"I wonder in the forests of the north.
The silence soothes me.
The wind carries the scents of the forest
and I can feel the mist touching my skin.
I stand still, and in the mist I see you.
you look at me
and I know I`m heading in the right direction."
- Terhi Hursti -



MY CREATIVE JOURNEY:

Education:
2012		Visual artist, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, 
				(Art School of Kankaanpää), Kankaanpää
2002		Bookbinder, the Tyrvää School of Arts and Crafts, Finland

Solo exhebitions:
2017		On the edge, SGgallery, Venice Italy
2016		Tunteella, Tampere, Finland
2013		Pieces, Gallery Kettu, Korppoo Finland
2010		Taidekirjoja ja kalligrafiaa, Laterna Magica, Helsinki Finland
2008 		Taidekirjoja, Laterna Magica, Helsinki Finland
2007		Aavistus, TR1,  Tampere Finland
2005		Matka - Journey, Verkaranta, Tampere Finland

Group exhibitions:
2016		Reliures Océanes, Creative Bookbinding  Exhibition, Mairie du 6e, Paris
2015		Scripta Manent V "Young Estonian Poetry"-exhibition, 
				The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
2014		Di Carta/Papermade, Biennale Internazionale di Opera di Carta,
				Palazzo Fogazzaro in Schio, Italy
2013		Nordic Bookbinding 2013, Norden
2009-2010	Nordic Bookbinding 2009, Island, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Danmark
2008		Women´s Work, Toronto, Canada
2007		Heräämisiä, Pirkanmaa Design Exhibition II, TR1, Tampere Finland
2005-2006	Nordic Bookbinding 2005, Gallery Astley in Uttersberg, Sweden and Norden
2005		Scripta Manent III "The best thing in the world",
				The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
2002		Tunnelmia, The Myllysaari Museum, Valkeakoski Finland
2001		6th Biennal of World Art Bookbinding, Saint-Jean de Luz, France
2001		The World Competition of Arts & Crafts Kanazawa in Japan
2000		Scripta Manent II, International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding
				and Calligraphy, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
				
Residence:
2017		Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice Italy
2012		Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice Italy

Works in the Collections:
			Rik Art -collection of artists´ books, Helsinki, Finland
			Miniature Designer Bindings: the collection of Neale M. Albert, New York
			Kungliga biblioteket, the National library of Sweden, Stockholm
			The Society of Swedish litterature in Finland, Helsinki, Finland
			Schio Municipal Collection, Italy

Work:
Worked as a bookbinder since 2000 and had the small bindary of her own 2002-2012.
Now working as a visual artist and a teacher.

Grants:
2008		Finnish Cultural Foundation
2006		Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
2006		Finnish Cultural Foundation
2005		Arts Council of Pirkanmaa

Memberships:
Tampere Artists' Association, Finland
Modus, Pirkanmaa association of Design and Industrial Arts, Finland