Liisa Hietanen
Visual artist
Born 1981 in Lohja. Lives and works in Hämeenkyrö, Finland.
liisa@liisahietanen.com
www.liisahietanen.com

Studies
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, 2008-2012
Designer / Fashion Design, Lahti University of Applied Sciences 2003-2007
Portrait Course, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Savonlinna, 2010

Solo exhibitions
2015 Läsnä (together with Niina Huovinen), Poriginal Galleria, Pori, Finland
2012 Picture of a room, Sinne, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Vapaa, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland

Selected group exhibitions
2019 From the shadows of night to the brightness of day, Makasiini Contemporary, Turku, Finland
2018 KATSEEN KOHTEENA: sinä, minä, hän, Kankaanpää City Museum, Finland
2018 Yarn Visions, Kajaani Art Museum, Finland
2017 The People's Cause, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2017 Greetings from Suomi, Kuparipaja, Fiskars, Finland
2017 Yhteenkiedotut, Voipaala Art Centre, Valkeakoski, Finland
2016 Yarn Visions, Kerava Art Museum, Finland
2016 Syyt, Haihatus, Joutsa, Finland
2015 6th Triennal of Pirkanmaa, Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2015 Aseina huulipuna ja kyyneleet, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2015 New and newest. Finnish contemporary art, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
2014 Käsivara, Valo Gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland
2014 Reikäreuna Film Festival, Orivesi, Finland
2014 Ruoka, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2014 Taiteilija vailla nimeä, Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2014 YHTÄ JUHLAA!, Pyynikinlinna, Tampere, Finland
2014 Adidasmies ja voimanainen, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland
2013 3räume (Liisa Hietanen, Johanna Ilvessalo and Anneli Sipiläinen), Galerie Toolbox, Berlin, Germany
2013 Suuri Näytelmä, Villa Roosa, Orimattila, Finland
2012 Smart Process exhibition, Nordic Cultural Point, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Kuvataiteen valtakunta, Imatra Art Museum, Finland
2012 Ars Kärsämäki, Finland
2012 ERO, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2011 Uusi veistos (New Sculpture), Lahti Art Museum, Finland
2011 Muotoseikkoja, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland
2011 Haute Couture, Honkahovi Summer Exhibition, Mänttä, Finland
2011 Paikalla, Haihatus Summer Exhibition, Joutsa, Finland
2011 Wäinö! Sculpture Exhibition, Gallery Maaret Finnberg, Turku, Finland
2010 A short video library, Gallery Emil, Tampere, Finland
2010 4m² -project, TAF (Tampere Art Factory), Tampere, Finland
2009 The Young Artists 2009, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Der Röhrende Hirsch, Galerie Borchert+Schelenz, Berlin, Germany
2009 COLLECTIVE GAME! - A playful multidisciplinary art event in Helsinki,
Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Finland

Works in public collections
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation collection / Rovaniemi Art Museum
Tampere City Art Collection
Sara Hildén Art Museum
Turku City Art collection / Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
Craft Museum of Finland
Hämeenkyrö municipality

Grants and scholarships
2018 Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2017 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2014 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pirkanmaa Regional fund
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Public display grant
2013 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / Travel grant
2013 Frame Visual Art Finland
2012 Suomen Taideyhdistys / Grant for young artists
2012 City of Tampere / Scholarship for professional artists
2010 LC Hämeenkyrö-Kyröskoski, Grant for art studies

Public art work
Hämeenkyrö, Silta Centre, public art work in the daycare and school premises 2017
Tampere University Hospital / The Ophthalmology Outpatient Clinic / Children’s World, 2012

Memberships
The Association of Finnish Sculptors
Tampere Artists’ Association
Kuvasto