Design Musta Kissa

Kuvataiteilija, taidegraafikko, kuvittaja ja designer

KAISA JUSSILA

Born 1979 in Vantaa, Finland

Lives and works in Tohmajärvi, Finland

 

 

ART STUDIES

2000-2006          Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki (The Department of Printmaking)

1999-2000          Pekka Halonen Academy, Järvenpää, Finland

1998-1999           Liminka Art School

 

OTHER STUDIES

2016                   The Experimental Colour Workshop for Babies, Porin lastenkulttuurikeskus

2010-2014          Graphic Designer, Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Joensuu

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023                  Gallery Live, Helsinki

2022                  Sokos Window Gallery, Joensuu

2021                  Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany

2021                  Gallery Huuto, Helsinki

2019                  Grafoteekki, Gallery G, Helsinki

2018                  Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu

2018                  Tohmajärvi Museum District

2017                  Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna

2014                  Gallery Arthur, Helsinki 

2011-2010           Town, Tohmajärvi Library and Gallery Volga, Helsinki

2010-2009         Forest Family in the City, Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu and Malmitalo gallery, Helsinki

2008                 Porras-gallery, Helsinki

2008                 Gallery Huuto Viiskulma, Helsinki

2004                 Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki

2002                 Academy of Fine Arts Corridor-gallery, Helsinki

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021                  Print Process, Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu

2021                  Mustan Kissan MUSEOPAMAUS,  Tohmajärvi Museum District

2020                 Cable Factory, Helsinki

2019                  Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

2019                  PRINT, Printmaking from North Karelia, Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu

2019                  Mustan Kissan KESÄPAMAUS, Onkamo, Tohmajärvi

2017                  Pimeä talo 10-years tour

2010                  Seinäjoki Art Hall

2010-2011          Vuokala, Piippuhalli, Savonranta

2009                 Kus kassi - missä kissa? Contemporary Art about Cats, Savonlinna museum Riihisaari

2009                 Porvoo Art Hall 

2009                 Finnish and Swedish printmaking, Hanasaari Cultural Centre, Espoo

2008                 Artlab Gallery (with Pentti Kaskipuro), Helsinki

2008, 2009        Uusi lehti - New Printmaking, Gallery G, Helsinki

2008                 Sunset Boulevard (Peltokatu 33 visits), Hämeentie 31, Helsinki

2008                 Wederzijds-festival, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

2008-2007        4. Nordic Printmaking triennial and exhibition, Holbaek, Tanska

2008                 Artlab Gallery opening exhibition, Helsinki 

2007                 Movie theatre Orion, Helsinki

2007, 2008        Pimeä Talo, Peltokatu 33, Tampere

2007                 Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki

2007                 Myymälä2, Helsinki

2006                 Helsinki Biennale, Myymälä2, Helsinki

2006                 Lahden Taidepanimo

2005                 Tennispalatsi, Academy of Fine Arts Graduation exhibition, Helsinki

2004                 Kaiku gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2003                 Transparent City, Kiasma and Academy of Fine Arts Corridor-gallery

2002                 Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki

2001                  Gallery K, Huittinen

2001                  Kerava Art Museum

2001                 Jyväskylä Art Museum

2001                 Saurofonia, Q-theatre, Helsinki

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Seinäjoki town

Kitee town

Rantasalmi town

Holbaek Kunstforening

Kuntsi Foundation

Jyväskylä Art Museum

Cuenca Art Academy, Spain

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2021                 The Finnish Cultural Foundation (mobility grant)

2021                 Arts Council of North Karelia (5 month grant)

2020                Arts Promotion Centre Finland (corona grant)

2019                 Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö (1-year grant)

2018                 Tohmajärvi municipality

2017                 Arts Council of North Karelia

2016, 2009       The Finnish Cultural foundation in North Karelia (1-year grant)

2010, 2009       Kitee town grant

2008                Oskar Öflund foundation

2007                1. prize 4. Nordic Printmaking triennial, Holbaek, Denmark

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2008-              Joensuu Art Society

2007-              Kuvasto ry

2006-              The Association of Finnish Printmakers

2006-              Helsinki Art Society

2006-              Finnish Art Society´s Union

 

JOURNEYS AND RESIDENCES

2021                Galerie Pleiku residency, Berlin, Germany

2004               Estonia-project, Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki

2003-2002      Printmaking Department journeys to Italy, Sweden and Denmark

 

TEACHING

2019-2020       Art teacher, Pyhäselkä prison, Joensuu

2017-              Joensuu adult education centre

2010-2019       Tohmajärvi  adult education centre

2008-2019      Keski-Karjala adult education centre 

2008-2015      Kitee children art school

2007               Hämeenlinna children art school

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

2019-2021       Mustan Kissan KESÄ- and  MUSEOPAMAUS -exhibition coordinator

2018-              Tohmajärvi artist residency´s administrator and member of a residence team

2010-2011        Member of Joensuu Art Societys Board

2008               Member of Artlab Oy exhibition committee

 

PUBLICATIONS

2007               Comic Book “Holiday in Wales”

2005               Kuvataideakatemia Final Exhibition catalogue

 

OTHER ACTIONS

2018-              Freelance designer and artist, Taide Design Musta Kissa

2018-              Working in Joensuu printmakers workshop

2005               Practical training in  Printmaking Workshop Himmelblau, Tampere