JT Mokko

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Date and place of birth: 25.03.1974 Sodankylä, Suomi – Finland
Address: Ulvilantie 29 / 4 C 262, 00350 HELSINKI, Suomi – Finland
Telephone: +358 440 159 553
E-mail: tapani.mokko@gmail.com
Webpage: www.mokko.fi
Twitter: @JTMokko
Facebook: JTmokko

EDUCATION


CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) certificate Espoo 2005
Business course, Centre of Further Training, Sodankylä 2003
Bachelor of Visual Arts (AMK), 182,5 study weeks – The Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences 1998 – 2003
Army: light infantryman/ medic, Sodankylä’s Infantry brigade 1997 – 1998
Movie Course, Lapland Institute, Sodankylä 1995
Approbatur in philosophy, University of Oulu 1994 – 1997
Higher school examination, Sodankylä’s senior high school 1993

WORK EXPERIENCE


Freelance Visual Artist 1990 – 2017
Audiovisual application for Svenska kulturfonden Educa fair, Helsinki Finland 2017
Gearwheel Puzzle -game for Folktinget in City of Pori’s Suomi Arena 2016
SanatOn –game project, Script writer / illustrator / Animator. Nordic EU funded E- learning project. 2005 – 2006
2D- graphic artist and designer, SD8-Internet trading center -project, ICSL, Espoo 2005
Illustrator, The Finnish Association of the Deaf, Helsinki 2001
Web designer, Troms County Council, Troms, Norway 1999 – 2000

KNOWN LANGUAGES


Finnish (native language), english, swedish

EXHIBITIONS


Sprouts of Life – Elämisen ituja 1.12 – 5.1.2007 – Kittilä Library, Lapland Finland
Nameless Town – Nimetön kaupunki 5. 12. 2006 – 27. 1. 2007 – Sodankylä Main Library, Lapland Finland
Sprouts of Life – Elämisen ituja 17.9 – 27.10.2006 – Hotel Karhu, Sodankylä, Lapland Finland
Nameless Town – Nimetön Kaupunki, Team Exhibition (EOA), 15.6 – 9.7.2006 – Gjutars Gallery, Vantaa, Finland
Open Your Eyes – Silmät Auki, Joint Exhibition, 9.8 – 23.12.2005 – Vantaan Taidemuseo, Myyrmäki, Vantaa, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 8. – 30. 12. 2004 – Galleria Gjutars, Vantaa, Finland
Individual Exhibition, 2003 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 2001 – Taidemuseo, Rovaniemi, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 2000 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland
Individual Exhibition, 1997 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 1996 – Luosto, Sodankylä, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 1995 – Lapponia talo, Sodankylä, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 1993 – Rake galleria, Helsinki, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 1992 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland
Joint Exhibition, 1991 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland
Individual Exhibition, 1990 – Alariesto galleria, Sodankylä, Finland

GRANTS AND ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENTS


Pulse of Light” – artwork won a second place on art competition, City of Espoo 2008
Artist Residence, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, August 2007
Manifest of Esoteric Art in Lapland Culture Magazine Jänkä 1/2005
Grant from the City of Vantaa, 2005
Grant from the Finnish – Norwegian Culture Fund, 2003
Grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation, Lapland fund, 2003
Accepted in the New Potatoes -exhibition, Art Museum of Rovaniemi, 2001
I. place in the Andreas Alariesto painting competition, Sodankylä, 2000
Artist of the Year, Sodankylä 1997
Cultural Stipendium for Young Artist, 1996
Freedom, responsibility and Sartre. Philosophy Study for University of Oulu 1995

STUDY TRIPS


Reykjavík, Iceland 2.8.2017 – 31.8.2017

USA 1.6 – 30.6.2015  
Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Hoover dam, Grand Ganyon, Santa Fe, Roswell, Austin Texas

Paris, France 1.8.2007 – 27.8.2007
Louvre, d’Orsay, Pompidou

Graz ja Wien. Austria 19.12.2005 – 3.1.2006
Graz: Kunsthaus Graz, Schloßberg, Stadion Graz-Liebenau
Wien: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Leopold Museum, Gasometer, Schönbrunn, Stephansdom

Beijing. China 10.2 – 19.2. 2002
Beijing Opera, Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Beihai park, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square

MEMBERSHIPS


Esoteric Order of Art, founding member, 2005
Artists’ Association of Vantaa, Member from May 2004
Kaamos, Society of Visual arts, from the year 1990