CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Miia Kallio

 

b.1972

 

 

Studies

2010-2011         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

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

2009, 2008        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

Finnish Association of Artists and Designers ORNAMO

Member of the Board of Ornamo Foundation 2015-

Artists O r. a., Member of the Board 2013-

Laru Art Association r. a.

 

Teaching employments

1998-                  Kerava Art School, a part-time teacher

2000-                  Helsinki Art School, a part-time teacher of ceramics

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

 

Solo exhibitions

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, Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki.

2006                    Art goes kapakka, Restaurant Mecca, Helsinki.

2005                    Exercises of Understanding, a joint exhibition with the painter Nelli Nio,

                             Gallery 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

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

2015                    Palas , 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, Gallery Septaria, Helsinki.

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

 

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, the Artists’ Union Gallery 2006, 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

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                   as 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.

2009                   as 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

 

Coming

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