2D and 3D artwork on display at the 2023 Student Juried Exhibit.
On March 23, Finlandia University celebrated the arts with three events in one night, including a faculty exhibit, a cardboard fashion show and the 2023 Juried Student Exhibition.
Hosted by FinnU’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD), the juried student exhibit was attended by friends, family, faculty and staff who gathered at Finlandia’s Reflections Gallery on the second floor of the Jutila Center to view and [...]
Student Juried Art Reception, Cardboard Fashion Show, Faculty Exhibit
Join us on Thursday, March 23, to celebrate the arts at Finlandia University. Finlandia Art Night will include three events: the 2023 Faculty Exhibit, a reception and awards presentation for the Finlandia Student Juried Art Exhibit and a cardboard fashion show by Finlandia art and design students.
The 2023 Faculty Exhibit and Cardboard Fashion Show will both take place at the Finlandia University Gallery in the Finnish American Heritage Center from 7 – 8:30 [...]
The Finlandia Scholarship for Art is a new competitive art scholarship opportunity available for Fall 2023 incoming freshmen or transfer students majoring in Art Therapy or Graphic Design.
New to Finlandia for Fall 2023 (incoming freshman or transfer)
Art Therapy or Graphic Design major
2.5 GPA required
One single $2,000 scholarship, renewable for four years by maintaining a 2.5 GPA
Competitive (awarded based on portfolio review)
Portfolio reviews will occur following the spring 2023 semester and the recipient will be awarded [...]
Former ISAD adjunct will serve as Visiting Assistant Professor for 2022-23
Finlandia University is pleased to announce that Lindsey Heiden will serve as a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2022-2023 academic year. Heiden has been an adjunct instructor in FinnU’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) since 2018.
“The studio art facilities at Finlandia University are fantastic,” Heiden said. “I can’t wait to show and explore all of the possibilities that studio arts have to offer with the students. I [...]
On April 7, Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design hosted its annual reception and award ceremony for the 2022 Juried Student Exhibition. Friends, family, faculty and staff gathered at the Finlandia Reflections Gallery to view and discuss artwork submitted by students from across campus. Finlandia University Gallery Director Carrie Flaspohler presented student awards in the categories of 2D, 3D, Freshman and a Purchase Award.
Learn more about this exhibit, other exhibits and the Finlandia University Gallery in general by visiting
Due to popular demand, the 2022 ISAD Alumni Exhibit has been extended until April 19.
“The public response to this exhibit has been exceptional,” Gallery Director Carrie Flaspohler said. “I have extended the exhibit until April 19th to allow for more in-person viewing, but if you are from out of the area, please enjoy this video tour of the exhibit.”
The featured artworks in this video were created by the following alumni, in order of appearance:
Hayley Laban (’11)
John Fish (’10)
Jessica Shields (’19)
Gray Kotila (’10)
Paige Lewandowski [...]
“I’m blown away,” says Carrie Flaspohler, Gallery Director of the Finlandia University Gallery as she reflects on the bi-annual alumni exhibit that opened to the public on February 10, 2022. “The high quality and the diverse forms of artistic expression exhibited makes me so proud of the International School of Art & Design alumni. There is something for every viewer to enjoy in this year’s exhibit, including tailor-made hats, sculpture, photography, mixed media, painting, ceramics, fashion design and even [...]
The Lily I. Jutila Center was renovated and reopened in 2005 to create a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in the community. The Jutila Center aims to nurture students in their transition from college to business along with providing a collaborative, experiential learning environment between students, faculty and industry to learn and apply the best sustainable business practices. The proud home of Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design, the Jutila Center holds state-of-the-art computer labs utilized [...]