Curriculum Vitæ

Antti Tanttu

Born in 1963, Spain
Lives in Espoo, works in Helsinki, Finland

Art education

1984-89   The Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

Solo exhibitions

2016
Aura Gallery, Turku, Finland
2015
Kuhmo Arts centre, Kuhmo, Finland
2014 
Gallen-Kallela Museo, Espoo, Finland
2013
Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finland
2012
Galleria Himmelblau, Tampere, Finland
2011
Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finland
2009
Galleria Orton, Helsinki, Finland
2008
Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finland
2006
Galleria AMA, Turku, Finland
2004 
Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finland
2003
Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
Joensuu Art Museum, Joensuu, Finland
Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
2001
Gallery Ama, Turku, Finland
2000
Gallery Kari Kenetti, Helsinki, Finland
1997 
Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
1995
Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
1993
Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
1991
Wihuri Foundation Prize Exhibition
Nordic Art Center, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland &
Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland &
Norrtälje Art Hall, Norrtälje, Sweden
Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland
1989
Graphic Artists´ Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Group exhibitions

2016
Finlayson Art Area, Tampere, Finland
Pyhäniemi 2016, Pyhäniemen kartano, Hollola, Finland
2015 
The Carousell of Memories, The old Glass Factory, Riihimäki, Finland
Out of the Box, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
Uncovered, Finnish Contemporary Art, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland
Forum box / Mediabox, Helsinki, Finland
State+, The former Turku county prison, Kakola hill, Turku, Finland
2014

Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2013
Drawing the line, ArtKapsule, London, United Kingdom
Veteen piirretty viiva, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland
2012
Polar oid, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
2011
Belive it or not, Helsinki Art Museum, Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
2010
Kipu, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
Laitumella, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland
2008
PIXAR – 20 Years of Animation, Helsinki Art Museum, TennisPalace, Helsinki, Finland
2007
Political / Poetical, 14th Tallinn Print Triennal, Kumu, Tallinn, Estonia
Finnish Graphic Art, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
The 5th Triennal of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2006
Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Horsepower, Helsinki City Art Museum, Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
Mirror of the Wood, Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland
Draw, Gallery of Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2005 
Turku biennale 2005, Ars Nova Museum, Turku, Finland
Fiskars Labyrinth, Fiskars Copper Smithy, Fiskars, Finland
Finnish Woodcut and Linocut, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
View05, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland
2004
Mirror of the Wood, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Nebraska, USA
2002
The Magic of Woodcut, Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland
2001 
Hockey Flowers, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland & Wäinö Aaltonen
Art Museum, Turku, Finland & Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
Today´s Future, Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland
2000
Nordic Postmodernism, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
6th International Graphic Art Triennial of the Baltic Countries, Kaliningrad-Königsberg, Russia
Finnish Graphic Art, Gallery Lavra, Kyiv, Ukraine
1999
Lamina Magica, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Northern Echoes, Contemporary Finnish Art, The Chech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague &
The West Bohemian Gallery, Plzen & The Gallery of Fine Art, Ostrava, The Czech Rebublic
1998
Nordic Graphic Triennial, Nordens Hus, Reykjavik, Iceland
Den Gyldne, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
1996
Paper Mirror, Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland & Sinebrychoff
Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Comp i box, Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
1995 
Xylon-100 Years of Finnish Woodcuts, Curated by Antti Tanttu
Akseli Gallén-Kallela Museum, Espoo, Finland
Interior Decoration is Art, Gallerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
1994
Fairwind, Hanko, Finland
1993
Four Artists in Kerava, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
Choices, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
1991
Young Artists´ Exhibition, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
Ars Rauma, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
Young Artists´ Triennial of Baltic Countries, Vilnius, Lithuania
1990
Intergrafik Triennale, Berlin Ausstellungszentrum am Fernsehturm, Berlin, Germany
Finland in Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark
1989 
Finnish Graphic Art, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Filmfestivals

2015
In the Move, Videonale, Konstmuseum Bonn,
In Motion Animation Festivaali, Aberdeen, Scotland
Kinos Festivaali, Lahti, Finland
Nyrjähdyksiä, Joensuu Art Museum, Finland
2013
Fin La! La! La! Finlândia-Brasil, Museu De Arte Modena De Sao Paulo, Brasilia
2012
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, Bristol, U.K.
Hidden & forbidden identities, Venice, Italy
42nd Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland
Helsinki Short Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2011
Animax Skopje Animation Festival, Skopje, The Republic of Macedonia
2010
Asolo Art Film Festival Asolo, Italy
Cartes Flux, Helsinki
Public Screens, Stavanger, Norway
2009
VIDEOEX – Film & Video Festival, Zürich, Switzerland
2008
The Derlon Theatre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
International Animation Festival Hiroshima 2008
Seasons Videos, Tournafeuille, FrancE
2006
Focus Finlande, Galerie B-312, Montreal, Canada
VERA, Filmfestival Marienhamn, Åland, Finland
View06 – Festival of Finnish Media Art, Helsinki, Finland
Tampere Filmfestival, Tampere, Finland
Breaking The Ice, Bonn Art Museum, Germany
Loop – The Place for Videoart Lovers, Barcelona, Spain
PureScreen, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, U.K.
The Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sverige
2005  22nd Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, Kassel, Germany
Videomeja, City Gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenergo
Kosmopolis – International Festival of Literature, Barcelona, Spain
2005 
Urban Flesh and Blood, Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Russia
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany
Videonale 10, Bonn, Germany
View05 – Festival of Finnish Media Art, Helsinki, Finland
View05 on tour, Tampere Filmfestival, Tampere, Finland
Stuttgart Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany
2004
Nordisk Panorama Filmfestival, Reykjavik, Iceland
Split Filmfestival, Split, Croatia
Invideo 2004 Filmfestival, Milano, Italy
Trampoline Filmfestival, Prater Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany
View on Board – LOVE BOAT, ISEA04, Festival Ferry Helsinki-Stockholm-Tallinn
Katakomben Exhibition of International Artists, Der Erste Stock, Berlin, Germany
Paris Tout Court Festival, Paris, France
Kettupäivät, Helsinki, Finland
2003
View03 – Finnish media art festival, Helsinki

Awards

2016  Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2006  Finnish Kalevala Society
1991  The Ducat Award, Finnish Art Society
1990  Special Award, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

Public Art Works

Viikki Church, 2005, Helsinki, Finland

Memberships

The Finnish Artist’s Association
The Association of Finnish Printmakers
The Artist’s Association of Helsinki
AV-arkki – the Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art
Forum box

Collections

Amos Anderson Art Museum
City of Espoo
City of Vantaa
City of Tampere
Finnish Art Society
Helsinki City Art Museum
House of Parliament of Finland
Hämeenlinna Art Museum
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
Kerava Art Museum
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Lahti Art Museum
Loppi Municipality
Oulu Art Museum
Parish Union of Helsinki
Rovaniemi Art Museum
Saastamoinen Foundation
Sara Hildén Art Museum
The State of Finland
The State of Sweden

Art teaching

The Aalto University, Helsinki, Part-time teacher, 2015-2017
Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Professor of the Printmaking Department, 2004-2009
Academy of Fine Arts, Woodcut workshops, 1998-2003
Academy of Fine Arts, Part-time teacher/ drawing, 1996-1997
The University of Art and Design, Part-time teacher / Printmaking, 1990-1995