Laura Köönikkä is the founder and CEO of Finnish Art Agency. She is one of the leading independent figures in curating, producing, advicing and project management in Finland. Laura is a passionate art expert with desire to change the static structures of organizational culture and shaking things up.
She has been invited to curate and manage projects for various institutions such as Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo in Japan, Bildmuseet in Sweden, Korundi Art Museum in Finland and Kunsthall Grenland in Norway. She was the curator and commissioner for the Finnish Pavilion in Venice Biennale (2011). Since 2003, Köönikkä has been working in different positions, such as the artistic director of FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, chief curator at Tampere Art Museum and TR1 Kunsthalle and curator at Pori Art museum. Laura was the founder of the international art magazine FAT Finnish Art Today. She holds an MA in Art History (Jyväskylä University). She is a member of Finnish Young Artist of the Year committee and National Council for the Visual Arts in Finland 2017–18.
CEO, founder Laura Köönikkä
+358 50 533 0509
Maiju Hasko is the project coordinator at Finnish Art Agency. Maiju holds a BA from University of Turku where she is finishing her MA in Art History, Business and Management studies. Her passion is in new unforeseen commercial art projects and she is interested in developing international art consulting services. At Finnish Art Agency Maiju works with companies and artist clients together with new productions and events.
Project Coordinator Maiju Hasko
+358 44 304 1490
Marja Kosunen works as a producer at Finnish Art Agency. She holds a MA in Art History (University of Jyväskylä) with further studies in Design Management (Södertörns Högskola, Stockholm). Marja has been working in various tasks and positions in the arts for ten years. Previously she worked at Helsinki Contemporary gallery as an exhibition coordinator with focus on artist collaboration, sales and communication.
Producer Marja Kosunen
+358 40 821 0973
Ninni Vidgren works as a photographer at Finnish Art Agency. She is finishing her BA in Lahti Institute of Design. Ninni makes you comfortable in front of the camera. Lately Ninni has been focusing exploring new techniques and event photography. In the future she wants to create videos and learn more about branding and commercial photography.
Photographer Ninni Vidgren
+358 44 200 3633
Artist partners and content proposals: Marja(at)finnishartagency.com
Finnish Art Agency office
+358 50 521 2612
Finnish Art Agency
Väinämöisenkatu 23 B 36/ Lemminkäisenkuja 3
Company identity number 2570780-3
Photo:Laura Köönikkä courtesy of Tiina Eronen/Finnish Art Agency
Photo: Maiju Hasko, Marja Kosunen, Ninni Vidgren courtesy of Finnish Art Agency