Jarmo Karjalainen (pron. YAR-moh KAHR-yah-lie-nehn) is an artist and a designer born in Finland and his career spans over two continents and three decades.
Mr. Karjalainen was accepted to the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland (the youngest artist to be accepted to study there), where he studied archival painting methods and practiced drawing in classical academic training. He later moved West and earned a Diploma and the Fifth Year Certificate in Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston, and received a BFA from Tufts University.
Mr. Karjalainen has received several awards and grants for his paintings, including the George Sugarman Foundation Award. He has exhibited at Dacia Gallery in New York City and in other international and national venues including the Salmagundi Club Gallery and the National Arts Club Gallery in New York, NY.
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