The Artists’ Association of Finland is a reliable partner with expertise in cultural policy decision-making. The Association also promotes the interests of its members in other policy areas, such as employment, entrepreneurship and social and health matters.

Our work is based on the board policy objectives, which are published every four years. Our key objectives for the 2019–2023 period are:

1. Increasing funding for visual art to parallel that in other art forms
2. Permanently raising funding for art and culture to a minimum of one percent of the government budget
3. Raising the level of working grants for artists and increasing their number
4. Increasing the number of artist pensions
5. Consolidating the system of exhibition payment
6. Strengthening the percent for art principle
7. Developing the spectrum of artists’ livelihood
8. Developing the system of intermediaries in visual art