Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of North Karelia is an expert body of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland responsible for the region of North Karelia.
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 North Karelia 2013—2014
Tuire Hindikka, theatre director, Joensuu
Janne Hyytiäinen, actor, director, Joensuu
Otto Korhonen, lecturer in piano, Joensuu
Jukka Niskanen, designer, Joensuu
Marja Saurin, architect, Joensuu
Marjo Säkkinen, cultural assistant, Nurmes
Arja Valkonen-Goldblatt, visual artist, Joensuu
Katariina Vähäkallio, lecturer, dancer-choreographer, Outokumpu
Tuomas Lius, author, Liperi