Kristiina Lehtonen

Curriculum Vitae


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Studies:
Art School of Pori 1988-92

Memberships:
Society of Graphic Artists in Finland
Nova Scotia Printmakers Association
Juried member of NSDCC

Private Exhibitions:
In Finland: Pori 1991, 1996, 1998 and 2007: Hämeenlinna 1992; Helsinki 1993; Ulvila 1993; Tuusula 1994; Eurajoki 1994; Hanko 1994; Karhula 1995; Tammisaari 1998; Fiskars 1998-2010; Varkaus 2009
Other: Tokyo, Japan 2004 and 2005

Group Exhibitions, Finland:
1991: "Prints of the Youth -91", Hyvinkää
"From the Printer's World", Rauma Art Museum
Pori Saskia ry's Award Exhibition, Pori
1992: "Art from the Wild", Riihimäki
4th Malakiitti Summer Exhibition, Kalkkinen
"Group PTK-91", Turku Culture Centre
1993: "Kickstart", Galleria Mino, Lohja
Mikkeli 3rd Illustration triennial, Mikkeli Art Museum
5th Malakiitti Summer Exhibition, Kalkkinen
1995: Open Printmaking Exhibition, Rauma Art Museum
1996: SKJL's 58th Annual Exhibition, Varkaus Art Museum
1997: 4th Exhibition, Makasiini, Fiskars
1998: Suvi-Pinx 98, Sysmä
5th Exhibition, Kuparipaja, Fiskars
Grafinnova 98, Pohjanmaa Museum, Vaasa
SKJL's 60th Annual Exhibition, Savonlinna Art Museum
1999: Mikkeli 5th Illustration triennial, Mikkeli Art Museum
Suvi-Pinx 99, Sysmä
Art Center Artport, Viitasaari
2000: Suvi-Pinx 2000, Sysmä
Maila Talvio Hall, Hartola
SKJL's 62nd Annual Exhibition, Joensuu Art Museum
2001: Suvi-Pinx 2001, Sysmä
Tikkula Art House, Pori
SKJL's 63rd Annual Exhibition, Keuruu Art Museum
2003: Suvi-Pinx 2003, Sysmä
2004: Contemporary Finnish Artists, Myllyranta Art Center, Mänttä
Miniprint Finland 2004, Lahti Art Museum
2005: Suvi-Pinx 2005, Sysmä
Art Chapel Betesda, Siipyy, Kristiinankaupunki
Galleria Leonardo, Tampere
National Mini Prints, Galleria Joella, Turku
2006: Suvi-Pinx 2006, Sysmä
Remarks, Taiteilijatalo Pyynpivo, Perniö
”75 Graphic Artists, STG 75 Jubilee Anniversary Exhibition, Galleria G, Helsinki
"Light and Sound", Fiskars Cooperative, Kuparipaja, Fiskars
2007: Suvi-Pinx 2007, Sysmä
Viewpoints, Kuparipaja, Fiskars
Galleria Angelo's Winter Exhibition, Pori
2008: "New Leaf", Galleria G, Helsinki
Galleria Angelo, Pori
2009: "New Leaf", Galleria G, Helsinki
INKO Exhibition, Kantti Galleria, Fiskars
2010: Maila Talvio Hall, Hartola;
'Life in the Archipelago', Galleria Karaija, Inkoo

Group Exhibitions, Worldwide:
1992: The Baltic Countries Graphic Art triennial, Poland
1994: IV International Art triennial Majdanek -94, Lublin, Poland
14th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain23
1995: The 12th International biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
15th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain
1996: 16th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain
1997: The First Mini-Print biennial - Cluj 1997, Romania
1998: 18th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain
Vox Humana, Czech Republic
Finnish Female Artists, Tokyo, Japan
1999: The 14th International biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Finnish Artists, Hamamatsu-Kanazawa-Takaoka-Tokyo-Utsunomiya, Japan
3rd Malaysia Annual Exhibition of Int. Contemporary Prints, Kuala Lumpur, Malesia
19th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain
The International Festival of Graphic Arts, Cluj - Napoca, Spain
2000: Vox Humana, Czech Republic
2001: The 15th International biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
2003: The Golden Smiles, House of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Finnish Graphic Art Exhibition, Tobu Utsunomia Art Gallery, Utsunomiya, Japan
2004: Finnish Artist: Kristiina Lehtonen, Tobu Ikeburo Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005: Satyrykon - Legnica 2005 International Exhibition, Legnica, Poland
17th International biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
4th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Miniprint, Sofia, Bulgaria
BIRD 2005 International Art Award, Beijing, China
Finnish Art Exhibition, Tobu Funabashi Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The 5th International Mini-Print biennial, Cluj - Napoca, Spain
Fine Arts First International Exhibition 2005-2006, Lviv, Ukraine
2006: BIMPE IV, 4th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada
5th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Miniprint, Sofia, Bulgaria
5th Egyptian International Print Triennale 2006, Cairo & Alexandria, Egypt
IX International Biennial Exhibition of Engraving Caixanova, Ourense, Spain
2007: "Donated with Love", House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
6th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Miniprint 2007, Sofia, Bulgaria
Satyrykon - Legnica 2007 International Exhibition, Legnica, Poland
18th International biennial of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
2008: 7th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Miniprint 2008, Sofia, Bulgaria
2009: The 19th International Biennal of Humour and Satire in the Arts, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
6th International Triennal of Graphic Art Bitola 2009, Republic of Macedonia
2012: 40th Anniversary Exhibition, House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

Prints in Public Collections:
Pori's Saskia Society; Rauma Town; House of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria; Satakunnan Osuuskauppa; National Art Collection of Finland; Pori Town; First Fund of Modern Prints, Romania; Parliament of Finland; The collection of Beijing Natural Culture Center, China.

Grants and Scholarships:
Culture Committee of Pori 1989, 1995; Art School of Pori 1990, 1991; Pori's Saskia Society Exhibition Grant 1991; Culture Fund of Finland, Satakunta division 1991, 1994; Satakunta Cooperative - Satakunnan Osuuskauppa 1995; Grafia 1996 and 2007.

Awards:
- 2nd Place in "Young Artists' Competition Vox Humana" 1998 and 2000, Czech Republic;
- The Silver Pelican - Prize of Humour of the Peoples International Foundation 2001, Gabrovo, Bulgaria;
- The Special Award in BIRD2005 International Art Award, Beijing, China;
- "Diplom in the Nomination - Silver Medaille" 2006, Fine Arts First International Exhibition 2006, Lviv, Ukraine;
- Honorary Credential, 2007 Master's Cup International Cartoon and Illustration biennial, China.