Ville Andersson (b. 1986, Loviisa, Finland) lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Andersson graduated from the Finnish Academy of Fine Art in the spring of 2012.
He has exhibited actively in both collective and solo exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including at: EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art; National Art Center, Tokyo; Vitraria Glass + A Museum, Venice and Diesel Art Gallery, Tokyo.
In 2015 he was named the Young Artist of the Year in Finland. Young Artist of the Year is one of the biggest and best known Finnish art awards. He held two solo museum exhibitions the same year, at Tampere Art Museum and at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum. Among other awards include: Stina Krook Foundation Award in 2012 and the Anita Snellman Foundation Stipend in 2012. In 2014 he was nominated a finalist for the annual Spanish Art Critics Association Award at ARCO Madrid.
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