Mervi Haapakoski is a Finnish glass artist. After graduating (1994) from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland she was accepted as an artist in residence at Harbourfront Centre Glass studio for three years (1994-97). She is also one of the founding members of Geisterblitz Glass Studio Inc. which operated in Toronto for ten years (1997-2007).
Mervi is an avid creator in multiple mediums. Her whimsical driftwood pieces are well balanced and playfully East Coast inspired. Her textiles are joyful, practical and well made.
She is happy to call Cape Breton home.