Fragile – an exhibition embodying the spirit of local artists
Coppersmithy, Fiskars
Mon-Sun 11am-18pm

The Onoma Cooperative of Artists, Designers and Artisans in Fiskars to celebrate 30 years of exhibitions as part of the Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale

The exhibition Fragile celebrates the Onoma cooperative’s 30th anniversary. This time, the aim has been to focus on localness, and only artists from Fiskars have been invited by the curator Marja Sakari, including some Fiskars (AiR) artists-in-residence over the years. The theme of the 2024 exhibition leads us to think about the fragility of world politics and nature, as well as the fragility of life in general. Read more

Kupru Gallery
Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 5pm

CHAPTER 1 / LUKU 1 is an exhibition produced by two collaborating organisations – MAKE Southwest in the UK and ONOMA Cooperative of Artists, Designers and Artisans in Fiskars. The exhibition is taking place in Kupru gallery and is open from the 3rd until the 30th of September 2023.

In early 2023 the representatives of MAKE Southwest, an organisation focusing on promoting locally created crafts in the Southwest of England, contacted the Executive Director of Onoma Matleena Kalajoki and the Exhibition Producer Jouni Virtanen. Laura Wasley the CEO of MAKE Southwest and Flora Pearson the Exhibition Manager had learned about our unique cooperative of creative people located in a similar historical surroundings to their own community in Bovey Tracey, by Dartmoor in Devon.

MAKE Southwest is an acclaimed exhibition space for contemporary craft and design as well as a leading charity for craft education. It was founded as Devon Guild of Craftsmen in 1955 by a small group of makers, led by Edward Baly, who were enthusiastic about the idea of promoting the best in regional craftwork. In 1986 they bought the historical Riverside Mill to start a unique exhibition and education centre, utilising and selling craft by their 250 plus local Maker Members.

Onoma the Cooperative of Artists, Designers and Artisans of Fiskars was registered in 1996 and has been producing exhibitions locally and internationally for nearly 30 years. Its 143 members work in wide range of different fields and with various materials. The cooperative has been running a member only art, craft and design store ONOMA Shop for 25 years and an international Artist in Residence program for more than 15 years in the historical ironmongery village of Fiskars. Fiskars village was founded in 1649, and it is also a home to the largest listed company in Finland, Fiskars Group (or Corporation, you know, the orange scissors?). Onoma was founded in a time when the industry was moving elsewhere from the village and it was in dire need of spark of life. It was time for the creative people to step in, and invited by then vice president of Fiskars Corporation Ingmar Lindberg they started settling in the village making it their home and place of various kind of creative work.

In early 2023 MAKE Southwest had been looking for creative partners to do exhibition exchange with and after the first online meeting between the parties in March 2023 it was clear that there is undeniable synergy and many exciting similarities between these two creative organisations. The idea to start producing joined exhibitions in alternating years was born.

The first edition – first of many to come we hope – is called CHAPTER 1 as it symbolises the beginning of our collaboration. We are showing works from eight artists and artisans:

Sally Baldwin, textile artist

Lulu Halme, visual artist, graphic designer

Barton Hargreaves, artist and printmaker

Tiina Karimaa, sculptor

Peter Lanyon, green wood furniture maker

Syann Van Nitfrik, jeweller

Riitta Talonpoika, ceramic artist

Imogen Taylor-Noble, ceramic artist

Olla vai ei – To be or not – Exhibition by Arto Vuohelainen
Kupru Gallery
Mon - Sun from 11am to 6pm

On 1 August at Kupru Gallery, Fiskars, my exhibition is called To be or not. The idea is privacy. Our faces are recognised and we can be part of a reality created by artificial intelligence, which does not really exist and in which we do not necessarily want to be part of.

Do we reveal too much about ourselves on social media while social media censors us. What can we show about ourselves? Do I cover everything up?

On the one hand, it’s a double standard that on Instagram, for example, you have to cover your nipples, pubic hair and erogenous areas in nudity, even in art, when you can freely browse porn online. Where is the line? In my photos, I have wanted to bring a pre-censorship and see it as part of reality.

-Arto Vuohelainen

KOSKETUKSISSA – IN TOUCH, exhibition by Outi Karikivi
Kupru Gallery
Mon - Sun, from 11am to 6pm

The photographic installation MOTHER´S SON deals with sound, photography and objects, the disappearing yet eternal moment when two people close to each other met. As a mother of four sons, I explore the theme of loss, intimacy, distance, warmth, coolness, trust, separation and abandonment. SOMETIMES SOMEBODY’S HOME also looks at loss, abandonment, but also at hope and hopefulness and building a life. As a photographer, I strive for a silent interaction between the subject and the photographer, which creates the very image that is frozen in the moment – an illuminated life.

KUPRU GALLERY FISKARS 1.8. – 13.8.2023
OPEN Mon- Sun 11am – 6pm


Kupru Gallery
Mon-Sun, from 11am to 6pm

Artist and Cabinetmaker Minja Kolehmainen’s solo exhibition C O N N E C T I O N -exhibition examines connection between self and nature. Consisting of wooden sculptures, installations, thoughts and above all; feelings. The Ocean, beaches and studying the mind has been the starting point for the artwork.


“Usually I find myself in and by the Ocean exploring forms and textures of water, sand and rocks. The presence of the water is the path for connection to myself and nature. It brings me peace, order and consolation. Time stops. These moments are precious and meditative. Those feelings and moments I carve on the surface of the wood and encourage the viewer to connect to self and to nature.”


You are warmly welcome to the CONNECTION -exhibition to experience the art of Minja Kolehmainen and also meet her in person. Kolehmainen opens doors into her mind and to her home/mobile workshop.


You can follow her journey here:

Instagram: @minjakolehmainen



KUPRU GALLERY: Kuparivasarantie 5, Paja-aukio, Kuparipajan kivijalka, 10470 Fiskars


Don’t hesitate to call or text, if you have some questions for Minja

+358 40 723 5758

Tales from the Sea- Exhibition by Maaretta Krohn
Kupru Gallety
Mon-Sun noon to 6pm(Closed on Tuesday 11.7)

Tales from the Sea – Tales from the Sea

Maaretta Krohn

Installations and paintings in a soundscape


The Baltic Sea is one of the largest brackish water basins in the world, and as such a unique habitat for the organisms that inhabit it.

Visible debris, floating and sunken… micro-sized plastic balls used in the cosmetics industry and all other non-marine goods are creating a new, false habitat in the Baltic Sea. Marine micro-organisms, fish, seals and birds are eating plastic and other debris and getting caught in ghost nets.

The underwater sound is fascinating; we don’t normally hear it and yet it is there.

Crustaceans’ speech is lost in the roar of ships’ and boats’ engines. How do fish cope with alien sound waves?


Will we understand more today than yesterday, more tomorrow than today?

Do we understand, do we act in time? The Baltic Sea is busy.

Kupru Gallery

Kuparivasarantie 5 (map link)

Open  5 July to 16 July.

Mon-Sun, noon to 6pm (closed on Tuesday 11July)

Free Entry

Artists for Fiskars Summer Exhibition announced
Copper Smithys Exhibition Halls
Mon to Sun 11am to 6pm

Summer and exhibitions here at Fiskars Village are closing in soon and the time has come to announce the great artists participating this exhibition.

Onoma’s Summer Exhibition Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes 21 May to 10 Sep

This year’s summer exhibition by Onoma the Cooperative of Artists, Designers and Artisans in Fiskars is called Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes and it will display bold and candid artworks by 48 artists.

The theme of the exhibition will be around warped aspects of reality, where everyday life and objects will present themselves in a new and intriguing manner.

In this exhibition we have a large number of artists on board and this exhibition will be very experiential and multisensory as well as multidisciplinary. In the Copper Smithys White Hall artworks are binded together with a sense space and there will be media & sound art, installations, paintings and graphics displayed. In the Black Hall there will be sculptures that interact with the space and with each other. Glass House will be the space for an artwork that breaks the line between indoors- and outdoors and the performing arts pieces will open new ways to experience this whole theme of warped realities.  The exhibition architecture will highlight opposite layouts of these different exhibition spaces, thus changing the experience of the spaces for the visitor”. This is how Kirsi Pitkänen the Curator of the exhibiton describes this theme and artworks.

Participating artists for Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes – exhibition:

  • Workgroup: Päivi Alajuntti & Leena Hurri
  • Daniel Enckell
  • Petri Eskelinen
  • Ilmari Gryta
  • Lulu Halme
  • Timo Heino
  • Kaisa Huotari
  • Pekka Juhani Ijäs
  • Marko Kaiponen
  • Leena Kangaskoski
  • Workgroup: Tinja Kari, Sara Moayed, Yaiza Hernandez, Olli Kari
  • Workgroup: Susanna Louneva, Anu Mykrä, Tiina Karimaa, Tiina Vaskivaara, Annamari Karjalainen
  • Riikka Latva-Somppi
  • Workgroup: Johanna Matruka & Anna Shevchenko
  • Laura Merz & Rudi Merz
  • Erica Mena
  • Risto Musta
  • Timo O. Nenonen
  • Ron Nordström
  • Stefan Nyström
  • Workgroup: Deepa Panchamia & Robin Brandt
  • Anssi Pulkkinen
  • Taneli Rautiainen
  • Antti-Ville Reinikainen
  • Workgroup: Aapo Repo & Anu-Anette Varho
  • Sami Ryhänen
  • Tatu Rönkkö
  • Annatuuli Saine
  • Taru Samola
  • Jukka Silokunnas
  • Jonna Suurhasko
  • Tommi Toija
  • Jarno Vesala
  • Workgroup: Karin Widnäs & Viivi Varesvuo
  • Katja Öhrnberg


For more information:

Curator Kirsi Pitkänen    or

exhibition producer Jouni Virtanen

Onoma summer exhibition – Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes
Copper Smithy's exhibition halls and outside areas
mon to sun 11am to 6pm

Onoma summer exhibition – displaying warped realities

Onoma, the Cooperative of Artists, Designers and Artisans in Fiskars is displaying the 29th summer exhibition Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes in Fiskars Village from 21 May to 10 Sep 2023. Exhibition and set of events will be a surrealistic, multisensory and multidisciplinary experience for all senses.

This bold exhibition gathered top names of arts and crafts both locally and nationally on display at Copper Smithy’s exhibition halls and its outside surroundings in Fiskars Village.

“Exhibition includes a wide array of themes concerning home and household items with a surreal twist. In this exhibition visitors can have experiences of frozen moments which will carry them between different moods. Art works in this exhibition will deal with concepts such as being a human in a sometimes-chaotic world and everyday life. Also, human interaction with nature and perishing side of it will be a theme inside of this exhibition. Art works that will be displayed in the outside areas as well as the performing art pieces will also deal with the same surrealistic theme that hopefully will get the visitor to examine their milieu in a new way.”

 Exhibition architecture forms a major part of the content and visual experience of the exhibition. Architecture plays with the dimensions of human in the space, experience of space and with contrasts. Art works are displayed in the exhibition halls and the outside areas. Also, a part of the exhibition and set of events will be an ensemble of performing art shows that will happen around Fiskars Village.

Curator of this exhibition is Kirsi Pitkänen who was called in to curate a bold exhibition with a wide array of top artists. Kirsi is a visual artist and art consultant living in Jyväskylä. Kirsi has been focusing on performance art and installation art in her own works and her pieces has been seen worldwide for example in Shanghai world fair, ANTI contemporary art festival, at the international SLUSH-event and at Mänttä art festival. Now she is focused on curating and coordinating projects concerning public art in built environments. These include large-scale artistic ensembles for example in the region of Kangas in the city of Jyväskylä and in the hospital project in Ahvenisto in the city of Hämeenlinna. When working as a regional artist for visual arts in 2014-2016, Kirsi arranged multidisciplinary art events, where she was the artistic director and the executive producer. Kirsi has a high level of professionality and knowledge when it comes to conseptualizing large- scale projects, which is a solid base for this year’s summer exhibition and its architecture.

Artists participating in the exhibition are:

Workgroup: Päivi Alajuntti & Leena Hurri, Daniel Enckell, Petri Eskelinen, Ilmari Gryta, Lulu Halme, Timo Heino, Kaisa Huotari, Pekka Juhani Ijäs, Marko Kaiponen, Leena Kangaskoski, Workgroup: Tinja Kari, Sara Moayed, Yaiza Hernandez, Olli Kari, Workgroup: Susanna Louneva, Anu Mykrä, Tiina Karimaa, Tiina Vaskivaara, Annamari Karjalainen, Riikka Latva-Somppi, Workgroup: Johanna Matruka & Anna Sevchenko, Workgroup: Laura Merz & Rudi Merz, Erica Mena, Risto Musta, Timo O. Nenonen, Ron Nordström, Stefan Nyström, Workgroup: Deepa Panchamia & Robin Brandt, Anssi Pulkkinen, Taneli Rautiainen, Antti-Ville Reinikainen, Workgroup: Aapo Repo & Anu-Anette Varho, Sami Ryhänen, Tatu Rönkkö, Annatuuli Saine, Taru Samola, Jukka Silokunnas, Jonna Suurhasko, Tommi Toija, Jarno Vesala, Workgroup: Karin Widnäs & Viivi Varesvuo, Katja Öhrnberg.

Workgroup for this year’s summer exhibition is Curator Kirsi Pitkänen, Exhibition Architect Lea Sarasjoki, Graphic Designer Lulu Halme and Exhibition Producer Jouni Virtanen.

More info:

Curator Kirsi Pitkänen   +358503387705

Exhibition Producer Jouni Virtanen +358440277606


Onoma’s Summer Exhibition

Arts & Crafts and Rabbit Holes

21 May trough -10 Sep 2023, open daily 11am to 6pm

In Fiskars Village at Copper Smithy’s exhibition halls and outside areas. Kuparivasarantie 5, 10470 Fiskars.

Tickets 6€/10€

Guided tours

Duration 1h
Price 80€/group

 / +358 50 440 3727




Copper Smithy, Fiskars
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Copper Smithy, Fiskars
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With young eyes

Mon-Fri 12-18, Sat 12-16

With young eyes
Photographs from 1981-87

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Another exhibition which opens simultaneously will be also photographs, by Liisa Väärikoski. Photos inspired by the female figure from sizes XS to XL.

Open 2.12 – 29.12 2016

Mon-Fri 12-18, Sat 12-16



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Blurred lines
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

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Howard Smith: Bridge
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The American born artist Howard Smith, who resides and works at Fiskars in Raasepori, turns 85 this year. To celebrate his birthday the artist, together with his friends Hannele Grönlund, Barbro Kulvik and Antti Siltavuori, has mounted an exhibition that represents his wide ranging production of sculptures, paper cuts, assemblies of found objects and collages as wel as drawings and paintings. The greater part of these works are now exhibited publicly for the firs time; the earliest dating back to 1962, when Smith arrived in Finland and stayed – a gift to us. The accompanying music consists of compositions by Olli Kari, taking as his point of departure the sounds reverberating from Smith’s outdoor creations when gently tapped or struck with various implements.

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Copper Smithy, Fiskars

The joys of work and visual pleasures, the delights of achievement and giving.

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Copper Smithy, Fiskars

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Taste & form
Old Granary, Fiskars

With the objects and facilities of culinary culture in the main role.

Iron Ladies
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

When iron and light meet, metal begins to shine.

Our aim at the outset was to forge the groups’ various skills and disciplines into a series of collaborative works that would cross borders and explode boundaries. Iron Ladies, our collective name, also provides the title of the exhibition, defining the spirit in which these artworks were created. The direct use of scrap-metal in the exhibits demonstrates the Iron Ladies willingness to employ unusual materials in new and inventive ways.

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Old Granary, Fiskars

The Fiskars Cooperative will stage an exceptionally significant event next summer – the first major exhibition devoted to tools, their evolution and properties ever held in Finland. The world as shaped by humans emerged when man learned to use sticks and stones as tools and later to develop increasingly versatile special tools and implements from new materials. Our environment is full of different tools, but for some reason they have remained the means for making things that are more valuable or significant: food, clothes, means of transport, buildings, art objects etc.

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Copper Smithy, Fiskars

“The views of young people regarding the significance of art are noteworthy, since the majority of young people maintain that art is a value unto itself and does not have to serve any practical purpose. Nor does this majority regard art to be a separate area. Instead, they feel it produces experiences, fosters self-awareness and can influence society.” Finnish Youth Barometer Survey, 2009

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Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Spatial Places refers to the notion that all places have their history, and none are neutral. Whether a space is only space or can be approached in different ways depends on the context in which we experience it or the purpose/theme on which its design and special features are based. At present, the concept of space has become prismatic, suggesting a wide range of perspectives depending on our individual psychological-physical experiences and the social, cultural, ritual and other purposes of the space concerned. Space is one of the main concepts of visual art and its understanding and use are informed by the broader cultural framework and the traditions of art itself.

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Second Sight
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

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Taitokortteli, Joensuu

Design Village Fiskars on show in Joensuu: Arts and Crafts, Design and Visual Art from the Fiskars Ironworks

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Sparkling Eyes – Humour in Finnish Jewellery
Kulturhuset Ängeln, Katrineholm, Sweden

The exhibition Sparkling Eyes was organized in cooperation with Kulturhuset Ängeln in Katrineholm, Sweden and the Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars, Finland.

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Wood works!
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

WOOD WORKS!, the summer exhibition of 2010 of the Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars continues the cooperative’s tradition of material-based exhibitions by addressing a single body of material – wood and the forests in all their variety. The theme of the forthcoming exhibition begins with the forests and ends with the artworks and products derived from them. The cooperative has staged extensive exhibitions of high standard at Fiskars since 1994.

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Copper Smithy, Fiskars

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Led by form – production in series
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

This exhibition focuses on new and classic objects and products that can be made in series. It also includes handcrafted artefacts that are intended for limited editions.

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Ruukki nimeltä Fiskars
Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Viewpoints on Fiskars Village as a living environment.

Concept and realization by the sculptor Sirpa Kolu

It is Beautiful Here
Old Granary, Fiskars

The history and past of a material are at all times inevitably present in it. In textiles the meanings of this past are often so human, close and accessible that one is drawn to consider the essence of artifacts and images almost unnoticeable, even naturally.

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Valaisin Antti Siltavuori & Barbro Kulvik

Exhibitions 1994-2008


* archived only in Finnish

CASE in point 31 Nov 2008−26 Apr 2009, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Howard Smith – Party 45 5.10.−23.11.2008, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Simple Life 11.5.-28.9.2008, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Tulessa syntynyt 11.5.-28.9.2008, Granary, Fiskars

Sparkling Eyes24.11. – 27.4.2008, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Motifs 7.10. – 18.11.2007, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Points of view 13.5. – 30.9.2007, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Transparent 13.5. – 30.9.2007, Granary, Fiskars

Knife and Sabre 4.2. – 29.4.2007, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Light & Sound & Vladimir Tarasov 25.11.2006 – 28.1.2007, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Homeward Bound 8.10. – 19.11.2006, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

REMIX 14.5. – 1.10.2006, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Harvest 14.5. – 1.10.2006, Granary, Fiskars

Jaakko Pakkala 19.3. – 30.4.2006, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

KONCEPTDESIGN 22.1. -12.3.2006, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

NAMED 28.11.2005 – 8.1.2006, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

CABINET MAKERS Rudi Merz and Kari Virtanen 16.10. – 20.11.2005, Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Labyrinth 8.5-2.10.2005 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Forces 8.5-2.10.2005 Granary, Fiskars

Rutsuko Sakata 25.3-24.4.2005 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Designer: no name 16.1-20.3.2005 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Kuusijuhla* 28.11.2004-9.1.2005 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

24 LUUKKUA* 1-24.12.2004 the environment, Fiskars

Ron Nordström PLAY 17.10.-19.11.2004 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Ceramics 2004 9.5.-3.10.2004 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

White 9.5.-3.10.2004 Granary, Fiskars

Curly Birch 21.3.-25.4.2004 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Q – Designing the Quietness* 1.2–14.3.2004 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

LIGHT 12.10-18.1.2004 Copper Smithy, Fiskars<

10. Exhibition* ‘Free hands’ 11.5-28.9.2003 Granary, Fiskars

Retro* 11.5-28.9.2003 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Unique 2002 12.5-29.9.2002 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

FinDesignNow-02 12.5-29.9.2002 Granary, Fiskars

Metals 2001 13.5-30.9.2001 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

7+1=8. Exhibition ‘Child’ 13.5-30.9.2001 Granary, Fiskars

Time for Wood 1997-2000 14.5-1.10.2000 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

7. Exhibition ’Hotels’ 14.5-1.10.2000 Granary, Fiskars

Nomad – Environmental arts Exhibition summer 1999 Fiskars village

6. Exhibition ‘Celebration’ 16.5-3.10.1999 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Savesta syntynyt – International Ceramic Exhibition 17.5-30.8.1998 Granary, Fiskars

5. Exhibition ‘Process’ 17.5-4.10.1998 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Valo reflecting Finnish Culture 16.11.1997-1.1.1998 Barbican Centre, London

Asko-Avonius Award 1997 19.5-5.6.1997 Design Forum, Helsingfors

Paper Exhibition ‘Fibre’ 18.5-31.8.1997 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

4. Exhibition ‘Dialogue and Team-work’ 18.5-31.8.1997 Granary, Fiskars

’97 Young Forum 19.2-6.4.1997 Design Forum, Helsinki

Fiskars Gallery at Artek 26.11-1.12.1996 Helsinki

Time for Wood 25.5-31.9.1996 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

3. Exhibition ‘Conservation and Storage’ 25.5-15.9.1996 Granary, Fiskars

Fiskars Bruksgalleri i Höganäs Museum 11.5-9.6.1996 Höganäs

2. Exhibition ’Natural Materials’ 7.5-1.10.1995 Copper Smithy, Fiskars

Design Finlandais, Musée d’art contemporain 21.4-19.6.1995 Nice

1. Exhibition ‘The Nature of Fiskars’ 18.6-25.9.1994 Copper Smithy, Fiskars