgia State Gallery, USA
2001 Sub Rosa, Konsthallet, Södertälje, Sweden
2001 Art on Hangers, Embassy of Hungary, New York, USA
2000 Imatra Biennale of Environmental Art, Finland
1999 Gallery Nev, Istanbul. Turkey
1999 Gallery Nelli Istanbul, Turkey
1998 Finnish Paper Art Expo, Institut Finlandais, Paris, France
1998 Third International Miniprint Triennale, Lahti, Finland
1998 Roundtrip Istanbul, Gallery Borusan, Istanbul, Turkey
1997 Finnish Artists Annual Exhibition “Leikkaus 102”, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Fiber, Second Paper Art Biennale, Fiskars, Finland
1997 Side by Side, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
1997 Side by Side, Satakunta Museum, Pori, Finland
1997 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu, Finland
1997 ID 10, Stockholm Etnografiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
1996 Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, Finland
1996 Gallery Le WebBar, Paris, France
1996 Maila Talvio Salon, Hartola, Finland
1996 The Flowers in Blossom Exhibition, Ikaalinen, Finland
1996 Temple Bar International Print Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
1995 Family Ties, BM Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
1995 Scenes d’Estampes, Salon de Gravures Contemporaires, Paris, France
1995 Die 11. Kunstmesse der Kunstlerinnen, Bonn, Germany
1994 60th Anniversary Exhibition of Turku Printmakers Association, Turku, Finland
1994 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
1994 Gallery G (Grafiris Studio), Helsinki, Finland
1994 Järvenpää House, Järvenpää, Finland
1994 Debute on Paper, Porvoo, Finland
1993 Temporaali, Joensuu, Finland
1992 97th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Finland
1992 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
1992 R.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
1992 Finnish Printmakers’ Exhibition in Athens, Athens, Greece
1992 Paper USA/Finland: Contrasts and Connections, USA
1991 96th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Finland
1991 Turkish Artists, Stockholm, Sweden
1991 Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo, Finland
1990 95th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Finland
1990 Entässitte, Modern Art Museum, Tampere Finland
1989 94th Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Finland
1989 Pro Graphica, Lohja, Finland
1989 Anjalankoski, Finland
1988 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1988 Kokkola, Finland
1988 Finnish Printmakers Gallery, Finland
1988 41st Annual Exhibition of Young Artists in Finland, Finland
1985 Kouvola, Finland
1985 Arte ry, Finland
1985 International Kunst Biennale Steel, Germany
1985 Turku, Finland
1985 Tampere, Finland
1985 Stuttgart, Germany
1984 The Association of Artists in Turku, Finland
1984 Tammisaari, Finland
1983 Lieto, Finland
1982 The Association of Artists in Turku, Finland
1982 Naantali Group, “Libera Scuola”, Finland
1978 Culture and Art Festival of Istanbul, Kartal Municipality, Turkey

COLLECTIONS

Helsinki Art Museum
Finnish State Art Collection
Turku City Art Collection
Nurmijärvi municipality
Keuruu City Art Collection
Keuruu Art Museum
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
Artists’ Association of Finland
K. H. Renlund Museum
Miina Sillanpää Foundation
Bank of Finland
Postipankki
Oulu Museum of Art
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
Sampo
Alvar Aalto Museum
Paulo Foundation
Kuopio Art Museum
Kouvola Art Museum
Embassy of Finland in Tokyo
Pori Art Museum
Aine Art Museum
City of Espoo Art Collection
Sonera
Osuuspankki

AWARDS

2004 Stina Krooks Stiftelse
1985 Turun Saskiat

GRANTS

2012 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2010 Finnish 5-year State Grant for Artists
2010 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2002 Finnish 5-year State Grant for Artists
2001 Arts Council of Finland
2000 Province of Uusimaa
1999 Arts Council of Finland, State Award
1999 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1999 Niilo Helander Foundation
1998 Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
1997 Sasakawa Foundation
1997 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1997 Arts Council of Finland, State Award (for a project)
1996 Arts Council of Finland, State Award
1996 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1995 Finnish 1-year State Grant for Artists
1994 Arts Council of Finland, State Award (for a project)
1994 Niilo Helander Foundation
1993 Province of Uusimaa
1993 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1992 Finnish Art Society
1991 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1990 Paulo Foundation
1989 Nordplus
1989 Finnish Cultural Foundation (for a project)

MEMBERSHIPS

The Association of Finnish Printmakers
Arte ry
The Turku Printmakers Association
Finnish Painters’ Union
Dieu Donne Papermill, USA

TEACHING

Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki
Nordic Art School, Kokkola
Imatra School of Fine Arts
Lahti University of Applied Sciences
Tampere University Of Technoloy (The Department of Arhitecture)
Helsinki University Of Technology (Aalto University, The Department of Arhitecture)
Turku Arts Academy