Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of North Savo is one of Taike’s regional expert bodies and is responsible for the region of North Savo.
The arts council makes decisions regarding the awarding of Taike’s regional grants and grants for children’s culture to artists in the region of North Savo. It also awards the annual North Savo Art Prize. In addition, as an expert body of Taike, it participates in strategy work and provides expert opinions.
The members and chair of the arts council are appointed by the Central Arts Council for two-year terms. Members of other state and regional arts councils, as well as outside experts, may also participate in the peer reviews of grant applications.
Arts Council of North Savo 2019–20
Matti Kaarlejärvi, Narrator, Kuopio
Taina Kontio, Media Artist, Kuopio
Leena Mäki-Patola, Ceramic Artist, Varkaus
Juha-Pekka Pohjalainen, MA, Jännevirta
Virpi Rautsiala-Savolainen, Actress, Kuopio
Eeri Pihlajakari, Dance Teacher, Kuopio
Tuomas Untamala, Cello Teacher, Kuopio
Hanna Susitaival, Special Advisor
Tuija Kivilinna, Planning OfficerLast modified: 05.07.2019