CV

Born: Jyväskylä 1979

Studies
2011 Specialisation studies of jewellery art – 3D modelling, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Lappeenranta, Finland
2008 M.F.A., Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Specialisation studies of jewellery art, South Carelian Polytechnic, Lappeenranta, Finland
2005 B.A., South Carelian Polytechnic, Lappeenranta, Finland
2001 Vocational qualification in Crafts and Design, School of Crafts and Design, Lempäälä, Finland
1998 Matriculation, Voionmaa Upper Secondary School, Jyväskylä, Finland

Working
2017 Part-time KORU6 project coordinator, Finnish Jewellery Art Association
2015-2014 Part-time KORU5 project coordinator, Finnish Jewellery Art Association
2015-2009 Part-time Teacher, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Fine Arts and Design, Jewellery Art, Imatra, Finland
2013-2011 Workshop Assistant, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Fine Arts and Design, Jewellery Art, Imatra, Finland
2012 Lecturer, Koru4 seminar, Imatra, Finland
2010 Lecturer, Little object – short lecture – small stake, ENSA, Limoges, France
2009 Lecturer, Design Autumn, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2009 Assistant, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
2008 Lecturer, Is Past Present-seminar, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Lahti
2006-2005 Assistant in Finland and USA

Exhibitions
2017 Tiina Rajakallio in Roma, myday-byday space, Roma, Italy
2017 Risteys, Kouta Gallery, Kouvola, Finland
2015 White Moments, Garage gallery Perigato, Lappeenranta, Finland
2011 Dark and Sweet, with Elo Uibokand, Gallery Articula, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 Salonkikelpoiset, with Johanna Halme, Kustaa Hiekan Lukutupa, Laitila, Finland
2009 Jewellery Artist of the Month -vitrine, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, Finland

Group Exhibitions
2017 Varo! Elukoi liikkeel – Beware of animals on the move!, Gallery Jänis, Turku, FI
2017 Art sale of the Finnish Jewellery Art Association, Valssaamo, Cable Factory, Hki, FI
2016 Korutaidetta taidelainaamossa, Gallery No. 47, Lappeenranta, Finland
2016 Omistin, siis olin, temporary public artwork, Helsinki Design Week, Hki, Fi
2016 Elo, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2016 Art sale of the Finnish Jewellery Art Association, Valssaamo, Cable Factory, Hki, FI
2015 European Prize for Applied Arts, the Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium
2015 SUOMI KORU, Brigitte Berndt Schmuckalerie, Resenburg, Germany
2015 Art sale of the Finnish Jewellery Art Association, Valssaamo, Cable Factory, Hki, FI
2015 Talviretki, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2014 European Triennal of Contemporary Jewellery
2014, the Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, BE
2014 A Sense of Place, Seminariegatan, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Illuusio, Wanha lasitehdas, Riihimäki, Finland
2014 BKV-Preis 2013, finalists, Internationale Handwerksmesse IHM, Neue Messe München, Germany
2013 BKV-Preis 2013, finalists, Galerie für Angewandte Kunst, München, Germany
2013 The Black of Night in Summer, KL!NK& friends, Mano Motus, Copenhagen, Danmark 2013 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, Toronto, Canada
2013 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, CODA museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
2013 On ne hienoja! Valssaamo, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
2013 The Black of Night, KL!NK & friends, Galleri Seilduken, Oslo, Norway
2013 Lahtijewellery, Gallery 84ghZ, Munich, Germany/ Pont&Plas, Gent, Belgium
2012 Ashes and Diamonds, Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden / Muotohuoltamo, Lahti, Finland / Galleria Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland
2012 Finnish Jewellery Art Association in Design Autumn, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Fi
2012 EUNIQUE arts&crafts fair, Karlsruher, Germany
2012 Koru4, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra, Finland
2012 LahtiKorut, Lahti, Finland
2012 Ädellab – The State of Things, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
2012 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
2012 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, YINGGE Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 UltraMarine, Noblessner Foundry, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 Pin Anonimum, Lounging space EXD’11, Lisbon, Portugal
2011 Between tradition and future, Finland in Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South-Korea
2011 ArtHelsinki art fair, Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, MAD, New York, USA
2011 Frees, A –Galerii, Tallinn, Estonia 2010 KorUral – Finnish Jewellery in Ural, Tseljabinsk, Russia
2010 Taiteen paikka, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
2010 ArtHelsinki art fair, Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
2010 Juste un peu de terre sur la peau, Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges, France
2010 Aavistus – Rajakallio, Tuupanen, Vuorinen, Gallery 84GHz, Munich, Germany
2010 Finnish Jewellery Art Association at Hantwerksmesse, Munchen, Germany
2009 Koruja – Ahola, Knaapi, Lehtinen, Rajakallio, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2009 European Prize for Applied Arts, Site des Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium
2009 Near and Far, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Uudet jäsenet, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2008 Kokoelma, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland
2008 Spring exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Silver schools, Gallery of Art from Legnica, Legnica Centre of Culture, Legnica, PL
2007 Excursion, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
2007 Kontti, 2007, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Silver schools, Gallery of Art from Legnica, Legnica Centre of Culture, Legnica, PL
2007 Excursion, walking exhibition, Munich, Germany
2007 Touch Down, Vita havet, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Koru2, South Carelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2006 Familiar Unknown, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
2006 Talente 2006, Munich, Germany
2006 Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 International Graduation Show, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands
2005 VI Graduation Show, gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
2004 Koruja Toivokodin rouville, South Carelian Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2003 Näkymiä – Sightseeing, City Hall of Lappeenranta, Finland

Work in collections
Collection of the Finnish jewellery art association, private collections in Finland, USA, Germany, Netherlands

Publications
2016 Baltic Jewellery News, September 2016 (No. 31)
2015 European Prize for Applied Arts, exhibition catalogue
2014 European Triennial for Contemporary Jewellery, exhibition catalogue
2014 Itsenäisyyden ajan suomalainen koru, Tammi
2012 Jewel book 2012-13, International annual of contemporary jewel art
2012 Koru4, exhibition catalogue
2012 Ashes and Diamond, exhibition catalogue
2012 LahtiKorut, exhibition catalogue
2011 Dark and Sweet 2011 UltraMarine, exhibition catalogue
2011 Between tradition and future, exhibition catalogue
2010 KorUral, exhibition catalogue
2010 Un peu de terre sur la peau, exhibition catalogue
2009 30-minute necklaces
2009 The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellers 2008
2008 Konstfack Vårutställning 2008
2008 Silver schools
2007 Silver schools
2006 Koru2
2006 Talente 2006
2006 Two Close Ones, 4th Tallinn Applied Triennial
2005 Marzee catalogue nr. 45, 2005

Grants
2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, working grant
2015 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Carelia, working grant
2013 Foundation of Niilo Helander, working grant
2010 The Finnish Cultural Foundation, working grant
2009 Arts Council of Southeast Finland, target scholarship
2008 Foundation of August Ringnér, travel grant
2006 Foundation of William and Ester Otsakorpi, target scholarship
2006 Art Council of Finland, travel grant
2004 Study Grant Committee of Lappeenranta town, travel grant
2001 Foundation of Craftsmen in Central Finland, target scholarship