Curriculum Vitae

 

TERHI TOLVANEN 02.11.1968, Helsinki, Finland

 

EDUCATION

1997-1999
Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL, 2nd phase applied arts

1993-1997
Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL, Jewellery design

1989-1993
Lahti Design Institute in Lahti, FI, Silversmithing

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Galerie Rob Koudijs Making Malachite Amsterdam, NL

2015

Galerie Viceversa Gardens and Greenhouses Lausanne, CH

2014

Coda Museum Reinventing NatureRetrospective Apeldoorn, NL

Collective2, Ornamentum Jungle New York, USA

Ornamentum Jungle Hudson, NY, USA

2013

Galerie Rob Koudijs Curiosity Collection Amsterdam, NL

2012

Galerie Rob Koudijs FrontRoom Introduction Amsterdam, NL

2011
Goldfingers Nature Collection Copenhagen, DK

2010
Galerie Viceversa Naturae Lausanne, CH

Galerie Spektrum Naturae Munich, DE

2009
Loods6, Fonds Live project, Amsterdam, NL

2007
Galerie Louise Smit Woodland Amsterdam, NL

The Chicago Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA

2006
Galleri Hnoss Gothenburg, SE

2004
Galerie Louise Smit Substralia Amsterdam, NL

2002
Galleria Johan S. Peepnik Helsinki, FI

Galerie Oona Sights Berlin, DE

Nida Artist House Out of the Blue1 Nida, LT

Gintaro Museum Out of the Blue2 Vilnius, LT

2001
Rogaland Kunstsenter On the Way Stavanger, NO

Nida Artist House Occupied Nida, LT

2000
KunstRAI Spring Collection Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, NL

Galerie Louise Smit Spring Collection Amsterdam, NL

1999
Sieger park Mobile Park Amsterdam, NL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017     

IHM, Galerie Spektrum The Munich Times Munich, DE

Geo-specimen Cottage Serendipity Taipei, Taiwan

Galerie Rob Koudijs Celebration – Artists of the Gallery Amsterdam, NL

Kauppakatu 2 Blanco Lahti, FI

Villa Bengel Schmuckbegehren-eine internationale Privatsammlung Idar-Oberstein, DE                              

Suomen Kellomuseo Suomalainen Koru Espoo, FI

Gallery O Mountain & Mineral Brussels, BE              

La Boutique Extraordinaire Serendipity-Parcours Bijoux Paris, FR

Tereza Seabra Gallery Archipelago Lisbon, PT

Galeria Reverso PEARLS Lisbon, PT

Volkenkundig Museum in Leiden, NL

2016

Fort Mason Centre FOG Fair Ornamentum, San Francisco, USA

National Craft Gallery Not too precious Kilkenny, IE

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Beauty New York, USA

IHM Galeria Thomas Cohn Munich, DE

Baltimore Jewelry Center True Blue Baltimore, USA

Design Miami/Basel Ornamentum, Basel CH

Vogoze Gallery WoodExtended Life Seoul, KR

Viceversa La rhétorique du lobe Lausanne, CH

Kuopio Art Museum Koru5 Kuopio, FI

La maison du bijou Un trombone dans un verre d’eau Le Cheylard, FR

2015 

Fort Mason Centre FOG Fair Ornamentum, San Francisco, USA

Sabato Lab Cabinet de curiosités Taipei, Taiwan

Collective2, Ornamentum, New York, USA

Kunst Rai Gallery Rob Koudijs Amsterdam, NL

Brigitte Berndt Schmuck Suomi Koru Regensburg, DE

Design Miami/Basel Ornamentum, Basel CH

Ruthin Craft Centre Not too precious UK

Imatra Art Museum Koru5 Imatra, FI

Avid Gallery Mentors & Mentees Wellington, NZ

Vaasa Art City Gallery Koru5 Vaasa, FI

19PaulFort Positif Exil Paris, FR

Museum of Contemporary Art of China Academy of Art Body Alchemy Hangzhou, CN

PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Galerie Rob Koudijs, NL

2014

Coda Museum Kettingreacties Apeldoorn, NL

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Finland: Designed Environments Minneapolis, USA

Scottish Gallery Tales from the North Edinburgh, UK

Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Rob Koudijs London, UK

World Jewelry Museum A bit Clay on the Skin Seoul, KR

2013

Nutida Svenskt Silver Meanwhile in Finland Stockholm, SE

Gallery 84Ghz Lahti Jewellery Munich, DE

Gardiner Museum A Bit of Clay on the Skin: New Ceramic Jewellery Toronto, CAN

Museum of Palaeontology Cabinets of Nature and Curiosities Munich, DE

Galerie Pont en Plas Lahti Jewellery  Gent, BE

Place de la Bastille Circuit Bijoux, Kiosk of jewellery Paris, FR

Museu de Ciències Naturals Mariposa 2 Granollers, SP

PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Galerie Rob Koudijs, NL

19PaulFort Beyond Precious.. Beyond Time Paris, FR

2012

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Paris, FR

Galerie V&V Fremde federn Vienna, AT

Museum Bellerive Jewelry Unleashed Zurich, CH

Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Rob Koudijs London, UK

Elverket Home Sweet Home Tammisaari, FI

KunstRai Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, NL

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 StudioTuhkaa ja timantteja Helsinki, FI

Galerie Viceversa Solstice Lausanne, CH

Les Anciens Abattoires WCC BF European Prize for Applied Arts Mons, BE

Gallery Platina Tuhkaa ja timantteja Stockholm, SE

Tuhkaa ja timantteja Lahti and Lappeenranta, FI

Imatra Art Museum KORU4 Imatra, FI

Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Triennial The Art of Collecting Tallinn, EE

CODA Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Apeldoorn, NL

2011
Gallery Flow Going Dutch London, UK

MAD Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau NY, USA

Yingge Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Taipei, TPE

Las Palmas Object Galerie Louise Smit, Rotterdam, NL

Castle Koldinghus Craft and Design Biennale Kolding, DK

South Karelia Museum Spirit of Stone Lappeenranta, FI

Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK

Galleri Hnoss The Ring Gothenburg, SE

International Craft Biennale Between Tradition and Future Cheongju, KR

Gashouder Sieraad Art Fair Inspirations & Visions Amsterdam, NL

Museum voor Moderne Kunst Ontketend, hedendaagse grenzeloze sieraden Arnhem, NL

Stedelijk Museum Sieraden: aanwinsten van kunstenaars van de Rietveld Academie Amsterdam, NL
2010
Mobile Museum of Art Glass Wear Mobile, USA

Las Palmas, Object, Galerie Louise Smit Naturae Rotterdam, NL

Galeria Garash Walking the Gray Area Mexico City, MX

Saatchi Gallery, Collect, Galerie Louise Smit Naturae London, UK

Glasmuseum Leerdam Op het lijf geblazen Leerdam, NL

Fondation Bernardaud Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Limoge, FR

Fitchburg Art Museum Suomalainen Koru Fitchburg, USA

Les Anciens Abattoires WCC BF Lingam Mons, BE

Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery Portage Shetland, UK

Gashouder Sieraad Art Fair Amsterdam, NL

2009
Art Museum of South Texas Glass Wear Corpus Christie, USA

Memorial Art Gallery Glass Wear University of Rochester, Rochester, USA

Museum of Arts & Design Glass Wear New York, USA

Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE

Gallery of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Schmuck Melbourne, AUS

Museum of Cultures Fetched From Afar Helsinki, FI

Museum Catharijne Convent Lingam Utrecht, NL

Konstfack Lingam Stockholm, SE

Philadelphia Art Alliance Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Philadelphia, USA

Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK

Design Museo Suomalainen Koru Helsinki, FI

2008
Galerie Viceversa European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery Lausanne, CH

Villa de Bondt Nederlandse Sieraden Gent, BE

Lahden Taidemuseo Korutaideyhdistykden Kokoelma Lahti, FI

Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Smaak en Kraak Tegelen, NL

Galerie Louise Smit Finnish bitchies Amsterdam, NL

Les Anciens Abattoires European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery Mons, BE

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Promenons-nous dans les bois/Design contemporain finlandais Paris, FR

Rundetaarn 55° North – modern nordic crafts Copenhagen, D

Galerie Louise Smit Tête à tête à tête Amsterdam, NL

V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK

Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim Glass Wear Pforzheim, DE

Glazen Huis Vlaams Centrum voor Hedendaagse Glaskunst Glass Wear Lommel, B

Design Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Gent, B

SM’s-Stedelijk Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, s’Hertogenbosch, NL

Kunstlerhaus Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Wien, A

2007
V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK

Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, SP

The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA

Kath Libbert JewelleryGallery Wood You? Saltaire, UK

Simonkatu 2 Kontti Helsinki, FI

Röhsska Museet Hnoss-10 years-jubilee-exhibition Gothenburg, SE

Toledo Museum of Art, Glass Wear, Toledo, USA

Museum of Art and Design Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Tallinn, ES

Lalounis Jewelry Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Athens, GR

2006
Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE

Design Museo Challenging The Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Helsinki, SF

Museum of Arts & Design Schmuck New York, USA

Galleria Johan S. Naturae Helsinki, FI

The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA

Galerie Spektrum Katja Prins and Terhi Tolvanen Munich, DE

Galerie Spektrum Plus 5 Munich, DE

2005
V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK

Huis Rechts Long Strides in Tiny Shoes Amsterdam, NL

Bergianska Botanical Garden Inspired by Nature? Stockholm, SE

FAD Gallery Joieria Finlandesa Barcelona, SP

Beatrice Lang Galerie für Schmuck Long Strides in Tiny Shoes Bern, CH

CODA Museum Françoise van den Bosch, tijdgenoten en jong talent Apeldoorn, NL

”Manezh” Central Exhibition Hall Jeweler 05 Saint Petersburg, RU

Arte Orafe Art Gallery De Rebus Naturae Florence, IT

2004
Beurs van Berlage Rietveld naar de Beurs Amsterdam, NL

The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA

Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, FI

The Chicago Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA

2003
Beurs van Berlage Rietveld naar de Beurs Amsterdam, NL

South Karelia Museum KORU1, Lappeenranta, FI

Galerie Oona Rosa Berlin, DE

Stedelijk Museum Sieraden, de keuze van Roermond Roermond, NL

2002
Lönnström Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Rauma, FI

Kemi Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Kemi, FI

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustriemuseum Finsk-Norsk Kunsthåndverk Trondhem, NO

Stedelijk Museum Display Amsterdam, NL

2001
Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE

Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 3 Porvoo, FI

Mikkeli Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Mikkeli, FI

Galerie Oona Jardins-à-porter Berlin, DE

2000
Internationale Handwerksmesse Talente Munich, DE

Cultuurhuis Heerenveen Kunst van het versieren Heerenveen, NL

Aemstelle Kunst aanmoedigingsprijs Amstelveen, NL

1999
Galerie Marzee Presentation Sandberg Institute Nijmegen, NL

Westergasfabriek Niet de KunstVlaai Amsterdam, NL

Tarbekunsti Museum Mind Seductions Tallinn, EE

Hans Appenzeller Etude 10 Amsterdam, NL

1998
Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 2 Porvoo, FI

Art Academy Minerva Out of Site at the Site Groningen, NL

1997
Gerrit Rietveld Academy jewelry dep. in Porvoo, FI

1996

Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 1 Porvoo, FI

 

LECTURES / WORKSHOPS / NOMINATIONS / OTHER

2016-17               

External advisor Project 3D Ceram, ENSA Limoges, FR

2016     

Lecture ENSA Limoges, FR

2015

Stone Rocks workshop and lecture, Koru5, FI

2014-15    

Handshake2 project mentor

2012

Lecture, LahtiJewelry, Lahti, FI

Lecture, HDK Gothenburg, SE

Guest teacher MA course, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, FI

2011

Guest teacher MA course, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, FI

Hotweek, lecture, Kunsthoegskolen, Oslo, NO

Workshop, lecture, Københavns Erhvervsakademi, Kopenhagen, DK

Workshop, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

2008
External advisor final exams Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

2007
Sofa Chicago, USA State University of New York, New Paltz, USA

Pratt Institute, New York, USA

Highly Commended, the Dutch Design Awards, Category Fashion & Free Design, NL

2006
Konstfack, Stockholm, SE

HDK Gothenburg, SE

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

2005
Etelä- Karjalan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Lappeenranta, FI

2003
KORU1-seminar, Lappeenranta, FI

2001
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

Lahti Design Institute, Lahti, FI

2000
Nomination Kunst aanmoedigingsprijs Amstelveen-prize

1997
Nomination Gerrit Rietveld Academie -prize

 

COLLECTIONS

Gintaro Museum, Vilnius, LT Stichting Françoise van den Bosch, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL European Ceramics Work Center, Den Bosch, NL Schmuck Museum, Pforzheim, DE Koch Collection, Basel, CH Rotasa Collection Trust, USA Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, NL The Jewelry Art Association Finland, FI Victoria&Albert Museum, London, UK National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK Private collections NL, DE, FI, NO, LT, USA, SE, SP, I, SI

 

ARTIST IN RECIDENCE

2006
European Ceramics Work Center, Den Bosch, NL

2002
Gintaro Museum Artist House, Nida, LT

2001
Gintaro Museum Artist House, Nida, LT