Artist Professors

Particularly distinguished artists may be awarded ten-year grants and the right to use the title of Artist Professor. Some Artist Professor grants are awarded for five year periods.

Previously, artist professors were appointed for five-year terms by the Arts Council of Finland, the predecessor of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland. At any one time there could be up to 10 artist professors, who represent particularly gifted and creative artists. In 2010 Parliament took the decision to replace the positions of artist professors with artist grants. This change was implemented gradually as the current terms came to an end. Recipients of 10-year grants may still use the title of Artist Professor.

Artist Professor Grants

Architecture

Juha Ilonen, Architect
1.1.2014–31.12.2023

Sari Nieminen, Architect
1.1.2014–31.12.2023

Cinema

Pekko Pesonen, Screenwriter
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Aleksi Salmenperä, Director
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Dance

Joona Halonen,  Dance Artist
1.1.2019–31.12.2023

Katri Soini, Dance Artist
1.1.2019–31.12.2023

Design

Aino Favén, Textile Designer
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Pekka Harni, Architect
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Literature

Jyrki Kiiskinen, Author
1.1.2019–31.12.2023

Sari Peltoniemi, Author
1.1.2019–31.12.2023

Tarja Roinila, Translator
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Saila Susiluoto, Author
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Music

Magnus Lindberg, Composer
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Elina Mustonen, Cembalo Artist
1.1.2017–31.12.2021

Timo Alakotila, Musician
1.1.2012–31.12.2016

Eero Hämeenniemi, Composer
1.1.2012–31.12.2016

Kari Kriikku, Musician
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Jukka Linkola, Composer
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Photographic Art

Ilkka Halso, Photographer
1.1.2020–31.12.2024

Maija Tammi, Photographer
1.1.2020–31.12.2024

Theatre

Atro Kahiluoto, Director
1.1.2015–31.12.2024

Mikko Roiha, Theatre Director
1.1.2015–31.12.2024

Visual arts

Pekka Jylhä, Sculptor
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Kaarina Kaikkonen, Visual Artist
1.1.2012–31.12.2021

Viimeksi muokattu: 15.01.2020

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