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MIRA NIITTYMÄKI

 

09.01.1989, Järvenpää, Finland

+358 40 5049171

mira_niittymaki@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

2023              Master of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Contemporary Design

2021              Bachelor of Arts, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Ceramic and Glass Art

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2024              Assistant teacher, Experimental Design, Aalto University

2023              Assistant teacher, Experimental Design & Aesthetics and serial production, Aalto University

2023              Ceramics Teacher, Nurmijärven opisto

2023 -            Project Employee, Empirica research group, Aalto University           

2023              Course assistant, Experimental Design, Aalto University

2021 - 2023   Workshop assistant, Ceramic studio, Aalto University

2022              Course assistant, Experimental Design, Aalto University

2021 -            Event producer & Curator, AAVA - Art in Porkkala

2021 -            Chairman, Pursu ry

2014 -            Entrepreneur, Koju-koju

 

SELECTED COMISSION WORKS

2023              Mural, kakkutalo Gilan Oy

2022              Tableware for Onda restaurant, Buena Onda Oy

2018              Mural, kakkutalo Gilan Oy
2015              Mural, Järvenpään Kiehiset Ry
2015              CD cover design, Khatru Music Oy

2014              Mural, Uuno Baari Oy

2014              Mural, Kakkutalo Gilan Oy

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2024              Feral Mood, Helsinki Winter Garden, Helsinki, Finland

2024              AYY Art Collection Exhibition Spring 2024, Museum of Student Life, Espoo, Finland

2023              AAVA - Art in Porkkala, Porkkalanniemi, Kirkkonummi, Finland

2023              Artefakti, Helsinki Design Week, Merikortteli, Helsinki, Finland

2023              2023 Kohila Symposium, Tohisoo Manor, Kohila, Estonia
2023              Glass - Hand Formed Matter, Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2022              AAVA - Art in Porkkala, Porkkalanniemi, Kirkkonummi, Finland

2022              Freedom symposium Pop-up, Ikšķile, Latvia

2022              Glass - Hand Formed Matter, The Glass Factory, Boda, Sweden

2022              Soil Horizons, Väre, Espoo, Finland
2022              Glass - Hand Formed Matter, Bröhan Museum, Berlin, Germany

2021              Wardrobe stories with New Order of Fashion, New Order of Fashion Lab, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2021              AAVA - Art in Porkkala, Porkkalanniemi, Kirkkonummi, Finland

2021              Wardrobe stories with New Order of Fashion, Beta Space, Espoo, Finland

2020              What’s cooking - Designs for a cooler planet, Väre, Espoo, Finland

2019              Electricity at large, Väre, Espoo, Finland
2012              ARTS Exposed sales exhibition, WDC Pavilion, Helsinki, Finland

2012              VSVS Gallery Köln im Studio, Helsinki, Finland

2012              Mehukestit, Gallery Airi, Helsinki, Finland
2011              Glass is everywhere, Gallery Atski, Helsinki, Finland

 

GRANTS

 

2023              Grant for Pursu ry, Kirkkonummi munincipality

2022              Department of Design grant, Aalto University 

2022              Mobility grant, Cirrus

2022              Grant for Pursu ry, Kirkkonummi munincipality

2022              Grant for Pursu ry, Finnish cultural foundation

2022              Department of design travel grant, Aalto university

2021              Department of Design grant, Aalto University

2021              Grant for Pursu ry, Kirkkonummi munincipality

 

 

SYMPOSIUMS

2023              Kohila - Ceramic Wood Firing Symposium, Tohisoo Manor, Kohila, Estonia
2022              Freedom
 Ceramic Wood Firing Symposium, Latvian Academy of Arts, Riga, Latvia

MEMBERSHIPS
 

2021-             Ornamo, Finnish association of designers

2020-             Pursu collective, from 2021 also Pursu ry

2018-             Koju collective

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