CV


CERAMIC ARTIST PIIA LIESTE 

b.1979

http://www.finnishdesigners.fi/portfolio/piia.lieste
https://taiko.fi/piialieste
https://www.instagram.com/piia.lieste/
 



EDUCATION



2015 The Open University of Lapland, Basic studies in Education theory




2014 Forssa Vocational Institute, Ceramics Artisan 
Practical training:

August-November 2013, Pekka Paikkari studio/Arabia Art Department Society

July 2013, Catharina Kajander Atelje

June-July 2012, Hanna Viljanen, Rakutar /Cooperative Brinkkalan Outolintu



2008 University of Lapland, Master of Arts – Graphic design

Spring semester 2004, University of Pécs, Hungary, Painting and Ceramics




COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS



Unicum, International Ceramics Triannial, Slovenia 2018

Viiva - Art Society of Hämeenlinna 70 years, Hämeenlinna Art Museum 22.03-13.05.2018

Ornamo art and design sale, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, 2018

Fragments, Piia Lieste & Elina Malmberg, Paperihuone Gallery, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2017

Light Distances, Herzliya, Israel, 2016

Wachsen/Kasvu, Celle castle, Germany, 2016

Pirtti, Lokal-gallery, Helsinki, Finland, 2015

Häme-region Biennale of Young Artists, Arx-gallery, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2015

Keramiikkaa pienessä tilassa, Design Forum Showroom, Helsinki, Finland, 2014




SOLO EXHIBITIONS



Artist of the month of The Art Society of Hämeenlinna, Hämeenlinna Library, Finland, 2015

Oo, Glendora, Tammela Library, Finland, 2014




PUBLIC ART



Ceramic street art, Finland & Israel 2016-




COLLECTIONS

The Finnish State Art Collection
The National Museum of Slovenia


GRANTS

TheFinnish Cultural Foundation, Häme Regional Fund working grant 2018 






COMPETITIONS



Future Lights in Ceramics, International Competition, Stoke-On-Trent, UK, 2017




EXHIBITION COORDINATOR/CURATOR


Toinen Viiva, environmental art exhibition, Hämeenlinna, 2018




EVENTS



Croquis-kiosk, Taidekasarmi open doors, 04.11.2017

Croquis-kiosk, Night of the Arts, Hämeenlinna, 2017

Konstrundan, open studios days: croquis-kiosk, “Tower!” community art workshop, artist talk, 2016




PUBLICATIONS



Unicum catalogue 2018

Viiva- Art Society of Hämeenlinna 70 years, catalogue 2018

Gradu & Greta comics, Lapin ylioppilaslehti 2008

Comics 66:25-anthology, #1 & #3




MEMBERSHIPS

Artists O. 2017, Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo 2014, Art Society of Hämeenlinna 2014




TEACHING



Art teacher, Vanajaveden Opisto, 2017-

Comics workshops, Viiva-exhibition, Hämeenlinna 2018

Comics workshops, Häme-region Biennale of Young Artists, Hämeenlinna 2015

A plateful of Comics, planning and executing a workshop and an exhibition with Comics Centre and Arabia Art Department Society, Helsinki 2013  


WORK EXPERIENCE


2003-           Freelancer illustrations and graphic design, Finland

2014-           Ceramic artist & potter, Finland

2009-2011  Potter´s  assistant, Nahum Tabesky,  , Israel

2008            Sculptor´s assistant, Hava Mehutan, , Israel