Inka Kivalo

Inka Kivalo (*1956) is a Finnish textile artist. She mainly works with jacquard weaving techniques creating painting like wall tapestries that are windows into her colourful worlds. After her (MA) studies at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, Kivalo has showcased her work both internationally and in Finland and her work can be found in several art collections. Inka Kivalo was nominated in 2000 the Finnish Textile Artist Of The Year. She has also designed textile prints and has been teaching experimental handicrafts, jacquard weaving, basics of design and environmental planning at the University of Art and Design Helsinki.