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OUTI PIESKI
born in Helsinki 1973,
lives and works in Ohcejohka/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 EXHIBITIONS
2017     ´Falling Shawls´, one year installation at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, curated by Gillian Fox/ Hayward Gallery
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 EXHIBITIONS
2018    ´Northern Exposure´, Nordic Museum, Seattle
2017    
´I Craft, I Travel Light´, Sámi Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok;
               Kunstmuseum, Tromsø, Norway
2017     ´Greetings from Suomi`, Fiskars, Finland
2017     ´Sámi Dáiddamusea´ Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromso Norway
2017     ´Áigemátki – Time Travel´, Kraftbyen, Trondheim Norway
2017     ´Puku, kieli, suku, mieli` Aine Art Museum, Tornio
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     ´Hetkinen´, Mänttä Art Weeks, Finland
2014     ´Top of the World´, Sámi Dáiddaguovddaš/ Sami Artists´Center, Karasjok, Norway
2014     ´The Snowball Effect, 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, 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

2009-10 ´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´, 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, WG House, Espoo, Fin
1995      Exhibition for Young Artists, Helsinki Art Hall, Fin

OTHER VENUES
2017     ´Gorži´light art installation in Staro Riga light festival, Riga
2017     ´Rájácummá / Kiss from the Border´ live stream happening in Kyläkokous – Giličoahkin,  Pauliina Feodoroff, Baltic Circle Theatre Festival
2017     set design in ´Autonomiija áiggis / Autonomian aika´, Pauliina Feodoroff, Maryan Abdulkarim, S Nousiainen, Baltic Circle Theatre Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2017     ´Rájácummá / Kiss from the Border´, Jenni Laiti/ Suohpanterror, Niillas Holmberg, Outi Pieski, environmental art installation, Beazet/ Petsikko, Ohcejohka/ Utsjoki, Finland
2017     ´Gorži´light art installation in Lux Helsinki light festival, Helsinki Cathedral chapel, Finland

PUBLIC COMISSIONS
2015   ´Leagi vuoigŋa | Spirit of the Valley´, Sámi Parliament House, Kárášjohka/ Karasjok, Norway, subscriber KORO – Public Art Norway
2012   ´Eatnu, eadni, eana – stream, mother´, ground, Sámi Parliament Hall, Anár/ 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
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
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

AWARDS
2017     Fine Arts Academy of Finland Award
2016     William Thuring Prize, Finnish Art Society

2015     Ars Fennica Award candidate
2013     Sápmi Awards candidate
2001     Mänttä Art Festival Main Award
1999     Prize for Young Artist, Paulo Foundation