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Timo Tapani Tapani Sarpaneva

artist , designer

Timo SARPANEVA, Finnish artist and designer. numerous awards, including three Grand Prix at Milan Triennali; Order of Lion of Finland. Board of directors Association of Arts and Crafts, State Committee of Design, Board of Institute of Industrial Design.

Background

SARPANEVA, Timo was born on October 31, 1926 in Helsinki. Son of Akseli Johannes Sarpaneva and Martta Sofia Karimo.

Education

Degree, Industrial Art Institute, Helsinki, Finland. Doctor in Design, Royal College Art, London, 1967.

Career

in most European countries, Japan and United States of America; architect for Finnish Section, Expo 1967, Montreal; private exhibitions in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, England, Germany, France, Italy, United States of America, Brazil, USSR, Australia Designer A. Ahlstrom Oy, Iittala Glassworks, from 1950. Teacher textile printing & design Industrial Art Institute, Helsinki, 1953—1957. Artistic director Porin Puuvilla Cotton Mill, 1955—1966.

With AB Kinnasand Textile Mill, Sweden, 1964—2006. Designer Juhava Oy, Jughans AG, West Germany, Opa Oy, Primo Oy, Rosenlew Oy, Roserthal AG, West Germany, Villayhnyma. Lecturer & designer Finnish Art Glass, 1958.

Architect Finnish Industrial Art Exhibitions, Japan, Finnish Section Expo, Montreal, Canada, 1967. Board dirs State Committee Design, Board Institute Industrial Design.

Membership

Board of directors Association of Arts and Crafts, State Committee of Design, Board of Institute of Industrial Design.

  • Association Arts & Crafts (director)

Connections

Married Ann-Mari Holmberg Sarpaneva (divorced). Married Marfatta Svennerig Sarpaneva. 4 children.

father:
Akseli Johannes Sarpaneva

mother:
Martta Sofia Karimo

spouses:
Ann-Mari Holmberg Sarpaneva

Marfatta Svennerig Sarpaneva