Here Far Away, Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY (February 27-April 27)
Here Far Away, Camera Obscura Gallery, Paris, France
Here Far Away, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Pentti Sammallahti, Retrospective, Recontres d'Arles, France, Summer, 2012
The Extra/Ordinary World of Pentti Sammallahti, Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
Retrospective at the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
Pentti Sammallahti: Images rares ou recentes, Box Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
Pentti Sammallahti, Candace Dwan Gallery, New York, NY
Northern Light, Candace Dwan/ Nailya Alexander Galleries, New York, New York
Pentti Sammallahti, personal exhibition at Arles International Photography Festival, France
Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation's opening exhibition in Paris, for which Cartier-Bresson chooses 100 of his favorite photographers
Pennti Sammallahti, Houston FotoFest, Houston, TX
Solo exhibition at Paris' Mois de la Photographie, leading to regular exhibitions at international photography events in Europe, Asia, America and Africa
First portfolio Cathleen Ní Houlihan, a travelling exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
First solo exhibition abroad at the Gotland artists' house in Visby. Followed by solo exhibitions in twenty countries.
exhibition at the Finnish Museum of Photography.
Mullasta taivaalle exhibition at the Finnish Museum of Photography.
First solo exhibition Kaupunki on painajainen.
2001 He was awarded the title of Honorary Doctorate in Art by the University of Art and Design.
1991 He was awarded the Finnish State's 15-year artist's grant.1980 Finnish Critics' Association's Kritiikin kannukset award
1975 He received his first State Art Award for Photographic Art (he was also awarded in 1979, 1992, 2009).
1968 He received First Prize in a cultural meet between Sweden and Finland at the Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki
1966 He received a prize in the “Junge Fotografen zeigen Europa” competition.