CV

Ceramic Artist Anna-Kaisa Haanaho

(b. 1979)

ART & DESIGN STUDIES

Designer (BA) 2016, Glass and Ceramics Design, Wetterhoff / Häme University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland

OTHER STUDIES

Basics of Education Science 2020, University of Tampere, Finland

Art Coordinator training 2019, Taide käyttöön – ESR project by Haaga-Helia UAS & Ornamo, Helsinki, Finland

Basics of Service Design 2017-2018, University of Lapland & Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland

BBA 2003, International Business and Marketing Logistics, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Rauma, Finland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Bobleplast, Gallery Paperihuone, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2019 Plasticity, Gallery Kohina, Joensuu, Finland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Ornamo X Muji, Muji Flagship store, Kamppi Center, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Muji store.

2020 Ornamo Art Sales, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland

2019 3:40 Gallery Ronga, Tampere, Finland

2019 3:40 Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland

2019 Ornamo Art Sales, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland

2019 Project Network Exhibition, Apple House Gallery, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

2018 Viiva, Hämeenlinna Regional Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Curated by Art Historian Kati Kivinen.

2017 Näkymä Environmental Art Exhibition, Akaa, Finland.

2017 Kesätreffit, Summer Date – Ceramics, Art, Glass and Design, GalleriAri, Mikkeli, Finland

2017 Intervention, Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland

2016 Värähdys – Experimental Glass Art with Merja Castrén and Laura Havanto, Visamäki, Hämeenlinna & Sello library, Espoo & Window Gallery Hytti, Helsinki, Finland

2016 Fauna in Sauna Pop Up Art Exhibition, The Night of the Arts, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2015 Wetterhoff 130 years, HAMK, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2015 Wetterhoff since 1885, Finnish Craft Fair 2015, Tampere, Finland

2015 Hidden World Gateway, Tallinn International Flower Festival, Tower Square Park Tallinn, Estonia

2014 Transparent Kiln, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

PUBLIC WORKS

The Big Bang Sculpture Gate 2016. Environmental Art hotel Urkin Piilopirtti, Pinsiö, Finland.

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center

Brita Maria Renlund Memorial Trust Foundation Collection

Private Collections in Finland and abroad

MEMBERSHIPS

Ornamo Art & Design Finland

Artists O (member of the board 2020- )

Hämeenlinna Artist’s Association (member of the board 2018)

RESIDENCIES

2019 HÏSOM residency by Finnish Institute in Japan, Hiso village, Oda City, Shimane, Japan

2019 Project Network recidency, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION PROJECTS & CONFERENCES

2015 Tallinn International Flower Festival Project, Estonia. Together with Häme University of Applied Sciences and Estonian Academy of Arts. 

2014 2nd International Wood-Firing Conference, International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark. Conference participations and firing a wood fired kiln together with Finnish, Estonian, Danish and Latvian team.

2013-2014 Ecoceramics, ESR project together with Häme University of Applied Sciences, Estonian Academy of Arts and Latvian Academy of Arts. Sustainable ceramics, waste material in ceramics, gas and wood firings. Finland and Latvia.

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2020 Frame Contemporary Art Finland

2019 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2018 Finnish Cultural Foundation Häme Regional fund

2016 Fredrika Wetterhoff Foundation

2016 Häme Foundation for Professional Higher Education and Research

2015 Häme Foundation for Professional Higher Education and Research

2015 Alli Paasikivi Foundation

2014 Häme Foundation for Professional Higher Education and Research

PUBLICATIONS

Project Network Catalogue (2019), Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center

Suomi Finland 100 years book (2018), page 415

Viiva Catalogue (2018), Hämeenlinna Artist’s Association

TEACHING

2020 Art Instructor, City of Hämeenlinna, Youth Services / Ohjaamo Stage, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2019-2020 Ceramics Teacher, Vanajaveden Opisto Community College, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2018-2019 Art Teacher, Vanajaveden Opisto Community College, Hämeenlinna, Finland

2017-2018 Artist & Art Educator, City of Hämeenlinna, Arx Art Center, Hämeenlinna, Finland

CURATING

2018 Toinen Viiva Environmental Art Exhibition in Hämeenlinna together with Piia Lieste.