In the #MAD Loupe with Terhi TolvanenWed, Jul 21 / 2–3 pm

Pull up a virtual chair and join associate curator Barbara Paris Gifford as she welcomes Finnish artist Terhi Tolvanen. In the MAD Loupe spotlights seminal contemporary jewelry artists, and this one is no exception. Learn about Tolvanen’s sculptural work with natural forms, and non-traditional use of precious stones. Listen in as the artist describes her process and relationship with nature. Ask your questions during the interactive Q&A and find out what the artist currently has on her bench in the French countryside.

In the MAD Loupe is a series of talks hosted by associate curator Barbara Paris Gifford and access is free for all Members and Patrons. Not a Member yet? Ticket costs for this edition may be applied to the purchase of a MAD Membership. Please contact to become a part of the MAD family today.

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Terhi Tolvanen is jewelry artist who lives and works in Haims, France. She originates from Finland where she was born in Helsinki in 1968. She became in 1993 silversmith at the Design Institute in Lahti, Finland. She continued her education at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and was invited to study at the Sandberg Institute for her Master of Arts degree, which she obtained in 1999. She was nominated for the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Award in 1997 and in 2007 she received a Highly Commended from the Dutch Design Awards in the category Fashion & Free Design. Since her graduation Terhi is exhibiting her work in many solo- and group exhibitions internationally. Currently Terhi is also teaching in the École National Supérieur d’Art in Limoges, France. Her jewelry is in many important collections around the world such as the Schmuck Museum in Pforzheim in Germany, Victoria & Albert Museum in London, UK, Stichting Françoise van den Bosch, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Coda Museum in Apeldoorn, both in the Netherlands. The latest museum acquisitions are the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas and the Musée Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris, France.