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CURRICULUM VITAE

HELI KRISTIINA HIETALA
Born 1970

EDUCATION
2002 Master of Arts in Industrial Design, University of Art and Design Helsinki (UIAH)
Minor studies painting and sculpture in UIAH, Finland

EDUCATION ABROAD
1998 National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, India
1996 Hoogeschool voor de Kunsten (HKA) Arnhem, The Netherlands

EXHIBITIONS
Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 Porvoo Art Hall, Paintings, Porvoo, Finland
2009 Vantaa Art Museum, `Never retired´, THE SPIRITS OF MEDICIN CONTAINERS, Vantaa, Finland
2009 Riihimäki Art Museum, `Recycling´, INSECTS, Riihimäki, Finland

2008 Gallery MUU, `Joulupuu´, INSECTS, Helsinki, Finland
2006 Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design ETDM, `Two Close Ones´
4th Applied Art Triennial 2006, COMMUNICATION THROUGH COLOURS, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 Amos Anderson Art Museum, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Joensuu Art Museum, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Joensuu, Finland
2004 Aine Art Museum, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Tornio, Finland
2004 Museum Centre Vapriikki, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Tampere, Finland
2004 Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Turku, Finland
2004 The Craft Museum of Finland, `SK4, Finnish Jewellery 4´, OBJECT, Jyväskylä, Finland
2003 ANTI -Artfestival in Kuopio, NET -Art installation, Finland
2003 Gallery Roter Pavillon,` 3 X 5´, De Schmuck Jewellery Art, PROMISES, Bad Doberan, Germany
2002 Design Museum, `Masters of Arts´, PROMISES, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Happihuone, `Rethink´, Reused Objects, Helsinki, Finland
1998 The Northern Ostrobothnia Museum, SK2, Finnish Jewellery 2´, SUCKING PADS, Oulu, Finland
1998 Porvoo Art Hall, SK2, Finnish Jewellery 2´, SUCKING PADS Porvoo, Finland
Group Exhibitions
2010 LARU - Environmental art exhibition, PATCH, Helsinki, Finland
2009 LARU -Environment Art Exhibition, CHAIN, Helsinki, Finland
2007 `Reasonable Happy´, DOG & FUR, The Old Busstation of Helsinki, Finland
2007 Gallery Rantakasarmi, `I Love Helsinki´, Paintings, Helsinki
2006 Gallery Katariina, `Erotique´, Drawings, Helsinki
1998 `8th Floor´, Paintings in Alexander Theatre, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Museum, `Beautiful and Trash´, Reused Objects, Turku, Finland
1996 Design Museum, `Beautiful and Trash´, Reused Objects, Helsinki, Finland
1996 National Museum, CODE -12 Styles 60 Small Domestic Appliances, Budapest, Hungary
1995 Muova, CODE -12 Styles 60 Small Domestic Appliances, Vaasa, Finland
1995 Design Museum, CODE -12 Styles 60 Small Domestic Appliances, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Mannerheimintie, HOLE LTD, Art Performance with the group AURUM, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Mannerheimintie, RACE, Art Performance with the group AURUM, Helsinki, Finland
1995 Ateneum, ARS - 95, SEE & BE SEEN, Art Performance with the group AURUM, Helsinki, Finland
1993 Rake Gallery, `Smallscale models of Landscapes´ , LABORATORY, Helsinki, Finland
Solo Exhibitions
2011 Gallery Malmitalo, INSECTS, Helsinki, Finland
2007 S-Gallery, Paintings, Helsinki, Finland
2003 Art Gallery, Paintings and Art installation, Alajärvi, Finland
2002 Cafe Engel, CUPS, paintings, Helsinki, Finland
2001 Profounders Gallery, RINGS = PROMISES, Helsinki, Finland

WORKS IN PUBLICATIONS
TWO CLOSE ONES, 4th Applied Art Triennial 2006, Tallinn Applied Art Triennial Society, ISBN
FINNISH JEWELLERY, Kaarin Bonde Jensen & Eija Mäkelä 2001
ATENEUM MASKERAD, Pia Strandman, ISBN
CODE -12 Styles 60 Small Domestic Appliances, Annu Ahonen 1996, ISBN

COLLECTIONS
City of Alajärvi, Finland

GRANTS
2006 Oskar Öflund Foundation
2005 Arts council of Finland
2005 Oskar Öflund Foundation
1999 The Central Art Commission, work group
1998 University of Art and Design Helsinki UIAH, work group
1998 IAC, International Affairs Centre
1996 Alajärvi Cultural Board

MEMBERSHIP
Member of Artist Association of Helsinki
Member of MUU, Finnish Artist Association
Member of LARU ART Association