Curriculum Vitæ

Kaisaleena Halinen

Born in 1973, Turku, Finland
Lives and works in Espoo, Finland

Art education

The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Master of Fine Arts, MFA, 2000-2002
The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Bachelor of Fine Arts, BFA, 1997-2000
Imatra Art school, 1995-1997

Solo exhibitions

2015
Galleria AMA, Helsinki, Finland
2014
Galleria Huuto | Jätkäsaari 1, Helsinki, Finland
2011
Galleria AMA, Helsinki, Finland
2008
Galleria Huuto | Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria AMA, Turku, Finland
2004
Galleria Huuto | Viiskulma, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria AMA, Turku, Finland
2001
Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Group exhibitions

2016
”Touch ”, Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection Exhibition, Emma, Finland
Finlayson Art Area 2016, Tampere, Finland
Pyhäniemi summer exhibition, Pyhäniemi, Hollola, Finland
2015
From The Box, Czech Centre Praque, Czech Republic
State+, The former Turku county prison, Kakola hill, Turku, Finland
Uncovered, Finnish Contemporary Art, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
Finland-Sweden 3-3, Finnish institute in Stockholm, Sweden
2014
The Big Picture, A collections Exhibition, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Object, Environmental art exhibition in the area around Espoo keskus, Finland
Festen, Forum Box 15th anniversary exhibition, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2013
Anonymous Artwork, Galleria Huuto|Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland
”Wha´?” 9th Textile Art Triennal, Joensuu and Oulu Art Museums, Finland
2012
”Aaargh!” Galleria Huuto 10th anniversary exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
”Wha´?” 9th Textile Art Triennal, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
”I see”, Studio44, Stockholm, Sweden
2011
”Onko totta?”, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2010
”Tähtihetkiä”, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Finland
XV Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2009 
”Materia09” Waste symposium, Lohja, Finland
2008    
”Kantri ja Urbaani”, Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland
”Kakolasta koilliseen”, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
”Huutokauppa”, Galleria Huuto / Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki, Finland
2006  
SHIFTscale – Extended field of contemporary sculpture, KUMU, Tallinn, Estonia
”Kirjahduksia”, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
”Näyttelyluokka”, Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland
Forum Box, Kaisaleena Halinen, Pilvi Ojala and Antti Oikarinen, Helsinki, Finland
2005  
Turku Biennal, Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
Vaasa Art Hall, Kaisaleena Halinen and Sari Kemppinen, Vaasa, Finland
2004  
Citymind/Helsinki, Platform-gallery, Vaasa, Finland
2002 
Final examination exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
2001 
Finnish Artists’ Associations Annual Exhibition, Art Museum of the Central Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland
Graphics from The Academy of Fine Arts, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
Impact/AXIS, University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
1999    
”Light”, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki , Finland
”On the Air”, Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Awards

William Thuring prize, 2013
Visual Arts Competition for Young Artists, 3rd prize, Art Centre Salmela, 2006
Hjalmar Linder monument competition, 1st prize, Lohja 2004

Public Art Works

Hjalmar Linder monument, Lohja, 2006

Memberships

The Association of Finnish Sculptors
Muu ry
Galleria Huuto
Forum Box

Collections

Amos Anderson Art Museum
EMMA-Espoo Museum of Modern Art
City of Espoo
Finnish Art Society
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
The Kuntsi Foundation / Collection Swanljung
Saastamoinen Foundation
Tampere Art Museum
The State of Finland
Wäinö Aaltonen Art Museum

Art teaching

The Aalto University, Helsinki, Part-time teacher / sculpture, 2007-2017
The Aalto University, Helsinki, University Teacher, 2015-2016
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Thesis supervisor, 2010, 2012, 2017
Lahti University of Applied Sciences / Institute of Fine Arts, Installation course, 2011
Academy of Pekka Halonen, Installation courses, 2008-2010