Aura Inari Jylhä-Vuorio

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b. 1931, Helsinki
Visual Artist, Painter, Other
Residence: HÄMEENLINNA

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Artist’s Statement

Aura Jylhä-Vuorios America-series is a tribute to the curageous emigrants, who embarked on their long journey over the ocean in search of better future.

Paintings of the series are mainly based on the poems of artists father Heikki Jylhä and his collection Book Of Steps (WSOY 1936).

Heikki Jylhä was born and lived his early childhood in an immigrantfamily in United States Boston