CV

Education
2016 Furniture designer, Bachelor of Culture and Arts, Degree programme in Design, Institute of Design, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland
2015 Erasmus+ student exchange, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts and Design,
Cracow, Poland
2008 Artisan Carpenter, Jyväskylä Technical College, Finland
2003 Matriculation Examination, High School, Oulainen, Finland

Courses
2012 Crafts workshops, 19 weeks, Taitokeskus, Jyväskylä Crafts and Design School
2011 Crafts Instructor studies, 20 weeks, Taitokeskus, Jyväskylä Crafts and Design School

Work experience
01-/2018 Design trainee / Studio Tolvanen Oy
05-08/2016 Carpenter/manufacturer, Isku Oy
2011 Instructor of Handicrafts, Various workshops, Jyväskylä Crafts and Design School
08/10-05/11 School assistant in Handicrafts, Viitaniemi Middle School, City of Jyväskylä
04-06/2010 Special needs assistant, Mäkimatti Day Care Center, Jyväskylä
01-05/2009 Childminder, Myllytupa Day Care Center, Jyväskylä
10-12/2008 Special needs assistant, Myllytupa Day Care Center, Jyväskylä
2008 Artisan trainee, Upholstery Company A.Paananen, Jyväskylä
2008 Artisan trainee, The Craft Museum of Finland, Jyväskylä
2007 School assistant in woodwork , Juho Oksa Elementary School, Oulainen
2007 Designing and realization of custom-built furniture to private homes
10/05-08/06 Fund-raiser/telemarketer, SKTY, Jyväskylä
2003-2005 Substitute teacher/substitute school assistant, Juho Oksa Elementary School, Oulainen
2004 Childminder trainee, Metsola Day Care Center, Oulainen

Projects
2016 No Sauna – Burning Stereotypes -exhibition, visual responsibility in social media
2016 Workshops with asylum seekers in Hennala refugee Center, Lahti
2015 Fair stand design and building in a team, Habitare Furniture Fair
2014 ArchiCamp, One of the group leaders in Youth Architecture Camp, Lion’s Club
2014 Designers’ Village-workshop in Messilä Skiing Center, Pro Puu
2012 Valo Virtaa & Tapahtumien Polku -Environmental Light Art Installation, Taitokeskus, Jyväskylä Crafts and Design School

Voluntary Work
2017 Backstage building, Flow Festival, Helsinki
2017 Decoration designer, Faces Etnofestival, Fiskars, Raasepori, Finland
2017 Decorator, Maailma kylässä/ World Village festival 2017, Helsinki
2017 Carpenter, The Jungle Hostel, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
2016 Designer, The Oceano – An Ayurvedic Beach Retreat, Varkala, India
2016 Photographer, Hampi Children’s Trust, Hampi, Karnataka, India

Exhibitions
03/2018 Rajamailla, Taidetalo Väinölä, Oulainen (coming up)
2016 Ecodesign, Habitare Furniture Fair, Helsinki
2016 No Sauna, Ventura Lambrate, Milan, Italy
2015 Spring exhibition, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Industrial Design, Cracow
2014 Christmas market, Lahti Institute of Design
2014 Helsinki Design Week MI14 -exhibition, Teurastamo
2014 Finnish Craft and Design Fair, MI14 -exhibition, Tampere
2014 Designer’s Village, Pro Puu ry, Lahti
2013 LED-lighting -exhibition, Institute of Design, Lahti

Achievements
2013 Finalist, Anno-rug design contest of Kodin Ykkönen, with a rug called “Mehiko”

Publications
2016/4 Tekninen Opettaja: ”Nuoret suunnittelijat” (Young designers)
2016/5 Vosgesparis: ‘‘Finland goes Milan, Wild Weird Wonderful & more’’
2016/4 Etelä-Suomen Sanomat: ‘‘Milanon Design Weekillä on myös Lahden Muotoiluinstituutista ponnistavia muotoilijoita’’

Skills
Woodworking, metalwork, plastic, modelmaking, drawing, ceramics,
crochet, photography

IT-skills
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Rhinoceros, Vray,
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Solid Works

Languages
Finnish, English, Swedish (basics Spanish & French)