The Young Artist Grant is awarded to artists who are 35 years or under and have a professional degree in art. Thirty grants worth €6000 will be given to 30 young artists in December. Application period: from 2nd May to 31th August 2018.

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Edvard Richter Grants

The purpose of the Edvard Richter Grant for art critics is to enable the recipient to study contemporary international fine art abroad. Application time: 1.8.–28.9.2018. The grants are awarded in December.

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Finnish Art Society’s office closed in July

Our office is closed from 29 June to 5 August 2018. Have a happy summer!

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Croquis Nights Kunsthalle Helsinki Tuesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

After the summer break the croquis nights start again on August 21.

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Model and Instrument Kunsthalle Helsinki May 31 & June 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In addition to the regular Croquis Nights, The Finnish Art Society arranges two special drawing Thursdays on May 31 and June 6. Model: the musician, singer and art model Nenonen, formerly known as Laura and the Bass.

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New Edvard Richter Award

The Finnish Art Society’s Literary Award (1984–2017), given to writers, journalists and illustrators for works that have significantly furthered art literature and recognition of art in Finland, is replaced by the new Edvard Richter Award, given to art critics and writers who write about art.

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(suomi) Jäsenmatka Pietariin 5.–7.10.2018

(suomi) Matkalle osallistuminen edellyttää Suomen Taideyhdistyksen jäsenyyttä. Sitovat ilmoittautumiset 31.5.2018 mennessä suoraan matkatoimistoon.

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Art Lottery 2018

The works of art purchased by the Finnish Art Society during 2018 will be raffled among the members in February 2019.

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Book: EGS

Editor: Pirkko Tuukkanen. Publisher: Finnish Art Society, 2018. Texts: EGS, Alan Ket, Jacob Kimvall, Rafael Schacter. English, Finnish, Swedish. Hardcover. 240 p. ISBN 978-952-68476-2-7. Price: 39 €.

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EGS – Writing My Diary Kunsthalle Helsinki 13.1.–25.2.2018

EGS (1974, Helsinki) is remarkable not simply because he has painted all over the world; over five continents and more than forty countries from Bucharest to Buenos Aires and Shanghai to Santiago. He has also painted with everyone from all over the world; from Ket to Lodek, Rainman to Risk, Petro to Pike and Honet to Hes. In recent years, he has successfully expanded his artistic range into more traditional artforms, such as sculptures and works in ink.

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