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OUTI PIESKI
born in Helsinki 1973,
lives and works in Utsjoki and Helsinki, Finland

EDUCATION
2000     M.F.A, Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, Helsinki, Fin
1992-94North Carelia Polytechnic, the Department of Visual Arts, Joensuu, Fin
1992     High school graduation, High school of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Fin

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
2017     Falling Shawls, one year installation at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London
2015     Ássojuvvon báiki – Inhabited Land, Härjedalens Kulturcentrum, Lillhärdal, Sweden
2014     Mimicry, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, with Monica Canilao, London
2014     Ássojuvvon báiki – Inhabited Land, Gallery Korjaamo, Helsinki
2013     Söderskär Lighthouse, with Kaisu Koivisto, Sipoo, Fin
2010     Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2010     Ahkus läketall, Luleå Kulturens Hus, Luleå, Sweden
2009     Kaisa Kiisavaaralla, Forum Box, Helsinki, Fin, with Pauliina Turakka Purhonen
2008     Bird Singing Tree, Sami Museum Siida, Inari, Fin
2007     Konst i Parkalompolo, Sweden
2007     Sami Artists´ Centre, Karasjok, Norway
2005     Alkuloskaa, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Fin
2003     Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki, Fin
2002     Sami Artists´ Centre, Karasjok, Norway

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2016     Obsidian Gaze, Center of Northern Peoples, Manndalen Norway
2016     Art Ii Biennale – Poetics of the Material, Environmental art work with Jenni Laiti, Ii Fin
2016     Change Makers, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada
2015     Sámi Contemporary, Felleshus, Berlin
2015     How to Read in the Dark?, Grimmuseum, Berlin
2015     Aibbas rabas, Sámi Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2015     How to Read in the Dark?, Tartu Kunstimaja, Estonia
2015     Grande Finale, Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki
2015     Sámi Contemporary, Kungsbacka konsthall, Sweden
2015     How to Read in the Dark? Joensuu Art Museum, Fin
2014     Aurora Borealis, Gumbostrand Konst&Form, Sipoo, Finland
2014     Dálá Sámi dáidda/ Sami Contemporary, Norrbottens Museum, Luleå, Sweden
2014     Mänttä Art Weeks, Finland
2014     Top of the World, Sámi Dáiddaguovddaš/ Sami Artists´Center, Karasjok, Norway
2014     The Snowball Effect 2, Korundi/ Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
2014     Northern Souls, Space Station Sixty-Five, London
2014     Sámi Contemporary, Rovaniemi Art Museum Korundi, Fin
2013     Replay/ Sávaldatdáidagiid čájáhus, Sami Artists´Centre, Karasjok, Norway
2013     Regards sur L’art Contemporain de Finlande, Chateau de Saint Auvent, Limoges, France
2013
     Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
2013     Totta vai leikkiä 2, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Fin
2012     The Snowball Effect, the North Finland Biennial, Oulu Art Museum, FIn
2012     I see, Studio 44, Stockholm, Swe
2012     Aaargh! – 1o years later, Jätkäsaari warehouse, Helsinki, Fin
2012     Ođđa vierut – The New Tradition, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2012     Barked! Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo, Fin
2012     The Magic of Lapland, Korundi House of Culture, Rovaniemi, Fin
2011     Pieski, Lehtonen Braun, Raito, Kohisevan vintti, Pukkila, Fin
2011     The Great Outside/ Mustarinda 2011, Hyrynsalmi, Fin
2011     The Magic of Lapland, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Fin
2011     Middle of Nowhere, Rauma Art Museum, Fin
2010     Pieski, Lehtonen Braun, Raito, Finnland-Institut in Deutschland, Berlin
2010     Suomen taiteilijaseuran vuosinäyttely, TR1 -taidehalli, Tampere, Fin
2010     Riđđu Duottar Musea, Karasjok, Norway
2010     Sami Artists´Center, summerexhibition, Karasjok, Norway

2009-2010 Gierdu – Bevegelser i samisk kunstverden, tour exhibition, Norway
2009     Calling Home, Quartair- Exhibition Center, Haag, Holland
2008     Pieski, Lehtonen Braun, Raito, Gallery Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany
2008     Sami Art – a Contemporary Heritage? Gallery Kaiku, Rovaniemi, Fin
2008     People on the meadow, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Fin
2008     Harvat&Valitut, dance-fine art liveinstallation, Zodiak/Hiap, Cable Factory, Helsinki
2007     Kollaasi, Oulu Art Museum, Fin
2006     Äidin Taju, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Fin
2006 -2008 In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun – Sami and Inuit Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Winnipeg Manitoba; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina Saskatchewan; Yokon Arts Centre, Whitehouse Yukon Territory, Canada
2005     Harvat & Valitut, dance-fine art liveinstallation, Ritarikatu 7, Helsinki, Fin
2004     Pieski, Lehtonen Braun, Raito, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, Fin
2004     Garden of Paradise, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Fin
2004     Common land-contemporary art and art handicraft of Arctic Nations,
Galen Kallela Museum Espoo; Sami Museum Siida, Inari; W.Aaltonen Museum, Turku
2002     Sami Art Festival, Kirkenes, Norway
2001     Mänttä Art Festival, Fin
2001     Taju-2001, Hyvinkää, Fin
2000     Det Fluktuerende Maleri, Biennial South 2000,
Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2000     Triennial of Finnish Art, Helsinki Art Hall, Fin
2000     Report of journey, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Fin
1999-2000  Govvan, Sami Artists´ Exhibition, Rovaniemi Art Museum; Sami Museum Siida, Inari
1999     Polvi-Generation, Exhibition of the Graduated of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki Art  Hall
1996     Comment, Exhibition for Young Artists, Espoo, Fin
1995     Exhibition for Young Artists, Helsinki Art Hall, Fin

PUBLIC COMISSIONS
2015   Leagi vuoigŋa | Spirit of the Valley, Sámi Parliament House, Karasjok, Norway, subscriber KORO – Public Art Norway
2012   Eatnu, eadni, eana – stream, mother, ground, Sámi Parliament Hall, Inari, Fin, subscriber The Finnish State Art Collection
2010   Sanattomat ilon tuojat, Vesala Community Centre, Vesala, Oulu, Fin,
subscriber city of Oulu

2007   Solju and Lavvut, Sami Kindergarden Guovssahas, Tromso, Norway,
subscriber city of Tromso

REPRESENTED
Art Collection of Norway
Finnish National Gallery
Collection of Finnish State Art Commission
Jenny ja Antti Wihuri Foundation Collection
Rovaniemi Art Museum
Oulu Art Museum
Sami Museum Siida
Aine Art Museum
The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
RidduDuottarMuseat/ Sámiid Vuorka Davvirat, Karasjok, Norway
Sami Parliament Norway / Sami Art Collection
SANKS, Norway
Vest-Agder fylkeskommune, Norway
City of Tromso, Norway
City of Luleå, Sweden
City of Rovaniemi

MEMBERSHIPS
Finnish Painters´Union
Sami Artists´Union
Lappi Artists´ Union
Gallery Huuto

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2017     Arts Council of Finland, (3 year working grant)
2016     Arts Council of Finland, Artist in Residency grant
2016     Arts Council of Finland, Public display grant

2015     Ars Fennica Prize candidate
2014     Sami Artists Council/ Sámi Dáiddárráđđi (1 year working grant)
2014     Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2011     Arts Council of Finland (3 year working grant)
2010     Arts Council of Lapland (1/2 year working grant)
2010     The Saami Council
2009     Finnish Cultural Foundation (1 year working grant)
2009     Sámi Parlament in Norway
2009     Sámi Parlament in Finland
2009     Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2008     Finnish Cultural Foundation
2006     Arts Council of Finland (3 year working grant)
2005     Arts Council of Finland (1 year working grant)
2003     Suomen Taideyhdistys
2002     Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Foundation
2001     Mänttä Art Festival 1. Award
1999      Paulo Foundation