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

EDUCATION
1994-2000                 M.F.A, Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, Helsinki (MFA Fine Art)

1992-1994                 North Carelia Polytechnic, the Department of Visual Arts, Joensuu, Finland
1992                           High school graduation, High school of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Fin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019      ´Rematriation of a Ládjogahpir – Return to Máttaráhkká´with Eeva-Kristiina Harlin, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok Norway
2019      ´Čuolmmadit´, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
2018      ´Čuolmmadit´, EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
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 Britain          
2014      ´Ássojuvvon báiki – Inhabited Land´, Gallery Korjaamo, Helsinki Fin
2013       Söderskär Lighthouse, with Kaisu Koivisto, Sipoo Fin
2010      ´Áhku´s Medicine Pine´, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok Norway
2010      ´Áhku´s Medicine Pine`, Luleå Kulturens Hus, Luleå Sweden
2009      ´Kaisa in a Lake Giisajärvi´, Forum Box, with Pauliina Turakka Purhonen, Helsinki Fin
2008      ´Bird Singing Tree´, Siida Museum, Inari Fin
2007        Konst i Parkalompolo, Parkalompolo Sweden
2007       Sami Artists Centre, Karasjok Norway
2005      ´Alkuloskaa´, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki  Fin
2003        Gallery Sculptor, Helsinki Fin
2002        Sámi Artists´ Centre, Karasjok Norway

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019      ´40 jagi´ – Ávvočájahus / Anniversary exhibition, Alta kunstforening, Norway
2019      ´Strangers in Town´, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin
2019      ´Duddjot´, Institut Finlandais, Paris
2019      ´Mänttä Art Festival´, Mänttä
2019      ´Miracle Workers Collective´, Finnish Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale, Italy

2019      ´Nordic Impressions´, Scandinavia House, New York, USA
2019      ´Histories. Three generations of Sámi artists´, Queen Sonja Art Stable, Oslo, Norway
2018      ´Landscape of the Future´, Helsinki Contemporary, Finland
2018      ´Nordic Impressions´, Phillips Collection Museum, Washington, USA
2018      ´Northern Exposure´, Nordic Museum, Seattle, USA
2018      ´Áigemátki – Time Travel´, Sámi Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2018      ´Foremothers Ládjogahpir – Horn Hat project´ Tamarind Institute at Seattle Art Fair
2017      ´Greetings from Suomi`, Fiskars, Finland
2017      ´I Craft, I Travel Light, Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromsø; Sámi Center for
                 Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2017      ´Gorži´, Helsinki Cathedral chapel, Lux Helsinki light festival, Helsinki, Finland
2017      ´Sámi Dáiddamusea´ Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, Tromso Norja
2017      ´Puku, kieli, suku, mieli` Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland
2017      ´Áigemátki – Time Travel´, Kraftbyen, Trondheim Norja
2016      ´Obsidian Gaze´, Center of Northern Peoples, Manndalen, Norway
2016      ´Art Ii Biennale – Poetics of the Material, Environmental Art Park in Ii, Finland
2016      ´Change Makers´, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada
2015      ´Sámi Contemporary´, Felleshus, Berlin, Germany
2015      ´Sámi Contemporary´, Kungsbacka konsthall, Sweden
2015      ´How to Read in the Dark?, Grimmuseum, Berliini
2015      ´How to Read in the Dark?, Tartu kunstimaja, Viro
2015      ´How to Read in the Dark?´ Joensuu Art Museum Finland
2014       ´Aurora Borealis´, Gumbostrand Konst & Form, Sipoo Finland
2014      ´Hetkinen`Mänttä Art Weeks, Finland
2014      ´Top of the World´, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok Norway
2014      ´The Snowball Effect 2´, Rovaniemi Art Museum Finland
2014      ´Northern Souls´, Space Station Sixty-Five, London
2014      ´Sámi Contemporary, Sámi Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2014      ´Sámi Contemporary´, Norbottens Museum, Luleå, Sweden
2014      ´Sámi Contemporary´, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
2013      ´Regards sur L’art Contemporain de Finlande´,Chateau de Saint Auvent, Limoges, France
2013      ´Replay´, Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2013      ´Sakahán – International Indigenous Art´, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Canada
2013      ´Totta vai leikkiä 2´, Hyvinkää Artmuseum Finland
2012      ´Snow Ball Effect / North Finland Biennial´, Oulu Artmuseum, Finland
2012      ´I see´, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden
2012      ´Aaargh! – 10 years later´, Jätkäsaari warehouse, Helsinki
2012      ´Barked! – Contemporary birch´, Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo, Finland
2012      ´The New Tradition´, Sami Artists Centre, Karasjok, Norway
2011       Pieski, Lehtonen Braun and Raito, Kohisevan vintti, Pukkila Finland
2011      ´The Magic of Lappland´, Rovaniemi Art Museum  Finland
2011      ´The Magic of Lappland´, Ateneum Artmuseum, Helsinki
2011      ´The Great Outside´, Mustarinda, Hyrynsalmi Finland
2011      ´Middle of Nowhere´, Rauma Artmuseum Finland
2010      ´Ausgrabungen des Alltags´ Pieski, Braun& Raito, Finland-Institut in Deutschland,Berlin
2010      ´Triennial of Finnish Art´, TR1 Arthall, Tampere Finland
2010       Riddo Duottar Museum, Karasjok Norway
2009      ´Lappi Artists´ Union20 year jubileum´, Rovaniemi Artmuseum Finland
2009      ´Calling Home´, Quartair, Haag, Netherlands
2009      ´Gierdu – Bevegelser i samisk kunstverden´, tour exhibition in Finnmark Norway
2009      ´The Sami Church Days´, Inari Finland
2008      ´Ausflug zum Saftsee´, Pieski, Braun & Raito, Westwerk, Hamburg Germany
2008      ´Sámi Art – a Contemporary Heritage?´ Gallery Kaiku, Rovaniemi Finland
2008      ´People on the Meadow´, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2007       ´Kollaasi´, Oulu Art Museum, Finland
2006- 2008´In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun – Saami and Inuit Art 2000-2005´, Art Gallery of Hamilton; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Winnipeg Manitoba; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina Saskatchewan; Yokon Arts centre, Whitehouse Yukon Territory, Canada
2006      ´Äidin taju´, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Finland
2004       Pieski, Lehtonen Braun and Raito, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki
2004      ´Garden of Paradise´, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
2004      ´Common Land – Contemporary art and art handicraft of Arctic Nations´, W. Aaltonen   Museum, Turku, Finland
2003      ´Common Land – Contemporary art and art handicraft of Arctic Nations´, Saami Museum Siida, Inari, Finland
2003      ´Common Land – Contemporary art and art handicraft of Arctic Nations´, Gallen-Kallela Museum of Espoo, Finland                                                   
2002      ´Samisk Kunstfestival´, Kirkenes, Norway
2001      ´Mänttä Art Festival´, Mänttä Finland
2001      ´Taju-2001´, Hyvinkää Finland
2000      ´Det Fluktuerende Maleri´, Biennial South 2000, Sorlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, Sweden                                                                         
2000      ´Triennial of Finnish Art´, Helsinki Art Hall Finland
2000      ´Report of Journey´, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma Finland
1999      ´Girjin Govvan – Sami Art´, Sami Museum Siida,Inari Finland
1999      ´Girjin Govvan – Sami Art´, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
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 Finland
1995      ´Exhibition for young artists´, Helsinki Art Hall

OTHER EXHIBITIONS AND ART PROJECTS
2019     ´Actually, the Dead is not Dead´, Bergen Assembly (Rájácummá and Moratorium Office)
2019      ´Rájácummá – Kiss from the Border´, Sámi Dáiddaguovddaš/Sámi Center for Contemporary Art, Kárášjohka/ Karasjok, Norway      
2019      ´Mänttä Art Festival´, Mänttä (Moratorium Office)
2019      ´Matters at Heart´, Telemark Kunstsenter, Norway

(Moratorium Office & Kiss from the Border)
2018      ´Moratorium Office´, Niillas Holmberg, Jenni Laiti/ Suohpanterror & Outi Pieski,   community-based self- determination project, www.moratoriadoaimmahat.org
2018      ´Finland 101´, Art Museum Artsi, Vantaa, Finland (Moratorium Office)
2018      ´A revolutionary toolkit´, Suohpanterror solo exhibition in Trinity Square Video Gallery,Toronto, Canada (Moratorium Office)
2017–2018 ´Rájácummá / Kiss from the Border´, Niillas Holmberg, Jenni Laiti & Outi Pieski, environmental and community-based art project in Deatnu river area, Finland
2017      ´Rájácummá / Kiss from the Border´ – ´Dola fávttat / Tulen vahdit´ live stream happening in Kyläkokous – Giličoahkin,  Pauliina Feodoroff, Baltic Circle Theatre Festival
2017      ´Gorži´light art installation in Staro Riga light festival, Riga
2017      ´Gorži´ in Lux Helsinki light festival, Helsinki Cathedral chapel, Finland
2017       set design in ´Autonomiija áiggis / Autonomian aika´, Pauliina Feodoroff, Maryan Abdulkarim, S Nousiainen, Baltic Circle Theatre Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2008      ´Harvat & Valitut´, dance and fine art live installation, Zodiak / Hiap, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2005      ´Harvat & Valitut´, dance and fine art live installation, Ritarikatu 7, Helsinki, Finland

PUBLIC COMISSIONS
2019 upcoming Nordic Museum´s new entrance, Stockholm, Sweden

2015      ´Spirit of the Valley´, Sámi Parliament House of Norway, subscriber KORO- Public Art Norway
2012      ´Eatnu, Eadni, Eana – Stream, Mother, Ground´, Sámi Parliament Hall, Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos, Inari, subscriber The Finnish State Art Collection
2010      ´Sanattomat ilon tuojat´, Vesala Community Centre, Ylikiiminkii, subscriber city of Oulu Finland
2007      ´Solju and Lavvut´, Sámi kindergarden, Tromso, subscriber city of Tromso Norway

REPRESENTED
The Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, Finland 

EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Art Collection of Norway
Finnish National Gallery
Collection of Finnish State Art Commission
Aine Art Museum
Rovaniemi Art Museum
Oulu Art Museum
Siida Museum
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki
Sami Parliament Norway/ Sami Art Collection
RidduDuottar Museum Collection, Norway
SANKS, Norway
Vest-Agder fylkeskommune, Norway
City of Tromso, Norway
City of Luleå, Sweden
City of Rovaniemi

MEMBERSHIPS
Finnish Painters´Union

Sámi 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