• Northern AiR – a unique artist residence network in northern Finland

    We represent Res Artis, the largest international network of artist residencies.

    Northern AiR is a cornerstone of the Kripa-project. The project promoters are the municipality of Ii, the city of Raahe and the Kuusamo College association. The Kripa-project (2020-2022) is  a part of the Rural Development Programme for Mainland Finland, funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.


Residence Locations

  • Ii
  • Kuusamo
  • Raahe
  • Kärsämäki
  • Hailuoto
  • Oulu

We are the Nordic represent of Res Artis, the largest international network of artist residencies.

Res Artis Organisation


Hybridize My Festival/Residence? Conference in Oulu 22 April

Welcome to the Hybridize your Festival/Residence?Conference at the Oulu Lapland Hotel on 22 April 2022, 10.00–15.00 (Finnish time UTC +2) The past years have been challenging and many of us are worn out by Teams, Zoom and virtual webinars. Meetings...

Kuusamo ARK welcomes applications!

The new residence centre Kuusamo ARK welcomes applications: https://www.kuusamo-ark.fi/en The newly established residence at Kuusamo College is a central part of the Kripa-project. A variety of residency programs available, residency visits (1-3 months) applicable through a continuous open call.