Suomeksi


About me

I am graphic designer and illustrator from Pori Finland born in 1990. Visual arts are a big part of my identity. After receiving a bachelor's degree in media and communications (graphic design) I continued my studies in digital culture.

Entrepreneurial habits are an important value to me. To me this means initiative, creativity and enthusiasm for the work I do..

In addition to the things I work with I enjoy video, board and tabletop roleplaying games. Music is an important part of my life as well and from time to time I sing in front of an audience. I also like reading and sipping tea with a cat on my lap.



Contact

I answer the best to emails at
kristiina.seppa@gmail.com.

VAT: FI25115218


Awards and exhibitions

Ropecon art exhibition 29. - 31.7.2016
Roleplaying and board game convention in
Finland.

Illustrative Festival 2015–2016
My illustrations are on display at Illustrative
Festival in Berlin in late October to
February.

Stipend for entrepreneurial studies 2015
Stipend given by Entrepreneurs of
Satakunta for my good grades in
entrepreneurial studies.

Stipend for overall good grades 2013
Given by University of Applied Sciences at
my graduation.

Stipend for elevating the mood 2009
Given by High School of Ulvila for my part in
making the school a better place.


Education

University of Turku 2013–
Cultural Production and Landscape Studies
Digital Culture, Master of Arts. Minor in
entrepreneurial studies.

Satakunta University
of Applied Sciences 2009–2013
Media and communications,
Bachelor of Arts

Upper secondary school of Ulvila
2006–2009 Baccalaureate

Work history

Freelancer 2012–
Different works that have been showcased on this site as well. I also do singing gigs.

Research Associate 2016 spring
/ Tampere Technical University
Working at University Consortium of Pori's International Office. Communications and graphic design.

Part time teacher 2015 fall / University of Turku
Teaching the basics of InDesign. The students also get a glimpse of Photoshop. The course is worth six credits. (One credit being 27 hours of work in Finland.)

Part time teacher 2015 spring / University of Turku
Teaching Photoshop to university students at Degree Program of Cultural Production and Landscape Studies. The course consists of basics such as colour and contrast corrections and masking images. Students also explore the world of digital painting. The course is worth six credits. (One credit being 27 hours of work in Finland.)

Communications Assistant 2014 June–August
/ City of Pori, department of culture
Graphic design, illustrations and communications for city festival Pori Folk.

Communications Trainee 2012 January–August
/ City of Pori, department of communications and happenings
Daily tasks at communications department. I wrote for the city website and staff paper for which I also did illustrations. I also participated in organizing the public debate forum SuomiAreena.

Cultural Trainee 2010 June–July
/ The City of Pori, KUHA project
Communications, graphic design, photography and filming/editing for project Cultural hobby as an asset in the working life. I wrote about the public debate forum SuomiAreena for the city website. Many of which were also picked by the other main organizer MTV3.


Memberships

Porin Pöytäpeliseura Pöllökarhut (Pori Tabletop Association Owlbears) board member 2016–

The Association of Finnish Illustrators 2015–

Entrepreneurs of Satakunta, student membership 2015–2016