idea for the exhibition was born out of the art students’ desire to
bring forth their own expertise and line of study in their own school,
the city of Tornio, and the entire Finland.
The goal of the exhibition
is to increase the visibility of the art degree in the Lapland
University of Applied Sciences. The goal of the exhibition is also to
unify and introduce all the art students from different classes to each
The students have poured their creativity into their
exhibition pieces freely without limits. The sources of inspiration have
been things important to the students themselves.
The Latin words ARS
and VER mean art and spring. “ARS”, art, conveys a positive cultural and
visual message, while “VER”, spring, represents the fresh sprouts of
art students growing in Tornio.
In the exhibition artworks
will be presented by students from first grade to fourth. Adult
students are also attending. The goal of the students’ is to form this
springtime joint exhibition a yearly tradition.
The exhibition will be open in
the lobby of the Minerva building (Kauppakatu 58, Tornio) of the Lapland
University of Applied Sciences from 5 to 29 May. In addition to Tornio the
exhibition can also be explored in a digital art gallery at
“We are coming now, bursting from
the corners, growing out of norms and pushing up through the soil. We
are here. ARS IN AETERNUM! ART FOREVER!”
Miia Katri Susanna