Jyväskylä artists Hannu Castrén, Jaakko Jäppinen and Tiina Osara, along with visiting Spanish artist Fernando García showed new work for the opening Äkkigalleria exhibition. This group of artists presented work inspired by the theme of “the word- use of letters in art”. All artwork was specifically created for this debutant gallery show. The Grand Opening of Äkkigalleria took place on Thursday the 24th of September 2009 from 5 - 7pm. The show was open to the public from Thursday the 24th until Sunday the 27th of September 2009 from 1 - 6pm.