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Curriculum Vitae

Nathalie Frédérique Lahdenmäki
*1974
Studio address Mäkelänkatu 62A
00520 Helsinki
FINLAND
Mobile +358 50 384 4695
E-mail nathalie.lahdenmaki@aalto.fi
Language Skills Finnish and French (native), English (fluent), Swedish (fair)
Education
1993–1999 Master of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki (UIAH), Department of Ceramics and Glass
Professional Experience
2008– Freelance Designer. The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park. Shiroyama Co., Shigaraki, Japan
2005 Guest Artist. The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan
2004– Studio Nathalie Lahdenmäki. Helsinki
2001– Senior Lecturer. UIAH, School of Design, Ceramics and Glass. Since 2011 Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
1999– Ceramics Studio. Helsinki
1999–2001 Teacher. UIAH, Department of Ceramics and Glass
1999 Research Assistant. UIAH, Department of Ceramics and Glass
1999– Freelance Designer. Arabia ceramics factory, iittala Oy, Helsinki
1998 Apprenticeship. Arabia ceramics factory, Designor Oy, Helsinki
1997– Freelance Designer. Iittala glass factory, Designor Oy, Iittala/Helsinki
1994–1998 Instructor in Summer High School of Art. France, Italy, Portugal
Solo Exhibitions
2012 KOLME HUONETTA - KERAMIIKKAA. Galleria 5, Oulu
2012 SMÅ TING - SMALL OBJECTS. Butik for Boarddaekning, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 LAINAUKSIA. Gallery Johan S, Helsinki
2008 YOUNG DESIGNER OF THE YEAR. Together with Naoto Niidome. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki
2005 NATHALIE LAHDENMÄKI. Gallery Kaolin, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 EARTHENWARE AND BONE CHINA. Artek store, Helsinki
1999 PISTE. Arabia Museum Gallery, Helsinki
Group Exhibitions
2014 PINK. Lokal. Helsinki
2013 VERDENSUDSTILLINGEN - BESTIK. Butik for Borddaekning, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 GLOW. Lokal. Helsinki
2013 HEI NIPPON! Lokal. Helsinki
2012 3X5 DESIGN VISIONS. Kuparipaja, Fiskars
2012 DESIGN COLORS LIFE - CONTEMPORARY FINNISH DESIGN. Radical Design Week, Shanghai, China
2012 20 + 12. Lokal. Helsinki
2012 FINNISH DESIGN UNWRAPPED. Istanbul
2012 10+ VIEWS ON CLAY. Designmuseum, Helsinki
2012 EVERYDAY DISCOVERIES. Suvilahti, Helsinki
2012 LOLORORO. Port warehouse L3, Helsinki
2012 TASTE & FORM. makasiini, Fiskars
2012 6 SCENES OF BEAUTY. Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland
2011 FINNISH DESIGN UNWRAPPED. London Design Festivals, London, UK. Designmuseum, Helsinki, Finland
2011 BETWEEN TRADITION AND FUTURE. Finland in Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South Korea
2011 30 WAYS TO DRINK IN STYLE. Design May. Berlin, Germany
2011 AVOIN 140. Designmuseum. Helsinki, Finland
2010 LUX ARCTICA. Design House Idoli. Ivalo, Finland
2010 HIRAMEKI DESIGN X FINLAND. Living Design Center Ozone, Tokyo, Japan
2010 ARTHELSINKI. Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Center
2010 KOTONA. Studio Karin Widnäs. Fiskars, Finland
2010 IN THE MIDDLE OF CRAFT, ART AND DESIGN. Seoul, Korea
2010 COLLECT. The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects. Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2009 HELSINKIMADRID FinDesign. Madrid, Spain
2009 NORDIC SELECTED. Code 09, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 SPROUTS. Young Designers in Argos Hall. Stockmann, Helsinki
2009 DMY – International Design Festival Berlin. Kippis, Berliini, Saksa
2009 MUODON VIEMÄÄ – LED BY FORM. Kuparipaja. Fiskars, Finland
2009 LEUKU II. Siida, Inari, Finland
2009 COLLECT. Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2008 FENNOFOLK. Design Museum, Helsinki
2008 100% FINLANDE. Helsinki à Saint Sulpice, Paris, France
2007 KAUNEUTTA ARKEEN - Maire Gullichsen 100 years. Artek, Helsinki
2007 MADE IN FINLAND. Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2006 EUROPEAN CERAMIC CONTEXT 2006. Hjorths Factory Bornholm – Museum of Ceramics, Bornholm, Denmark
2006 FINNISH HOME IN PARIS. L'Institut finlandais, Paris, France
2006 ASTIA. Käsi- ja taideteollisuuskeskus Verkaranta, Tampere, Finland
2006 POHJOISMAISEN KÄSITYÖTAITEEN NÄYTTELY. Täky-galleria, Lappeenranta, Finland
2006 L'ART DU VERRE EN FINLANDE. Musée du Verre, Carmaux, France
2006 JUHLAT. Galleria Norsu, Helsinki
2006 CONTEMPORARY DESIGN. Form/Design Center, Malmö, Sweden. Together with Anne Kyyrö-Quinn and Jatta Lavi.
2005 INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS FESTIVAL '05 MINO. Tajimi Exhibition Hall, Japan
2005 FINNISH GLASS LIVES. Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2005 CERAMIC TABLES AND TABLEWARE. The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Shigaraki, Japan
2005 GLOBAL LOCAL. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki. Victor and Albert Museum, London
2005 INFORM. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki
2004 SYVÄLLÄ SAVESSA. The Finnish Crafts Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2004 THE CHINA KOREA CERAMIC EXCHANGE EXHIBITION. Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute Art Gallery. Jingdezhen, China
2004 TALENTS. Ambiente Japan/Interior Lifestyle, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
2004 YOUNG FORUM 04. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki. Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani, Finland. Finland Café, Tokyo, Japan.
2004 DREAM TEAM. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki
2004 FINNISH CERAMICS AND GLASS. Tsinghua University, Beijing. Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, P.R. Of China
2004 CERAMEGA 04. Voipaala Art Center, Valkeakoski, Finland
2004 KERAMIIKKA 2004. Kuparipaja, Fiskars, Finland
2003 TALENTS. Tendence Lifestyle, Messe Frankfurt, Germany
2003 CONTEMPORARY CRAFTSPEOPLE. National Museum of Finland, Helsinki
2003 HEHKU. Kankaanpää, Finland
2003 CERAMICS BIENNALE. Raisio, Finland
2002 A CENTURY OF FINNISH CERAMICS. Design Museum, Helsinki
2002 THE EXHIBITION OF CERAMICS EXCHANGE. IdcN Design Gallery, Aichi, Japan
2002 KUPPI. The Finnish Crafts Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2002 FINDESIGNNOW 02. Design Forum Finland, Helsinki
2002 DESIGN PLUS. Ambiente, Messe Frankfurt, Germany
2002 KATTAUS. Valkeakoski-opisto, Finland
2001 INTERIEUR. Centrum Goed Werk, Kortrijk, Belgium
2000 ARABIA ARTISTS IN RETRETTI. Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland
2000 YOUNG FINNISH DESIGNERS. Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
2000 FINNISH GLASS LIVES. Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2000 YOUNG FORUM 2000. Design forum, Helsinki. School of Art, Glasgow. Scotland. Biennale Internationale Design, Saint-Etienne, France. Maison de la Culture d'Arlon, Belgium
1998 INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS FESTIVAL '98 MINO. Tajimi Exhibition Hall, Japan
1998 LATIN AMERICA. UIAH exhibition tour. Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Brazil
1998 THIS SIDE UP. Arabia Museum Gallery, Helsinki
1997 ENKOOPI. Haihara Manor, Tampere, Finland
1997 SPOTSLIGHTS ON CERAMICS AND GLASS. Helsinki
1997 ART AND DESIGN. Networks in Ceramics '98 Conference, Galleria Atski, Helsinki
Grants and Awards
2012 Special Teaching Award. Aalto University
2012 Muoto2012. Koti & Keittiö -Magazine, Helsinki
2010 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant
2009 Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation Grant
2008 Young Designer of the Year
2007 Alfred Kordelin Foundation Grant
2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant
2006 Arts Council of Finland Grant
2005 International Ceramics Competition '05, Mino, Japan, Bronze Award.
2003 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant
2003 Arts Council of Finland Grant
2002 University of Art and Design Helsinki Grant
2002 Maire Gullichsen Award
2002 Design Plus Award, Ambiente Fair, Frankfurt
2000 Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant
2000 Arts Council of Finland Grant
1999 Hackman Pro Design Foundation Grant
1998 International Ceramics Competition '98, Mino, Japan. Honourable Mention
Products in Collections
2009 Design Museum, Helsinki
2005 The Rhöss Museum for Design and Applied Art, Göteborg, Sweden
2005 The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Shigaraki, Japan
2005 Åhlens Art Association, Sweden
1999 Arabia Museum, Helsinki
1998 Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
Designed for Industry
2013 Pupulu. Kolmen
2010 Pino. Fiskars Home/Arabia
2008 Pata. Shiroyama Co., Shigaraki, Japan
2001 Fire. iittala oy/Arabia
1999 Piste. Arabia Pro Arte Collection, iittala oy/Arabia
1998 Natal. Designor oy/iittala
Commissioned works
2013 Art Works. Iittala, Helsinki
2012 Restaurant Spis, Helsinki
2008 The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan
2007 Artek, Maire Gullichsen Anniversary, Helsinki
2004–2006 Hartela oy
2004 Urasenke, Finnish Association of Tea Ceremony