Curriculum vitae


Sculptor, born 1967 Helsinki, Finland


satuminna@icloud.com

www.satu-minna.com

+358505734099



Education:
1988-1993 MD, Licentiate of medicine, University of Helsinki 
2001-2008 MFA in sculpture, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts


Solo exhibitions:                                                                    2019 TheLoss of Small Details, Kunsthalle Turku        
2017 Unmakable Forms, Gallery Lapinlahti, Helsinki
2016 Interrupted continuum, GalleriaKONE, Hämeenlinna
2014 Passage, Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki                                  
2012 Edit Curves, Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki                            
2012 Disciplinary Institution, Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere 
2009 Source of Light, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki 
2009 Flowing Light, Gallery Rajatila, Tampere
2007 Black Perspective, Kasarmikatu gallery, Academy of Fine Arts          
2004 Installations, Kasarmikatu gallery, Academy of Fine Arts 


Selected group exhibitions and expos:
2019 Helsingin taiteilijaseura tuo mediataiteen Oodiin, Oodi Library Helsinki
2018-2019 Con Amore, Rovaniemi Art Museum
2018 Pyhäniemi Manor, Hollola
2018 Object 4, Espoo Kunsthalle, Espoo 
2018 Takeover, Media art group Krups, Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
2018 Art Cache Helsinki, Töölön Kisahalli
2018 Nordic3DExpo, Otaniemi
2017 Nordic3DExpo, Vantaa
2016 Entropy - Out of Chaos or was it vice versa, Rovaniemi Art Museum
2016 3DSTEP, Tampere Hall  2016 Nordic3DExpo, Vantaa                                  
2015 Urban Space 2015, Helsinki Design Week                                            
2015 New and Newest, Rovaniemi Art Museum                                              
2015 Wir Frauen We women Me naiset, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin                            2015 Pimeä talo, Aleksanterin linna, Mänttä,                                      2014 Köyhät teillä on aina luonanne, Kemi Art Museum                              
2013 Art goes Kapakka, Helsinki                                                  2013 Sculptur, Heute!, Berlin                                                    
2013 Art Expo, New York                                                            
2011 Horizon, Espa Stage, Helsinki                                                2010 Ajatusten puutarha, Staffas, Porvoo                                          
2009 Do not cover, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Sweden                                            2009 Sense of Reality, Hyvinkään Art Museum                                          
2009 Dark House, Tampere                                                              2008 Flower Power, Rauma Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum                    
2008 Art of Humanity, XIII Mänttä Art Festival                                        
2007 Final Exhibition of the Fine Art Academy,Tennispalatsi Art Museum, Helsinki  
2007 Lens Politica, Kasarmikatu gallery, Academy of Fine Arts                      
2006 Helvetin luterilaista suorittamista, Kemi Art Museum                          2006 Gallery Napa, Rovaniemi                                                          2006 Fragile! Kostnärshus Stockholm, Sweden                                        2005 Copper light, Pori Art Museum                                                2005 Baltic Sea Sculpture Symposium, Kellokoski                                    
2004 White, Fiskars 

                                                           

Awards:                                                                            
2019 Växjö station public sculpture competition, 1st prize
2018 Asemaranta of Hämeenlinna, Shortlisted in a national open call for public art with Mirka Hämäläinen
2017 Satahospital public sculpture competition, 1st prize
2012 SOK graveyard sculpture competition, special prize
2012 Porvoo Art Factory public sculpture competition, special prize 
2011 Seinäjoki Hospital Y-house public sculpture competition, second prize


Public Art Works:
2018 Dew drops, Satahospital, Pori
2017 Parkour, Vuores Tampere
2013 Do leaves breath? Naantali


Grants:
2019  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant
2017  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant
2016  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant
2015  Helsinki city, Project Grant
2015  Art Council of Finland, Travel Grant  
2015  The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project Grant  
2014  Art Council of Finland, Public display Grant
2013  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant
2012  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant           
2011  The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project Grant  
2011  Art Council of Finland, Public display Grant
2010  The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Working Grant 
2009  Kordelin Foundation, Project Grant 
2009  Art Council of Finland, Project Grant
2007  Art Council of Finland, Studio Grant 


Works in collections:
The State Collection of Finland
Wihuri Art Collecrion
Finland's Art Association 
Art Museum Pori


Confidential posts:
2014-2015 The Artists's Association of Finland, Chairperson
2015- The Finnish Artists's Studio Foundation, Vicechairperson 
2016- The Gerda and Salomo Wuorio Foundation, Vicechairperson 
2015-17 The Ministry of Education and Culture, Percent for Art Committee, Member of the Board
2015 The Ministry of Education and Culture, MU-agreement Committee, Member of the Board
2014-2015 The Kunsthalle Helsinki, Member of the Board
2011-2013 The Association of Finnish Sculptors, Member of the Board 


Art teaching:
The Aalto University, Part-time teacher, Digital sculpture, 2017-2019
Let's 1,2,3 VR workshop collaboration with The Finnish Institute in London, 
Lighthouse and Kruks media art group, 2018, Brighton


Memberships:                                      
The Association of Finnish Sculptors
Helsinki Artists' Association
Kuvasto
Kruks media art group


 

           

 

 
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