Sami Lukkarinen

Biography

1976Born in Jyväskylä, Finnland
1996-2001Master of Fine Arts, Department of Media Arts, Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts
2011IAAB, Basel, Switzerland (Artist in Residency Programs)

The artist lives and works in Helsinki.

Solo Exhibitions – Selection

2020Der neue Mensch, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Stuttgart
2019Portraits, Galerie Forsblom, Stockholm, Sweden
2018Grisaille, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finnland
2017Albrecht, Marilyn and I – New Portraits, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Stuttgart, Deutschland
2016Timeline, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finnland
2014Artist Profiles, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finnland
2013Like, Galerie von Braunbehrens, München, Deutschland
2012Two Thousand Observations About Friends, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finnland
2010Profile, Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finnland
Piirustusluokka (Croquis), Galleria Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2008Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä, Finnland
2007New Camouflage, Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finnland
Sky Sample #1, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2006Kunst Salon Husa, Tampere, Finnland
2005Finlandsinstitutets Galleri, Stockholm, Schweden
Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finnland
2004Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finnland
Junk Mail, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2003Galleria Heino, Helsinki, Finnland
Galleria Becker, Jyväskylä, Finnland
2001Galleria Kari Kenetti, Helsinki, Finnland
2000Resolution 72, Galleria Titanik, Turku, Finland

Group Exhibitions – Selection

2020Wihuri Collection, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
High Fidelity – Digital Age Photorealists, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, USA
5 Jahre Galerie von Braunbehrens, Stuttgart
Computer Vision – Unpublished Us installation in Backlight International Photo Festival main exhibition „Related Realities“ at Galleria Himmelblau, Tampere, Finland
2019An der Nordkante, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Mid-Life Crisis Retrospective, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2018Glitch Art, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
Art Karlsruhe, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Karlsruhe
Accrochage, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Stuttgart
2017Art Miami, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Miami, USA
With Seven League Boots – Works from Kiasma Collection, Art Museum Riga Bourse, Riga, Latvia
Me: Self-Portraits Through Time, Taidehalli – Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
The Armory Show, Galerie Forsblom, New York, USA
2016Art Miami, Galerie Forsblom, Miami, USA
Mansikkapaikka – Wild strawberries, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland
Rakkaudella Heino – From Heino with Love, HAM – Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Art New York, Galerie Forsblom, New York, USA
ARCO Madrid, Galerie Forsblom, Madrid, Spain
Art Karlsruhe, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Karlsruhe
2015Launch in Stuttgart, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Stuttgart,
Intimate Strangers: Politics as Celebrity, Celebrity as Politics., Matucana 100, Santiago de Chile
Summer 2015, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Kosketus – Touch, EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
Market Art Fair, Galerie Forsblom , Liljevalchs, Stockholm, Sweden
Face to Face, Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2014Art Silicon Valley, Galerie Forsblom, San Francisco, USA
Ladies First, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich
Art Cologne 2014, Galerie Forsblom, Cologne
ARCO Madrid, Galerie Forsblom, Madrid, Spain
2013Art Miami 2013, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Miami, USA
THINK BIG, Art Miami 2013, Galerie Forsblom, Miami, USA
Checkpoint Leonardo, TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland
Terveisiä perheestä – Greetings from the Family, Galleria Huuto Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland
Uusi kubismi – New Cubism, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2012Kunst 12 Zürich, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Zürich, Switzerland
Tosi Kyseessä – Reality Bites, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
And Picasso Took His iPad, Galeria Trama, Barcelona, Spain
Viennafair 2012, Galerie Forsblom, Vienna, Austria
Art Paris 2012, Galerie Forsblom, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2011KESÄ – SOMMAR – SUMMER 2011, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Traces from iaab, dock:, Basel, Switzerland
Group Show, iaab-Projektraum, Basel, Switzerland
Art First 2011, Galerie Forsblom, Bologna Exhibition Center, Bologna, Italy
2010Länsiväylä at URB10, Galleria Huuto Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki, Finland
Toden näköistä – Virtually Real, Helsingin taidemuseo Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
Art Paris 2010, Platform Finland, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2009Planet Fun Fun, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
2008Uusi maalaus – New Painting, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland
Kuvan jälkeen – Image and After, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
2007Painting, Photography and Painting, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
Art Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006Helsinki International, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
Serendipity, 1A Space, Hong Kong, China
2005Clues to Human Behaviour, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland
Stockholm Art Fair, Gallery Heino, Stockholm, Sweden
Gallery Platform, Vaasa, Finland
2004IX Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, Finland
2002Plus Ultra Gallery, New York, USA
Biennale Syd, Sörlandet Artmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
2001Carnegie Art Award 2001, Arken, Ishöj, Denmark / Kunsternes Hus, Oslo, Norway / Victoria Miro
Gallery, London, UK / Kopavogur Art Museum, Reykjavik, Island / The Royal Academy of Fine
Arts, Stockholm, Sweden / Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
Bildstörung – Entropy in the Living Room, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
Spring Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Young Artists, Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland
2000Entropy in the Living Room, Gallery Quang, Paris, France
Art Frankfurt, Gallery Kari Kenetti, Frankfurt am Main
Uni jossa osaan lentää, Tikanoja Art Museum / Gallery Otso, Vaasa / Espoo, Finland
1999Gallery Kari Kenetti, Helsinki, Finland
In the Middle, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
1997Reactions, Gallery Tähtikirkas Yö, Jyväskylä, Finland
1996Comment (Young artists), W&G House, Espoo, Finland

Collections

Clarion Hotel Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Heino Art Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
Castren & Snellman, Helsinki, Finland
Jönköping Hospital, Jönköping, Sweden
Microsoft Art Collection
Absolut Art Collection, Stockholm, Sweden
Finnish State Art Collection
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland
Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo, Finland
Tampere City, Tampere, Finland
Jyväskylä City, Jyväskylä, Finland
Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland
Finnish Art Association, Helsinki, Finland
Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
Keskisuomalainen, Jyväskylä, Finland
UPM-Kymmene, Helsinki, Finland
Collection Swanljung, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa, Finland
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Wihuri Foundation, Helsinki, Finland