Salmenhaara, Kerttu Kyllikki
Kerttu Kyllikki Salmenhaara is born in Tyrnävi - Finland on July 14, 1915. Her training after her matriculation examination is at the Art Institute. She came to Arabia in 1947. Her designs were shown domestic exhibitions and abroad in Stockholm 1946, Amsterdam 1951, Milan 1951, 1954 and 1957, Zurich 1951, England 1952-1954, USA and Canada 1952-1954, Hälsingborg 1955, Cannes 1955, USA 1955-1957, Germany 1956-1957, Brussels 1958.
Her designs are much rougher in structure than the mostly smooth designs of the Arabia artists.
Image: Kerttu Kyllikki Salmenhaara, portrait (source Aro, Pirkko Arabia Design 1958).