Anu Penttinen was born in 1974 in Helsinki, Finland. Anu Penttinen graduated at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. She focuses on glass material, which is why she leads a studio in Nuutajärvi Glass Village, where the most ancient glass houses of Finland are. Anu Penttinen’s art mirrors the interest of phenomena and the details of city life. Maps, city streets and transport paths change and move from place to place – this is what has always fascinated her. Anu Penttinen furthermore likes strong colours and transparent forms.