March 24, 2017

Artist Talk by Simon Gripenberg on 28th of March at 6 pm

Simon Gripenberg lives and works in Jakobstad in Finland. He is interested in questions of sustainability concerning environmental, social and economical aspects. In his own artistic work he focus on sculpture and installation.


 

Simon Gripenberg will keep his Artist Talk on the 28th of March at 6 pm. Warmly welcome! 
 
Link to Simon Gripenberg's webpage 

March 20, 2017

Artist Talk by Henna-Riikka Halonen on 21st of March at 6 pm

Henna-Riikka Halonen is currently our guest teacher at Nordic Art School. She is having a workshop about contemporary artwork and theory. Henna-Riikka graduated with MFA Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, London in 2006, and is currently doing a doctorat at Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki. She is a Visual artist and she lives and works in Helsinki. Henna-Riikka has done art projects in UK, Israel, Ireland, France, Berlin, Norway, Sweden and Finland.




Henna-Riikka will keep her artist talk on 21st of March at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!

Link to Henna-Riikka Halonen's webpage 
 
 
 


March 13, 2017

Artist talk by Annika Dahlsten on 14th of March

Annika Dahlsten is at the moment keeping an animation course at the Nordic Art School. In her own artistic work Annika focus on animation, printmaking, photo and installation. Annika is based in Turku and she has done art projects all around Finland.

Celestial Creatures, 2014, monotype, 39x 53 cm, Annika Dahlsten.


Dawn of the Day 2013, 25x35cm, Annika Dahlsten.

The Raven 2013, 30x40cm, Annika Dahlsten.


Annika will keep her artist talk on 14th of March at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!

Link to Annika Dahlsten's webpage.

February 23, 2017

Artist talk by Fredrik Lindqvist tuesday 7th of March at 6 pm

Fredrik Lindqvist was born in Kristianstad in 1968. He studied art in Umeå art academy and in the Art academy of Düsseldorf. Today he lives and works in Ingolstadt, close to München in Germany. Fredrik works mostly with wood cut, wich he prints on canvases an stitches together to colorful collages. Fredrik is a very appreciated guest teacher and he will during week 10 and 11 keep a course in experimental woodcut and printmaking at the Nordic Art School. Fredrik has exhibited in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Russia, China and England.

2007 - "Sahne" -  250 cm x 275 cm Fredrik Lindqvist

2011 - "Ohne Titel" -  200 cm x 220 cm Fredrik Lindqvist


Fredrik Lindqvist will give his artist talk on 7th of March at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!
 
Link to Fredrik Lindqvist's webpage 

February 21, 2017

Artist talk by Kati Immonen on 21st of February

Kati Immonen is at the moment keeping a aquarelle course at the Nordic Art School. Kati has graduated BA in Fine Arts from the Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences in 2011. Kati is based in Turku but she is originally from Jyväskylä. In her own artistic work Kati focus on paiting. She has done art projects in places such as Finland, Sweden, Spain and Holland. Kati has at the moment (10.2-5.3.2017) a exhibition called ''Flora'' going on at Helsinki Cotemporary gallery.


sarjasta Leikkimetsä: Sisu, watercolor 2016, Kati Immonen.



Kärpännahka, vesiväri/watercolour, 2014, 30×40 cm yksityiskokoelma/ private collection Kati Immonen


Nää on kaikki liian makeita, 39 x 31 cm, vesiväri | watercolour, 2013, Kati Immonen.
Kati will keep her artist talk on 21st of February at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!


Link to Kati Immonen's webpage.

























January 23, 2017

Artist Talk by Riku Riippa tuesday 24th of January at 6 pm

In following Artist talk you'll meet Riku Riippa. Riku lives and works in Kälviä as a sculptor. Riku is a former student from NAS and he has graduated from Academy of Art, Helsinki in 2003. He has exhibited all around Finland. 



Riku will keep his artist talk on 24th of Januray at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!

Link to Riku Riippa's webpage.

January 16, 2017

Artist talk by Maria Jokitalo on17th of Januray

Maria Jokitalo is keeping a paiting course at the Nordic Art School during week 2 and 3. In her own artistic work Maria focus on paiting and public art. Maria is based in Borlänge, Sweden and she has done art projects in places such as Sweden, Finland and Spain.


Magician, 2013, oil on canavas 80 x 110 cm


frog boy  2012, oil on canavas, 90x115 cm
Maria will keep her artist talk on 17th of Januray at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!
Link to Maria Jokitalo's webpage. 


January 10, 2017

Artist talk by Sonia Hedstrand on 10th of Januray

Sonia Hedstrand is keeping a course called ''Photo Short Story'' at Nordic Art School during week 2 and 3. In her own artistic work Sonia focus on video, photo, text and performance. Sonia is based in Stockholm and she has done art projects in places such as Japan, Nigeria, Mexico and China.

Sonia will keep her artist talk on 10th of Januray at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!



Ukiyo Diary

Link to Sonia Hedstrand's homepage.

December 12, 2016

Artist talk by Rut Karin Zettergren

In following Artist talk you'll meet Rut Karin Zettergren. Rut Karin is during week 49 & 50 keeping a course called ''Art@internet'' at the Nordic Art School. Rut has graduated MFA from The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Rut Karin is nowadays based in Stokholm and she has done art projects in Sweden, Finland, Germany, Jamaica, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Bulgaria to name a few. In her own artistic work she focus on video and performance.

Soft light on Alphabeth Inc. (performance)




Soft Light and Litsleby mannen, still image from A Home Surveillance System for Dancehall Queens, 2016.


Tanum Teleport, still image from A Home Surveillance System for Dancehall Queens, 2016
Rut Karin Zettergren will keep her Artist Talk on 13th of December at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!

Link to Rut Karin Zettergren's webpage

November 25, 2016

Artist talk by Marika Markström

In following Artist talk you'll meet Marika Markström. Marika and Beata Hemer is during week 47 & 48 keeping a course called ''Subjectivity & Space'' at the Nordic Art School.
Marika has graduated MFA from Malmö Art Academy and she also has a BFA from the Finnish Adademy of Fine Arts. Marika is nowadays based in Stokholm and she has done art projects in Sweden, Finland, Germany, New York and France. In her own artistic work she focus on installations (such as audio, video, light, sculpture and painting).
 
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Twofold nature 2014 – installation
(Un)conscious production of suffering 2014 – video sculpture, 30s loop

Marika Markström will keep her Artist Talk on 29th of November at 6 pm. Warmly welcome!
Link to Marika Markmström's webpage