• Tuukka Teponoja

    Comic artist, visual artist (BA)

    Imatra, Finland

"Self-proclaimed MacGyver of comics and all things related"

Work Samples

  • Collage & assemblage

  • Comics

Work History

CV | | | | Tuukka Teponoja, (s. 1986, Helsinki) @: tuukka.teponoja@gmail.com | EDUCATION 2015 Bachelor of Culture and Arts (BA), Saimaa University of Applied Sciences (in the Degree Programme in Visual Arts with the Specialisation of Printmaking) 8/2010 - 5/2011 Orivesi College of Arts, Comic Studio 2008 Mediakylpylä, Multimedia Group, Helsinki Vocational College 2005 Finnish Matriculation Examination, Malmin Lukio WORK HISTORY 2017 Comics workshop at Joensuu lukiolla (1 kurssi) 2016-17 Comics workshop at Joutsenon Opisto 2014 Photoshop Course Instructor, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences 2009-10 Youth Workshop Instructor, Helsinki Comics Center, from Fall 2009 till Spring 2010 2008-10 Event Coordinator, Helsinki Comics Center, 8/2008-8/2010 2005-9 Event Coordinator, Helsinki Comics Festival 2009 Comics In Concert - Event Coordinator 2007 Civil Servant, MediaLab, University of Art and Design POSITIONS OF TRUST 2017- South Carelian Art Society, Member of Board 2013-14 Part-Time Promotional Marketing Assistant, Saimaa UoAS | 1.9.14 - 30.6.15 | 1.9.13 - 15.6.14 2006 - 2010 Finnish Comics Society - Member of Board, member since 2006 2007, 2009 Advisor of the Board, Perfect Strangers of Finland, member since 2003 OTHER VOLUNTARY WORK 2008-2014 24 Hour Comic - event coordination, Helsinki Comics Center (-08, 09), Orivesi CoA (-10), Imatra, (11-14) PUBLICATIONS 2015 Bachelor Thesis from Saimaa UoAS - Kaunis Mieli Kääntää Katseensa Sisäänpäin 48 pages Describes the making of- process of same-titled comic. Keywords: Photocomics, Collage, Fine Art, Glitch Art. In Finnish only. SOLO PUBLICATIONS 2016 Kaunis Mieli Kääntää Katseensa Sisäänpäin (2. editio, OKS Kustannus) 2016 NINE TALES ABOUT DESIRE - kootut 24h sarjakuvat 2008-15 (268 s.) 2015 Kaunis Mieli Kääntää Katseensa Sisäänpäin (48p.) 2013 LOVE (12 p. small press) 2011 Aivoiglu (36 p. self published) 2006 Tahinko (self published, 28 p.) 24H Comics: -nameless comic (-08), Paha Kulkee Possutossuilla (-09), Sydäntenkaappaajat (-10), Uhrisavu (-11), Uudet Rillit (-11), Eräs Romanttinen Western (-12), Äksyt Vanhat Cheerleaderit (-13), Paha Kokkeli (-14) PUBLICATIONS IN ANTHOLOGIES 2016 Maahanmuuttajien Tarinoita (coming spring 2016) 2012 Herbert 4 (Saimaan Sarjakuvaseura) Piriorja Herbert 3 (Saimaan Sarjakuvaseura) 2011 Herbert (Saimaan Sarjakuvaseura) Nordicomics.info 2011 (Finnish Comics Society) 2011 Orivesi Porno-orja, Väriorja, Paras Orja Ikinä, Silppuriorja 2010 Orivesi Säläorja 2010 Sarjiskasviskeittokirja (Sammakko-kustannus) 2009 Suuri Koirakirja (Naamakustannus) 2008 Vesantologia (OttoVille Kustannus) Immigrant-strips, (Youth Workshops of Helsinki Vocational School) ONLINE PUBLICATIONS Comic Blogs Paint It Blacker! (2.11.2008->) Paint It Black! (22.11.2006-05.11.2008) Narttu.net Teemanarttu-web magazine special issues 1,4,8,9 and 10. EXHIBITIONS (group exhibition unless otherwise noted) 2015 Printmaking Portfolio “V“, Linnala campus, Lappeenranta Printmaking Portfolio“V“, Galleria Honkaharju, Imatra Stockfors Art Fair 2015 - “Kaikki Sanat on jo käytetty”, Pyhtää 2014 Printmaking Portfolio “V“, Jäppilänniemen Seurojentalo, Imatra Printmaking Portfolio “V“, Käytävägalleria, Kulttuuritalo Virta, Imatra Pitsi Goes Pub 2014 / Osteria da Filippo OOPS!, Galleria Convoi (9.5.-27.7.2014 ) (Helsinki 10.- 24.5.2014 / Geneve 6.-22.6.2014 / Tallin 4.- 26.7.3014) Stockfors Art Fair 2014 - “Heijastuksia“, Pyhtää 2013 Epätaideviikot, Galleria Convoi / 5.-27.10.2013 Teille Kaikille, Galleria Convoi / 6.8-30.8.2013 Stockfors Art Fair 2013 - “Muuntujat“, Pyhtää 2012 Stockfors Art Fair 2012, Pyhtää 06/2010 solo exhibition, Karhu Lapsipuvussa, Ravintola Om´Pu, Helsinki 2010 Alastonmallisarjakuva - 24.2-10.3.2011, Oriveden Opisto, Orivesi 2009 Nartut Netissä - 13.1.-7.2.2009, Sarjakuvakeskus, Helsinki 2007 Oman elämänsä sarjakuvasankarit 8.2-12.4.2007, Arabianrannan Kirjasto, Helsinki PUBLIC WORK 2014 Door designs for 2nd floor of Joutseno Reception Centre, Detention Unit, Konnunsuo GRANTS 2011 Art Grant, City of Helsinki LANGUAGE SKILLS Native Finnish Others fluent English

Education

  • Saimaa University of Applied Sciences

    • Bachelor of Arts Fine Arts
    • 2011 - 2015

    With the Specialisation of Printmaking

Specialties

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