Anna Autio
Born 1980 in Helsinki, Finland
Lives and works in Helsinki
+358 405621781


2009- Aalto University of Art and Design Helsinki, Photography, MA

2002-07 Aalto University of Art and Design Helsinki, Photography, BA

2008 Royal Academy of Art and Design,The Hague, Netherlands, Photography

2001-02 Laajasalo Institute, Helsinki, Visual Communication


2015 On The Road part 1., Tovi pop up, Helsinki

2015 Solidarity Actions: Women power in Uganda cooperatives, Lasipalatsi square, Helsinki

2014 Solidarity Actions: Women power in Uganda cooperatives, Railway Station, Helsinki

2013 Art Fair Suomi 13, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

2013 Portrait, theme exhibition by Union of Finnish Art Associations, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti

2013 Vory, group exhibition, TR1, Tampere

2013 Vory, group exhition, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

2013 Valon Houkutus, group exhibition, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti

2012 Forgotten, Maassa Taivaassa, Galleria Variantti, Jyväskylä

2011 Voyeur, Photomeetings, Gallery Clairefontaine, Luxembourg

2011 Villagers` Stories, MÄRZ Project space, Tallinn

Villagers` Stories, Railway Station Helsinki, Finland

2010 Photographs, Anna Autio and Reetta Haarajoki, Gallery-Volga, Helsinki

2008 Qui Vive?, group exhibition, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art,

MoMa Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

2007 Uutuus – Nyhet!,group exhibition Lahden Taidepanimo, Lahti

2006 Kansallismaisema-NYT, group exhibition, 00130-gallery, Helsinki

2005 Minareetin kutsu, group exhibition, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki

2004 Manifest05, group exhibition, Korjaamo-gallery, Helsinki


2019 Hukkuneet/The Drowned, Kustantamo S&S

2017 Muutos- 100 pictures for freedom of expression, Reporters Without Borders Finland

2016 I Was A Refugee, Kustantamo S&S

2014 VORY: Väritettyjä totuuksia/ Book of Lies, Musta Taide


2017 Arts Promotion Centre Finland

2017 The Committee for Public Information in Finland

2017 JOKES, The Foundation to Promote Journalistic Culture


2017 Lens Culture Portraits Award, Finalist

2017 Finnish Periodicals' Association, Best Magazine Article of the Year 2016

2017 The Best of Finnish Advertising and Design - Vuoden Huiput, Pro Bono category, Silver Award


The Union of Artist Photographers

The Union of Journalists in Finland

Student Photographers Association in Finland

artist in residence

Finnish Artists`Studio Foundation, Oaxaca, Mexico

Sfakiotes Residency Programme, Lefkada Island, Greece