Tom of Finland Foundation Artist-in-Residence Program 2022

7th January 2022, 10:54 am


We are very excited to announce this year’s artists for the Tom of Finland Residency program. For everyone who applied to the program, we always encourage every artist to reapply in the future.

James Davison (United Kingdom)

Pawel Zukowski (Poland)
Basil Twist (New York City)

Oat Montien (Thailand)

Konstantinos Menelaou (Greece)
Ton of Holland (Netherlands)

Meet James Davison, artist-in-residence

  James Davion is a Digital Artist who graduated from Central St Martins in 2006 with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. His work examines identity and human form through color and shape whilst exploring digital and analogue methodologies. Recent work includes poetry and sound creating immersive spaces with adult-themed fairytales. After working in New… View Article

Meet Paweł Żukowski, artist-in-residence

  Paweł Żukowski, artist, activist, sometimes a curator, born and raised in Warsaw, Poland. After finishing his MA in economics, he quit his career to study photography at the University of the Arts in Poznan. Professionally, he used to work in photo departments of the Polish edition of magazines such as Newsweek, Glamour, In Style… View Article

Meet Basil Twist, artist-in-residence

  A native of San Francisco, Basil Twist is a third-generation puppeteer. He is the sole American to graduate from the École Supérieure Nationale des Arts de la Marionnette in Charleville-Mezieres, France. Basil’s showmanship was spotlighted in New York by The Jim Henson International Festival of Puppetry with his award winning “The Araneidae Show.” This… View Article

Meet Oat Montien, artist-in-residence

  I was born in Bangkok’s Donmaung area in 1989. Just like other near-airport suburbs it always has brothels to accommodate lonesome travellers. My mother happened to run one; a very successful venture with more than 50 sex workers at its peak. Every last Friday of the month we would host a themed party during… View Article

Meet Konstantinos Menelaou, artist-in-residence

  Konstantinos Menelaou is a film artist with a strong professional background in art curation and creative production. In 2009 he completed his MA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martin’s College. Previous to CSM Menelaou had studied Media Arts at University of Westminster.  Menelaou’s film and video work has been shown in festivals and… View Article

Meet Ton of Holland, artist-in-residence

  Pseudonym of Ton Hoogerwerf (1956), visual artist. Graduated at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts The Hague. Art, exhibition, interior design, fashion, graphic, fabric and wallpaper designer. Curator of several exhibitions. Specialized in 2D and 3D ideas. My background and my expertise in the various fields of disciplines provide a constant cross fertilization. This… View Article

Published: 7th January 2022

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