Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of South Savo is an expert body of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland responsible for the region of South Savo.
The arts council makes decisions regarding the awarding grants and awards for artists, artist groups and organisations within its own area of responsibility on the basis of peer reviews. In addition, it provides expert advice and participates in the strategy work of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
The members of the arts council are appointed by the Central Arts Council for two-year terms.
Arts Council of South Savo 2013—2014
Chieko Okabe-Silvasti, singing teacher, opera singer, Savonlinna
Marjo Eskonen, lecturer, MA, Savonlinna
Fanny Gurevitsch, dance instructor, lecturer, Mikkeli
Pirkko Heikkinen, LPh, Mikkeli
Sami van Ingen, visual artist, DA, Savonlinna
Juhani Joensuu, playwright, director, Pieksämäki
Antti Mustonen, architect SAFA, Savonlinna
Pauliina Rundgren, designer, Mikkeli
Hannu Salmenkivi, university lecturer, pianist, Savonlinna