Sylvia javén (b. 1988) is a Swedish-speaking artist often working with the landscape in various materials. She has studied art at Novia in Uusikarlepyy, Gothenburg University in Sweden and at Aalto University in Helsinki. She has exhibited in various countries in Europe and is currently based on an island in Helsinki.
"In my paintings, I try to capture the very essence of a place by peeling away layers until all that remains is form and color. Landscapes exist on both emotional and geographical levels and I am interested in the overlapping of these layers."