EMMA PEURA

Visual Artist

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Helsingin Paperipaja
Metsäsyövytys – Forest Etching


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Metsäsyövytyksiä ja muita merkintöjä

Forest Etchings and Other Markings

yksityisnäyttely – Solo Show

Antaa matkan piirtää

Let The Journey Draw It’s Course

yksityisnäyttely – Solo Show

Kuvan Kevät 2019

Maisterinäyttely – MFA Thesis Show

Allas

Pool
syväpainoteos – intaglio print


Teoksia käsintehdyille papereille

Works on handmade paper


Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions

kollaboraatioteos – collaborative artwork

Project(ion)

kineettinen veistos – kinetic sculpture

Salainen puutarha

Secret Garden

Julkinen taideteos – Public Artwork

Teoksia 2016 →

Single works



Emma Peura

Visual Artist

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EDUCATION

2020 × Master of Fine Arts MFA, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland
2012 × Bachelor of Culture and Arts BFA, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland
2011 × Visual art studies: Summer semester in Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
2008 × Visual art studies in Orivesi Folk High School, Finland
2007 × secondary school graduate

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
The State Art Deposit Collection of Finland
Kouvola Art Museum
HUS – Helsinki University Hospital‘s Art Collection
The Collection of The Prime Ministers Office Finland
Uniarts Helsinki
Finnish Art Society, Art Lottery 2019
Brandts Mediemuseet, Media Museum, Odense, Denmark
City of Kauhava, FI
LAB University of Applied Sciences, FI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS, SELECTION

2021 × Forest Etchings And Other Markings, Kosminen, Helsinki, FI
2019 × Let The Journey Draw It’s Course, Project Room, Helsinki, FI
2018 × Scale, Art Center Krimi, Imatra, FI
2016 × Mielikuvia, Raisio’s museum Harkko / Raisio City Hall, FI
2015 × Atmospheres, Ylihärmän Taidetalo, Kauhava, FI
2013 × Imaginary Portraits, Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, GER
2013 × Atmospheres, Gallery 5, Oulu, FI
2013 × Atmospheres, Gallery Uusi Kipinä’s Kirnu space, Lahti, FI

PUBLIC ARTWORKS

2017 × Secret Garden,  sculpture, Jorvi Hospital, FI
2011 × Home Delivery -series, South Karelia Central Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Lappeenranta, FI
2014–2017 × Environmental art at Kontufolk festival, Konnunsuo, Joutseno, FI

GRANTS, PRIZES, NOMITATIONS

2021 × Working grant for 6 months, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2020 × The QSPA Inspirational Award nominee
2019 × Anita Snellman Foundation scholarship
2019 × Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2019 × Audience Favorite, Young South Ostrobothnian Artist of The Year 2019, Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia
2018 × Paulo Foundation stipendium exhibition grant
2018 × Project grant for an experimental film work as part of a dance performance, Uniarts Helsinki
2017 × Shared 1st place in public art competition, Uniarts Helsinki & HUS
2017 × Project grant for a group show in Berlin, Uniarts Helsinki
2017 × Travel grant for a printmaking conference in The United States, Uniarts Helsinki
2016 × Project grant, Uniarts Helsinki
2015 × Project grant, recreation board of Kauhava
2014 × The Eero Rantanen’s grant for a young printmaker
2013 × Project grant, The Karelian Culture Promotion Foundation
2013 × Project grant, artist group Krimistit, South-East Finland Art Committee
2012 × Scholarship, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences
2012 × Thesis grant, South Carelia Vocational Training Foundation
2011 × Student exchange grant, William and Ester Otsakorpi Foundation
2010 × Finalist, Transparency, Art of Basware: competition for young artists, Sanomatalon Mediatori, Helsinki, FI

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2019 × Graphica Creativa 2019: Hereafter, Jyväskylä Art Museum, FI
2018 × Portrait of the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
2014 × Miniprint Finland 2014, triennale and competition for small scale printmaking, Hyvinkää Art Museum, FI
2014 × Krimin sadut, Artist group Krimistit, Imatra Art Museum, FI
2014 × In Graafika: Pöhjala Jäljed, Nordic printmaking festival, Pärnu museum, EE, curated by Juhani Järvinen
2012 × Täällä on kaikki mi kallista on, The Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä, FI
2012 × Mitä ikinä haluat, the thesis exhibition of Saimaa UoAS, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra, FI
2011 × TYPE IMPRESSIONS, Danmarks Mediemuseum, Odense, DK

CURATED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020 × Language of Belonging, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI, curated by Linda Ciesielski
2019 × XXIV Mänttä Art Festival, FI, curated by Marja Helander
2018 × The Paulo Foundation invitational exhibition, The Immaterial Quality of Distance, Project Room, Helsinki, FI, curated by Michael Petry
2017 × Screening: Constellations in Move, SIC, Helsinki, FI, curated by Inkeri Suutari

OTHER GROUP EXHIBITIONS, SELECTION
2021 × Taidegrafiikan tapa olla – materiality, collaboration and agency, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2019 × Kuvan Kevät, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2018 × Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, the teachers, students and alumnis of Uniarts Helsinki, IMPACT 10 printmaking conference, Santander, Spain
2018 × Rajallisia tilaisuuksia, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2018 × Koti nimeltä Krimi -demolition house exhibition, Taidekeskus Krimi, Imatra, FI
2017 × Suomi 100: Critical Map, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2017 × SYSTEMS IV, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki, FI
2017 × THRESHOLDS, KASKL, Berlin, GER
2017 × Video art at Kontufolk festival, Joutseno, FI
2017 × THRESHOLDS, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki, FI
2016 × 8th international printmaking biennial of Douro, Portugal
2016 × 5000m2 -demolition house exhibition, Valtakatu 56, Lappeenranta, FI
2016 × Yhteys2, Art Centre Järvilinna, Vihtavuori, FI
2016 × Põhjaveed, Peura, Hinkula, Holmström & Nykänen, Monumentaalgalerii, Tartu Kunstimaja, EE
2015 × 2nd Global Print, international printmaking exhibition, Douro, Portugal
2015 × Environmental art at Kontufolk festival, Konnunsuo, Joutseno, FIN
2014 × Young Art, Kunsthalle Vaasa, FI (juried by Anssi Kasitonni)
2014 × Internationell Grafik, Rosa Huset, Skövde, SWE
2014 × Environmental art at Kontufolk festival, Konnunsuo, Joutseno, FI
2014 × 55100, Artist group 55100, Puristamo, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI
2014 × ITÄÄ, Peura, Holmström, Hinkula and Nykänen, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, FI
2013 × Pohjoinen rakkaus, Nordic Art Association in Finland, Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa, FI
2013 × ENDEGRA, Galerie Einhorn, Dresden, GER
2013 × Taloyhtiön kokous, Artist group Krimistit, Cultural Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FI
2012 × A4 Printmakers: International Contemporary Printmakers’ Competition, Cornwall, UK
2011 × NEGS, Fyns Grafiske Vaerksted, Odense, DK

WORK EXPERIENCE
2022 × Teacher for artistic work projects at LAB University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta
2022 × Serigraphy course teacher at University of the Arts Helsinki
2022 × Serigraphy course teacher at LAB University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta
2021 × Article for Kulttuurilehti Mustekala 19.12.2021: “ Menetyksen parissa työskentelystä”
2021 × Metal graphics course teacher, LAB University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta
2021 × Serigraphy course teacher at University of the Arts Helsinki
2021 × Visiting lecturer at University of the Arts Helsinki
2021 × Bachelor's thesis supervisor at LAB University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta
2020 × Serigraphy course teacher at LAB University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta
2018 × Serigraphy course teacher at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences
2017 × Internship at printmaking workshop Painovoima in Lahti (Uniarts Helsinki): printmaking, graphic design
2016, 2017 × Teacher of PVC-printmaking workshop, East-Helsinki Art Society
2013–2017 × Kontufolk ry: festival’s visual identity, teacher of silk screen workshop, environmental artist
2010 × Internship at Orivesi Folk High School (Saimaa UoAS): teacher of printmaking workshop, assistant for visual art summer courses
2014 × Commissioned work, The Culture Award of Kauhava 2014, commissioned by Kauhava Recreation Board

FELLOWSHIPS & COMMISSION OF TRUST
2022– Arts Promotion Centre Finland’s Board for Public Display Grants to Visual Artists, member
2019– The Association of Finnish Printmakers, board member
2019– Helsingin Paperipaja ry, founding member and chairman
2015– The Association of Finnish Printmakers
2015– Kuvasto ry
2014– Art Association of Helsinki
2012– Art Association of South Karelia
2012– Artist group Krimistit

ARTIST RESIDENCIES & CONFERENCES
2018 × IMPACT 10 Printmaking Conference, Santander, Spain
2017 × SGCI International Printmaking Conference, Atlanta, US
2018 × Berlin, 2 weeks, Uniarts Helsinki
2013 × Berlin, 3 weeks, Galerie Pleiku
2013 × Berlin, 1 month, the Arts Council of Southeast Finland
2012 × Berlin, 2 weeks, the Arts Council of Southeast Finland