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Curriculum vitae

Maija Holma
Kuva Tuomas Hallivuo
Photographer, BsocS (philosophy), born 1971 Jyväskylä, Finland; lives and works in Jyväskylä, Finland

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Solo exhibitions

2016 The Lost Project, Ti-la2016, Jyväskylä
2016 Reverse Alchemy, Photographic Centre Nykyaika, Tampere
2016 Reverse Alchemy, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2016 Reverse Alchemy, Galleria Uusi Kipinä/Kenno, Lahti
2014 Körper/Standard, Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi
2013 Instantgenius, Monitaidetila Ikkuna, Jyväskylä
2010 Series n:o 1, Galleria Maaret Finnberg Studio, Turku
2009 Brevis lux, Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki; Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä
2007 Stilleben, Rantagalleria, Oulu
2006 Stilleben, Galleria AMA, Turku; Viivytyksiä (Delays), Mikkeli photographic centre
2005 Galleria Hippolyte, Helsinki
1999 Mikkeli photographic centre; Laterna Magica, Helsinki; Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä
1998 Häme-Galleria, Lahti; Galleria Titanik, Turku
1995 Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
1998 – 2004 Alvar Aalto – A Gentler Structure for Life; in museums and galleries of architecture and design: Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Turkey, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Chile, Brasilia, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria

Selected Exhibitions Abroad

2014 Materialized out of Finland, Initial Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (Äkkigalleria 28, invited; Maija Holma, Leena Kangaskoski, Antti Laitinen, Emma Lappalainen, Janne Nabb & Maria Teeri, Jukka Silokunnas, Lassi Ursin)
2013 Ballad of a Standard/Selected Photoworks, Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany (Maija Holma, Tímea Mucsi)
2011 What Remains; Palácio do Manuel, Évora, Portugal (Päivi Hintsanen, Maija Holma, Minja Revonkorpi, Rita Vargas)
2011 Stills, Suomesta Galleria, Berlin (invited, Centre for Creative Photography)
2010 Disorientation, Art Zentr, Samara, Russia (invited; Sasha Auerbach, Wu Hao, Maija Holma, Ikuru Kuwashima, Thanasis Zacharopoulos; curator Anton Kalgaev)
2008 Tracing Love, International female photo exhibition, gallery Magacin, Belgrad, Serbia (juried)
2007 Journey Home, Art Museum, Novgorod, Russia; Art Hall, Petrozavodsk, Russia (group exhibition)
2006 La Galeria, Barcelona, Spain (solo exhibition)
2006 Omfalos – the Centre of the World, Exhibition Hall of the Philharmonic, Petrozavodsk, Russia
1998– Alvar Aalto – A Gentler Structure for Life; in museums and galleries of architecture and design: Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Turkey, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Iran

Group exhibitions

2016 Group Plankko, Höyry-galleria, Korpilahti, Jyväskylä
2015 Syyslaulu, Rööperin taidesalonki, Helsinki (Tuomas Hallivuo, Päivi Hintsanen, Maija Holma, Jari Järnström, Laura Miettinen, Anitta Ruotsalainen, Mika Vesalahti)
2015 Kaikilla mausteilla (With all spices), Jyväskylä Artists' Association, Haihatus, Joutsa
2015 Värivaloa (Coloured light), Jyväskylä Artists’ Society, Kuokkala church, Jyväskylä
2012 Ajattomuus (Timelessness) (Maija Holma, Marjatta Holma, Sakari Holma) Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2012 Cumulonimbus, Jyväskylä Artists' Society, Galleria Gjutars, Vantaa
2012 Allotment 3D, Jyväskylä Artists' Society, Höyry-galleria, Korpilahti
2012 What remains (Päivi Hintsanen, Maija Holma, Minja Revonkorpi, Rita Vargas) Galleria Nunes, Helsinki
2011 Päivi Hintsanen, Maija Holma, Minja Revonkorpi, Pekka Suomäki, Rita Vargas, Galleria Broms, Helsinki
2011 What remains, Palácio D. Manuel, Évora, Portugal
2011 Allotment, Jyväskylä Artists' Society, Höyry-galleria, Korpilahti
2009 Group RUMANA (Rune Snellman, Maija Holma, Jaana Kautto) Bar Vakiopaine, Jyväskylä
2008 Journey home, Art Museum, Jyväskylä
2007 Journey home, Art Museum , Novgorod, Russia; Art Hall, Petrozavodsk, Russia
2007 Group RUMANA (Rune Snellman, Maija Holma, Jaana Kautto) Kotka Photographic Centre; Taidepanimo, Lahti
2006 Yhtäällä – toisaalla (Maija Holma, Marjatta Holma) Museum of Central Finland, Jyväskylä
2006 Omfalos – the centre of the world, Exhibition Hall of the Philharmonic, Petrozavodsk, Russia

Joint exhibitions / invited

2013 Taidetta tiellä (Art on the Road), artworks on electricity distribution cabinets, Jyväskylä
2013 Musta hevonen (The Black Horse), Laajan galleria, Äänekoski, Finland
2012 Oasis and Floating Garden, Black Room of the Copper Smithy, Fiskars
2011 A6, Höyry-galleria, Korpilahti
2011 Juntonkalliolta Ylistarhaan, environmental art event, Kuhmoinen
2010 Disorientation, Art Zentr, Samara, Russia
2010 Art Today, Louhitalo, Eno
2009 UudenPolvenMuseo, Säynätsalo industrial building, Jyväskylä
2002 4 artists at Kerava, Kerava Art Museum
2001 Mänttä Art Festival
1999 Indoors/Outdoors, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma
1998 LANDSCAPE ’97, Valokuvakeskus Peri, Turku
1997 LANDSCAPE ’97, Jyväskylän Messukeskus
1995 LOITTO – 10 photographers, Design Museum, Helsinki

Joint exhibitions

2010–2013, 1999-2008, 1997 Annual exhibitions of the Jyväskylä Artists’ Society, Jyväskylä Art Museum; Museum of Central Finland
1996–2012 Regional exhibitions of photography; member exhibitions of the Centre for Creative Photography
1999 104. annual exhibition of Finnish Artists' Society, Taidehalli, Helsinki
1995 Nuoret/The Young 48, Taidehalli, Helsinki (Ducat Award)

Works in Collections

Finnish Museum of Photography, State of Finland, City of Jyväskylä, City of Keuruu, Centre for creative photography, Central Finland Health Care District

Recidencies, Projects

Santtu House, Keuruu, August 2014. Series The Obscure Clarity of Longing
Galerie Pleiku, Berlin, Germany, July 2013
Valóság residence, Budapest, Hungary, July 2012
Disorientation, Samara, Russia, April 2010
Journey home, environmental art projects, Varishpelda, Russia 2005; Jyväskylä 2006; Eno 2007
Sommerakademie Ohne Grenzen, Villa Grenzenlos, Potsdam, Germany, July 1999

Books

1998 Alvar Aalto – A Gentler Structure for Life, Rakennustieto Oy/Building Information Group

Work

1995– Photographer at the Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä
1999– Architectural photography for museums and architects
2010 Masterclass in architectural photography, University of Samara, Russia
2009 Silver gelatine print on different surfaces, Jyväskylä Institute of Adult Education
2007 Silver gelatine print on different surfaces, Turku Arts Academy
2001 Tutor, Studies in visual communication, University of Jyväskylä

Work as Publishing Editor

Annika Waenerberg & Satu Kähkönen (toim.): Taidetta tutkimaan. Menetelmiä ja näkökulmia, Kampus Kustannus 2012
Vakavalla tavalla onnellinen ja muita kertomuksia, Kampus Kustannus 2010
Mirolav Válek: Kosketuksia, Kampus Kustannus 2009
Architecture by Alvar Aalto, vol. 12. House of Culture, Alvar Aalto Museum 2008
Josef Sudek – The Commercial Photography for Družstevni práce, Alvar Aalto Museum 2003

Positions of Responsibility

2017– Chairperson of the Jyväskylä Artists' Association
2015–2016 Chairperson of the Arts Council of Central Finland
2013–2014 Artist member of the Arts Council of Central Finland
2010–2012 Chairperson of publishing board, Kampus Kustannus publishing house
2005–2008, 2013– Member of board, Jyväskylä Artists’ Society
2009–2010 Member of exhibition board, Jyväskylä Artists’ Society

Memberships

The Union of Artist Photographers, Jyväskylä Artists’ Association, Centre for Creative Photography, Plankko

Studies

2010 BsocS (philosophy), University of Jyväskylä
2004 – University of Jyväskylä
1995 Kankaanpää Art School, workshop of traditional printing methods
1990–94 Lahti Design Institute, photographer
1993 Matriculation examination
1989–90 Liminka Art School
1987–89 Savonlinna Art High School