Satu-Minna Suorajärvi

Curriculum vitae

Born 1967 Helsinki, Finland


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www.satu-minna.com


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Education:

1988-1993 MD, Licentiate of medicine, University of Helsinki

 

2001-2008 MFA in sculpture, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki



Solo exhibitions:

2019 The Loss 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, Helsinki

2004 Installations, Kasarmikatu gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

 


Selected group exhibitions:

2019 The Helsinki Artists' Association takes media art to Oodi, Oodi Library, Helsinki

2018-2019 Con Amore, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi

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, Rovaniemi

2016 3DSTEP, Tampere Hall  2016 Nordic3DExpo, Vantaa

2015 Urban Space 2015, Helsinki Design Week

2015 New and Newest, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi

2015 Wir Frauen We women Me naiset, Galerie Toolbox, Berlin

2015 Pimeä talo, Aleksanterin linna, Tampere

2014 Köyhät teillä on aina luonanne, Kemi Art Museum, Kemi

2013 Sculptur, Heute!, Berlin

2013 Art Expo, New York

2013 Art goes Kapakka, Helsinki

2011 Horizon, Espa Stage, Helsinki

2010 Garden of Thoughts, Staffas, Porvoo

2009 Do not cover, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Sweden

2009 Sense of Reality, Hyvinkään Art Museum, Hyvinkää

2009 Dark House, Tampere

2008 Flower Power, Rauma Biennale Balticum, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma 

2008 Art of Humanity, XIII Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä

2007 Final Exhibition of the Fine Art Academy, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki

2007 Lens Politica, Kasarmikatu gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2006 Helvetin luterilaista suorittamista, Kemi Art Museum, Kemi

2006 Fragile! Kostnärshus Stockholm, Sweden 

2006 Gallery Napa, Rovaniemi

2004 White, Fiskars

2005 Copper light, Pori Art Museum 



Awards: 

2019 1. prize, Växjö City Hall and Central Station, Sweden, Public sculpture competition

2017 1. prize, Satahospital, Public sculpture competition

2012 Special prize, SOK graveyard sculpture competition

2012 Special prize, Porvoo Art Factory, Public sculpture competition

2011 2. Prize, Seinäjoki Hospital Y-house, Public sculpture competition



Public Art Works:

2021 The Skydiving, Växjö City Hall and Central Station, Sweden

2018 The Dew drops, Satahospital, Pori

2017 The Parkour, Vuores Tampere

2013 Do leaves breath? Naantali



Grants:

2022  The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Project Grant

2022  Art Council of Finland, Covid Grant

2021  Art Council of Finland, Covid Grant

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:

2016- The Gerda and Salomo Wuorio Foundation, Vicechairperson 

2015-2019 The Finnish Artists's Studio Foundation, Vicechairperson 

2015-2017 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 Artists's Association of Finland, Chairperson

2014-2015 The Kunsthalle Helsinki, Member of the Board

2011-2013 The Association of Finnish Sculptors, Member of the Board



Art teaching:

2022 Academy of Fine Arts, Digital sculpture 

2017-2021 The Aalto University, Digital sculpture

2018 Let's 1,2,3 VR, VR-workshop collaboration with The Finnish Institute in London,

Lighthouse and Kruks media art group, Brighton



Memberships: 

The Association of Finnish Sculptors

The Helsinki Artists' Association

Kuvasto

Krups media art group



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