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Hi!

I am Anna, an illustrator and an art educator from Finland.
I do drawings, illustrations, zines, graphic novels, animations and I teach about them too.

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Contact:

If You have a nice project in Your mind and want to collaborate,
or if You just want to say “Hi” write me on: anna.sailamaa@gmail.com
Looking forward to hearing from You!

Education:

2015   Masters’s degree in Printmaking / University of the Arts Helsinki
2013   Masters’s degree in Art Education / Aalto University

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Illustrations:

2019  Sankaritarinoita (kaikille) / Into (Finland)
2018  Sankaritarinoita tytöille / Into (Finland)
2015  Sarjainfo – kansikuva #169, 4/2015 (Finland)
2015  The New York Times / Sunday Review / Sept. 5, 2015

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Books:

2018   Pocket Flowers / self-published zine (Finland)
2016   Everybody is hungry / Kuš Komiksi (Lithuania)
2015   The Beehive / Asema Publishing (Finland)
2014   80/35 / self-published photobook (Finland)
2013   Pasterz / Centrala (Poland)
2013   Le Pasteur / L’Association (France)
2013   Sois sage maintenant / 5C – la Cinquième Couche (Belgium)
2011   The Shepherd / Huuda Huuda (Finland)
2011   While 1-3 / self-published zines (Finland)
2008  Be Good Now / Huuda Huuda (Finland)

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Short stories:

2019    Plant Power / Kuš! #35 by Kuš Komiksi (Latvia)
2018    Visitors / Kuš! #31 by Kuš Komiksi (Latvia)
2017    Year 1976 / 101 Comics from Finland by Zum Teufel (Finland)
2016    Haïku / Rhizome #12 by La Boîte À ‘Zines (Belgium)
2015    Hemispheres / Tempora Mutantur by Kutikuti (Finland)
2014    On Your Marks / Short Run Anthology, vol. 2
2014    Colmena / El Estado Mental (Spain)
2014    Ruche / The Journal of La Camaraderie (Belgium)
2014    Father / Comic Atlas Finnland by Reprodukt (Germany)
2013    Le Sauna public / BD Finlandaise (Finland)
2012    Last Summer / The KutiKuti Guide to Finland (Italy)
2012    New Brave World / Nobrow 7 (England)
2011    Midnight Sun / Kuš! #7 by Kuš Komiksi (Latvia)
2011   Afternoon / Eyeballing! The New Forms of Comics (Finland)
2011    The Isle / Our Little Se by Studio Panama (Finland)
2009    Common Sauna / Nordicomics (Finland)
2009    After snowfall / Kuš! #5 by Kuš Komiksi (Latvia)
2009    The Nest / Contemporary Finnish Comics by Boomfest (Russia)
2009    Common Cold / Canicola 7 (Italy)
2009    Escape / Glömp 10 by Boing Being (Finland)
2007    Mother / Glömp 9 by Boing Being (Finland)

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Selected solo and group exhibitions:

2018    Bibliotek Nordica – international artist book exhibition
2018    St. Petersburg Nordic Weeks 2018
2017    2nd Kaunas International Printmaking Biennial, Lithuania
2016    Finnish Comics Now – Embassy of Finland, Washington D.C., U.S.A
2015    Tempora Mutantur – Galleria Huuto, Helsinki
2014    Short Run Comics & Arts Festival – Seattle, U.S.A
2014    Personal Taste – Myself Gelato – Inuit Editions & Studio Fludd / Bologna, Italia
2013    Artists’ Books Exhibition – Galleria Katariina, Helsinki
2013    Kuti Kuti Exhibition – Kultures Maison, Brysseli, Belgia
2012    The World of Hyperreal, 12. Internationales Literaturfestival – Berliini, Saksa
2012    Billnäs Young Artists – Billnäsin Ruukki
2012    Päin näköä – suomalaista nykysarjakuvaa – Kiasma, Helsinki
2011    Telttaretki – suomalaista nykysarjakuvaa – Salon taidemuseo
2011    Fanzines ! – Paris, France
2011    Ramdam, raffut et grognements – Pariisin Suomi-Instituutti, Ranska
2010    Glömp X – suomalaisen nykysarjakuvan kansainvälinen kiertonäyttely
2010    Nordicomics.info – Nordic Comic Exhibition – kansainvälinen kiertonäyttely
2010    The Last Match – kansainvälinen kiertonäyttely
2010    Dollhouse – Rocketship Store, New York, U.S.A
2009    Virus – International Comic Exhibition – Fumetto, Lucerne, Sveitsi
2008    BD Finlande – suomalaisen nykysarjakuvan kansainvälinen kiertonäyttely

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