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Joyce Koskenmaki Elegy for my Dog, Crayon on paper 28” x 28”
January 10, 2017

Joyce Koskenmaki’s Retrospective opens January 19

EXHIBIT DATES: JANUARY 19 – FEBRUARY 18, 2017

Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday, January 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m. with the artist talk beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Finlandia University Gallery presents Joyce Koskenmaki: Retrospective, an exhibit of paintings, drawings, and mixed media work spanning Koskenmaki’s lifetime career in the arts.  Koskenmaki’s work will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from January 19 to February 18, 2017.

An opening reception at the gallery will [...]

December 19, 2016

Finlandia announces $20,000 art and design scholarship competition

Thanks to the generous support of David and Elsa Brule, Finlandia University is proud to announce a three-year commitment totaling $120,000 in art and design scholarships.

Finlandia University art students painting outside on the shores of the Portage Lake Canal on Finlandia’s campus in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.

“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the university for years,” said Denise Vandeville, dean of Finlandia’s International School of Art and Design. “We’re very grateful for [...]

Art Scholarship Discussed on Finlandia Fridays
December 16, 2016

Brule Art Scholarship announced on Finlandia Fridays

Today on the Finlandia Fridays we have some big news!

Finlandia University announces six $20,000 scholarships for students interested in studying art and design. These art scholarships are made available because of the generous support Finlandia University has received from Elsa and David Brule. To help make this announcement, this week’s guest is Denise Vandeville. Vandeville is the Dean of FinnU’s International School of Art & Design.

“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the [...]

October 28, 2016

Jessie Fleury’s Traces to open Nov. 3 at Reflection Gallery

Upper Peninsula artist Jessie Fleury will be exhibiting Traces at the Reflection Gallery at Finlandia University beginning with an opening reception on Thursday, November 3 at 11:30 a.m.

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“Self-reflection is the act of calmly organizing one’s thoughts, free of the social constraints of everyday life,” Fleury says in her artist statement. “However, insecurities and buried anxieties often creep into these sacred moments and call into question ideas and beliefs which were once [...]

October 3, 2016

ISAD alum Paige Emily to be featured at K.C. Bonkers

International School of Art & Design alum Paige Emily will be the featured artist on Friday, October 7 at K.C. Bonkers in Hancock. The art show opening will be at 7 p.m., and feature the class of 2016 graduate’s latest paintings.

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In addition to earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Finlandia University, Paige Emily is the Assistant Librarian at Finlandia University’s Maki Library. She is an artist who concentrates [...]

April 7, 2016

Young Women’s Caucus Soup and Silent Art Auction

Saturday, November 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jutila Center Auditorium room 323

Join us for a variety of classic, vegan and vegetarian soups while the Young Women’s Caucus for Art raises funds for their bi-annual excursion to New York and the Women’s Caucus for Art conference.  Besides live music provided by John Bowen, there will be a silent auction of art provided by International School of Art and Design students and community artists.  In addition [...]

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