Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


  • Students are able to combine artistic goals, thinking and practice in their own work.
  • Students develop further competence in various art techniques.
  • Students learn to plan and conceptualize their artistic work.
  • Students will form a vision of how artworks produce meanings in different contexts and in interaction with the recipient.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 09.01.2023 - 13.02.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Sini Vihma, Sakari Tervo

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):


Group 1:
Sini Vihma
Kristina Sedlerova-Villanen

Group 2:
Jukka Lehtinen
Sakari Tervo

Teacher in charge:
Sini Vihma
+358 50 421 0991

Learning services:
Workshop master: Pauliina Parjanen, 050-470 9277

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The central focus in Studio B is to increase the student's understanding of their own artistic actions and the consequences of their choices. The keyword of the course is "You". The course emphasizes discussion and interaction with peers, as well as making and thinking about art. Personal artistic viewpoints and conceptual ways of thinking are deepened, through longer assignments that emphasize choices informed by an awareness of the communicative role of art.

  • applies in this implementation

    Please, see daily schedules in MyCourses, follow also Announcements in MyCourses and your -email.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exercises on perception and experience, that include critical reflection on both. Assignments given by the teacher. Supervised task-based working and an independent assignment. Critiques, and discussions. Exercises using varying techniques (individual and group working). Assessment criteria. Student's personal development, active participation in class, and the ability to absorb and benefit from the instruction.

  • applies in this implementation

    The course evaluation follows grading scale 0-5.

    Course completion requires at least 80% attendance and completion of assigned work given by the teachers by a specific deadline.

    The evaluation is based on personal development, active participation in individual - and group work as well as active participation in critiques and joint discussions.

    Students are requested to notify the teachers of their own group (or if the teacher is unavailable, the teacher-in-charge) via e-mail, of any absence due to illness or another serious reason.

    If you are sick, follow the instructions in MyCourses for making the assignment of the actual day and submitting it in MyCourses.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    48 h contact teaching and 33 h independent work

  • applies in this implementation

    48 h contact teaching: According to daily schedule in MyCourses, includes hands on working, instructions, discussions, critiques.

    33 h independent work: Preparations and implementation of independent assignment, instructed in MyCourses. Preparations include going through online texts and videos. Possible preparations also for weekly assignments.


Study Material
  • applies in this implementation

    Materials for contact teaching days are provided by school. Students use their own materials for the independent assignment.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III
    2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,

    Students for whom the course is compulsory for their major/programme and who have scheduled it for the current academic year in their personal study plan (HOPS) are prioritized.

    Minimum amount of participants: 10. Maximum amount of participants: 42.

  • applies in this implementation

    The class start 9.15. The times lunch breaks will be decided daily together with the teachers.