U I A H C E R A M I C S & G L A S S





R I S S A N E N , Mirjami



"Transforming thoughts into lines and drawings, to become physical objects. The idea of me becomes visible and touchable.

Conscious - intensive - sensitive

An open and honest approach. Craving to find, hoping to see, daring to confront."

MIRJAMI RISSANEN
1976

Väinö Auerin katu 1 X 81
00560 Helsinki, Finland
+358 (0)40 7477323
trissane@uiah.fi


EDUCATION

1996-99 BA, University of Art and Design, Helsinki
Dept. of Ceramics and Glass

1998 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Dept. of Ceramics

1995-96 Open University of Helsinki, Approbatur in pedagogic

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK EXPERIENCE

1999 University of Art and Design, design and realization of student's web gallery/CD-ROM

1999 Gallery Septaria

1998- Nokia Merchandise, free-lance glass designer, business- and V.I.P give-aways

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

1999 "Art of Glass Students", National & International Work Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia

1999 "Confronting", Gallery Septaria, Helsinki, solo exhibition

1998 "Life on the Beach", Young Designer's Award, Lissbon group exhibition, ceramics