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Maria Kokkonen

Born 1990, Turku, Finland

Lives and works in London

 

Education

 

2014 - 2015 Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA), Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2011 - 2014 Turku Arts Academy, Turku, Finland

 

Exhibitions

 

2019

 

Solo exhibition, De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Upcoming)

 

2018

 

Summer Salon 2018, Candid Arts Trust, London, UK

 

Summer Salon 2018, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK

 

Anamnesis, Studio Seine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2017

 

Angel Christmas Fair salon exhibition, Candid Arts Trust, London, UK

 

401½ studios Pop up exhibition, Circus West Village, London, UK

 

A Letter In Mind, Callery OXO, London, UK

 

Summer Salon 2017, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK

 

Matter of time, Cacaofabriek – group, Helmond, the Netherlands

 

2016

 

Group Exhibition, Candid Arts, London, UK

 

Meet the Artist Pop-up Exhibition, Meet the Artist Pop-up Gallery, London, UK

 

Emerging Art Now - 2ª edição, Galeria Emergentes dst, Braga, Portugal

 

Bath Open Art Prize, 44AD Artspace, Fringe Arts Bath – group, Bath, UK

 

New thing 2, Next Gallery, Piacenza, Italy

 

Transmogrify, Assembled by Root – group, Duo exhibition with Mark Vrinzen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

That Missing thing, Art Week Rotterdam, Assembled by Root – group, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

2015

 

A Spacebetween, The Stone Space Gallery, London, UK

 

Platform for Emerging Arts #8, Leyden Gallery, London, UK

 

Go and get'em, WDK Finals, Hofplein 20, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Echoes from the Guest House, Duo exhibition with Lisette Schumacher,

Niffo Project Space, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2014

 

Public & Private, Group exhibition, Gelderseplein 46, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

A B.A.D Social Club, Group exhibition, Foundation b.a.d, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

2013

 

Rajamailla, Duo exhibition, Köysirata Gallery, Turku, Finland

 

2012

 

Rakenteilla, Group exhibition, Köysirata Gallery, Turku, Finland

 

Skin, Solo exhibition, Turku Book Café, Turku, Finland

 

Residencies

 

2016 Art Camp Residency, Maine, USA

 

Prize/Nomination

 

2016

 

Shortlisted Blooom Award

 

2nd Prize, Bath Open Art Prize, Bath, UK

 

Projects

 

2014

 

Walking in your mind; Community art project, Laurens Binneweg, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

 

2013

 

In-House Artist; Design and creation of a multi-wall painting, Theater Toivo, Helsinki, Finland

 

Taidelma; Community art project. Turku’s Mental Health Society (ITU ry), Turku, Finland

 

Synthesis; Art Collaboration, Somero Kivimeijeri Gallery, Somero, Finland

 

Work experience

 

2015 Summer art trainee, Bold Tendencies, London, UK

 

2014 Summer art trainee, Bold Tendencies, London, UK

 

0 5/2013 – 08/2013 Artist Assistant to Eemyun Kang, London, UK

 

Web publicatios

 

2016

 

assembledbyroot.com. Root Interview|Meeting Maria Kokkonen, 18-01-2016

 

2015

 

flaneur.me.uk. Platform for Emerging Artists #8 at @LeydenGallery, 15-10- 2015

 

lost-painters.nl, Eindexamen Expositie; Willem de Kooning Academie, 11-07-2015

 

blikvangen.nl, ‘NIFFO - Maria Kokkonen / Lisette Schumacher’, 26-05-2015

 

 

 

 

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