Makkonen Inkeri

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1956, lives and works in Helsinki

Education

  • 1985 Graduated at Helsinki University of Technology: Master of Science in Architecture
  • 1985-1988 Professional experience in Architecture
  • 1988-2000 Professional experience in Town Planning
  • 2003 Graduated at Art School “Maa” — Since that worked as a free artist

Solo Exhibitions in Finland

  • 2013 Galleria Taidesalonki, Helsinki
  • 2013 Art Museum Lönnström, Pori
  • 2010 Galleria Taidesalonki, Helsinki
  • 2009 Galleria Ama, Turku
  • 2009 Galleria Vanha Kappalainen, Porvoo
  • 2008 Academic Bookstore, café, Helsinki
  • 2007 The Library of Rikhardinkatu, Helsinki
  • 2007 Galleria Orton, Helsinki
  • 2007 Galleria Aarni, Espoo
  • 2007 Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä
  • 2007 The Library of Arabianranta, Helsinki
  • 2006 Premises of The Finnish Association of Architects
  • 2005 tm-gallery, The Finnish Painters´ Union, Helsinki
  • 2004 Galleria Katariina, The Helsinki Festival

Group Exhibitions

  • 2012 BARBICAN centre of London, Creative Cities – Olympic Fine Arts 2012, Great Britain
  • 2012 Villa Vaszary, Balatonfured, Hungary (14.7-4.8)
  • 2010 “Good morning Africa!” Villa Karo 10 Years, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
  • 2009 Street Gallery, The Helsinki Festival, Finland
  • 2009 “Ei koskaan eläkkeelle” Vantaa Art Museum, Finland
  • 2003, 05,08,09 The Annual Exhibition of Union of Finnish Art Associations, Finland
  • 2007 “Unbelievable but true” The Helsinki City Art Museum, Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007 “Self-Portrait” 40th Anniversary Exhibition of the Helsinki Artists´Association, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2006 Nord Art 2006, Budelsdorf, Germany
  • 2005 The 110th Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
  • 2005 Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy
  • 2005 Three Artists of Viapori Forum, Suomenlinna, Finland
  • 2005 “Ahjo” Art Center, Joensuu, Finland
  • 2004 Jubileum Exhibition of Nordic Art Association in Finland
  • 2003 ”Virtaa!” Regional Exhibition of Uusimaa and Itä-Uusimaa, Porvoon Taidetehdas, Finland

Works in Collections

  • Art Center of Olympic Fine Arts, Peking, China
  • Finland The Finnish State Art Collection (-04, -09)
  • Helsinki City Art Museum
  • Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
  • Espoo City, Finland
  • SRV Company, Finland
  • Mikeva Oy, Jyväskylä, Finland

Awards

  • 2012 Olympic Fine Arts, London, gold medal
  • 2012 Arts Council of Finland, project grant 2 000 €
  • 2009 Arts Council of Uusimaa, artistic work 1500 e
  • 2009 Arts Council of Finland, project grant 1500 e
  • 2008 Public display grant for visual artists 7 000 e
  • 2008 Arts Council of Finland, project grant 1 000 e
  • 2008 Oskar Öflund Foundation, travel grant 1 000 e
  • 2007 Arts Council of Finland, project grant 3 000 e
  • 2005 Finnish Foundation of Culture, artistic work 5 000 e
  • 2005 Arts Council of Uusimaa, artistic work 2 000 e
  • 2005 Arts Council of Finland, travel grant 300 e
  • 2003 Art School “Maa”, stipend

Working in Residences

  • 2013 Källskär residence, May
  • 2012 International Artists´Symposium, Hungary
  • 2011 Residence Tuulensuu, Viitasaari
  • 2009 painting and living 2 months in galleria Ama, Turku
  • 2008 Villa Karo, Benin, 3 months
  • 2006 Toscana, Italy

Confidential Post

  • 2008-2012 Association dámitie´ finno-beninoise
  • 2007- 2010 Board of the Helsinki Artists´Studio Foundation, board member

Other Related Work Experience

  • 2011 Art in Espoon keskus, working for the City of Espoo as Art Coordinator and Consultant for the Espoon keskus
  • 2008-2012 Art teaching: Institute of Adult Education in Helsinki; The Helsinki Summer University

Memberships

  • Finnish Painters´ Union
  • The Helsinki Artists´ Association