Loviisa Artists' Studio




International artists in residency project 1995–2021

The city of Loviisa is located by the sea, only 90 km east of Helsinki. Founded in 1745, on the grounds of the Degerby cavalry estate. Loviisa is today well known for its fortress history as well as for its old wooden houses, shipping, marina and for example Jean Sibelius. The Loviisa Artists’ Studio is the oldest all field of artists in residence program in Finland and it was originally established of the organized by the local professional artists in 1994, from which it has been part of the international cultural activities of the city. Near 150 artists, writers and composers have worked at Loviisa Artists' Studio since Jaunyary 1995.

The activity of the Loviisa Artists' Studio will end on 31.12.2021