Signed by the artist. 
27" x  35"
About the artist:
Sami Suomalainen was born in Tuupovaara, Finland. He won his first art competition at age four, the prize awarded by Fazer Company. After completing his art education in Helsinki, Finland, Sami came to Canada. Ever since then, he has been working full time as a freelance artist. 

His work includes commissions for portraits, landscapes, and book illustrations. He has illustrated numerous books for children that are sold worldwide in all major languages including Chinese.

The artist's style is impressionistic and several mediums are employed ranging from pen and ink to oils, watercolours and acrylics.

Documentary films about the artist have been made by the Finnish National Television and Radio Association in Helsinki, Rogers Cable Television in co-operation with the Canadian Multicultural Program in Toronto, and the National Broadcasting of Finland. Sami's paintings are in numerous important collections in North America, Europe, and Scandinavia, including the Canadian Art Archives. from