Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010-2014 Bachelor of Culture and Arts, Programme of Fine Arts, Tampere University
of Applied Sciences
2009-2010 Comics Studio in Orivesi College of Arts

Private Exhibitions

2018, Artist of the Month, online gallery Prosessigalleria, 29.10. – 25.11.
2015, Pitakebab ranskalaisilla, Galleria Keidas, Helsinki, Finland 5.-30.8.

Group Exhibitions and Events

2020, Taidesuunnistus / Art Orienteering,, Tampere Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland,
29.-30.8.
2020, Kuvanvapaus, Vantaa Art Museum Artsi, Vantaa, Finland 2.6.-15.8.
2019, Tatinis Art Show Helsinki, Wanha Satama, Helsinki, Finland 30.8.-1.9. (Selling
exhibition)
2019, Tatinis Art Show Singapore, F1 Pit Building, Singapore, 24.-26.5. (Selling
exhibition)
2019, Taidesuunnistus / Art Orienteering, Tampere Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland 27.-
28.4.
2018, Sisaret 1918, Galleria, Sarjakuvakeskus, Helsinki, Finland 5.-24.4.
2018, Various comics for public building sites in Tampere, Finland, 2018-2021
2018, Kuvat puhuvat, Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Tampere, Finland 28.4.-17.6.
2016, Art Solutions, B-galleria, Turku, Finland 15.6.
2016, Berliini Suomix – Finnische Berlin Comix, Galerie Vierraumladen, Berliin,
Germany 26.2.-5.3.
2015, 6th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tesoman Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland 4.9.-15.10.
2015, Taidesuunnistus / Art Orienteering, Tesoman Taidehalli, Tampere, Finland 18.-
19.4.
2014, 15th International Comic Artist Conference, Kaohsiung,Taiwan, 25.-27.11.
2014, Tampere Illuminations, Tampere, Finland 24.10.-11.1.
2014, Niskatuki – Headrest Exhibition Tour, Fumetto Comix Festival, Lucerne,
Switzerland 5.3.-14.4., Napoli Comicon, Naplesi, Italy 30.4.-5.5., Galleria Nunes,
Helsinki, Finland 22.8.-7.9.

Works

2021, Menimme kaikki huoneisiimme (We All Went to Our Rooms), self published
online comic
2019, North to North or Emmi Goes to Kendal, self published comic
2019, Illustrations for Valheenpaljastajan käsikirja, Johanna Vehkoo, Kosmos
kustannus Publishing
2018, I CAN HAS I-III, series of digital drawings
2017, Vihan ja inhon internet, Emmi Nieminen & Johanna Vehkoo,journalistic comic
book (also published as L’Internet de la Haine and Internet of Hate and Loathing)
2017, Illustration for doctoral thesis Hope is Not Gone Altogether: The Roles and
Reintegration of Female War Veterans in Liberia, Dr. Leena Vastapuu, University of
Turku
2016, Planeetta Funk, comic
2015, Mielikuvani Tesomasta, animation
2015, Pita Kebab with Chips, ink on paper
2014, Tulevaisuuden nainen tutkii ketunleipiä, comic installation, Vuoreskeskus,
Tampere, Finland
2014, Minna Canth twiittaa yössä, public light projection, Tampere, Finland
2014, Vahinkoraja, comic
2013, Vagina Dentata, comic
2012, Keskiviikko, comic

Anthologies

2020, Katkenneita lankoja – tarinoita lopppuunpalamisesta, edited by Karoliina
Korhonen and Anssi Vieruaho, Atena Kustannus Publishing
2018, Sisaret 1918, edited by Reetta Laitinen, Arktinen Banaani Publishing
2016, Berlin Suomix – Finnische Berlin Comix, self published comic anthology
2015, Nyt riittää! Enough is enough!, edited by The Finnish Comics Society
2014, Niskatuki ja muita sarjakuvia, edited by Harri Römpötti and Ville Hänninen,
Lempo Kustannus Publishing

Other Professional Activity

2021, Festival Artist, Helsinki Comics Festival
2017, Comics workshop, Tampereen Tyttöjen Talo, designer and instructor, part
RIKKI – taidetta mielenterveydestä mental health project
2016, Co-Founder, Tampere Kunsthalle
2015, Galleria Rajatila, manager of the Laitapuoti bookshop
2015, Comics workshop for immigrants, designer and instructor
2010 – 2016, Orivesi College of Arts, Comics Studio, part-time instructor

Memberships

Tampereen Taidehalli ry, President 2021-2022
Sarjakuvantekijät ry, member
The Finnish Comics Society, member

Awards, Grants and Honorary Mentions

2020, Covid-19 Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2019, Comics Finlandia Award, (Sisaret 1918)
2018, Nuoren Voiman Liitto, Nuori Voima Award (Vihan ja inhon internet)
2016, Grant, Kone Foundation
2015, Grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2015, Grant, Grafia ry
2011, Newcomer Scolarship, The Finnish Comics Society