Tapiola Guest Studio
Nallenpolku 1 B
Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation (FASF) started an international artist exchange programme in Tapiola Guest Studio in 1997. The residency provides time and space for artists to focus on their creative work and to get acquainted with Finnish artists and art scene.
The artists are selected to Tapiola Guest Studio either through the artist exchange programmes or by partner organisations or occasionally also through open calls.
ARTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAMME
Espoo - Quebec Exchange
The artist exchange programme offers residencies for Finnish visual artists in residency centres in Quebec, for instance in Centre Méduse, and for Canadian artists in Tapiola Guest Studio, Espoo. The exchange programme is co-organised by the Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation and Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (since 1998). In 2017, the foundation is cooperating also with AXENÉO7. The residencies are organised annually, the working period is in general for four months. For Finnish artists, the next call for entries for the residency in Quebec in Sep-Dec 2017, will be announced in autumn 2016.
Espoo - Tokyo Exchange
Foundation is renewing its residency activities and will start a cooperation with Youkobo Art Space in Japan in 2017.
OPEN RESIDENCY PROGRAMME
Foundation announces also open calls occasionally.
APPLY FOR THE TAPIOLA GUEST STUDIO!
Application period for residencies in 2017 (Jan-April and August) ends on 15th September. Read more on the call for entries and on the application procedure »
The Tapiola studio building was built in 1955 for Finnish visual artists. It was designed by professor, architect Aulis Blomstedt. The single-storey row-house type wood building houses four working spaces of 83 m2 (with living balcony) and six 100 m2 live-in-studios. There is also a sauna in the building.
The studio building is located in Tapiola in Espoo, 8 kms away from the centre of Helsinki. It lies in a park-like setting just beside the sea.
Tapiola is called 'the garden city' because it was designed for the natural landscape and human dimensions in terms designed.
One studio, 83 m2 in total, with a living balcony of 15 m2. Fully equipped for visual artist. The studio is in private use of the resident artist, but it is suitable also for an artist couple or two artists. There's a wireless internet connection in the studio.
Guest artists in Tapiola
Current guest artist »
From Quebec (exchange with Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec):
Jacynthe Carrier, 17.9.-31.12.2014
Georges Audet 1.9.-31.12.2013
Annie Conceicao-Rivet, 1.9.-31.12.2012
Virginie Laganière, 1.9.-31.12.2011
Jean-Yves Vigneau, 1.9.-31.12.2010
Emmanuelle Léonard, 1.9.-31.12.2009
Diane Morin, 1.9.-31.12.2008
Claudette Lemay, 1.9.-31.12.2007
Ana Rewakowicz, 1.9.-31.12.2006
Carl Trahan, 1.9.-31.12.2005
Stephanie Morissette, 1.9.-31.12.2004
Louis-Pierre Bougie, 1.9.-31.12.2003
Jean Pierre Aubé, 1.9.-31.12.2002
Sylvie Cotton, 1.9.-31.12.2001
Karen Trask, 1.10.2000-31.1.2001
Annie Thiboult, 1.9.-31.12.1999
Paskal Dufauf & Chantal Neveu, 1.9.-31.12.1998
From Switzerland and Germany (previous exchange with iaab/Atelier Mondial):
Stefan Hösl & Andrea Mihaljevic, 4.2.-31.7.2014
Uta Pütz, 10.1.-30.6.2013
Anna Scholer, 1.1.-30.6.2012
Oliver Minder, 1.1.-15.7.2011
Bianca Dugaro, 1.1.-30.6.2010
Christian Schuler, 1.1.-30.6.2009
Antoanetta Marinov, 1.1.-30.6.2008
Maja Rieder, 1.1.-30.6.2007
Ralph Bürgin, 1.1.-30.6.2006
Samy Kramer, 1.1.-30.6.2005
Jeannette Mehr, 1.1.-30.6.2004
Maya Bringolf, 1.1.-30.6.2003
Monika Rechsteiner, 1.1.-30.6.2002
Susanne Schär & Peter Spillman, 1.2.-14.8.2001
Francoise Caraco, 1.-30.6.2000
Esther Hunziger, 1.1.-30.6.1999
Monica Studer & Christoph van den Berg, 1.3.-31.8.1998
Christine Camenisch, 1.9.-31.12. 1997
Louise Noguchi, Canada, 1.6.-14.7.2016
Thea Jentjens, The Netherlands, 1.-30.4.2016
Lachlan Herd, Australia, 1.-31.3.2016
Devon Bate, Canada, 3.8.-27.8.2015
CKÖ, Switzerland, 3.5.-23.6.2015
Nicole Prutsch, Austria, 1.-30.4.2015
Janne Nabb & Maria Teeri, Finland, 15.1.-18.3.2015
Ange Taggart, UK, 2.-31.8.2014
Ruben Gutierrez and Jaoquín Segura, Mexico, 1.-25.8.2013
Platon Petrov, Russia, 14.-31.7.2013
Kacper Ziemianin, Poland/UK, 1.-31.8.2012
Ryoko Adachi, Japan, 2.8.-30.8.2011
Ralf Brück, Germany, 1.7.-8.8.2010
Hironari Kubota, Japan, 1.7.-31.8.2009
Marton Romvary, Hungary, 1.-31.7.2008
Emmanuelle Aussedat, France, 9.7.-3.8.2007
Magnus Logi Kristinsson, Iceland, 1.-31.8.2006
Anna Krzystek, UK, 1.-31.7.2006
Midori Mitamura, Japan, 1.7.-31.8.2005
Brian Curling, USA, 1.7.-31.8.2004
Sonja Krohn, Norway, 1.7.-31.8.2003
Steve Tynan, UK, 1.-31.8.2002
Minna Hakala, UK, 1.-31.7.2002
TransHeart -project, 1.7.-30.9.2000
The Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation is a member of the worlwide network of artist residencies - Res Artis.