Niina Villanueva

Niina Villanueva works with painting and ceramics. In 2022, Villanueva was awarded the William Thuring Prize by the Finnish Art Association. Her works are included in The HUS Art Collection, the Finnish National Gallery, and the Saastamoinen Foundation’s collection at the Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA). They have been displayed at Gallery Snow Berlin, the Young Artists exhibition at Kunsthalle Helsinki, Glasshouse Helsinki, and Heinola Art Museum. She graduated in 2023 with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of the Arts Helsinki. In 2024, she will be working at an artist residency in Mazzano Romano, Italy, as well as creating a new series of artworks to be presented at Lokal Gallery’s White Wall in 2024 and in a solo exhibition at Turku Kunsthalle in 2025.