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MIKKO KALLIO
VISUAL ARTIST
Born 1971 in Espoo, Finland


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Finnish National gallery, Helsinki, Finland
The Finnish State Art Deposit Collection
Helsinki Art Museum, Finland
Tampere Art Museum, Finland
City of Tampere, Finland
City of Valkeakoski, Finland
Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
Tampere University Hospital, Raimo Anttila Foundation, Finland
City of Mänttä-Vilppula, commissioned work for Miinanhelmi Day Care Centre, Finland
Private collections in Finland, Sweden, USA, Germany, and Denmark

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022 a271, Düsseldorf
2020 Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2020 Cité Internationale des Arts, Open Studio exhibition, Paris
2019 Gallery Himmelblau, Finlayson Art Area, Tampere, Finland
2019 Serlachius residency, Mänttä, Finland
2018 Atelier Am Eck, Düsseldorf
2018 Galleria Huuto, Jätkäsaari, Helsinki
2017 Artag Gallery, Helsinki
2016 Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm
2016 HilbertRaum, Berlin
2015 Poriginal Gallery, Pori, Finland
2014 Galleria Huuto, Uudenmaankatu, Helsinki
2013 Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock, Michigan, USA
2012 Galerie Toolbox, with artist Kati Rapia, Berlin
2012 Taidesalonki Husa, Tampere, Finland
2012 Trygve Lie Gallery, with Jaakko Heikkilä, New York
2011  The Renovation Centre Toivo, Pori, Finland
2008 tm Gallery, Finnish Painters ́ Union, Helsinki
2008 Forum Box, with Arto Nurro and Reijo Kärkkäinen, Helsinki
2007 Galleria Huuto, Viiskulma, Helsinki
2006 Gallery Rajatila, Tampere, Finland
2001 Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki Art Museum, Finland
1999 Gallery Jangva, Helsinki

SELECTED JOINT AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022 “H2O - Spirit of Water”, Savonlinna museum Riihisaari, Finland
2022 “Down by The Track”, Kulturbahnhof Eller, Düsseldorf, Germany
2021  Kunst im Traum Teil II, HilbertRaum, Berlin
2020 Nordic Salon III, Cité des Arts, Paris
2020 Tampere Artists Association 100 years, Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Tampere, Finland
2019 Down by the Lake - 14 Years of Tampere-Düsseldorf Artist-in-Residence Programme, Haihara Art Centre, Tampere
2019 Viisi äijää, curator Veikko Halmetoja, Ite-museum, Kokkola, Finland
2018 Huuto oot uuH, opening show of the new gallery space by Huuto members, Galleria Huuto,  Helsinki
2018 Galleria Bokvillan, Helsinki
2017 Miälentilat, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2017 Shadows of Tomorrow, Huuto gallery@HilbertRaum, Berlin
2017 Haihatus summer exhibition, Joutsa, Finland
2016 Paljon onnea, Villa Roosa, Orimattila, Finland
2015 Found in Translation, Galleria Huuto@Scotty Enterprises, Berlin
2015 Pirkanmaa 6th Triennial, Tampere, Finland
2015 Haihatus, Joutsa, Finland
2014 The Nine Lives Museum, Sinne, Helsinki
2012 Pirkanmaa 5th Triennial, Tampere, Finland
2011  Mazzano! Tampere Art Museum, Finland
2010 Back-Raum im Con-Sum, Düsseldorf, Germany
2008 People in the Meadows, Gallery Huuto, Helsinki
2007 Ars Kärsämäki 07, Kärsämäki, Finland
2006 Balaton Day and Night, Kerava Art Museum, Kerava, Finland
2005 Small Heaven, Young Artists' Biennial, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2005 Kallio, Kärkkäinen, Nurro, Mältinranta Art Centre, Tampere, Finland
2003 The Exhibition of the Young Artists, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
2002 ConTemp, container art exhibition, collaboration with Arto Nurro, Lahti, Finland
1999 The Finnish Artists ́ 104. Exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1998 Grafinnova, Vaasa Art Museum, Finland

ART EDUCATION
2004-2006 Bachelor of Culture and Arts, Fine art, Tampere Polytechnic University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland
1993-1996 Visual Artist, Fine Arts, Tampere School of Art and Media, Tampere, Finland
1991-1992 Orivesi Institute, Fine Arts

RESIDENCIES
2022 Düsseldorf, Germany, a271, 2 months
2020 Paris, France, Cité Internationale des Arts, 2 months
2019 Mänttä, Finland, Serlachius residency, 2 months
2018 Düsseldorf, Germany, City of Düsseldorf residency, 2 months
2015 New York, USA, Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, 2 months
2013 Odense, Denmark, Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, residency stipendium by Tampere Artists´Association, 1 month
2006 Italy, Mazzano, Väinö Tanner Foundation residency grant, 2 months

MEMBERSHIPS 
Tampere artists association, Tampere, Finland; board member, exhibition committee member 2022- , 2005-2010
Artist collective Huuto, Helsinki; board member 2014-15
Finnish painters union, Helsinki; board member 2012-13
Kuvasto


Mikko Kallio is based in Tampere, Finland. He has worked periods in Düsseldorf, New York and Berlin. Kallio has received numerous grants for his artistic work.