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For Artists

Galleria Ratamo organizes exhibitions for both printmaking and photography based work. Printmaking exhibitions can be applied for from the Jyväskylä Art Museum and photography exhibitions can be applied for from the Centre for Creative Photography.

The main exhibition space

The smaller exhibition space

The Galleria Ratamo floor plan

Submissions for Printmaking Exhibitions


The Jyväskylä Art Museum organizes five to six exhibitions per year. Each exhibition is programmed for 3 ½ weeks. The application deadline for exhibitions in 2018 is May, 31 2017. The decisions will be made till the end of June.

The exhibition application should be sent by email and it should include following information:

•an exhibition project description and the proposed exhibition dates,
•a portfolio of works, min. 5 works and a link to your website if possible,
•curriculum vitae,
•information about possible earlier stages of the exhibition.

Please send the application to ratamo(at)jkl.fi

Submissions for Photography Exhibitions

The Centre for Creative Photography organizes five to six exhibitions each year at the Galleria Ratamo. Each exhibition is programmed for three and a half weeks. The deadline for applications is at the end of April.

For each exhibition, the Centre for Creative Photography charges 500 e rent for the whole gallery or big room 350 e, small room 250 e. The rent covers the cost of printing and mailing exhibition invitations and press releases which are also sent to the regional and national media. In addition, the Centre for Creative Photography organizes an exhibition opening with refreshments. The Centre for Creative Photography insures the artwork during the exhibition and its transportation within Finland.

The exhibition application should include following information:

•an exhibition project description, the amount and size of the works (if possible) and the proposed exhibition dates,
•a portfolio of works, min. 5 works and a link to your website if possible,
•curriculum vitae,
•information about possible earlier stages of the exhibition.

Please send your exhibition application either by email to info(a)luovake.fi or to the following address:

Galleria Ratamo / Centre for Creative Photography
Veturitallinkatu 6
40100 Jyväskylä
Finland

Please write "exhibition application" on the envelope

Applications and support material will be returned upon request only.

Galleria Ratamo, Veturitallinkatu 6, Jyväskylä
avoinna ti-su klo 11-18, ma suljettu
- vapaa pääsy -
Galleria Ratamo, Veturitallinkatu 6, Jyväskylä, Finland
open Tue-Sun 11am-6pm
- free entrance -

Please notice. Our exhibition webpages are mainly in Finnish.


Näyttely nyt / Exhibition Now

Tulevat näyttelyt / Upcoming Exhibitions

  • 11.1.–4.2.
    Keski-Suomen valokuvataiteen 13. aluenäyttely
  • 8.2.–4.3.
    Emma Lappalainen: Typographus…
  • 8.3.–1.4.
    Toûa Toûa: A Year without Water
  • 5.4.–29.4.
    Pierre Brunet
  • 3.5.–27.5.
    Jari Haanperä
    Anna Kuokkanen: Odotustila, turvapaikan hakijan arki Suomessa
  • 31.5.–24.6.
    Simo Peteri: Paikalliset
    Markus Lampinen

Copyright © Jyväskylä Art Museum 2017
Copyright © The Centre for Creative Photography 2017

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