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OLLI PETER VALANNE







Raised Goblets
sterling silver
5.25" x 2"






Date of Birth: 1928

Place of Birth: Helesinki, Finland




TEACHING EXPERIENCE


  • Currently teaching at: retired since 1993
  • Taught at: University of Kansas from 1974 to 1994
  • Taught at: Fort Hays State College from 1966 to 1974
  • Taught at: Bethany College from 1965 to 1966


UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION


School: Cornell University
Years: 1950 to 1952
Major: Liberal Arts
Degree: BA
Instructor: John Mahoney (painting)
Instructor: R. Burnham (drawing)
School: Kansas City Art Institute
Years: 1958 to 1960
Major: Sculpture
Degree: none
Instructor: R. Bresson (painting)
Instructor: Julius Schmidt (sculpture)


GRADUATE EDUCATION


School: University of Kansas
Years: 1964 to 1965 and 1972 to 1973
Major: Metalsmithing/Jewelry Design
Degree: MFA
Instructor: Carlyle Smith
Instructor: Gary Nemchock
Instructor: Robert Montgomery
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OTHER EDUCATION


Type: Undergraduate
Location: Helsinki University
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Years: 1948 to 1950
Type: Undergraduate
Location: Art Students' League
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Years: 1956 to 1958
Type: Additional Study (enameling)
Location: Florida State University
Instructor: William Harper
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Type: Additional Study (enameling)
Location: Penland
Instructor: Mel Someroski
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Students of Olli Peter Valanne whom he feels were major contributors to the field of Jewelry/Metalsmithing but have not taught on a college level:

  • Ron Hinton
  • Jane Wullbrandt
  • Bill Seeley
  • Pam McElroy
  • John Peters
  • Frances Kite


BIOGRAPHY