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Juhani Palmu is internationally one of the best-known modern Finnish artists.
On January 17 2015, Juhani Palmu received an Honorary Doctorate Title. You can find the video of the official ceremony here.
His versatile work is presented not only in Finland but also in many galleries in Europe and the USA.
The backbone of Juhani Palmu’s art is the Finno-Ugric folk tradition, refined in recent years by the artist’s experience of life and the influence of different cultures to deal with human relations in a changing world.
Juhani Palmu is one of the most renowned contemporary artists in Finland.
His production can be appreciated in his own country as well as in 24 more countries in Europe, the United States and Japan.
One of his main Galleries is in Alahärmä, 55 kms away from Seinäjoki, Finland.
In this gallery visitors can be delighted with Juhani Palmu’s long carrier paintings, different thematic.
The painting message is mainly related to Finn-Ugrian popular traditions; the pictures vary from landscapes, women figures, to Old Testament representations.
Landscapes have remained a worthwhile theme throughout his career.
His paintings describe the power of nature in its seasonal colors, shapes and patterns.
Palmu's basic images are simple; Finnish vernacular buildings, the quality of the northern light, ancient symbols, the landscape itself and its inhabitants.
His paintings communicate the feeling of environments that have been lived in and the land that has been worked.