CV

EDUCATION

2010  Bachelor of Art and Design, Häme University of Applied Sciences, Degree Programme in Design, Hämeenlinna

2008  University Of The Arts London, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Exchange student

2004  Artisan. Vocational Qualification in Crafts and Design. Study programme in Textiles and Clothing Design and Production. Tavastia Education Consortium, Hämeenlinna

2002 – 2005 Vanajavesi Adult Education Centre, Hämeenlinna. Basic studies of Visual Arts

2001 Matriculation Examination. Mänttä High School (I got a stipend of the Visual Art)

COURSES

2016- 2017  Entrepreneur training- and courses

Many other short courses of visual arts in community colleges. Visual merchandiser studies in Tredu 2014, Tampere

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017 – Artist, designer and entrepreneur. I founded my own studio and enterprice for a fulltime artistic work 

2018 – Valkeakoski opisto. Part time Textile design teacher in Valkeakoski Community College

2014 – 2017 Teacher of the arts and crafts in many plases, for example community college Näpsä- Taito Pirkanmaa, Tampere

2009 – Nanso Group Oy, Hämeenlinna. Assistant

2001 – 2002 Mäntän Kuvataideviikot, Mänttä. Assistant in Mänttä art festival and art museum

INTERNSHIPS

Finlayson, Nanso Group, Mänttä Art Festival, Stockmann, Taito Pirkanmaa, Fabrica, Sisustus Home

MEMBERSHIPS and ASSOCIATIONS

Ornamo Art and Design Finland

Taiteilijat O (Artists O)

Modus ry (Pirkanmaa Design, Arts and Crafts Association)

Texo ry (Textile Artists)

Rajataide ry (Rajataide is a member of the Union of Finnsh art Associations)

Ornamo´s Finnish Designers- portfolio

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Gallery Koskenjalka, Juupajoki, 25.5.- 14.6.2019

Gallery Kohina, Joensuu, Finland. Siivissä voimaa. 28.1- 16.2.2019

GROUP EXHIBITIONS and other actions

Pirkka Häme`s visual artist group exhibition, Tampere Terveystalo, 14.2- 14.7.2019

Asta Constructor Fair, Tampere Exhibition Centre (my acoustic art) 1.2.- 3.2.19

Ornamo´s Design Christmas, Lahti Art Museum, paintings, 24.11.18- 25.11.18

Pirkka Häme`s visual artist group exhibition TAYS- hospital, Tampere, 28.8.2018- 28.3.2019

Taideyhdistys Elo, group exhibition, Gallery Terra, Kangasala, 1.10.2018- 19.10.2018  

Konstrundan, open workshops, 8.9- 9.9.2019

Designyear 2018 magazine / release (my painting: To the Moon and Back, -look the picture front this page)

 Ornamo Art and Design sale, Helsinki Cable Factory, 2018       

 ”Blanco” Group exhibition, Design Forum Finland, Helsinki, 2009

 Chelsea College of Art and Design, group exhibition, schools gallery, London, 2008

 Vanajaveden opisto, group exhibition, Verkatehtas, Hämeenlinna, 2004

Contact

  • Marika Viskari
  • +35845 118 2810
  • marika.viskari@gmail.com
  • Kansikantie 25, 36600 Pälkäne (Finland)