Curriculum Vitae

Memberships

  • 2020 – Grafia − Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland
  • 2020 – Helsinki Artists’ Association
  • 2019 – Finnish Painters’ Union (prospect member)
  • 2014 – Artists’ Association MUU
  • 2014 – Raw Deal graffiti art collective
  • 1990 – HellRaisers Crew (founding member)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 “One More Time, Motherfucker”, Molotow Concept Store, Helsinki
  • 2020 “Intermission”, pop up exhibition, Pâtisserie & Chocolatier Mayra, Helsinki
  • 2019 “Nordic Noir”, All Caps Collective, Budapest (HU)
  • 2019 “Read This!”, Rosebud Book Store, Helsinki
  • 2019 “Dark Days”, Unckan Store, Helsinki
  • 2017 “Graveyard Classics”, Geezers the Shop / Art corner, Helsinki
  • 2016 “Acton – Literally”, Make Your Mark, Helsinki
  • 2012 “Acton ♥ Letters”, Geezers the Shop / Art corner, Helsinki

Joint Exhibitions & Events

  • 2021 Home of Art, Demolition Project, Kerava
  • 2021 Wasa Graffitilandia, Vaasa
  • 2021 “HRC: Raising Hell since 1990”, Pasila Urban Art Center, Helsinki
  • 2021 The Sales Event of the Finnish Painters’ Union
  • 2021 Demolition Art Takeover at Hotel Helka, Helsinki
  • 2020 Meeting of Styles, Copenhagen (DK), online event
  • 2020 Home of Art, Demolition Project, Kerava
  • 2020 The Sales Event of the Finnish Painters’ Union
  • 2019 Meeting of Styles, Budapest (HU)
  • 2019 “Brats of the Concrete Jungle”, Viherpaja, Vantaa
  • 2019 Art Fair Finland ‘19, Helsinki
  • 2019 “Eyes on the Horizon”, Espoo City Museum, Espoo
  • 2018 Meeting of Styles, Wiesbaden (DE) & Tampere
  • 2018 “For the Love of Freedom”, Oulu Art Museum
  • 2018 Lux Helsinki 2018 –light art festival
  • 2017 “Art Attack”, Espoo Culture Center, Tapiola, Espoo
  • 2017 “For the Love of Freedom”, Kerava Art Museum Sinkka, Kerava
  • 2017 Meeting of Styles, Wiesbaden (DE)
  • 2017 Art Fair Finland ‘17, Helsinki
  • 2017 Artsi & HML, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna
  • 2016 “HRC”, part of book publishing event, Make Your Mark, Helsinki
  • 2016 Meeting of Styles, Copenhagen (DK)
  • 2016 “You&Me in portrait”, Vantaa Art museum Artsi
  • 2016 “5000m2”, Lappeenranta old city theater
  • 2015 “NEW MUU”, Muu Gallery, Helsinki
  • 2015 “Acton & Soved”, Om’pu Bar, Helsinki
  • 2015 “Art goes Kapakka”, Elmu Bar, Helsinki
  • 2015 “ASKO2015”, Lahti
  • 2014 “Our Street”, Vantaa Art Museum
  • 2013 “Happi Exhibition”, Helsinki Youth Center, Helsinki

Grants

  • 2020 Grafia: for printing costs of “HellRaisers Crew – Graffiti from Espoo, Finland est.1990” book
  • 2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Budapest residency.
  • 2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Meeting of Styles events in Germany and Denmark.
  • 2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Marbella residency.
  • 2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, environmental arts: grant for artistic work for 6 months.

Publications / Media

  • 2021 interview in “Hendenvaarallinen elämä” (Nieminen, Salmi)
  • 2021 author of “HellRaisers Crew – Graffiti from Espoo, Finland est.1990” book
  • 2019 interview in “Teflon Bible” (Hippo Taatila)
  • 2018 interview in “Perintö” (Antti Kalakivi)
  • 2017 interview in documentary film “Just Can’t Stop” (Hiekkaranta, Saarikoski)
  • 2016 interview in “Helsingin Sanomat” newspaper (7.10.2016)
  • 2016 author of “HellRaisers Crew – Osa espoolaisuutta vuodesta 1990” book
  • 2013 interview in “Kotivinkki” magazine
  • 2011 interview in “Sisu” graffiti magazine
  • 1998 an article for “Bomber Megazine”
  • 1998 interviews in “Helsinki Graffiti” (Isomursu, Jääskeläinen)
  • 1991 – 1997 chief editor for graffiti fanzine “Radioactive”

Education

  • 2021 Academy of Pekka Halonen, Vocational qualification in Media and Visual Expression

Public Works

  • 2020 Outokumpu: painting near the wall at city bus station
  • 2019 Espoo city: paintings for Espoonlahdenranta underpass
  • 2019 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting for Raappavuorentie underpass
  • 2018 Greve (DK), Good Vibes Jam ’18: painting for Gersakerparken underpass
  • 2018 Hanko: painting of concrete wall at Korsmaninkatu
  • 2018 Hanko: painting of water distribution station
  • 2017 Helsinki: painting for Pasila Street Art District -project
  • 2017 Outokumpu: paintings for the old railroad bridge in the center of town
  • 2017 Vantaa, Martinlaakso: paintings for underpass of Martinkyläntie
  • 2017 Kerava: painting for underpass of Kaleva-area with Raw Deal -collective
  • 2017 Järvenpää: painting for Demolition Art -project
  • 2016 Helsinki, Laajasalo: painting for Linnanrakentajantie bridge with Raw Deal -collective
  • 2016 Kerava: paintings for Demolition Art -project
  • 2015 Espoo, Matinkylä: painting for Akselinpolku underpass with Raw Deal -collective
  • 2015 Vantaa, Power Fit sports center, mural with Raw Deal -collective
  • 2014 Matin kyläfest: event painting at Matinkylä old shopping mall
  • 2014 Lahti: painting for Uudenmaankatu underpass
  • 2014 Kerava: painting for Lapilanpolku underpass
  • 2014 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting for Raappavuorentie underpass
  • 2013 Salo: painting of Hämeenojanpolku underpass
  • 2013 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting of Pudaspolku underpass
  • 2013 Helsinki Youth Center, Sörnäinen: painting for entrance
  • 1996 Espoo city: paintings for Kivenlahdenkatu underpass
  • 1996 Espoo city: paintings for Espoonlahdenranta underpass
  • 1996 Espoo city: paintings for Ruomenlantie underpass at Olari
  • 1995 Espoo city: paintings for Kuitinmäenkaari noise prevention wall
  • 1995 Espoo city: paintings for Espoonlahdenranta underpass
  • 1994 Espoo city: paintings for Hannu Olavinpojan tie underpass
  • 1994 Espoo city: paintings for Kivenlahdenkatu underpass
  • 1994 Espoo city: paintings for Espoonlahdenranta underpass
  • 1994 Espoo city: paintings for Ruomenlantie underpass
  • 1993 Espoo city: paintings for Espoonlahdenranta underpass
  • 1993 Espoo city: paintings for Ruomenlantie underpass
  • 1992 Espoo city: paintings for Turunväylä underpass

Residencies

  • 2020 Old Mine Residency, Outokumpu
  • 2019 Valóság-residency, Budapest (HU)
  • 2017 Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation, Marbella (E)

Misc

  • 2019 HEO folk high school, Helsinki: instructor, graffiti course
  • 2019 Espoo City Museum: two artist walks, part of the “Eyes on the Horizon” exhibition
  • 2019 City of Outokumpu: instructor, graffiti workshop
  • 2018 HEO folk high school, Helsinki: instructor, graffiti course
  • 2018 City of Vantaa: youth art camp, instructor
  • 2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / City of Vantaa: Street art Apprentice -project, instructor
  • 2016 Vantaa Art School: graffiti workshop instructor
  • 2016 Artsi Art Museum of Vantaa: graffiti workshop instructor
  • 2015 Kemijärvi: graffiti workshop & community project with Finnish Settlement Houses
  • 2000 – illustrations for various music products (cd covers, posters, flyers, t-shirts)

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