MARIA NUUTINEN

Jewellery artist
Born 1975
Residence and occupation in Lappeenranta.

 

Studies

  • 2016 Master of Culture and Arts, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra, Finland
  • 2011 Teachers pedagogic studies,Tampere University of Applied Sciences, School of Vocational Teacher Education, Pedagogy and educational sciences, Tampere
  • 2003 South Carelia Polytechnic, Advanced Studies of jewellery, Lappeenranta
  • 2001 B.A. Jewellery and Stonework Design, South Carelia Polytechnic, Lappeenranta
  • 1996 Artisan, Lappeenranta College of Crafts and Design, Department of Lapidary, Stonework and jewellery Design

 

Working

  • 2012-15 Teacher of stonework and design, Saimaa Vocational College, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006-10 Teacher, South Carelia Vocational College, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2005-10 Member of the Committee of the Finnish Jewellery Art Association
  • 2001-09 working with the group ‘Amazing Animal ‘ (Mervi Kurvinen, Kati Nulpponen & Maria Nuutinen)
  • 1997 Co-director, Gallery Luowa, Lappeenranta, Finland

 

Exhibitions (Amazing Animal and Solo)

  • 2018 Turning Points II (solo exhibition), Kouta-Gallery, Kouvola
  • 2018 Turning Points I (solo exhibition), Aulagalleria, Museum of Forssa
  • 2018 Kaakko18, Regional Art Exhibition, Art Museum of Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2017 In accordance With the Wow (solo exhibition), Gallery No.47, Lappeenranta
  • 2009 Amazing Animal (* Mervi Kurvinen, Kati Nulpponen & Maria Nuutinen) and Altogether, Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta
  • 2007 Amazing Animal (* ), Hop Galerii, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2007 Once Upon a Time (solo exhibition), Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006 Amazin Animal (* ), Galleri Iron Inc., Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2005 Amazing Animal (* ), Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2004 Amazing Animal (* ), Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2003 Amazing Animal (* ), Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2003 Amazing Animal (* ), Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland
  • 2002 Amazing Animal (* ), Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu, Finland

 

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 KORU6, International Jewellery Art exhibition, The Art Museum of Imatra; Tiivistämö, Helsinki; Cultural Centre Laikku, Tampere, Finland
  • 2018 KORU+ITÄ, Jewellery Exhibition of the Jewellery Art Assosiation of Finland, Art Centre Itä, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2018 Kaakko18, Regional Art Exhibition, Art Museum of Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2017 Visioning Future through Craft and Design, Finnish exhibition, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Global, Pavilion, South Korea
  • 2017  Art Today 2017, Louhitalo, Eno
  • 2017 Take Away, Art Living Room Katariina, The Fortress of Lappeenranta
  • 2017 The Finnish Jewellery Art, The Finnish museum of horology, Espoo
  • 2016 Masters of Saimaa’16, Cable Factory, Puristamo, Helsinki
  • 2016 Johtolanka, 10th Finnish Textile Art Triennial, Vapriikki Museum Centre, Tampere, Finland
  • 2015 Révélations Fair, The Nordic Craft Pavilion, Paris, France
  • 2015 5000m2, Space for Art, Old Theater of Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2014 Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
  • 2014 Schmck 2014, The International Jewellery Fair, Munich, Germany
  • 2014 European Triennial for Contemporary Jewellery, Les Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium
  • 2012 Ash and Diamonds, Gallery Platina, Tukholma, Sweden; Muotohuoltamo, Lahti, Finland; Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta, Finland; WDC-studio, Helsinki
  • 2011 Aito, The new finnish jewellery and fashion design, Oulu Museum of Art, Finland
  • 2011 Between Tradition and Future, Experimental craft and contemporary design from Finland, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South-Korea
  • 2011 The Finnish jewellery Art in the Institute of Finland-St.Petersburg, Russia
  • 2011 KORURAL, Finnish jewellery in Ural, Artmuseum, Tseljabinsk, Ural, Russia
  • 2010 Glimten I ögat, Kulturhuset Ängeln, Katrineholm, Sweden
  • 2010 Collect, The international art fair for contemporary objects, Gallery Norsu, V&A, London
  • 2010 Schmuck 2010, The International Jewellery Fair, Munich, Germany
  • 2010 Textile Art Now, Harkko, Museum of Raisio, Finland
  • 2010 Korut, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki
  • 2010 NOW HERE Finland, design exhibition, The Art Hall of Seinäjoki, Finland
  • 2009 Know How, 5. Tallinn Applied Art Triennal, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn,  Estonia
  • 2009 Art Fair 09, Wanha Satama, Helsinki
  • 2009 Koru3, international Jewellery art exhibition, The Art Museum of Imatra, Finland
  • 2009 Finnish jewellery 1600-2009, Design Museum, Helsinki
  • 2009 Porn-International Jewellery Art, Galleria Johan S., Helsinki
  • 2009 For You, Jewellery Art Contest, Vilnius, Lithuania (Honourable mention)
  • 2009 Textile Art Now, 8th Finnish Textile Art Triennial, Design Museum, Helsinki
  • 2008 Rajoilla – Jewellery Art, Gallery 5, Oulu, Finland
  • 2008 Kokoelma, exhibition of the jewellery collection of the Jewellery Art Association, the Museum of Art, Lahti, Finland
  • 2008 Silver Schools, (with the group of teachers and students from South Karelia University of    Applied Sciences) Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland
  • 2008 With♥, art made with heart, the celebration exhibition of gallery’s birthday,Gallery Iron Inc., Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2008 Saint Sulpice, Finnish Kulture in market place, Paris, France
  • 2008 Collect, The international art fair for contemporary objects, Gallery Norsu, V&A, London
  • 2008 Framing – The Art Jewelry, Museum ofContemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • 2007 Sparkling Eyes, humour in finnish jewellery, Fiskars village, copper smithy, Finland
  • 2007 Framing – the Art Jewelry, SOFA, Festival Hall, Navy Piee Expo Center, Chicago, IL, USA
  • 2007 Kontti -07, Finish contemporary jewellery exhibition in seacontainer, Siminkatu 2, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007 Art Jewellery Exhibition of Gallery Poni, Art Centre of Heinola, Finland
  • 2007 ‘Love Signs’, Valentine exhibition, Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2006  Tilaa’, Art Council of Southeast Finland, regional art exhibiton, Kouvola Art Museum and Imatra Art Museum, Finland
  • 2006 Kontti -06, Finish contemporary jewellery exhibition in seacontainer, market place, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006 Pax VI, Pärnu, Estonia
  • 2006 Carousel of Concepts, Amazing Animal (Kurvinen, Nulpponen, Nuutinen), Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2006 Schmuck 2006, 58th  International Trade Fair Munich, Hall A1 Munich Exhibition Ground, Germanyand Museum of Arts and Design, New York
  • 2006 Two Close ones, 4th Tallinn Applied Art Triennal, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn,  Estonia
  • 2005 Saint-Petersburg`s Jeweller 2005, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  • 2005 Joieria Finlandesa, Gallery FAD, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2005 Arjen estetiikkaa, Art Museum of Kouvola, Finland
  • 2005 Konsthantverk 2005, Röda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2004 Kohtaamisen tilassa –sosiodesign, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki
  • 2004 Kantri&Urbaani,Gallery Pihatto area, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2004 Smycke konstnären från Platina,Teattergalleriet Stenkyrka, Gotland, Sweden
  • 2004 Fonts visuals de Finlandia, Centre Cultural la Mercè, Girona, Spain
  • 2003 3×5,Roter Pavillion, Bad Doperan, Germany 
  • 2003 KORU I, South Carelian Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2003 Stockfors – Alue 49, Factory Area of Stockfors, Pyhtää, Finland
  • 2003 Kukapelkää lestadiolaista, final work exhibition, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta,Finland
  • 2000 Aika uusi, South Carelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2000 Näytön paikka, Museum of Crafts, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2000 Yksitoista, South Carelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2000 The Faberge Arts Foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2000 Weather Vane-earrings Tour,Gallery Oz, Helsinki, Gallery Istra, San Sebastian, Gallery Hippotesy, Barcelona, Gallery Noro Este, Santiago de Kompostela, Spain, Ofeigur Goldsmith`s and Kontemporary Art Gallery, Reykjavik, Iseland, Ostholstein –Museum, Eutin, Germany 
  • 1999 Weather vane seminar, travelling exhibition, Marketplace of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1998 Man Made Nature, Gallery Luowa, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 1997 The Best Stone Product, ylämaa, Finland
  • 1997 Saint-Petersburg`sJeweller 1997, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1996 ½, final work exhibition, Gallery Luowa, Finland
  • 1996 Suomalainen koru I, Porvoo Art Hall and Jyväskylä Art Museum, Finland
  • 1996 Saint-Petersburg`s Jeweller 1996, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

Work in collections

  • Lars and Helena Pahlman, private collection, Finland
  • Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland
  • The Finnish Jewellery Art Association, Finland

 

Publications / Catalologies

  • 2014 Ilse-Neuman, U.:Multiple Exposures: Jewelry and Photography, Officina Libraria in collaboration with the
  • 2014 Museum on Arts and Design, New York 2014 (p. 177)
  • 2014 Hosia V.: Itsenäisyyden ajan suomalainen koru, Kustannusosakeyhtiö Tammi, 2014 (p.. 329-334)
  • 2014 Triennale Européenne Du Bijou Contemporain, Exhibition Catalog 2014
  • 2012 Aav M. & Viljanen E.:Jewellery in Finland. Art-Print Helsinki 2012, p. 231
  • 2012 Ruutiainen P.: Is a phone booth jewellery? The contemporary jewellery in the field of art, photographs p.16, 120, 170, 227, 288
  • 2012 Ash and Diamonds; Tuhkaa ja timantteja – Aska och diamanter (ISBN 978-952-456-139-6)
  • 2011 Between Tradition and Future
  • 2011 KORURAL
  • 2010 Know How ‘Manual’
  • 2010 Schmuck 2010
  • 2010 Koru3, International Contemporary Jewellery, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences publications
  • 2009 Textile Art Now
  • 2008 Silver Schools
  • 2008 KONTTI-07, Finnish contemporary jewellery exhibition (Helsinki, FI)
  • 2008 Metalsmith nro4, curated exhibition in print
  • 2006 KONTTI-06, Finnish contemporary jewellery exhibition (Lappeenranta, FI)
  • 2006 Schmuck 2006
  • 2006 Two Close Ones, 4th Tallinn Applied Art Triennal 
  • 2005 KORU. Joieria Contemporania Finlandesa
  • 2005 Konsthantverk 2005
  • 2005 Arjen estetiikkaa
  • 2005 Kantri & Urbaani
  • 2004 Platina gäster teattergallerien I Stenkyrka, Gotland
  • 2002 KORU1
  • 2002 Suomalainen koru
  • 2002 3X5
  • 2000 Aika Uusi

 

Grants

  • 2018 Carelian Culture Promotion Foundation, working grant
  • 2018 Art Promotion Center of Finland, exhibition grant
  • 2017Arts Council of Southeast Finland, working grant
  • 2017 Arts Council of Southeast Finland, working grant
  • 2008 Arts Council of Southeast finland, working grant
  • 2007 Arts Council of Southeast Finland, exhibition grant
  • 2007  Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Carelia, working grant
  • 2005 Arts Council of Southeast Finland, working grant
  • 2005 Arts Council of Finland, exhibition grant(amazing Animal)
  • 2004 Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Carelia, working grant
  • 2004 Arts Council of Southeast Finland, exhibition grant (Amazing Animal)
  • 2003 Finnish Cultural Foundation, South Carelia, working grant
  • 2003 Arts Council of Lappeenranta, exhibition grant (Amazing Animal)