Elli Maanpää (b. 1985 Turku) is an animated painter based in Helsinki Finland. She is an acrylic painter and animation director. Sculpting colors into stories.
As a visual artist she enjoys revealing the world in a new light. Fascinated about the humane in animals and the animal in humans. She is determined to make conscious decisions about preserving the nature e.g. by using recycled canvases. With the term “animated” she refers to her art being full of life. Her paintings pop (Iiterally) out of the frame.
Maanpää attended Aalto University and Turku Arts Academy, receiving M.A in Art 2013, B.A. in animation 2019 and B.A. in fashion 2008. See more in CV.