Upcoming exhibitions:

  1. -ArtHelsinki, Contemporary Art Fair, Messukeskus / Expo and Convention Centre, Helsinki 10.-13.9.2015

  2. -Art Fair Suomi ´15, Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory Helsinki, 18.-20.9. 2015

  3. -European Craft Summit / Omnia Vanitas, Gallery of WCC-BF and Gallery Koma, Mons, Belgium. 23.10.2015

  4. -Solo Exhibition: Taidekone / Art Machine, Muu, Cable, Cable Factory, Helsinki 25.9. - 25.10. 2015



Solo exhibitions:

2015 MARK &Portta, Taas Yhdessä / Togeher Again,

          Malmitalo Gallery

2014 MARK & Potta, Yhdessä/Together,

          Aalto-University, Lume-Gallery,

          University of Art and Design, Helsinki

2012 Jangva Gallery, Helsinki Finland

2010 Malmintalo gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2010 Mikkeli Art Museum, Finland,

2010 Updates, Napa Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

2008 My Little Limbo, Napa Gallery, Helsinki

2002 Gallery Krista Mikkola (with Alvar Gullichsen),

        Helsinki

2000 A – Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia 


Selected group exhibitions :


2014

- Uutta! - Artist Project, July - December 2014

  1. -Pyhäniemi 2014, Hollola

  2. -Piperi Potta - Book

  3. -Internationale Kunst Heute - book, Germany

  4. -UUTTA|- artist project, July - December 2014

  5. -Jewelry Workshop, Lume gallery, Night of Arts 21.8.

- DNA of Europe, Internet Exhibition, Belgium, www.art-ua.be

  1. -Suoraan Seinään / Directly on the Wall, Muu Cable,

   Cable Factory, Helsinki

- Works on Paper, The Brick Lane Gallery, London



2013

-Artist book exhibition, gallery Katariina, Helsinki

-Villa Roosa, “Suuri Näytelmä”, Orimattila, Finland

-Dulcinea Art Gallery “ Fresh” International online gallery dulcineartgallery.com

-Katugalleria, Growth / degrowth, Helsingin Energia and Helsingin Taiteilijaseura (Eerikinkatu, Helsinki)


2012

-Tallin Applied Art triennial, Art of Collecting

-Jewelbook -exhibition, Modern Art Museum, Mons, Belgium

-Get down to Rabbit Hole, factory-art gallery, Berlin Germany

-Barcelona Showcase 2012, 14th of June, Barcelona, Spain

-Tutkielmia Muutoksesta, Gallery Rantakasarmi, Helsinki

-Eunique Ats and Crafts, Karlsruhe, Germany


2011

-Luukku Auki! Galleria Katariina, Helsinki

-Sipuli, Finnish Institute, St. Petersburgh, Russia

-Cheongju Craft Biennale, South Korea

-Tarinamatot -Saga, Gallery Campus, Turku, Finland

-Nord Art 2011, Budelsdorf, Germany

-Body Wraps, Handwerksform Hannover, Germany

-Art in Mind, The Brick Lane Gallery, London


2010

-Culture Gallery, digital showcase of contemporary artists

  from Finland

-ArtHelsinki / O-galleria, Ornamo, Messukeskus, Helsinki

-Huomenta Afrikka! Kunsthalle Helsinki

-Nord Art 2010, Budelsdorf, Germany

-Glimten i Ögat, Katrineholm, Sweden

-Finnish Jewellery 1600 - 2009, Finchburg Art Museum,

  USA

2009

-Art fair, Wanha Satama, Helsinki

-Know How, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and

  Design, Tallinn, Estonia

-Finnish jewellery 1600 - 2009, Design museum, Helsinki

-8 + 8, jewellery art from Finland and Sweden, Eskilstuna

  Konstmuseum, Sweden

-Miten niin kaukaa, Museum of cultures, Helsinki

-Custom Toy Contest Vol.1 and Sketch it out, APW

  gallery, New York

-Artist of the month, February -March 2009, Design

  Museum, Helsinki

-8 + 8, jewellery art from Finland and Sweden, Hanasaari

  Cultural Center, Espoo, Finland

2008

-Symbols of Faith , CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Holland

-Symbols of Faith , Westergasfabric, Amsterdam

-Nykytaidetta Arabiassa, Gallery Groovy Eldorado,

  Helsinki

-TOP TEN, at-work gallery, London

2007

-SIERAAD - jewellery fair, Amsterdam

-NORD style- design fair, Berlin

-Dark Rainbow Shop, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm,

-Sweden

2006

-SIERAAD – jewellery fair, Amsterdam

-Be-a-queen, Taot n`Thea, Amsterdam

-Behind the Mascara, Cable Factory, Helsinki

2005

-Refuse, Trumann Gallery, London

-Pocketsize, internet exhibition, Postpicasso, USA

-Maker-Wearer-Wiever, Glasgow School of Art

2004

-Sama Meri, Sama Intohimo, Kerava Art Museum,

  Finland

-Pääkalloviikot, ROR Gallery, Helsinki

-Gallery Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco

-Jewellery With Purpose, Internet exhibition, Postpicasso,

  USA, honorary mentioning

2003

-Koru 1, Lappeenranta, Finland

-3 x 5,  Rostock, Germany

-Simple Beads, Kyoto, Tokyo

2002

-Holiday Exhibition, OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, USA

-Simple Beads and Cultural Seeds, Plüschow,

  Kühlungsborg, Güstrow, Schwerin, Germany

-Finnish Jewellery 3, Porvoo, Finland, honorary

  mentioning 

2001

-ROR: UTOPIA, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art,

  Helsinki, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Skulpturens Hus,

  Stockholm

-Kontakt-Räume, Junger Schmuck, Rostock, Germany

-2 nd Nordic Jewellery Triennale, touring exhibition in

  Europe

2000

-Terror 2000, Into gallery, Helsinki, Nordic House,

  Reykjavik

-Youth Forum, Helsinki, Glasgow

-20 th Century Icons, @-work Gallery, London

-Objects – Concepts, Museum of Applied Art, Helsinki

-Inovacao, Design e Qualidade, Viseu, Portugal

-A - Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

1999

-Inhorgenta Fair, Munich, Germany

-Young Forum, Helsinki

-Schmuck 99, Munich, Germany

-Mind Seductions, Tallinn, Estonia

1998

-Talente 98, Munich, Germany 


 



TUIJA HELENA MARKONSALO

( Helena Mark, MARK, Piperi Potta )


Born 1969 in Mikkeli, Finland


Works and lives in Helsinki.


Memberships:

-Artists' Association Muu ry

-Helsingin taiteilijaseura

-Kuvasto. 


   


Education :

1999-2001 University of Art and Design UIAH / Master`s

                degree, Helsinki

1993-1998 Lahti Polytechnic, Institute of Design, jewellery

                design, Lahti, Finland

1990-1993 Vihti Arts and Crafts School, blacksmith

                department, Vihti, Finland


Courses :

2014 Mosaic course, Avoin Yliopisto

2013 Printing by Hand, Helsinki Comic Center

2013 From Story to Comic, Helsinki Comic Center

2012 AAVA - Vedic Art Academy, Painting course

2012 Illustration course, Sarjakuvakeskus, Helsinki



Exchange student :

2000 Royal College of Art, London

1997 Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia

1995 Guildhall University, London 



Grants:

2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

        City of Helsinki Cultural Office

2013 HIAP Suomenlinna Residence

        Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2011 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region

2011 Frame

2010 Frame

2010 Frame

2009 Helsinki City Cultural Foundation

2009 Ornamo

2009 Swedish-Finnish Cultural Foundation

2008 Arts Council of Finland

2008 Arts Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region

2008 Arts Council of Finland

2007 Frame

2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation

2002 Arts Council of Finland, one year working grant

        for year 2003

2002 Schloss Plüschow artist residence, Germany

2002 Villa Karo studio residence grant, Benin, Africa

2002 Arts Council of Finland

2001 City of Helsinki

2000 University of Art and Design UIAH

1999 Arts Council of Finland  



Film production:

-Viettelysten Loma –Holiday of Seduction (with Alvar

  Gullichsen), short film, 2001-2002


Works in collections:

-State Art collections

-private collections