Sixty - Now
The 60th Anniversary Exhibition of the Hyvinkää Artists' Association
Main Hall ja Kaapo Gallery, 21 September – 28 November 2018
In April 2018, the Hyvinkää Artists' Association celebrated its 60th anniversary. To mark this milestone, the association will hold an exhibition that showcases contemporary art from local artists. In addition to works of art by current members, the exhibition will feature works by the founding members and members who have passed away during the past ten years.
Hyvinkää is well known as a city of art. It has attracted professional artists, from painters to sculptors. From the outset, the promotion of the status of artists, discussion on arts and cultural policies have been at the heart of the Hyvinkää Artists' Association's activities. Currently, the association has 58 members and it runs an art gallery and art rental service.
The artists featured in the exhibition are Katja Antonoff, Eija Degerstedt, Marja Eerola, Tapani Eneberg, Riitta Förström, Joel Gripenberg, Tuula Honkanen-Laine, Armas Hursti, Ahti Isomäki, Hannu Kauppi, Rauni Koivisto, Pirkko Kolehmainen, Olavi Lakanen, Salla Lehtinen, Hannu Lindholm, Merja Lähteenaho, Juha Länsiluoto, Maarit Malin-Pötry, Helvi Mustonen, Reijo Puranen, Yrjö Raaska, Anna Rauhala, Terho Sakki, Arvo Seppänen, Anneli Sipiläinen, Olavi Suomela, Hannu Tampio, Anniina Vainionpää, Tiina Valkeapää, Eino Vesalainen, Ismo Virtanen, Pekka Walliander.
Curated by the artist Katariina Salmijärvi, the exhibition is arranged in collaboration between the Hyvinkää Art Museum and the Hyvinkää Artists' Association.
2 January 2017 – 31 December 2018
Yrjö Saarinen's paintings and drawnings from Karin and Eric Sonck's collection
Helene Schjerfbeck room (which exhibits the artist's paintings, photos of her models in Hyvinkää)