photo by Anita Hunor & Mária Palušová
About the artist:
Nadja Andersson is a Finnish artist and illustrator currently based at Listhus Art Residency in Olafsfjördur. Nadja was born and raised in Helsinki but moved to England at the age of 19 to study Fine Art at the University of Creative Arts (UCA) in Canterbury. Since graduating she has lived and worked in Scotland, Norway and Greece. Nadja currently works as a freelance illustrator parallelly to her independent art practice. She recently wrote her first “own” illustrated children’s book which was published in Helsinki 2017.
During her time in Olafsfjördur she is working on illustrating a new book, as well as preparing for her coming solo exhibition in Helsinki February 2019. Nadja also currently works as project artist for the European Union funded science project ClimeFish (more information at www.climefish.eu).
More about Nadja: www.nadjaandersson.com