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Marjo Hallila, visual artist, Finland.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Arts with distinction (Graphic Arts and Painting) Academy of Fine Arts In Warsaw, Poland, 2017
  • Master of Arts, (Textile Design and Futures Studies) Aalto School of Arts Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design) Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Joensuu, Finland, 1998

UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2021 Gallery G, Helsinki
  • 2021 Vakiopaine, Jyväskylä
  • 2021 Galerie Pleiku, Berlin
  • 2021 Kouta Gallery, Kouvola

UPCOMING GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2020 Imatra Art Museum
  • 2021 M_itä? Biennale, Mikkeli Art Museum
  • 2021 Saarijärvi Museum, Saarijärvi

 EXHIBITIONS

  • 2020 Afterimages 2.0, Höyry Gallery, Jyväskylä (solo)
  • 2020 Afterimages (A short edition because of the covid-19), Gallery Becker, Jyväskylä (solo)
  • 2019 Graphical Objects and Abstract Paintings, Gallery Laikku, Tampere (solo)
  • 2019 Graphical Objects, Höyry Gallery, Jyväskylä (solo)
  • 2019 After Leaving, Before Return, Hoikkassali, Äänekoski (solo)
  • 2018 The 12th International Poster Triennial, Toyama, Japan
  • 2018 Notes of Emotions, Höyry Gallery, Jyväskylä, Finland (solo)
  • 2018 The 10th Poster Triennial, Trnava, Slovakia
  • 2018 Body to Mind, Lufcik Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2017 The 4th Imprint, International Graphic Art Triennial, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2017 The 8th Splitgraphic, International Graphic Art Biennial, Split, Croatia
  • 2017, 2018 Finnish Landscapes, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
  • 2016 Kroki, Pracownia 6, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
  • 2013 The 67th Annual Exhibition, the Artist Association in Jyväskylä, Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2012 Textile Graphics, Gallery Ruutikellari, Hamina, Finland (solo)
  • 2011 The Spring of Athens, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2011 The 66th Annual Exhibition, the Artist Association in Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
  • 2010 Nowhere Finland, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki, Finland, 2010
  • 2009 Led by Form – Production in Series, Marjo Hallila / Valtimo Design, Fiskars, Finland
  • 2009 Weaving’09, Taitokortteli, Joensuu, Finland
  • 2008 Käspaikka. Now. The Republic of Karelia Art Museum, Petrozavodsk, Russia;  2007 Forssa Art Museum, Forssa, Finland;  2006 Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu,Finland
  • 2001 Marjo Hallila. Design Forum Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
  • 2001 Reflections. Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu, Finland (solo)
  • 1999 Textile Space. Design Forum, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1999 Talente 99, International exhibition for young designers, representative of Finland, Munich, Germany
  • 1998 Form by all Means, Joensuu Art Museum, Finland

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

  • Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
  • Toyama Museum Of Art And Design, Japan
  • Jan Koniarek Gallery, Slovakia
  • Splitgraphic Collection, International Graphic Art Biennial, Croatia
  • Keski-Suomen sairaanhoitopiirin kuntayhtymän taidekokoelma, Jyväskylä, Finland

AWARDS

  • 2010 Nowhere Finland, (honorable mention),  Seinäjoki Art Hall, Finland
  • 2001 Target Light Art Award (finalist), Florence, Italy
  • 1998 Talente ’99 ( 1st award), Textile Space, Munich, Germany

PERSONAL GRANTS

  • 2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
  • 2019 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Central Finland Regional Fund
  • 2019 VISEK, Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art
  • 2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Branch Office of Jyväskylä
  • 2010 Finnish Cultural Foundation, North Karelia Regional Fund
  • 2003 Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)
  • 2001 Finnish Cultural Foundation, North Karelia Regional Fund
  • 2000 Finnish Cultural Foundation
  • 1999 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Branch Office of Joensuu
  • 1999 Alfred Kordelin Foundation

RESIDENCES

  • 2011 Athens, Finnish Institute in Athens, Greece
  • 2005, 2010 Arenys de Mar, North Karelia Arts Council residency, Spain

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Finnish Painters’ Union
  • The Association of Finnish Printmakers
  • Artist Association in Jyväskylä
  • Artist Association in Joensuu
  • Kuvasto – Visual Artists’ Copyright Society

OTHER DESIGN & EDUCATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE  

  • 2011– 2013 Project manager, designer: Toivolan Vanha Piha, Jyväskylä, Finland. 2011– 2013 Lecturer: Jyväskylä Institute of Adult Education, Jyväskylä, Finland. 2007 ­– 2010 Project manager, designer: Taito Pohjois-Karjala, Joensuu, Finland. Several periods during 1998 – 2007 Project Manager, coordinator, designer and lecturer: D’ART Design Resource Centre, Karelia University of Applied Sciences, Joensuu, Finland. Freelance graphic and textile designs since 2000.

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