Onni Saari was a multi-talented
American painter and illustrator, born in 1920 in New
Hampshire to parents of Finnish descent.
He attended the Institute of Arts &
Sciences in New Hampshire and graduated from the School of
the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. He also
received a Bachelor of Sciences from the Maine Maritime
Academy, United States Naval Reserve.
He studied at the Academy Julian in
Paris, France, after which he moved to New York City, New
York. HE exhibited between the 1940's to the 1970's in
several East Coast galleries. He died in Hudson, New York in