Juhani Tarna’s jubilee exhibition is the second exhibition on SAMK Pori Campus. The exhibition includes works from years 1989–2017, even some which have not been shown before.
Kukkonen’s work, A Portrait of a Mountain, was completed during her residence in Portugal and it is closely connected with the place, where it was made. The text below gives more details of the work and about Kukkonen as an artist.
Ilona Tala is hooked on metal and sculpturing. A bear is the king of the Finnish forests and she chose it to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence, because the bear is an important and mystical animal for the Finnish people.
The abstract, fleshy masses in Laura Pietiläinen’s works describe all churning emotions and leave room for interpretations. The fascinating work of this feature is shown in the first exhibition of SAMK’s new campus in Pori in autumn 2017.
The first exhibition in SAMK’s campus in Pori presents the most recent works of two young artists. Hanna Joronen graduated as an artist in the spring. She works in Turku now. Laura Pietiläinen is completing her last year in Kankaanpää.
“For me art is above all a state of honesty, where I can ponder and question things and encounter them before they take a verbal form. My works are always raw and revealing to me and I connect emotional experiences with sense and pondering about this connection” Linda Mattila describes.
Sculptor Heli Ryhänen's work of art Pistokas (Cutting) will decorate the entrance hall of the SAMK’s new campus in Pori. The work was selected from three award-winning works of art as a result of an art competition. SAMK made the decision based on the proposal of a jury and the comments of the students and the architect.
Hanna Joronens His highness is the monthly image of October. "I don’t usually open my work thoroughly, because I think people should create their own interpretations. I like to listen to their different ideas about my work", writes Joronen.
"Intimate and social levels are mixed in my works. It is imperative that the works make people think and create a space for experiencing something different.", writes Henri Ijäs in the series of Montly image.