Member of The Association of Finnish Sculptors

Lecturer of Sculpture at The Turku University of Applied Sciences

Art Studies

Visual artist, Turku Arts Academy, 1998 – 2002, 

Master of fine arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 2008 – 2012

Professional Teacher Education Unit, HAMK University of Applied Sciences, 2013 - 2014

Exhibitions & other projects

2017

Museion Tarot, book and image cards, limited edition of 150

Museion Tarot - installation II, Vuojoki Mansion, Eurajoki

Herätä kylmään aamuun/ To Wake Up on a Cold Morning, Gallery Harmaa, Turku

2016

Museion Tarot - Installation I, B-Gallery, Turku

2015

Public sculpture: Papu. Sculpture / Playground. Turku Public Art Collection, with Ann Sundholm, Jan Erik Anderson, Oona Tikkaoja and Jani Rättyä

2014

Punctum. Gallery Berner, Turku

Meren aalto/ Wave of the Sea, Korpoström Archipelago Centre, Korpo

Berührungen mit der Realität/ Many Touches with Reality, Toolbox Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2012

Dialogue Cities, Cologne City Hall Exhibition Space, Cologne, Germany

WÖRKS, 3h+k Gallery, Pori

Turku Poetic Video Screening, poetic video art screening, co-producer

2011

Väärin piirretty / Badly Drawn, Turku Art Museum

Dialogue Cities, Maaret Finnberg Gallery, Turku

Public sculpture: Joitakin teknokukkasia / Some Techno Flowers, Turku Public Art Collection 

2010

Merimaa / Peterdi, Kakelhallen Gallery, Mariehamn

Hiiliolioita ja video-olioita / Charcoal Things, Video Things, Maaret Finnberg Gallery, Turku

2009

Idylli / The Idyll, Pori Airport

2008

westcoastcustoms, with my father and brothter, Jangva Gallery, Helsinki

Eero Merimaa/ Arttu Merimaa, Poriginal Gallery, Pori

Vieraskynä – a drawing project with guest artists and the Turku Drawing Association, Turku Art Museum

2007

Osumia / Hits, The Turku Artists´Association´s invitational exhibition, Titanik gallery, Turku

Uutta ja nuorta / Young and New, the 2nd international symposium on medallic sculpture, producer

2006

1st award in Turku Student Village Foundation´s art competition

Public sculpture:  Heijastuspinta / Reflecting Surface, Turku Student Village Foundation

2005

Desertification, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma

Latest News, Navicula Artis Gallery, Pushkinskaya 10, St. Petersburgh 

Vaiheilla 05, Villilä Studio, Nakkila 

Hyvää ja Kaunisto / The Good and Kaunisto, Köysirata Gallery, Turku 

Finnish Artists´Association 110th Annual Exhibition, Helsinki Art Hall

25 hour drawing marathon, with the Turku Drawing Association

Jurying of the Turku Artists´Association´s annual exhibition, with the Turku Drawing Association

2004

Eero Merimaa / Nina Rantala,  Poriginal Gallery,  Pori

Finnish Contemporary Medallic Sculpture, Embassy of Finland, Lisbon

Vaiheilla 04,  Villilä Studio, Nakkila

Union of Finnish Art Associations´ 65th Annual Exhibition, Varkaus Art Museum 

Taf Taf enviromental art project at the Grand Yoff suburb in Senegal, and the Varissuo suburb in Turku 

2002

Ruumishuone / Mortuary,  Rajatila Gallery, Tampere

Graduate exhibition of the Turku Arts Academy, Forum Box Gallery, Helsinki   

Memberships and teaching

Lecturer of Sculpture at The Turku University of Applied Sciences 2014 -

Paasikivi-Opisto, art teacher and head of arts, 2006 - 2014

The Association of Finnish Sculptors

Turku Artists´Association  2006–2008

Turku Drawing Association, 2003 - 2014(chair 2006–2008)

Scholarships and Grants

Turku Cultural Council          

Art Council of Finland 

Art Council of Varsinais-Suomi

Finnish Cultural Foundation       

Finnish Art Association 

Turku Art Association          

Ministry of Education  

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