Sinikka Salmi

Basic information

b. 1953, Harjavalta
Visual Artist, Painter
Residence: Turku

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Artist’s Statement

I´m a painter. I use oils. My colorism is bright and I aim to reach quite powerful expression.
I also paint portraits. I study human face and it´s fascinating mystery.
I paint also portraits by a client´s order.
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Current information

SCAN Magazine Artist of the Month Finlandia, September 2018


Sinikka Salmi was born in Harjavalta , West of Finland in 1953. She studied at The University of Art and Design in Helsinki 1974-75 and Turku Arts Academy 1975-79. She has hold exhibitions from 1982 and been working as a teacher, too. She has got several grants and her works are in various collections: Turku City, Kotka City, Loviisa City, Hamina City and others.

Sinikka also paints and draws portraits using oils, pencil and watercolours.