Shot / Paint by Ville Juurikkala & Rauli Mård Feb 2 - Feb 23, New York, Thursday, 02. February 2017

Shot / Paint by Ville Juurikkala & Rauli Mård

Portrait Photography by Juurikkala
Coloring on the photos by Mård

Every piece unique!

OPENING RECEPTION - Thurs, February 2nd, 8-10PM

CLOSING RECEPTION - Thurs, February 23rd, 6-8PM

Meet the Artists!
Complimentary food & refreshments
+ Special live painting performance! - Works will be completed LIVE in the gallery!

About the artists:

Ville Akseli Juurikkala is an international rock photographer from Finland. He has done one photo sessions with hundreds of artists, for example Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), Greg Hetson (Bad Religion). He has worked as a full time house photographer for artists like Kat von D, Good Charlotte, Apocalyptica, HIM, Nightwish, and Hanoi Rocks.
Entertainment business have been into Juurikkala’s work for over 15 years and lately even the serious art circles have put their eyes on his photos and even the art museums have started buying his pieces for their collections. Vantaa Art Museum in Finland bought 5 of his pieces this year (Bad Religion, HIM, The 69 Eyes).
Ville has had many exhibitions in Helsinki, New York, and San Diego.
At his most recent shooting in New York he was doing a portrait of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the "Farewell Celebration for His Excellency". In the same event Steven Tyler got "The 2016 Humanitarian Award" and Mr. Tyler also got portraited by Ville Juurikkala.

Rauli Mård (1958) is an awarded artist from Finland. This highly productive painter has been working as professional artist since 1988 doing over 500 portraits, large frescoes, still life, paintings about aircrafts and motorcycles. Collaborated with artists: James Hetfield (Metallica), Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), Steve Vai and many others.
Speciality: likes to work in front of live audience

Thursday, 02. February 2017, New York, Shot / Paint by Ville Juurikkala & Rauli Mård Feb 2 - Feb 23

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