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Ville Löppönen

born 1980 Savonlinna, Finland

Lives and Works in Finland

 

Studies

2018 Master of Orthodox Theology, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu

2007 Master of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland

2002 Liminka Art School, Liminka, Finland

1999 Savonlinna Senior Secondary School of Art, Savonlinna, Finland

 

Selected Solo Shows

2016 Helsinki Contemporary, Contemplation, Helsinki, Finland

2015 Mikkeli Art Museum, Painter Between Icon and Landscape, Mikkeli, Finland

2014 Helsinki Contemporary, Ghosts, Helsinki, Finland

2013 The Bonnafont Gallery, Broken Halo, San Francisco, CA, USA

2012 Galleria Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, I Killed My God, Helsinki, Finland

2010 Kustom Works Tattoo, In the Walk-in Closet, Savonlinna, Finland

2008 Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Mortification, Helsinki, Finland

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Portrait Now! Brewer J.C. Jacobsen Portrait Award, Ljungberg museum, Sweden

2017 Portrait Now! Brewer J.C. Jacobsen Portrait Award, The Museum of National History Fredriksborg Castle, Hillerod, Denmark

2017 beinArt Gallery, Stark Realism, Melbourne, Australia

2017 beinArt Gallery, Small Works Show, Melbourne, Australia

2016 Culture Centre Sofia, Manifest of Stillness, Helsinki, Finland

2016 beinArt Gallery, Inaugural Group Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Joensuu Art Museum ONNI, Interior Castle, Joensuu, Finland

2014 De Luca Fina Art, Sincerely, Toronto, Canada

2013 CoproGallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA

2013 Portrait Now! Brewer J.C. Jacobsen Portrait Award, The Museum of National History Fredriksborg Castle, Hillerod, Denmark

2012 The Last Rites Gallery, Taboo, New York City, NY, USA

2011 Cellspace, Cowboys and Indians, San Francisco, CA, USA

2011 Kristinehamn Museum of Art, Nordic Darkness, Kristinehamn, Sweden

2011 Oulu Art Museum, Close to a Wonder, Oulu, Finland

2010 Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti, Virtually Real, Helsinki, Finland

2009 – 2010 Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti FINLANDIA 200 – Finnish Portraiture 1809-2009, Helsinki, Finland

2009 Buzz Gallery, Oakland, California, USA

2009 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

2008 Phillip J. Steele Gallery, RMCAD, Denver, CO, USA

2008 The Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan, Manchester, England

2007 Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland

2007 Musée de Marrakech, Cultural fusion, Marrakech, Marocco

2006 Finlandsinstitutet Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Art Fair

2013 TIAF (Toronto International Art Fair), Toronto, Canada

2012 VOLTA8 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

2011 Art Copenhagen The Nordic Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Art Hamptons, Bridgehampton, New York, USA

 

Works in Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli Finland

Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland

Finnish Art Society, Helsinki, Finland

Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation, Finland

Mäntyharju Municipality, Mäntyharju, Finland

Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland

 

In Private Collections in

USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Lebanon