Curriculum Vitae

Memberships

2020 – Helsinki Artists’ Association
2014 – Artists’ Association MUU

2020 – 2023 Grafia − Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland
2019 – 2023 Finnish Painters’ Union (prospect member)

Solo Exhibitions

2022 “Who Made Who”, HAA Gallery, Helsinki
2020 “One More Time, Motherfucker”, Molotow Concept Store, Helsinki
2020 “Intermission”, pop up exhibition, Pâtisserie & Chocolatier Mayra, Helsinki
2019 “Nordic Noir”, All Caps Collective, Budapest (HU)
2019 “Read This!”, Rosebud Book Store, Helsinki
2019 “Dark Days”, Unckan Store, Helsinki
2017 “Graveyard Classics”, Geezers the Shop / Art corner, Helsinki
2016 “Acton – Literally”, Make Your Mark, Helsinki
2012 “Acton ♥ Letters”, Geezers the Shop / Art corner, Helsinki

Joint Exhibitions & Events

2023 “All City – No One Can Do It Better”, Helsinki
2023 Nummela Art Night, Nummela
2023 Letter graffiti, Pasila Urban Art Center, Helsinki
2023 Horizont, Tornio & Haaparanta
2023 Meeting of Styles, Vaasa
2023 Meeting of Styles, Wiesbaden (De)
2022 Wasa Graffitilandia, Vaasa
2022 Seinäjoki Graffitilandia, Seinäjoki
2022 “All City AllStars: We Got Style”, Helsinki
2021 Wasa Graffitilandia Winter Edition, Vaasa
2021 Palma Art, Nummela
2021 Meeting of Styles, Copenhagen (DK)
2021 Home of Art, Demolition Project, Kerava
2021 Wasa Graffitilandia, Vaasa
2021 “HRC: Raising Hell since 1990”, Pasila Urban Art Center, Helsinki
2021 The Sales Event of the Finnish Painters’ Union
2021 Demolition Art Takeover at Hotel Helka, Helsinki
2020 Meeting of Styles, Copenhagen (DK), online event
2020 Home of Art, Demolition Project, Kerava
2020 The Sales Event of the Finnish Painters’ Union
2019 Meeting of Styles, Budapest (HU)
2019 “Brats of the Concrete Jungle”, Viherpaja, Vantaa
2019 Art Fair Finland ‘19, Helsinki
2019 “Eyes on the Horizon”, Espoo City Museum, Espoo
2018 Meeting of Styles, Wiesbaden (DE) & Tampere
2018 “For the Love of Freedom”, Oulu Art Museum
2018 Lux Helsinki 2018 –light art festival
2017 “Art Attack”, Espoo Culture Center, Tapiola, Espoo
2017 “For the Love of Freedom”, Kerava Art Museum Sinkka, Kerava
2017 Meeting of Styles, Wiesbaden (DE)
2017 Art Fair Finland ‘17, Helsinki
2017 Artsi & HML, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna
2016 “HRC”, part of book publishing event, Make Your Mark, Helsinki
2016 Meeting of Styles, Copenhagen (DK)
2016 “You&Me in a portrait”, Vantaa Art museum Artsi
2016 “5000m2”, Lappeenranta old city theater
2015 “NEW MUU”, Muu Gallery, Helsinki
2015 “Acton & Soved”, Om’pu Bar, Helsinki
2015 “Art goes Kapakka”, Elmu Bar, Helsinki
2015 “ASKO2015”, Lahti
2014 “Our Street”, Vantaa Art Museum
2013 “Happi Exhibition”, Helsinki Youth Center, Helsinki

Grants

2022 Grafia: printing costs of “Who Made Who – Graffiti coloring book”
2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: COVID-19 grant for artists, for 2 months
2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: COVID-19 grant for artists, for 2 & 3 months
2020 Grafia: printing costs of “HellRaisers Crew – Graffiti from Espoo, Finland est.1990” book
2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Budapest residency
2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Meeting of Styles events
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland: travel grant for Marbella residency
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, environmental arts: grant for artistic work, 6 months

Publications / Media

2022 “Who Made Who – Graffiti coloring book”, 2nd expanded edition
2022 “Who Made Who – Graffiti coloring book”, 1st & limited edition (self financed)
2021 interview in “Hendenvaarallinen elämä” (Nieminen, Salmi)
2021 author of “HellRaisers Crew – Graffiti from Espoo, Finland est.1990” book
2019 interview in “Teflon Bible” (Hippo Taatila)
2018 interview in “Perintö” (Antti Kalakivi)
2017 interview in documentary film “Just Can’t Stop” (Hiekkaranta, Saarikoski)
2016 interview in “Helsingin Sanomat” newspaper (7.10.2016)
2016 co-author of “HellRaisers Crew – Osa espoolaisuutta vuodesta 1990” book
2013 interview in “Kotivinkki” magazine
2011 interview in “Sisu” graffiti magazine
1998 an article for “Bomber Megazine”
1998 interviews in “Helsinki Graffiti” (Isomursu, Jääskeläinen)
1991 – 1997 chief editor for graffiti fanzine “Radioactive”

Education

2021 Academy of Pekka Halonen, Vocational qualification in Media and Visual Expression

Public Works

2022 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting of Pudaspolku underpass
2020 Outokumpu: painting of the wall near the city bus station
2019 Espoo city: paintings at Espoonlahdenranta underpass
2019 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting for Raappavuorentie underpass
2018 Greve (DK), Good Vibes Jam ’18: painting for Gersakerparken underpass
2018 Hanko: painting of concrete wall at Korsmaninkatu
2018 Hanko: painting of water distribution station
2017 Helsinki: painting for Pasila Street Art District -project
2017 Outokumpu: paintings for the old railroad bridge in the center of town
2017 Vantaa, Martinlaakso: paintings for underpass of Martinkyläntie
2017 Kerava: painting for underpass of Kaleva-area with Raw Deal -collective
2017 Järvenpää: painting for Demolition Art -project
2016 Helsinki, Laajasalo: painting of Linnanrakentajantie bridge with Raw Deal -collective
2016 Kerava: paintings at Demolition Art -project
2015 Espoo, Matinkylä: painting at Akselinpolku underpass with Raw Deal -collective
2015 Vantaa, Power Fit sports center, mural with Raw Deal -collective
2014 Matin kyläfest: event painting at Matinkylä old shopping mall
2014 Lahti: painting for Uudenmaankatu underpass
2014 Kerava: painting for Lapilanpolku underpass
2014 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting for Raappavuorentie underpass
2013 Salo: painting of Hämeenojanpolku underpass
2013 Vantaa, Myyrmäki: painting of Pudaspolku underpass
2013 Helsinki Youth Center, Sörnäinen: painting for entrance
1996 Espoo city: paintings at Kivenlahdenkatu underpass
1996 Espoo city: paintings at Espoonlahdenranta underpass
1996 Espoo city: paintings at Ruomenlantie underpass at Olari
1995 Espoo city: paintings at Kuitinmäenkaari noise prevention wall
1995 Espoo city: paintings at Espoonlahdenranta underpass
1994 Espoo city: paintings at Hannu Olavinpojan tie underpass
1994 Espoo city: paintings at Kivenlahdenkatu underpass
1994 Espoo city: paintings at Espoonlahdenranta underpass
1994 Espoo city: paintings at Ruomenlantie underpass
1993 Espoo city: paintings at Espoonlahdenranta underpass
1993 Espoo city: paintings at Ruomenlantie underpass
1992 Espoo city: paintings at Turunväylä underpass

Residencies

2020 Old Mine Residency, Outokumpu (FI)
2019 Valóság-residency, Budapest (HU)
2017 Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation, Marbella (ES)

Misc

2022 – 2023 City of Espoo, Cultural unit: art instructor
2019 HEO folk high school, Helsinki: instructor, graffiti course
2019 Espoo City Museum: two artist walks, part of the “Eyes on the Horizon” exhibition
2019 City of Outokumpu: instructor, graffiti workshop
2018 HEO folk high school, Helsinki: instructor, graffiti course
2018 City of Vantaa: youth art camp, instructor
2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / City of Vantaa: Street art Apprentice -project, instructor
2016 Vantaa Art School: graffiti workshop instructor
2016 ARTSI Art Museum of Vantaa: graffiti workshop instructor
2015 Kemijärvi: graffiti workshop & community project with Finnish Settlement Houses
2000 – illustrations for various music products (cd covers, posters, flyers, t-shirts)