CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION:

01/2016 Doctoral candidate, Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Dissertation entitled: Animated Costumes. Costume Design Process and Digitalization in Animated/CGI Films.

06/2013 – 04/2015 Pedagogy degree
Oulu University of Applied Sciences

08/2009- 11/2013 Master of  Art, costume design, minor studies in education/ adult education
Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, Finland

17.09 2001- 15.06 2004 Bachelor of Arts with honours in Fashion Design
University of Central England, Birmingham Institute of Art& Design

04.09 2000- 30.05 2001 Stage dressing course
Adult Education unit in Western Pirkanmaa, Ikaalinen, Finland

13.08 1995- 30.05 1998 Dressmaker
Turku Vocational Institute, Turku, Finland

W O R K  E X P E R I E N C E:
T E A C H I N G  AND  R E S E A R C H:
2015-2018
Lecturer. Aalto university, Department of Art, Design & Architecture.
Period costume and style- MA students compulsory course, focus is on social context and style of dress.

2018
Visiting lecturer. XAMK South Eastern FInland University of Applied Sciences
Character design course. BA thesis external examiner since 2015

2015
Research. 
Gustavian stage costumes. Research visits to Royal Opera and Royal Armoury archives in Stockholm. Outcomes: Publication in an academic journal and conference presentations

2012 –  present
Novia university of applied sciences, skenkonst, Vaasa
Lecturer. Responsibilities:  teaching and creating scenography course, research methods course and Finnish language course to MA students

2005 – 2014
Carl Wilhelm Akatemia, Stylist education, Tampere
Lecturer. Main teacher for stylist students

01/2014 – 12/2014
Tampere City
Art and design teacher in middle school level, teaching also children with special needs in middle school level

01/2013 – 12/2013
University of Connecticut, U.S. Department of Dramatic Arts
Teacher and researcher. Costume design Professor Laura Crow’s assistant in teaching classes, curating costume exhibitions and participating costume research projects

09/2004 – 06/2006
West Pirkanmaa Education Unit, Stage and Theatre Dressing
Teacher. Teaching all areas involving costume design, e.g. design development, drawing, painting and portfolio.

S C E N O G R A P H Y:

Theatre Imatra
Maailman ympäri 80 päivässä

Tampere Comedy theatre
Ella ja Kaverit salaisessa palveluksessa, Hui Kauhistus, Vuokravaimo, Tankki täyteen, Teetä vaikka väkisin, Lainahöyhenissä

Kotka city theatre
Sugar

Vaasa city theatre
Viirun ja Pesosen joulu, Remonttijengi, Viiru ja Pesonen

Tampere Opera
Children’s opera Taikapuu& Maailmaa paossa, Tannhäuser (assistant to scenographer Kimmo Viskari)

Tampere Theatre
Popcorn, Madaamit, Nummisuutarit, Naisen Mielestä/Woman in Mind,  Asessorin Naishuolet

Linna theatre
B. Virtanen, Kiviä Taskussa/Stones in his Pockets

Ahaa theatre
Hellppoo Rahaa

Pori theatre
Ei nyt, rakkaani/Not now darling, Ilmaista Rahaa/Cash on Delivery,
Murha Maalaispappilassa/Murder at the Vicarage

Turku city theatre
Koukussa / Caught in the Net

F I L M  C O S T U M E  D E S I G N:
09/2008 – 02/2009
Solar Films, Helsinki
Wardrobe assistant, Mannerheim- film production

F A S H I O N   D E S I G N:
2009 – 2012
Design Toimisto Kalmakurki, Tampere
Kalmakurki- womenswear collection, M&M cooperation collection with Putiikki Rannalla- store.

2004 – 2005
Marimekko Oyj,
Helsinki
Fashion designer, womenswear collection in stores in spring 2005

E X H I B I T I O N S:
2015
Beatrice Fox Auerbach: The Woman, Her World and Her Wardrobe
Jorgensen art gallery, UCONN, Storrs CT

2013
Beatrice Fox Auerbach: The Woman, Her World and Her Wardrobe
Mandell Jewish Community Center, Hartford, CT

Princess for a day. 100 years of American Weddings
D.O.D.D Research Center, Storrs, CT.

2012
Enemmän funkista, Reino, Helsinki City Museum                                                                                   
Finnish film history exhibition

2011
Vimma, TR 1 Art Hall, Tampere
Costume in space- RESURRECTION

OTHER RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
2004 – 2006
Oy K.Hjorth Ab,
Tampere
Product development with Italian Hi-tech sportswear brand Sportful

2001 – 2004
Austin Reed, Hugo Boss, Cecil Gee,
Birmingham, UK
Customer service

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:

2016-2019 Koneen säätiö
2015 Taiteen keskustoimikunta
2015 Tampereen kaupungin taiteilijastipendi
2015 American- Scandinavian Foundation
2013 Taiteen keskustoimikunta, Näyttämötaidetoimikunnan kohdeapuraha
2012 Taiteen keskustoimikunta
2012 Taideteollisen korkeakoulun tukirahasto
2012 Aalto yliopisto
2011 Tampereen Kaupunki
2009 Tampereen Kaupunki
2004 Sidney Perry Foundation, UK
2004 Finn- Guild, UK
2003 Tampereen Kaupunki

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