Miia-Mari Virtanen | About
Miia-Mari Virtanen is a visual artist based in Finland. With subtle details, fine shades and minimalistic yet immersive installations, her work is often seen as an intriguing combination of digital art and photography.
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MIIA-MARI VIRTANEN

VISUAL ARTIST

Miia-Mari Virtanen (b. 1991, Espoo) is a visual artist living and working in Helsinki, Finland. With subtle details, fine shades and minimalistic yet immersive installations, her work is often seen as an intriguing combination of digital art and photography. Virtanen holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Photography and is finishing her Master of Arts Degree in Photography at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

CONTACT

hello [a] miiamarivirtanen.com

WORKS AVAILABLE

Gallery Taik Persons
Lindenstraße 34
10969 Berlin
berlin [a] gallerytaikpersons.com

CV

Born in 1991 in Espoo, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki.

EDUCATION

2015– Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, FI

2016 Bachelor of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, FI

2011 Visual Artisan, Photography, Keuda Vocational College, Pekka Halonen Academy, FI

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2018 Paris Photo, Gallery Taik Persons, Paris, FR 

2018 Vienna Contemporary, Gallery Taik Persons, Vienna, AT

2018 Reflections: From Here to There, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE

2018 Switcheroo: A Storytelling Exhibition, Teurastamo, Helsinki, FI

2017 Test Lab: Duration, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki, FI

2015 Lopun alkuja, Jukka Male Museum, Helsinki, FI

2015 This time, [with] a hiccup of sound: like crashing waves, 2m2 Gallery, Helsinki, FI

2011 Piirtokulma, Camera Gallery, Helsinki, FI

2011 Pulssi, Cable Factory, Helsinki, FI

VIDEO SCREENINGS

2014 Sleepless, Nordic Freelance Conference 2014, Korsør, DK

PUBLICATIONS

2013 Väritettyjä totuuksia – Book of Lies, Musta taide, Helsinki, FI

GRANTS

2018 Aalto University

MEMBERSHIPS

The Photographic Artists’ Association in Finland, candidate member, FI
Kuvasto ry, FI
Vory, The Union of Student Photographers of Finland, FI

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Private collections in Finland

EXPERTISE

Photography
Videography & Editing
Visual Communication Design
Art Direction
Project Management
Social Media, Marketing & Analytics
Web Design

SELECTED COLLABORATIONS

Valio
LähiTapiola
GlaxoSmithKline
Mehiläinen
Sanoma Media
Sodexo
Edenred Finland
British Embassy Helsinki
Furuno Finland
Etera

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