The Finnish Watercolour Society
The Society aims to raise the level and appreciation of watercolour in Finland and to gather together artists and patrons of watercolour. The Society's main areas of activities are in promoting initiatives for the advancement of watercolour, organizing exhibitions, painting courses and other art education, handling public relations, publishing activities as well as building international contacts for the promotion of watercolour.
The Finnish Watercolour Society, FWS was established in the autumn of 1998. In January 2007 the membership numbers are close to 600.
Mrs Raili Aaltio, Professor Lauri Ahlgrén, Mrs Marjatta Hanhijoki, Professor Olavi Hurmerinta, Ambassador Antti Lassila, Professor Tuomas Mäntynen, Mr Osmo Nissinen, Architect Aarne Nuortila, Mrs Raija Pilhjerta, Professor Jorma Wartiovaara, Ms Senja Vellonen, Mr Osmo Visuri and Gallerist, Mr Pekka Wäinölä.
Professor Nàndor Mikola, 1911 - 2006
Mr Carl Wargh
Professor Lauri Ahlgrén
Professor Arne Isacsson, Sweden, 1917 - 2010
Professor Tuomas Mäntynen
Mr Osmo Visuri
Union of Finnish Art Associations (SKjL)
Nordiska Akvarellsällskapet (NAS)
European Confederation of Watercolour Societies (ECWS)
Great watercolour paint event 10.7.2013
More information: www.maalaustapahtuma.fi