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SANNA VAKKILAINEN                                                                           


Painter / Artist

Born 1996 Espoo, Finland

Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

sanna.vakkilainen1(a)gmail.com



EDUCATION


2019–2020 Instructor of solution oriented art therapeutic methods, Alfa Partners, Helsinki


2015–2019 Painter, Free Art School, Helsinki 


2015 Matriculation Examination, Visual Arts School of Helsinki, Upper Secondary School 



UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS       


          Fall 2024, Agora Gallery, New York City, US

            3/2025 Out of the Box gallery (by Bridge Helsinki ry) @lazyfoxhelsinki, Helsinki


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2024  Exploratory Journey, Omenamäki Service Center, Porvoo, Finland

 

2023 Breathing, paintings on plexiglass, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki

 

2023 Paintings on display at Mana Contemporary Showroom, Jersey City, US 
 
2022 Gumbostrand Konst & Form, Söderkulla 
 
2022 Bliss, solo exhibition, Kulma gallery, Porvoon taidehalli, Porvoo 
 

2022 Intermission, Galleria Salmi, Laajasalon kirjasto, Helsinki 

 

2022 Dreamin´, Mikrogalleria, Kaapelitehtaan Konttori, Helsinki 

 

2020 Peace of Mind, Johan & Nyström café, Helsinki


2019 Color Adventure, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki


2019 Zoom In, Ateljee Bar, Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, Helsinki


2018 Luontoni, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2017 Pieniin ja suuriin valoihin, outdoor exhibition at Cablefactory, Helsinki



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  

          2024 Urbana Hortus, Helsinkis Artists´ Association group exhibition, Taidekeskus Ahjo, Joensuu

2023–2024 sales exhibition, Skanno X Finnish Painters´ Union, Skanno Showroom, Erottaja2, Helsinki  
 

2022 Art Basel Miami, Miami, US 

 

2022 The 51st summer art exhibition  of Kuhmalahti Art Parish, Kuhmalahti, Finland

 

2021 Rear Window (Takaikkuna) group artwork, shopping centre Lundi, Porvoo triennial 2021, Porvoo 
 
2020 Löytöjä työhuoneilta group exhibition, Galleria Saima, Helsinki     
 
10/2020 - 08/2021 Constantly living group exhibition @Proggis, Tarkk´ampujankatu 15, Helsinki  
 

2020  Kukkuu group artwork, Porvoon triennaali on off 2020, Kevätkumpu, Porvoo 

 

2020 Jaettu Tila, group exhibition, Galleria Saima, Helsinki


2019 Joulun odotus, group exhibition, Galleria Saima, Helsinki


2019 Side By Side -group exhibition with Jenni Vakkilainen, Ars Longa gallery, Helsinki


2019 Vapaa`19, Graduation exhibition, Puristamo, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2019 Free Art School sales exhibiton, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2018 Art of Basware, Clarion Hotel Jätkäsaari, Helsinki


2016 Finland 100 years, Free Art School group exhbition, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2016 Faces, group exhibition, Free Art School, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2016 Take Away, sales exhibition, Free Art School, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki


2015 40 minutes, group exhibition, Vapaa taidekoulu, Galleria Vaaga, Cablefactory, Helsinki 


2014 Graduation exhibition, Espoo School of Arts, Espoo 



OTHER PROJECTS 


7.6.2021 – 29.8.2021 Rear Window group artwork, team; Pauliina Waris, Päivi Virtanen, Paavo Paunu sekä Aalto university architecture students, shopping centre Lundi, Porvoo triennial 2021, Porvoo, Finland 
 
25.9. – 25.10.2020 Kukkuu group artwork with Paavo Paunu, 
Pauliina Waris and Päivi Virtanen
Kanteletalo, Porvoo Triennial on off, Porvoo, Finland


OTHER 

  

Featured in British Vogue JUNE issue 2024 (Vogue´s Gallery section in a paper magazine & Vogue Retail: Interiors)

 

Featured in British Vogue MAY issue 2024 (Vogue´s Gallery in a paper magazine & Vogue Retail: Interiors) 

 

06/2023–12/2023 gallery worker, Helsinki Artists´Association, Helsinki

 

02/20–10/20 Museum technician, Helsinki Art Museum, Finland


MEMBERSHIPS


2020– Finnish Painters´ Union, candidate member 


2020– Helsinki Artists´Association



WORKS IN COLLECTIONS


Finnish State Art Collection 


Solo Sokos Hotel Torni 


Private Collections 

 

Finnish Art Society, Lottery collection 2023


         GRANTS

          2022 Arts Promotion Center Finland, working grant for 2 months