Kaisa Nurminen
b.1981, Vilppula
living and working in Turku

STUDIES
2020 - 2021 Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences, Fine arts
2016 - 2018 Amiedu, Helsinki, European & International Welder Diploma
2012-2014 Vocational qualifications, Omnia, Espoo, Blacksmith Artisan
2006-2007 Kemi Art School
1997-2000 Forssa Vocational Institute Vocational qualification in Arts and Design, Ceramic Artisan

PUBLIC WORK
2022 Come and find me! City of Turku, EduCity Campus, in collaboration with TUAS Art Academy and KampusART programme
2011 One day I & One day II City of Kemi, Syväkangas School
2011 Suffering measuring device, Municipality of Pello, Oranki Art, In collaboration with Sauli Miettunen

COLLECTIONS
2011 Kemi Art museum
2010 Hungary, City of Székesfehérvár
Private collections

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
2023 Voipaalan taidekeskus, group exhibition

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Galleria Voima, Kemi
2010 Kemi City Library
2009 Pohjolan Sanomat, Kemi

INVITATION EXHIBITIONS
2011 Székesfehérvár, Hungary, in collaboration with Varga Gábor Fargas
2011 Galleria Voima, Voima summer exhibition, Kemi

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 Brinkkala Gallery, Oktaedri collective, Turku
2021 Väisälä Space Park, Kaarina Utopiaako? -project, in collaboration with Turku University of Applied sciences and The Finnish Cultural Foundation
2020 Köysiratagalleria, Turku
2011 Kemi Art Museum, Lappia!, Regional exhibition in Lapland

2011 Oranki Art, together in collaboration Sauli Miettunen, Pello

2010 Székesfehérvár, Hungary

2007 Kemi Art Museum, 60th Anniversary Exhibition

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2014 Sakustars Cultural sculpture competition, 1st prize
2012 Arts Promotion Center Finland
2010 Cultural and Scientific Foundation Kemi 2000

RESIDENCIES
2023 The Finnish Institute at Athens Athens, Greece

OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITY
2022- Finnish Adult Education Center of Turku, teacher
2022- Turku Art School, art instructor
2022- Finnish Adult Education Center of Turku, assistant in art group for
2021 As Oy Martin kulma, Turku Miika Karttunen`s piece Kupliva kulma, welder assistant
2018 Nurjapuoli ry, Imatra, Instructor of prison art activities

• Organization and implementation of art exhibitions in and out of prisons
• Preparation and implementation of a project plan
• Planning and implementation of tutoring
• Operational planning and implementation
• Documentation and reporting to employer, prisons and the Penitentiary
• Other duties: Secretary of the Board of the Association and spokesperson

• I Was Here 2018, Public Art in municipality of Juuka, Juuka Prison

Community art project in collaboration with Nurjapuoli ry, Juuka Prison, the prisoners in art group and Marja Hautamäki

2014 Hämeenkylä Church, Vantaa Annukka Mikkola`s piece Kastepuu: Lammasten ovi, design and manufacture of the body of the work

2011, 2008 Community College of Kemi city, teacher, art classes for young and children
2009 - 2010 Kulttuurivoimala Culture Power Station oy, Kemi Gallerist. Other duties: exhibition secretary, graphic design
2010 Artist`s camp, Hungary
2002 EMI reocrds Finland, cover drawings
1999 The Mannerheim League for Child Welfare, art instructor

MEMBERSHIPS
Turku Artist`s Association