CV

Timo Tähkänen

They/them, born 1983
Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Studies
2021, Pedagogical studies for teachers in the arts, Uniarts Helsinki
2014, Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2007, Bachelor of Culture and Arts , South Carelia Polytechnic,
Imatra, Finland
2002, Undergraduate, Lyseonmäki High school, Heinola, Finland

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2022, Distances, Heinola Art Museum, Finland
2019, Cinderella, (one day exhibition and performance) tm•galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2019, AREA MAIMU, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2017, Maimu´s Poem Corner, Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari / Pikkujätkä, Helsinki, Finland
2017, Painterly Connections, tm•galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2015, Attempt to mix the loveliest pink color and other paintings, Gallery Huuto Jätkäsaari /Jätkäsaari 2, Helsinki, Finland
2013, Two Rooms, Kitchen and Color Leak, Gallery of Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Kasarmikatu, Helsinki, Finland
2012, Garden, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
2011, Naturellement, Gallery Huuto – Viiskulma, Helsinki, Finland

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022, The Artist Is A Present, Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm
2021, Ihan tossa, The Tobacco Warehouse, Jakobstad, Finland
2021, Porvoo Triennal, Porvoo, Finland
2021, Jaguaari lumessa, Imatra Art Museum, Finland
2019, Hyvää Käsillä, CraftCorner, Helsinki
2018, Tuoretta maalia, Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2018, Huuto oot uuH, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki
2018, Cismittääkö?, Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti
2018, Evidence Room, Supermarket 2018 Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2017, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2017, Timo Tähkänen and Tuomo Laakso, Art Museum of Heinola, Finland
2016, Yarn Visions, Kerava Art museum Sinkka, Kerava, Finland
2016, Särö-Sprickan-Fracture, Exhibition of Nordic Art Association in Finland, Almintalo, Loviisa, Finland
2014, For Your Health Only!, Kuva/Tila, Academy of Fine Arts’ space for exhibitions, Helsinki, Finland
2014, Kuvan Kevät, Degree Show of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2014, Tammikuun nahka, South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2013, Paradox Fabric, Andalusia’s Museum of Memory, Granada, Spain (curated)
2013, Colour as Material, Gallery FAFA, Helsinki, Finland (curated)
2013, Open Studio Helsinki, Gallery Laine-Art, Berlin, Germany
2013, And Then with Powers Combined, Gallery FAFA, Helsinki, Finland
2013, Exhibition of the Artists´ Association of South-Karelia, Imatra Art Museum, Finland
2011, Exhibition of young artists from South East Finland, South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2011, SKJL 2011, Kaapelitehdas – Puristamo, Helsinki, Finland
2010, Artists 2010, Annual Exhibition, The Artists’ Association of Finland, Taidehalli TR1, Tampere, Finland
2010, SKJL 2010, Järvenpää Art Museum, Finland
2010, Pyhä tuho – exhibition project, Gallery Maaret Finnberg, Turku, Finland
2009, SKjL09, Kouvola Art Museum, Finland

Selected Grants
2020, Arts Council of Finland (project grant)
2019, The Paulo Foundations (project grant)
2017, Arts Council of Finland (project grant)
2017, Finnish Cultural Foundation (working grant 3/3)
2016, Finnish Cultural Foundation (working grant 2/3)
2015, Finnish Cultural Foundation (working grant 1/3)
2015, Arts Council of Finland (project grant)
2014, Kesko Oyj and Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (stipend)
2012, University of the Arts Helsinki (project grant)
2011, The Art Council of Province Uusimaa (for social art project)
2011, The City of Lappeenranta (project grant)
2011, Arts Council of Southeast Finland (project grant)
2010, Young artists employment grant, Arts Council of Southeast Finland
2010, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland (for social art project)
2007, Seta (project grant)

Membership
Finnish Painter’s Union
Artists’ Association MUU
The Artists’ Association of Helsinki
Mehiläispesä ry / Galleria Huuto

Works in Collections
South-Karelia Art Museum
HUS