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Joni Ahonen
b. 1989 Rantasalmi, Finland lives and works in Rantasalmi.
+358 404850416
ahonen12(at)gmail.com

EDUCATION
2017-2020 Art therapy, Eino Roiha -institute, Helsinki
2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Degree program of Fine Art, Tampere University for The Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland
2014-2015 Erasmus exchange study, degree program of Fine Art, University of Reading, United-Kingdom
2012 Visual Arts Education of the Repin Institute, Kotka, Finland
2011 The Liminka School of Arts, Liminka, Finland
2009 The Degree in Audiovisual Communication, Media-assistent, Varkaus, Finland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 VELVET, Fallesmanni-hall, The main library in Loppi, Finland
2018 Yön kuningatar (Queen of the Night), Kolovesi Nature information HUT, Enonkoski, Finland
2017 Sinivalkoinen maisema (Land and white landscape), Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna, Finland
2017 Lady Cereza, Akvart Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Iltarusko (Afterglow), The Visitor Centre Oskari in Rantasalmi, Finland
2016 Ensi-Ilta (Premiere), The main library in Varkaus, Finland
2015 Reporanka (Dog-tired), Haihara art cenrte, Tampere, Finland
2014 Violetta, Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna, Finland
2013 Viininpunainen (Wine Red), Väinölä Art Centre, VaView Pagerkaus, Finland
2012 Kahvihetki (Coffee Break), Gallery Nikolai, Kotka, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Savonlinna –Ars Nova 51. Anniversary exhibition, Nälkälinnanmäki, Finland
2017 Riihisaari – Lake Saimaa Nature and Culture Centre, artist society
2017 Gallery Ars Nova, Summer Night, Savonlinna, Finland2016 Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna
2014 University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
2014 Gallery Ars Nova, Savonlinna, Finland
2013 K-12, Ikuinen Gallery, Tampere, Finland
2012 Takauma, Gallery Art Frida, Kotka, Finland
2011 Repin Institute, Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland
2011 Liminka School of Arts, Liminka, Finland

MEMBERSHIPS
President of Ars Nova ry
Remp-ranta ry.
Akvart ry.

AWARDS
2013 Second prices Clip video festival, Pori, Finland
2012 st prize at the Kuntokatu Main Campus wall painting contest

OTHER ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE
2013 Project Coordinator at Strata project, Pinsiö, Finland
2012 Teacher at a summer comics workshop in Rantasalmi, Finland
2009 Trainee, Varkaus Art Museum, Finland
2009 Trainee, Art centre Taidekeskus Väinölä, Varkaus, Finland