CV
Personalia
                Miia Rosenius (neé Nevalainen) born 30.5.1982 in Kontiolahti, Finland.
Degree titles
2008-2010 Master of Arts, University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design/Art Education.
2001-2005 Bachelor of Cultural Studies, Visual Artist. North Karelia Polytechnic, Degree Programme in Fine Arts, Sculpture/environmental-spatial art.
1998-2001 Higher school examination, Savonlinna Senior Secondary School of Art and Music/Art division.
Other education
2010 Work welfare by culture, University of Eastern Finland.
2009 Education in multiculturality, Centre of Multiculturality MoniNet, Rovalan Setlementti ry.
2007 Basic studies in pedagogics, Open University of Joensuu.
Group exhibitions
2012 Exhibition of The Artists’ Association of Joensuu, Art Centre Ahjo, Joensuu.
2010 ”NOW” The Artists’ Association of Lapland 20 Years, Cable Factory, Helsinki.
Annual exhibition of The Artists’ Association of Joensuu, Art Centre Ahjo, Joensuu.
2009 Annual exhibition of The Artists’ Association of Joensuu, Cultural Centre and library of Lieksa.
2008 Regional exhibition 360° of the eastern Finland "Muistissamme", The Old Mine of Outokumpu.
"Keho<->Mieli", Piritta Huhta-aho, Päivi Karjalainen, Laura Melkinen ja Miia Rosenius. Library Leija, Ylöjärvi.
"Taidelainaamo matkustaa", The library of Kontiolahti.
2007 "Vaalea kuulas", Laura Melkinen and Miia Rosenius, Art exhibition hall Art Anna, Iisalmi.
2006 "Taidelainaamo" celebrating 35 years, The Artists’ Association of Joensuu, Art Centre Ahjo, Joensuu.
"Taidelainaamo matkustaa" celebrating 35 years, The Artists’ Association of Joensuu, library of Lehmo.
2005 "Lievä loiva", Thesis work exhibition, Art Centre Ahjo, Joensuu.
2001-2004 Exhibitions of the students of North Karelia Polytechnic /Degree Programme in Fine Art and Design; Joensuu, Lieksa, Kitee.
2000 "Savut saarilla, väet vesien varsilla", Savonlinna Provincial Museum, The art students of the Savonlinna Senior Secondary School.
Private exhibitions
2011 "Martta ja Mauno", Gallery Pinna, Savonlinna.
2011 "Odotus", Art Gallery Harha, Joensuu
2009 Installations, Gallery Kilo and Gallery Lyhty, Rovaniemi.
2008 "Välke", Art Gallery Tyko, Nurmes.
2006 "Aavistus", The Old Mine of Outokumpu/The mine tower, a part of the Artpora 2006 exhibition. Outokumpu.
Happenings/performances
2011 Installations of the series We; Gallery Harha, Kassa Bar Tikkala, The meetings of the local council and the board in Kontiolahti at the National Week of the Elderly People.
2011 The communitys art happenins of the A WISH-project; The region of Rovaniemi, Lapland, and the region of Joensuu, North Karelia.
2009 "Something Red" community art, Joensuu. Ideation by Miia Rosenius, carried out by Laura Melkinen and Miia Rosenius.
"Flowers on the Day of Flora", Joensuu. Ideation by Laura Melkinen, carried out by Laura Melkinen ja Miia Rosenius.
"Sarjakuvasuunnistus" navigation route with comic strips, Rovaniemi. Working team; Anniina Mikkonen, Johanna Pahkasalo, Miia Rosenius and Ilkka Vuojala.
2008 ”The Night of the Wishes” community art, Joensuu. Planned and carried out by Laura Melkinen and Miia Rosenius, Joen Yö happening.
"Pitkin poikin", Route with Environmental Art by ArsKo, Kontiolahti.
2005 Installations concerning bullying at the school of Kontiolahti. A part of the thesis work project.
2002 Making of the Hay Mammoth for the "Meadows of Niva and Community Art" project.
Community-based art projects
and art education
2011- A WISH community art project. Community art happenings at the surroundings of Joensuu and Rovaniemi. Working team Laura Melkinen and Miia Rosenius. (www.toiveprojekti.net)
2011- Fine arts teacher; The Pekkala Art School for children and youngsters, The Folk College of The Region of Joensuu.
2010-2011 Work welfare through art, workshop instructor.
Taide kovassa maailmassa-labor political education, MLL; educator, Media as a part of art education.
Supervisor/instructor in an entrance examination, teaching; PKKY study programme in visual art.
2008-2010 Artistic performance of the youngsters, project including workshops on different fields of art by association Monitaideyhdistys Piste ry, responsible for winter art/stage scenery.
2005-2008 Fine arts teacher; The Pekkala Art School for children and youngsters, The Kontiolahti Art School for children and youngsters, The Folk College of The Region of Joensuu, Visual arts teacher at the Liperi school.
2002-2007 Different kinds of camps/courses/workshops in art; Foundation of Honkalampi, The Finnish Federation of the Visually Impaired, The Rheumatism Association of Joensuu, The Art Association of Joensuu, counties of Kontiolahti, Pyhäselkä and Liperi.
Public art work
2007 "Communication", Kontiolahti school, Finland.
2005 "Gaipuu", The Wood Technology Centre Puugia, Joensuu, Finland. Working team; Piritta Huhta-aho, Laura Melkinen, Miia Nevalainen.
2004 "North Karelia Cup" made for the international floorball tournament Into North Cup, a copy of the cup on view at the Joensuu Arena, Finland.
2004 "Palikkatesti", North Karelia Polytechnic/Degree Programme in Fine Art and Design, Joensuu, Finland. Working team; Piritta Huhta-aho, Laura Melkinen, Miia Nevalainen.
2003 The willow huts "Alkumuna" and "Siemen" (team work), The Day Care Centre Tuulikantele, Joensuu, Finland. Working team; Salla Askola, Piritta Huhta-aho, Päivi Karjalainen, Laura Melkinen, Miia Nevalainen.
Memberships and the positions of trust
2010 Member of The Artists´ Association of Lapland, Finland.
2005 Member of The Artists´ Association of Joensuu, member of the board 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2011-2012; vice-chairman 2011-2012.
2008-2009 Relief association of the Art Centre Ahjo, alternate member of the board 2008-2009.
2007-2008 Ars-Ko Fine Art Association of Kontiolahti, vice-chairman.
Client of Kuvasto ry
Grants
2011 Karjalaisen Kulttuurin Edistämissäätiö (Foundation of Karelian culture); personal grant for ½-year
2011 Finnish Cultural Foundation; working team Laura Melkinen and Miia Rosenius.
2009 Art Commission of North Karelia, to carry out community art happening "Something Red".
Regional Government of Lapland, for Monitaideyhdistys Piste ry; "Artistic performance of the youngsters"-project, part of the working group.
2005 The city of Joensuu, for working group.

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