Academy of Fine Arts’ publications

We publish literature on teaching and research about fine arts.

Publication series

The University of the Arts Helsinki’s Academy of Fine Arts publishes works in two series, Writings from the Academy of Fine Arts [Kirjoituksia Kuvataideakatemiasta (ISSN 2242-0142)] and Art Theoretical Writings from the Academy of Fine Arts [Taideteoreettisia kirjoituksia Kuvataideakatemiasta (ISSN 2343-1008)]. We also publish doctoral theses in fine arts.

Sales and availability

The latest works from the Academy of Fine Arts are available on the Unigrafia online store. Most Academy of Fine Arts books and doctoral theses are also published online on an open-access basis.


The following discounts are available:

  • 20%: graduates and current students and staff at the Academy of Fine Arts and University of the Arts Helsinki, members of the Friends of the Academy of Fine Arts Society, higher education institutes and art schools in Finland, members of various artist organisations in Finland
  • 20%: retailers in Finland
  • 10%: higher education institutes outside Finland

The discounts are available on purchases from the web shop by using the discount codes:
20 % ARTS20 and 10 % ARTS 10.

Wholesale services Please contact for discounts, inquiries about the availability of older publications, and orders from wholesale book suppliers and retailers.