Elina and a freezing sea

Elina Nuortie

Contacts

elina.nuortie(a)taskurapu.fi
+358 50 566 1955
www.taskurapu.fi

Kaitaantie 11
02260 Espoo
Finland

Buses no. 143 ja 145
from Helsinki, Kamppi
platform no. 49

Work samples

Work history

  • Private company founded in 1993
  • Maternity leave 1990 – 93
  • Dynasoft, computer outlet, graphic artist and marketing director 1988 – 90
  • Maininkifoto, photography outlet, -studio and -laboratory 1986 – 88

Studies

  • Professional degree in audiovisual communication, Web Designer 2014
  • Professional degree in preparing print materials, specialising in image processing 2008
  • Studies in different courses and workshops: photography, grafics and image processing
  • Good English skills, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English 1995.
    Also Svedish, Spanish and German
  • Degree in advertising, specialising in graphic design 1991
  • Studies in Free Art School: composition, painting, drawing and color study 1986 – 87
  • YO, 6 Laudaturs, Kaitaa High School (emphasis on art) 1986

Publications

  • Naturecalendar, as designer and memeber of the editorial group in the 2001 – 2016 calendars FI, SE, EN, FR, DE and RU, Suomen Luonnonsuojelun Tuki Oy
  • The Sea that rinses my feet FI, SE and EN, Taskurapu 2014 (pictures, texts and layout) ISBN 978-952-68267-0-7
  • Luontokuvauksen käsikirja (Nature photograpy handbook), Docendo 2012 (two articles and pictures) ISBN 978-952-5912-53-7
  • Digijärkkärikoulu 2 (Digital SLR camera school), Docendo 2010 (an article with pictures) ISBN 978-951-0-36087-3
  • Paska juttu – kymmenen oivallusta sonnasta (Book about crap and manure), Like 2010 (pictures, captions and design) ISBN 978-952-01-0507-5
  • Kuohu – koukussa saaristoon (Froth – hooked by the archipelago) FI ja SE, Taskurapu 2009 (pictures, texts and design) ISBN 978-952-92-6145-1 ja 978-952-92-6162-8
  • Kuin pieni Suomi – Espoon luontoa mereltä erämaahan (The City of Espoo 550th anniversary book about the nature of Espoo) FI, SE and EN, City of Espoo 2008 (one of the four main photographers, captions of my pictures and design) ISBN 978-951-857-514-9
  • Hannusjärvi – hetkiä, kerroksia, elämää (Book about Lake Hannusjärvi) Espoon Hannusjärven suojelu ry 2006 (pictures, an article and design) ISBN 952-92-1237-2
  • Articles and photograps published in several magazines since 1991

Exhibitions

  • Joint exhibition, Photographs “Nature in South-Western Espoo” in Espoo at Nöykkiö library 2012 and Espoo Cultural center 2013
  • Photography exhibition “Under threat” in Inkoo at Gallery Karaija 2013 and in Helsinki at the Finnish Naturephotograph of the year -event 2012
  • Photography exhibition about the sea 2010 – 12 at Utö lighthouse, Espoo commercial center Lippulaiva etc.
  • Joint exhibition, Photographs “Saana – The vulnerable giant” 2009 – 12
  • Joint exhibition, Photographs “Kaitaa yesterday and today” Espoo city 550th anniversary event 2008
  • Photography exhibition “Island pictures” 2006 – 07 at over ten localities in Finland, prints sold to City of Tammisaari, to companies and private persons
  • Joint exhibition, Photographs at Espoo City Museum, Pentala island estate 2005
  • Graphic Design exhibition, “Taskurapuja etc.” 2004 at Laterna Magica in Helsinki
  • Photography exhibition “Pro Hannusjärvi” 1997 at different locations in Espoo and at Finnish Nature Photographer´s event in Kiljava

Performances

  • Haltia, the Finnish Nature Centre 2014
  • Multivision Hannusjärvi (Lake Hannusjärvi) at different evets since 2012
  • Nature Photographers of the North´s event in Oulu, Hailuoto 2010
  • Multivision Kuohu – kuinka meri varasti sydämen (Froth – how the sea stole a heart) at different events since 2010
  • Yle Puhe Päiväntasaaja -program of Finland's national public service broadcasting company 2009
  • Member of the editoral group of Pro Luontokuva ry´s multivision Kyöpelinvuori 2009 (pictures and texts)
  • Natura Lumen -event, in Turku 2008
  • Yle Luova tauko -program of Finland's national public service broadcasting company, Satakunta 2007
  • Lahti Institute of Design and Fine Arts 2007
  • Perfomances and lectures as a photographer and a graphic designer at events of the Finnish Nature Photographers, in schools, photographic associations, Lohja Nature Photograpy Evenings etc.

Juries

  • Fotofinlandia-competition, jury of experts 2014
  • Finnish Nature Photograph of the Year -competition, pre jury 2009 and 2013
  • Yle (Finland's national public service broadcasting company) Nature Photograph Competition of Puhe Päiväntasaaja -program 2009
  • many photographic competitions of City of Espoo

Grants

  • The Central Association of Finnish Photographic Organizations, Finnfoto 1999, 2005, 2009 and 2014
  • The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2008 and 2010 (work group of two)
  • The Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland, Grafia 2003
  • The Finnish Nature Photographers 1996
  • Espoo City Museum 1996
  • The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation 1996

Memberships

  • The Women Entrepreneurs of Espoo since 2012, member of the board 2012 – 14 –
  • Assosiation Pro Luontokuva since 2005, member of the board 2005 – 10
  • The Finnish Nature Photographers since 1994 , member of the board 1998 – 2002
  • The Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland, Grafia 1993 – 2014
  • Along with Assosiation of Espoo Hannusjärvi Conservation, The Finninsh Lighthouse Society, The Finnish Lifeboat Institution, The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation

References

  • Acacom Oy
  • Alleco Oy
  • Ardex Oy
  • Biofilm Oy
  • Cafe Chapman
  • Danisco
  • Dammenberg
  • Delipap Oy
  • Doctrina viestintä
  • Espoon kaupunki
  • Espoon Liiketalousinstituutti
  • Fidesta Ltd
  • Flavonia Oy
  • Oy Halva Ab
  • Kataja ry
  • Kesko Oyj
  • Länsi-Suomen merivartiosto
  • Nelonen
  • Oy Parhiala Ab
  • Polar Front
  • Pro Luontokuva ry
  • Insinööritoimisto Pöysälä & Sandberg Oy
  • Sambic Oy
  • Sky Breakers
  • Soukan kiinteistöpalvelut Oy
  • Stunts Finland
  • Suomen Luonnonsuojeluliitto
  • Suomen Luonnonsuojelun Tuki Oy
  • Suomen Luonnonvalokuvaajat ry
  • Suomen Posti Oyj
  • Tommi Heinonen Tmi
  • Oy Yleisradio Ab
  • Ympäristöministeriö

Book design for

  • Paavo Hamunen
  • Hannu Hautala
  • Mika Honkalinna
  • Juha Höykinpuro
  • Markku Jokinen
  • Anneli Jussila
  • Juha K. Kairikko
  • Seppo Kujanen
  • Antti Leinonen
  • Olli Marttila
  • Tapani Räsänen
  • Jaakko Ruola
  • Matti Torkkomäki
  • Heikki Willamo

© Elina Nuortie

elina.nuortie(a)taskurapu.fi | 050 566 1955 | Kaitaantie 11 | 02260 Espoo

elina.nuortie(a)taskurapu.fi
050 566 1955
Kaitaantie 11 | 02260 Espoo

© Elina Nuortie