Exhibitions

2020 ‘PoeticHabitat’. Hong Art Museum. Chongqing, China.
2020 ‘ONYX II’ Virtual Exhibition. Envision Art Show.
2020 ’Abstraction III’ virtual exhibition. Envision Art Show
2020 ’Nature’ virtual exhibition. Grey Cube Gallery
2020 ‘Botanical’ virtual exhibition. Envision Art Show
2020 ‘Abstract’ virtual exhibition. Art Room Contemporary Gallery
2020 ’black and white’ virtual exhibition. Envision Art Show
2020 From 1900s to 2019, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China

2019 Eclectico, Galeria Aragon 232, Barcelona, Spain
2019 Summer Exhibition, Dalslands Art Museum, Åsenbruk, Sweden
2019 Steneby Open House Exhibit, Dals Långed, Sweden
2019 Spring Craft 2019, NOHAB Trollhättan, Sweden
2019 HDK Examensutställning 2019, Kajskul 113, Gothenburg, Sweden
2019 Animate, Scale group Show, Not Quite, Fengerfors, Sweden
2019 Moments of Curiosity, MA Grad Show, Steneby Konsthall, Dals Långed, Sweden
2019 Schmuck, Munich Jewellery Week, Munich Trade Fair Center, Germany

2018 Art Over Easy, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, USA
2018 C4JE, Surplus Gallery, Carbondale, USA
2018 “Kolbermoor”, Germany

2014 Karhusaari -theatre festival, Helsinki, Finland

2013 En Dag I farmors lada, Back Karins Lada, Venjan, Sweden
2013 HDK with Steneby exhibition, Trädgårdsföreningen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 Steneby exhibition, Dals Långed, Sweden

2012 Interactive park exhibition, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 Grind/Gate exhibition, Dalsland, Sweden

2011 Kunst en Ambacht, Heusden, Belgium
2011 World championship of forging, Stia, Italy
2011 Graveyard exhibition, Dalsland, Sweden
2011 Steneby Exhibit, Dals Långed, Sweden

2010 Les Arts Du Feu, Valbonne, France

2009 World championship of forging, Stia, Italy
2009 Barokkiseppis, Narva, Estonia
2009 Forja Viva!, Barcelona, Spain
2009 Kamenets-Podolski blacksmith meeting, Kamenets-Podolski, Ukraine
2009 Ivano-Frankivsk Blacksmith meeting, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

2007 Culture Competition, Hämeenlinna, Finland

​Awards

2020 Merit Award, Grey Cube Gallery, ‘Abstract’ Art Show.
2020 Merit Award, Art Room Gallery, ‘Black and White Exhibition
2020 Honourable Mention, Envision arts, ’Abstraction III’ exhibition
2020 1st Place, Grey Cube Gallery, ’Nature’ exhibition
2020 Best in Show, envision arts, ’Botanical’ exhibition
2019 1st Place, Spring Craft 2019, NOHAB Trollhättan, Sweden
2007 3rd Place, Culture Competition, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Education

2017-2019 MFA Metal Art, HDK Steneby, Dals Långed, Sweden
2017 Free Standing Course, Metal Art, HDK Steneby, Dals Långed, Sweden
2010-2013 BFA Iron & Steel/Public Space, Gothenburg University, Dals Långed, Sweden
2009-2010 Ba (Hons) Artist Blacksmith, Hereford College of Arts, England
2008-2009 Blacksmith Journeyman, AXXELL Education Centre, Karjaa, Finland
2005-2008 Metal Artisan, OMNIA School of Arts & Craft, Espoo, Finland

Work Experience

2016 Welder, Provetek Oy, Äänekoski, Finland
2015 Owner, Janne Peltokangas art
2014 Blacksmith, Jake James blacksmith, BC, Canada
​2014 Blacksmith, Fred Suffield Blacksmith, Cotesbach, England
2009-2013 Journeyman Blacksmith, Different Metal Workshops around Europe
2006-2008 Blacksmith, Rauta-Aika Blacksmiths, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Gas welder, Provetek Oy, Tampere, Finland
1998 Museum Guide & Janitor, Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland

Teaching

2009-2013 Blacksmith courses around Europe
1994-1995 Martial Arts, Muonio, Finland

Affiliations

2019 Scale Metal Artist Collective, Founder
2008-2009 Suomen Sepät Ry, Member of Board
2007 Artist Blacksmith Association of Finland, Member of Board

Language Skills

Finnish, English Fluent
Swedish Intermediate
​Spanish, French intermediate