A National and International Meeting Point
The University of Lapland attract several highly creditable artists a year to come work on their art, exchange skills and ideas and teach future art professionals.
The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation funds a visiting artist to pursue on his or her artistic work at the Faculty of Art and Design for three months of every semester. Most of the artists in residence also hold exhibitions at the Faculty galleries or in other exhibition spaces in Rovaniemi.
The Faculty also receives visits from numerous international art professionals.