CV

Ville Löppönen

born, 4.3.1980 Savonlinna, Finland

Lives and Works in Savonlinna, Finland

 

2015- Master Studies in 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

 

Solo Shows

2016 Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2015 Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli, Finland

2014 Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2013 The Bonnafont Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

2012 Galleria Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2010 Kustom Works Tattoo, Savonlinna, Finland

2008 Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

 

Group Exhibitions

 2017 beinArt Gallery, Small Works Show, Melbourne, Australia

2016 Culture Centre Sofia, Manifest of Stillness, Helsinki, Finland (curator and artist)

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

2012 Gallery 56, White Forest, Savonlinna, Finland

2012 Savonlinna Provincial Museum, Savonlinna, Finland

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

2011 Gallery 56, New Savonlinna, Savonlinna, Finland

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

2011 Oulun 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 Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland

2009 Buzz Gallery, Oakland, California, USA

2009 Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi, Finland

2009 Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

2008 Phillip J. Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of art + Design (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

2007 Shanin Afrassiabi`s Workshop, Gallery FAFA, Helsinki, Finland

2006 Finlandsinstitutet Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Upcoming

 2017 beinArt Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (Starts 8.4.2017)

2017 Portrait Now! Brewer J.C. Jacobsen Portrait Award, The Museum of National History          Fredriksborg Castle, Hillerod, Denmark, (Starts 10.5.2017)

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

2019 Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki

 

Art Fair

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

2012 VOLTA8 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

2011 Art Copenhagen The Nordic Art Fair, Kööpenhamina, Denmark

Art Hamptons, Bridgehampton, New York, USA

 

Works in Collections

Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli Finland

Finnish Art Society, Helsinki, Finland

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland

Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland

Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation

Mäntyharju Municipality, Mäntyharju, Finland

Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland

Savonlinna Christian Institute, Savonlinna, Finland

Oy Suomen Yritysjuridiikka Ab

Private Collections in USA, Canada, England, Australia, France, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finlnad and Lebanon