Japan Print Association Executive Committee and Japan Print Association will present an international prints exposition, "Prints Tokyo 2012" for our 80th anniversary of the foundation of the association.

Jyrki MARKKANEN Finland

" The Planet "

Polymer / aquatint
62.5 cm × 84 cm

石山直司 / Naoji ISHIYAMA


Jyrki Markkanen is a friend from the craft centre in Jyväskylä. He derives inspiration by randomly combining his own photographs. He is also an excellent draughtsman and through his aesthetic creates his own world.


Born in 1956

2010 5th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro 2010, Portugal
2007 2nd International Triennale of Graphic Art, Oldenburg, Germany

2004 2. Prize, 3. Graphic Triennial in Holbaek, Denmark
2002 Prize of Print Art, Lilla Europa, Sweden
2002 Diploma, International Print Biennial in Kaliningrad, Russia