CURRICULUM

Education

2011-2012 M.A. Master of Culture and Arts, Degree programme in Cultural Entrepreneurship (fine arts), focus in Jewellery, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra, Finland
2011 Specialization studies in jewellery art, 3D Design and modelling, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra, Finland
2004-2008 B.A. Degree programme in design, Stoneware and jewellery design, South Karelia Polytechnic, Lappeenranta, Finland
2007 Exchange program, Department of Gemstone and Jewelry design, Fachhochscule Trier, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
2001-2004 Artisan, South Karelian Vocational Qualification in Craft and Design, Lappeenranta, Finland

Group exhibition

2017 Välitila, Working group Ahola / Knaapi / Sokura, Taidekeskus Ahjo/Kytö, Joensuu, Suomi
2017 10th Cheongju Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Korea 
2017 Suomalainen Koru - näyttely, Korutaideyhdistyksen kokoelma, Suomen Kellomuseo, Espoo, Suomi
2017 Puuteemalla -näyttely, Täky-Galleria, Lappeenranta, Suomi
2016 Korutaidetta taidelainaamossa, Galleria No 47, Lappeenranta, Suomi 
2016 ASUMUS – koruja ja objekteja, Työryhmä Ahola / Knaapi / Sokura, Katariina, Lappeenranta, Finland 
2016 Jewellery Art Association Art sale and exhibition, Kaapelitehdas, Valssaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Mummot – Grannies, with Ella Kettunen, Gallery Uusi Kipinä, Lahti, Finland
2015-2016 KORU5, International Contemporary Jewellery exhibition, Imatra Art Museum, Vaasa Art Hall, Kuopio Art Museum, Finland
2015 Jewellery Art Association art sale and exhibition, Kaapelitehdas, Valssaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Fifth European Triennal for Contemporary Jewellery, Belgium-Italy-Finland, Grand Hall of Anciens Abattoirs, Mons, Belgium
2014 Jewellery Art Association Art sale and exhibition, Kaapelitehdas, Valssaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Koru, Pieces of jewellery, Pirkanmaa 5th Design Exhibition, Jewellery Art Associations collection, TR1 Art Hall, Tampere, Finland
2014 Tästälähin, Galleria Laura, Lappeenranta, Finland
2013 Kiosk of Jewellery Circuit du Bijoux, Jewellery Art Association, Paris, France
2013 Graduate show, Galerie Marzee, The Netherlands
2013 Jewelry in Proximity, Gallery Re:Wiew, Detroit, USA
2013 This end up, Snag Conference, Toronto, Kanada
2013 Our time, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 On ne hienoja! 2016 Jewellery Art Association Art sale and exhibition, Kaapelitehdas, Valssaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2013 Summer Gallery in Kaakon taide, Katariinantori, Linnoitus, Lappeenranta, Finland
2013 Checkpoint 20, Lappeenranta Art checkpoints (with Ulla Ahola), Osula, Lappeenranta, Finland
2013-2015 From the coolest corner, Nordic Jewellery, The National Museum, Oslo, Norway – Designmuseum Danmark, Denmark – Design Museum Helsinki, Finland – The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia – The Röhsska Museum for Design, Fashion and Decorative Arts, Gothenburg, Sweden – Lithuanian Art Museum, Vilnius, Lithunia - Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
2013 Galleri Marzee (NL) Presents young Nordic jewellers, Soylegalleriet, Oslo National Academy of the arts, Oslo, Norway
2012 New Images, South Karelia Artmuseum, Lappeenranta, Suomi
2012 Take a way exhibition, Galleria Johan S., Helsinki, Finland
2011-2012 Young artists exhibition, South Karelian Artmuseum, Lappeenranta, Finland
2012 Pop up store, Koruja koruja!, Lahti, Finland
2011 ArtHelsinki-11, 2016 Jewellery Art Association Art sale and exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Premio Cominelli, Cisano di san Felice del Benaco, Italy
2011 Pro Koru3, Täky Galleria, Lappeenranta, Finland
2011 Collect 2011, Galleria Norsu, London, England
2011 Frees-exhibition, A-Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 ART2010, Habitare, 2016 Jewellery Art Association Art sale and exhibition, Helsinki, Finland 
2010 Holownia, Gallery in Legnica, Poland
2010 Schmuck 2010, Internationale Handweksmesse. Jewellery Art Association stand, Munich, Germany
2010 KORUT exhibition, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, Finland
2010 ART09-Art fair, Jewellery Art Association stand, Helsinki, Finland
2009 Koruja; Ahola, Knaapi, Lehtinen, Rajakallio, Täky Gallery, Lappeenranta, Finland
2009 Talente, Munich, Germany
2008 Jewellery Artist of the month, Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Exchange 2-Exhibition,  Idar-Oberstein, Germany 
2008 Exam Works, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland
2008 The Silver School, Legnica, Poland
2008 Inhorgenta Europe 2008, Munich, Germany