CV

 

Iisa Maaranen

 

Born 1987, 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 and Duo Exhibitions

2021   Forum Box, Helsinki

2020   Obstacle, Porvoo Art Hall

2019   Kiihtyvän tahdin takana tähtitaivas, B-Gallery, Turku

2019   Ratkoja, Gallery Katariina, Helsinki

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

2016   Luokse, Till, To, Project Room, Helsinki (duo with Pernilla Grönberg)

 

Group Exhibitions 

2020/3 Hullu Rakkaus, Seppo Fränti Collection, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki

2020/10   Luontoja, 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

2012   Nigth of the Arts, installation, workshop and paintings, Free Art School, Helsinki

 

Grants

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, The Young Artist Grant

2017 Saskia Ry Stipend 

2017 Anita Snellman Foundation Grant 

 

Competitions

 

​2017   The 2nd Prize, Kiilto Art Competition, Finland     

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

 

​Works in Collections

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary art, Helsinki

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

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

2019   Finnish Painters' Union, candidate member

2018   Helsinki Artists' Association