ANSIOLUETTELO

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

KAISA JUSSILA

b. 1979 in Vantaa, Finland

Lives and works in Tohmajärvi, North Karelia, 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, teacher, Pori Center for Children´s Culture

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin (september)

2019 Grafoteekki artist of the month, Gallery G, Helsinki

2018 Free to fly, Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu

2018 Little Strong Girl, Nymanin museoalue, Tohmajärvi

2017 Little Strong Girl, Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna

2014 Girl from a Little Town, Gallery Arthur, Rikhardinkatu Library´s Artotheque, Helsinki 

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

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

2009 Forest Family, Kitee, Sulkava, Juva, Joroinen and Rantasalmi library

2008 Forest Family, Porras-gallery, Helsinki

2008 Family Tree, Gallery Huuto Viiskulma, Helsinki

2004 Lucky Horse, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki

2002 Academy of Fine Arts Käytävä-gallery, Helsinki

2001 Amalia, Kulttuurivintti, Karjalohja

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Mustan Kissan MUSEOPAMAUS, Nyman museo, Tohmajärvi

2019 Gallery Katariina christmas exhibition, Helsinki

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

2019 Mustan Kissan KESÄPAMAUS, Onkamo, Tohmajärvi

2017 Pimeä talo 10-years tour

2017 and 2016 Konstrundan open studios

2012 “Written in the blood”, Art Wandering, Rääkkylä

2011 Vuokala, Savonranta

2010 Seinäjoki Art Hall (with Satu Rautiainen, Petra Koivisto and Pia Salo)

2010 Vuokala 10 Totttako, Piippuhalli, Savonranta

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

2009 Porvoo Art Hall  (with Satu Rautiainen)

2009 Finnish and Swedish prinmaking, Hanasaari Cultural Centre, Espoo

2009 Uusi lehti, Gallery G, Helsinki 

2008 Artlab Gallery (with Pentti Kaskipuro), Helsinki

2008 Uusi lehti- New Printmaking, Gallery G, Helsinki

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

2008 Pimeä Talo, Peltokatu 33, Tampere

2008 Artlab Gallery opening exhibition, Helsinki 

2007 Illuusio travels to Eerikinkatu, movie theatre Orion, Helsinki

2007 Pimeä Talo, Peltokatu 33, Tampere

2007 I Love Helsinki, gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki

2007 Myymälä2, Helsinki (with Laura Ruotsalainen) 

2006 Helsinki Biennale, Myymälä2, Helsinki

2006 Lahden Taidepanimo (with Petra Tiisala)

2005 Academy of Fine Arts Commercial Summer Exhibiton, Helsinki

2005, Academy of Fine Arts Final exhibition, Tennispalatsi, Helsinki

2004 Cheap Booze from Estonia, Academy of Fine Arts Kaikugallery, Helsinki

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

2002 Academy of Fine Arts gallery, Helsinki

2001 Gallery K, Huittinen

2001 Kerava Art Museum

2001 Tosikot nyhrää, Jyväskylä Art Museum

2001 Saurofonia, Q- theatre, Helsinki

 

EXHIBITIONS ABROAD

2021 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany

2008 Wederzijds- festival, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

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

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Seinäjoki Art Collection  

Kitee town

Rantasalmi town

Holbaek Kunstforening

Kuntsi Foundation

Jyväskylä Art Museum

Cuenca Art Academy, Spain

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2020 Arts promotion Centre Finland (for a team)

2019 Arts Council of North Karelia (for a team)

2019 Karjalaisen kulttuurin edistämissäätiö (1-year grant)

2018 Tohmajärvi municipality

2018 The Finnish Cultural foundation in North Karelia (for a team)

2017 Arts Council of North Karelia

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

2010 Kitee town grant

2009 Kiteen town grant

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

2008 Oskar Öflund foundation

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

2006 State Artist Grant (for a team)

2006 Arts Council of Uusimaa (for a team)

 

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 Academy of Fine Arts Estonia-project

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

 

TEACHING

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- ja MUSEOPAMAUS -exhibitions 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

 

OTHER ACTIONS

2018- Working in Joensuu printmakers workshop

2007   Comic Book “Holiday in Wales”

2005   Practical training as a printer in Printmaking Workshop Himmelblau, Tampere

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AS A GRAPHIC DESIGNER

2019- Book design, layout and editing for private and public customers

2018  Tohmajärvi municipality graphic outfit

2018- Layout of a yearly magazine Tohmajärvi municipality

2018  Logo Design for Maiju Lassila year of Celebration

2018- Freelance designer, Design Team Musta Kissa

2017  Logo for Tohmajärvi Adult Education Centre  

2017  Layout of Year of Celebration Magazine for Kitee town

2010-2017  Layout of  Keski-Karjala Adult Education Centre Study Programme

2005 - Illustrations

2002   Illustrations for TV-series about Venny Soldan Brofeldt