Turku Printmakers Association is a regional artist organization the aim of which is to promote graphic art and to bring printmaking to public attention. There are more than 100 members in the association. Turku Printmakers is a member of The Union of Finnish Art Associations which is the umbrella organisation for art associations in Finland.

Gallery Joella is an art gallery maintained by Turku Printmakers’ Association, and is situated by the river Aura. Every year about 13 exhibitions representing various fields of visual arts take place in the gallery. Within the gallery there is also a print shop with a large selection of works of the members.

Turku Printmakers also maintains a printmaking studio which is situated in Taiteen talo in Turku.  The studio is aimed for the association’s member artists and also other persons mastering graphic methods. The association organizes annual courses on various graphic techniques in the studio.


Chair of the Board
Hanna Varis

Vice chair
Jone Mutka

Members of the board
Minna Maija Lappalainen
Tiina Vainio
Anu Halmesmaa
Jone Mutka
Sanna Hovarth
Taru Salonen

Debuty members of the board
Petra Kallio
Laura Tahvanainen

Secretary of the board
Kirsi Suokas