AINO LOUHI
e-mail: aino(at)kaino-kustanne.com

websites:
www.ainolouhi.com
www.kaino-kustanne.com

Born in Espoo, Finland 1981
Lives and works in Tampere, Finland

EDUCATION
2001-2005 Fine Art BA, Tampere Polytechnic, School of Art and Media
2005-2006 Practical Training, Myymälä2 Gallery&Shop, Helsinki
2004 Student Exchange, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada
1997-2001 Helsinki Senior Secondary School of Visual Arts, Helsinki

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 (upcoming) Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Marraskuun lapsi, Ravintola 931,Tampere, Finland
2013 Pile of Shimmer and Shine, Galerie Laterne, Chemnitz, Germany
2013 Runsas taika,Unknown Cargo, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Hasardimaantiede, Kulttuurikahvila Hertta, Tampere, Finland
2011 I've got this Linna-situation, Gallery Tilanne, Tampere, Finland
2011 Artist of the Season, Tampere-talo, Tampere, Finland
2010 Hasardimaantiede, Gallery Alkovi, Helsinki, Finland
2009 GEOMAGIKA: Planetaario, Studio Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
2008 GEOMAGIKA: Miljoona nukkuvaa tyttöä, Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2006 Varpu, Aino ja kaivattu särmä, Gallery Rajatila, Tampere, Finland
2003 Mistä on pienet tytöt tehty, Kahvila Valo Café/Bar, Tampere, Finland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Men of the Forest, Art Museum of Salo, Finland
2012 Haihatus 2012, summer exhibition at Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa, Finland
2010 Planting Ideas Symposium, D.I.V.O Institute, Kolín, Czech Republic
2010 Linnun uni, Purnu 2010, Art Center Purnu, Orivesi, Finland
2009 The 4th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
2009 TAJU2009, Art Museum of Hyvinkää, Finland
2009 MEGALOMANIA, Gallery Huoltamo, Tampere, Finland
2008 Haihara08, Haihara Art Center, Tampere, Finland
2008 OrankiArt, Environmental Art Exhibition, Oranki, Finland
2008 Draw in, 00130 Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Vajaa totuus ja täydelliset valheet (Scant Truth and Perfect Lies), group exhibition at the Old Library House, Tampere
2006 FRAGILE! 17 Artists from Finland, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Kultainen Salama ja blanko timantti (the Lightning Golden and the Diamond Blank), Graduation Show, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere
2004 Fragile, National Anniversary Exhibition of Nordic Art Association of Finland, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki, Finland
2003 12 Byrokraattia (12 Bureaucrats), Gallery Ikuinen Galleria, Tampere, Finland

PUBLICATIONS
2013 Kuvatus10, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2010 Kadonneet helmet, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2010 Kuvatus3, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2007 Kuvatus4, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2007 Show me some sisu, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2006 Kivakurja, Kaino-Kustanne, Picture Book
2006 Kuvatus6, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2005 Kuvatus7, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2005 Kesäkuun järvet, Kaino-Kustanne, Hand Made Comic Book for the Comics Dispenser in Mbar, Helsinki
2005 Kuvatus12, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2004 Mun pulla vs Sun pulla, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu
2004 Kuvatus, Kaino-Kustanne, Small Press Comic Book, with Kaija Papu

OTHERS
2008 Olipa kerran sarjakuva…(Once upon a time…), comic in Aamulehti newspaper
2007 24 Hour Comic, Bukra Bookstore, Tampere, Finland
2007 Iltakajoa (The Dusk), comic in Kuti5-Comic Tabloid
2006 Imaginary Friend: Sister Dear, Cover Art and Layout for CD
2005 Tapes, Aisti Records, Cover Art and Layout for CD
2004 Imaginary Friend, Cover Art and Layout for CD
2004 Es: Kaikkeuden kauneus ja käsittämättömyys, Fonal, Paintings on CD Covers

MEMBERSHIPS
2007 Comic Association Kaino (founder)
2007 Tampere Artist Association
2007 Rajataide Association
2006 The Finnish Comics Society
2003-2004 Ikuinen Galleria, Gallery Committee

COLLECTIONS
2011 Congregation of Tampere, Finland
2009 Art Museum of Hyvinkää, Finland
2007 MUU Gallery, sales collection, Helsinki, Finland

GRANTS AND PRIZES
2012 Library grant for making a comic book, Art Council of Finland
2010 Half-a-year Grant, Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
2009 Grant for Professional Artist, 2000€, City of Tampere
2009 Environmental Artwork of the Year 2008, Happiest Tree in the World, together with Kaija Papu, The Foundation of Environmental Art of Finland
2008 Half-a-year Grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation
2007 The Heavenliest Small Press Publication 2007, 1st prize, Show me some sisu, together with Kaija Papu, Helsinki Comics Festival
2005 The Heavenliest Small Press Publication 2005, 3rd prize, Kuvatus12, together with Kaija Papu, Helsinki Comics Festival
2005 School of Art and Media and Rajataide Association’s Exhibition Grant to Gallery Rajatila