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Artist of the month

Pirkko Mäkelä-Haapalinna

Pirkko Mäkelä-Haapalinna is a visual artist who works and resides in Kemijärvi.

Mäkelä-Haapalinna’s work has been displayed in numerous solo exhibitions in Finland, and several group exhibitions abroad. Her pastel paintings have received many international awards.

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Grants from Finnish Ministry on Culture and Education

Finnish Ministry on Culture and Education supports Young Arctic Artists (YAA) project with 20 000 Euro!

The support is used for Finnish-Russian collaboration. We also got 3000 Euro as a so called covid grant.

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Artists’ Association of Lapland – Contemporary art in Lapland, Finland

The Artists ́ Association of Lapland presents and promotes contemporary art made in Lapland and arranges exhibitions in Finland and abroad.

We develop work conditions and promote work opportunities for our artists. We arrange meetings, projects, courses, and events and provide opportunities for our members to exhibit their artworks regularly.

The Association runs two galleries: Gallery Napa in Rovaniemi and Gallery Kellokas in Ylläs. We also provide art lending services and present an ‘Artist of the Month’ at Korundi House of Culture in Rovaniemi. The Association was founded in 1990 and has over 100 members.

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The Art Lending Service offers its clients an easy way to acquire high-quality art for rent or purchase by instalments.

By paying monthly instalments you can keep the rented work as long as you wish. When the price of the work has been paid in full, the work becomes your property. Should you decide to purchase the artwork during the lending period, the instalments already paid as rent will be deducted from the selling price.

Why not purchase our gift vouchers, available in all prices and an excellent gift for any art lover!

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Writings about contempory art and culture in Finnish Lapland, and cross borders.

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The ArtLocator.io is a location based arts and culture database service.

The service hosts public art from street art to environmental art and monuments. Is also includes other culturally significant locations such as galleries and art museums.

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