“As I continue to create I find myself drawing personal images on the painting surface as well as re-evaluating hundreds of older images in order to discover which ideas have become valuable enough to use once again. Ironically, it’s my upper Michigan childhood experiences that have led me to rediscover many of those images.  Just one example is my study of fish which over many years still finds a way to surface on the canvass and has further expanded by fishing in Alaska and having a chance to witness the cycle of fish found there.

My Finnish heritage with its bright use of colors coupled with Alden Steck’s teaching while growing up have always directed me towards using vivid hues.  I have made time over the years to further my art education by visiting major art museum both at home and abroad.  Simply put what I have to say in words would best be understood by your evaluating of my life’s creative work.”

Welcome to Watia Gallery featuring the Artwork of Tarmo Watia.  If you are interested in any of the listed Artwork on this site or have any questions regarding the Artwork of Tarmo Watia, you may contact the Watia Gallery thru the contact page.  If you are interested in purchasing Tarmo’s Artwork, please include the catalog number listed below the piece so we may reference the corresponding Art.  Some content on this site may contain nudity in an artistic form which may be offensive to certain viewers.  All Artwork images on this site are copyrighted  by owner and cannot be used in any way, shape, or form without explicit written consent from owner. Thank you for visiting and enjoy.




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