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Lehto Viivi

1983

Koskelantie 13 c 18

00610

Helsinki

0503407725

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Näyttelyt

Lisätiedot

Education

2017-
Visual Culture, Curating & Contemporary Art,
MA studies, Aalto University, Helsinki

2014
Specialist Qualification in Product Development
(Tuotekehittäjän erikoisammattitutkinto), Rastor

2010- 2011
Bridge builders – ESR –project, mentoring program for agents working in creative industries (Sillanrakentajat- luovan talouden agentti- ja managerivalmennus), Lahden AMK

2004-2009
Industrial Design, Bachelor of Culture and Arts,
Lahti Institute of Design, Lahti University of Applied Sciences

8.3.-19.7.2007
Industrial Design, exchange student, Politecnico di Milano

2004
Drawing and art studies, Taidekoulu Maa

2003
Helsinki Rudolf Steiner –school, High School Graduate

Work Experience

2017 -
Working as an artist and freelance designer

2017-
Iittala & Arabia Design Centre Helsinki, Design Lab
Co-curator, producer, freelance designer

2015-2017
Mirri Creative Oy
Advisory Board, member

2015-2016
Mirri Creative Oy
Founding co-partner, Chairman of the Board, Illustrator

2014-2017
Bombotti Oy
Founding co-partner, Chairman of the Board, Designer

2013-2014
Suomi-asema –event at Frankfurt,
co-producer (in charge of art direction, visual materials, exhibition curator)

2011– 2014
Neroko Oy,
Co-partner, R&D, PR & Marketing

2011–2017
Inspirations Tour (spin-of –project of Musta Design)
Service developer, designer

2010-2011
Suomi-asema –event at St. Petersburg,
co-producer (in charge of art direction, visual materials, exhibition curator)

2010–
Musta Design Oy,
Founding partner, CEO, Design Manager


2009–
Lectures, training, teaching, sparring and
mentoring in the creative field for several partners:
Cursor, Kotkan-Haminan seudun kehittämiskeskus,
Nordic Buzz - yhteispohjoismainen projekti,
Lahden AMK, Muotoiluinstituutti,
Aalto-yliopiston Taiteen ja Suunnittelun korkeakoulu,
Aalto-yliopiston Pienyrityskeskus,
Sillanrakentajat ESR-hanke,
Suomen muotoilusäätiö/ Design Foudation,
Luovat ry, Lahden luovan talouden ja toiminnan kehittämisyhdistys,
Helsingin Kaupunki,
Luovan talouden agentit ja managerit AGMA ry,
HAMK (Wetterhoff),
Turku Design Week

1.2.2008-8.2.2010
Musta Design – Creative network,
Creative Coordinator

18.2.2008–
Designer, Freelancer
(T:mi must-a)

2.6.-29.8.2008
Stala Oy,
Industrial Designer, Trainee

1.10.2007-15.2.2008
Nokia,
Event Designer, Trainee

1.5-16.6.2006
Lahti Institute of Design,
”Stance – vehicle design exhibition”,
Exhibition Designer, Trainee

Grants

Prizes

In 2010, the Finnish government presented Viivi Lehto with the remarkable Sammontekijät- award. The award was given to acknowledge Lehto for “courageously seeking out new forms of collaboration between design field and other industries, and being recognized as a pioneer in her field.” The criteria for receiving the award were, amongst other things, creativity, innovativenes, functionality and novel thinking.

Exhibitions

11.9-15.9.2019
UU Market, Group exhibition
Habitare Fair, Helsinki

5.9-15.9.2019
Puutarhassa / In the Garden - Viivi Lehto
Solo exhibition
Part of the Helsinki Design Week Erottaja 2 exhibitions

30.8.-1.9.2019
CHART Art Fair
UU Market collective
Group exhibition

7.-9.12.2018
Dimensions, Aalto Arts, group exhibition
Venice-building
Lapinlahti Mental Hospital, Helsinki


25.1.-30.1.2018
Whose History is it Anyway?, group exhibition
Harald Herlin Learning Centre
Aalto University, Espoo

17.3.-30.11.2017
SONIC SCULPTURES, group exhibition
Harald Herlin Learning Centre
Aalto University, Espoo

More Info

BIO

Viivi Lehto (born 1983) is an artist and designer, living and working in Helsinki. As an artist she wants to create new, playful, often a bit twisted or humorous, versions of reality. Lehto believes that art is a powerful tool to open new viewpoints by tickling the imagination. Lehto is especially interested to work with projects related to growth, illusions, feelings and rhythm. Currently she is working with a Garden series consisting of colorful and multidimensional glass sculptures. The garden represents for her unruliness, playful growth and freedom of spirit. Lehto graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Lahti Institute of Design, University of Applied Sciences 2009. Currently she is finalizing her Master studies in Aalto University, Visual Culture, Curating & Contemporary Art Programme. Her first solo exhibition, “In the Garden”, was a part of the programme of Helsinki Design Week 2019 main venue Erottaja 2. UU Market collective presented Lehto’s art works as a part of their curated collection autumn 2019 in CHART Art Fair, Copenhagen and Habitare Fair, Helsinki.

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