MAIJA LUUTONEN

Born 1978 Helsinki, Finland


Studies

2006 MFA The Finnish Academy of Fine Art


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Draft and Float, kim? Center for Contemporary Art, Riga
2016 Soon, SIC, Helsinki
2016, Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey, KRETS, Malmö
2015 F, Galerie Anhava
2012 Dedicated, SIC, Helsinki
2009 New Works, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2008 Changes, Helsinki Art Museum Project Space, Kluuvi Gallery
2005 Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2003 The Gallery of the Finnish Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016

(In)Visible Drams and Streams, Bergs Bazaar, Riga; CAC, Vilnius; Arsiroom, Tallinn; Gallery Augusta, Helsinki
The Pleasure Principle, Sinne, Helsinki
Touch, Saastamoinen foundation collection exhibition, EMMA Museum of Modern Art, Espoo

2015

ABOUT THE FEELING WHEN YOU ARE GOING UP THE STAIRS IN THE DARK AND YOU STUMBLE,
BECAUSE YOU ARE EXPECTING ANOTHER STEP, BUT YOU’RE ALREADY AT THE TOP, KARST, Plymouth,

Eva, Pamela, Victoria..., Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen

Society Acts, kim? Contemporaray Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

Affective Attunements, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen

2014

Society Acts – The Moderna Exhibition 2014, Moderna Museet Malmö

Initiatives for Individuality, Untitled. Art, Miami, USA

Mänttä Art Festival

ARCOmadrid / Opening

Nix, SIC, Helsinki

2013
Stopped Clocks in Places of Busyness, Fold Gallery, London

Disclaimer, Galerie Opdahl, Stavanger

Kopioitu, Komplot, Brussels and SIC, Helsinki

Sol LeWitt Loves Pancakes, Ausstellungsraum Zip, Basel

Waiting fof Further Instructions, with Marianne Spurr, Cigarrvägen 13, Stockholm

24 Spaces - A Cacophony, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

2012
Dimensions of Sharing, Suzanna Asp, Maija Luutonen, Sini Pelkki and Pilvi Takala,
Overgaden Institue for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

Myymälä2 10 Years, Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki

Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm

2011
Young Artists 2011, Helsinki Kunsthalle

Snooze II, Detroit Gallery, Stockholm

2010
Alt_Cph10 Art Fair, Copenhagen

2009
Premonitions, Gallery Myymälä2, Oksasenkatu 11 and HIAP Project Room, Helsinki

Camouflages, Peri Centre For Photography, Turku

2008
Artfair Suomi, Muu – gallery, Helsinki

Night On Earth, MOCA Shanghai, China,

2007
Sparkling, Helsinki Kunsthalle

Four Artists From Helsinki, Gallery Linda, Hamburg

Good Deeds, Heteka Factory, Helsinki

2006
Horsepower, Helsinki Art Museum

Best in show, Gallery Krista Mikkola

2005
Gallery 21 / Büro 21, Malmö, Sweden

2004
The spring show of the Finnish Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki Kunsthalle

A group exhibition curated by the artist Stephan Jung,
Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin



Selected Grants / Residencies
2015
The Arts Council of Finland, one year working grant
2014
Kone Foundation
2013
The Arts Council of Finland, one year working grant
2012
Recipient of the 2012 Ducat Prize
2010
Finnish Cultural Foundation, One year working grant
2009
Residency / Finnish Cultural Institute in New York
2007
The Arts Association of Finland, young artists grant


Works in Public Collections

The Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
The State Art Collection FI
HAM / Helsinki Art Museum
EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art / Saastamoinen Foundation
Wihuri Foundation
The Arts Association of Finland
Kuntsi Museum of Art / Lars Swanljung Collection