PUBLIC ART ADVISORY SERVICES
Association of Finnish Sculptors advises with public art and its’ acquisition, materials, techniques, contracts and curatorial matters whilst taking into consideration the different fields of sculpture. Areas covered range from portraits and funerary sculptures to large public artworks.
Via Isot veistokset -acquisition services it is possible to rent or purchase already existing works of art. Advise is given to recipients, buyers and Association members.
THE NEW SCHEMA FOR TEMPORARY PUBLIC ART
Isot veistokset -rental and acquisition services brings a new approach developed by the Association of Finnish Sculptures to the methods of acquiring public art. It is targeted to public services as well as companies, organizations, event organizers and private operators, who will rent or buy our members’ large-scale sculptures. Service enables fast art acquisitions for the needs of companies, different events and festivals as well as cities and municipalities’ anniversaries for example. Clients can choose from the vast range of artworks by professional sculptors.
Service has been developed with Ministry of Education and Culture’s subsidie OKM välittäjäportaan kehittämisavustus in 2020.
SCULPTURE EXPANDED – MOVING LABORATORY OF PUBLIC ART -EXHIBITION PILOT
Exhibition project Sculpture Expanded – Moving Laboratory of Public Art by the Association of Finnish Sculptors showcased a new model for organizing exhibitions in the public urban surrounding. During the exhibition the same works changed locations from the city center’s lookouts to residential areas of Helsinki’s suburbs.
The exhibition publication Sculpture Expanded 17.5. –15.9.2019, Liikkuva julkisen taiteen laboratorio Helsingissä, toim. Moona Tikka, Tiina Veräjänkorva, Parus Verus, 2019, ISBN 978–952–7245–10–1, 142 s.
Find the publication from Gallery Sculptor, Eteläranta 12, Helsinki or order it via email firstname.lastname@example.org Price 20 € + postage fees.
THE SCULPTORS’ HOME PAGES
The Association of Finnish Sculptors is a nationwide organization for professional sculptors. Most of its over 460 members have created public art.
Explore more via the member registry of the Association of Finnish Sculptors, where you can find links to the home pages of the member artists. Find out more here.
Until 2016 The executive director of the Association of Finnish Sculptors served as the
competition ombudsman of the Artists’ Association of Finland. The Association has a competition archive which includes the art competitions organized according to the competition rules of the Artists’ Association of Finland up until 2016.
The competition archive of the Association of Finnish Sculptors is available for researchers. Please book an appointment in order to access the archive.
PROFESSIONAL AND ADVISORY SERVICES CONTACT DETAILS
Association of Finnish Sculptors
Eteläranta 12, 00130 Helsinki
+358 (0)50 360 1182
Artists’ Association of Finland competition ombudsman
Since the summer of 2016 Artists’ Association of Finland’s competition ombudsman is the Artists’ Association of Finland’s lawyer. Kilpailuasiamies Aura Lehtonen advises with questions regarding competitions, portofolios, contracts and copyright issues.
PUBLIC ART – LINKS
Julkinentaide.fi website provides an overview of the models for commissioning, funding and carrying out public art projects in Finland.
The Artists’ Association of Finland
Artists’ Association of Finland is an advocate and expert organisation for visual arts. We represent over 3 000 professional artists working in Finland. Guidance and support on working as an artist and professional development: information about various topics, such as social security, taxation, contracts, organizing work and selling artworks.
Taike, Public Art Advisory Services
Association of the Finnnish Architects – SAFA
The following only in Finnish:
Public Art in Tampere Julkinen taide Tampereella