CV

Saara-Maria Kariranta

Living and working in Helsinki, Finland

+358 40 832 6631
saaramaria.kariranta@gmail.com

Studies

2012 Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Sculpture, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2009 Specialization studies of Fine Arts 60 cr, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, institute of Fine Arts
2005 Media arts specialization studies, 30 cr, Media and Art Tampere University of Applied Sciences
2003 Sculpture, BA, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Culture Kankaanpää, Finland
1999 Visual Communication, Laajasalo Christian Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Solo exhibitions

(2013) Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Gallery Alkovi, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Gallery FAFA, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland
2008 Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland

Group exhibitions

2013 Mustarinda Art Centre, Hyrynsalmi, Finland
2012 Artists 2012, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
2012 TNUA, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Detroit Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Galleria FAFA, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Galleria Usva, Jyväskylä, Finland
2009 Art Goes Kapakka, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2008 Haihara 08, Tampere, Finland
2008 Nord Art 08, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany
2008 Galerija Doma omladine, Serbia
2008 3h+k Gallery, Pori, Finland
2007 South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2006 Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2006 N.O.D Gallery, Praque, Czech Republic
2004 Kankaanpään Taidekoulun galleria
2004 Billboards City Centre Kankaanpää, Finland
2004 Art Kankaanpää Gallery, Kankaanpää, Finland
2004 Art Kankaanpää Gallery, Kankaanpää, Finland
2003 Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland
2003 Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

Public performances

2006 Perf06, Pori, Finland
2003 Herätkää N.Y.T.E!, Pori, Finland

Scholarships

2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2013 Arts Promotion Centre Uusimaa
2012 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2011 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2009 City of Tampere
2008 Alli & Allan Salon Foundation/Art Society of Tampere
2008 FRAME-Fund
2007 Paulon Foundation
2006 City of Tampere
2004 Satakunta Regional Fund
2003 Satakunta University of Applied Sciences