Mari Kristiina Paikkari 1983

Education
2011-2015 Applied Art and Design MA, Aalto University, School of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture Helsinki
2009-2011 Sculpture, minor student, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki.
2008-2011 Ceramic and Glass art BA, University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
2007-2008 Visual arts, Art Academy of Pekka Halonen, Folk high school.
2002-2007 Degree Programme in Environmental Technology, Engineer, Environmental Planning, Lahti University
1999-2002 Sipoo High school.

Memberships
2016- Taiteilijat O
2010- Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo
2002-2008 Union of Professional Engineers

Grants
2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, for working, personal grant, 6000€
2016 Finnish Kultural Foundation, for exhibition, team grant, 6000€
2015 Helsinki city, design, personal grant, 3500€.
2015 Greta and William Lehtinen foundation, preparing the exhibition, team grant, 2000€.
2014 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, for the exhibition journey, personal grant, 500€
2013 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, for exhibition journey, team grant, 2000€
2013 Research Institute of the School of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, 500€
2011 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, project grant, team grant, 4000€.
2011 Design Promotion State of Finland, utensils, team grant 4000€.
2011 Kerava city, utensils, team grant 590€
2010 Support foundation of University of Art anf Design, personal grant, 600€.

Competitions
2015 1. prize Bocuse d’Or, the best plate, Lyon, france, co-work with Pekka Paikkari
2009 1. prize, Environment art competition, castcongrete and plants, Sipoo, cooperation with Pekka Paikkari.

Articles and publications
2016 ”Taiteilijoiden upeat kattaukset”, Koti ja keittiö –magazine, 1-2/2016 s. 34-45.
2014 ”Työhuoneella: Osasto” Ornamo –magazine, 2/14, sivu 40.
2013 ”Oma ja tärkein kutsuttu hehkumaan”, Sipoon Sanomat, 14.11.2013 page 6.
2013 ”Sähköttä toimivaa taidetta”, (”Art without electricity”) Fifi –web magacine, fifi.voima.fi 25.3.13
2012 ”Savoy, Matkalla huipulle” – book for year of celebration, Royal Restaurant, making plates for the book.
2010 ”Rantagalleria sai neljä uutta teosta”, Uusi Lahti 23.6.2010, page 18.
2009 ”Cityjänikset elävöittävät Nikkilän keskustaa”, Sipoon Sanomat 18.6.2009, pace 2.
2007 ”Mari Paikkari haluaisi ihmisten pysähtyvän”, Sipoon Sanomat pace 7.

Projects
2017 “Kape 24h” -kirja, Kari Aihisen ruokakirjan lautasten valmistus.
2017 Video- and spaceart project for media artist Sara Pathirane, making porcelain tiles as an assignment
2016 Environmental and art education, Lähiöprojektit, Helsinki city, Kannelmäki upperlevel of comprehensive
school and Pohjois-Haaga comprehensive school, Helsinki.
2016 Design and produce, unique tableware, Supper Fest – All-stars of food and art, White Hall, Helsinki.
2015-2016 Curating and organizing of Behind the Seen -exhibition, Finnish and German ceramic art, collaboration
with Veera Tamminen, Porvoo
2015 Design and produce, unique plates, Ravintola Grön, Helsinki.
2015 Design and produce, unique bowls, Restorant Kaskis, Turku
2014 Design and produce, unique plates, Ravintola Olo, Helsinki.
2014 ”Muuntaja” -modern dance presentation, sound planning, Höyhentämö, Helsinki.
2014 Design and produce, unique plates, Restorant Kaskis, Turku
2013 ”Ehjyt” –solo dancing show, sound planning, Vimma-modern dance festival, Joensuu
2012 Tabelwavr for the book, ”Savoy - matkalla huipulle” -year of celebration book, Royal restaurants.

Private exhibitions
2014 ”Sound of Limoges”, master’s thesis exhibition, Lume hall, Helsinki.
2013 “Lines”, Exhibition place of Main library, Sipoo
2011 ”Ääni massasta”, Galleria Airi, University of Arts and Design, Helsinki.

Coexhibitions
2017 “KOTONA XII”, co exhibition, art hall Karin Widnäs, Fiskars
2016 “Hikiset päivät”, Ympyräurku, collaboration with E. Helle and M. Ekola, Haihatus, Joutsa.
2016 “Behind the Seen”, Finnish and German ceramic art, Porvoo Art Hall, Porvoo
2016 ”5000m2”, co exhibition, Lappeenranta.
2015 ”Some plants need more light than others, but all need at least a little” –installation (setting) for a play,
collaboration with Emma Helle
2015 ’Black and Ligth’, Muotogaala 2016, Helsinki
2014 “Savi-Sublime”, Gallery Kadief, Helsinki
2014 ”International Porcelain Competition of Limoges”, Ville de Limoges, France
2013 ”Samasta – teoksia monista osista”, Gallery of Arabia, Helsinki
2013 58’ Premio Faenza – International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic art, Italia
2013 ”Sculpture now!”, K27a, School of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki
2013 “Non-electricity gallery”, Hirvitalo, Tampere
2012 ”Palikkaooppera”, Sinkka, Art Museum of Kerava, Kerava.
2011 ”Uunituoretta”, Lb contemporary gallery, Helsinki
2011 ”Suojelualue”, Summer exhibition of Vantaa artist association, Vantaa, cooperate with Pekka Paikkari
2010- ”Uusikansa”, Vesijärve’s bankgallery, Lahti, cooperate with Veera Tamminen
2010 ”Koolla on väliä”, Kaiku gallery, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki.
2009 ”Ympäripyöreäneliö”, cooperate artwork, Habitare –furniture fair, Helsinki Exhibition and Convention
Centre, Helsinki.
2006 ”Valo kuvassa”, Nikkilä library, Sipoo, cooperate with Tuukka Paikkari

Public work of art
2012 ”Oodi keväälle” -environment art, park of Musiikkitalo, Helsinki
2011 ”Kuuletko sen?” -environment art, Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo, Oon kaupungissa
-exhibition, Helsinki.
2010 ”Turvapaikka”, Nikkilä, Sipoo, cooperate with Pekka Paikkari