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View posters by this artistPekka Loiri

Alternate Name(s) Loiri, Veli Pekka
Address Messitytonkatu 1 C 43
00180 Helsinki
Country Finland
Years in CIIPE 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015
Awards in CIIPE 1993 - Award winner
Date of Address 2015
Year of Birth 1946
Birthplace Helsinki,
Finland
Nationality Finnish
Gender Male
Schooling 1971-1972 - Aukusti Tuhka's School of Graphic Arts (Helsinki)
Employment 1973-1981 - Head Art Director, WSOY Publising House
1978-present - Teacher, University of Art and Design, Helsinki
(Co-)Founded 1981 - Original Loiry OY
Main Poster Style Interests Cultural, Theatrical, Commercial, Exhibition, Social
Prepress Media Computer graphics, Dry media, Line art, Wet media
Printing Process Offset lithographs, Screen prints
Other Formats Book design, Logos, Stamp design
Exhibitions 1989, 1991, 1993 - Lahti Poster Biennale
1990, 1992, 1994 - Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno
1990, 1994, 1998 - International Poster Biennale, Warsaw
1990, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2002 - Bienal Internacional del Cartel en Mexico
1991 - Theatre Poster Competition, New York/ISPAA
1994 - International Biennale of Graphic Design, Moscow
1997 - International Poster Biennal, Helsinki
1997 - Osnabruck Theatre Plakat Biennale
2003 - International Poster Triennal, Trnava
**** - Ogaki International Invitational Poster Exhibition
Awards 1991 - Finnish Designer of the Year
1991 - First Prize, Theatre Poster Competition, New York/ISPAA
1997 - Honorary Mention, Osnabruck Theatre Plakat Biennale
1997 - ICOGRADA Excellence Award, International Poster Biennal, Helsinki
2002 - Bronze Medal, Bienal International del Cartel en Mexico
2003 - International Poster Triennal, Trnava
Other 1991 - Jury, Lahti Poster Biennale
**** - Member, Pilot Posters Group
**** - President, Lahti Poster Biennale
Website(s) Original Loiri Inc.
Resources "Pekka Loiri; graphic design, Finald." Graphis 315 (1998): 152-55.
`Pilot Posters!` Lahti: Salpausselan Kirgapaino, 1991.
Who's Who in Graphic Design. Zurich: Benteli-Werd Verlags, 1994.
Who's Who in the World. New Providence: Marquis Who's Who, 1998-2000."

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