Toni R. Toivonen
Galerie Forsblom (founded 1977) aims to bring internationally established artists to Finland and to present emerging and established Nordic artists to national and international audiences. The gallery hosts up to three exhibitions simultaneously, bringing the the total number of exhibitions presented by the gallery up to 20 per year. The artist roster nowadays includes established Finnish artists like Marianna Uutinen, Kim Simonsson, Heikki Marila and emerging Finnish talents like Emma Helle, Tuukka Tammisaari, Toni R. Toivonen and Jussi Goman. The gallery has a ten year history with mid-career international artists like Spanish Secundino Hernández and Danish Adam Saks. American art holds a major role in the gallery program; artists like Peter Halley, Tony Oursler and Jacob Hashimoto have had several gallery exhibitions in Helsinki and Stockholm over the years.