Mikaela Lostedt, MA, co-directs the Gallery, is head of the curating team, runs the Gallery’s international projects and is responsible for administration. Mikaela has been with the Gallery since it opened in 2008, having previously worked at eg. Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Turku. She has a background in art history and museum studies, graduating with a master’s thesis on public art collecting. In her free time, Mikaela goes horseback riding and enjoys films and literature.
Katja Räisänen, MA, co-directs the Gallery, and is in charge of the Gallery’s sales and corporate collaborations. She is a visual arts professional with over 17 years of experience in art business – commercial galleries and freelance consulting – as well as in art education. Katja is fascinated by the challenge of guiding people to explore art and is inspired by the diversity of creative fields. In her free time, Katja loves exploring new places near and far and relaxes by spending time in nature.
Producer, communications & sales
Inna Schwanck’s, MA, main responsibilities at the Gallery involve communications. She is an Art History graduate and has previously worked in communications and production in the field of contemporary dance. Inna is passionate about writing and is interested in cross-disciplinarity. In her spare time, Inna relaxes with yoga and loves to travel and meet new people.
Producer, exhibitions & sales
Noora Tuominen, BA, coordinates the gallery’s exhibition production. Her background is in marketing and sales in the design and fashion industry. She is inspired by being around passionate people and when the ‘impossible becomes possible’. Noora is an animal lover who enjoys the outdoors and adventures.
The curating group consists of
Mikaela Lostedt (Director, Curator)
Mika Hannula (Curator)