Regional Arts Council - Ostrobothnia
Regional Arts Council
The Arts Council of Ostrobothnia is one of Taike’s regional expert bodies and is responsible for the region of Ostrobothnia.
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 Ostrobothnia. It also awards the annual Ostrobothnia 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 Ostrobothnia 2019–20
Hannah Kaihovirta, Visual Artist, Researcher, Vaasa
Liisu Aurasmaa, Actress, Seinäjoki
Jari Eklund, Photographer, Tunkkari
Teemu Hirvilammi, Architect, Seinäjoki
Anni Järvelä, Musician, Kaustinen
Niina Kiprianoff, Musician, Kauhajoki
Jimmy Pulli, Visual Artist, Vaasa
Dennis Rundt, Author, Kristiinankaupunki
Ulla Lassila, Special Advisor
Raija Backman, Planning Officer