Bio & Upcoming

Johanna Sinkkonen (b.1983 Finland) is a multidisciplinary visual artist and producer living and working in Turku. Sinkkonen studied Visual Arts in Helsinki Finland and in the Netherlands, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht.

Sinkkonen has implemented multi-disciplinary projects in various art groups and has actively influenced the Turku art field. She has received numerous awards and in 2021 Sinkkonen was involved in the Book of Rooms – production, which was awarded the Finland’s State Prize for Performing Arts in 2021. Her works have been at various festivals and exhibitions both in Finland and abroad. 

In her work Sinkkonen combines methods of community, place-based and media art. Sinkkonen’s special expertises are public art works and community and socially influential art projects. Sinkkonen’s orientation in the field of community art and applied art is motivated by an interest in influencing society and a desire to take art processes to places where they are not usually experienced.

1.-31.8.2024 Fimbul Konstvägen – Environmental Art event in Turku, Finland

19.6.–11.8.2024 Turku Artists’ Association’s members’ exhibition, Sommartider | Sibeliusmuseum, Turku

2.-12.5.2024 Turku Artotheque 30th anniversary exhibition, Lainahöyhenissä | Turku Kunsthalle Iso Gallery, Turku

21.3.-13.4.2024 Turku Artists’ Association’s members’ exhibition, SPRING SALON 2024 | HAA Gallery, Helsinki

2.2.-31.3.2024 FIMBUL exhibition | Brinkkalan Galleria Turku, Finland

2021-2024 RunoUs – communal public artwork / Canadantuijat | Runosmäki community center, Turku Finland