CURRICULUM VITAE

TIMO KONTTINEN
Born 1979 Anjalankoski, Finland
Lives and works in Jakobstad/Pietarsaari, Finland
Education:

2015-2016 Master of Culture and Arts, Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Novia, Jakobstad
2005-2010 Optima Cultural producer studies Jakobstad, Finland
2000-2004 Visual Artist Bachelor Swedish Polytechnic (Fine Art/time and space), Nykarleby,
Finland
2002 Assistant for sculptor Michael Dörner. Hamburg, Germany
2001 Summer academy Wismar, Germany
Solo Exhibitions/Events
2016
Four corners Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
2013
”Vuosirenkaat”(Annual rings), Mystic Magasinet, Jakobstad
Group Exhibitions
2017
The sales event of finnish painters’ union(teos välitys) Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
2016
“Eläkäämme”/”Ja må vi leva” Galleri Gro, Jakobstad, Finland
2015
“Efterdyningar”, Galleri Gro, Jakobstad, Finland
Group intaglio printmaking, Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland
Group exhibition at Ahjo art centre Joensuu, Finland
2014
”Hylätyt”/”Övergivna”(with Henrik Harju
and Antti Vaaranmaa), taidehalli(Art hall), Seinäjoki, Finland
”Hylätyt”/”Övergivna”, Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland
“Jämsén & Konttinen” at Kronomagasinet Ekenäs, Finland
2013
Gallery Torni Vasa, Finland
”Hylätyt”/”Övergivna” Konsthall(Art hall), Vasa, Finland
Joint Exhibitions(Jurored)
2017
OpenArt 2017,Örebro, Sweden
Österbottens konstnärer r.f.s/ Ostrobothnia areal group exhibition “Yhdessä”(Together)
Arthall Seinäjoki, Finland
2016
Jakartes year exchibition Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad, Finland
2013
Three cities exhibition at City hall Karleby, Finland
Workshops and Artist in Residencies
2016
Serieteknings workshop/Comic workshop, Vaasa Finland
Etching Workshop at Artopus, Novia, Jakobstad
2007
The Role of Artists in Learning Communities, Dublin, Ireland
2006
The Role of Artists in Learning Communities,Wiltz, Luxemburg 2004
Garba04, Montescaglioso, Italy
Selected presentations/collaborations/teaching
2016
Presentation “On how to grow comics in academical studies” Artic comic seminarium, Oulu Finland Grants:
2016 One year working grant, Taiteen edistämiskeskus
Memberships:
Suomen taidemaalariliitto Finnish Painters’ Union
Konstverket r.f. - Taidevirasto r.y
Vaasan taidegraafikot Vasa Konstgrafiker
Bildkonstföreningen Jakarte r.f. - Kuvataideyhdistys Jakarte r.y
Artis
Other:
Grosses treffen(Suuri kokous) Professional Network Event between Artists and Curators & Database of Nordic Artists