Pertti Mäkinen

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Pertti Kalervo Mäkinen, born 16 September 1952 in Tyrvää,[1] is a Finnish sculptor who is the designer of the Finnish 1 euro coin.[2] He has also designed several commemorative coins for the Mint of Finland.

Mäkinen worked as a metal worker before entering an art school in the Finnish town Kankaanpää in 1976. After his graduation in 1979, Mäkinen has worked as a sculptor, he lives and works in Lavia.[1]

Works[edit]

Commemorative coins[edit]

Albert Edelfelt 100€ commemorative coin (2004)

Public sculptures[edit]

Vanavesi – Kölvattnet (2009)
  • Raivaajapatsas, Lapua, 1983.
  • Merenkulun muistomerkki, Oulu, 1985.
  • Päivänkierto, Pori 1990.
  • Lauri Viita monument, Tampere, 1991.
  • Uittomiehen kosinta, Sastamala, 1992.
  • Memorial of the Battle of Sampakoski, Lavia, 1998.
  • Haitarijazz, Kouvola, 2003.
  • Rakastunut viulu ja mandoliini, Kiikoinen, 2003.
  • Toriparlamentti, Pori, 2008.
  • Vanavesi – Kölvattnet, Pori, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pertti Kalervo Mäkinen" (in Finnish). Finnish Art Society. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Finland Euro Coins". Fleur de Coin. Retrieved 15 December 2018.