Résumé

Education
2020 Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Art, Master Degree Programme of Art Education, Helsinki, FI
2015 Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Art, Master Degree Programme of Environmental Art, Helsinki, FI
2014 Erasmus Scholarship, Estonian Academy of Arts, Faculty of Fine Art, Department of Sculpture and Installation, Tallinn, EE
2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, School of Art and Media, Department of Art, Bachelor Degree Programme of Fine Art, Tampere, FI

Memberships
2016- MUU Artists’ Association
2016- Tampere Artists’ Association, Member of the Board 2019-
2011-2015 Rajataide Artists’ Association, Member of the Board 2012-2013

Solo Exhibitions 
2021 Art Centre Mältinranta, Tampere, FI (upcoming)
2017 Mökki / \ Дача (with Anastasia Artemeva), Gallery Huuto, Helsinki, FI
2015 Walkabout, Gallery Rajatila, Tampere, FI
2015 Siege, Kunsthalle Linz Export, Tampere, FI/Linz, AT

Group Exhibitions
2020 Skool! – The Centenary Exhibition of the Tampere Artists’ Association, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, FI (upcoming)
2016 Going Commando, XXI Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä, FI, curator Anssi Kasitonni
2015 Make Yourself at Home, The 6th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere, FI, curator Sirpa Joenniemi
2015 The Visitors, Kilometre of Sculpture 2015, Võru, EE, curator Andreas Nilsson
2015 OK11 Open Call 1, Oksasenkatu11, Helsinki, FI
2015 Lantern Park, LUX Helsinki Light Festival 2015, Helsinki, FI
2014 Damage Assessment, EKKM, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, EE
2014 The Last Lingonberry, 11th Annual Environmental Art Exhibition of Kivinokka, Helsinki, FI
2012 ARS Kärsämäki 2012, Kärsämäki, FI, curator Jukka Silokunnas
2012 Way of Life, The 5th Triennial of Pirkanmaa, Tampere, FI, curator Veikko Halmetoja
2011 From the Forest, Art Centre Haihara, Tampere, FI, curators Elise Pedersen and Jarno Vesala

Artists’ Books
2018 Cross-stitch, artist’s book, signed and numbered edition of 50, publisher Edizioni Inaudite, Turin, IT

Residencies
2017 SÍM, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavík, IS
2016 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Berlin, GE
2016 Maroc Artist Meeting 2016, partner project of Not New Now, The 6th Marrakech Biennial, Marrakech, MA
2012 Arts Council of Pirkanmaa, Prague, CZ

Grants
2020 The VISEK Centre for the Promotion of Visual Art, Project Grant
2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Regional Office of Pirkanmaa, Project Grant
2017 Paulo Foundation, Project Grant
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Grant for Mobility in the Arts
2017 Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1/2-Year Working Grant
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Travel Grant
2016 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Regional Office of Pirkanmaa, Project Grant

Bibliography
2018 Konstrundan Zine, Issue 11, published on 06/08/2018, https://issuu.com/julianyman/docs/konstrundan-2018-tidning-rgb-web.co
2017 A Study of Light and Darkness, Novelty Magazine, Issue 10, published on 14/12/2017, http://noveltymag.com/study-light-darkness/
2016 Liisa Ahlfors, Floorr Magazine, Issue 6, published on 30/09/2016, https://www.floorrmagazine.com/issue-6/liisa-ahlfors
2015 365 Artists 365 Days, A Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery Collaborative Project, published on 29/09/2015, https://365artists365days.com/2015/09/29/liisa-ahlfors-tampere-finland/