Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of North Savo is an expert body of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland responsible for the region of North 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 North Savo 2013—2014
Paavo Räbinä, visual artist, Kuopio
Tiina Haring, photographer, Kuopio
Juha Koponen, visual artist, lecturer in visual arts, Lapinlahti
Antti Lahti, theatre director, dancer, Kuopio
Kirsi Pehkonen, assistant lecturer, author, Kuopio
Elina Sillanpää, design teacher, textile artist, Kuopio
Pekka Vapaavuori, DMus, Kuopio
Pertti Vehreävesa, architect, Kuopio
Seija Vuorimaa, library-cultural assistant, Rautalampi