Curriculum Vitae

Iiu Susiraja

Born in Turku, Finland 15 September 1975

Education
MA in Fine Arts, Time and Space Department, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts 2013 -

Artist (photography), Turku University of Applied Sciences Art Academy 2008-2012

Bachelor of Arts (textiles), EVTEK University of Applied Sciences 2001-2005

Artisan (painter, Vantaa College of Arts and Design 1994-1996

Construction painting, Hervanta vocational school 1993-1994

Other studies
Photography, Paasikivi opisto 2007-2008

Design marketing, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences 2000-2001

Courses
Kisälli ceramics workshop, Kädentaito keskus (center for arts and crafts) 1997
Glass art course, Mynämäki College of Arts and design 1998

Awards
Third place the Seoul metropolitan of Art 2002

Membership
Peri ry
The Union of Artist Photographers

Collections
Heino Art Foundation

Rubell Family Collection
The Finnish museum of Photography
Kiasma, museum of contemporary art
The museum centre of Turku
Finnish National Gallery
Helsinki city Art museum
Stavanger museum
Gothenburgh Museum of Art
Päivi and Paavo Lipponen Collection

Grants
National council of Photograhic Art 2012 project grant
National council for the Visual Arts 2015 project grant
National council for the Visual Arts 2016 project grant
National council for the Audiovisual Arts 2016 Artist grant

Solo exhibitions

PS2 Gallery 2017 Of object and me
VB Photographic centre 2017 Happy hour
Ramiken crucible 2016 What am I?
Fotogalleriet Format 2016 Be boring Be happy
Photographic centre Peri 2016 Voin hyvin, kiitos
Hå gamle Prestegard 2016 Tunteiden niksi-pirkka
Photographic Centre Nykyaika 2015 Liika kiltteys ei kannata
Kluuvi gallery 2015 Tunteiden niksi-pirkka
Museum Anna Nordlander 2013 Beautiful error
Gallery Berner 2013 Perfect everyday life
Å Gallery 2012 Tuhmaa pullaa ja muita taiteellisia pelastuksia
Alkovi Gallery 2011 Taide löytyy jääkaapista
The Finnish museum of Photography 2011 Arjen tyylipuhdas suoritus
Lasipalatsi Film and Media centre 2010 Kohtuuttomuus katseessasi
Hansa shopping center 2010
B-gallery 2008 Paljas
Nunes Art gallery 2007 Hylkäys
Art gallery Piirto 2006 Hand-made-Horror
Lasipalatsi Film and Media centre 2005 Häirikkökarhut

Group exhibitions

Fiskars 2017 Greetings from SUOMI
Taidehalli museum 2017 Omakuva ajassa
Ars Nova & Aboa Vetus museum 2017 Minän teatteri
MEKEN Smedjebacken 2017 Identity
Gallery Salon Dahlmann 2017 Attempting ideal
India, Mumbai 2017 Photography the Female
Punkt O – Galleri F15 & Momentum 2016 Love of the real
Sinebrychoff Art museum 2016 Asetelma –elämä lautasella
Kunstverein Villa Streccius 2016 Irritierend heiter
Finnish cultural Institute in New York 2016 the Limits of Control
Tenerife espacio de las Artes 2016 Gestos Hacia uno Mismo
Kalmar konstmuseum 2015 No Bad Days
Organ Vida Festival Zagreb 2015 Frame stories
Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art 2015 Survival Kit 7
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt 2014 POTRETTI
Hyvinkää Art museum 2014 Heponauta
Helsinki city Art museum 2014 Yksin
Wäinö Aaltonen museum of art 2014 Adidasmies ja voimanainen
Kiasma 2013 Kiasma Hits
Warsaw Photo days 2013 Princess
Hyvinkää Art museum 2012 Annual Exhibition of the Union of Finnish Art Associations
Köysiratagalleria 2012 The 88th Annual Exhibition of the Turku Artists’ Association
ECCO, Centre of contemporary Art, Cadiz 2012 Alice in Wonderland
Oulu museum of Art 2012 Tunne
Arles 2012 Voies off Festival
Petit Bain 2012 SNAP! Picturalis Party
Jukka Male museum 2012 Tätä tietä! – This Way!
Photographic Center Peri 2012 En kirjoita mitään tarinaa
The Finnish museum of Photography 2011 2000&11 omakuvaa
Köysiratagalleria 2011 Piilossa
Pàlffy, Bratislava 2011 Re-exposure
Photographic Center Peri 2011 2000&11 omakuvaa
Gallery OyOy 2011 Mahtavat näkymät - Looking Forward
Gallery Rajatila 2011 MediaPyhät -Tissit
Jukka Male museum 2011 Mahtavat näkymät – Looking Forward
LOGOMO 2011 Alice in Wonderland
Artcenter Mältinranta 2010 ARTISTS 2010 - The 115th annual exhibition of Finnish artists
Köysiratagalleria 2010 Jokin meistä kaukaa taas palaa joelle kerran
Fotodepartament (St Petersburg) 2009
Köysiratagalleria 2009 Samassa pöydässä
B-gallery 2007 Cheap art party
Gallery Sinne 2007 Kaikki heti