Born 1981 in Helsinki, lives and works in Helsinki.

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Education
rn2011 University of Art and Design Helsinki
rn(now Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Archtecture), MA
rn2004 Arts Academy/Turku Polytechnic, BA

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Solo Exhibitions
rn2017 'Sisters of Persephone' Leica Gallery, Istanbul, TR
rn2017 Galleria Ama, Helsinki, FI
rn2017 Über das Sichtbare, Kunstverein Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
rn2016 the light of other days, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
rn2014 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
rn2014 Turku Art Museum, Studio, Turku, Finland
rn2013 abc – art berlin contemporary, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, Germany
rn2013 Viime vuodet / Recent years, Gallery Ama, Helsinki, Finland
rn2013 Diaphane, La grange, Montreuil-sur-Bréche, France
rn2012 Kamaraden, Stockholm, Sweden
rn2012 She resembles, Gallery Photology, Milan, Italy
rn2011 Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany
rn2011 Chapter V, VB-Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland
rn2011 Beings are silent, Gallery TH13, Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Bern, Switzerland
rn2010 Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
rn2010 Finnish Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
rn2010 Chapter IV, Gallery TAIK, Berlin, Germany
rn2010 Gallery Ama, Helsinki, Finland
rn2010 Young Artist of the Year 2010, Tampere Art museum, Finland
rn2008 Inner Yard / Sisäpiha – Korjaamo Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
rn2008 Gallery Kapriisi, Kuopio, Finland
rn2005 Lasitalo/Glasshouse, Hippolyte Photographic Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
rn2004 Taimet/Seedlings, Peri Center of Photography, Turku, Finland
rn2004 Northern Photographic Centre, Kummigallery, Oulu, Finland

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Group Exhibitions
rn2018 Reflections: From Here to There, Gallery Taik Persons, Berlin, DE
rn2018 Zu neuen Ufern, Kunstwerke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Sylter Heimatmuseum, Sylt, DE
rn2018 'People in Focus' Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, FI
rn2017 'Imaginary Meeting' Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, FI
rn2017 Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki, FI
rn2017 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
rn2016 Fragments, Galerie les Filles du Calvaire, Paris
rn2016 From Heino With Love - Collection exhibition, Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
rn2016 My Silence, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland
rn2015 Monograph book "Anni Leppälä Young Artists of the Year 2010” at the Photobook Week, Aarhus, DK
rn2015  Nordic exchange–Inner and Outer Landscapes, Centrum för Fotografi, Stockholm, SE
rn2015 Photo Festival Ghent '80 Days of Summer / Stories of Identity', St Peter's Abbey, Ghent, BE
rn2015 Nordic exchange–Inner and Outer Landscapes, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FI
rn2015 L'Arbre, le bois, la forêt, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac, FR
rn2015 Close to me, Centre médical et pédagogique de Rennes Beaulieu, FR
rn2014 Inner and Outer Landscapes, Fotografisk Center in Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen
rn2014 Collected North, Gallery X-ist, Istanbul
rn2014 La femme d’à côté /The woman next door, Galerie les Filles du Calvaire, Paris
rn2013 New Wave Finland: Contemporary Photography from the Helsinki School, Scandinavia House, New York
rn2013 The 7th Wave – Wihuri and Visual Arts, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
rn2013 Materia, Harakka island, Helsinki, Finland
rn2012 Texture and Sense, Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan
rn2012 The 7th Wave – Wihuri and Visual Arts, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
rn2012 Les Rencontres d´Arles 2012, Discovery Award, Parc des Ateliers, France
rn2012 Alice in wonderland, Ecco, Cádiz, Spain
rn2012 Harakka energy, Harakka island, Helsinki, Finland
rn2012 NordLichtBilder, Kunstverein Augsburg, Germany
rn2012 Äärimmäisyyksien yhteinen tekijä, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku
rn2011 Heroines, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid, Spain
rn2011 The Helsinki School – A Female View, Foto-Raum, Wien
rn2011 The Helsinki School – A Female View, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London
rn2011 Touching dreams, The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
rn2011 Helsinki School group exhibition, Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
rn2011 Parallels, Pori Art Museum, Project Space, Pori, Finland
rn2011 Alice in wonderland, Logomo, Turku, Finland
rn2011 Art works, Deutsche Bank towers, Frankfurt, Germany
rn2010 Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, South-Korea
rn2010 Highlighted – Contemporary Finnish Photography, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
rn2010 Path – photographs and videos, Honkahovi Art Center, Mänttä, Finland
rn2010 Isn´t everything after all a part of our inner life, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt
rn2010 Red – Collection exhibition, EMMA-Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
rn2010 Purdy Hicks Gallery (with Susanna Majuri), London, UK
rn2010 Helsinki School – Photography and Video NOW, Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
rn2010 Helsinki 10, Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
rn2010 Seven Approaches, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
rn2009 Tracking Traces – Collection exhibition, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
rn2009 Internal and External Landscapes, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
rn2009 Les nuages, lá-bas, les merveilleux nuages, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France
rn2009 Au Féminin: Women Photographing Women, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbekian, Paris, France
rn2009 On Top of the Iceberg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
rn2009 Arco 09, International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
rn2009 Under the Circumstances, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, Czech
rn2008 La Position de la Terre / Maan Asema, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
rn2008 Under the Circumstances, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland
rn2008 The Art of Humanity, Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
rn2008 Rose Boréal – Photographies de l’Ecole d’Helsinki,
rn2008 Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
rn2008 Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France
rn2008 Photographs / Paintings (with Virve Lukka), Gallery Gjutars, Vantaa, Finland
rn2007 Mapping the Unknown, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lybeck, Germany
rn2007 In Search of the Miraculous, Triennial of Finnish Art, Kunsthalle, Helsinki
rn2007 Gallery Galica (with Jari Silomäki), Milan, Italy
rn2007 The Stenersen Museum. Oslo, Norway
rn2007 Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, UK
rn2006 Überall ist Wunderland, 14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
rn2006 Fotografia – Photofestival, Museum Andersen, Rome, Italy
rn2006 5th International Festival of Photography in Łodź, Manufactura, Łodź, Poland
rn2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Borås Art Museum, Borås, Sweden
rn2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Langhans Gallery, Prague, Czech
rn2006 Dialog: Helsinki School, Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
rn2006 Still, APT-studios, London, UK
rn2006 Absolutely Private, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan
rn2006 Presence, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland,
rn2005 Backlight 2005: Untouchable Things, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland
rn2005 Libris, The Young Photographer of the Year-exhibition, Gallery Uusitalo, Helsinki, Finland
rn2004 Elämä – Life, VB-Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland
rn2004 Neljä – Four, Graduated Students, Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland
rn2003 Joku päivä – Someday, The Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
rn2001 Kaari – Arc, Gallery Manilla, Turku, Finland

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Grants and Awards
rn2017 Visiting artist - program 2017-2018 at the Finnland-Institute, Berlin, DE
rn2013 Nomination for the Finnish Art Academy Prize
rn2010 Young Artist of the Year
rn2005 Backlight Award

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Arts Council of Finland
rnCity of Helsinki
rnArts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region
rnAlfred Kordelin Foundation
rnThe Finnish Cultural Foundation
rnThe Finnish Art Association, Grant for Young Artists
rnThe Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations

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Works in Collections
rnKiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
rnEMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art
rnThe Finnish Museum of Photography
rnHelsinki City Art Museum
rnParliament of Finland
rnState of Finland
rnWihuri Foundation
rnPaulo Foundation
rnHeino Collection
rnThe Finnish Art Association
rnThe Finnish Institute in London
rnTeutloff Collection, Germany
rnPentti Kouri Collection
rnCarl Gustaf Ehrnrooth Collection
rnDeutsche Bank
rnHermés Collection

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