Maria Huhmarniemi, M.A. (art and design)

maria.huhmarniemi(at)ulapland.fi

Purpose-oriented Art – Environmental and Community Art supporting Well-being and Regional Development in Lapland

The University of Lapland is committed to an active role in regional development on the Barents Region. In my doctoral thesis I will investigate how department of art education in University promote regional development and the well-being of provincial areas trough environmental art and community-based art education. Research is based on action research. I plan, tutor and evaluate projects and workshops created together with partners in provincialareas.