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STUDIES
University of Applied Sciences, Arts Academy at Turku 2010-11
University of Industrial Arts Helsinki, pedagogic studies for an artist 1992-95
University of Industrial Arts Helsinki, ceramics 1978-83
University of Helsinki 1977
University of Industrial Arts Helsinki (UIAH), general studies 1976-83
COURSES
Ars Ceramica K´03, Lappeenranta, Finland 2003
Building of a wood-burning kiln and wood-firing, Kuopio Academy of design, Kuopio, Finland 2001
Ars Ceramica K´2000, Lappeenranta, Finland 2000
K´99, Lappeenranta, Finland 1999
Keramik ´98, Asfaltkakel-workshop, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden 1998
Woodfiring, Bernard Dejonghe, Risto Hämäläinen, Lappeenranta, Finland 1998
Networks in Ceramics 96, UIAH, Helsinki, Finland 1996
K´93, Lappeenranta, Finland 1993
Interaction in Ceramics, UIAH, Helsinki, Finland 1992
Getting rid of the Kiln, UIAH, Michel Moglia Lappeenranta, Finland 1991
Clay Sculpture, Anna Ausloos, Irma Weckman, Karjaa,Finland 1990
Hand made paper 1988-90
Forms from Clay, UIAH, Erkki Kannosto, Lappeenranta, Finland 1987

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

OX (Retrospective), Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Gallery Sculptor, The Artist of the Month/October, Helsinki, Finland
Daily Art (Retrospective), all over Varkaus, Finland

2016
Anthropocene, O galleria, Helsinki, Finland 2015
Fortuna, G12, Kuopio, Finland 2014
When The Rain Didn´t Come, Kumbukumbu, The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission Museum, Helsinki 2012-13
Artists O, Artist of the Month
netgallery www.artists-o.fi / Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2012, 2008
Laterna Magica, Helsinki, Finland 2007
O. Jauhiainen Museum, Kiiminki, Finland 2005
The Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 2004
Nunes Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland 2004
Taitemia Gallery, Kuopio, Finland 2003
Ornamo, Helsinki, Finland 2003
The Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 2001
The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland 1995
Art´in Galleria, Varkaus, Finland 1995
Galleria Septaria, Helsinki, Finland 1994
Galleria Vintti, Kuopio, Finland 1991
The City Hall, Heinävesi, Finland 1988
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Reflections of otherness, Sjählö 9, Lapinlahti Gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2017
   
Andersartig, Sjählö 9, The Finnish Institute, Berlin, Germany 2015
LARU15 HUMAN ERA, Nordic Environmental Art Exhibition, Helsinki, Finland 2015
Stone paper scissors, O gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2015
Ceramics in a small space, Design Forum Showroom, Helsinki, Finland 2014
SAVI sublime, Gallery Kadieff, Helsinki, Finland 2014
Sjählö 9, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa, Finland 2014
Roiske, Galleria Mylly, Kuopio, Finland 2014
Groupexhibition II, O galleria, Helsinki 2014 2014
Sjählö 9, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland 2014
Sjählö 9, Hyvinkää Art Museum, Hyvinkää, Finland 2013
Muisto jää, Galleri Campus, Turku, Finland 2013
WATERS - VESIÄ - AMANZI, Gallery Water, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012, CleanDesign Center, Lahti, Finland 2012
LOVE, Ars Libera, Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland 2012
WATERS -VESIÄ - AMANZI, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi,
Galleri Strandkasarnen, Helsinki, Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
2011
"Oon kaupungissa" – "Designspotting", Helsinki, Finland 2011
CREATIVE MOMENTS, Galerieforum Berlin am Meer, Berlin, Germany 2011
VISIONARIES five views to one material, Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland 2011
WATERS-VESIÄ-AMANZI, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, artSPACEdurban, Durban, AVA Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa 2010
TaiTTi - taidetta työtilaan (art for workspace), Taitotalo Navitas, Varkaus, Finland, www.taitti.net 2010
BOATS - sculptures by the shore, Housing Fare, Kuopio, Finland 2010
Creative moments, SoHo- Gallery, Osaka, Japan 2010
9 finnish ceramic artists, The Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg,
St. Petersburg, Russia
2010
Kalma, Ars Libera, Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland 2010
OTTO, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain 2009
OTTO, Artists O, presentation, Vantaa Art Museum, Finland 2008
THAMBOS 8, Vic, Spain 2008
ID(entitats), Centelles, Spain 2008
Gallery Strandkasarnen, Helsinki, Finland 2006
The Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 2006
IN VIA VII, Varkaus, Finland 2005
The Art Museum of Savonlinna, Savonlinna, Finland 2005
Art Hall Art Anna, Iisalmi, Finland 2004
Taidepanimo Gallery, Lahti, Finland 2004
Niels-Stensen-Haus, Bremen, Germany 2004
Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland 2004
Volksbank Gallerie, Cloppenburg, Germany 2003
Housing Fair, Laukaa, Finland 2003
Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu, Finland 2003
Aula Gallery, Tuusula, Finland 2002
Seinäjoki Kunsthalle, Seinäjoki, Finland 2001
Adamson Ericu -Muuseum, Tallinn, Estonia 2001
Portait, Pori, Finland 2000
Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland 1999
Leonardo Gallery, Tampere, Finland 1996
Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli, Finland 1989
City Hall, Joroinen, Finland 1988
Justus Gallery, Kannus, Finland 1988
The City Library, Vaajakoski, Finland 1987
Koistinen House, Savonlinna, Finland 1987
Verkaranta, Tampere, Finland 1987
Figo Gallery, Joensuu, Finland 1987
Varkaus City Library, Varkaus, Finland 1986
JOINT EXHIBITIONS
NowHere Finland 2012, Jyväskylä, Savonlinna, Lahti, Finland, Madrid, Spain 2012
Ceramega 2012, Voipaala Art Center, Sääksmäki, Finland 2012, 2004, 1996
Between tradition and future, Cheongju, South-Korea 2011
ArtHelsinki Contemporary Art Fair, Helsinki, Finland 2011, 2009
Varkauden kuvataideyhdistys ry, Juhlanäyttely, Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland 2010
KellariKalleria, Suonenjoki,Finland 2009
Varkaus Theatre, Finland 2009
Varkauden kuvataideyhdistys ry, 60 anniversary exhibition, Varkaus city library, Finland 2009
Billnäs Konstbutik, Galleria Carree, Billnäs, Finland 2009
R.ASIA, Kuparipaja, Fiskars, Finland 2008-2009
The Art Career, AVA Gallery, Helsinki, Finland 2008
FIRE, Le Arie del Tempo, Genoa, Italy 2008
The Art Career, Forja, Valencia, Spain 2008
The Regional Exhibition of Art in North Karelia, Old mine in Outokumpu, Finland 2008
WHERE I COME FROM, Harelbeke, Belgium 2008
The Notebook, Genoa, Italy, Harelbeke, Belgium 2007
Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland 2006
BONUS, The Regional Exhibition of Art in Northern Savo, The Art Museum of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland 2006
REMIX-rethought, Fiskars, Finland 2006
The Culture Center Poleeni, Pieksämäki, Finland 2006
The Varkaus City Library, Varkaus, Finland 2006
Nature of Design, The Regional Exhibition of Design in Northern Savo, The Varkaus City Library, Varkaus, Finland 2005
Inform, Design Forum Finland, Helsinki, Rupriikki, Tampere, Finland 2005
Svendborg, Denmark 2005
The Regional Exhibition of Art in Northern Savo, Iisalmi, Finland 2004
Love, The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä, Kankaanpää, Rovaniemi, Finland 2004
Container, The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä, Rovaniemi, Finland 2003
Ceramic Biennale, The Museum and Art Center Harkko, Raisio, Finland 2003
K´3, Green Warehouse, Lappeenranta, Finland 2003
A Century of Finnish Ceramics - The Legacy of A.W.Finch, Finnish Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland 2003
Cup and Jar, Jyväskylä, Joensuu, Finland 2002
The Art Museum of Varkaus, Finland 2001
Neighbours II, Helsinki, Finland 2001
Imaginative Ceramics, Denmark, Norway, Estonia 2001
Galleria Septaria, Helsinki, Finland 2000
The Art Museum of Varkaus, Finland 1999
Morley gallery, London, England 1998
Water, The Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 1997
Light, Design forum, Helsinki, Finland 1997
Ceramega 96, Voipaala, Valkeakoski, Finland 1996
17 Designer Craftsmen from Finland, Porto, Portugal 1996
Putkessa, Oulu, Kuopio, Vaasa, Finland 1995-96
The Regional Exhibition of Art in Northern Savo, The Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 1995
The Exhibition of the Industrial Arts of the Eastern Provences, Vöru, Estonia 1994
The 3rd Exhibition of Crafts and Design of the Eastern Provinces 1993
The Exchange Exhibition between Pirna and Varkaus, Pirna, Germany 1993
The Closing Exhibition of the Art Museum of Varkaus, Varkaus, Finland 1992
Suomi Muotoilee 8, Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki, Finland 1991
Galleria Septaria, Helsinki, Finland 1990
The Exhibition of Crafts and Design of the Eastern Finland, Retretti, Punkaharju, Finland 1990
Gallery Wilson and Gough, London, England 1989
Annual Exhibition of the Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland 1988
A Touring Exhibition of the Crafts and Design of the Eastern Provinces 1988
The Exhibition of the Finnish Handicraft Organisation, Tampere, Finland 1988
ETSE -87, Ähtäri, Finland 1987
Potti Pilkkumi, a touring exhibition of crafts, Finland 1987-88
Suomi Haaveilee 1, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland 1986

studies | courses | solo exhibitions | group exhibitions | joint exhibitions | memberships | scholarships | excursions

  ART WORKS IN THE COLLECTIONS a.o.
 

State of Finland

 

Kuopio Art Museum, Finland

 

The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä, Finland

 

Munkkiniemi Parish, Helsinki, Finland

 

Folksbank Cloppenburg, Germany

 

SAK Gallery, Svendborg, Denmark

 
  PUBLIC WORKS
 

Joensuu University, Joensuu, Finland

 

Service Center Louhirinne 1 and 2, Varkaus, Finland

 

Senior House, Varkaus, Finland

 
  OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITY a.o.
 

Sjählö9, interdisciplinary-scientific art group, co-producer with visua artist Christine Candolin

 

 

Visionaries, five views to one material, Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland, curator and producer

2011

 

WATERS - VESIÄ - AMANZI, Finnish - South African exhibition project, organized by the artist group

2009-2012

 

Boats -  sculptures by the shore, Housing Fare, Kuopio, Finland, curator and producer

2010

 

The Ryijy lives On – Finnish Ryijy Textiles 1707 – 2012 From the Collection of Tuomas Sopanen, Museum of Etnography, Budapest, Hungary, the exhibition plan

2013

 

The Ryijy lives On – Finnish Ryijy Textiles 1778–2008, Varkaus Art Museum, Varkaus, Finland, the exhibition plan

2008

 

IN VIA VII International Environmental Art Exhibition, Varkaus, Finland, member of organizing team

2005

 
  PUBLICATION
  Leena Mäki-Patola MAA ILMA VERI VESI, Lönnberg Print & Promo, ISBN 978-952-93-6962-1 2016
MEMBERSHIPS
The Association of Finnish Sculptors
The Finnish Association of Designers ORNAMO, Artists O ry, member of artist group of O gallery 2014-2015, Board member of the art section 2016-
Ars Libera, Kuopion kuvataiteilijat ry, board member 2009-2010
TEACHING EMPLOYMENTS

Savo Consortium for Education

2006

Savonia University of Applied Sciences

2001, 2004

Lahti University of Applied Sciences

1998

The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, visitor/workshop

1995

Varkaus School of Art for Children

1988-1994, 1998, 2007

Leppävirta Open College

1985-1991

Varkaus Vocational School of Arts and Design

1984-2004

 
SCHOLARSHIPS

Finnish Cultural Foundation

2017, 2010

Finnish Cultural Foundation, North Savo Regional Fund

2016, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2003

Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2016, 2015, 2014

Arts Promotion Centre Finland, North Savo

2016, 2015, 2014

The Arts Council of the Northern Savo

2013, 2009, 2006, 1998

OLVI Fund

2014, 2011, 2010

Greta and William Lehtinen Fund

2011

The Finnish Council of Design

2007, 2006, 2001, 1998, 1994

The Varkaus Council of Culture

2015, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

Pohjola-Norden

1995

Kulturfonden Island-Finland

1995

The Fund of the Province of Kuopio

1994

The Fund of the Province of Mikkeli

1990, 1989, 1987, 1982

Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Savo Regional Fund

1985

EXCURSIONS
Germany (Berlin) 2016
Iceland 2014, 1995
Namibia 2011
South Africa 2010
Italy 2008
Switzerland 2008
Cuba 2007
New Zealand 2004
Russia, Mongolia, China 2002
Egypt 2000
Chile 1999
Andalucia, Spain 1991
Mexico, Guatemala 1989
USA 1974-75

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