CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences: Institute of Design and Fine Arts, Master of Culture and Arts, 2019
  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences: Institute of Design and Fine Arts, Bachelor of Culture and Arts, 2005
  • Kuopio Academy of Design. Ceramics studies (Artenomi), 1993
  • Matriculation Examination Mikkeli 1984

 

OTHER STUDIES

  • Vocational teacher educaton. JAMK University of Applied Sciences 2011
  • Professional Development Studies. Lahti University of Applied Siences 2001

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Lilith Coop. Ceramist 2017-
  • April-Net Coop. Ceramist 2012-2016
  • Craft Association TAITO Itä-Suomi ry: Handicraft teacher 1990-2007; 2011-2014; 2014- (part-time)
  • Hackman Arabia Oy Ab: Trainee 1991
  • Craft AssociationTAITO Keski-Suomi ry: Potter 1988 and 1988
  • Muurame Pottery Workshop 1988 and 1986

 

EXHIBITIONS

  • Ornamo Art and Design sale 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • 100 Teapots, Studio Wäkevä Mikkeli and Höyry-gallery Korpilahti, Jyväskylä 2017
  • Luova hulluus, Mikkeli, Kuopio 2016.
  • Keramiikkaa. Hulkkonen, Ruuttunen, Taivalantti. Laterna Magica, Helsinki 2014.
  • NowHere Finland, Jyväskylä-Savonlinna-Lahti-Madrid 2012-2013
  • Preesens, Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä 2010-2011
  • Petit-o, Galleria Norsu, Helsinki 2010
  • Teetä! GalleriAri, Mikkeli 2009.
  • Paula Ruuttunen ja Hanna Pajunen, Galleria Jonk, Helsinki 2008
  • Art Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo, Muodon Lumo Design Forum, Helsinki 2007
  • Kerpuuni GalleriAri, Mikkeli 2006

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association of Creative Professionals in South Savo – DeSavo ry
  • Finnish Association of Designers – Ornamo
  • Craft Association Taito Itä-Suomi
  • Regional Arts Council of South Savo (2019-2021)

 

GRANTS 2007 – 2017

  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2017 – project grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo, 2016 – working grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2016 – project grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2015 – project grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo, 2015 – project grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo, 2011 – project grant
  • Finnish Cultural Foundation 2009 – working and project grant
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo 2009 – working project
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo 2008 – project grand
  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland, South Savo Hanna Pajunen & Paula Ruuttunen 2008 – project grant
  • Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Savo Regional Fund 2007 – working grant