Awards 1991-

2015 Mika Taanila
2014 Tellervo Kalleinen & Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen
2013 Jeppe Hein
2011 Anssi Kasitonni
2010 Charles Sandison
2009 Jussi Kivi
2008 Mark Raidpere
2007 Markus Kåhre
2006 Ilkka Juhani Takalo-Eskola (Ars Fennica for Lifetime Achievement)
2005 Roi Vaara
2004 Kimmo Schroderus
2003 Anu TuominenHarry Kivijärvi  (Ars Fennica for Lifetime Achievement)
2002 Heli Rekula
2001 Heli Hiltunen
2000 Hreinn Fridfinnsson
1999 Markus Copper
1998 Peter Frie
1997 Pauno Pohjolainen
1996 Silja Rantanen, Juho Karjalainen (Ars Fennica Grant)
1995 In 1995 the Henna and Pertti Niemistö Art Foundation was the main sponsor of the international ARS 95 HELSINKI exhibition.
1994 Olegs Tillbergs, Jari Kylli (Young Artist Award)
1993 Per Kirkeby
1992 Johan Scott
1991 Maaria Wirkkala