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ANNA–KAARINA GREUS

 

Born 2nd Feb 1987, Oulu, Finland

Photo Artist and Unit Still Photographer 

Living & working in Helsinki, Finland

Candidate member of the Finnish Association of Photographic Artists

EDUCATION

Self-taught photographer, since 2007

Bachelor of Media (Cinematography & Editing) 

Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, 2012

Matriculation Examination 

Award: Religious Education 

Pateniemi Highschool, 2006



AWARDS 

 

2021

Honourable Mention 

Picture: Valley of Fairy’s Lanterns 

Category: Art of Nature 

Kuusamo Nature Photo XXVI

 

2021

10th place

Category: Northern Ostrobothnia 

Picture: Treasure of Iso-Kraaseli

Kuusamo Nature Photo XXVI

2020

Representing Finland on finalists’ category:
Nature (Wildlife / Landscape) 

Picture: Cosmos

World Photographic Cup 


2019

Gold Medal 

Picture: Cosmos

Category: Nature (Wildlife / Landscape) 

Finnish Photo Awards 
 

 

1994

Talent of the Year 1994 

Art & Drawing 

Asema Elementary School 

 

PHOTO SERIES

2021 / 2022 

Light-Emitting Dreams 

LED 

Photo / Light installations  

Collaboration with Timo Remes 

On display 

  • Teijon Masuuni, Salo: Fall 2022

  • Ränni-galleria, Oulu: March 2022 

2019

Cosmic Radiance

Kosmista valoa 

10 photographic prints on Viscom (for outdoors) 

2018

Dream Garden 

Unitarha 

12 photographic prints on glass 

 

GRANTS  

2021 

Purpose: ’Light-Emitting Dreams’ -exhibition costs

Granting Agency: Finnfoto – Finnish Photography Associations

EXHIBITIONS 

 

Upcoming Exhibition 

Fall 2022

Light-Emitting Dreams

Anna K Greus & Timo Remes

photo / light installations 

Teijon Masuuni, Salo 

(old iron works village) 

tourist info here!

 

Solo Exhibitions

2022 

Light-Emitting Dreams

Ränni-galleria 

Kulttuuribingo 

Oulu 

2020  

Dream Garden 

The Gallery of the Pyhäjoki Library 

Pyhäjoki 

 

2019

Cosmic Radiance  

Oikokatu Photos 

via open call

outdoor exhibition

The Centre of Creative Photography 

Jyväskylä 

Dream Garden 
The Centre of Borderline Knowledge

Helsinki

Dream Garden 

Fotocentrum Raseborg

Karjaa 

 

2018

Dream Garden 

(my first exhibition)

Pictures of the Month 

via open call 
Northern Photographic Centre 

Oulu 

Group Shows
 

2021 

International exhibition: 

Kaarisilta Biennale Goes Green 2021 

via open call

Curator: Photo artist Ilkka Halso

Kaarisilta Art & Activity Center 

Ersta Mansion 

Villähde / Lahti 

Nature Photo 2021 Award Winning Images

Kuusamo Nature Photo Festival XXVI 

Kuusamo Hall 

Kuusamo

2019

Finnish Photo Awards Goes World Photographic Cup 

Winning photos of FPA (forming the National Team for WPC 2020)

Rajala Pro Shop Gallery

Helsinki

Exhibitions Abroad

2019

Impressions of A Butterfly in The Dream Garden 

Double Exhibition, with Tiina Mäki

Studio Jala Konst & Hantwerk

Haparanda, Sweden

I’m open for some nice ideas! Contact me! 


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS 
 

2019 

Piece: Soul Flight

Alternative title: Merbirds 

1st edition

From series: Dream Garden

Fotocentrum Raseborg 

Karjaa, Finland 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

2011–2012 

Photojournalist 

Pohjolan Sanomat 

Kemi, Finland

SINCE 2011

Portrait photography

Documentary wedding photography

SINCE 2013

Unit Stills Photographer in Television Productions

Production Companies / TV Channels: 

Warner Bros. International Television Production Finland

Ten Production House 

Eyeworks Finland 

Rabbit Films

ITV Finland

Nelonen

MTV 

Yle

Productions: 

The Great Bake Off Finland, seasons 5 & 6

Soundtrack of Love Finland, season 1

Four Weddings Finland, season 3

The Apprentice Finland, season 6

Ropecon: Chaos and Order

The Farm Finland, season 1

Bachelor Finland, season 1 

Makumuistoja, season 1

Amerikan unelmavävy 

Mira ja miljoonakodit 

Kevyttä yläpilveä

Ihan kuin ihmiset 

Alasti-klubi 
 

2015 

Photo Editor (fashion and art ) & Studio Assistant

Fashion Photographer and Photo Artist Kira Gluschkoff

Photo Agency Pick Me 

Helsinki, Finland 

Customers:

  • Ateneum Art Museum: Wet plate collodium photo series for the exhibition ’8 Exposures – New Views on Tapio Wirkkala’

  • Helsinki-Filmi: Tom of Finland

  • Marimekko

  • Olivia Magazine 

  • Bonnier

PUBLICATIONS

Books & Magazines

 

2021

Kaarisilta Biennale 2021 Yearbook 

Catalogue: introducing exhibition’s artists 

175 pages 

see pp. 106–107 for Anna K Greus’ & Timo Remes’ bios

Publisher: Kaarisilta ry 

Rudolf, Kohtaloita: Heijastuksia henkimaailmasta 

Cover art, piece: Ancient Gods

Spiritual poetry book 

Author: Anne-Mari Rask 

2019

Finnish Photo Awards 2019 Yearbook 

Catalogue: Gallery of winners & finalists

Publisher: The Finnish Professional Photographers’ Association
 

Lady Green, Vihreillä vainiolla: Runoja horisontin tuolta puolen 

Cover art, piece: Time Travel

Spiritual poetry book 

Author: Anne-Mari Rask 

2016 

Uforaportti 22–23 (Ufo Report) 

Cover art, piece: Falling Stars 

Annual book 

Publisher: Finnish UFO Research Association

2015 

SuomiLove: Laulukirja 

Cover art: Portraits of Finnish musicians 

Song book based on a TV-show: Soundtrack of Love (Finland) 

Publisher: F-Kustannus

2015–2012 

Pohjolan Sanomat, Lapin Kansa, Kainuun Sanomat 

Journalism photography 

Publisher: Alma Media

Album Covers 

2022

Tummat väreet

H a v i n a 

Finland 

2019

Seashell 

Maria Chiara Delli Santi 

Italy 

2018

Kotkan siivillä 

Eikka Kyröläinen 

Finland 

On elämä laina 

Erin 

Finland

2016

The Best of 2013–2016 

Club For Five 

Finland 

AND THE OTHER STUFF
 

2017

Interview for a Bachelor’s Thesis: 


The Role of Photographs in the Marketing of Finnish TV-Series 

Author: Kirsikka Lyhteilä

Tampere University of Applied Sciences 

Degree Programme in Film and Television: 

Cinematography and Lighting 

Find it here: 

https://www.theseus.fi/handle/10024/138539

Curriculum Vitae

Kuusamo Nature Photo 2021 honourable mention, Art of Nature: Valley of Fairy Lanterns
Finnish Photo Awards 2019 Nature series, gold medal: Cosmos
Iso-Kraaselin lumoa (ketunleipä)