SCHOOLS
2018 MFA, University of Arizona, USA
2017 MA Photography, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Documentary Film (minor), Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland 
2006 BA Photography, Institute of Design, Lahti, Finland 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
Upcoming and past
2021 Fotogalerija Stolp, Maribor, Slovenia
2021 Muzej Grad Beograd, Belgrad, Serbia
2020 Turun Taidehalli, Turku, Finland
2019 Varjo Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland
2019 Photographic Center Nykyaika, Tampere, Finland
2019 Arctic City Hotel, Rovaniemi, Finland
2018 Korundi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
2018 Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, AZ, USA
2018 Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi, Finland
2018 Artist of the Month, Korundi, Rovaniemi, Finland
2017 Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ, USA
2017 Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
2016 Fotobokfestival Oslo, Norway 
2013 Northern Photographic Center, Oulu, Finland
2013 Galleria Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland
2012 Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS and Festival Screenings
Upcoming and past
2021 Wiping the Ice-Cream Off Your Face, Galleria Valo, Rovaniemi
2020 Tromsø International Film Festival, Norway
2019 Lens Culture Emerging Talent, Paris Photo, France
2019 Art Vehicles / Insomnia Festival, Tromssa, Norway
2019 Marrakesh Photo Festival, Morocco
2019 Voies Off, Arles, France
2019 Women of the West, Photoville LA. Los Angeles, CA, USA
2018 Generational: An Anthology of Nordic Photobooks, Oslo, Norway
2018 Aalto in Space, Espoo, Finland
2018 Progress, Kyrov, Russia
2017 Showing (Work X Family), Touring exhibition, USA
2017 100 Finnish Photographers Exhibition, Jyväskylä, Finland
2017 BYNOWWEARETHERE, MOCA Tucson, AZ, USA
2017 Mustelma, Ugor, Republic of Komi, Russia
2017 Nordic Dummy Awards tour exhibition in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland
2017 Pohjoinen kohtaaminen, Valve, Oulu, Finland
2016 Photo Istanbul, Turkey 
2016 Lodz Fotofestival, Critical Mass, Poland 
2016 Voies Off, France 
2015 Next Generation, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Be Your Enemy, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2014 Ruoka, Haihara Art Center, Tampere, Finland
2014 Horse Show, Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland
2013 Voies Off, France 
2013 Valon houkutus, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2011 Featuring, Gallery FAFA, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Luokkakokous, Jukka Male Museo, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2005 -2015 Be Your Enemy, Curated group show in St.Petersburg, Russia and Vantaa Art Museum, Finland 

PUBLICATIONS AND MERITS
2021 Heroes photography book (The Angry Bat)
2020 Atlas (with Savu Korteniemi), PBFF Publication series
2020 The Best of Lens Culture, vol 4 book
2019 Lens Culture Emerging Talent
2019 Exhibition with Plan International Suomi
2019–2021 Taike Lapland Arts Counsil peer evaluator
2018 fin.land. Exhibition curation with PBFF in Museum of Photography, Finland
2018 fin.land. Publication with PBFF (Photobooks from Finland)
2018 Cowboy Girls film
2017 Winner of Photo Essay in Finnish Press Photo competition
2017 Nordic Dummy Award nominee
2017 Finnish Photo Book Award nominee
2017 Journalists Without Borders book
2017 Heroes, Artist's book
2017 The Buckle Book, Artist's book
2017 Showing (Work X Family) Book
2016 The Most Beautiful Book of the Year, Slovenia, American Cowboy 
2016 Cowboy Girls, Artist book 
2016 Unveil’d Photobook Award nominee 
2016 Voies Off Festival Finalist, Arles, France 
2016 American Cowboy book (The Angry Bat) 
2016 Rencontres Arles, review, Top 5 
2016 FCI New York Residency 
2015 PDN Winner 
2015 Critical Mass Finalist 
2015 Review Santa Fe 
2015 Photobooks of Finland 
2015 On Frailty, Artist Book 
2015 A Small Book About Selfpity / A Small Book About Happiness, Artist’s Book 
2015 Rodeo, Artist Book 
2015 A Collection of Lost, Found and Stolen, Artist’s Book 
2014 Eddie Adams Workshop in New York 
2014 Ruoka, catalogue 
2014 Global Yodel 
2014 Not Another Group Show, Titank Gallery Publication no8 
2014 One By One, CPAC, USA, Special Mention 
2014 Grosses Treffen, curated portfolio review in Berlin 
2013 Voies Off Festival Finalist, Arles, France 
2013 – 2010 Press Photographs of the Year Books and Exhibitions 
2006 Macho Looks, Edition 

EXHIBITION AND BOOK CRITIQUES AND STORIES 2012–2018
GEO, National Geographic China, BG Magazine, GUP, FOTOMagazine, 032c, LensCulture, Lenscratch, Feature Shoot, D, TIME, El Pais, Helsingin Sanomat, Raymond, Suomen Kuvalehti, Huvudstadsbladet, YLE, Me Naiset, ET, Apu, Maaseudun Tulevaisuus, Kaleva, Aamulehti, Etelä-Saimaa, Lapin Kansa, Kouvolan Sanomat, Kymen Sanomat, Itä- ja Länsi-Savo, Vartti, YLE Radio Suomi, YLE1 Kultakuume, Aspe & co. Lähiradio, Cult24 

GRANTS
2021 Arts Promotion Center Finland 
2020 Frame Finland
2020 Finnish Culture Foundation
2019 Arts Promotion Center Finland 
2019 VISEK
2018 Finnish Culture Foundation
2017 Finnish Culture Foundation
2017 Medici USA
2016 Arts Promotion Center Finland 
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland 
2015 Patricia Seppälä Foundation 
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland 
2013 Finnish Culture Foundation, Uusimaa Foundation 
2013 Photo Book Support, Arts Promotion Centre Finland 
2011 Finnish Culture Foundation, Uusimaa Foundation 
2011 Patricia Seppälä Foundation 
2011 Press Photographers Foundation 
2011 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland 
2010 Patricia Seppälä Foundation 
2010 Finnfoto Ry 

MEMBERSHIPS
Arts Promotion Center, The Arts Council of Lapland peer reviewer 2019–2023
Photographic Artists' Association 
Artists' Association of Lapland
The Finnish Association of Photojournalists
PBFF Photobooks from Finland community
Marttikerho collective
Magneetti Association

WORK
Professional artist since 2006
Professional photojournalist since 2005
Teaching and giving workshops since 2005
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