HELENA LEHTINEN


Born. Lahti 1952

 

STUDIES

  • Designer Degree – Lahti Polytechnic 1997-2000
  • Lahti Goldsmith School, silversmith 1973-1977

 

TEACHING

  • Konstfack, Stockholm, senior lecturer, 2004-2006
  • Courses at the South Carelia Polytechnics, Lappeenranta
  • Courses at the Goldsmith School, Lahti

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Lahti Artists Assosiation 1994-
  • Jewellery Art Assosiation 2006-

 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

  • Design Museum, Helsinki
  • Danner Foundation, Munich, Germany
  • Gallery Marzee

 

GRANTS

  • State Applied Art Comission, 5 year working grant 2008
  • Finnish cultural Foundation, 1 year working grant, 2001
  • State Applied Art Comission, 3 year working grant 1995



AWARDS

  • Herbert Hoffman Prize, 2013

 

EXHIBITIONS (solo)

  • 2013 Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2011 84GHz, "GARDENS", Münich, Germany
  • 2008 Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Villa Bengel, Landscapes, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
  • 2006 Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2005 Pretty things, Platina gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2001 Nutida Svensk Silver, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2000 Gallery Hnoss, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1990 Gallery Metallum, Stockholm, Sweden

 

EXHIBITIONS (group)

  • 2013 From The Coolest Corner (Guest of Honour).The National MuseumOf Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway; Copenhagen, Denmark; Design museum, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2013 Schmuck 2013, Munich, Germany
  • 2013Magnifisent views? Landscapes in jewellery. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Germany
  • 2012 Baculum, Jagd- und Fischereimuseum München, Germany
  • 2012 Sence of Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2012 Asches and Diamonds, Gallery Platina, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2012 KORU 4, Imatra Artmuseum, Finland
  • 2011 The 2011 Biennale for Craft and Design, Museet på Koldinghus, Denmark
  • 2011 Brooch, Sterling gallery, Budabest, Hungary
  • 2011 SOFA-New York, by Gallery Ornamentum. USA
  • 2011 Ring-Jewel forever, gallery Hnoss, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2011 Sormus-Ehe igaveskes, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design
  • 2011 Cheongju Craft biennale, South –Korea
  • 2011 PIN. Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2011 WOODS, Gallery Caroline van Hoek, Belgium
  • 2010 Schmuck 2010, Munich, Germany
  • 2010 Lingam, Utrech, The Netherlands
  • 2009 KORU3, Imatra, Finland
  • 2009 Lingam, Vita Havet, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2009 Know How, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2009 Hibernate, Nääs Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2009 Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK by Norsu gallery
  • 2009 Material Fatigue, Norsu Gallery,Helsinki,Finland
  • 2008 Finnish Bitches,Gallery Louise Smit, Amsterdam, Netherlans
  • 2008 Hibernate, Gallery Ornamentum, Hudson New York, USA
  • 2008 Just Must, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2008 KOKOELMA,Jewellery Assosoation, Lahti Art Museum
  • 2007 Gallery Marzee,Atelier Ravary Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2007 Hibernate, Collect, Victoria&Albert Museum, London
  • 2007 Kontti, Jewelleryart Assosiation, Helsinki
  • 2007 Röhsska Museum, Hnoss depended, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2007 Kiilto silmissä, Fiskars, Finland
  • 2006 Punaisesta (HL and Anna Rikkinen), Taidepanimo, Hiivahuone, Lahti, Finland
  • 2006 Kontti, Finnish Jewellery Art, Lappeenranta Finland
  • 2006 Schmuck ´06, München, Germany
  • 2006 Hibernate, 84GHz- Galleriy, München, Germany
  • 2006 Hibernate, Gallery Beatrice Lang, Bern, Switzerland
  • 2006 Hibernate, Sofa Chigago, USA
  • 2005 Hibernate, Simpele, Finland
  • 2005 Joya Finlandesa, FAD Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2005 Hibernate, Tactile, Geneve, Switzerland
  • 2004 Sofa, Chicago, USA
  • 2004 Bambo, Fiskars, Finland
  • 2004 ContacT, Massachusetts, USA
  • 2004 Hibernate, Kanala-gallery, Kemiö, Finland
  • 2003 Hibernate, Galerie Metal, Copenhagen, Danmark
  • 2003 Koru 1, South-Carelia Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2003 Poetiche finlandesi, Padova, Italy
  • 2003 Bamboo, Japan
  • 2002 Galleri Hnoss, Earrings, Göteborg, Sweden
  • 2002 Second Nordic Jewelry Triennal, Applied Art Museum,Tallin,Estonia
  • 2002 Lahti Skimuseum, , Applied Art Museum,Copenhagen,Danmark
  • 2002 "Pinnallista", Pro Puu-gallery ,Lahti,
  • 2001 Second Nordic Jewelry Triennal, Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2001 Hibernate, Kanala gallery, Kemiö, Finland
  • 2001 Finnish Jewelry 3, Arthall, Porvoo, Finland
  • 2001 Fiskars Metals, Fiskars, Finland
  • 2001 Esteettisiä Epärakenteita, Pro Puu gallery, Lahti, Finland
  • 2001 Kontakt –Räume, Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany
  • 2000 A female perspective?, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry museum, Athens, Greece
  • 2000 Open Design, Vilnus graphic art centre, Vilnus, Lithuania
  • 2000 Wooden library, Pro Wood - galleria, Lahti
  • 2000 Sofa- New York 2000, international contemporary jewelry, USA
  • 2000 OXOXO gallery, Outer limits, Baltimore, USA
  • 1999 20 th Century Arts Fair, New York, International Contemporary Jewelry, USA
  • 1999 SOFA- Chigaco, International contemporary jewelry, USA
  • 1999 A Material Approach, Ohio Wesleyan university, USA
  • 1999 Contemporary Jewelry, Atelier Eila Minkkinen, Rauma
  • 1999 Alus, Pro Wood- gallery, Lahti
  • 1999 Hibernate Group, Gallery Westers, Kemiö
  • 1999 Hibernate Group, Gallery Slavik, Vienna, Austria
  • 1999 Pre Kalevala, Sveaborg, Helsinki
  • 1998 Pre Kalevala, Mikkeli Art Museum, Mikkeli
  • 1998 Hibernate Group, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Holland
  • 1998 Finnish Jewelry 2, Porvoo Art Museum, Porvoo
  • 1998 For Wood - Wood know how from Päijät- Häme, Gallery Pro Wood, Lahti
  • 1998 Elle & Doris, Institut Finlandais - Paris, Ministry of Education-Helsinki, Institute of Design -Lahti
  • 1997 Pre Kalevala, Aboa Vetus- Ars Nova, Turku
  • 1996 Findings, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti
  • 1996 Du Contemporain - Bijoux et Orfevrerie de Createurs, Chateau Musee, Gagnes Sur–Mer, France
  • 1996 Woman as artist, Lönnström Art Museum, Rauma
  • 1996 Finnish Jewelry, Porvoo
  • 1996 Subjects ´96, Retretti, Punkaharju
  • 1996 Gallery for Applied Arts AXL, Oulu
  • 1996 The first Nordic Jewelry Triannal, Copenhagen, Trondheim, Oslo, Bergen,Helsinki,Gothenburg, Aalborg, Reykjavik, Toronto, Stocholm, Berlin
  • 1995 The Crafts Counsil of Ireland, Language of wood, Dublin
  • 1994 Harakka`s Jewelry, Harakka Island, Helsinki and Tammisaari museum
  • 1994 Taiko- Functional Objects, Design Forum, Helsinki
  • 1993 Jewelry and Paintings, Brinkkalan galleria, Turku
  • 1993 Danner Foundation- The Collection, Munich, Germany
  • 1993 Taiko- 10 years Jubilee Exhibition, Helsinki
  • 1991 CICA , New York, Finnish Jewelry Artists, USA
  • 1991 Four Jewelry, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti
  • 1991 Galleria Artark, Tornio
  • 1990 Taitogalleria, Helsinki
  • 1989 Schmuckszene ´89, Munich, Germany
  • 1989 Taitogalleria, Helsinki
  • 1988 Finnish Jewelry, Bremen, Germany
  • 1987 Taiko - Functional Objects, Helsinki and Pori
  • 1987 Objects, Galleria Nuovo, Lahti
  • 1986 Finland Dreams, Helsinki
  • 1985 Forms in Metal, Galleria Julius, Helsinki
  • 1985 Galerie Ph. Debray, Riihimäki
  • 1984 Galleria 585, Helsinki
  • 1984 Metaforum, Helsinki
  • 1983 Nutida Svenskt Silver, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1983 Finland Design, Helsinki
  • 1982 Ag- Au Group, Porvoo and Reykjavik
  • 1982 Jugend gestaltet, Munich, Germany
  • 1981 Finland Design, Helsinki