CV 

Education:

2018 Helsinki Open University, Art Therapy (15 study points)

2007-2009 Goldsmiths College, London, MFA

1998-2001 Central Saint Martins, London, BA(Hons), Fashion Design Womens Wear

1997-1998 Kent Institute of Art and Design, Rochester, Fashion Design

1994-1997 Kaitaa Art College, A-levels, Espoo

Exhibitions/Performances:

February 2019: Dance n'Draw performance/community event , Victoria Square Project, Athens

July 2018: Texture Not Text, Leppävaara Library, Espoo, Finland

September 2010: Turf Reign, Sim Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

July 2009: Degree Show, Goldsmiths College,London

January 2008: Gold and Delicious, The Apple Tree, London

June 2007: Uni Kaukoputkesta ja Hevosesta, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

January 2006: Kitaralaukuissakin Leopardivuori, , Jangva Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

January 2005: Kirjaillut Seikkailut, National Museum for Handcrafts, Jyväskylä, Finland

June 2004: Nihilism Part II - The Exciting Adventures of Young People, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

November 2003: 12 Days, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland

June 2003: Ääriviivoja, Jangva Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

October 1999: Little Black Dress of the Future, fashion show at Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Work Experience:

2018-> Dance n ́Paint/Draw workshop facilitator (and developing the concept further) for example at Sello Library, Espoo | Suvilahti NIght of the Arts, Helsinki | Victoria Square Project, Athens

2016-> Assisting Karoliina Valontaival at 5Rythms dance workshops and weekly classes in Helsinki

2016-> Working with artist Paula Rusokallio to create a community art project consisting of 1000 individual works created in workshops all over Finland, for Finland's Centenary | Assisting Rusokallio in her Art Immersion workshops

2015 Rollo Theater, Helsinki, costume designer

2010-2014 Establishing and running a flower shop, Green Workshop, Brixton, London

2007-2011 in the summer: Art workshop facilitator at summer camps organized by the Metropolitan Police, in South London area

2006-2008: Filmlibrary Close-Up, assistant, Brick Lane, London

2004-2007: Art workshop facilitator at Brixton St. Vincent's Community Centressä, Brixton, London

Grants and Commissions:

2018 Espoo Cultural Fund (for the exhibition "Texture Not text" and related workshops)

2017 Commission by the Church of Espoo to create a work of art "Kiitollisuuden Puu" for the 500year anniversary of Luther

2010 UnLtd-fund (social entrepreneur grant to establish a flower shop in Brixton)

2009 It's Your Community-prize (to create a small community garden at residential premises in Brixton)

2003 Finlands Cultural Fund (to create "Ääriviivoja" exhibition)