Curriculum Vitae

Emmi Nieminen (b. 1988)

Born and working in Finland


Bachelor of Culture and Arts 2010 – 2014

The Degree Programme of Fine Arts in the Tampere University of Applied Sciences

2009-2010, Comics Studio in the Orivesi College of Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2015, Pitakebab ranskalaisilla, Galleria Keidas, Helsinki, Finland, August 5th – 30th

2011, Keskiviikko, 12th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Tampere-talo, Tampere, Finland, September 19th-21st

Group Exhibitions, Events and Performances

2018, Sisaret 1918, Galleria Sarjakuvakeskus, Helsinki, Finland, 5th – 28th April

2016, Art Solutions, B-galleria, Turku, Finland, June 15th

2016, Berliini Suomix – Finnische Berlin Comix, Galerie Vierraumladen, Berlin, Germany, February 26th – March 5th

2015, 6th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tesoman Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland, September 4th – October 15th

2015, Taidesuunnistus, Tesoman Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland, April 18th – 19th

2014, 15th International Comic Artist Conference, Kaohsiung,Taiwan, November 25th – 27th

2014, Tampere Illuminations, Tampere, October 24th – January 11th 2015

2014, Niskatuki – Headrest exhibition tour, Fumetto Comix Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland March 5th – April 13th, Naples Comicon in Naples, Italy April 30th –  May 5th, Galleria Nunes, Helsinki, Finland August 22nd – September 7th

2011, ”Eternal Tits” (a part of ”Sissit, Tissit ja tasa-arvo” happening) at Ikuinen Galleria,  April the 22nd –May the 3rd


2017, Vihan ja inhon internet, graphic nonfiction, collaboration with journalist Johanna Vehkoo, Kustannusosakeyhtiö Kosmos Publishing

2017,  Illustration for Hope is Not Gone Altogether: The Roles and Reintegration of Female War Veterans in Liberia,  by Dr. (in spe) Leena Vastapuu, University of Turku

2016, Planeetta Funk, graphic short story, collaboration with the rap group Tre-Funk III

2016, Starke Frauen, 3 page comic, collaboration with Christian Jütte

2015, Mielikuvani Tesomasta, animation

2015, Pitakebab ranskalaisilla, ink drawing on paper

2014, Tulevaisuuden nainen tutkii ketunleipiä, 23 meter long printed comic mural in Vuoreskeskus, Tampere

2014, Minna Canth twiittaa yössä, image projection in public space

2014, Vahinkoraja, graphic novel

2013, Vagina Dentata, graphic novel

2012, Keskiviikko, graphic novel


Anthologies and Zines

2019, Emmi Kendalissa, comic zine

2018, Sisaret 1918, anthology

2016, Berlin Suomix – Finnische Berlin Comix, anthology

2015, Nyt riittää! Enough is enough!, anthology

2014, Niskatuki ja muita sarjakuvia, anthology

2013, “Maalin yli puiden siimekseen”, anthology

Sarjari #82 ”Suomalaiset sarjakuvajulkaisut 100 v” (the 100 Year Anniversary of Finnish Published Comics)

Other Professional Actitivity

2019, Secretary, Tampere Kunsthalle

2016, Founding member of Tampere Kunsthalle

2015 – 2018, Curator of the Galleria Rajatila’s bookshop Laitapuoti

2015, planner and instructor, comics workshop part of a Finnish language summer camp for immigrants

2014, planner and instructor for a comics workshop. Part of the “Sealed with a Secret – Correspondence of Tom of Finland” exhibition in Vapriikki, Tampere 

2010 – 2016,  Teacher in Comics Studio in Orivesi College of Arts


Sarjakuvantekijät ry

The Finnish Comics society

Rajataide ry

Grants and Nominations

2019, Sarjakuva-Finlandia award, Sisaret 1918

2018, Nominee for the Sarjakuva-Finlandia award, Vihan ja inhon internet

2015, Grant, Taiteen edistämiskeskus

2015, Grant, Grafia ry

2015, Nominee for the Sarjakuva-Finlandia award, Vahinkoraja

2014, Scolarship, Pajarin Poikien Perinneyhdistys

2013, Nominee for the Sarjakuva-Finlandia Award, Keskiviikko

2011, Finnish Comics Society’s Scolarship for Aspiring New Artist

2010, Grant, Idmanin Säätiö Foundation

2010, Scolarship, Orivesi College of Arts