SANDRA KANTANEN

Born 1974 in Helsinki
Lives and works in Helsinki

education

2001
Central Academy of Fine art, Beijing, Aug – Jan

2000
University of Art and Design, Helsinki MA – program of Photography

1996
Västra Nylands folkhögskola, Fine art

1995
Västra Nylands folkhögskola, Photography

solo exhibitions

2005
„Landscape and variations“ Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo Norway

2003
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki

group exhibitions

2005
Kulturhuset, Stockholm Sweden „30 by Taik“

2004
Galerie Roellin I Duerr, St Gallen
CAFA gallery, Beijing
„30 by TaiK“, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
„The Helsinki School“, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense
Fotofinlandia, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki; Oulu City Art Museum, Oulu

2003
HANKI -03 Union of artist photographers annual exhibition
Artissima/Galerie Anhava, Turin
„Landscape Now“, Mikkeli City Art Museum, Mikkeli
Art Forum Berlin/ galerie Anhava
Stockholm Art fair/ galerie Anhava

2002
Art Forum Berlin/ Gallery TAIK
Kultur-Räume Norden: An der Schwelle des Unbekannten, Kulturabteilung Bayer, Leverkusen, Germany
„Masters of arts „, Museum of photography, Helsinki
Artissima Torino, galerie Anhava

2001
CAFA gallery, Beijing
„Bordets Lust och Lov“, Millesgården, Stockholm
Gallery Brandstrup, Oslo
Stockholm Art Fair/ Gallery TAIK

2000
„Having a ball“, video installation, Profounders gallery, Helsinki
„(SIC)“, group exhibition, CuLTUREN, Västerås, Sweden,
„Takaikkuna“, photo.doc, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

1999
„Bengtskär – projekti“, City gallery of Hankoo
„Yksityisnäyttely“, Gallery Naisten Huone, Helsinki

1998
„Rantaviiva – projekti“, Gallery ATSKI, Helsinki

1997
„Näkymätön kaupunki – Invisible city“, Gallery ATSKI, Helsinki

1996
Gallery FOKUS, Karjaa

1995
Photogallery ZEBRA, Karjaa
„Sekvens“, Kirjakaapeli, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

future exhibitions

2005
Seydler AG Bank Frankfurt, Germany Solo exhibition
„30 by Taik“ Berlin Germany
„Still“ Finnish contemporary art in St.Petersburg curator Chris Gordon

works in collections

KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art
Per Gessle collection, Halmstad Sweden
Wihuri Collection
Bo Bjergaard gallerie, Copenhagen
SOK
Pro Artibus Collection
Works owned in private collections in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, China and Japan

grants

Finnish artcouncil
Svenska Kulturfonden
Konkordiaförbundet
University of Art & Design scholarship
Sleipnir, NIFCA
FRAME foundation for Finnish art exchange

awards

Fotofinlandia finalist grant 2004
KESKO grant for young artist 2003