CV

 

Iisa Maaranen

 

b. 1987, Helsinki

Lives and works in Helsinki

iisa.maaranen@gmail.com

 

Education

 

2015–2018    Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki

2012–2015    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki

2011–2012    Free Art School

Solo Exhibitions

2023   Tm-Gallery, Helsinki

2021   Stone in a Watering Can, Forum Box (Permanto & Monttu), Helsinki

2020   Obstacle, Porvoo Art Hall

2019   Hastening Forgets the Starry Sky, B-Gallery, Turku

2019   Ratkoja, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

2018   Waiting for Your Performance, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Suomenlinna, Helsinki

2016   Luokse, Till, To, Project Room, Helsinki 

 

Group Exhibitions 

2023   Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere

2022   Hidden Treasures, Schwarz Contemporary, Berlin

2022   Together, Runo Hotel (curated by Fanny Tavastila), Porvoo

2021   Natures II, Merikeskus Vellamo, Kymenlaakso Museum, Kotka

2021   Pinxinmäki Summer Exhibition, Sysmä

2021   Mad Love, Seppo Fränti Collection, Lappeenranta Art Museum

2020   Mad Love, Seppo Fränti Collection, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

2020   Natures, Poriginal Gallery, Pori

2019   Christmas Exhibition of Levy-yhteisö, Levytila, Helsinki

2019   Neobaroq, Konelaboratorio, Helsinki

2018   Emerging 2018, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki

​2017   Kiilto Competition, Kiilto Oy, Lempäälä, Finland

2017   Kuvan Kevät, MFA exhibition, Project Room, Helsinki

2016   Masters Salon 2016 II, Anciens Etablissements Vandersborght, Brussels

2016   Masters Salon 2016, Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerpen

2016   Tapailin sopivaa ilmaisua, The Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki

2016   Peripheral Vision, Gallery Mejan, Stockholm

2016   Art of Basware, The Helsinki Music Centre

2016   Techniques of Delusion, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

2016   Kuvataideakatemia group exhibition, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

2015   Wall paintings, School of Arts and Design of the Gambia, Sanchaba Sulay Jobe 

2015   Kuvataideakatemia group exhibition, Fondia Gallery, Helsinki

2014   BFA exhibition, Kuva/tila (Exhibition laboratory), Helsinki

2014   Piilo, Taidelaakso, Laakso hospital, Helsinki

2013   Landscape paintings from Viitasaari, Kaiku gallery, Helsinki

2012   First year students, Kaiku gallery, Helsinki

 

Grants

2022 Alfred Kordelin Foundation, one-year artist grant

2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, one-year artist grant

2021 Finnish Cultural Foundation, project grant

2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, public display grant

2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation, one-year artist grant

2018 Finnish Cultural Foundation, half-year artist grant  

2017 Finnish Art Society, young artist grant

2017 Saskia Ry Stipend 

2017 Anita Snellman Foundation Grant 

 

Competitions

 

2016   The 2nd Prize, Masters Salon Painting 2016, Belgium

 

​Works in Collections

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Helsinki Art Museum HAM

Saastamoinen Foundation

KoMASK (Royal Society for the encouragement of the arts) Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp

The Collection of Finnish State Art Commission

Seppo Fränti Collection

The Portrait of President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö, together with 100 artists. The Collection of the Prime Ministers Office Finland

Finnish Art Society

Kiilto Oy

Kuhanen, Asikainen & Kanerva Oy 

Private collections

Memberships

 

Finnish Painters' Union