Why Not - Finnish American Art Glass Exhibition


Fulbright art grant recipient Jonathan Capps (USA) has been living and working in Nuutajärvi Glass Village for almost a year. Jonathan Capps and Nuutajärvi Gallery Co-op have worked together in producing the 2019 summer exhibition in Nuutajärvi. 26 Finnish glass artists are taking part to this exhibition. Each artist has a connection to Nuutajärvi and has collaborated with Capps somehow during the year, for example producing their artwork or planning how to exhibit it.

Artists are: Jonathan Capps, Henni Eliala, Alma Jantunen, Marika Kinnunen, Otto Koivuranta, Teemu Kylvö, Kaappo Lähdesmäki, Camilla Moberg, Jonas Paajanen, Anu Penttinen, Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen, Heikki Punkari, Paula Pääkkönen, Johannes Rantasalo, Kimmo Reinikka, Helmi Remes, Gina Salaris, Jenni Salminen, Markku Salo, Johanna Smith, Jenni Sorsa, Lea Swantz, Kirsti Taiviola, Antti Torstensson, Milla Vaahtera, Aada Vainio and Heikki Viinikainen.

Why Not – Finnish American Art Glass Exhibition in Nuutajärvi Glass Village is open daily from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm from May 31th to September 1st 2019. Free Entry.

More information and contact:

Nuutajärvi Gallery co-op, NuGO Shop

Instagram: nuutajarvi_summer_exhibition


lasigalleria [at] gmail.com

+358 44 039 6511

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