MARI AHOKOIVU

Juhanintie 16
90420 Oulu, Finland
+35850 3784649
mari.ahokoivu@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2005-
Oulu university of applied sciences

2004-2005
Artschool of Liminka, studying comics

2004-2005
Open university, arthistory approbatur

2004
Matriculation examination

1991-2000
Steinerschool of Oulu

WORK EXPERIENCE

2007               
"Sarjakuvantekijän opas", comicbook, guide book for making comics, 141 pages. BTJ Kustannus.
"Poikani Bremer" a comicbook, 8 page shortstory. Naama Kustannus

"Siilisalaatti N:o 3", a comic magazine 20 pages. Naama Kustannus
Stripcomic "kuin normaalit ihmiset" in the Oulun ylioppilas magazine
Webcomic "Kissa Pienen pieni" (http://www.kissanpaivia.com/pienenpieni/)
"Peilikuvia" -comicstrip in the Unik paper -magazine (1 strip)

2006
"Tales from the book of cats -Two stories about love"
a comic magazine, 20 pages. Naama Kustannus
"Hyvää Yötä" a comic magazine, 10 pages. Self published
"Siilisalaatti N:o 2" a comic magazine, 20 pages. Self published
"Ruumiin vammat" comicbook, one of the authors. Naama Kustannus
One comicstrip in the PeTo-magazine
One comicstrip in the Kaleva-magazine
Four page comic in the NettiNarttu 4 -webcomic magazine (http://www.narttu.net)
"Vuoden hetkiä" -comic in the Vegaia-magazine (four comics per year)
One page comic in the Kulttuurivihkot-magazine
Illustrations in the book "Elämän loppu vai kuoleman alku" Duodecim

2005
Three comicstrips in the Oulun steinerkoulu -magazine
24 comicstrips in the Iltasanomat -magazine
"Siilisalaatti N:o 1" comic magazine, 20 pages. Self published

2004
Two page comic in the Exlibris Aboensis -magazine (N:o 50)

2003
"Daftari -muistoja Tansaniasta" Comicbook, self published


EXHIBITIONS

20.6.-13.9.2007
Mutsis oli -Narttujen sarjakuvia, comic exhibition, Nettinarttu,
Librarycenter Aralis, Helsinki Finland

9.6.-8.7.2007
Fusion -exhibition, art from the students of Oulu university of applied
sciences, OSAKO, Citylibrary of Oulu Finland

25.5.-27.5.2007
Poikani Bremer -comic related art exhibition, Naama Kustannus,
Hotell Merihovi, Kemi Finland

20.3.-10.4.2007       
Poikani Bremer -comic related art exhibition, Naama Kustannus,
Kirjasto 10, Helsinki Finland

9.9.-8.10.2006
Ruumiin Vammat -comic exhibition, Naama Kustannus,
Cosmic Comic Cafe, Turku Finland

20.5.-9.7.2006
Comic exhibition. Varikkogalleria, Seinäjoki, Finland

LANGUAGES

Finnish, native language
English, excellent
Swedish, good
German, basic
French, basic

COMPUTER SCILLS

Windows and Mac os X
Adobe Photoshop, good
Microsoft Office, good
Adobe Dreamweaver, good
Adobe Flash, basic
Adobe Illustrator, basic
Adobe InDesign, basic