Education:
2022 Master of fine arts and culture, Lab university
2014 Bachelor of fine arts, Satakunta university of applied sciences
2012-2013 Tallinn university, fine arts

Coming:
2024 Kotka Art Camp and exhibition, Kotka, Finland
2025 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany

Selected single exhibitions:
2024 Morbid Orbit, Culturehall Laikku, Tampere
2024 Mother earth´s onions, Art Hall Häme
2022, Homoplantae, Cityhall park, Hämeenlinna
2018-2023, exhibitions in empty market places and parks
2021 Glove protest, Hämeenlinna citypark
2021 Mandala of time, Block2, Hämeenlinna
2020 Can a fat lady Dance? Gallery Kone, Hämeenlinna
2019 Can a Fat Lady Dance?, Gallery Paperihuone, Hämeenlinna
2019 Panties in plane air, Hämeenlinna city park
2017 Freedom, Patruuna Gallery, Lapua
2016 Freedom, Prinkkala gallery
2016 Freedom, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2016 Freedom, Museum of uusikaupunki, Uusikaupunki
2016 Freedom, Gallery Ronga, Tampere
2016 Memories of freedom, S-Gallery, Helsinki

Selected group exhibitions:
2024 Young artists from Northern Europe, New Kunshaus Ahrenshoop, Germany
2023 Gifts from the sun city, Buss station, Hämeenlinna
2023 True Blue, Serlachius residency, Mänttä
2023 No Past- Funny Future, busstation, Hämeenlinna
2023 Sound of peace, web exhibition
2022 Tempus Novum, Kabelfactory, Helsinki
2022 New time, new life , Celle, Germany
2020 Earth legacy, Castle of Finland
2020 La Differance, Block2
2019 Shallow Finland, Tampere Hall
2018 The Line, Hämeenlinna Art museum
2017 Glass ceiling, touring exhibition, Finland
2016 The Art of Basware, niternational young art competition, Helsinki

Residencies:

2024 Kotka art camp method residency, Kotka, Finland
2024 Residency, Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany
2023   Serlachius residency, Mänttä
2019   Private residency los Pacos, Spain
2018   Private residency Fuengirola, Spain
2014  Private residency, La Ferte Sous Jouarre, France


Scholarships:
2024 Kotka art Camp, material costs
2024 Finnish-German institute, traveling grand
2024 Künstlerhaus Lukas, stipendiat
2023 Trade Union for Art and Culture Professionals, material costs
2022 Hämeenlinna City, material costs
2021 Art Promotion Centre Finland. Working grand
2020 Arts Promotion Centre, Finland , Corona grand
2020 Hämeenlinna City, 2020, material costs
2020 Hämeenlinna Art Accosiation, working grand
2019 Hämeenlinna city, material costs
2018 Civil foundation, material costs
2017 Hämeenlinna Art Accosiation, working grand

Memberships:
TML – The Finnish Painters’ Union
Ars Häme ry
Hämeenlinna artist accosiation, honorary member

Other:

Teaching long vourses and workshops: mixed media painting and creative drawing, teaching soundscape drawing, meditative drawing, contemporary painting, pouring paint and others.
Nature connection instructor – art related worshops and courses

Lectures: Art history, Work safety of an artist, Occupational well-being of artists, artist working in a company, Artist and money,

Other:
Critics written and in class room, curating, working as a art expert in projects and companies

minttu(@)minttusaarinen.com