Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of Varsinais-Suomi is one of Taike’s regional expert bodies and is responsible for the region of Varsinais-Suomi.
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 Varsinais-Suomi. It also awards the annual Varsinais-Suomi 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 Varsinais-Suomi 2021-22
Arts Council of Varsinais-Suomi 2019–20
Marja Susi, Puppet Theatre Artist, Turku
Leena Kela, Performance Artist, Mynämäki
Tove Appelgren, Author, Turku
Mika Lietzén, Comics Artist, Turku
Eero Merimaa, Visual Artist, Turku
Markus Rantanen, Musician, Laitila
Iida Rauma, Author, Turku
Visa Suonpää, Visual Artist, Turku
Satu Tuittila, Dance Artist, Raisio