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ART STUDIES

1989–90 Royal Institute of Art (Kungliga Kunsthögskolan), Stockholm, Sweden
1985–89 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1975–81 State Academy of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2020 Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki
2019 The Antalya Cultural Centre, Antalya, Turkey
2018 Gallery G Grafoteekki, The Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2015 Gallery Orton Helsinki, Finland
2015 Gallery Ville, Nurmijärvi, Finland
2014 Ekenäs Bibliotek, 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 Elizabeth Robert Gallery, Washington, USA
2003 Gallery Krista Mikkola, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
2001 Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Gallery Justus, Kannus, Finland
1999 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1999 Finnish Institute in Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1998 Installation Light – Black and White, Kamppi Subway Station, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Gallery Jankowski, Kajaani, Finland
1996 Gallery Johan S, Helsinki, Finland
1996 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1996 Gallery Aurora, Porvoo, Finland
1995 Gallery Harmaja, Oulu, Finland
1994 Gallery Source Kind, Luxembourg
1994 The Finnish Paper Art Gallery, Kuusankoski, Finland
1993 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1993 TM-Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1992 Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland
1991 Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
1991 Printmakers’ Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1990 Keuruu Art Museum, Keuruu, Finland
1990 Gallery Arton A, 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 Yarn Vision, Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani, Finland
2017 MAAM, Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Yarn Vision, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
2015 Gallery Fogga, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Gumbostrand Konst&Form, Söderkulla, Finland
2013 Gumbostrand Konst&Form, Söderkulla, Finland
2013 LOKAL, Helsinki, Finland
2013 KUI?IX Textile Art Triennial, Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
2013 KUI?IX Textile Art Triennial, Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu, Finland
2012 KUI?IX Textile Art Triennial, 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 Center, Fredericia, Denmark
2008 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Oslo, Norway
2007 Gallery Visu, Kokkola, Finland
2007 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
2007 Outside the Rules, Outside the Centers, K. H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
2007 Gallery Nev, Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
2006 The 75th Anniversary Exhibition of The Association of Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Gallery Nev, Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2004 Gokann, the IV Triennial of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2003 Works on Paper, Elizabet Roberts Gallery, Washington, USA
2003 Gokann, the IV Triennial of Finnish Art, Kyoto Art Center, Japan
2003 Artminor, Naantali, Finland
2003 Sparwasser HQ and Berstübel Projekte, Berlin, Germany
2002 Art on Hangers, Embassy of Hungary, New York, USA
2002 Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2002 Clockwise, Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark
2002 Clockwise, Nordichouse, Reykjavik, Iceland
2002 Graphica creativa, the 10th International Print Triennial, Jyväskylä, Finland
2001 Northern Borders, Primiter College Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2001 Northern Borders, West Georgia State Gallery, USA
2001 Sub Rosa, Amos Anderson Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Ziczac, The University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Anniversary Exhibition of the Finnish Printmakers, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Silence, K.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
2000 Imatra Biennial of Environmental Art, Finland
2000 Sub Rosa, Charlettenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000 Sub Rosa, Södertälje Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
1999 Gallery Nev, Istanbul, Turkey
1998 Finnish Paper Art Expo, Institut Finlandais, Paris, France
1998 Third International Miniprint Triennial, Lahti, Finland
1998 Roundtrip Istanbul, Gallery Borusan, Istanbul, Turkey
1997 Finnish Artists Annual Exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Fiber, the II Biennal of Paper Artists, Porvoo, 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, Museum of Ethnography, 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, Ikaalinen, Finland
1996 Temple Bar International Graphic 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, Berlin, Germany
1994 60th Anniversary Exhibition of Turku Printmakers Association, Turku, Finland
1994 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
1994 Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland
1994 Järvenpää House, Järvenpää, Finland
1994 Debute on Paper, Porvoo, Finland
1993 Temporaali, Joensuu, Finland
1993 Die 9. Kunstmesse der Kunstlerinnen, Bonn, Germany
1992 The 97th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Finland, Finland
1992 Gallery Artina, Helsinki, Finland
1992 R.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola, Finland
1992 Paper USA/Finland: Contrasts and Connections, USA
1992 Finnish Printmakers in Athens, Greece
1991 The 96th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Finland
1991 Turkish Artists, Stockholm, Sweden
1991 Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo, Finland
1990 Hjorring Art Museum, Denmark
1990 The 95th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Finland Helsinki, Finland
1990 The 10th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain
1989 The 94th Annual Exhibition of Artists in Finland, Finland
1989 Pro Graphica, Lohja, Finland
1989 Anjalankoski, Finland
1988 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1988 Finnish Graphic Artists Gallery, Finland
1988 Kokkola
1988 The 41st Annual Exhibition of Young Artists in Finland, Helsinki, Finland
1985 International Kunst Biennale “Steel”, Germany
1985 Tampere, Finland
1985 The Turku Artists’ Association, Turku, Finland
1985 Kouvola
1985 Arte ry
1985 Stuttgart, Germany
1984 The Turku Artists’ Association, Turku, Finland
1984 Tammisaari, Finland
1983 Lieto, Finland
1982 Group Libera Scuola, Naantali, Finland
1982 The Turku Artists’ Association, Turku, Finland
1978 Culture and Art Festival of Istanbul, Kartal Municipality, Turkey

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Helsinki Art Museum
Finnish State Art Collection
Turku City Art Collection
Nurmijärvi municipality
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
The Artists’ Association of Finland
The Keuruu Art Museum
Keuruu City Art Collection
Arton A Gallery (Stockholm)
K.R. Renlund Foundation
Miina Sillanpää Foundation
Central Bank of Finland
Postipankki
Oulu Museum of Art
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
Sampo
Alvar Aalto Museum
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
The Embassy of Finland in Tokio
Paulo Foundation
Kouvola Art Museum
Kuopio Art Museum
Pori Art Museum
Aine Art Museum
City of Espoo Art Collection
Sonera
Osuuspankki

PRIZES

2004 Stina Krooks Stiftelse
1985 Turun Saskiat

GRANTS

2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2018 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2014 Svenska kulturfonden
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 Arts Council of Uusimaa
1999 Arts Council of Finland, State Award
1999 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1999 Niilo Helander Foundation
1998 Svenska kulturfonden
1997 Sasakawa Foundation
1997 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1997 Arts Council of Finland, State Award
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
1994 Niilo Helander Foundation
1993 Arts Council of Uusimaa
1993 Finnish Cultural Foundation
1992 Finnish Art Society
1991 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1990 Paulo Foundation
1989 Nordplus
1989 Finnish Cultural Foundation

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

Member of the Central Arts Council of Finland (September 2019 – August 2022)