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Tarmo Watia, American artist.


Watia, Tarmo was born on May 11, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.


Bachelor of Science inDesign, University of Michigan, 1960;Master of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, 1962.


Professor, Minot (North Dakota) State College, 1964;professor, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1965;professor, Southern Oregon College, Ashland, 1965-1969;professor, Boise (Idaho) State University, 1969-1986;artist, Boise, Idaho., since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • One-man exhibitions include Raven Gallery, Detroit, American Automobile Association Gallery, Detroit, Rackham Galleries, Ann Arbor, Michigan, White Chapel Gallery, Bozeman, Rogue Valley Art Association, Medford, Oregon. Exhibited in numerous group shows including The Art Studio Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, University Oregon Art Museum, Eugene, American Relief Prints, Pittsburgh, Image Gallery, Portland, Oregon, Redwood Show, Eureka, California. Selected juried exhibitions at Art Museum Show, Coos Bay, Oregon, Rock Springs (Wyoming) National Art Exhibit, 5th Annual National Art Exhibition Soumi College, Hancock, Michigan, 15th Annual Watercolor Exhibition Wayne State University, Detroit, Graphics 71 National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Silver City, New Mexico, among others.


Son of Oiva and Mildred (Saari) W. Divorced; 1 child, Talvi Oiva.

Oiva Watia

Mildred (Saari) Watia

Talvi Oiva Watia