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Dana Neilson

dmeneilson(at)gmail.com

dananeilson.com

born Winnipeg, Canada 1982

lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 A Collection, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki Finland

         Portraits of a Fjord Town, Galleria Rantakasarmi, Helsinki Finland

         Closer to (My) Nature, MUU Galleria Studio, Helsinki Finland

         Portraits of a Fjord Town, Galleria Rajatila, Tampere Finland

2018 Surrounded By, Gallery Deiglan, Akureyri, Iceland

         Naturally, Seinäjoen Taidehalli, Seinäjoki Finland

         Closer to (My) Nature, TUAS Art Space, Helsinki Finland

2017 Immersion, Absorption and Other Seaworthy Homonyms, Galleria Katariina, Helsinki Finland

         Soak, Ränni Galleria, Oulu Finland

2016 Inner Space, Poriginal Galleria, Pori Finland

         Land/space Interiors, Gallery 3h+K, Pori Finland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Space Invaders VII: The Gift.  Casa Caballero Aguila, Cholula, México.​

2018 Vetten Äärellä, with Emilia Hyvönen, Ponnahus Galleria, Kajaani Finland

         FUNDUR. Fremd in lsland, Neues Kunsthaus, Ahrenshoop Germany

2017 Superb, Galleria B, Turku, Finland

         p r o x y, Node Gallery, Helsinki Finland

         Experimental Event V, Generator Gallery, Pori Finland

2016 5000 m2, Lappeenranta City Theatre, curated by Anna Vilkuna, Lappeenranta Finland

2014 Poriin Juhlasviikot, Gallery 3H+K, Pori Finland

         Remembering Karjaranta, Public Art Event in conjunction with the EU Vipuvoimaa, Pori Finland

         Space Invaders II, curated by Anna Jensen and Elisa Suvanto, Autotalo, Pori Finalnd

2013 Experimental Event, Generator Gallery, Pori Finland

2012 You’re Fired, curated by Lilian Rodriguez, Galerie Lilian Rodriguez, Montréal Québec

2011 Weighs, curated by Folrence Vallieres, Studio Beluga, Montréal Québec

         Poured Solid, Webster Library, Concordia University, Montréal Québec

2010 Keeping Time : the diary project, Galleria Katve, Rovaniemi Finland

         Index, Les Atelier Jean-Brillants, BFA Graduate Show, Montréal Québec

         Past Particle, VAV Gallery, Montréal Québec

2009 Stranger Obsession, VAV Gallery, Montréal Québec

         Designing Dreams, joint exhibition with Anna Binta Diallo, Snap! Salon, Montréal Québec

Education

Masters of Art; Visual Culture and Contemporary Art, Aalto University 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts; Photography, Concordia University 2013

 

 

Grants

2017 Nordic Culture Fund Travel Grant

2017 Department of Arts Grant Aalto University

2017 ARTS Scholarship Aalto University

2016/2014 PUPA (Pori Urban Platform of Aalto University) Grant

2012 Concordia Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Projects Grant

2011 Concordia Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Projects Grant

2010 Millennium Bursary

2009 Concordia Fine Arts Student Alliance Special Projects Grant

 

 

Residencies

Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Seyðisfjörður Iceland, 2018

GIL Artist Residency, Akureryi, Iceland, 2018

Örö Residency Program, Örö Finland, 2017

NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd Iceland, 2017

ARiM-Art Residency in Motherhood, Helsinki Finland 2016

AARK-Archipelago Art Residency, Korpo, Finland 2016

 

 

Collections

Concordia University Teaching Collection, Montreal Quebec

NES Alumni Collection

Various private collections

 

 

Memberships/Other

Muu ry Artist Association

Guest Editor IceView Fall Edition 2017