Audhild Dahlstrøm was the Director of the Maaretta Jaukkuri Foundation during the founding years. She built the structure of the foundation, and led the MJF building project from planning to completion. She has long experience in developing and leading projects and organisations in the arts and cultural fields in the UK and Norway. Since graduating from Glasgow School of Art MFA in 2004, Audhild has developed a series of programmes, exhibitions, events and publications, and headed transitional stages within projects, start ups and organisations.
The vision of MJF would not be possible without the kind support of many artists including, Kari Cavén, Tony Cragg, Dorothy Cross, A K Dolven, Anne-Karin Furunes, Antony Gormley, Dan Graham, Alfredo Jaar, Anish Kapoor, Cildo Meireles, Esko Männikkö, Bjørn Nørgaard, Markus Raetz, and Gediminas Urbonas.