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Radio Gallery: Sirpa Särkijärvi

Sirpa Särkijärvi

The Joseph Nease Gallery welcomes a Finnish painter to Duluth this week. Opening on Friday, March 22 is Transcription by Sirpa Särkijärvi.  Her active and fluid style brings her large scale figurative paintings to life.  Driven by human connections to nature and the complexities of the human experience in this stressful modern world, her insights carry great expression.

"I try to focus on emotions....like relationshsips, gender issues, or society and what are our norms equality and human rights...I am like an observer, like a mirror, and I make reflection of things I experience, and see and what I feel."

Traveling from Turku, Finland, Särkijärvi will be in attendance for the opening reception this Friday. 

What: Sirpa Särkijärvi's Transcription Opening Reception

When: Friday, March 22, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Joseph Nease Gallery, 23 W 1st Street, Duluth, MN

Sirpa Särkijärvi opening at Joseph Nease Gallery

Opening Reception Facebook Event

Former Program Director, Maija Jenson teaches journalism in the Department of Communication at UMD and was a part of KUMD 2008-2019. She hosted a weekly arts program "Radio Gallery." She shares a lifetime of public radio listening, degrees in journalism and art and 20 years of public radio experience with KFAI, WHA, WSUM and KUMD.
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