Education:

2005    - EDGE-Program, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington

2000    - BFA in Painting, School of Art and Media, Tampere, Finland

1991      - MA in Regional Planning, University of Tampere, Finland

Awards, Grants & Residencies:

2015    - Mantta, Finland, organized by Serlachius Museums and Mantta Art Festival

2015    -Travel Grant, Finnish Artists' Association, Finland

2015    - Marbella, Spain, organized by the Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation, Finland

2014    - Berlin, Germany, organized by Tampere Artists' Association, Finland

2014    - Professional Development Grant,

              North Dakota Council on the Art, Bismarck, ND

2014    - Willapa Bay AiR, Oysterville, Long Beach, Washington

2013    - McCanna House, organized by North Dakota Museum of Art, ND

2013    - Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2018    -Mercer Gallery, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY (Scheduled)

2014    -Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, ND

2013    - HoDo, Hotel Donaldson, Fargo, ND

2011     -Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, ND

2010    - Governor's Office, Bismarck, ND

2008   - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, WA

2003   - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA

2002   - Gallery Jangva, Helsinki, Finland

Selected Two and Three Artists Exhibitions:

2010   - Vanhan Raatihuoneen Gallery, Turku, Finland

2007   - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA

2004   - Karpeles Manuscript Library and Museum, Tacoma, WA

Selected Juried Group Exhibitions:

2018     - Land and Sea, Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY

             - Look Both Ways, Ecce Gallery, Fargo

2017     - Small Works 2017, Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY

             - Fresh Painting, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

             - ECCE-Gallery East, Park Rapids, MN

             - Magnitude Seven, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

             - Red River Watercolor Society Annual Juried show, Hjemkomst

               Center, Moorhead, MN

2014     - It's All About Light, Corridor Gallery, Seattle, WA

             - Under The Dakota Sky. An Exhibition Celebrating 125 Years of

               Statehood Art, North Dakota Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND

             - Represented by UpTown Gallery, Fargo, ND (2015 closed)

2012     - Art on the Plains XI, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

2010     - Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, ND

2009    - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

2008    - North Seattle Community Collage, Seattle, WA

             - UpFront[art], Issaquah, WA

             - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, WA

2007    - BallardWorks, Seattle,WA

             - UpFront[art], Issaquah, WA

             - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, WA

2006    - Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

             - Annual Juried Fine Art Competition, Kent, WA

2005    - New York Fashion Academy's Gallery, Seattle, WA

             - Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA

             - Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, WA

2004    - Gallery 63Eleven, Seattle, WA

             - 6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Port Townsend, WA

             - 3rd Recycled Art Show, Seattle, WA

             - Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, WA

2000    - Art Center Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland

             - Finnish Institute, Paris, France

             - Finnish Institute, Berlin, Germany