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Varrela Vesa

1957

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Lupa

Kyllä

Koulutus

1979-82 University of Turku, Teacher training college of
handiwork, Rauma
1982-87 University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki, industrial design
1996 M.A. in Industrial design - UIAH, University of Industrial
Arts, Helsinki,

Työkokemus

35 vuotta
1987- Own workshop, Design Studio Varrela Vesa
1987-93 Part time lecturer, glass art & design, UIAH, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1987-90 Designer, HEUREKA, the Finnish Science Centre, Vantaa, Finland
1990-96 Exhibition architect, "Kalevala-people"-touring exhibition, U.S.A. & Europe
1993 Course leader, International Nuutajärvi glass workshop, Venetian techniques with
Lino Tagliapietra, Further Training Centre, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki
1993-96 Head of Art Department, Tampere School of Art and Communications
1995 Exhibition architecture, Stone Museum, Metso-library, City of Tampere
1996-97 Head of Arts, Tampere Polytechnic University, Tampere, Finland
1997- 2000 Rector, Tampere School of Art and Communications, Tampere, Finland
1997- 2001 Dean, School of Art and Media, Tampere Polytechnic, Tampere, Finland
2001- Curator, exhibition architect, Finlandia. Vanguardia en Vidrio, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Germany
2001- Lectures and workshops in Universities, Art Schools and Museums in Finland and abroad
2002- Free Artist, designer, Studio Varrela Vesa
2002 Exhibition designer - Jukola-Jakomäki-Bryssel, Finland 75-years celebration -, HEUREKA, the Finnish Science Centre, Vantaa, Finland
2007 Exhibition architecture - Klub Tampere - Design Gallery/Bulthaup, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014-16 Regional Artist – Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2017-19 Exhibition architecture, glass & ceramic from Collection Kakkonen / FAA, Tampere, Finland
2017- Artist – designer – creative director – Studio Varrela Vesa Ky / HAILI production

Apurahat

35 vuotta
1987- Own workshop, Design Studio Varrela Vesa
1987-93 Part time lecturer, glass art & design, UIAH, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1987-90 Designer, HEUREKA, the Finnish Science Centre, Vantaa, Finland
1990-96 Exhibition architect, "Kalevala-people"-touring exhibition, U.S.A. & Europe
1993 Course leader, International Nuutajärvi glass workshop, Venetian techniques with
Lino Tagliapietra, Further Training Centre, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki
1993-96 Head of Art Department, Tampere School of Art and Communications
1995 Exhibition architecture, Stone Museum, Metso-library, City of Tampere
1996-97 Head of Arts, Tampere Polytechnic University, Tampere, Finland
1997- 2000 Rector, Tampere School of Art and Communications, Tampere, Finland
1997- 2001 Dean, School of Art and Media, Tampere Polytechnic, Tampere, Finland
2001- Curator, exhibition architect, Finlandia. Vanguardia en Vidrio, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Germany
2001- Lectures and workshops in Universities, Art Schools and Museums in Finland and abroad
2002- Free Artist, designer, Studio Varrela Vesa
2002 Exhibition designer - Jukola-Jakomäki-Bryssel, Finland 75-years celebration -, HEUREKA, the Finnish Science Centre, Vantaa, Finland
2007 Exhibition architecture - Klub Tampere - Design Gallery/Bulthaup, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014-16 Regional Artist – Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2017-19 Exhibition architecture, glass & ceramic from Collection Kakkonen / FAA, Tampere, Finland
2017- Artist – designer – creative director – Studio Varrela Vesa Ky / HAILI production

Palkinnot

Orders: 2010 Cross of Merit of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, The Order of the White Rose of Finland by the President of Finland

Awards: 1995 Grand Prix Des Metiers D´art, De la Ville de Lyon, France
2002 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pirkanmaa Region

Näyttelyt

solo

2017 Out of Glass, Vesa Varrela - A Retrospective, Galleria Himmelblau, Finlayson, Tampere
2019 "Tois Pual Jokke" - Glass & Sculpture - 50th anniversary of the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Kuhmo, Finland

yhteisnäyttelyt
2014-15 Gallery Himmelblau, Tampere, Finland
2015 Tervetuloa! - Angewandte Kunst aus Finnland, Handwerksform Hannover, Hannover, Germany
2016 “2D→” - LDS gallery and Šv. Jono gatvės gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania, Museum of New Art in Pärnu, Rapla Contemporary art centre, Rapla, Estonia
2016-17 Meeting Point | Výber z Medzinárodných sklárskych sympózií RONA 1994- 2014/ v Satelite, galérii dizajnu SDC, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 FAA, Finlayson Art Area, Tampere, Finland
2017 Sata lasissa! Unique Glass - Rahkola, Ikaalinen, Finland
2019 20 years of Art Grants Exhibitions - Tampere Concert and Congress Hall, Winter Garden, Tampere, Finland

Lisätiedot

Education

1979-82 University of Turku, Teacher training college of
handiwork, Rauma
1982-87 University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki, industrial design
1996 M.A. in Industrial design - UIAH, University of Industrial
Arts, Helsinki,

Work Experience

Grants

1987 Stipend, the City of Turku
1988 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Fund of Varsinais-Suomi
1988 Quality support of Arts and Crafts, State Committee for Craft and Design
1989 Group exhibition grant, Art Council of Finland
1989 Group exhibition grant, the City of Helsinki
1990/1991/1995/2000/-03 Finnish Cultural Foundation
19901993/2001 Alfred Kordelin Foundation
1991 State of Czechoslovakia
1992/-95/-97/-08/-11 City of Tampere
1993 The Province of Häme
1994/2000/-02/-09 Arts Council of Finland, travel grant
1994 Ministery of Education, Finland
1996 Ministery of Culture, Finland
2001/2004 Board of Compensation Grants to Visual Artists
2001 Oskar Öflunds Foundation
2001 Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation
2002/2005 Finnish Cultural Foundation 1- year assignment
2002 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pirkanmaa Region
2005 Finnish - Swedish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2006 Finnish - Danish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2006 Finnish - Norwegian Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2006 Islandic - Finnish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2006/-08/-09/-11 Arts Council of Pirkanmaa, travel grant
2007- 5-years State Grant for Artists, The National Council for Design, Finland
2007 Helen ja Walter Qrönqvist Foundation
2008 The National Council for Design, Finland, International exhibitions
2009 Finnish - Swedish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2010 Svenska Kulturfonden, Helge Runar Engbloms Stipendiefond, International exhibitions
2011 City of Tampere, Art Grant, exhibitions and work
2012 Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation
2013 The National Council for Design, Finland
2013 Finnish - Swedish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2013 TAIKE - Central Arts Council of Finland, travel grant
2014 City of Tampere, Art Grant, international exhibitions
2017 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pirkanmaa Region
2017 Greta and William Lehtinen Foundation
2019 Finnish - Danish Cultural Foundation, travel grant
2019 The Arts Promotion Centre Finland, the National Council for Architecture and Design

Prizes

Orders: 2010 Cross of Merit of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, The Order of the White Rose of Finland by the President of Finland

Awards: 1995 Grand Prix Des Metiers D´art, De la Ville de Lyon, France
2002 Finnish Cultural Foundation, Pirkanmaa Region

Exhibitions

solo

2017 Out of Glass, Vesa Varrela - A Retrospective, Galleria Himmelblau, Finlayson, Tampere
2019 "Tois Pual Jokke" - Glass & Sculpture - 50th anniversary of the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Kuhmo, Finland

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