born 1985 in Helsinki, Finland
lives and works in Loviisa, Finland

EDUCATION
2013 – 2014 Master of Letters in Fine Art Practice, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, U.K
2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Culture and Arts, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Uusikaarlepyy
2009 Tartu Art College (ERASMUS exchange), Tartu, Estonia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 “Our Daily Bread”, pop up show at Aleksanterinkatu 8, Loviisa
2017 “Studio Landscapes and Battlefields”, Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2016 “Studio Landscapes and Battlefields”, Galleria Satamankulma, Kuopio
2013 “The Singing Neighbour”, Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia
2012 “The Singing Neighbour”, Gallery Vanha Kappalaisentalo, Porvoo

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 “Art Fair Suomi 2015”, The Cable Factory, Helsinki
2015 “Art of Basware 2015”, Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
2014 “Graduate Degree Show”, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, U.K
2014 Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2014 “Information”, Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Paisley, U.K
2014 “Volume II”, Iota Gallery, Glasgow, U.K
2014 Marziart Internationale Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
2013 Mullsjö International Photofestival, Mullsjö, Sweden
2012 “Nostalgiat Kollektsioneerides”, Y galerii, Tartu, Estonia (together with Vahram Muradyan and Tarvo Hanno Varres)
2012 “New Nordic Photography 2012”, Härnösand’s Art Hall, Sweden
2012 “Art Fair Suomi 2012, The Cable Factory”, Helsinki
2012 “New Nordic Photography 2012”, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
2011 “The Art Museum Manifesto”, Loviisa City Art Museum, Loviisa
2011 “Sony World Photography Awards 2011”, Somerset House, London, U.K
2011 “Re:search”, City Art Gallery, Vaasa
2010 “Origo”, Galleri Zebra, Karjaa
2010 “EMMA Prize 2010”, EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art
2010 “Äkta vara – Aitoa kamaa”, Ostrobothnia Photographic Centre, Lapua
2008 “Young Professionals”, Horizonte Fotofestival, Zingst, Germany

PUBLIC WORKS
K-kampus, K-Group’s main office building, Helsinki
Student housing at 235-241 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, U.K
Malmska Municipal Health Care Center and Hospital, Pietarsaari

TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
2015 – ongoing Photography workshops and courses at Adult Education Centres in Kotka, Loviisa and Porvoo
2015 Assessing the final work of undergraduate photography students, Yrkeshögskolan Novia
2014 Workshop, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, U.K
2014 Artist Talk, Napier University, Edinburgh, U.K
2013 Artist Talk, TalkSeePhotography’s December Event, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, U.K
2013 Artist Talk, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, U.K

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
2015 Art of Basware, shortlisted
2012 Victor Fellowship, Hasselblad Foundation, Bachelor’s level winner
2011 Sony World Photography Awards, Student Focus, finalist
2010 EMMA Prize, finalist

PUBLICATIONS
2014 “New Nordic Photography”, Hasselblad Foundation ISBN 978-91-976975-7-6
2012 “The Victor Fellowships ’12”, exhibition catalogue ISSN 2000-0138 / ISBN 978-91-976975-5-2
2011 “Sony World Photography Awards 2011”, exhibition catalogue ISBN 978-2-916954-75-2
2010 “Äkta vara – Aitoa kamaa”, exhibition catalogue ISBN 978-952-5839-04-3
2009 “Dubbelsidigt//Kaksipuolista”, exhibition catalogue ISBN 978-952-5839-00-5
2008 “Young Professionals”, exhibition catalogue ISBN 23-21593-72200-0

SELECTED GRANTS
2016 Föreningen Konstsamfundet, project grant
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, project grant
2013 Frame Visual Art Finland
2013 Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2012 Hasselblad Foundation
2012 Arts Council of Uusimaa
2011 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2011 Association Konstsamfundet
2011 Patricia Seppälä’s foundation