Hanna Kanto

Hanna Kanto: Tornedaling, acrylic and oil on canvas, 200 x 150 cm, 2024

Hanna Kanto (b. 1981) is a Finnish visual artist known for her distinctive style that often explores themes of nature, mythology, and rural life. Her artwork typically features vibrant colors and a narrative approach, blending traditional Finnish influences with contemporary techniques. Kanto’s work often draws from the natural landscapes and cultural heritage of Lapland, where she has roots.

Educated in Finland, Kanto has participated in numerous exhibitions both domestically and internationally, building a reputation for her engaging and thought-provoking art. Her works are appreciated for their ability to communicate complex cultural stories and relationships with nature, often highlighting the tensions between modern life and traditional ways.