Rintaniemi is Pedagogue of Arts and holds a Master of Arts from the University of Art and Design, Helsinki (Aalto University). She was awarded the 1st prize in invitation competition of the Pruukinranta area, Seinäjoki, Finland in 2015, the 58⁰ Premio Faenza, the Main Prize in 2013 and the State Prize for Design in Finland by the Design Council of Finland in 2008.
Among her solo exhibitions: the Cathedral Crypt of Helsinki, the Design Museum, Helsinki, Ostrobothnia Museum, Vaasa. She has recently participated in group exhibitions at WCC the European Prize for Applied Arts Exhibition, Mons, Belgium and About Clay, Fiskars, Finland and to fairs such as SOFA Art Fair Chicago and Collect at Saatchi Gallery in London. She is a member of. IAC: International Academy of Ceramics, Ornamo, Finland, the Association of the Finnish Sculptors.
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Photos by Sofia Rintaniemi.