Pii Anttila (b. 1984, Kurikka)
Live and works in Seinäjoki, Finland


2016 – Master of Art(MA), Muunto, Art Education for professionals,   Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

2011 Master of Arts, (MA), Audiovisual Media Culture, Media Studies, University of Lapland, Finland

2008 Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the degree program of Fine Arts, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, School of Art and Media, Tampere, Finland

2006 Limerick Institute of Technology, School of Art and Design, Sculpture and Combined Media, Ireland,Erasmus-student

2003 Visual Art School of Helsinki, Finnish Baccalaureate, spring 2003. Helsinki, Finland

Employment and Artistic Activity

2018 Project coordinator, leader funded Mullistaja – rural art development project, Seinäjoki Art Hall, Seinäjoki

2011–18 Art teacher, Montessori Playschool of Helsinki: Herttoniemi, Töölö, Pakila, Munkkiniemi, Helsinki, Finland

2015 Co-producer, facilitator for Gaming the System -art event, Helsinki

2014  Guide and workshop leader for children’s art day Tokaluokkalaisten taideretki, Kiasma, Helsinki.

2013-14 Designing and leading a museum pedagogy project for 6 years old play school children in Töölö Montessori playschool, Helsinki, Finland

2012 Art teacher, Art happening, Europe School, part of IHME contemporary art festival, Helsinki

2011–12 Co-producer/co-curator, Featherweight Portable Museum – media art happening, MediaPyhät, Tampere, Finland & Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2011 Now You Are Here talk, producer Bernardine Carrol, Galway, Ireland

2011 Facilitator for SKjL annual exhibition, Puristamo, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

2011 Member of the jury, Rajataide-grant , Tampere, Finland

2011 for the School of Art and Design graduates, Tampere, Finland

2011 PR-person, Art Association Rajataide Ry, Tampere, Finland

2007–11 Substitute teacher for visual arts in Secondary Schools of Tampere, Finland

2009 Facilitator, workshop-leader, guide, Ev+a 2009 exhibition, Limerick, Ireland

2008–09 Family Day -workshop leader, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

2004–06 Member of Ikuinen Gallery Commision, Tampere, Finland


2015 Fight Night, Gaming the System Limerick, produced by These Animals, Red Hen, Limerick, Ireland

2015 Fight Night, Gaming the System, produced by These Animals, Pikseliähky, Helsinki

2015 Thief of Time, Gaming the System, produced by These Animals, Taidelinja, HKL, Helsinki

2015 Yllätyskauppa, The Shop of Surprises, together with artist Alan Bulfin, Taidelinja, HKL, Hakaniemi, Helsinki, Finland

2014 Friday Fight Night, together with artist Alan Bulfin, Olohuonenäyttely, livingroomexhibition, Yhteismaa, Helsinki, Finland

2013 Ajatuksien maa, The Land of Thought, community art project with children, Töölö Library, Helsinki

2012 Uusi Muu, Muu gallery, Helsinki

2012 Celeste Prize 2012, Centrale Montemartini, Rome, Italy

2010 Kaunis kansalainen, MediaPyhät, Rajatila Gallery, Tampere, Finland

2010 Situations Wanted, PS² Project Space, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2009 Young Artists 2009, Curator Stefan Bremer, Helsinki Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland

2009 Winter Conversation, Old Market, Rovaniemi, Finland

2008 Tampere Art Factory — Revohka, Degree Show of Fine Arts, TR1, Tampere, Finland

2008 Harvest, Mamuska Night, Daghdha Dance Company, Limerick, Ireland

2007 Feminist Wallpaper, Gallery Sinne, Helsinki, Finland

2007 The Best Video Artin Finland, Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland

2007 Perfo! Theater Telakka, Tampere, Finland

2007 Vera-filmfestival, Marianhamn, Åland

2006 I Love the Way You Lick Your Lollipop, Koti -bar, Tampere, Finland

2006 GayTampere -exhibition, Emil -hall, Tampere, Finland

2006 Estate, Ikuinen Gallery, Tampere, Finland

2006 Female Culture Festival, Cinema Niagara, Tampere, Finland

2005 Valosta –video art happening, Varjosta -club, Koti –bar, Tampere, Finland


2012 Celeste prize, 3rd place, category live media, installation, sculpture,performance, Rome, Italy

Grants and Scholarships

2015 Aalto grant for Gaming the System, together with These Animals, Aalto University

2012 Art Council of Finland, travel grant

2011 Art Council of Finland, group travel grant

2011 The City of Kurikka, Cultural Affairs, material grant

2010 FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, project grant

2010 PS2, Paragon Studios / Project Space, project grant

2010 The City of Kurikka, Cultural Affairs, project grant

2010 University of Lapland, travel grant


2013 Koroneos-building, The Finnish Institute at Athens, Greece


2011– Muu ry. Helsinki, Finland

2008– Rajataide Ry, Tampere, Finland