Elli Maanpää (b. 1985) is animated painter based in Helsinki.
As a kid Maanpää was planning to become an inventor. Now she is a versatile artist who enjoys mixing things up. Not to create the world anew but to reveal it in a new light. With the term “animated” she refers to her art being full of life and excitement. She sculpts colors into stories.
Graduated MA in Art from Aalto University in 2013, BA in animation 2019 from Turku Arts Academy and BA in fashion design 2008 from Aalto University. Maanpää also works as an illustrator and animation director.