CV

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Aki Koskinen
born 1983 in Karttula, Finland
lives and works in Jakobstad, Finland

Art education

2011 – 2015 Novia University of Applied Sciences, BFA, Jakobstad
2010 – 2011 The Nordic Art School, Karleby

Solo exhibitions

2018 Humanity, Tupakkamakasiini, Museum of Jakobstad
2018 Anamnesis, The Nordic House, Reykjavik, ICELAND
2017 Tehdä maalaus maailmaksi, Gallery Bruno, Kulttuuritalo Ax, Bennäs
2017 Project comtemporary art at the health station, Terjärv
2016 Paintings, Jakobstad City Library
2016 Project comtemporary art at the health station, Kronoby
2013 Nordiska Sagan, The gallery at library, Rautalampi
2012 Nordiska Sagan, Kellarikalleria, Suonenjoki

Group exhibitions      

2020 Agenda – Art 2030, The National Museum of Finland, Finlandia Hall, Winter Garden, Villa Kivi, Helsinki (curated by Marika Tomu Kaipainen)
2020 Poikkeustila, Varikkogalleria, Seinäjoki
2020 ARS LONGA …Taide elää, K.H. Renlund Museum, Karleby (curated by Ingela Bodbacka-Rak)
2020 Poikkeustila, Black Wall Gallery, Vasa
2019 Nature Morte 2.0, Energiverket project space, Jakobstad
2019 Selfportrait, Black Wall Gallery, Vasa
2019 Muutos, Tupakkamakasiini, Museum of Jakobstad
2018 JUHLAT / BILEET / PARTY / FEST / HïEJE, Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu (curated by Mika Karhu)
2017 Finland – Med våra och deras ögon, Västerås Cathedral, Västerås, SWEDEN (curated by Anna Törrönen)
2017 Finnische Künstler und Ihre Landschaft, Neue Galerie Dachau, Dachau, GERMANY (curated by Jutta Mannes)
2017 Vaellus, Galleri Konstrummet, Lindesberg, SWEDEN
2016 Here´s to us!, Energiverket, Jakobstad
2016 Inside landscapes, Stundars Open Air Museum and Centre Of Culture and Art, Korsholm           
2016 Al fresco, Gallery Elverket, Ekenäs 
2015 Kuvataiteen Valtakunta 2015, Rauma Art Museum, Raumo
2015 WW2 – Jälkimaininkia, Gallery GRO, Jakobstad
2014 Allegro Moderato, Gallery GRO, Jakobstad
2014 Artopus Festival, Jakobstad
2014 Sjunker Sjunger, The Centre of Folk Art, Kaustby 
2014 Places&Spaces, Villa Sveden, Jakobstad
2013 100 1000 Lumen, Nygårds verkstad, Jakobstad
2013 Inblickar, Jakobstad City Library 
2012 In the air, Vaasa City Art Gallery, Vasa (curated by Ulrika Ferm)

Grants

2020 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1 year working grant
2018 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 6 months working grant
2017 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 5 months working grant
2016 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, travel grant
2016 Finnish Cultural Foundations, 6 months working grant
2015 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, 1 year Lärlingsstipendium

Publications

2019 Gallery GRO 5 år, Konstverket

Works in public collections

City of Jakobstad
Roger Broo´s Collection

Artist in residence

2020 Majaoja-säätiö, Helsinki
2015 Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus. Schwandorf, GERMANY

Other art education

2016 Workshop with Valérie Favre & Robert Lucander, Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY

Other artistic activity

2020-2022 Cabinet member in Union of Finnish Art Associations
2020 Panel discussion, Villa Hakasalmi, Helsinki City Museum
2020 Assessor of competence, YA – Vocational College of Ostrobothnia
2019 Curator, with Annika Bergvik-Forsander, The Young Artists of Ostrobothnia, Vaasa City Art Gallery, Vaasa City museums
2019 Artist Talk & workshop, Energiverket project space, Jakobstad
2019 Assistant, Kuvataiteen Valtakunta 2019, Campus Allegro / Energiverket, Jakobstad
2018 Jury, with Annika Bergvik-Forsander, Exhibition of Jakobstads artist´s association, Tupakkamakasiini, Museum of Jakobstad
2018,2020 Internship mentor, Novia University of Applied Sciences
2016 Open studios, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, GERMANY

Articles – critics, interviews

Keskipohjanmaa (11.6.2020)
Taide-lehti (5/2018)         
Kunst Mag (30.1.2018)
Süddeutsche Zeitung (3.11.2017)          
Münchner Feuilleton (18.12.2017)          
Västmanlands Nyheter (7.12.2017)          
ETC Bergslagen (22.6.2017)          
Keskipohjanmaa (4.4.2017)         
Mittelbayerische (28.11.2015)          
Vasabladet (22.5.2014) 
Österbottens Tidning (7.5.2012)

Memberships

Finnish Painters´ Union
The Ostrobotnian Artists´ Association
Vaasa Artists´ Guild