Professional artists living and registered in Helsinki are qualified to apply for membership to the Helsinki Artists’ Association.
You can apply for membership once per year. The deadline for applications are at the end of April (spring) and at the end of November (autumn). New members are chosen by the Helsinki Artists` Associations board, consisting of the association`s artist members. The annual fee for membership is 60 €.
The spring 2018 deadline is 30.04.2018 at 18.00. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
The application processing fee is 25€. For the application to be valid, applicants must attach a copy of payment receipt in their application. The processing fee can be paid to the Helsinki Artists’ Associations bank account FI76 2001 1800 3801 59 (BIC: NDEAFIHH). The reference number for payments is 8 00187.
Membership applications can be made using the application form (PDF) available on this page.
The application must include a CV, portfolio (image files must be named: surname.forename_1) and list of artworks which corresponds to the image files. A single image can be a maximum of 0,5Mt, but preferably smaller.
The Helsinki Artists’ Association has switched to a fully electronic application process. Applications must be sent to The Helsinki Artists’ Society will only accept electronic applications sent to the above address.
Send your application and attachments with the headline: Jäsenhakemus 2018 – surname forename
- Filled application form
- CV max. 2 pages, PDF-file: the cv must include details of education, exhibition profile: solo exhibitions, group and joint exhibitions, as well as other merits as an artist
- Portfolio max 10 images, accepted files .jpeg / .tiff / PDF max 0,5 Mb per image. Name and number the artworks according to directions above.
- Filled list of artworks, that corresponds to image files. The list must also include the artworks medium, size and year of completion. (PDF file).
- Video Files: can be sent packed into mpeg files with a maximum size of 1 Mt. Alternatively a link to the video can be provided (eg.Vimeo, youtube ). Maximum length of video is 3 minutes and the link may not contain anything else besides the video.
NOTE that a link to your website is NOT considered an adequate portfolio. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Download Application form here PDF-file.
Download list of artworks here PDF-file.
More information: , tel. 09 627 128