Anna Kaarina Nenonen is a native of Finland. Her work is widely exhibited and collected both in Europe and in the United States. Her career as an art educator includes 7 years as assistant professor of art at Emory & Henry College—where she currently works as an adjunct professor.

Nenonen is the recipient of more than 16 national and international grants, scholarships and awards and has been the subject of and appeared in several publications as well as on Austrian radio and Finnish national television. In Richmond, Va. she is represented by Ghostprint Gallery. For several years her paintings have been featured at Bukovski (Helsinki) auction house international auctions of contemporary art. She is a long-standing member of the Finnish Painter's Union. Most recently she was chosen for an artist's residency in Grassina, Italy at the villa of the Finnish Artists' Association for May and June 2013.

Nenonen teaches art history and two-dimensional design. She also serves as curator of The 1912 Gallery.

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Art History and Art Theory, Abo Akademi, Finland
  • M.A. in Art History and Art Theory, Abo Akademi
  • M.F.A. in Fine Art Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • B.A. Konserveringstekniker, The Royal Danish Academy of Art