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Curriculum Vitae

Liisa Hilasvuori
24.11.1981 Helsinki, Finland
liisa.hilasvuori@gmail.com

Studies

2012-13
2012-13
2010

Pedagogy studies, The University of Helsinki, Open University
Studies in swedish language, Alvar Aalto museum, Helsinki
Master of Fine Arts, The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2003-2004
Pekka Halonen`s Academy, folk high school, Tuusula
2000-2004
Art history (aprobatur, cum laude), archaeology and aesthetics, The University of Helsinki, Open University
2000
Baccalaureate, Etelä-Tapiola High School, Espoo


Exhibitions

Joint exhibitions

2014


2013

2011


Selected Works, Factory Street Gallery, Helsinki


Koivussa lymysi muhkura, lammikossa lentokone ja takana kaduntäysi pimeää, exhibition together with Kati Lehtonen and Aki Turunen, gallery Forum Box, Helsinki


Gallery Vanha Kappalaisentalo, together with Eeva-Maija Priha, Sanna Pajunen and Heini Nieminen

2009


Kuvan kevät, Degree Show of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Gallery Fafa, Helsinki

2008


Valos tilassa, The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2007


Rikkinäinen horisontti, Scupture students´ joint exhibition, Ateljee Bar, Hotel Torni, Helsinki

2007


Ars Kärsämäki, Young Artists´ Exhibition, Kärsämäki

2007


Sculpture students´ joint work, Grand Popo, Benin, West Africa

2006-2008


Puun muisti, Hämeenpuisto, Tampere

2006


Sculpture students´joint exhibition, gallery Välivuosi, Helsinki

2004


Palasia, Pekka Halonen`s Academy, Tuusula


Performances and happenings

2016

2016

2015

2014

2013


2013

2012

2012

2012

2012

2011



Väsyneiden talo, "The house of tired people". The 10th year`s anniversary of Pie club. We changed Pohjolan pirtti -people`s house in Helsinki into an open art space for four days. We made soup together and served it for free daily. Pie club organized workshops, but we had also invited specialists, who gave workshops for example about throat singing, philosophizing, dancing and about meditative writing.

Saunaa ja suolaa, community art event, community art triennale, Pori

Ilmaista piparia, Pie club, public intervention on the railway station in Helsinki

Happening and an installation in Ruoka exhibition, Haihara manor, Tampere

Taidelataamo, performance in The Night of the Arts, Pie club, Virka-gallery, Helsinki

Hyllyvät lyllyt, moving installation, Pie club, gallery Saima, Helsinki

Pie club`s cake- and beardworkshop, Vernissa culture center, Vantaa

Kultaa, karvoja, kalsareita, Pie club, happening in Pax-festival, Helsinki

Kartanon kevät, Mothers´day´s event, Pie club, Håkansböle manor, Vantaa

Piirakkakerhon Luomukauneussalonki, Pie club, City art museum, Pori

Sosiaalinen piirakka, Pie club, University of Rovaniemi, city space, Kauppayhtiö -bar

2011


Jos ei heilaa helluntaina, Pie club, Porvoo city center

2010


Yhden yön monumentti, Pie club, Virka-gallery, Helsinki

2009


Ilmaista piirakkaa, Pie club, Gallery of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki

2005


Nieltävä kokonaisena, The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki


Private exhibitions

2015

2012

2010


Vaeltavat puut ja tuttavallisen kokoinen vuori, gallery Rajatila, Tampere

Mitä kuvitella saattaa, gallery Aarni, Espoo

Tarkemmin ottaen, gallery Fafa, Helsinki

2008


Olinpaikka, gallery of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts , Helsinki


Prizes and grants

2016

2015

2015

2014

2013

2012

2012


2011


Grant, AVEK, together with Markus Renvall

Grant, Oskar Öflund Foundation, together with Emma Rönnholm

Grant, AVEK, together with Pasi Rauhala and Markus Renvall

Grant for a year, Arts promotion center Finland

artist-in-residence grant, Arts promotion center Finland,

Grant,The Arts Council of Uusimaa

Grant, Alfred Kordelin Foundation, together with Salla Vapaavuori

Grant for half a year, The State Fine Arts Committee

2011


Finnish Arts Society, grant for young artists

2010


Grant, Alfred Kordelin Foundation

2009


Artists´ Residence of the Academy of Fine Arts, New York, United States

2007


Grant, The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts

2005


Sculture competition of Tulikivi Oyj, second prize


Work experience relevant to fine arts

2015-

2011


Teacher, Kalliola Adult learning center

Illustration for the national history examination, University of Helsinki

2010


Supply teacher, Espoo Workers´ Educational Institute

2008


Coach- overseer, Antony Gormley´s Clay and Collective Body, Arts Foundation Pro Arte, Helsinki

2007-2008


Secretary, The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts`student union, Kuvyo

2003-2010


Design and management of children´s workshops, Hvitträsk, the National Board of Antiquity


Study tours

2010


Berlin, Germany Self-financed, 1 month

2009


Venice, Biennale, Italy

2007


Luxor and Cairo, Egypt

2006


Grand Popo, Benin, West-Arfica

2005


Stocholm, Sweden

2005


London, England

2004


St. Petersburg, Russia

2003


Rome, Italy, studies in art history

2002


Åland Islands, studies in art history


Residencies

2016 Saari group residency, Mynämäki, Pie club, 2 weeks
2013 Gullkistan residency for creative people, Laugarvatn, Island, 2 months


Positions of Trust

2016-

2012-

2006 - 2007


2nd Vice-chairperson in Artists`association Muu

Deputy member in executive committee, Artists` association Muu

Student representative, the Academy of Fine Arts´ Student Union, Kuvyo

2006 - 2008


Student member of the Education and Research Council of The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts


Memberships

Association of Finnish Sculptors

Artists`association Muu

Pie club

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