CV

PETRI ALA-MAUNUS
born 1970 in Kuortane, Finland, lives in Helsinki, Finland

STUDIES:
The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, MFA, Helsinki 2009-11
Kankaanpää Institute of Art, Finland 1990-93

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2018 MAKASIINI CONTEMPORARY, Turku, Finland
2018 MAKASIINI CONTEMPORARY, Turku, Finland
2016 Turku Art Museum, Studio, Turku
2015 Gallery Heino, Helsinki
2013 Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki
2011 Gallery Husa, Tampere, Finland
2009 Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland
2006 LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006 LISTE 06, The Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (represented by Mother’s Tankstation)
2006 Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland
2005 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Gallery Bronda, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
2000 Gallery Bronda, Helsinki, Finland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2018 “UPSIDE DOWN and other works of art from the Saastamoinen Foundation Collection”, Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
2018 “Goldilocks and Other Stories from Own Collections”, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2018 ”Monkey and Waterfall – Pictures of Our Climate”, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2018 ”Summer 2018”, MAKASIINI CONTEMPORARY, Turku, Finland
2017 ”With Seven-league Boots. Stop – Finland: Works from the Kiasma Collection”, Art Museum RIGA BOURSE, Riga, Latvia
2017 ”Constellations”, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland
2017 ”EXTENSION.FI: End of the World in the Mysterious Forest”, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia ”Me:
2017 Self-Portraits Through Time”, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
2017 ”Backstage”, Joensuu Art Museum, Finland
2017 ”Stories of Finnish Art”, Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Finlayson Art Area, Tampere, Finland Pyhäniemen Manor, Finland
2016 Kiasma’s Collection Exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
2016 ”From Heino With Love”, Helsinki Art Museum HAM, Finland
2014 Pyhäniemen kartano, Hollola, Finland
2014 Gallery Heino, Helsinki, Finland
2013 ”Die Kunstfahrschule”, Ulm, Germany
2013 ”Greetings from Family”, Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Turku Biennial 2013, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova –museum, Turku, Finland
2013 ”Sublimate, Sublime, Subliminal”, Lloyds Club ja The Underdog Gallery, London, England
2012 ”Love Songs and Lullabies”, Suomesta gallery, Berlin, Germany
2012 ”Flush”, Helsinki City Hall Toilets, Finland
2012 ”Thank You for the Music”, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2012 ”Ekolandia”, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2011 ”Kuvan Kevät 2011”, the Degree Show, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2010 ”One, Two, Three, Four”, Gallery Himmelblau, Tampere, Finland
2010 ”Virtually Real”, Helsinki Art Museum, Meilahti, Finland
2010 ”Naturalia”, Villa Roosa, Orimattila, Finland
2010 ”Hauska tutustua”, The Holden Gallery, Manchester, England
2009 ”Planet Fun Fun”, Kerava Art Museum, Finland
2009 ”Worth Painting”, The Finnish Painters’ Union 80th Anniversary Exhibition, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2008 ”Spazi Aperti”, The Romanian Academy, Rome, Italy
2008 ”Headhunters”, Showroom X, Helsinki, Finland
2008 ”Layers of Memory”, The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Berlin, Felleshus, Berlin, Germany
2008 ”The Finnish Breakfast Show”, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 ”Absolutely Clean”, Rauma Art Museum, Finland
2007 ”The 25 Best Artists in Finland”, The Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2006 ”Absolute painting”, The Flat/Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy
2006 ”Getting on Mother’s Nerves”, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland
2006 ”Mother’s Ruin”, Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland
2006 51. Exhibition of the Young Artists, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland (also 2003, 2001, 1995 and 1992)
2005 Art Omi International Artists’ Residency, Omi, New York, USA
2005 ”Nordic Landscape”, Dronninglund Kunstcenter, Dronninglund, Denmark
2005 110. Exhibition of Finnish Artists, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland (also 2002, 2000, 1998 and 1995)
2004 ”Art Container”, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway
2004 ”Art Container”, Filosofgangen, Odense, Denmark
2003 ”Art Container”, Konstforum, Norrköping, Sweden
2003 ”Art Container”, Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2003 Europe Prize for Painting, Municipal Museum, Oostende, Belgium

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
The Zabludowicz Collection
HSH Nordbank, Hamburg
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Sara Hildén Art Museum
Helsinki Art Museum
Amos Anderson Art Museum
Collection Swanljung
Collection Heino
Matti Koivurinta Foundation
Saastamoinen Foundation
Wihuri Foundation
Paulo Foundation
Turku Art Museum
State of Finland
Finnish Art Society
Parliament of Finland
Raimo Anttila Foundation
City of Tampere

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS:
2018 Nominee for Ars Fennica 2019 Award
2016 The Art Council of Finland (three year grant)
2015 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2015 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2014 The Art Council of Finland (one year grant, also 2009)
2013 Public Display Grant for Visual Artists (also 2000)
2012 Finnish Cultural Foundation (one year grant, also 2008 and 2003)
2010 William Thuring Art Prize
2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation (one year grant, also 2003)
2007 The Art Council of Pirkanmaa (one year grant)
2006 City of Tampere (also 1999 and 1996)
2000 Public Display Grant for Visual Artists
1994 Young Ostrobothnian Artist of the Year