Zetterberg Gallery is pleased to announce that Aurora Reinhard is one of the five nominees for the Ars Fennica Award 2019, an award granted by the Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation (est. 1990).
The award is presented to a visual artist in recognition of distinctive artistic work of high merit and includes a monetary prize of 40,000 euros.
The candidates will have a group exhibition at Amos Rex, Helsinki from June 19–Sept 8, 2019 and the winner will be announced in September 2019.
The nominees have been selected by the Award Panel, comprising chair Leena Niemistö, MD, and members; Jussi Kivi, visual artist, Kai Kartio, director of Amos Rex, and Leevi Haapala, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. The winner will be selected by an international art expert appointed by the Panel. During the exhibition visitors can vote for their favourite artist.
The other candidates are: Petri Ala-Maunus (FI), Miriam Bäckström (SE), Ragnar Kjartansson (IS) and Egill Sæbjörnsson (IS).
Read more about the candidates and the award at www.arsfennica.fi