Maria Fox Larsson

Visual artist
Lives and works in Jakobstad, Finland
Phone: +358 466276359
Email: fox@foxlarsson.art
www.foxlarsson.art

Education

2022 – 2026 (Expected) Novia Yrkesögskola, Bachelor of Fine Arts
2021 – 2025 (Expected) ITMO University, Master of Innovation Science (Art and Science)
2011 – 2013 European University at St. Petersburg, Master of Anthropology and Ethnology
2006 – 2011 Petrozavodsk State University, Specialist’s Degree in Swedish Language

Artist-Run Spaces

2021 – 2023 Co-founder and co-curator of 24 Gallery and Artist Space, St. Petersburg

Upcoming

31.03 – 12.05.24 Kvitbrakka Artist Residency
June 2024, Surprise Mechanics in Paper Cards, Practical Workshop, Bland Typer och Tryck, Jakobstad

Grants and Artist Residencies

2022 Svensk-Österbottniska Kultursamfundet. Project grant for the arrangement of an exhibition and public program in Jakobstad in October 2023
2021 Tough Art at Home. Artist in Residence. Pittsburgh Children’s Museum. Pittsburgh, USA
2017 – 2018 Artist in Residence. Metalwork, Wire Sculpture. Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg

Solo Exhibitions

2024, Suspended, solo exhibition, B-Galleria, Turku
2023 “Silvertejp”, Gallery Whitebox, Jakobstad
2021 “Bird in Heart”, Krupskaya Culture House, St. Petersburg
2019 “Balancing Act”, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2017 “Picture Diary”, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2017 “The Rabbit, the Swing, and the Teapot”, Intimate Space Gallery, St. Petersburg

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Quantum Critic, Myymälä2, Helsinki
2023 Yes, I Was Born This Way, Jakarte, Jakobstad
2023 Hem – Sommargaleri, Jakarte, Stadsbiblioteket, Jakobstad
2023 Kakofoni, Whitebox Gallery, Jakobstad
2023 Radical Landscapes, Whitebox Gallery, Jakobstad
2023 Happy New Error, St. Petersburg, 24 Gallery
2022 Jakarte Showcase, Jakarte, Jakobstad
2022 Emptiness and Decay, St. Petersburg, 24 Gallery
2022 Robot’s Care, St. Petersburg, Sevcable Port
2022 Goodbye, Digitocene!, St. Petersburg, 24 Gallery
2021 The Tale of Lost Time: Intervention, St. Petersburg, KGallery
2021 Cloud Show Virtual Gallery, St. Petersburg, Masters.Digital, Marina Gisich Gallery
2021 Kitchen Gallery Exhibition, Birmingham, UK, Round Lemon Gallery
2021 Human-Friendly Inner Space, Third Place, St. Petersburg
2021 We: 2nd Exhibition of Young Artists of Karelia, Petrozavodsk, City Exhibition Hall
2020 Flowers, Kitties, Revolution, St. Petersburg, Ken Kesey Art Space
2019 Kafka Night, St. Petersburg, Okhta Lab Space
2018 Metamorphosis, St. Petersburg, Open Workshops Space
2018 Blind Date, St. Petersburg, FFTN Gallery
2017 Fop’s Blouse, Moscow, Mayakovsky Museum
2017 No Complaints, St. Petersburg, Yegorka Gallery

Select Lectures/Artist Talks

2023 “Om konst, våld och leksaker”, Jakobstad, Finland
2023 “Activism and Naive Technical Art. Underground Art in St. Petersburg Spring-Summer 2022”, Konsthuset Renlund, Karleby
2022 “Neural Trialogue: What I Learned Co-Authoring Art with a Neural Network”, Third Place, St. Petersburg
2022 “Neural Trialogue: an Experiment in Co-Authoring and Conversing with AI”, ITMO University, St. Petersburg
2022 “AI as a Co-Author and Companion in Artistic Work”, Gallery 24, St. Petersburg

Teaching

2023 Gör din egen mekaniska leksak, Jakobstad, Finland
2023 Gör din egen pappersmask, Jakobstad, Finland
2023 Walk-in Flexagon Workshop, Novia Kultour Event, Jakobstad – Nykarleby – Larsmo, Finland
2022 Arduino for Artists: Practical Introductory Workshop, Gallery 24, St. Petersburg
2021 How to Make a Wire Creature: Illustrated Printable GuideChildren’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
2020 Wire Techniques in Paper Mache: Practical Seminar + Collaborative Project, Ken Kesey Space, St. Petersburg
2020 How to Not Be Afraid of Your Sketchbook: Practical Seminar, Okhta 8 Space, St. Petersburg
2020 Finding New Themes and Stories through Collage: Practical Workshop, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2018 Setting Up a Portfolio Site for Artists: Four Week Practical Workshop, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2018 How to Design a Repeating Pattern: Practical Workshop, Riga, Latvia, Erasmus+
2018 Collaging Thoughts and Emotions: Practical Workshop, Tartu, Estonia, Erasmus+
2018 Introduction to Wire Sculpture Techniques: Four Week Practical Course, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2017 Introduction to Wire Sculpture Techniques: Four Week Practical Course, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2017 Stop Motion Animation Techniques: Four Week Practical Course, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2016 Advanced Wood Carving: Designing and Making a Hairfork: Three Week Practical Course, Open Workshops Space, St. Petersburg
2016 Advanced Scroll Saw Techniques: Earrings and Jewellery: Three Week Practical Course, Klass TrueDa Space, St. Petersburg
2016 Introduction to Woodworking: Basic Scroll Saw Techniques: Three Week Practical Course, Klass TrueDa Space, St. Petersburg

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