Ambassador of the Week: Mika Toronen

Meet Mika Toronen, this week’s top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador!

” Light of winter,
Streetview from Helsinki”

Born 1968 in Tampere, Finland, Mika Torone studied at the Julian Ashton Art School, in Sydney, Australia.

He has had paintings exhibited in Australia, China, Finland, Italy, Lithuania, Russia, The Republic of Belarus, Serbia and Sweden.

:Cliff Landscape from Finnish archipelago”

His works are in a number of collections: Nordic Watercolor Museum (Sweden), Helsinki university, HAM, City of Helsinki, -Turku, -Heinola, Nordea Bank, OP-Bank and many other public and private collections in all over the world

He has organized and taught watercolor workshops throughout Europe and is a member of the Finnish Painters Union and many local art societies in Finland.

“Still Life”

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PleinAir Magazine and American Watercolor Weekly Editor-in-Chief With more than 20 years experience in art publishing, Kelly Kane has served previously as Editor-in-Chief of Watercolor Artist magazine and Content Director for The Artist’s Magazine, Drawing, Acrylic Artist, and Pastel Journal. She has interviewed many of the preeminent artists of our time and written numerous articles about painting, drawing, art education and art history. She is now the Editor-in-Chief of PleinAir Magazine and the American Watercolor Weekly newsletter. Click here to send her an email.


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