Suomen väriyhdistys, the Finnish Colour Association, was founded at the University of Art of Design Helsinki on the 24th September 2002. FCA is a member of the International Colour Association AIC.

The purpose of the association is to maintain collaboration and exchange of ideas between professionals in the field of colour, to further colour research and education and to promote good use of colour. The association organises courses, symposia, conferences and excursions to colourful places as well as collaborating with other colour organisations in Finland and abroad. Through its internet site the association disseminates information about current Finnish and foreign colour events and publications about colour. The main language of the association is Finnish.

The association welcomes as members all persons whose involvement in colour is of a professional nature. Also students and corporate members, such as registered associations and companies, are welcome to join.

For more information about the association and membership application please write to

Executive Committee 2018–19


Ms Saara Pyykkö

Members of the EC

Mr Harald Arnkil, vice-president

Ms Kristiina Nyrhinen, secretary

Ms Ilona Huolman, treasurer

Ms Sini Vihma

Deputy members of the EC

Ms Tarja Ervasti

Ms Mirjam Martevo