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MARIA MATIKKA

Maiden name Kyrö
Born 15.9.1984 Vaasa
Lives and works in Utö

MEMBERSHIPS
2011 – Member of Kuvasto ry

2011 – Member of The Association of Espoo Visual Artists
2008 – Member of the Association of Finnish Printmakers
2007 – Member of the Helsinki Artist’s Association

ART EDUCATION
2007 - 2010 Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2003 - 2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, printmaker, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences Kankaanpää Department of Fine Arts

GRANTS
2012 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
2012 Culture Committee of Espoo
2012 Arts Council of Finland
2011 VISEK, Kuvasto ry
2010 Alfred Kordelin´s foundation
2007 Satakunta Art Association´s grant for young artist
2007 SAMK´S Invited exhibition stipend

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Suomen taideyhditys
Jyväskylä Art Museum
Satakunta Art Association
Rauma Art Museum
Art of Basware
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

ONE WOMAN’S SHOWS
2014 (coming up) Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, with Tommi Matikka, 14-27.7.
2014 (coming up) 8 Drawings, Spektri Business Park 6.5. - 5.6. , with Tommi Matikka

2012 Tampere, Gallery Rajatila, "Squeezed Between Two Worlds", with Tommi Matikka, 13. - 31.10.
2012 Gallery Malmitalo, Helsinki; Artificial Reality
2010 VIIME VUODEN PÄIVÄKIRJA, Gallery Mältinranta, Tampere
2008 (invitation exhibition)YOUNG PRINTMKER – MARIA KYRÖ, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
2008 PICTURES, Vanhan kuppila, Helsinki
2008 SHAKKI, Master´s degree exhibition, KuvA gallery, Helsinki
2007 LET’S, Seinäjoki Art Hall Studio
2006 DOLORES, Kankaanpää, Postelli
2006 JUHLA, Kahvila Valo, Tampere
2005 TALK TO THE HAND, Pirkanlinna, Ähtäri

INVITED EXHIBITIONS
2013 "Haihara - Eläin", Haihara Art Center, Tampere
2011 Taidehalli , Helsinki; NUORET 2011
2011 Art Museum of Lahti, Uusi veistos
2011 UNIKUVIA, Saarijärvi, Union of Finnish Art Associations
2009 YOUNG PRINTMAKERS: Maria Matikka, Joseph James and Outi Koivisto, Galleria G
2008 STIPEND EXHIBITION with Malla Akkanen and Tiina Vehkaperä in the Gallery of the Department of Fine Arts Kankaanpää

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Gallery Aarni Studio
2013 The Association of Espoo Visual Artists – summer exhibition, Gallery Aarni, Espoo
2012 Art Fair Suomi, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
2012 VIELÄ MITÄ, Gallery Aarni, Espoo
2011 LOOKING GOOD FINLAND, Helsinki
2011 Art of Basware, Sanomatalo, Helsinki
2009-2011 STG:n TEOSVÄLITYS, Wanha Satama, Helsinki
2009 Kuvan Kevät, Marter´s degree exhibition, Kaiku gallery
2008 Riitekukkia, Flores de escarcha, Exhibition from Finnish Printmakers, Spain, Cartagena
2008 Uusi lehti, Stg:n kesänäyttely, Galleria G
2008 Helsinki Artist’s Association’s Summer Exhibition, Rantakasarmi galleria
2008 Summer Exhibition of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, KuvA galleria
2008 Art of Basware, Sanomatalo, Helsinki
2008 Wroom!- Printmaking from Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Kaapeli Galleria, Helsinki
2008 Master Class, Specific Master of Arts Exhibition, Galleria Fafa, Helsinki
2007 Taikurit Raumalla, Department of Fine Arts Kankaanpää’s Final Exhibition, Rauma Art Museum
2006 Harvest Exhibition, Department of Fine Arts Gallery
2006 Art of Basware, Sanomatalo, Helsinki
2006 Art Nova Botnica, Teuva
2006 Huumori ja tekemisen ilo, Seinäjoki Art Hall
2006 Grafiikan linjan kevätnäyttely, Kankaanpään taidekoulun galleria
2005 Art Of Analyste, Helsinki
2004-05 Christmas Exhibition in the Gallery of Fine Arts Kankaanpää

PUBLICATIONS
2010 Chosen artist for “Picture of Scripture”, published by Drotz design
2009 Riitekukkia, an art publication from the international exhibition in Spain

COMPETITIONS
2012 Honor from a competition Kuvita imetys
2012 Philos71 Film Festival 4. placement
2009 Honor from a competition for young artists – Art of Basware

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2014 (coming up) Berlin, Galerie Pleiku gallery residency -program 14.-27.7.
2012 Turku Artists’ Association Taf Taf -residency, Senegal, 1.1. - 1.6.

2009 KUVYO Utö-residence, Finland

OTHER
2012 Cover picture of the magasine ”Esse” (October/2012)
2012 Three ways to Art, Weegee, Espoo; Artist lecture
2012 organizing and teaching experimental videoworkshop in Dakar, Senegal (1.1. - 1.6.)
2008 started audiovisual collective with Maria Matikka, Together Forever Studio

VIDEO SCREENINGS IN GALLERIES
2012 Titanik Galleria, in the exhibition ”Dying With Your Eyes Open”, Turku
2012 Galleria Huuto, in the exhibition ”This Fire Burns Us Inside”, Helsinki
2012 Muu Ry, in the exhibition ”UUSI MUU”, Helsinki

F
ESTIVAL SCREENINGS
2013 ”Burden”, Video Art Festival Miden, Contemporary Art Meeting Point, Ateena, 5.7.
2014 "Burden", [.BOX], (Visualcontainer), Milan, 16. - 30.1.

INFO
www.togetherforeverstudio.com
matikkamaria(at)gmail.com





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