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Contact

sini.bjorkholm@gmail.com
+358 (0)50 5265279
studio: Pro Artibus’ ateljékasern, Korsholmanpuistikko 6-8, 65100 Vasa, Finland

Curriculum Vitae

Art Education:

2006 Nontoxic printmaking workshop, mentor: Kaisa Kontio, Vaasa
2005 Graphics summer Workshop, Mentor: Sandra Ramos, Cuba, in Jyväskylä Graphics Centre
2003 (autumn) Practical training as assistant to the sculptor and academic Kain Tapper, in Lallukka Artist Residence, Helsinki
2001-2005 Swedish Polytechnic (Bachelor of  Arts), Uusikaarlepyy
1999-2001 Liminka art school

Solo exhibitions

2014 “DREAM”, Galleria Ulrico, Vaasa

Juried/curated joint exhibitions:

2013 “Portrait”, SKjL:s exhibition, Lahti Art museum, Lahti, Finland
2013 Artists’ association Botnia annual exhibition, Mikola-sali, Vaasa, Finland
2013 “78 km”, Vaasa Printmakers’ assoc. and Seinäjoki Printmakers’ assoc., Seinäjoki arthall
2012 “Artists 2012″, Helsinki Arthall
2012 “Landscape”, Lapuan Art Museum, Lapua
2012 “War or Peace?”, South Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta
2011 “Tässä ajassa – I nutiden”, Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto, Kuntsi Museum for modern art, Vaasa,
2011 “Unikuvia”, Suomen Kuvataidejärjestöjen liitto, Saarijärvi Art Museum
2010 “Valoa-Ljus” Visuaalisten taiteiden aluenäyttely, Nelimarkka-museo, Alajärvi
2010  Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto’s Young artists exhibition, Tupakkamakasiini, Pietarsaari
2010 “Ö” Vaasa Art hall (curated)
2010 “Ö”, Galleri Elverket, Tammisaari
2008 Vaasa Artist’s Guild, Echo, Vaasa Art Hall
2008 Pohjalainen Taiteilijaliitto, autumn exhibition, Seinäjoki Art Hall
2008 Pojalainen Taiteilijaliitto 65-year anniversary exhibition, Vaasa Art Hall
2008 Vaasa Artists’ Guild, “Echo”, Vaasa Art hall
2008 The Young Ones, Mikolan Akvarellisali, Vaasa (curated)
2008 Vaasa Artist’s Guild, MERI, Stundars, Sulva
2007-2008 MINIPRINT FINLAND 2007, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti (international)
2007 6th Lessedra World Art Print – Annual Miniprint, Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria (international)
2007 Miniature Art Exhibition, Varikko gallery, Seinäjoki
2006 Pohjalainen Taide 2006, Seinäjoki Art Hall

Joint exhibitions:

2013 “Down came the rain”, with Janika Herlevi, Stundars museum, Sulva
2011 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, Linnagalleri, Pärnu, Estonia
2010 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, Patruuna gallery, Lapua
2010 With Jimmy Pulli : “Proteggimi”, Patruuna gallery, Lapua
2010 With Jimmy Pulli : “Proteggimi”, Vaasa Art hall
2009 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, Mustasaari Cultural centre
2009 Vaasa Artists’ Guild, “Waasalaiset”, Vaasa Art hall
2009 Vaasa Artists’ Guild, “Waasalaiset”, Seinäjoki Art hall
2008 Lapuan Taiteilijaseura, Seinäjoki Art hall
2008 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, “Graafikot Tornissa”, Ateljée Torni, Vaasa
2007 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, annual exhibition, Mustasaari Cultural centre, Mustasaari
2007 With Jimmy Pulli : Okänt Minne – Tuntematon Muisto, Vaasa city library, Teemagalleria, Vaasa
2007 Lapua Artists’ Association, Patruunagalleria, Lapua
2006 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, Anniversary Exhibition, Stundars Hemmerintalo, Sulva
2006 Exhibition with Jimmy Pulli, Elvans café, Kristiinankaupunki
2006 Vaasan Taidgraafikot, Teema-I, TEEMA-hallway in Vaasa Public Library, Vaasa
2005 Examination work exhibition MGN, Tobaksmagasinet, Jakobstad Art Museum, Pietarsaari
2005 Graphica Creativa ’05, Kuopukset/The Young Ones, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
2005 Art Night Vaasa, Deviate: Sini Björkholm and Jimmy Pulli, Vaasa
2005 Spotlight/Culture Night/Art Goes City, Deviate: Sini Björkholm and Jimmy Pulli, Pietarsaari
2005 Vaasan Taidegraafikot, October, Mustasaari Cultural Center, Mustasaari
2004 Spotlight/Culture Night/Art Goes City, Pietarsaari
2004 Joint exhibition, “Konstskolan 20”, Rådhusgalleriet, Uusikaarlepyy
2003 Spotlight/Culture Night, Pietarsaari
2003 Eldfest/Fire festival, Uusikaarlepyy
2001 Joint exhibition, Gallery Art Halvare, Oulu
2001 Joint exhibition, Liminka
2000 Joint exhibition Lapua Art Mill… Patruuna Gallery, Lapua
2000 Joint photo exhibition, Liminka
2000 Joint exhibition, Liminka

Public art:

2004 Ajan Kulku / Time Passing, Skogsparkens Skola, Nykarleby

Works in collections:

Private
Pro Artibus
Lakeuden Lähivakuutusyhdistys
Vasa Sjukvårdsdistrikt, Onkologiska avd.
City of Vaasa
Pohjalainen

Other:

2012 Kuntsi Museum for Modern Art, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vasa
2011-12 Ostrobothnian Museum, workshop mentor, Vasa
2011-12 Art teacher, Merenkurkun koulu, Vaasa
2009 Printmaking workshops, Österbottens barnkulturverk Bark
2009 Printmaking workshop, “Monikulttuuriset naiset”, Vaasa
2009 Kulturkarusellen K-65, Printmaking for elderly, Vaasa
2008- Timlärare, Korsholms vuxeninstitut
2008- 2009 Promotional art education, Vaasa
2008 Art workshop for daycare children, Malmögården daycare center, Vaasa
2008 Housing fair, Villa Laura, Vaasa
2008 Mentor, “Min värld blir din – med tre färger” Art workshop for kids, Folkhälsan
2007 Teacher in art, Vasa Arbis
2006 Illustrations for children’s book, with Jimmy Pulli
2000 Instructor in art camp for young and children, Liminka
2000-2001 Instructor in artclub for children, Liminka

Grants:

Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Ostrobothnia Regional Fund, 1/2 year working grant, 2012
Svenska Kulturfonden, project grant, 2012
Arts Council of Ostrobothnia, project grant, 2011
Svenska Kulturfonden, project grant, 2011
Svenska Kulturfonden, travel and residency grant, 2009
City of Vaasa, project grant, 2009
Svenska Kulturfonden, project grant, 2009
Svensk-Österbottniska Samfundet, project grant,2008
Svenska Kulturfonden 1-year working grant, 2008
Svensk-Österbottniska Samfundet 2007
Svenska Studiefonden 2004

Memberships:

Suomen Taidegraafikot
Ostrobothnian Artists’ Society
Vaasa Artists’ Guild
Vaasan Taidegraafikot
Lapuan Taiteilijaseura
Artists’ association Botnia