CV

Jenny Suhonen
visual artist form Helsinki, Finland, where she lives and works

education
University of Arts, master program Live Arts and Performance studies, Helsinki, Finland 2015-
Free Art School (major in painting), Helsinki, Finland, 2012
University of Oulu, Department of Architecture (MFA), Finland, 2007
Arkitekthøgskolan i Oslo, Department of Architecture, Norway, 2002-2003 (exchange)
University of Canberra, Department of Architecture, Australia, 1999-2000 (exchange)

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Humanshredder, Galleria Titanik, Turku (performance, installation, media)
Still life, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti (paintings and installations)
2014
Humanshredder, Galleria Huuto Jätkäsaari 2, Helsinki (videoinstallation
Fresco about leaving, Galleria Å, Turku (videoinstallation)
2013
Removal, Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany (painting and installation)
Ihmissilppuri / Humanshredder, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki (performance and installation)
Maybe I look like this inside, Galleria Katariina, Helsinki (painting)
Dolphin Hotel, Arabianrannan kirjasto / TM, Helsinki (painting)
2011
Far and wide, Suomen Akatemia, Helsinki (painting)
Parachute girl, galleria Vaaga, Helsinki (painting)

WYRD ritual art (artist collective with Jani-Petteri Olkkonen)
2016
20-22.6           Wyrd, B-gallery, Turku
8.6                 Walk, Viljandi Estonia

croup exhibitions (selection)
2016
Women who are, Aarght Gallery by Marita Kouhia, Helsinki
2015
Senso, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, todether with Mari Vuolanto
Ars Auttoinen: Elämä on laiffii, Pudasjärvi, curators Komugi Ando and Teemu Salonen
Living room exhibition, Art festival, Helsinki
2014
Arteground in Baltic, Art Festival, Viljandi City Gallery, Estonia
HAI CLUBI: Masterpiece, Galleria Käytävä, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
Living room exhibition, Art festival, Helsinki
2013
Olemme olleet erillämme / We have been elsewhere, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki
Art fare in Tampere, Artist of Galleria Katariina (Helsinki artist association)
2012
Flip Collection II, Printroom, Rotterdam, Hollanti (yhteisnäyttely, flip book)
Läheltä, Stoa Mariapassio, Helsinki
VAPAA, Graduation exhibition of Free Art school, Tiivistämö / Suvilahti, Helsinki
2011
Flip Collection, Printroom, Rotterdam, Holland
Näkyvää ääntä, B-galleria, Turku
Turku-Tallinn Cheap Art Party, B-galleria, Turku; März Projekt Space, Tallin, Estonia
2010
Hai Clubi: Collective drawings, Napa Gallery & Shop, Helsinki
2009-11
Flip book competition
, Napa Gallery & Shop, Helsinki
2009-10
Maalarinkatu 1 – 2, Galleria Mutageeni, Helsinki
2009
Archiprix 2009, Montevideo, Uruguay (architecture)

performance / ritual art / installation
2016-
works by WYRD ritual art -collective
2012-
Humanshredder, performance project (performance, installation, video)
2013-
Leaving, (performance, installation, video)
2010-2012
together with Anna Uschanov: Guests 1-2, I made this, Märkä-mörkö, Outside is blowing
2011
together with Hildur Steinþórsdóttir and Rúna Thors: Balancepoint, Reykjavik
2010
Yhdessä/Together, dancer in a piece by choreographer Eeva Muilu, Zodiak, Helsinki
2007
Zeta Zero; Elena, actor in a music video
2000-
fire dancing in different events

grants and residencies
2016
Taike, näyttöapuraha
TeaK, Dean’s grant
Aboa Vetus&Ars Nova, residency, Turku
Balires, Indonesia
2015
Svenska Kulturfonden, project
Taike, Uusimaa, working
Valosag-residencly, Budapest, Hungary
2014
Svenska Kulturfonden, project
Taike, Uusimaa, project
Mazzano Romano, Italia, Väinö Tanner foundation, recidency
2013
FRAME, project
Svenska Kulturfonden, project
2012
KONE foundation, working grant
2008
Kordelin foundation, project
2010
Napa Books Flip book international competition 2010, 2. price
2007
University of Oulu, Department of Architecture, Best diploma work

memberships
Muu Ry, 2014-
Finnish Painters Union, 2012-
Helsinki Artsits’ association, 2012-
Gallery Oksasenkatu 11, 2014-
WYRD ritual art 2016-

works in collections
Flip Collection, Printroom, Rotterdam, Holland
Seppo Fränti’s art collection and other private collections in Finland and overseas

other
2015-, Taidekehä, communal art project by Helsinki Artists’ association and Zodiak centre for new dance (workshops and collaboration with community)
2012, Axxell City, Bild på gång, hourly teacher in painting and colour
2008-2015, ARKKI architecture school for children and youth, hourly teacher and instructor in camps

 

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