Katja Tukiainen was educated at the University of Helsinki for Art and Design and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. She creates site-specific stories in various art forms such as comics, paintings and animations. The series are characterized by personal, expressive drawings and a warm colour scale. The artist does not avoid sad and melancholy themes. Several of Tukiainen’s longer works are autobiographical and tell, among other things, about changes in life when you have children, about trips and about aid work that she has experience with. Katja Tukiainen’s series have been published in notable books both in the home country and around the world.