MIIA KALLIO ceramic artist
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CURRICULUM VITAE

Miia Kallio

b.1972

Helsinki, Finland

www.miiakallio.fi

tel. 358 40 527 0517
E-mail: miiakallio@miiakallio.fi

 

Studies

2011 HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Professional Teacher Education Unit.

2000 University of Helsinki, the study program of art research, history of arts, Bachelor of Arts.

1998 The Kuopio Design Academy, study program of ceramics, Designer.

1996-97 Estonian Art Academy, ceramics faculty, as an exchange student.

1991 Helsinki higher secondary school of visual arts, matriculation examination.

 

Grants

2017 A grant for travel expances by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

2015 A grant for travel expances by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

2014 A grant for the Kasvis-group by the City of Helsinki Cultural Office.

2014 A grant for the Kasvis-group by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

2008, 2009 A grant for the Kasvis-group by the City of Helsinki Cultural Office.

2008 A grant for travel expences by the Art Council of Finland.

2008 A scholarship by the Kaarina Aho Foundation.

2006 A grant for travel expences by the Art Council of Finland.

2006 Sleipnir travel grant by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

2004 A scholarship by the Friends of Villa Karo r.a. for the cultural institute of Villa Karo in Benin.

1997 A grant for young art students by the town of Kerava.

1994 A grant for young art students by the town of Kerava.

 

Memberships and elected positions

Art and Design ORNAMO

Member of the Board of Ornamo Foundation 2015-2016, vicechairman 2017-

Artists O r. a., Member of the Board 2013-2015, Chairman 2016-2017

Helsinki Artists`Association

Laru Art Association r. a.

 

Teaching employments

Kerava Art School, a part-time teacher since 1998-

Helsinki Art School, a part-time teacher since 2000-

Tuusula Art School, a part-time teacher of ceramics since 2016-

The Kerava higher secondary school, a cource teacher of ceramics 2001-2004

 

Solo exhibitions in Finland and abroad

2018 The Structures of Power, Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki.

2015 Detachment, solo exhibition in Vilnius, Lithuania

invited to participate in the Baltic´s-Scandinavia Benchmarks of Arts 2015 -project

2014 All the seeds don´t germinate – lessons in infertility, solo exhibition in the city Theatre of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoki.

2014 All the seeds don´t germinate – lessons in infertility, Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki.

2011 On the Road, private exhibition, Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki.

2006 Art goes kapakka, Restaurant Mecca, Helsinki.

2005 Exercises of Understanding, a joint exhibition with the painter Nelli Nio, Galleria Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki.

2002 Ships, The Peijas-Rekola hospital, Vantaa.

2001 The Bowl of Life and the Crock of Death, the Library of Vallila, Helsinki.

1996 Soft-pedal. Miia Kallio’s sheep installation, the Kuopio Design Academy, Kuopio.

 

Coexhibitions in Finland

2018 Palas Art Path, environmental art exhibition, Hyvinkää.

2017 Palas Art Path, environmental art exhibition, Hyvinkää.

2016 Palas Art Path, environmental art exhibition, Hyvinkää.

2016 Save Vartiosaari Art Project V, Vartiosaari, Helsinki.

2015 Abandoned, a coexhibition in Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.

2015 Stone paper scissors, coexhibition in O Gallery, Helsinki.

2015 Palas Art Path, environmental art exhibition, Hyvinkää.

2014 SAVI Sublime, coexhibition in Gallery Kadieff, Helsinki.

2014 Rite now, coexhibition organized by Laru Art Association, Lauttasaari, Helsinki.

2014 Free - Time, coexhibition in Talvipuutarha Botanic Garden, Helsinki.

2013 Natural Intelligence, coexhibition organized by Laru Art Association, Lauttasaari, Helsinki.

2013 Save Vartiosaari Art Project II, Vartiosaari, Helsinki.

2012 Save Vartiosaari Art Project, Vartiosaari, Helsinki.

2009 A Party in the Garden, Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, Helsinki.

2009 arSboretum, Westers Garden, Kemiö.

2009 A Journey, Ceramic Artists in a Chinese Residency, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki.

2008 OTTO, Artists O, presentation, Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa.

2008 Rendez vous in the Garden, Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, Helsinki.

2007 The Endangered, the Vuotalo Gallery, Helsinki.

2004 Taiko’s happy everyday life –Love, TAIKO’s circulating coexhibition

The Gallery of Finnish Arts and Crafts Museum, Jyväskylä

Galleria Postelli, Kankaanpää

The Art Museum of Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi.

2002 Alumni, the 30th Anniversary Exhibition of Ceramics Design of Kuopio Design Academy, the Museum of Kuopio, Kuopio.

2000 Lappeenranta K’2000, the prize exhibition of international prize competition of crocks, the Arts and Crafts Museum, Lappeenranta.

1998 OMNI, the exhibition of the ceramics faculty of the Kuopio Design Academy at the Arabia Museum, Helsinki.

1996 Shards, the exhibition of the 3rd class of the Kuopio Design Academy, Galleria Septaria, Helsinki.

1996 Ceramics from the Central Uusimaa, the Gallery of the Kellokoski Iron Works, Kellokoski.

1996 800 m2, the spring exhibition of the Kuopio Design Academy, Kuopio.

1994 Created, the spring exhibition of the Kuopio Design Academy, Kuopio.

 

Coexhibitions abroad

2014 Free - Time, coexhibition in Tartu University Botanic Garden, Tartu, Estonia.

2013 Masculine and feminine ceramics, Floating Arts Center "Beta Novuss", Riga, Latvia.

2011 Hidden, Tallinn Botanic Garden, Tallinn, Estonia.

2010 9 Finnish Ceramic Artists, Finnish Institute in St Petersburg, St Petersburg, Russia.

2009 OTTO, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain.

2009 Guests, Tallinn Botanic Garden, Tallinn, Estonia.

2008 Finland Exhibition, Ceramic Art Museum of Scandinavia, Fuping, China.

2006 Dialogue 2006, the Artists’ Union Gallery, Riga, Latvia.

 

Art works in the Collections

FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum of Scandinavia, China.

Artists’ Union of Latvia.

Creativity Mecca NGO, Latvia.

 

Other artistic activity

2018 17.9.–27.9. as a participant in the international Quart black ceramic symposium at the Quart Pottery Museum in Catalonia, Spain.

2018 1.1.-31.1. working on Valoság residence in Budapest, Hungary

2015 The artists of the month(April and May 2015), Artists O r.a.

2015 A member of curator and producer team of LARU Art Association r.a. organizing the LARU 15 Human Era Nordic Environmental Art Exhibition

2014 A founding member of O gallery, member of the Executive Team

2014 A producer of the Kasvis-group, organizing enviromental art exhibitions in Helsinki, Finland and in Tartu, Estonia.

2013 2.–12.8. as a participant in the international ceramic symposium at the Zvartava art centre organized by the NGO "Creativity mecca", Latvia, winning the 1st prize of the Symposium.

2012 31.8. - 2.9. as a representive of Finnish Department in Argillá Ceramic Event, Faenza, Italy.

2011 A producer of the Kasvis-group, organizing enviromental art exhibitions in Tallinn, Estonia.

2009 A producer of the Kasvis-group, organizing enviromental art exhibitions in Helsinki, Finland and in Tallinn, Estonia.

2008 3.3. – 3.4. working on the FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums recidenceprogram, Fuping, China.

2006 27.7. – 12.8. as a participant in the international ceramic symposium at the Zvartava art center organized by the Latvian Art Academy and the Latvian Artists’ Union.

2004 1-29.11. as a holder of scholarship at the cultural institute of Villa Karo in Benin.