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

Art education

2011 – 2015 Novia University of Applied Sciences, BFA, Pietarsaari
2010 – 2011 The Nordic Art School, Kokkola

Solo exhibitions

2020 Unen ja todellisuuden välillä, Patruunagalleria, Lapua
2018 Humanity, Tupakkamakasiini, Museum of Jakobstad
2018 Anamnesis, The Nordic House, Reykjavik
2017 Tehdä maalaus maailmaksi, Gallery Bruno, Kulttuuritalo Ax, Pännäinen
2017 Project contemporary art at the health station, Teerijärvi
2016 Paintings, Jakobstad City Library
2016 Project contemporary art at the health station, Kruunupyy
2013 Nordiska Sagan, The gallery at library, Rautalampi
2012 Nordiska Sagan, Kellarikalleria, Suonenjoki

Group exhibitions      

2021 Environmental art path, Art Cave Saimaa, Punkaharju (curated by Satu Kalliokuusi and Reetta Gröhn-Soininen)
2020 Agenda – Art 2030, The National Museum of Finland, Finlandia Hall, Winter Garden, Villa Kivi, Helsinki (curated by Marika Tomu Kaipainen)
2020 Joel Slotte & Aki Koskinen, White Box, Campus Allegro, Pietarsaari
2020 R.E.D., Black Wall Gallery, Vaasa
2020 Poikkeustila, Varikkogalleria, Seinäjoki
2020 ARS LONGA …Taide elää, K.H. Renlund Museum, Kokkola (curated by Ingela Bodbacka-Rak)
2020 Poikkeustila, Black Wall Gallery, Vaasa
2019 Nature Morte 2.0, Energiverket project space, Pietarsaari
2019 Selfportrait, Black Wall Gallery, Vaasa
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 (curated by Anna Törrönen)
2017 Finnische Künstler und Ihre Landschaft, Neue Galerie Dachau, Dachau (curated by Jutta Mannes)
2017 Vaellus, Galleri Konstrummet, Lindesberg
2016 Here´s to us!, Energiverket, Pietarsaari
2016 Inside landscapes, Stundars Open Air Museum and Centre Of Culture and Art, Mustasaari           
2016 Al fresco, Gallery Elverket, Tammisaari 
2015 Kuvataiteen Valtakunta 2015, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma
2015 WW2 – Jälkimaininkia, Gallery GRO, Pietarsaari
2014 Allegro Moderato, Gallery GRO, Pietarsaari
2014 Artopus Festival, Pietarsaari
2014 Sjunker Sjunger, The Centre of Folk Art, Kaustinen 
2014 Places&Spaces, Villa Sveden, Pietarsaari
2013 100 1000 Lumen, Nygårds verkstad, Pietarsaari
2013 Inblickar, Jakobstad City Library 
2012 In the air, Vaasa City Art Gallery, Vaasa (curated by Ulrika Ferm)

Grants

2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, 6 months working grant
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

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

Teaching experience

2021 External tutor, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Pietarsaari

Other artistic activity

2020 Assessor of competence, YA – Vocational College of Ostrobothnia
2019 Jury, with Annika Bergvik-Forsander, The Young Artists of Ostrobothnia, Vaasa City Art Gallery, Vaasa City museums
2018 Jury, with Annika Bergvik-Forsander, Exhibition of Jakobstads artist´s association, Tupakkamakasiini, Museum of Jakobstad

Memberships

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