Vilma Määttänen

b. 1989, Finland. Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden and Karjalohja, Finland

Vilma Määttänen has exhibited in multiple group exhibitions and a solo exhibition in Finland and Sweden. Vilma Määttänen’s practice includes painting, moving images and sculpture. She is deeply interested in the materiality of painting, and produces most of her pigments herself from raw materials found in her environment.

Vilma Määttänen

Solo Exhibitions

2019 – Liikkuva Linna, Project Room, Helsinki

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

  • 2021 – Time Machines and Utopias, The Museums of Gallen-Kallela, Ainola and Visavuori, Helsinki and Valkeakoski
  • 2020 – At Home, with Shirin Hotta, Pocket-Gallery, Helsinki
  • 2019 – Together.Differently., Curated by the collective Expodium, Project Room, Helsinki
  • 2019 – Pielenmaisema, Ars Kärsämäki, Kärsämäki
  • 2019 – Kuvan Kevät, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
  • 2018 – Bulletin, Mindepartementet, Stockholm
  • 2018 – Rajallisia tilaisuuksia, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
  • 2017 – BFA exhibition, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
  • 2017 – Fondia, Helsinki
  • 2016 – Boarderline, Tasku-gallery, Helsinki
  • 2016 – RE:VIEW, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

Awards & Residencies

  • 2019 – Gloria´s open studios, New York City
  • 2017 – Academy of Fine arts residency, Berlin
  • 2018 – Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts grant

Collections

  • Suomen Taideyhdistys teosarpajaiset 2019, Helsinki
  • Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts collection, Helsinki

Education

  • 2020 – Cultural studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2019 – Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts, Helsinki
  • 2017 – BFA Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts, Helsinki
  • 2014 – Gerlesborgsskolan Bohuslän, Sweden

Works by Vilma Määttänen

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