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Okko Pöyliö (1989, Turku,Finland)

Art Studies 

2010 – 2014 Turku University of Applied Sciences, Arts Academy, Fine Arts


Solo Exhibitions

2021 – Gallery Ars Libera, Kuopio, Finland

2021 – Huuto Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2019 – B-Gallery, Turku, Finland

2019 – Värinä gallery, Rovaniemi, Finland

2016 – Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Takkahuone, Turku, Finland

2016 – Galleria Rajatila, Tampere, Finland

2014 – Suomesta Galleria,Berlin, Germany

2014 – Köysirata gallery, Turku, Finland


Selected group exhibitions

2019 – Chapter 1, Art Number 23, Athens, Greece

2018 – Alusta, Valsa Galleria, Rovaniemi, Finland

2017 – Taju biennale, Hyvinkää Art museum, Finalnd

2016 – Draw now, Rovaniemi Art museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

2016 – Kotka Photographic Center, Brandenburg express, Kotka, Finland

2016 – Draw now, Lahti Art museum, Lahti, Finland

2015 – Paljastus (Exposure) exhibition, Gallery Värinä, Rovaniemi, Finland

2014 – Finnish artists do Brandenburg, Lichtschloss Lychen, Lychen, Germany

2013 – Suomesta Galleria, Berlin, Germany

2013 – Photographic Centre PERI, Turku, Finland

2013 – Videoscreening, Galerie Toolbox, Berliini, Germany

2013 – Cafe Art, Turku, Finland

2012 – Turku Art Society year exhibition, Köysiratagallery, Turku

2012 – “Brink it on!”- Brinkhall Manor, Turku, Finland

2012 – “Boys talk about love” – Köysirata gallery, Turku Finland

2011 –  2000 & 11 Self-portraits – Köysirata gallery, Turku, Finland

2011 – “Pakopiste” – Köysirata gallery, Turku Finland


Grants, scholarships

2021 – Grant for Artistic work, The Finnish Cultural Foundation

2021 – Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2020 – Grant for Artistic work, Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2019 – Grant for Artistic work, Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2018 – Young Artists Scholarship, Finnish Art Association

2018 – Grant for residence, The Finnish Cultural Foundation

2017 – Grant, for 6 month Artistic work, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, State Grant

2017 – Grant, Turku Art Museum

2014 – Scholarship, Turun Saskiat ry


Artist in residence

2019 – The Finnish Institute at Athens, Athens, Greece

2018 – Hôtel Chevillon, Grez-sur-Loing, France

2016 – Finnish Artists Association residence, St Petersburg, Russia

2015 – Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku, Finland

2014 – Lichtschloss Lychen, Lychen, Germany

2014 – Suomesta Galleria, Berlin, Germany


Artworks in collections

2014 – The Art of Basware


Selected work experience

2017 – 2021 – Drawing course teacher at the Arts Academy of Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland

2017 – Coordinator, Titanik gallery, Turku, Finland

2017 – Wall-painting workshop, Varissuon koulu, Turku

2015 – Art teacher, substitute, Rieskalähde, upper comprehensive school

2012 – Two wall-painting, Institute of social work and health care, Turku, Finland

2012 – Supervisor in art-based workshop, Puolukkatie children`s home, Turku, Finland

2012 – Alternative street art workshop – Super public art school, Titanik gallery, Turku

2011 – Supervisor in art-based Prometheus camp – Voiman talo, Janakkala, Finland