KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre

KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre works to improve the position of visual artists in northern Finland and creates international connections in the field of art.

KulttuuriKauppila runs an international artist residency, produces the Art Ii Biennale and Valto Pernu Photo Marathon and provides studios for local artists. The centre aims to improve artists’ skills, belongs to international art networks and

produces an international arteducation programme for schools of Ii. KulttuuriKauppila participates in cultural policy on a practical level and believes that creativity is a key to wellbeing on both the individual and collective levels.

 

International residency

KulttuuriKauppila artists' residencies make international art available for the Ii village community. The residency program offers to artists not only networks but also space and peace to carry out their creative work.

Environmental Art Park

Come and acquaint yourself with Ii Environmental Art Park – a recreational area popular among locals and travellers alike, located in the heart of the village on a scenic river bank.