Terhi Tolvanen

Pyrite Collection

Pearl unit with green stone

Bague Island

Bague Blacky Mix

Broche ‘Jumps’

Broche Kutu

Boucles d'oreilles Curly

Blue Cactus

Boucles d'oreilles Blue Gold

Broche Perles

Collier Blossoms

Profile


1968, Helsinki, Finland

EDUCATION
1989-1993 Lahti Design Institute in Lahti, FI
Silversmithing
1993-1997 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL
Jewellery design
1997-1999 Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL
2nd phase applied arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Galerie Viceversa Gardens & Greenhouses, Lausanne, CH
2014 Coda Museum Reinventing Nature – Retrospective Apeldoorn, NL
Collective2, Ornamentum Jungle New York, USA
Ornamentum Jungle Hudson, NY, USA
2013 Galerie Rob Koudijs Curiosity Collection Amsterdam, NL
2012 Galerie Rob Koudijs FrontRoom Introduction Amsterdam, NL
2011 Goldfingers Nature Collection Copenhagen, DK
2010 Galerie Viceversa Naturae Lausanne, CH
Galerie Spektrum Naturae Munich, DE
2009 Loods6 Naturae Amsterdam, NL
2007 Galerie Louise Smit Woodland Amsterdam, NL
The Chicago Art Fair, Sofa Studio 206 Charon Kransen Arts, USA
2006 Galleri Hnoss Gothenburg, SE
Galleria Johan S. Naturae Helsinki, FI
2004 Galerie Louise Smit Substralia Amsterdam, NL
2002 Galleria Johan S. Peepnik Helsinki, FI
Galerie Oona Sights Berlin, DE
Nida Artist House Out of the Blue1 Nida, LT
Gintaro Museum Out of the Blue2 Vilnius, LT
2001 Rogaland Kunstsenter On the Way Stavanger, NO
Nida Artist House Occupied Nida, LT
2000 KunstRAI Spring Collection Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, NL
Galerie Louise Smit Spring Collection Amsterdam, NL
1999 Sieger park Mobile Park Amsterdam, NL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Selection
2014 Coda Museum Kettingreacties Apeldoorn, NL
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Finland: Designed Environments Minneapolis, USA
Scottish Gallery Tales from the North Edinburgh, UK
Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Rob Koudijs London, UK
World Jewelry Museum A little Clay on the Skin Seoul, KR
Tassenmuseum Hendrikje, Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, NL
Shanghai Exhibition Center Shanghai Design Week Shanghai, CN
Shelburne Museum Natural Beauties Shelburne, Vermont, USA
PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Galerie Rob Koudijs, NL
Design Miami, Ornamentum, USA
Goldfingers What Matters Copenhagen, DK
2013 Nutida Svenskt Silver Meanwhile in Finland Stockholm, SE
Gallery 84Ghz Lahti Jewellery Munich, DE
Gardiner Museum A Bit of Clay on the Skin: New Ceramic Jewellery Toronto, CAN
Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Rob Koudijs London, UK
Museum of Palaeontology Cabinets of Nature and Curiosities Munich, DE
Galerie Pont en Plas Lahti Jewellery Gent, BE
Place de la Bastille Circuit Bijoux, Kiosk of jewellery Paris, FR
Museu de Ciències Naturals Mariposa 2 Granollers, SP
PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, Galerie Rob Koudijs, NL
19PaulFort Beyond Precious.. Beyond Time Paris, FR
2012 Musée des Arts Décoratifs Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Paris, FR
Galerie V&V Fremde federn Vienna, AT
Museum Bellerive Jewelry Unleashed Zurich, CH
Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Rob Koudijs London, UK
Elverket Home Sweet Home Tammisaari, FI
KunstRai Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, NL
World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 StudioTuhkaa ja timantteja Helsinki, FI
Galerie Viceversa Solstice Lausanne, CH
Les Anciens Abattoires WCC BF European Prize for Applied Arts Mons, BE
Gallery Platina Tuhkaa ja timantteja Stockholm, SE
Muotohuoltamo Tuhkaa ja timantteja Lahti, FI
Galleria Pihatto Tuhkaa ja timantteja Lappeenranta, FI
Imatra Art Museum KORU4 Imatra, FI
Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Triennial The Art of Collecting Tallinn, EE
CODA Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Apeldoorn, NL
2011 Gallery Flow Going Dutch London, UK
MAD Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau NY, USA
Las Palmas Object Galerie Louise Smit, Rotterdam, NL
Castle Koldinghus Craft and Design Biennale Kolding, DK
South Karelia Museum Spirit of Stone Lappeenranta, FI
Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK
Galleri Hnoss The Ring Gothenburg, SE
Galerie Louise Smit 25 jaar Amsterdam, NL
International Craft Biennale Between Tradition and Future Cheongju, KR
Gashouder Sieraad Art Fair Inspirations Amsterdam, NL
Museum voor Moderne Kunst Ontketend, hedendaagse grenzeloze sieraden Arnhem, NL
Stedelijk Museum Sieraden: aanwinsten van kunstenaars van de Rietveld Academie Amsterdam, NL
Estonian museum of applied art and design The Ring Tallinn, EE
Kunst.wirt.schaft Fremde federn Graz, AT
CODA Museum Niet voor Niets, aankopen 2004-2011Apeldoorn, NL
Yingge Museum Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Taipei, TPE
2010 Mobile Museum of Art Glass Wear Mobile, USA
Las Palmas, Object, Galerie Louise Smit Naturae Rotterdam, NL
Galeria Garash Walking the Gray Area Mexico City, MX
Saatchi Gallery, Collect, Galerie Louise Smit Naturae London, UK
Glasmuseum Leerdam Op het lijf geblazen Leerdam, NL
Fondation Bernardaud Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Limoge, FR
Fitchburg Art Museum Suomalainen Koru Fitchburg, USA
Les Anciens Abattoires WCC BF Lingam Mons, BE
Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery Portage Shetland, UK
Gashouder Sieraad Art Fair Inspirations Amsterdam, NL
2009 Art Museum of South Texas Glass Wear Corpus Christie, USA
Memorial Art Gallery Glass Wear University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
Museum of Arts & Design Glass Wear New York, USA
Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE
Gallery of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Schmuck Melbourne, AUS
Museum of Cultures Fetched From Afar Helsinki, FI
Museum Catharijne Convent Lingam Utrecht, NL
Konstfack Lingam Stockholm, SE
Philadelphia Art Alliance Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Philadelphia, USA
Saatchi Gallery Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK
Design Museo Suomalainen Koru Helsinki, FI
Goldfingers Opening Copenhagen, DK
2008 Galerie Viceversa European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery Lausanne, CH
Villa de Bondt Nederlandse Sieraden Gent, BE
Lahden Taidemuseo Korutaideyhdistykden Kokoelma Lahti, FI
Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Smaak en Kraak Tegelen, NL
Galerie Louise Smit Finnish bitchies Amsterdam, NL
Les Anciens Abattoires WCC European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery Mons, BE
Musée des Arts Décoratifs Promenons-nous dans les bois/Design contemporain finlandais Paris, FR
Rundetaarn 55° North – modern nordic crafts Copenhagen, DK
Galerie Louise Smit Tête à tête à tête Amsterdam, NL
V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim Glass Wear Pforzheim, DE
Glazen Huis Vlaams Centrum voor Hedendaagse Glaskunst Glass Wear Lommel, BE
Design Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Gent, BE
SM’s-Stedelijk Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, s’Hertogenbosch, NL
Kunstlerhaus Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Wien, AT
2007 V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK
Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, SP
The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA
Kath Libbert JewelleryGallery Wood You? Saltaire, UK
Simonkatu 2 Kontti Helsinki, FI
Röhsska Museet Hnoss-10 years-jubilee-exhibition Gothenburg, SE
Toledo Museum of Art, Glass Wear, Toledo, USA
Museum of Art and Design Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Tallinn, ES
Lalounis Jewelry Museum Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Athens, GR
2006 Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE
Design Museo Challenging the Chatelaine Helen W. Drutt, Helsinki, FI
Museum of Arts & Design Schmuck New York, USA
The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA
Galerie Spektrum Katja Prins and Terhi Tolvanen Munich, DE
Galerie Spektrum Plus 5 Munich, DE
2005 V&A Museum Collect Galerie Louise Smit, London, UK
Huis Rechts Long Strides in Tiny Shoes Amsterdam, NL
Bergianska Botanical Garden Inspired by Nature? Stockholm, SE
FAD Gallery Joieria Finlandesa Barcelona, SP
Beatrice Lang Galerie für Schmuck Long Strides in Tiny Shoes Bern, CH
CODA Museum Françoise van den Bosch, tijdgenoten en jong talent Apeldoorn, NL
"Manezh" Central Exhibition Hall Jeweler 05 Saint Petersburg, RU
Arte Orafe Art Gallery De Rebus Naturae Florence, IT
2004 Beurs van Berlage Rietveld naar de Beurs Amsterdam, NL
The New York Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA
Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, FI
The Chicago Art Fair Sofa Charon Kransen Arts, USA
2003 Beurs van Berlage Rietveld naar de Beurs Amsterdam, NL
South Karelia Museum KORU1, Lappeenranta, FI
Galerie Oona Rosa Berlin, DE
Stedelijk Museum Sieraden, de keuze van Roermond Roermond, NL
2002 Lönnström Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Rauma, FI
Kemi Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Kemi, FI
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustriemuseum Finsk-Norsk Kunsthåndverk Trondhem, NO
Stedelijk Museum Display Amsterdam, NL
2001 Internationale Handwerksmesse Schmuck Munich, DE
Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 3 Porvoo, FI
Mikkeli Museum of Arts Finnish Jewelry 3 Mikkeli, FI
Galerie Oona Jardins-à-porter Berlin, DE
2000 Internationale Handwerksmesse Talente Munich, DE
Cultuurhuis Heerenveen Kunst van het versieren Heerenveen, NL
Aemstelle Kunst aanmoedigingsprijs Amstelveen, NL
1999 Galerie Marzee Presentation Sandberg Institute Nijmegen, NL
Westergasfabriek Niet de KunstVlaai Amsterdam, NL
Tarbekunsti Museum Mind Seductions Tallinn, EE
Hans Appenzeller Etude 10 Amsterdam, NL
1998 Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 2 Porvoo, FI
Art Academy Minerva Out of Site at the Site Groningen, NL
1997 Gerrit Rietveld Academy jewelry dep. in Porvoo, FI
1996 Porvoon Taidehalli Finnish Jewelry 1 Porvoo, FI

CATALOGUES/PUBLICATIONS
2014 Natuur in haar kracht Nieuwe Weluwe 2/14, NL (art.)
Nature manipulated V&A Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2014, pp 80 (art.)
A little Clay on the Skin, New Ceramic jewellery Seoul, KR
Jewelry Elegance Metalsmithing & Jewelry Art Exhibition, Shanghai, CN (cat.)
2013 Priegelen met natuur NRC Lux, pp 15 text: Arjen Ribbens, 23|24 February, NL (art.)
Bloemenweelde More Than Classic nr.1, NL (ph.)
The Art of Collecting 6th Tallinn Applied Arts Triennial, ES (cat.)
Reinventing Nature catalogue, NL
Beyond precious 19 Rue Paul Fort, Paris, FR (cat.)
Papallona/mariposa/butterfly Museu de Ciències Naturals, Granollers, SP (cat.)
2012 Tobias Alm: Traces of function and Terhi Tolvanen: Introduction AJF website, USA (blog)
A Girl's Best Friends: Creative Jewelry Design DE (cat.)
Bijou d’artist Express Styles, March FR (ph.)
La ceramique bijou Elle Decoration, April FR (ph.)
Showcase 500 rings Larks Crafts, USA (cat.)
Design Vogue Hellas, April GR (ph.)
Home Sweet Home Tammisaari, FI (cat.)
Finländsk form för hemmet Västra Nyland 25.05.2012, FI (art.)
Jubilee Issue Galerie Rob Koudijs Magazine, NL
Collector’s choice Susan Beech artjewelryforum.org, USA (blog)
Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Yingge Ceramics Museum Magazine, No.36, 2012 TPE(art.)
Tuhkaa ja timantteja – aska och diamanter Humak, FI (cat.)
Gemvisions Preview 2014, Swarovski (cat.)
2011 Design week Subversive Wit, January, UK (art.)
Going Dutch Design.nl, NL (art.)
The products of a playful nation Crafts magazine no 229, March/April, UK (art.)
Elle Stil Elle Denmark January, DK (ph.)
The 2011 Biennale for Craft and Design Kolding, DK (cat.)
Spirit of Stone Lappeenranta, FI (cat.)
Between Tradition and Future Cheongju, KR (cat.)
Ring, jewel for ever Gothenburg, SE (cat.)
Taide & Design Magazine, FI (ph.)
Sieraad, International Jewellery Art Fair, NL (cat.)
A Talk with Terhi Tolvanen, Contemporary Art Jewellery Maker talkingjewellery.com, NL (blog)
2010 Lingam, Museum Catharijneconvent, NL (cat.)
Object Rotterdam, NL (cat.)
Collect Crafts Council, London, UK (cat.)
Elle Magazine Denmark April, DK (ph.)
Glorian Koti Puhutuimmat, FI (ph.)
Juste un peu de terre sur la peau Limoge, FR (cat.)
Un bijou d’exposition chez Bernardaud Le Populaire, FR (art.)
Applaus Kultur-Magazin September, Munich, DE (cover)
Open Art Munich, DE (cat.)
Evert Nijland Terhi Tolvanen Naturae Galerie Spektrum, Munich, DE (cat.)
Alt du trenger reisesjekken khVERK, nr.116, NO (art.)
Jardin & Design Cité du design, FR (cat.)
Sieraad Artfair, NL (cat.)
Art Aurea December nr. DE (ph.)
2009 Mixed Media Jewellery A&C Black publishers, UK (cat.)
Schmuck Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, DE (cat.)
Jewellery Compendium Darling Publications, DE (cat.)
Brand Jewelry Magazine JP (ph.)
2008 Collect UK (cat.)
Art Jewelry Today Schiffer Publishing, USA (cat.)
Challenging the Châtelaine revamps a medieval status symbol Embassyof Finland, Brussels (art)
European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery Mons, BE (cat.)
Challenging the Châtelaine SM’s info bulletin, NL
Bijoux: Illustration et Design Maomao publications, Barcelona, SP (cat.)
Promenons-nous dans les bois Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, FR (cat.)
For the Love of Nature Metalsmith Magazine, Nr.3, USA (art.)
New Best Friends Items nr.4, NL (art.)
Pronken in het abattoir Vorm Berichten BNO, NL (art.)
Sieraden, naturel en uitgesproken Het financiële dagblad, NL (art.)
Promenons-nous autour de bois Liberation, FR (art.)
Adorn, New Jewellery Laurence King Publishers, UK (cat.)
55̊ north Copenhagen, DK (cat.)
2007 Glass Wear Arnoldsche, Stuttgart, DE (cat.)
Woodland Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, NL (cat.)
Jewelry Follows Landscape GZ Art+design nr.2, D (art.)
Groots onderhoud Items nr. 3/4 Amsterdam, NL (art.)
Jewelry from Natural Materials A&C Black publishers, UK (cat.)
Kontti Korutaideyhdistys, FI (cat.)
Metalsmith Magazine, Nr. 4, USA
Art & Exhibitions Yorkshire Life, September, UK (art.)
The Best Dutch Design 2007, NL (cat.)
Sofa Chicago, USA (cat.)
Hnoss Depended Gothenburg, SE (cat.)
2006 The Magic of Blossoms GZ Art+design nr.2, D (art.)
Sofa New York, USA (cat.)
Opsmuk, jonge sieradenmakers in Nederland Items, NL (art.)
Far of the Beaten Track GZ Art+design nr.4, D (art.)
Challenging the Chatelaine! Design Museo, Helsinki, FI (cat.)
Schmuck Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, DE (cat.)
2005 Collect Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam, NL (cat.)
Blooming design Vernissage Art Magazine nr.2 februari, NL (art.)
Koru, Joieria Finlandesa, SP (cat.)
De Rebus Naturae Florence, I (cat.)
Joaillerie vegetable by Terhi Tolvanen Magazine For Fashion, Milan, I (art.)
Inspirerad av natur Svenska Dagbladet 9.7.2005 SE (art.)
2004 Substralia Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam (cat.)
Sieraden van een nieuwe generatie kunstenaars Handmade magazine 01-04 (art.)
Verleiding Residence nr.6 June, Netherlands (art.)
Korun säihkettä Gloria nr.9 September, Helsinki (art.)
Viime kesän Koru 1-näyttely sai hollantilaiset innostumaan Etelä-Saimaa 4.8.04 (art.)
2003 GZ Art+desing, nr.2 May (art.)
KORU1, Lappeenranta (cat.)
Sieraden, de keuze van Roermond, Nijmegen (cat.)
2002 Helsingin Sanomat, 13.4.2002 Helsinki (art.)
Display, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (cat.)
Kulturos Namai, september 2002, Lithuanian TV
2001 Schmuck, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich (cat.)
Metallit, Fiskars (cat.)
Literatkra ir menas nr.32, 10.8.2001 Lithuanian Art and Literature Journal, Vilnius (art.)
Finsk-Norsk Kunsthåndverk, Stavanger cat.)
2000 Talente, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich (cat.)
De toegepaste KunstRAI, Tableau the Art Magazine nr.3
Kunst aanmoedigingsprijs, Amstelveen
1999 Marzee nr.7 Nijmegen
KunstVlaai 3 Amsterdam
De Verenigde Sandbergen nr. 10 Amsterdam
1998 Helsingin Sanomat, 15.9.1998 Helsinki
Mistä uusi koru kertoo? Suomen Kuvalehti nr.37
Koru kuin kermaleivos, Iltalehti 23.9.1998
1997 Vormen uit het niets, Tableau the Art Magazine nr.11
1994 Talente, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich
Non Verbal, Finland

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/OTHER
2014-15 Handshake2 project mentor
2012 Lecture, LahtiJewelry, Lahti, FI
2012 Lecture, HDK Gothenburg, SE
2011-12 Guest teacher MA course, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, FI
2011 Hotweek and lecture, Kunsthoegskolen, Oslo, NO
2011 Workshop and lecture, Københavns Erhvervsakademi, Kopenhagen, DK
2011 Workshop, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2008 External advisor final exams Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2007 Lecture, Sofa Chicago, USA
2007 Lecture, State University of New York, New Paltz, USA
2007 Lecture, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
2006 Workshop and lecture, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
2006 Lecture, HDK Gothenburg, SE
2006 Lecture, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2005 Lecture, Etelä- Karjalan Ammattikorkeakoulu, Lappeenranta, FI
2003 Lecture, KORU1-seminar, Lappeenranta, FI
2001 Lecture, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2001 Lecture, Lahti Design Institute, Lahti, FI

NOMINATIONS
2007 Highly Commended, the Dutch Design Awards, Category Fashion & Free Design, NL
2000 Nomination Kunst aanmoedigingsprijs Amstelveen-prize, NL
1997 Nomination Gerrit Rietveld Academy-prize, NL

STIPENDIA
2010 Basisstipendium, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2009 Fonds Live, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2008 Standaard Bijdrage Werkbudget, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2007 Standaard Bijdrage Werkbudget, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2006 De Mondriaan Stichting
2006 Uudenmaan taidetoimikunta
2006 Scholingsfonds voor Kunst en Cultuur
2005 Basisstipendium, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2005 Scholingsfonds voor Kunst en Cultuur
2002 Startstipendium, Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst
2001 De Mondriaan Stichting
2000 Suomalais-norjalainen kulttuurirahasto

COLLECTIONS
Gintaro Museum, Vilnius, LT
Stichting Françoise van den Bosch, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
European Ceramics Work Center, Den Bosch, NL
Schmuck Museum, Pforzheim, DE
Koch Collection, Basel, CH
Rotasa Collection Trust, USA
Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, NL
The Jewelry Art Association Finland, FI
Designmuseo, Helsinki, FI
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Collection Marjan and Gerard Unger, NL
Victoria&Albert Museum, London, UK
National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
Private collections NL, DE, FI, NO, LT, USA, SE, SP, I, SI

ARTIST IN RECIDENCE
2006 European Ceramics Work Center, Den Bosch, NL
2002 Gintaro Museum Artist House, Nida, LT
2001 Gintaro Museum Artist House, Nida, LT





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