Field of Art: Painter, Fine Arts
Virva Hinnemo was born in Helsinki, Finland, in 1976. Growing up she spent her time between Stockholm, Sweden, Viinijärvi, Finland and Moscow, Russia. She studied at The Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and in 1996 got her certificate of painting from The Nyckelvisks School of Art in Stockholm. She received her BFA in painting from Parsons School of Design in 2000.
Hinnemo has shown her work in New York, Miami, Boston, Provincetown and Stockholm. She has been reviewed in The New York Times, Time Out New York, The New Yorker, and The New York Sun. She has made illustrations for a number of books and magazines. She is currently living and working in Springs, Long Island.
Photo by Morgan McGivern