JOHANNA KETOLA

b.1978, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Education

2013 MFA, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts/ Time-based Arts, Helsinki, FIN
2003 BA, Lahti Institute of Design/ Photography, Lahti, FIN
2002 Gerrit Rietveld Academie/ Photography, Amsterdam, NL
1997 Secondary school graduate, Tampere Arts-oriented Senior School

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 (upcoming) Turku Art Museum, Turku, FIN
2016 Valley L447, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, FIN
2015 The Structure of Sleep, Rappu, Pori Art Museum, Pori, FIN; curated by Anni Venäläinen
2015 Laakso L447, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, FIN; curated by Leena Lokka
2015 Shine On You, Eevaliisa, Showroom Berliini, Berlin, DE
2014 Liikkuvat, Tampere, FIN; curated by Anni Venäläinen
2014 Shine On You, Eevaliisa, Galleria Ratamo, Jyväskylä, FIN
2014 Shine On You, Eevaliisa, Helsinki Art Museum, Kluuvi gallery, Helsinki, FIN
2012 An Image of a Landscape Broken in Two, Gallery 3h+k, Pori, FIN
2011 Euphoria of Mourning, Art goes Kapakka, Helsinki, FIN
2010 There Is No Snake in Our Forest, part 3: Cafe, performative installation
in public space, Helsinki, FIN
2008 In a Brown Living Room My Mother Saw a Forest Through Window,
together with Johanna Sipilä, Helsinki, FIN
2007 There Is No Snake in Our Forest, part 2, Galleria Jangva, Helsinki, FIN
2007 The Walls of My Hall, realized together with architect Jan Wolski,
The gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Finland, Helsinki, FIN

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Terveisiä kahdesta tasavallasta, Virka- galleria, Helsinki, FI; curated by Veikko Halmetoja
2017 (upcoming) Museosafari, Natural history museum, Helsinki, FI
2016 S.O.S. Save Our Souls. Art in a Time of Urgencies, Seoul, KR;
curated by Pontus Kyander
2015 Uuden Polven Museo, Jyväskylä, FIN
2014 Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FIN; curated by Minna Joenniemi
2012 Art Fair Suomi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FIN
2012 Personal City, MUU Gallery, Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki, FIN
2011 Within, together with Anna Estarriola, Spielart- festival, Munich, DE;
curated by Angelika Fink and Satu Herrala
2009 Time-Based Art Festival, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, US;
curated by Kristan Kennedy
2008 100% Finlande, Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, FR;
curated by Arlette Malie
2008 Mänttä Art Festival 2008, Mänttä, FIN; curated by Veli Granö
2008 Kuvataideakatemian kevätnäyttely, Galleria FaFa, Helsinki, FIN
2006 Make your own shadow, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, GB;
curated by Holden Gallery
2006 La Visite, L’infraction festival, Sète, FR
2006 Sammon Peijaiset, Kalevala Center, Kuhmo, FIN; curated by Antti Majava
2006 Blind Date, huone X, Ars 06, Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma, Helsinki, FIN
2006 Who are the new masters, Kaiku Galleria, Helsinki, FIN
2005/2006 Spirituality in Finnish Photography, Amos Andersson Art Museum, Helsinki
Jyväskylä Art Museum / Mikkeli Art Museum / Oulun Art Museum/ Rauma art Museum, FIN;
curated by Sari Poijärvi ja Nina Tuittu
2003 Today, Tomorrow, Photography Center Peri, Turku, FIN
2003 Now We Secretly Portray Cerubs – Final Show of Lahti Institute for Design, Cable Factory,
Helsinki, FIN
2002 Patria O Muerte, Galleria 1927, Ateneo Cultural, Santiago de Cuba, CU
2001 Everyday, Häme Gallery, Lahti, FIN
2001 Patria o Muerte, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, FIN

Works in Collections

Helsinki Art Museum
Turku Art Museum

Prizes and Grants

2008 Anita Snellman Foundation prize for young artist
2003 The Final Work of the Year prize at the Lahti Institute for Design

2018 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2017 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2016 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2015 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2015 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2014 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2013 Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture
2013 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2011 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2008 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2008 Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture
2007 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2007 Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture
2006 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2006 Academy of Fine Arts Finland
2004 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2002 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2002 Lahti Institute for Design
2001 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2001 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Finland
2000 City of Lahti
2000 City of Imatra

Commissions

2014 A new video work by The Arts Council Finland / Central Finland
2011 A new video work and a series of performances by Spielart Festival; München, Germany

Memberships

Artist’s association Muu