Born in Helsinki, Finland (1991). Lives and works in Helsinki.
man( at )manyau.fi

Education

2020 – 2023
Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture department, The Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki

2013 – 2018
Master of Arts, Degree Programme in Product and Spacial Design, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University
Helsinki

2010 – 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Degree Programme in Ceramic and Glass Design, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University
Helsinki

Upcoming exhibitions and projects

2024
A solo exhibition, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2024
An artist residency at Fabrikken art centre in Copenhagen, Denmark (3 months). Funded by The Finnish Cultural Foundation

Solo exhibitions (selected)

2024 –
“Passage”, Helsinki Art Museum (HAM Gallery), Helsinki

2021
“Dried flowers last forever”, Boy Konsthall, Bollebygd, Sweden

2017
“Delfu”, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki

2013
“Semiprecious”, Bukowskis, Helsinki

2012
“Porcelain Decks”, CaliHelsinki, Helsinki

Joint exhibitions and projects

2023
“Lavender Deal”, as part of Niko Hallikainen’s working group, PERFORMA Biennial 2023 / Finnish Pavilion Without Walls, New York City

2022
“wip” together with Maija Fox and Vesa Rahikainen, Outo Olo, Helsinki

2022
“Group Hug”, together with Jade Kallio, Elina Nissinen and Aleksi Martikainen at Project Room, Helsinki 

2021
“Midsummer Rose”, together with Lukas Malte Hoffmann, Susan Kooi, Malibu, Susan Ploetz and Feminist Culture House at Outo Olo, Helsinki

2019
“Shiga-Love and Magic Carpets”, together with Jussi Niskanen, Kämp Garden/Garden Room, Helsinki

2017
“There Is A Light That Never Goes Out”, together with Johannes Ekholm and 111X, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki

2014
“Dislocation”, together with Jesse Auersalo and Nina Merikallio, The Hole Gallery, New York City

Group exhibitions (selected)

2024 –
“In the spirit of Nubben in five ways”, curated by Juha-Heikki Tihinen/Pro Artibus, Gallery Elverket, Tammisaari

2023
“Perceive sea, dunes, mountains in move”, curated by Nimco Hussein and Neicia Marsh, 198 CAL, London

2023
“FLIP! Skeittaus & taide”, Vantaa Art Museum Artsi, Vantaa

2023
“Abundance” curated by Ki Nurmenniemi, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway

2023
“Nuoret 2023”, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

2023
“This Coming Together”, Kuva/Tila, The Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki

2022
“Mäntän Kuvataideviikot”, XXVI Mänttä Art Festival curated by Markus Kåhre, Mänttä 

2021
“Satin”, Galleria Muuntotila, Tampere

2021
“Easy Fit!”, PORUKALLE, Helsinki

2021
“Kuvan Kevät” – MFA Degree Show of the Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki

2021
“Follow that bird”, Konstepidemin, Göteborg, Sweden

2020
“Goblin Doors”, Online-exhibition organised by Sakari Tervo, Helsinki

2020
“Bird Feeders”, Online-exhibition organised by Sakari Tervo at Pro Artibus Residency, Tammisaari

2020
“Tranquil Playground”, Totan/Betuno.io, Tokyo, Japan

2019
“How to Slow Rush”, organised and curated by Inaway and FemF (Feminist Forum), Titanik Gallery, Turku

2019 – 2020
“Finnish Season” in Brussels: COLLECTIBLE Fair and Spazio Nobile Gallery. In Paris: Galerie de l’Institut Finlandais and Révélations Biennale.

2018
“A Cave For Play”, Online-exhibition organised by Sakari Tervo at Hakaniemi Leikkiluola, Helsinki

2018
“A Passing Permanence”, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki

2017
“FemF Art” (Feminist Forum), Valssaamo, Helsinki

2017
“Käännekohta”, Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki

2017
“La Nuit des Idées”, together with Jussi Niskanen, Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2016
“Object of Desire”, Design Museum, Helsinki

2016
“Örnsbergsauktionen”, Kägelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden

2016
“Best Regards,”, Ti-la2016 Gallery, Jyväskylä

2015 – 2016
“Recorded Matter” in Pomona, California: American Museum of Ceramic Art. In Asheville, North Carolina: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design. In Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State University, Art Museum.

2015
“Table Talks”, Design Museum Arabia, Helsinki

2014
“Finnish by Nature”, Spazio Milano C ’est Chic, Milan, Italy

2014
“Nordic Passion”, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

2013
“Norther Exhibition”, Ventura Lambrate, Milan, Italy

2012
“CTRL X – a kind of retrospective”, Design Museum, Helsinki

Public commissions

2023
“Dear Souvenir”, commissioned by Helsinki Art Museum (HAM) and City of Helsinki

Residencies

2018
Ceramic residency at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park (SCCP), Japan. Funded by The Finnish Institute in Japan

2018
Ceramic residency at Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in Yiangxi Province, China. Funded by AaltoEE and Aalto University

2017
Artist residency (part of Jussi Niskanen’s working group) at Cité internationale des Arts Paris, France

Memberships and position of trust

2021 –
Jury member for Linnamo Award, awarded by Olga and Vilho Linnamo Foundation

2021 – 2022
The exhibition committee member for The Association of Finnish Sculptors, Sculptor Gallery

2019
Jury member for Vuoden Huiput 2019, Design category

2019 –
Tiffans ry.

2016 –
The Association of Finnish Sculptors

Artworks in collection

City of Helsinki / Helsinki Art Museum (HAM) Collection

Finnish National Gallery / Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Collection

Finnish State Art Deposit Collection

Finnish Art Society, Art Lottery 2019 & 2022

Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park Art Collection

Aalto University Executive Education Collection

Awards and scholarships

2022
Raimo Utriainen Art Foundation stipend 2022

2021-2023
Mentorship Program, Saastamoinen Foundation, run by curator Angela Rosenberg and artist Hans Rosenström

2021
Anita Snellman Foundation stipend, from the exhibition Kuvan Kevät 2021

2021
Kuvataideakatemian ystävät ry stipend, from the exhibition Kuvan Kevät 2021

2017
“Young Talent of the Year”- award, Muoto gala/Helsinki Design Week

Grants

2023 –
The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Working grant

2023
Greta och Alfred Runebergs Stiftelse, Material grant

2023
The Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Working grant

2022
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Material grant

2022
Kone Foundation, Working grant

2022
The Paolo Foundation, Material grant

2021
Finnish Art Society, Young Artist Grant

2021
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Covid19 grant

2021
Greta ja William Lehtinen Foundation, working and material grant

2020
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Covid19 grant

2020
Academy of Fine Arts, Material grant

2020
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Material grant

2019
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Material grant

2018
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Working grant

2017
Konstsamfundet, Material grant

2017
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Material grant

2017
Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Travel grant together with Jussi Niskanen

2016
Svenska Kulturfonden, Travel grant together with Jussi Niskanen

2015-2016
Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland, Travel stipend

2014
Consulate General of Finland in New York, Shipping costs grant

2014
School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Travel grant

2013
Konstsamfundet, Material grant

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