Hannele Matinlauri
Lives and works in Espoo
Contact: aava(  )netti.fi





EDUCATION 
2013        Axxell, Department of Ceramics, Artesan in Ceramics, Loviisa Finland 
1998        Montessori Teacher Diploma, Montessori St. Nicholas Centre, London  
1990-91  University of Industrial Arts of Helsinki  
1990        Free Art School, Helsinki  
1981        University of Helsinki, MSc  
1971-74   Helsinki University Art Studio  
 
FURTHER EDUCATION 
2011        Mentor training ‘Experiential Colour Workshop for Babies'™, Pori Art Museum/Pori Centre for Children's Culture  
2009        Metal studio techniques, open art education of The Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki
2000-01  Further Education Programme in Media Technology, Häme University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna Finland 
 
SUPLEMENTARY STUDIES 
1996        Course in experimental ceramic sculptuture by Paul Envalds, Kankaanpää Institute, Finland 
1982-89   Levels I-IV in ceramics, Espoo Adult Education Centre, Espoo Finland 
1989        Course in supervision in ceramic work by Airi Hortling and Kaj Berglöf, Kankaanpää Institute, Finland 
1981-96   Several individual courses in ceramics conducted by ceramists Kaj Berglöf, Paul Envalds,
                 Airi Hortling, Nina Karpov and Anneli Sainio 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2013        My garden, Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki Finland 
2009        Birth – Syntymä, An Installation, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2009        Donnarte 2009, Fortezza Medicea del Girifalco, Cortona Italy 
2008        Replacements - Tilalla, Art Ritosalo, Hirvensalmi Finland 
2008        Cultural Plantation - Kylvös, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2007        Memory of a Place - Muisti, Art Ritosalo, Hirvensalmi Finland 
2007        Eras of My Life - Fragility; Maailmani kaudet - Hauraus, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2006        Metamorphoses - Metamorfooseja, Nature Centre Villa Elfvik, Espoo Finland 
2004        Views into Childhood - Ikkunoita lapsuuteen, Espoo Cultural Centre, Finland 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020        Poriginal Gallery, Pori Art Museum, Pori Finland
2019        OXYGENUM, Nordic Art Association of Finland, Veteli Arthouse, Veteli Finland 
2017        VITAS 87 Almintalo, Loviisa Finland 
2016        VITAS 86, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra Finland 
2015        Assisi Biennale, Assisi,Italy 
2013        Galleri Böhner, Bechtle It-Systemhaus, Mannheim Germany 
2013        Almintalo, Loviisa Finland 
2013        Small Wonders, Linea Contemporary Art Space, Firenze Italy 
2013        En glimt från Kuggom, Galleri Frö, Porvoo Finland 
2011        Contemporary Art Biennale of Florence, Firenze Italy
2010        Caffelatte – Collaborative Finnish-Italian Art Exhibition, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2009        Fantastic Shoe Store, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2009        Drop the Plastic Bag – Designing an Ecological Bag, Galleria Pikku Sökö, Espoo Finland  
2008        Birthday Cakes - Espoo 550 Years Jubilleum, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2008        Environmental Art Paths - Espoo 550 Years Jubilleum, Kannusillanmäki, Espoo Finland 
2007        Pax – Rauha, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2006        Environmental Art, Art Ritosalo, Hirvensalmi Finland 
2006        Beginning - Alku, Galleria Espoonsilta, Espoo Finland 
2005        Song of the River - Environmental Art Path, Espoo Centrum, Espoo Finland 
2004        Environmental Art Exhibition, Soukanpohja, Espoo Finland 
2004        Environmental Art Exhibition, Espoo Centrum, Espoo Finland 
2003        Environmental Art Exhibition, Espoo Centrum, Espoo Finland 
2002        Installations, Art Ritosalo, Hirvensalmi Finland 
2001        Installations and Sculpture, Art Ritosalo, Hirvensalmi Finland 
 
PERFORMANCES 
                 Heritage, Espoo 2011 
                 Time Line of the Earth, Espoo 2007 
 
PERFORMANCE GROUPS 
                 Thread of Life -group 2006 
                 Earthmaritation - Maameritaatio -group 2006 
 
OTHER ARTISTIC GROUPS 
                 Wheel of Life -group 2008 
 
GRANTS solo 
2015        Espoo Culture Committee 
2011        Espoo Culture Committee 
2004        Espoo Culture Committee 
 
GRANTS group 
2009        Espoo Culture Committee 
2008        Espoo Culture Committee, group exhibition 
2006        Alfred Kordelin Foundation, multicultural KULTA-project for women  
2006        Espoo Culture Committee, group exhibition 
2005        Espoo Culture Committee, group exhibition 
2004        Espoo Culture Committee, group exhibition
 
STUDY EXCURSIONS 
2014        New Zealand, Maori art  
2013        Istanbul, with a student group of Axxell Kuggom Institute 
2012       Okinawa, Japan, wood firing kiln techniques 
2010       Canada, Inuit art  
2010       New York - Boston, contemporary American art  
2008       Berlin, Art Swap Europe –network meeting 
2008       Munich
2006       Barcelona 
2001       Paris-Avignon-Arles-Aix-en-Provence 
1991       New York, with a student group of the University of Industrial Arts of Helsinki 
 
MEMBERSHIPS
Artists' Association MUU
Nomadic Academy of Experimental Arts, Helsinki