Kirsi Mikkola

Biography

geboren/ born 1959 in Helsinki, Finland
lebt und arbeitet/ lives and works in Berlin, Germany

AUSBILDUNG / EDUCATION

Since 2014
Professor for Fine Art, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Austria

1991
Meisterschüler, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany

1986-1991
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany

1985-1986
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

SAMMLUNGEN / COLLECTIONS

CentrePasquArt, Biel, Switzerland

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN (Auswahl) / SOLOEXHIBITION (selection)

2020
"Incubator, a bit more soul", Forum Box, Helsinki, Finnland

2019
"Embraced and Set Free Wildly and Tenderly", Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany

2013
"Qumquat", carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

2012
CentrePasquArt, Biel, Switzerland

2011
"Abschied der Lumpenliese", carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

2010
"Dark Core Breathing", carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany Flex, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2004
Galerie Sculptor, Helsinki, Finland

1996
Galerie Gebauer, Berlin, Germany 1995 BravinLee Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Muu Gallery,Helsinki, Finland

1994
BravinLee Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Ruth Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1993
"White Columns", New York, NY, USA
Galerie Gebauer & Günther, Berlin, Germany
"Konstmuseet", Malmö, Sweden

1992
"Trial Balloon", New York, NY, USA
Pieni Agora-Galleria, Helsinki, Finland

GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN  / GROUP EXHIBITION

2021
"The Class of Kirsi Mikkola. The Young Painters Show in Berlin", Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, Germany

2016
"If only Bella Abzug were here", Marc Straus, New York, USA

2015
"Landschaften und Vergessen II", Magazin4, Bregenz, Austria

2014
"Bilder zwischen den Zeilen", Kapitel 2, Finnland Institut, Berlin, Germany
"Pictures between the lines", Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany
"rip, cut - grow", Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
"Splendid Views, Works From The Miettinen Collection", Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany

2013
"Sommerprogramm", Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany
"salondergegenwart 2013", Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany

2012
"New Abstractions", White Trash Contemporary, Hamburg, Germany

2011
"Paper A – Z", Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2010
"From the Sublime to the Ridiculous", Teverina Fine Art, Athens, Greece
"Export - Import", Taidehalli - Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2009
"Mäntän Kuvataideviikot", Mänttäa-Vilppula, Finland 2008 Image and After, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

2001
Interface - kosketuspintoja - kontaktytor, Göteborg Museum of Art, Göteborg, Sweden

1996
"Comic Inspirations", Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Gramercy International, New York, NY, USA

1995
"Chroniques New Yorkaises", Soho Festival, Agnes b, New York, NY, USA
"A Vital Matrix", Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA, USA Estradi, Helsinki, Finland
"Menschenbilder", Galerie Gebauer & Günther, Berlin, Germany

1994
"Toys Are Us", Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY, USA
"Sex", Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Multiples", n.b.k., Berlin, Germany
"Update", White Columns, New York, NY, USA
"The Game Show", Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA, USA
"Sculpture", Tom Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO, USA

1993
"Blue Velvet", Galerie Gebauer & Günther, Berlin, Germany
"Interzone", John Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Transit Art", The Finnish National Museum, Helsinki, Finland

1992
"Little Women, Little Men", White Columns, New York, NY, USA
Galerie Gebauer & Günther, Berlin, Germany
Pieni-Agora Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

1991
"Perlen für die Säue", Galerie Laden für Nichts, Berlin, Germany

1990
"Kunstszene Berlin", Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

1989
"Freie Berliner Kunstausstellung", Berlin, Germany Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
"Potpourri", Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany

1988
"Freie Berliner Kunstausstellung", Berlin, Germany

1987
"Exposition des Jeunes", Grand Palais, Paris, France

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