2015- Ongoing studies for MFA at the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2011 MA in Art Education, Aalto University School of Art and Design
2010 BA in Textile Art, Aalto University School of Art and Design
2008 BA in Art Education, University of Art and Design Helsinki

Study Exchanges

2009 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA
2004 Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

Solo Art Projects

2017 Home Lights, happening in public space, commissioned by The Finnish State Art Commission, Mikkeli
2017 Money Talks, solo exhibition, Gallery Huuto Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki
2014 Creative Shopping, solo exhibition, Gallery Huuto Uudenmaankatu
2012-2013 Aleksanterinkatu Tuesday Club, regularly repeating walking performance in public space, ongoing, Helsinki
2011 Home Lights, guerilla installation in public space, Helsinki
2011 I Want to See Something Else, installation in bus stop shelters, Helsinki
2010 After All, This Is My City, guerilla installation series, Helsinki
2007 Kiitos muistamisesta! solo exhibition, Aralis Galleria, Helsinki

Group Art Projects

2016 Cents and Soil, group exhibition, Exhibition Laboratory Project Room, Helsinki
2015 MCD x 01600, comissioned mural piece by Multicoloured Dreams, Vantaa
2014 Sea You! comissioned street art piece by Multicoloured Dreams, Helsinki
2013 Sailor Mermaid, comissioned mural piece by Multicoloured Dreams, Pärnu
2012 UrbanUtopia, series of interventions in public space by Reality Research Center, Helsinki
2011 Masters of Arts 2011, final thesis exhibition of Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki
2010 Creating the New Image of the Earth, pedagogical exhibition made in a team, Rovaniemi
2006 Joutsenen jäljillä, a group exhibition, Galleria Lasipalatsi and Galleria Atski, Helsinki
2004 Mitä silmät ei näe, a group exhibition, Harju Youth Center, Helsinki


2013 Kommunförbundets hedersomnämnande för pro gradu-avhandling kring kommunala frågor i år 2011
2012 Shortlisted, Emdash Art Award 2012, UK
2011 Jani Leinonen Art Award for the best art related final thesis in Masters of Arts 2011 Exhibition


2013- Artists' Association MUU
2011- Member of the street art collective Multicoloured Dreams

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