Hemmo Siponen
1991 Helsinki 
Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education:
2013-2019 Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki (MBA + MFA, Painting)
2016 The Slade School of Fine Art, London (exchange student)

Solo exhibitions:
2021 / Saved but Meant to Load, Sinne, Helsinki
2020 / Aiheuttajat – Causers, HAM-gallery, Helsinki
2018 / Väliviiva – Hyphen, Project Room, Helsinki
2016 / Humanoid, Pocket Gallery, Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki
2015 / Taidetöölö, Helsinki
2014 / Vesihenkinen näyttely, Lasipalatsi Urban Workshop, Helsinki
2014 / Vesihenkinen näyttely, Myllypuro Media Library, Helsinki

Group shows:
2021 / Kevätsalonki Group Exhibition, Kosminen, Helsinki
2019 / Röbäck Biennale, Kulturmejeriet, Umeå, Sweden
2018 / Filmiversumi, Savoy Theatre, Helsinki
2018 / Kuvan Kevät 2018, Amos Anderson, Helsinki
2017 / Rebuilding Recaptured, Lasanaa alternative art space, Lalitpur, Nepal
2017 / ArtSound Playground, Temporary, Helsinki
2016 / BFA degree exhibition, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki
2016 / Small press project exhibition – North Lodge, UCL, London
2015 / 25×25 Close encounter, Cable Factory, Helsinki
2015 / Artists Birth, Cable Factory, Helsinki
2015 / What is surface, Exhibition Laboratory Project Room, Helsinki
2014 / Kuldiga gallery, Kuldiga, Latvia
2014 / Living room exhibition, Helsinki
2013 / Who’s in, FAFA gallery, Helsinki

Residencies:
2019 / Impilinna Utö, Turku archipelago, Finland
2018 / KuvA Residency, Berlin, Germany
2017 / Lasanaa alternative art space, Lalitpur, Nepal

Internships:
2017 / Assistant for Discoteca Flaming Star, Berlin
2017 / Assistant for Alisa Margolis, Berlin

Grants:
2021 / Finnish Cultural Foundation, working grant
2020 / Arts Promotion Centre Finland, project grant
2020 / Paulo Foundation, working grant
2019 / Finnish Cultural Foundation, working grant
2018 / Finnish Art Society, Young Artist Grant

Awards:
2019 / Academy of Fine Arts Uniarts Helsinki, Award for written part of MFA thesis

Works in collections:
2020 / HAM Collection, Helsinki Art Museum
2019 / Academy of Fine Arts Collection, Uniarts Helsinki

Memberships:
Finnish Painters’ Union
Muu RY