CV Visual art

Kirsimaria E. Törönen
Kasarminkatu 7 A 5
50100 St.Michel, Finland
Tel. +358 400 903 476
kirsimaria.toronen@gmail.com
www.kirsimariatoronen.fi
Born 1969 Tampere, Finland


CV

Education, degrees
1987-1989 University of Helsinki, Drawing faculty
1989-1993 Hogeschool Rotterdam, Willen de Kooning Academie Rotterdam, Graficus B.A
1994 University of Turku, Center for vocational training, Academic entrepeneur
1995-1996 University of Tampere, Center for vocational training, Hypermediadesigner

Awards
2016 Arts promotion center FIN, region of South-Savo
2011 Mikkeli prize
2006 1. Prize Category Kids for Kids / Cairo Film festival 2006  

Works in collections
City of Mikkeli, Mikkeli art museum
Keva

Commisions, public works
2019 Essote, Perhetalo
2019 Järvi-Suomen Energia
2017 Essote, Mikkeli hospital
2013 Mikkeli art museum
2008 Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

Exhibitions, group
2019 Embassy gallery, Czech embassy Helsinki, FIN, with Jan Pohribný, curator Veikko Halmetoja
2019 Nastolan kesänäyttely, Kuvakirja kunnantalolla, Nastola, FIN, curator Veikko Halmetoja
2018 Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Atlas, Mänttä, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja
2018 Elämänlankaa, Riihisaari, Savonlinna, FIN curator Riitta Moisander
2018 Serlachius residency gallery, Mänttä, FIN
2018 Galleria Boxit, Savonlinna, FIN
2018 Turn out platform Mikkeli, Kill the selfie, Mikkeli, FIN
2018 Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN

2017 Metsän kaikuja, Mikkelin taidemuseo, FIN curator Anna-Maria Larikka
2017 Katajainen kansa – taidetta purkutalossa, Mäntyharju, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja

2016 Juurtumisia, Artag gallery Helsinki, FIN
2016 Armo, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FIN
2016 Crossroads, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja 

2015 Medina Golden cities, Artag gallery, Helsinki, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja
2015 Galleria Kapriisi, Tampere, FIN
2015 G12, Kuopio, FIN
2015 Finnish culture center, Zichopce, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2015 European House gallery, Plzen, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2015 Landscape as Inspiration, GKK-Galerie Klatovy-Klenova, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova

2014 European horizons art forum, Mikkeli, FIN
2014 Mikkeli Art museum Studio, Mikkeli, FIN
2014 Galleria Ars Nova Savonlinna, , FIN
2014 Match made – Arts promotion center, Savonlinna, curated by the Arts promotion center South-Savo, FIN
2014 Landscape as inspiration, Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN curator Helena Fenclova
2014 Aidosti omaa, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja

2013 GalleriAri – Studio Wäkewä, Mikkeli, FIN
2013 Galleria Taidekammari, Savonlinna, FIN
2013 Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN
2013 European horizons – Sensorium, Galerie umeni Karlovy Vary, CZ

2012 Art center Ahjo, Joensuu, FIN
2012 European horizons, Vernon depot gallery, Praha, CZ
2012 Roots and wings, GKK Klatovy-Klenova, CZ

2011 La Strada. Práchenské museum Písek, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2011 La Strada, Villa Becher, Galerie umeni Karlovy Vary, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova

2010 Mikkeli Art museum Studio, Mikkeli, FIN
2010 Hold the Line, Galerie Seine51, Pariisi, FRA, curator Sylvie Palous
2010 La Strada, Galerie Klenova/Klatovy taidemuseo, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2010 La Strada, iso Synagoga, Plzen, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2010 La Strada, Galerie Klenova/Klatovy taidemuseo, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova
2010 La Strada, Novometska Radnice, Praha, CZ, curator Helena Fenclova

2009 Aquamediale 5, Lübben, GER, curator Herbert Schimmer
2009 Atelje MT, Helsinki, FIN
2009 Tuunattua Tuuvaa, Mikkeli art museum, FIN curator Otso Kantokorpi
2009 Meeting the unknown, regional museum South-Savo, Mikkeli art museum, FIN

2008 Regional art exhibition, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FIN curator Paula Hyvönen
2008 Ars Nova, Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN
2008 Mikkeli center of photography, FIN
2008 Galleria Eteinen, Savonlinna, FIN
2008 Urbanisme nouveau, Gallery Seine 51, Paris, FRA, curator Monica Burian
2008 Emerging wor(l)ds, Gallery of Art Critics, Praha, CZ, curator Marek Tomin
2008 La Strada, Galerie umeni Karlovy Vary, CZ

2007 Taidepanimo, Lahti, FIN
2007 00130gallery, Helsinki, FIN
2007 GalleriAri, Mikkeli, FIN
2007 Galleria Pinna, Savonlinna, FIN
2007 Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN
2007 Pieksämäen art association, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, FIN curator Tuomo Kukkonen
2007 Tina B Contemporary Art Festival, Praha, CZ
2007 Mindscape, Galerie Nova Sin, Praha, CZ

2006 Tina B Contemporary Art Festival, Praha, CZ, curators Anneke McQuire ja K.E. Törönen-Ripatti

2005 Culture center Imatra, FIN
2005 Studio Mezzo, Helsinki, FIN
2005 Mikkeli center of photography, Mikkeli, FIN
2005 24H, Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN curators Ilkka-Juhani Takalo-Eskola ja Marja Putus
2005 Ars Nova, Savonlinna art museum , FIN curator Merja Heino

2004 Pieksämäki art association, Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, FIN curator Hanna Vahvaselkä
2003 Ars Nova, Savonlinna art museum, FIN
2001 Regional art exhibition, Mikkeli art museum, MIkkeli, FIN

Solo exhibitions 
2019 Modelling poses, Artag gallery, Helsinki, FIN curator Veikko Halmetoja
2019 Serlachius residency gallery, Mänttä-Vilppula, FIN

2017 Galleria Vanha Savu, Meri-Karvia, FIN
2016 Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FIN
2015 Artag galleria, Helsinki, FIN

2008 Topin galleria, Pieksämäki, FIN
2007 Webgalleria Henkevä Silakka
2007 Galleria Napa, Rovaniemi, FIN
2007 Burning Bagdad, Vernon Project Gallery, Praha, CZ, curator Monika Burian

2006 Kulttuurikeskus Poleeni, Pieksämäki, FIN
2006 Topin galleria, Pieksämäki, FIN

2005 Medina, Vernon Gallery, Praha, CZ, curator Monika Burian
2005 Alariesto museum gallery, Sodankylä, FIN

2004 Mikkeli art museum, Studio, Mikkeli, FIN
2004 Art center Ahjo, Joensuu, FIN
2004 Good night Bagdad, The Scandinavian House, Praha, CZ
2004 Good morning Bagdad, Opettajte maja galerii, Tallinna, EE
2003 Finnish Institute in Estonia, Tartto, EE 

Residencies and symposiums
2018 Serlachius residency, Mänttä-Vilppula, FIN
2015 Landscape as inspiration symposium, GKK – Klatovy-Klenovan taidemuseo, West-Bohemia, CZ
2014 Landscape as inspiration symposium, Riihisaari, Regional museum Savonlinna, FIN

Art fairs
2016, 2017 Mad week Mikkeli / Design Market & Outlet 2013 Tampere art fair 2007 Artissima 14, Torino, Italia mainlist Vernon gallery 2007 Arte Fiera Bologna, Italia mainlist Vernon gallery

Positions of trust
2019 Desavo ry, treasurer
2018 Desavo ry., chairman of board
2017 Desavo ry., vice chairman of board
2007-2012 Arts council South-Savo, chairman of board
2007-2009 National arts council Visual arts, member of board
2007-2009 Children’s culture division, National council of arts, member of board
2009-2013 Mikkeli children’s art school, chairman of board

Publications
ISBN 978-952-5691-25-2 Aidosti omaa
ISBN 80-239-7164-6 Tina B Contemporary Art Festival
ISBN 978-80-254-1239-8 Vernon projects 2007
ISSN 1798-3037 PORRASSALMI III
Finnish-Arabian association Marhaba 2009
ISBN 978-952-5691-09-2 Tulkittua tuuvaa

Publication with own publisher ID
ISBN 978-80-85014-70-9 La Strada journeys in contemporary art
ISBN 978-952-99888-0-8 Mindscape – Kirsimaria E. Törönen-Ripatti
ISBN 978-952-99888-1-5 Giornate d’Autore
ISBN 978-952-99888-2-2 Kaupunkitiloja
ISBN 978-952-99888-3-9 La Strada 2010
ISBN 978-952-99888-4-6 Petri Turunen, Taivaan ja maan tilassa
ISBN 978-952-99888-5-3 Juuret ja siivet, Roots and wings
ISBN 978-952-99888-6-0 European Horizons, toimittaja Katarina Chlustiková
ISBN 978-952-99888-7-7 Etsimässä – Sami Funke

Mentoring
2019-2020 Tampere University Hidden gems

Other
Exlibris Jaana ja Juha Anttila

Titta Majahalme, Mentoring in the field of cultural producing – Mentoring relationship in European Horizons 2014project (https://www.theseus.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/82913/Opinnaytetyo.pdf?sequence=1)