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CV Riikka Elina Puronen                 

Born 1968 in Loviisa, Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki
riikka.puronen@yahoo.com


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Education
1994-95 Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Sculpture, Helsinki (FI),
             Master of Fine Arts 1996
1993-94 Academy of Fine Arts, post-graduate studies, Department of Sculpture, Helsinki
1988-92 Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Time and Space, Department of Painting, Helsinki
 
Solo Exhibitions
2016 Gallery Sculptor, Notebook, Helsinki (FI)
2013 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, The World of Ideas 2013, Helsinki (FI)
2012 Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki,

2010 Galleri SE Konst, Falun, (SE)
2010 Gallery Titanik, Turku, (FI)
2010 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
2007 Gallery Sculptor, Mindscape, Helsinki,
2005 Forum Box (vitrin) Gardening Random Forms, Helsinki
2005 Gallery Krista Mikkola, Helsinki
1999 Järvenpää House, Järvenpää (FI)
1999 Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki
1997 Gallery Gable Factory, Helsinki
1996 Gallery Gable Factory, Helsinki
1995 Gallery Kluuvi, with Maria Duncker, Helsinki
1995 Gallery Titanik, Merenneitoja (Mermaids), Turku
1993 Mältinranta Artcenter, with Kimmo Schroderus, Tampere (FI)
1993 Gallery of Art Academy, Helsinki
1992 Gallery Sirkus, Kerava City Artmuseum, Kerava (FI)
1992 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
 
Group exhibitions
2017 Materian kans(s)a Eemil Halonen Art Museum (FI)
2015 Occupy space, Rovaniemi Art Museum (FI)
2011 Örebro Open Art, Sweden
2010 Stressed Beauty, Grand Palais, (FR)
2010 Art10Helsinki, Helsinki Fair Center, (FI)
2009 wsp-gallery, Helsinki (FI)
2009 Dalarnas Filmfestival, Falun (SE)
2006 Skövde Arthall, Huuma (Fever), Skövde, (SE)
2006 Passagen Arthall, Huuma (Fever), Linköping, (SE)
2005 Örebro Arthall, Huuma (Fever), Örebro, (SE)
2004 Mänttä Artfestival, Artcenter Pekilo, Mänttä, (FI)
2003 Kunsthalle Helsinki, Nuorten Biennaali (Young Artists Biennal), Helsinki
2003 Helsinki City Artmuseum, Myytti (Myth), Helsinki
2002 Gable Factory, View, Helsinki
2001 Kerava City Artmuseum, Veistoksia kukkameressä (Sculpture in flowersea), Kerava, (FI)
2000 Grypte de Lenglise de Monmartre, Paris, (FR)
2000 StandArt, video and performance festival, Gotenburg, (SE)
2000 VR Storehouse, 100, Helsinki
1998 Helsinki City Artmuseum, Alastomat ja Naamioidut (Naked and Masked), Helsinki
1997 Mänttä Artfestival, Artcenter Honkahovi, Mänttä, (FI)
1997 Silja Symphony, Smart Show, Helsinki-Stockholm, (FI) (SE)
1997 Weiling&Göös Printinghouse, Comment, Espoo, (FI)
1996 Mekanohouse, Maankuva (Picture of land), Hanko, (FI)
1996 Gallery 77, Pushkinskaja 10, Artist`s from Gable Factory, St.Petersburg, (RU)
1996 Gable Factory, Artist´s from Gable Factory, Helsinki
1995 Diana Gallery, Hernekeittoa (Bea soup), Helsinki
1994 Gallery Gredito val Tellinese, Art=Act, Hot Potato (with Eija Keskinen), Milano, (IT)
1994 Joensuu Artmuseum, Art=Act, Hot Potato, Joensuu, (FI)
1994 Joensuu Artmuseum, Book Artist / Artist´s book, Joensuu, (FI)
1994 Artcenter Otso, Sculpture Department Presents, Espoo, (FI)
1993 Gallery Muu ry, Joulukalenteri (Chrismascalender), Helsinki
1993 Kunsthalle Helsinki, Nuortennäyttely (Exhibition on Young Artists), Helsinki
1993 Museum of  Photography, Art=Act, Hot Potato, Helsinki
1993 Gallery of Art Academy, Puola (Poland), Helsinki
1992 Weiling&Göös Printinghouse, Regional exhibition of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Espoo, (FI)
1992 Academy of Fine Arts, Loppunäyttely (Final examination), Helsinki
1991 Vanha, Lauluja Pikkupietarin pihalta (Songs from Little Peter´s playground), Helsinki
1991 Industrial Artschool, Photograph studets exhibition, Helsinki
1991 Academy of Fine Arts, Hot Potato at the ceminar of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
1991 Tampere Museum of Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts Presents, Tampere (FI)
1990 Cable Factory, Hot Potato Kitchen, Helsinki
 
Prizes
2010 William Thuring Prize
1997 Finland Prize for Young Artists
 
Collections
Jenny and Antti Wihuri collection (FI)
Finnish state Collection (FI)
Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, (FI)
Helsinki City Artmuseum, Helsinki
Landstinget Dalarna, Falun, (SE)
 
Comissions
2017 Harppi & Tähdet, (Harp & Stars ), Kalasatama, Helsinki (FI)
2017 Kohtauspaikka, (Meeting Point) Senaatti-building, Helsinki
2004 Myllypuro subway station, Sirenan Kielet ( Sirenens Strings), Helsinki, (FI)
1999 Satama day care center and elementary school, Lähellä Vettä ( Near Water), Helsinki
1996 Wladimir sculpture park, Traktori (Traktor), Wladimir, (RU)
 
Memberships
Finnish Sculpture Union
AV-arkki
Muu ry

Teaching
Academy of Fine Arts, Lector in Department of Sculpture (2007-), Helsinki, (FI)
Nordic Artschool, Kokkola, (FI)
Institute of Orivesi, Orivesi, (FI)
Tampere Polytecnic School of Art and Media, Tampere, (FI)
Institute of Fine Arts, Lahti, (FI)

Other activities
Association on Finnish Sculptors, Member of exhibition commitee (2000-2003)
 
Recidencies
2012 Finnish Culture Institute in New York, Brooklyn (USA)
2010 Mazzano Romano (IT)
2002 Villa Lante, Rome, (IT)
2000 & 2004 Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, (RF)
2003 Finnish Artists studio Foundation in Athens, (EL)


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