Ulla Aatinen (FI)
The Finnish artist Ulla Aatinen graduated from Saimaa university of applied sciences, Imatra in 2012 with a Bachelor of art/visual art, having graphics as her main subject. She now lives in the countryside and has her own printmaking studio in Middle Finland where she mostly works with plywood and like to print many wet layers. She creates works inspired by the everyday life, meetings with people, her dreams or things that she reads, hear or see. Aatinen often uses symbols and writing in her art and implements humour and empathy when she expresses sad and depressive topics.