Harry Matti Hukkinen

Resume

Education

M.F.A. 2012 Sculpture University of the Arts (currently enrolled)
B.A. 2009 Art Monmouth University (3.9 GPA, Summa cum Laude)
A.A. 2007 Humanities Brookdale Community College (3.9 GPA, Dean's List)

Skills

Stone Carving, Fine Art Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Ceramics, Bronze Casting, Public Speaking
Horticultural Design and Installation, Tree, Plant and Turf Management
Landscape Construction, Architectural Paving and Design, Historic Renovation
Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Residential Painting, Heavy Equipment Operator
Actor, Camera Operator, Writer, Curator

Awards/Honors

2011 Featured Artist "July", JerseyArts.com
2010/2011 University Graduate Fellowship
2007/2008 Monmouth County Freeholder's Academic Scholarship
2007 Brookdale Community College Distinguished Scholar
2006 Brookdale Alumni Academic Scholarship

Group Exhibitions

2011 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, 8th Annual Juried Show, Long Branch, NJ
University of the Arts, President's Gallery Invitational Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
"Works in Progress", August 2011, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Cosmic Bodies", Hamilton and Arronson Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Sculptoure 2011, Long Branch, NJ
29th Annual Exhibition of the Emirates Fine Arts Society,
Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah U.A.E.
2010 "The Art of Healing", Gallery 1, Philadelphia, PA
Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Sculptoure 2010, Long Branch, NJ
"Works in Progress", July 2010, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Works in Progress", August 2010, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Center for Visual Arts, Brookdale Community College, "Circles of Influence", Lincroft, NJ
Ice House Gallery, Monmouth University, "Student Show", West Long Branch, NJ
2008 Linden, NJ, Mural w/ Bob Mataranglo
2007 Center for Visual Arts, Brookdale Community College Mural Project (135'w x 9'h), Lincroft, NJ
Rhonda Schaller Studio, "Small Rays of Hope", Chelsea, NY
Rhonda Schaller Studio, "Live Free or Die", Chelsea, NY
Brookdale Community College Student Art Show, Lincroft, NJ [Honorable Mention]
Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Sculptoure 2007, Long Branch, NJ
2006 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, 3rd Annual Juried Show, Long Branch, NJ
Griffin Gallery, "Secrets Revealed", Madison, NJ
Brookdale Community College Alumni Art Show, Lincroft, NJ
2005 Guggenheim, Robert Whitman's "whitman local report", NY, NY
2001 Art Alliance 15th Annual State Show, Red Bank, NJ [Judge & Exhibitor]
Third Inaugural Exhibit Millennium Arts Center, Washington, DC
2000 Monmouth County Arts Council 20th Annual State Show, Lincroft, NJ
Art Alliance 14th Annual State Show, Red Bank, NJ [Honorable Mention]
Art Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ
"Impressionism into the Next Century", Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY
"Watermark 2000 Works on Paper", Studio 107, Whiteville, NC [Best of Show Award]
17th Annual Lewis-Clark Exhibition, Lewiston, ID
E-Art National Show, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
10th Annual International Art Exhibition, Havre De Grace Art Commission, Havre De Grace, MD
Americas 2000, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND
"Paper, Stone, Scissors", Target Gallery/Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
Dreamscapes/Landscapes, Montclair, NJ
"Lots of Little Art", Artlink, Fort Wayne, IN
Exclusively Landscape, Phoenix, AZ
Texas Artist Museum, Port Arthur, TX [Best of Show Award]
"New Directions '2K", Barret Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
National Photography Show, Stepping Stone Gallery, Huntington, NY
1999 New Jersey Center for the Healing Arts, Red Bank, NJ
Art Alliance 13th Annual State Show, Red Bank, NJ

Selected Related Experience

Curated Exhibitions/Events

2011 "Hyper-Space", co-Curated with Denise Philpbar, SEI Corporate Campus, West Collection, Oaks, PA
2011 "Opposites Attract", co-Curated with Joe Girandola, Kris Strawser, Philadelphia Sculptors, PA

Internships

2006-2008 Robert Melee Studio Assistant, Asbury Park, NJ
2008 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ
2007 Canal Street Studios, Fine Art Foundry, Bucks County, PA
2007 Digital Stone Project, Stone Sculpture Fabrication, Hamilton, NJ

Selected Bibliography

"Still Melting", Reflections from The University of the Arts MFA Students involved in the 29th Annual Exhibition of the Emirates Fine Arts Society, 2011
Rhonda Schaller Studio, Small Rays of Hope, Exhibition Calendar, December 2007
Rhonda Schaller Studio, Live Free or Die, Exhibition Catalogue, March 2007
Marie Maber, "SICA 3rd Annual Juried Show Review", Asbury Park Press, Arts and Leisure, October, 2006

Current Associations

International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
FilmOneFest, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Rhonda Schaller Studio Chelsea Art Link Network
Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ
Black Box of Asbury Park, NJ

Digital Videos

"Buggery on the High Seas", actor, 2009
"Fuck You Lyme Disease", producer, 2008
"What I Learned At Film Night", actor, 2007
"Sculptoure 2007" documentary, camera operator, 2007
"El Lobo Rojo - The Legend of Bob Mataranglo", actor, writer, camera operator, 2006
"Celebrity Jeopardy", actor, 2005
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