JVU - THE ART OF JUHA VUORMA |
dark art, comix,underground metal...and the nature of reality.
AN OUTSIDER ARTIST INSIGHT
Juha Vuorma is an underground artist from northern Finland. A painter, an illustrator and a comix artist.
His art has been widely published on album covers by a wide variety of underground metal bands worldwide: about 100 published covers for bands or labels in more than 20 countries.
He has done art for bands such as Autopsy, Whiplash, Usurper, Edge of Sanity, Kalmah, In the Woods, Unholy, Denial of God, Sabbat etc.
Besides album cover art his works have been exhibited in galleries, he has illustrated a 22-card left hand path Tarot deck, created the artworks for
Ghoultown's Drink with the Living Dead motion art video,
is one of the original illustrators of
Mortiis: Secrets of My Kingdom book, and has released several comic books.
His comics have been published in Finland and USA. His newspaper strip
(Blue Hood) is published regularly.
I'm interested in commissions based on themes similar to past works found on this website.
All art and comics © J. Vuorma.
INFO / INTERVIEWS / FEATURES:
I'm one of the artists featured in "Arte Arcana" book (Heavy Music Artwork, UK). Hardback book, approx 240 pages.
A large list of great artists featured: Bahrull Marta, Daniele Valeriani, Björn Gooßes, Christophe Szpajdel etc. Presell now open for a spring release:
> Darkadya 2 book feature (Darkadya Books, USA 2016)
> Encyclopaedia Metallum
> Nousu.net artist profile
[4/4] FIN, Nov 2015
> Zero Tolerance Magazine artist profile
(Zero Tolerance Magazine, UK, issue 054, August 2013).
> HeavyMusicArtwork.com Interview
> Rock Tribune feature article
(Rock Tribune Magazine, BEL, issue 117, July/August 2012).
> comic review
(Kaleva, FIN, 2.2.2010).
> Inferno magazine feature article
(Inferno Magazine , FIN,issue 40, September 2006).
By Chronicles of Chaos (Chaotic Canvas of Creation - CoC gathers the insight of metal graphic artists) 2002
By Scott Crinklaw, USA. (Originally published in THE ZODIAC CHRONICLE webzine 1999).