Kettuki – Equal Art & Studio Network & Promotion of Interests
Kettuki is Finland’s nationwide studio network for artists from outside the mainstream art world. Kettuki association was founded in 2002. The association consist of artists, art experts, professionals and over 20 organizations in the field of art, culture and social services. Kettuki is the founder and coordinator of NOA Nordic Outsider Art network. Kettuki’s main goal is equality in art. Kettuki network aims to improve opportunities for people in need of additional support to study and practice art in both professional and recreational contexts.
Defends the rights of artists from outside the mainstream art world
Supports professionals in ethically sustainable art activities
Increases the diversity of art and culture
Maintains a Finnish national network of art studios
Arranges yearly network seminars
Organizes art exhibitions and art projects
Nominates the Kettuki Artist of the Year annually
Provides information on projects and activities in the field
Maintains Kettuki Art Collection
Maintains a register of Finnish artists, works and art studios from outside the mainstream artworld.
e.g. Equality in Art – good questions and best practices. Minna Haveri and Päivi Lilja. Kettuki 2022. ISBN 978-952-69999-3-7 (pdf). ISBN 978-952-69999-2-0 (softcover)
Runs Atelier K in Hämeenlinna
Kettuki’s office and premises are located at Partnershiphouse (Kumppanuustalo), in the centre of the city of Hämeenlinna, Finland.
Executive director Sirpa Taulu: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel.: +358 44 0405 107