The exhibitions of Galleria Aarni are elected annually through an open call. Call for 2021 exhibitions is closed, next call is for 2022 in March-April.
Our gallery contains 150 square meters of exhibition space. It can be divided into two or three sections with movable walls. Indirect natural light shines into the space beautifully. The walls are white and the floor is grey tile. Height of the room is approximately 5 meters and the walls are 3 meters. The gallery is lit with spotlights. Getting the room fully dark is challenging.
-Both movable and permanent walls are 3000mm of height
-There are windows on one of the walls
-The wall next to the entrance is made of glass
-There are two pillars in the gallery room
-There are movable walls for partitioning the gallery space
HOW TO APPLY
Send your applications as one pdf-file. Maximum file size is 8MB. Name the file after your own name.
A free-form pdf-application must contain the following information:
1. A concise, written plan of your exhibition
2. Five photos of your works with appropriate information. If the work is video/performance, include a link, eg. Vimeo
4. Wishes regarding space: do you need the whole room or is half or one third enough?
5. Wishes regarding timing: when would you like to have your exhibition?
Example: You are applying for one third of the gallery space. In this case the exhibition board will choose two other artists to have their private exhibitions to accompany yours.
Example: You are applying for an exhibition as a group. In this case the group application will be handled by one contact person who sends a shared, concise application as one pdf-file.
Our new gallery space offers a wide range of possibilities. We wish for a diverse group of applications. If you have ideas for additional program to accompany your exhibition, please let us know.
Service fees for exhibitions in 2021 are as follows:
Whole gallery space 2000 €
1/2 gallery space 1000 €
1/3 gallery space 700 €
The service fee includes the premises and their upkeep, marketing and press releases, supervision of the exhibition and selling of artworks, customer service and tours. We collect a provision of 30 % from all sold works. We are working towards lowering our fees.
Galleria Aarni has customer friendly opening hours centered on evenings, Tuesday to Friday 12-20 and Saturday to Sunday 12-16. Staff with expertise is always present.
For more information:
Exhibition coordinator Seela Petra, seela.petra(at)espoonkuvataiteilijat.fi
or you can call us +358 50 3228855.
For more photos and a floor plan, click here.
And you’re always welcome to visit us!