About & CV

1952 Born in Rauma Email: jarmoesa@gmail.com Lives and works in Helsinki

EDUCATION

1970-74 The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
1970-71 The University of Art and Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Sara Hildénin taidemuseo, Tampere
2017 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
2017 Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
2015 Mirror Neuron, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki , Finland
2014 LUX Art Institute, San Diego, USA
2013 Masculine ventriloquism, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland Market Art fair, Galerie Forsblom, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Pori art museum, Pori, Finland Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin , Germany
2011 Galerie Favardin & De Verneuil, Paris, France Gallerie Koivulinna, Pukkila, Finland
2010 Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finland Galerie Michael Schultz, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland Galleria Pictor, Nummela, Finland
2008 Helsinki City art Museum, Helsinki, Finland Galleria Orton, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki, Finland
2004 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland Galleria Mälkki, Tampere, Finland Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 Gallery Eve Pinomaa, Hanko, Finland
2002 Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
1999 Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland Pukkila Art house, Pukkila, Finland
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Cathedral crypt, Helsinki, Finland
1994 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1992 Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland Frank Bustamante Gallery, New York, USA
1991 Galerie Grafiart, Turku, Finland
1990 Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
1982 Galerie of artist union, Moscow, Soviet Union Modern art museum, Odessa, Soviet Union
1970s-80s Numerous solo exhibitions in Finland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Triumph Gallery, Moscow
2016 Rakkaudella Heino, HAM Helsingin taidemuseo
2016 Snakeville, Haugart artmuseum, Tonsberg, Norway
2015 Dark Days, Bright Nights , Kemper museum, Kansas City, USA
2014 Keramiikka tilassa, Taideteollisuusmuseo, Helsinki, Finland The Big Pictures, amos Anderssons art museum, Helsinki , Finland Processen, Avesta Art, Avesta, Sweden Now you see, Rox Gallery, New York, USA
2013 A Sense of Time – the Story of OMA’s collection, Oulu Museum of Art OMA, Oulu, Finland Nordic Art Trienal, Eskilstuna, Sweden Pearls, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland Sweet n’ Rotten, The shared world of Jarmo Mäkilä and Rauha Mäkilä, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland Drawing in the flesh, Art Museum of Vantaa, Vantaa, Finland
2012 carnagie art award The Stenersen Museum , Oslo, Norway The Royal Academy of fine arts, Stockholm, Sweden Amos Andersons Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland Sophienholm, Lyngby, Denmark Biennale Balticum, Art museum of Rauma, Finland Op-Pop- Post, art museum of Pori, Finland
2011 Isä ja äiti, Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä, Finland Kesä – Sommar – Summer 2011, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland Le Mal de Montano, Galerie Favardin & De Verneuil, Paris, France Art and Comics, Art museum of Tuusula, Finland
2007 Time of animals, Finnish National gallery Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland I want to be a dog, art museum of Rauma, Finland Lönström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2003 Popcorn and politics – Activists of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki , Finland
2000 Nordic Postmodernism, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
1999-2000 The Painting, Painters Union 70-year anniversary exhibition , Finland
1999 International art, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
1997 Suomi – kuva, art Villa Wegelius, Ikaalinen, Finland Smart Show goes to sea, Helsinki – Stockholm
1994 Finnish art Triennial of Helsinki – St Petersburg (Finnish Artists’ Association), Finland – Russia
1993 Kaikista lapsuuden huoneista, Oulu City Art Museum, Finland
1992 Art, Frank Bustamante Gallery, New York, USA
1991 Galerie Pelin 10-year anniversary exhibition, Helsinki, Finland Contemporary Finnish Art, St Petersburg, Soviet Union
1990 Valo-kuva, Finnish Printmakers Exhibition, finland
1989 Synty ja kuolema, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
1988 Kuuntelu, Finnish Painters’ Union exhibition, Helsinki, Finland Finnish contemporary art exhibition, Havana, Cuba
1985 Taiteilijaa tapaamassa, the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts touring exhipition, Finland Biennale Balticum, Rauma, Finland
1984 “Nordic picture ‘- touring exhibition, DDR
1981 Young artists, Helsinki, Finland Finnish contemporary art exhibition, Moscow, Soviet Union Cagnes-sur-Mer, an international painting exhibition, France
1979 Kantaryhmä – Group Exhibition , Tampere, Finland Finnish Painters’ Union 50th anniversary exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
1978 78-realist – exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
1977-78 Finsk bild – exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden
1977 Biennale Balticum, Rauma, Finland
1974 Finnish Fine Arts Association exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
1974-87 Finnish Artists exhibitions, Helsinki, Finland
1970-84 Young Artists Exhibitions, Helsinki, Finland
1970 Kolpino, Soviet Union

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Aine Art Museum, Finland Amos Anderson Art Museum, Finland Espoo Art Museum, Finland Finnish National Gallery Ateneum, Finland Helsinki Art Museum, Finland Kerava Art Museum, Finland Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Finland Kuopio art musem, Finland Mikkeli Art Museum, Finland Oulu City Art Museum, Finland Pori Art Museum, Finland Pushkin Museum, Russia Rauma Art Museum, Finland Salo art museum, Finland Salvador Allende Museum, Chile Sara Hilden Art museum, finland Turku Art Museum, Finland Vantaa Art Museum, Finland Wäinö aaltonen museum, Finland Altia Group art Collection, Finland City of Kuusankoski art collection, Finland City of Rovaniemi art collection, Finland City of Seinäjoki art collection, Finland City of Vaasa art collection, Finland Eläkesysteemi Collection, Finland Rafaela§Kaj Forsblom Collection, Finland Finland State art collection Pekka Halonen Collection, finland Heino art collection, Finland Aune Jääskeläinen art collection, Finland Eevi and Jalmari Karhula Foundation, Finland Johan König collection, Sweden Nordic collection of Helsinki, Finland Nordea art collection, Finland OKO art collection, Finland Paulo Foundation, Finland Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland Lars Swanljung art collection, Finland Wihuri Foundation, Finland

PUBLIC WORKS

1999 “Tähtitaivaan alla”, Vartiokylä church, Helsinki, Finland “Promise Kept”, Eläkesysteemi Oy Ab, Helsinki, Finland “Sininen tulevaisuus”, Helsinki, Finland
1992 Ingmarsat ” Linnunrata”, London, England

AWARDS

2016 Helsingin Fredikanterassin avoin taidekilpailu, finalisti
2016 Helsingin Kalasataman taidekilpailu, Loviseholminpuiston 2. palkinto
2012 Carnagie Art awards nomination
2002 Pro Finlandia
1998 Vuoden kultahuippu, the best illustration and graphic design
1985 Kuopio Music Centre, the wall painting competition Biennale Balticum Award, Rauma
1983 Finnish Artists’ Association Award
1981 Helsinki city wall painting competition
1977 Gulf of Bothnia biennale medal
1974 Pablo Neruda –competition Honorary Award
1973 Finnish Art Society ducat award

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

toim. Arja Elovirta: Sweet n’ Rotten, Jarmo Mäkilän ja Rauha Mäkilän jaettu maailma , Kerava Art Museum 2013, Altti Kuusamo: Poikavuosien hymytön maailma, Pori art museum 2012, Tuula Karjalainen: suden vuosi, galerie Heino 2011, Christoph tannert: kinderkreuzzug, galerie Michael Schultz 2010, Mika Hannula: Tulevan menneet, Helsinki art museum 2008, Art Pinx, Kuvankertojat 2003, Michael Casey: The postavant- garde 2000, Leena-Maija Rossi: Taide vallassa 1999, Art 1/99, Aavekaupunki 1998 Paula Holmila TV 1, Terttu Kivirinta: Galleria Pelin 1981 – 1991 Art 1/95, Kivirinta- Pohjola – Rossi: Koko hajanainen kuva, Suomalaisen taiteen 80 – luku 1991, Kimmo Sarje: Realismi ja utopiat 1991, Michael Casey: Painting In Finland Scandinavian review 1990, Michael Casey: New Image – Fantasian maisema 1990, Kimmo Sarje: Siksi 1988, Altti Kuusamo: Uponnut Atlantis 1988

TEACHING

1993-94 Academy of Fine Arts, painting, acting professor
1988-89 Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
1978-88 University of Art and Design

MEMBERSHIPS

Finnish Artists’ Association / Association of Painters The Helsinki Artists’ Association

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