CV

b. 1980 Espoo, Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

EDUCATION

ART SCHOOL MAA 2005-2008, 2009

EVTEK Institute of Art and Design 1999-2005
Degree in Graphic Design

EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming Exhibitions

2018 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland

2018 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland

Solo Exhibitions

2017 ”SELF-DECEPTION”
Studio Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland

2017 ”COLLECTION”
Sengelmann Hall, Schulenburg, Texas, USA

2017 ”TESTIMONY”
Gallery MUU Kaapeli, Helsinki, Finland

2016 ”POWER II”
Gallery Vin 114 / Bistro 108, La Grange, Texas, USA

2015 ”POWER”
Gallery d. m. allison, Houston, Texas, USA

2013 ”LAUGHTER WITHOUT LAUGHER”
Gallery Redbud, Houston, Texas, USA

2013 ”DEAD ANGLE”
Gallery Garden Company, Schulenburg, Texas, USA

2012 ”ABYSS”
Lönnström Art Museum’s Yard Studio, Rauma, Finland

2012 “CRACK”
Gallery Rajatila, Tampere, Finland

2011 “RUPTURE”
Gallery Café Bar No 9, Helsinki, Finland

2010 “ASSURANCE”
Gallery Uusi Kipinä / Kirnu, Lahti, Finland

2010 “ATTRIBUTE”
Gallery Katariina, Helsinki, Finland

2007 “LIFE DO US APART”
Gallery Maa-Tila, Helsinki, Finland

Curated Group Exhibitions

2017 ”FINLANDIA – EL PAIS DE LAS CUATRO ESTACIONES”
Sala Municipal de Exposiciones Vista Alegre, Torrevieja, Spain

2017 ”SUMMER”, XXII Mänttä Art Festival
Pekilo, Mänttä, Finland

2014 ”EV·I·DENCE”
Gallery d. m. allison, Houston, Texas, USA

2012 “CHICKEN CORIANDER”
Gallery Café Bar No 9, Helsinki, Finland

2007 AHNE05 FESTIVAL International Art Exhibition
Whilom Prison Patarei, Tallinn, Estonia

Group Exhibitions

2017 ”LOVELY LIGHT” Art Rental Shop’s celebratory show
Art Rental Shop, Helsinki, Finland

2015 “STREAM” HAA’s Summer Exhibition
Gallery Kanneltalo, Helsinki, Finland

2014 ”CRISIS” HAA’s Fall Exhibition
Gallery Rantakasarmi, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland

2009 CABLE FACTORY ARTISTS’ SUMMER EXHIBITION
Cable Factory, Puristamo, Helsinki, Finland

2009 “PLAY”
Gallery Maa-Tila, Helsinki, Finland

2008 TAIDEKOULU MAA’S DEGREE EXHIBITION
Susisaari, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland

2006 “WARMTH” Performance event
Gallery Maa-Tila, Helsinki, Finland

2006 “SEX AND OTHER KINDS OF FITTING ART”
Gallery Augusta, NIFCA, Helsinki, Finland

2006 “IT SUCKS TO HAVE BEEN BORN”
Gallery Maa-Tila, Helsinki, Finland

Other Artistic Activity

2017 Pop-up Art Café Meijerinliiteri, Joutsa, Finland

2017 HELLOSEAL! – Finland100 -fundraising project for the Baltic Sea, Helsinki, Finland

2016 ART JAM – Weekend of Arts, Schulenburg, Texas, USA

2016 KONSTRUNDAN – Open Studios / Studio Pitsku, Helsinki, Finland

2014 HOUSTON FINE ART FAIR / Gallery d. m. allison, Houston, Texas, USA

2013 DREAMSCAPE, Orange Show Center’s Art Auction and Gala
Crown Plaza, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas, USA

2010 ARTHELSINKI Contemporary Art Fair / Gallery Katariina, Helsinki, Finland

2007 FORCES OF LIGHT – Street Art Happening, Clip Caravan – Moving Movie Theater
Helsinki, Finland

2007 IMAMIN KEINUTUOLI -10 years, Culture and Art Event, Kuudes linja, Helsinki, Finland

2006 FORCES OF LIGHT – Punavuori Meeting
video ‘Knock Knock’, with Kirsi Enkovaara, Record Store Digelius, Helsinki, Finland

2005- MURALS
Restaurant Salpimienta 2015
Private Apartment 2014
Salon kampaamo3toista 2014
Private Apartment 2012
Bar Molotow 2012
Private Apartment 2011-2015
Salon Studio Verte 2008-2009
Restaurant Liberte 2008
Restaurant Olo-Tila 2005-2007

GRANTS

2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Public display grant

2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / One-year artist grant

2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Travel grant

2012 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region / Project grant
2012 Arts Council of Finland / Project grant

2010 Oskar Öflund’s Foundation / Project grant
2010 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region / Project grant

MEMBERSHIPS

Helsinki Artists’ Association

Cable Factory Artists (2009-2010)

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Collection of Marilyn Oshman, Houston, Texas, USA

Collection of Alvin Lubetkin, Houston, Texas, USA

Donation on request to 2013 Orange Show Center’s Art Auction
- Collection of Lynette Wallace, Houston, Texas, USA

Private Collections

PUBLICATIONS

2017 -XXII MÄNTTÄ ART FESTIVAL, KESÄ / SUMMER-
© Mäntän kuvataiteen ystävät ry, ISSN 1238-478X

2017 -LAUGHTER WITHOUT LAUGHER- Inka-Maaria Jurvanen, Renewed edition
© Inka-Maaria Jurvanen

2016 -POWER- Inka-Maaria Jurvanen
© Inka-Maaria Jurvanen, text copyright Surpik Angelini, ISBN 978-952-93-7331-4

2013 -LAUGHTER WITHOUT LAUGHER- Inka-Maaria Jurvanen
© Inka-Maaria Jurvanen and Redbud Gallery, USA

ARTICLES AND PRESS

- Jäntti, Raisa: “Body Parts” (in finnish), August 23, 2017, https://nokkonen.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/ruumiinosia-nayttelyt-inka-maaria-jurvanentiina-vehkapera

- Behlen, Andy: ”Finnish Artist to Exhibit Work in Schulenburg This Week”, The Fayette County Record, March 14, 2017, p.A8

- Rautio, Pessi: ”The Seen” (in finnish), Taide-magazine, Issue 1/2017, p.24

- Glenzer, Molly: ”Culture Scene: June 18-24 (/ 6 recommendations)”, The Houston Chronicle, June 17, 2015, http://www.chron.com/entertainment/arts-theater/article/Culture-Scene-June-18-24-6332631.php#photo-8129127

- Tommaney, Susie: “In Case You Missed It: “Art Worth the Trip” at Local Galleries This June”, The Houston Press, June 16, 2015, http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/in-case-you-missed-it-art-worth-the-trip-at-local-galleries-this-june-7513524

- Tennant, Donna: “Editorial: Features: Inka-Maaria Jurvanen”, Visual Art Source (VAS), June 15, 2015, http://www.visualartsource.com/index.php?page=editorial&pcID=17&aID=2855

- Glenzer, Molly: ”Culture Scene: June 11 (/ 6 recommendations)”, The Houston Chronicle, June 10, 2015, http://www.chron.com/entertainment/arts-theater/article/Culture-scene-June-11-6319055.php#photo-8129127

- Milton, John: ”On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity” (in finnish), translation: Jöns Carlson,
image: Inka-Maaria Jurvanen, Parnasso-magazine, Issue 6-7/2014, p.64

- Boyd, Robert: ”Pan Recommends for the week October 3 to October 9″, October 3, 2013, http://www.thegreatgodpanisdead.com/search/label/Inka-Maaria%20Jurvanen

- Behlen, Andy: ” ’Finnish’-ing touches”, The Schulenburg Sticker, January 16, 2013, p.5, http://www.schulenburgsticker.com/content/‘finnish’-ing-touches-4124.html

- Behlen, Andy: ”Finnish artist to hold show at Garden Company on Jan. 7”, The Schulenburg Sticker, January 2, 2013, p.14

- Brander, Pirjetta: ”Image Case by Inka-Maaria Jurvanen” (in finnish), 1/2-magazine,
Issue 2/2012, p.14

- Behlen, Andy: ”Artist from Finland calls Schulenburg home during winter months”, The Schulenburg Sticker, November 15, 2012, p.1, http://www.schulenburgsticker.com/content/artist-finland-calls-schulenburg-home-during-winter-months-3565.html

- Heljakka, Kati: ”Wiggling Spaces” (in finnish), Satakunnan Kansa, May 1, 2012, p.9

- Kangas, Maarit: ”City Images” (in finnish), Länsi-Suomi, April 18, 2012, Kulttuuri/p.11

- Kovasiipi, Katri: ”An Android Consists of Humans and The City” (in finnish), Aamulehti, February 3, 2012, Kulttuuri/p.B17

- Honkanen, Raimo: (in finnish), January 22, 2012, http://www.kuvastin.info/raja12.htm

- Parikka, Jaana: ”In Light and In Shadow” (in finnish), Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, October 10, 2010, Kulttuuri/p.23

- Hotti, Tiina: ”Ambiguous women” (in finnish), Uusi Lahti, October 6, 2010, p.34

- Luukkonen, Markus: ”Four women, four styles in Kipinä” (in finnish), Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, September 29, 2010, Kulttuuri/p.19

- Holmberg, Pirkko: “Pictures That Turn Their Backs –Inka-Maaria Jurvanen in Gallery Katariina” (in finnish), May 31, 2010, http://www.mustekala.info/node/36882

- Kantokorpi, Otso: “Exhibition Pictures…” (in finnish), May 28, 2010,
http://alastonkriitikko.blogspot.com/2010/05/nayttelykuvia-94-95-96-97-98-99-100.html