Born in Espoo, Finland 1984 | Lives and works in Porvoo, Finland.
Nevalainen was selected Finland’s Young Artist of the Year 2016 and has recently finished his first two extensive solo exhibitions in relation to the award at Tampere Art Museum and Aboa vetus & Ars Nova Museum. Both exhibitions featured his latest paintings, a selection of his earlier major painted works and a wide array of drawings from throughout his career.
Nevalainen graduated as a painter from the Kankaanpää Art School in 2008. In addition to one-man shows in Finland and Japan, he has also taken part in numerous group exhibitions. Nevalainen’s work is included in several collections in Finland, including the Finnish State Art Deposit Collection, the Finnish Art Society, and the Helsinki Art Museum and Pori Art Museum.
Galerie Forsblom has been representing Reima Nevalainen since 2011.