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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Croquis Nights

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

The Finnish Art Society organises open life drawing sessions in the Kunsthalle Helsinki on Tuesdays from 18:15 to 20:00 hours, exhibition programme permitting. In September and October, we also have extra drawing nights on Thursdays.

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Moving Croquis Kunsthalle Helsinki September 6, 13, 20, October 4

The butoh artist Ken Mai will take static poses first and then start moving slowly. Bring your own drawing materials.

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Model and Instrument Kunsthalle Helsinki September 27; October 11, 18 and 25

The musician and singer Nenonen will be modelling with music at the Kunsthalle again.

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The Young Artist Grant

Application period: from 2nd May to 31th August 2018. The grant will be given to 30 young artists. The Finnish Art Society’s grants and awards 2018 will be announced on December 10, 2018.

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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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Art Lottery 2018

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

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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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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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