Frame awards € 200 000 in grants for the internationalisation of visual art

In the year’s second round of grant applications in August, Frame Visual Art Finland granted € 200 000 for international exhibitions, publications and travel for experts and to seminars. There were a total of 180 applications in the round that ended in August. A total of € 200 150 was awarded in grants to 87 applications. All in all, applications were made for approximately € 730 000 in grants.

The grant decisions are made by the Board of Directors of the Frame Foundation. The grant decisions are presented to the Board of Directors by the Foundation’s Grant Committee, whose members are, Curator Mikko Oranen, Professor, artist Tarja Pitkänen-Walter, artist Jorma Puranen, Chief Curator Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger and Curator Tomas Träskman. The Chair of the Board is Raija Koli, Director of Frame.

The grant recipients are listed in English on Frame’s website’s page for Awarded grants.

Frame’s grant procedure is based on the annual state subsidies received by the foundation from the Ministry of Education and Culture. The next application period starts on March 2014 provided that the Ministry of Education and Culture gives Frame funding for the grants. Grants are awarded to projects that promote the internationalisation of Finnish visual art.