Hemmo Siponen
1991 Helsinki 
Lives and works in Helsinki.

Education:
2019 Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki
2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki

2016 The Slade School of Fine Art, London (exchange student)

Solo exhibitions:
2023 / [upcoming solo exhibition] tm-gallery, Helsinki
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,
.           and Myllypuro Media Library, Helsinki

Group shows:
2022 / UPCOMING: Hidden Treasures, Schwarz Contemporary, Berlin
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:
2023 / Arts Promotion Centre Finland, 1-year artist grant
2022 / Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse sr, material grant
2022 / Arts Promotion Centre Finland, working grant
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:
2021 / Saastamoinen Foundation Collection, EMMA Art Museum
2020 / HAM Collection, Helsinki Art Museum
2019 / Academy of Fine Arts Collection, Uniarts Helsinki

Memberships:
Finnish Painters’ Union
Muu RY