Kuukauden kuva Ottilia Roos Identiteetti grafiikanvedos
12.8.2019 | Arts

Monthly image: Identity by Ottilia Roos

– I am interested in graphic arts because of their technicality and versatility. The boundless opportunities of the art form keep on amazing me. I don’t mind feeling like a little scientist when playing with the different techniques of graphic arts. At the moment I am enjoying picturing topics related to medicine, writes Ottilia Roos, who graduated as a visual artist from SAMK in June 2019.
Kuukauden kuvassa Jukka Nokua: Osa Magnados-sarjaa
6.6.2019 | Arts

Monthly image: A part of series Magnados by Jukka Nokua

My works of art are abstract paintings and their idea is to express nothing. Painting nothingness often raises the question that if I paint nothingness why not leave the entire painting empty, writes Jukka Nokua, who graduated from SAMK with a Bachelor´s degree in Culture and Arts in summer 2018.
SAMK kuukauden kuva Einari Hyvösen maalaus the best song ever
5.6.2019 | Arts

Monthly image The Best Song Ever by Einari Hyvönen

With the themes of my art I participate in social debate on current issues, and the importance of the internet and digitalization as an essential part of our everyday life. The humour in my works is depicted by laughing through the tears, a bit like Face with Tears of Joy emoji added to Oxford English Dictionary.
SAMK kuukauden kuva Anni Hurmila: Etäisyyksiä, Distances
19.2.2019 | Arts

Monthly image: Distances by Anni Hurmila

– Traditional painting is the most important working method for me. However, I want to expand the presentation of my paintings from the traditional to reflecting on what a painting can be and how it can position itself in a space. Lately my paintings have positioned themselves as installations for example on the floor, writes Anni Hurmila who has graduated from SAMK as a visual artist.
Dino Vapaavuori: Your dad just calls me Katya, 2018, spray, akryyli, maalitussit ja glitter kankaalle, 176 cm x 134 cm
28.1.2019 | Arts

Monthly image: Your dad just calls me Katya by Dino Vapaavuori

– I´m inspired by social media and pop culture phenomena, Dino Vapaavuori writes in our Monthly image series. Nowadays he mostly uses Instagram to present his art, instead of a gallery. – It´s cool that my art is honestly available for everyone to see and even to buy, if you wish to.
SAMK kuvataide MiikkaVettenranta Tyhjapaat Detail
13.11.2018 | Arts

Monthly image: Empty Heads by Miikka Vettenranta

– I feel I’ve succeeded when my work provokes feelings and emotions, positive or negative. Indifference is the worst kind of criticism, says stone artisan and artist Miikka Vettenranta. His love for stone and his interest in combining different materials can be seen in his works of art.
SAMK Liisa Lehtimaki Heat 1
27.9.2018 | Arts

Monthly image: Heat by Liisa Lehtimäki

My aim is to arouse the viewer´s interest by the connection between the stag and the hind. The connection is a journey to a primitive world. The sculpture will last the lifetime of an elk, writes artist Liisa Lehtimäki about her work