CURRICULUM VITAE
Kristoffer Ala-Ketola 2018

Kristoffer Ala-Ketola
1991, Oulu
lives and works in New Haven, CT, US
kristofferalaketola (at) gmail.com / kristoffer.ala-ketola (at) yale.edu
https://kristofferalaketola.myportfolio.com/

Education and work experience
2017-           Yale School of Art, Connecticut, US, MFA: Sculpture study program
2017-           University of the Arts Helsinki, Academy of Fine Arts, Finland,
                    MFA: Time and Space study program
2016            Yale School of Art, Connecticut, US, Yale Norfolk summer program
2013-           University of the Arts Helsinki, Academy of Fine Arts, Finland

2016            BFA: Time and Space study program
2016            Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Student Exchange, VAV-program
2015            European Exchange Academy (EEA), Residency Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway
2014-           Club Guggenheim, Kaiku / Mad House festival, Helsinki
2015            Organizer, founding member and curator of a club night displaying new art
2011-           Kultu group, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

2014            Public Programmes; art projects and event organizing
2011            Kulttuuribingo, Oulu, founding member of a gallery, event and studio space

Selected exhibitons, events & screenings
2018           Kun katsoit minuun, Magyar Kulturális és Tudományos Központ, Helsinki, FI
2017            1st Year MFA Show, Yale Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT, US
2017            Finland 100 - Critical Map,  Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2017            University of the Arts Helsinki Opening Ceremony, Helsinki, FI

2017            Närmare Borta, Kungliga kunsthögskolan, Stockholm, SE
2017            We’ve been having these weird thoughts lately, Space for Free Arts, Helsinki, FI

2017            Untitled exhibition, Fondia, Helsinki, FI
2016            BFA Degree Show, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI
2016            Friendship screening, Battell House, Norfolk CT, US
2016            Rietveld uncut, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, NL
2016            Techniques of Delusion, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, FI

2016            I miss you forever and ever Norway xoxo, Blip blip blip, Leeds, UK

2015            Kristoffer Ala-Ketola TBH, Solo exhibition, Asematila, Helsinki, FI
2015            Pocket Gallery, Pocket Gallery, Reykjavík, IS    
2015            Nuoret 2015 / Young Artists 2015, Taidehalli / Kunsthalle, Helsinki, FI
2015            ⌷⌷ ⌷⌷⌷ ⌷⌷ ⌷⌷⌷⌷, Normcritical Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2015             Friendship, w/ Reija Meriläinen & Artor Jesus Inkerö, Free arts space, Helsinki, FI
2015             After Nature, Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Dale i Sunnfjord, NO
2015             Sorbus video week, Sorbus Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2014             Club Guggenheim 28.8.2014, w/ Artor Jesus Inkerö, Club Kaiku, Helsinki, FI
2014             Club Guggenheim 30.1.2014 one day solo exhibition, Club Kaiku, Helsinki

2013             Who’s In?, Gallery Fafa, Helsinki, FI
2013             Summer exhibition, Kulttuuribingo, Oulu, FI

Works in collections:
University of the Arts Helsinki, Academy of Fine Arts

Moving Away, 2013, pigment print on aluminium composite

Grants:
Nanny Lilius Stipend, 2017

Yale School of Art Scolarship, 2017

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship 2016

Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki 2016
Academy of Fine Arts, University of the Arts Helsinki 2015