CV

Visual Artist & Textile Designer
Aino Ojala
1991
Based in Helsinki, Finland

ART STUDIES

2019– MA Program in Fashion, Clothing & Textile Design, Aalto University
2019 Basic Studies in Creative Writing, University of Turku

2018–2019 Textile Artisan studies, Raseko
2018 Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, TUAS Arts Academy
2017 Exchange Program in Sculpture, Seika University
, Kyoto, Japan
2010 General Upper Secondary School Diploma in Crafts, Kaarilan lukio, Tampere

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Seassa / Among, B-galleria, Turku

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Kannan hengittämisen tulevaisuutta, Kuusiston Taidekartano, Kaarina
2020 Tulevaisuus 2020, Artcenter Mältinranta, Tampere
2018 NYTT – Fine Arts Graduation Show, Forum Marinum, Turku 
2017 またね / Matane, Köysiratagalleria, Turku 
2017 ギャップの間に / Between the Gaps II, Yōkai SOHO, Kyoto, Japan
2016 Stockfors Art Fair, Pyhtää
2015 Jotta kaikki olisi hyvin, Köysiratagalleria, Turku

OTHER ARTISTIC WORK

2021 Teaching assistant, Contemporary Practice: Art, Media, Design and Architecture Cultures – course, Aalto University of Art, Design & Architecture
2021 Research Assistant (patternmaking and textile prototyping), Wearable Systems Lab, Mobile Cloud Computing Group, Aalto University
2020 Handmade rugs for dance performance ÖH, Zodiak Center for New Dance, Helsinki
2018 Textile masks and illustration for dance performance Cenere, Köysiteatteri, Turku
2016–2017 Illustration for Papunet, The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
2016 Social art performance, In Public In Particular, New Performance Turku, Turku City Library
2016 Scenography team, Turku Student Theatre
2016 Murals for Vilske Kindergarten and for ICT City, Turku
2016 Book illustration, Talentum
2016 Installation for Ruisrock festival Art Programme, Turku
2016 Video-installation for H2Ö-festival Art Programme, Turku
2016 I love Finland – Drawings by the asylum seekers, workshops and exhibition at Vino-galleria, Turku Concert Hall
2015 Illustration for Zaum magazine

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Aug 2021 & Sep 2022 (curated artist-in-residence) Slam: Field Station: Contemporary experimental clay practices, Ifö Center, Bromölla, Sweden
2022 Feb TUOTUO Residency, Joutsa, Finland

AWARDS

2018 Exhibition award, Nykykulttuuriyhdistys Suunnitelma B