Education

 

2017-                Ph.D. in Art and Visual Culture (Candidate), University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

2016                 MFA in Video Art, Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse, NY

2015                 MA (Art and Design) in Documentary Film, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

2011                 BA (Art and Design) in Documentary Film, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

 

Selected Awards and Residencies

 

2020                 Artist in Residency Fellowship, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, NM

2019                 Artist in Residency Fellowship, Goetemann Artist Residency, Gloucester, MA

2017                 Artist in Residency Fellowship, Terra Summer Residency, Terra Foundation for American Art, Giverny, France

2017                 Jury’s Citation Award, Black Maria Film Festival

2016                 Artist in Residency Fellowship (9 months), Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

2016                 Special Award, AVIFF 2016 & Angel Orensanz Foundation

2015                 Artist in Residency Fellowship, I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, CT

2015                 Artist in Residency Fellowship, Fjuk Art Centre, Husavik, Iceland

2015                 Finlandia Foundation Scholarship

2014                 Fulbright Scholarship

2011                 Grant for Media Art, AVEK (Center for Audio-Visual Media)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

 

2019                 Group Exhibition, Please Don’t Take This Lightly, Artlab Gallery, London ON

2018                 Performance, Texturings, collaboration with Ellen Moffat, Forest City Gallery, London, ON

2018                 Performance, Texturings, collaboration with Ellen Moffat, Satellite Project Space, London, ON

2017                 Group Exhibition, Night Swim, Random Access Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2017                 Two Person Exhibition, Brianna Miller/Eeva Siivonen, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

2016                 Group Exhibition, Visions, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK

2016                 Solo Exhibition, Black River, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

2016                 Group Exhibition, None the Wiser: MFA 2016, Rogue Space, New York, NY

2016                 Group Exhibition, Cloudlands,  Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

2016                 Group Exhibition, None the Wiser: MFA 2016, SU Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2016                 Group Exhibition, Infiniti Claws, Angel´s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

2015                 Group Exhibition, SATELLITES at the Franklin, curated by Third Object and MCA in Chicago, Chicago, IL

2015                 Group Exhibition Were The Eye Not Sunlike, ACRE TV, Fernway Gallery and MCA in Chicago, curated by Third Object, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Film Festivals and Screenings

 

2019                 Bideodromo International Experimental Film Festival, Bilbao, Spain

2017                 Short Time Long Distance Film and Video Art Festival, Helsinki, Finland

2017                 Tuulikki Pietilä, portrait film Post Scriptum (2014, with Anssi Pulkkinen), Ateneum Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2017                 2nd Floor Rear, Chicago, IL

2017                 Black Maria Film Festival, 36th Annual Tour

2016                 Critical Edge Film Festival, Tallahassee, FL

2016                 aCinema, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI

2016                 AE Art House Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN ((Nominated for Creative Vision Award)

2016                 MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival, Asheville, NC

2016                 AVIFF Cannes Art Film Festival, Cannes, France                 

2015                 Hammerbrook Film Fest, Hamburg, Germany

2015                 AE Art House Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN (Nominated for Creative Vision Award)

2014                 International Short Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland  

2013                 International Nature Film Festival, Savonlinna, Finland

2013                 Docpoint - Documentary Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland

2011                 Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, Canada

2010                 Aubagne International Film Festival, Aubagne, France

2010                 Gvik International Student Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

2010                 Union Docs: Finnish Documentary Spotlight, New York, NY

2010                 Film Palace Fest International Short Film Festival, Balchik, Bulgaria

2010                 Reikäreuna Film Festival, Orivesi, Finland

2010                 Audiovisual Poetry Festival, Tarp, Lithuania

2010                 Music Laboratory Network, Vilnius Planetarium, Vilnius, Lithuania

2009                 Lens Politica Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland

 

 

Media/Press

 

2017                 Observer-Dispatch, Interview, http://www.uticaod.com/news/20170228/artists-in-residence-  to-host-talk-exhibit-at-mwpai

 

2016                 On Eeva Siivonen and Living the Questions, Interview,http://aefilmfest.weebly.com/blog/on-eeva-siivonen-and-living-the-questions

 

2015                 On Eeva Siivonen and Strange Places, Interview, http://www.alteredesthetics.org/blog/eeva-siivonen-and-strange-places

 

2015                 SATELLITES at the Franklin, press-release, http://artforum.com/uploads/guide.003/id06353/press_release.pdf

 

2015                 Were the Eye Not Sunlike, curated by Third Object, publication http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55d9dd47e4b090d16425016b/t/561ab74ce4b01839b1c080d7/1444591436318/sunworship.pdf