Samppa Törmälehto

born 1977 in Rauma, lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

Education:

2011-2013 Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts (MA)
2000-2004 Tampere University of Applied sciences, Fine Art (BA)
1999/2000 Pori Art School

Selected solo exhibitions:

2016 "King of the Hill", ARTag Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2015 "Cruising for Bruising", Make Your Mark Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Soul Kitchen, Helsinki, Finland
2012 "Easy on Sundays", Forum Box, Helsinki
2011 "It´s All Old Bollocks", Galerie Z, Stuttgart, Germany
2010 Gallery Husa, Tampere, Finland
2009 LARM gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 gallery Husa, Tampere, Finland
2007 gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
2007 ”Below the Blue Sky”, gallery Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2006 ”Along the Wunderbaum Road”, young artist 2006 in Satakunta, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
2005 “Route 8 and Blueberry”, Muu gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Vrije Academie, Hague, Holland
2002 “Interior Vitamins”, gallery Quartair, Hague, Holland

Selected group/juried exhibitions:

2015 ”From the Box”, Culrural centre of Prague, Czech rep.
2015 Beijing biennale, Beijing, China
2014 "Cosmogramma", Madrid, Spain
2014 Bukowskis, Helsinki, Finland
2013 ”Sublimate Sublime Subliminal”, Lloyds Club, London, England
2013 “Sublimate Sublime Subliminal”, Underdog gallery, London, England
2012 “Ernst ist nur der Anfang”, Berlin, Germany
2012 “Junge Kunst in Gütersloh”, gallery Siedenhans & Simon, Gütersloh, Germany
2011 Uferhallen Cultural Center, Berlin, Germany
2011 Magma, Gallery Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
2011 RE/VOLT, Gallery Kalhama & Piippo Contemporary, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Pirkanmaa triennial, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2009 Vibrations, Vääksy summer exhibition, Vääksy, Finland
2008 FIN., gallery Quartair, Hague, Holland
2008 Mänttä 2008 art festival, Mänttä, Finland
2008 Beijing biennale, Beijing, China
2008 Finnish Breakfast, Larm gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 ”Zoo”, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Ars Kärsämäki 2007, Kärsämäki, Finland
2006 Purnu 2006, Purnu, Finland
2006 Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2006 N.o.D. –gallery, Praque, Czech
2004 ”Pimiää menoa”, Rauma art museum, Rauma, Finland
2004 Art of Analyste, Sanomatalo, Helsinki, Finland
2004 PAM!, Vapriikki, Tampere
2003 ”Grand Vääntö”, Lapponica-hall, Rovaniemi
2002 ”Must eat it all”, Haihara Art Center, Tampere, Finland

Paintings in public collections:

-Tampere Art Museum
-Sara Hildén Art Museum
-Saastamoinen foundation
-Vihuri foundation
-Henna and Pertti Niemistö Foundation (Hämeenlinna Art Museum, saving)
-Helsinki City Art Museum
-Finnish Art Society, lottery prize
-Lönnström Art museum
-Finnish Association of People with Mobility Disabilities, Hervanta,Tampere
-City of Tampere