Timo Kokko [CV]


EDUCATION
2014 Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
2004 South- Carelia polytechnic, Polytechnic Degree in Fine Arts and Design, sculpture, Imatra
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Oh, the Humanity! Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki
Oh, the Humanity! Galleria Ars Libera, Kuopio
2018 Momentary Appearance: Katharsis, Muu Cable gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Girandole, Taitokortteli, Joensuu
2017 Girandole, Lähigalleria, Keuruu
2016 Momentary Appearance, Satamankulma, Kuopio
2015 Momentary Appearance, Muu gallery, Helsinki
2012 Imagine, Eemil Halonen museum, Lapinlahti
2011 Random Lines, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
Random Lines, Galleria Kapriisi, Tampere
2010 KOKOT! Taitemia gallery, Kuopio
2009 Standing Water, Laterna Magica, Helsinki
2008 XXX, gallery Carree, Kuopio
2007 Muscle Memory, gallery 5, Oulu
2002 Kädenjälki (Hand trace), Burt's Cafe, Kuopio
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 M_itä? Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kuopio art museum
2018 Enlightenment, Northern photographic Centre, Oulu
Sculptures and Installations, (with Antti Immonen), Art museum Eemil, Lapinlahti
Performance Voyage 7- videoperformance tour: 
AKC Attack / Photo Film Studio Medika, Zagreb, Croatia
Pandeo, Mexico
Not Festival, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM)
ARS Film Festival AFF18, ARS house, Tallinn, Estonia
Kunstplass, Oslo, Norway
2017 Performance Voyage 7- videoperformance tour: 
Live Art Development Agency / Stour Space, Hackney Wick, London, UK
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden
Cine Olaya Centro Cultural, Lima, Peru
Top Schillerpalais, Berlin Art Week, Germany
Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Raczej Gallery / Pireus – Cultural Incubator & Perfex Project Wall, Poznań, Poland
The Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association LTMKS – Project Space Sodų 4, Vilius, Lithuania
Jyväskylä City of Light, Jyväskylä
2016 Seitsemän Jättiläistä, Kuopio Art Museum
2015 Fail – stage for abandoned art, Vapaan -taiteen tila, Helsinki
2014 Grey Cube Galleries, Korkeasaari Z00, Helsinki
Dlow - Drawings of Love, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki
2013 AARRE - Folklore in contemporary art, Gallery Tärinä, Riihimäki
SKjL 2013, Voipaala Art center, Valkeakoski
Kuvan kevät, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
Audiovisual Living room, The Finnish Institute, Stockholm
2012 Express 13, Fluid Gallery, Helsinki
L3, Jätkäsaari, Helsinki
Birds of a Feather Flock Together, FAFA gallery, Helsinki
2011 The Young Artist 2011, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki
2008 EVVIVA!, Kuopio Art museum
360, Area exhibition of the visual arts of North-Savo, painting performance Kuopio
Art hall Art Anna, Iisalmi
360, Area exhibition of the visual arts of South-Savo, Poleeni, Pieksämäki
2006 BONUS, area exhibition of the visual arts of North-Savo, Kuopio Art museum
2004 Voi olla totta (It can be true), Imatra Art museum
PERFORMANCES
2016 DESTABILISATION, ANTI's Living room, ANTI Festival
2013 Kirjottu Kaupunki, Multicoloured Dreams, construction fence painting, Helsinki
2012 Maja, environmental art workshop, Lapinlahti
2011 Aura, painting performance, Olohuone 306,4 km2, Turku
2010 Painting performance with Turmion Kätilöt, Kuopio rockcock
Veljmies, sculpture performance, Taidetori, Kuopio Harbour park
2009 Pro bus art, painting performance, Kuopio market place
2008 Juhannus, painting performance, 360, Area exhibition of the visual arts of North-Savo, Kuopio
GRANTS AND AWARDS
Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2015-2020
Regional Arts Council of North Savo, 2005-2007, 2009, 2015-2018
Finnish Cultural Foundation 2020
Finnish Cultural Foundation, North Savo regional fund 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
City of Kuopio 2005-2009
Artist studio grant, City of Kuopio, 2005-2010, 2018, 2020-2021

Award of Juho Rissanen 2007
Scholarship, South-Carelia polytechnic 2004
PUBLIC ARTWORKS
Valoaallonmurtaja/Lightwavebreaker, with sculptor Antti Immonen and Lite-design, Savonlinna illumination, 2020
Girandole, Temporary public artwork, Jyväskylä City of Light, 2017
Bonsai, Haapaniemi parking hall, Kuopio
ARTWORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Sokos Hotel Aleksanteri
Jätekukko Oy
Kuopio Art Museum
Private collections
OTHER
Above/Below, Association for Rural Culture and Education´s Citytorppari- project, 2020
KELP! Future food- workshop, ANTI- Festival, Kuopio, 2020
Future DiverCities Artist Laboratory, ANTI- festival, Kuopio, 2018
Chairman, Ars Libera, Art association of Kuopio 2015-2019
Sculptor's assistant, 2017
Assistant technician for the Sculpture Department, Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki 2012, 2013
Instructor, Institute of fine arts,sculpture, Lahti University of Applied Sciences 2010
Sculpture teacher, Adult education center of Kuopio 2009-2010
Visual art teacher, Academy of design,Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Kuopio 2008-2010
Sculpture workshop for children and young people, Kuopio Art museum 2008
Curator, Ars libera, TÄSSÄ=NYT (HERE=NOW) exhibition 2008
Sculpture teacher, Pohjois-Savon Opisto, Kuopio 2005-2008
MEMBERSHIPS
FLASH Finnish Light Art Society
The Finnish Bioart Society
Street Art Association Urbaani ry
Muu ry
Gramex ry
Teosto ry
Kuvasto ry
Ars Libera, Art association of Kuopio
RESIDENCIES
2019 Finnish Art Association, Marbella, Spain
2016-2019 Majaoja foundation, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Finnish Art Association, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014, -15, -19, -20 Academy of Fine Arts, Utö, Finland
2014 Academy of Fine Arts,Berlin, Germany