The Finnish Art Society gave 150 000 € as grants to 25 young artists, 6000 € each. This year there were 283 applicants altogether.

1. Photograph and video artist Sara Ahde (b. 1979 in Oulu), Oulu
2. Visual artist (printmaking, animation) Annika Dahlsten (b. 1975 in Vaasa), Turku
3. Painter Eeva-Riitta Eerola (b. 1980 in Siilinjärvi), Helsinki
4. Visual artist (painting, photography) Erno Enkenberg (b. 1975 in Hyvinkää), Espoo
5. Visual artist (painting, animation, installation) El Frauenfelder (b. 1979 in Zürich), Järvenpää
6. Sculptor Anna Hyrkkänen (b. 1979 in Tampere), Tampere
7. Visual artist (installation, video) Henriikka Härkönen (b. 1981 in Espoo), Helsinki
8. Sculptor Teija Isorättyä (b. 1980 in Tornio), Tornio
9. Visual artist (installation, conceptual art, performance) Jaakko Karhunen (b. 1979 in Lieto), Helsinki
10. Performance artist, visual artist Essi Kausalainen (b. 1979 in Helsinki), Helsinki.
11. Visual artist (community art, media art) Riikka Kuoppala (b. 1980 in Helsinki), Helsinki.
12. Visual artist (video, photography, installation) Mikko Kuorinki (b. 1977 in Rovaniemi), Helsinki
13. Installation artist Antti Leppänen (b. 1978 in Joensuu), Helsinki
14. Visual artist (painting, printmaking, installation) Jaakko Mattila (b. 1976 in Oulu), Helsinki
15. Painter, sculptor Teemu Mäenpää (b. 1977 in Kotka), Tampere
16. Painter Reima Nevalainen (b. 1984 in Espoo), Kankaanpää
17. Visual artist (painting, installation) Leena Nio (b. 1982 in Helsinki), Helsinki
18. Printmaker, sculptor Meri Peura (b. 1981 in Tampere), Helsinki
19. Visual artist (video, installation) Johanna Raekallio (b. 1980 in Helsinki), Helsinki
20. Mediataiteilija Pasi Rauhala (b. 1978 Lahdessa), Helsinki
21. Painter Jukka Rusanen (b. 1980 Jyväskylässä), Helsinki
22. Visual artist (photograph, video) Timo Saarelma (b. 1977 in Turku), Helsinki
23. Taiteilija (environmental art) Jussi Suvanto (b. 1980 in Vantaa), Helsinki
24. Visual artist (environmental art, video) Jenni Toikka (b. 1983 in Helsinki), Porvoo
25. Visual artist (painting, photography) Kari Vehosalo (b. 1982 in Ylöjärvi), Helsinki

Jury:
Chairman: Antti Tanttu, artist member
Susanne Gottberg, artist member
Hanna Johansson, researcher, art historian
Vesa-Pekka Rannikko, artist member
Antti Kantola, M.Sc. (Tech.)


Photo: Roger Gustafsson