Artist of the year Aleksi Pietikäinen
Kettuki’s year of the artist was chosen by DA Minna Haveri. Aleksi Pietikäinen makes art on comfortable subjects and enjoys making art. “Aleksi Pietikäinen is a talented and versatile young artist whose work shows a constant desire for development,” Haveri describes the artist of the year. Pietikäinen works at Kaarisilla Art Studio in Lahti. The artist will be awarded a recognition prize of EUR 1,000, which will has been made possible by the title fund of Hanna-Liisa and Erkki Liikanen at Kansan Sivistysrahasto. Aleksi Pietikäinen’s production can be seen in e.g. June 3-June 19, 2022 at Gallery Arx at Hämeenlinna Verkatehdas and in August-September at Galleria Kompuuki at Salon Taitokeskus.