Hanna Kanto b.1981

www.hannakanto.com, kantohanna@gmail.com, +35844 049 3697, @kantohanna

Lives and works in Finland and France

Represented by Domeij Gallery, Stockholm

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Studies

2019- Academy of Fine Arts, Master`s Program

2007 University of Lapland, Master of Fine Arts, Finland

2001 School of Art in Liminka, Finland

Upcoming exhibitions and residencies

2023 Korundi, Rovaniemi, Finland

Solo exhibitions

2021 tuula y gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland

2019 tm•gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2018 InTheRackRoom, Berlin, Germany

2017 Piteå Konsthall, Sweden

2017 Domeij Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2016 Oulu Art Museum, Finland

2015 Aine Art Museum, Tornio, Finland (two person show)

2015 Kinokuniya Gallery, Sapporo, Japan (two person show)

2015 Gallery Lindberg, Luleå, Sweden

2014 Gallery Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland

2013 Gallery Syster, Supermarket Art Fair, Sweden

2011 tm•gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Joint and group exhibitions and workshops

2021 Clouds, The 17th International Architecture Biennale of Venice, Italy

2021 Korpelarörelse, Kiruna and Luleå, Sweden

2020 Kuvan kevät, Helsinki, Finland

2019 Luleå konsthall, Luleå, Sweden

2018 GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany

2017 Nordisk Salong, Helsingborg, Sweden

2017 Videoart montage on icebreaker MSV Nordica during the Arctic Circle Assembly with Katrín I. Jónsdóttir

Hjördísardóttir, Reykjavik, Iceland

2017 SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

2017 tmgalleria, Supermarket Art Fair, Tukholma, Ruotsi

2016 Young Arctic Artists, Galleri Napa, Finland

2015 The Art Center Purnu, Finland

2015 KiN Jubileumsutställning, Korundi, Finland

2015 Norrbottens Ambassad för Konst, Stockholm, Sweden

2014 Rare Gallery, New York, USA

2014 Willem II factory in Den Bosch, Netherlands

2014 Market Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 Domeij Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 SAK 2013 års vinstutställning, Sven-Harrys konstmuseum, Sweden

2013 Domeij Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 Napa Gallery, Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 Men of Forest, Salo Art Museum, Finland

2012 Lumipalloefekti, Oulu Art Museum, Finland

2012 Nordkalottkonferans, Harstad, Norway

2011 International Plein-air Painting Nierbylec, Poland

2010 SkjL 10, Järvenpää Art Museum, Finland

2010 Elektrohaus, Hamburg, Germany

2010 Mänttä XV Art Festival, Finland

Scholarships and prizes (5 last years)

2021 2-year grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation

2020 Saskia prize

2020 Anita Snellman Fondation

2020 ½-year grant, Arts Council of Lapland

2019 Arts Council of Lapland

2018 Nordisk salong, Helsingborg, Sweden, 1. prize

2015-14 Norrbottens läns landsting

2015 3-year grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation

2015 Arts Council of Lapland

2015 Norrbotten Läns Landsting

2015 The Paulo Foundation

Works in collections

The National Public Art Council of Finland

The National Public Art Council of Sweden

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

Aine-, Kemi-, Rovaniemi – and Oulu Museum of Art

Bermuda Art Collection

Carnegie -, LKAB-, Svefi- and Nordea konstförening

Stockholms-, Norrbotten-, Västerbottens- and Uppsala läns landsting

City of Tornio, – Rovaniemi, – Haparanda, – Luleå and – Oulu

Memberships

Finnish Painters’ Union

Fine Art Association of Lapland

Residencies

2020 Bermuda, Sergy, France

2018 Hôtel Chevillon, Residence of Finnish Cultural Institute, France

2018 Berlin Sessions Residency, Berlin

2017 SÍM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland

2016 Ars Bioarctica Residency, Kilpisjärvi

2015 Residence of Northern Arts Collaboration, Sapporo, Japan

2014 Residence of Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, USA

2013 Residence of Arts Council of Lapland, Berlin, Germany

2011 International Plein-air Painting Nierbylec 2011, Poland

2010Lassagammi, Skibotten, Norway

Other activities in the field

2019 Wall painting, Rovaniemi, Finland

2018 Set design for Next Door Project, Sweden

2018 Set design for Prinsessdrömmar, Sweden

2017 Set design for Jag är en sång mellan dina läppar, staging, Sweden

2016 Strandad, work of environmental art, Haparanda, Sweden

2015 Lecture at Bok & Bild seminar, Luleå, Sweden

2013 Lecture at the Artists on the Border seminar, Aine Art Museum, Tornio

2012 Lecture and panel discussion, Nordkalott Conference, Harstad, Norway

2011 Panel discussion Sensuality in painting, Helsinki Festival, tm • gallery, Helsinki

2010-15 Part-time art teacher, Swedish-Finnish Folk High School, Haparanda, Sweden