Tuija Peltomaa

Tuija Peltomaa

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Artistic and research interests

MA from the University of Helsinki in 1996. Major in art history. Secondary subjects aesthetics and philosphy. Has been working as a teacher, lecturer, writer and as a specialist in art, design and antiques in the media as well as the art market. Has twenty years of experience of evaluating art, design and antiques and is now exploring the question of value and its underlying mechanisms

Interested in transnational art, global art histories, contemporary art, and the effects of art collecting and cultural tourism on global contemporary art. Working on the queston of migration and diaspora, due to earlier research of the ceramic artist Michael Schilkin and the marine painter Oscar Kleineh. What it takes from an emigrant or a refugee to be able to pursue and obtain status as an artist in a new homeland and foreign culture?

External positions

Vice-Chairman, Albert Edelfelt Foundation

11 Aug 2016 → …

Specialist, advisor, Antiikki & Design Magazine, Fokus Media

2013 → …

Assisting advisor, The Fortum Art Foundation

2006 → …


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