CV

Juha Menna
born 1970 in Orimattila

STUDIES

1993- 1998 Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki
1988 Trade school. Carpenter, Hyvinkää

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Orimattilan Taidemuseo ”Taidenäyttely meillä tässä, tärkeä juttu” Orimattila
2013 Galleria Becker ”Se on hieno” Jyväskylä
2012 Galleria Katariina ”Ei se ole oikea, se on puuta”, Helsinki
2012 Galleria Saskia, Tampere
2009 Art Center Ahjo, “Dissimilar”, Joensuu
2009 Gallery Katariina, “Human scrab”, Helsinki
2008 Gallery Pihatto,“Two human beings, Lappeenranta
2008 Gallery seriola, “Human being, ”Tampere
2007 Library Gallery, “Small and big things, Nurmijärvi
2006 Gallery Huuto ,“Two”,Helsinki
2005 Gallery Oljemark, “Running still, Helsinki
2005 Gallery Becker, “In same boat, Jyväskylä
2004 Library Gallery, “Change of generation”, Nurmijärvi
2002 National Theatre of Finland, “Kalevala sculptures”, Helsinki
2001 Gallery Toukokuu, “Onnimanni”, Helsinki
2001 Gallery Brinkkala, “Onnimanni”, Turku
2001 Gallery Juminkeko, “Young Kalevala artist of year 2001”, Kuhmo
1999 Gallery Pictor, “Indians, part IV”, Nummela
1998 Gallery Annantalo, “Indians, part III”, Helsinki
1998 Academy of fine arts, “Indians, part II”, Helsinki
1997 Academy of fine arts, “Indians, part I”, Helsinki
1995 Academy Gallery, Bicycle journey to Karelia, Helsinki

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Suomen Kansallisteatteri, ”Veistäjät” Tapani Kokon kanssa Helsinki
2014 Mäntän kuvataideviikot Mänttä
2013 Hämeen aluenäyttely, Riihimäen taidemuseo Riihimäki
2013 ”Veistäjät” Hailuoto, Nurmijärvi
2012 Keravan taidemuseo ”Palikkaooppera”, Kerava
2012 Galleria Kuninkaankartano, Juva
2011 Mäntän kuvataideviikot, Mänttä
2011 Puun Taju, Hyvinkää
2011 Maila Talvio Salonki, Hartola
2010 Art Hall; “Villa Karo 10 Years”, Helsinki
2010 The Union of Art Associations, Järvenpää
2009, -10 Palas, “Landscape art”, Hyvinkää
2008 Tabor, “Sculptors Tabor”, Nurmijärvi
2008 Werstas Museum “Quaerrel”, Tampere
2007, -07 Gallery Jari Jansson, Raahe
2007 Kerava Art Museum “hot art”, Kerava
2006, -07, -09, -10 Gallery Terrtu Jurvakainen, Muhos
2006 Academy of fine arts “EX”, Helsinki
2006 Suvi- Pinx art festival, Sysmä
2005 Salo Art Museum, “Sculptor 2005”, Salo
2004 Craftmuseum of Finland, Findians, Jyväskylä
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
2004 The Union of Art Associations, Rovaniemi
2004 “Fragile”, Helsinki
2004 “White”, Fiskars
2003 8. Mänttä art festival, Mänttä
2001-03 Gallery Staffas, Porvoo
2001-05 Scandinavian Wood art festival, Juva
2002 Third Baltic Animal Sculpture Festiva, Tallinn, Esthonia
2002 Suvi- Pinx art festival, Sysmä
1999 International Medal festival, Kankaanpää
1998 Young medal artists, Hvitträsk, Kirkkonummi
1997 International Medal biennale, Mänttä
1997 Academy of fine art sculptors, Paanajärvi, Viena Karelia
1997 Academy of fine art sculptors, Rauma Art Museum

PUBLIC SCULPTURES/ ART MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

2010 Cultural Center of students and Youth, “Family”, Helsinki
2003 Wood sculpture by highway, ”Linnut”, Juva
1996 Landscape monument, ”Ukon Kirves”, Vantaa, Jokiuomanpuisto

The Committee for the Purchase of Works for the State art Collection

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

Local Government of Nurmijärvi, Nurmijärvi

SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES

2010 Art Council of Uusimaa
2009 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa Regional fund
2005 The Arts Council of Finland
2004 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2004 The Arts Council of Finland
2003 City of Juva. First prize in wood sculpture competition
2002 Sleipnir, Nifca
2001 Finnish Cultural Foundation Olavi Veistäjä prize in group of theatre Takomo
2001 Creative Art Compose Foundation
2000 Kalevala Culture Foundation Juminkeko
2000 Creative Art Compose Foundation
1999 Academy of fine arts
1997 Academy of fine arts
1996 City of Vantaa
1995 Academy of fine arts

MEMBERSHIPS

Member of Association of Finnish Sculptors

ANOTHER INTEREST

Music- All kind of drumming
Running- Long distance, middle distance
Archery- Primitive bows