Esko Juhani

Esko Juhani

Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi, Finland

About Esko Juhani

I am a neo-shamanistic artist, whose visual language stems from subconsciousness, dreamworld, spirituality, meditation and cognition. Line, color and shape form a harmonic entirety; the canvas is fully utilised. The paintings themselves are meditational objects, which are meant to be contemplated.

By delving deep into a painting, a spectator may experience flashbacks from her childhood or previous lives. The counterforces of the universe are made visible through the vigilant artist. I am is not afraid of new challenges or alteration of self-awareness through animalistic experiences or meditational state.

I work in design.

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Self-taught artist.

Courses / Workshops:

Japanese Calligraphy (by Chikako Ishiyama)
Live Model Painting (by Seppo Uuranmäki)
Printmaking workshop (by Iana Vulpe & Maria Pihl)
Serigraphy (by Iana Vulpe & Maria Pihl)
Intuitive Painting (by Anne Sarja-Kolu)
Live Model Painting (by Kristiina Lempiäinen-Trzaska)
Water Colour Painting (by Virpi Lehto)
Expressional Painting (by Virpi Lehto)
Studio Lighting (by Liisa Salonen)
Basics of Photography (by Jari Kuskelin)
Strobist workshop (by Valo Kollektiivi)
Open workshop, multiple times, 2018 (by Anne Sarja-Kolu)
Photography peer-review sessions (by Jopka ry)


Highest Degree:

University of Jyväskylä, MsC.


Kansalaisopiston kevätnäyttely 2019. Jyväskylän Pääkirjasto, 23.4.2019 - 28.4.2019 (ONGOING)
Pop Up Sales Exhibition. Forum, Jyväskylä. 20.4.2019 - 28.4.2019 (ONGOING)
Glyphs - Animate Meanings. Kansalaistoiminnankeskus Matara, 7.1.2019 - 1.2.2019
KEK. Taipaleen Vanha Kanavamuseo, Varkaus, 1.6.2018 - 31.8.2018
Kansalaisopiston kevätnäyttely 2018. Jyväskylän Pääkirjasto, 21.4.2018 - 28.4.2018
Changing collection at Galleria C4t (Online). 2018
Taidetarvike Flyktman 4.5.2018 - 30.1.2019