• 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


Kuusamo ARK – commissions artist and international guests at Kuusamo Nature Photo

The Kuusamo ARK residence and the international tourism and cultural centre Karhuntassu are commissioning an artist-in-residence to design a light installation for the new Karhuntassu centre. Applications accepted until 9 Sept: https://www.kuusamonaturephoto.fi/en David Popa is originally from New York and...

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...