Anssi Vaalio Space Spider poster illustration.
Anssi Vaalio Lännenlokari illustration.
Anssi Vaalio Juha-Sipi ja Sote-botit comic sarjakuva.
Anssi Vaalio Juha-Sipi cover poster art.
Anssi Vaalio Ananas Pineapple.
Anssi Vaalio Little Red Riding Hood illustration.
Anssi Vaalio Cat skeleton undead illustration.
Anssi Vaalio Pirate Snake lady illustration.
Anssi Vaalio Peachy Butt.
Anssi Vaalio Comic Parody Caricature.
Anssi Vaalio Undead Zombie.




About

Hi there! I′m a freelance illustrator living in Lahti, Finland. I have been working as a multidisciplionary visual artist since the dawn of the millennium. I′m always interested in new projects and collaborations.

You′re welcome to contact me via e-mail:
AnssiVaalio (at) gmail.com



CV

Stuff I′ve done
Illustrations
Selected clients.
  • Sony Finland
  • Finnish Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry
  • Lahti City Library
  • SaferGlobe Finland
  • Lahti Symphony Orchestra

  • Illustrations for magazines:

  • Image
  • Pirkka
  • Auto Bild Suomi
  • ITViikko
  • Yhteishyvä

  • Books
  • Zombailijan pelikirja

    Co-creator and colorist. Published by Johnny Kniga 2017. Check out the demo.

  • Pasila

    Animations adaptated to comics. Published by Helsinki-kirjat 2010.


  • Comics
    Selected work.
  • Olivia
  • Kemin sarjakuvakeskus 2007, Oliviacomics.com 2010-2012, Turun ylioppilaslehti 2011. Archive available at Facebook.

  • Göoo: Cosmos
  • One-pager for Göoo#12 international illustration and comics anthology. 2012.

  • Anssi-san
  • Peliasema 2000, Pelit 2001-2007.

  • Jiiperi
  • JiiPee 2000-2006.

  • Taavi
  • Ilta-Sanomat, kuukauden kotimainen 12/2004.



    Graphic Design
    Selected clients.
  • Sanoma Magazines Finland (Auto Bild Suomi, Pelit, Peliasema)
  • FILI - Finnish Literature Exchange
  • Finnish Aids Council
  • SaferGlobe Finland
  • Lahti Academic Library
  • The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation
  • City of Helsinki Culture and Leisure

  • Awards and Grants
  • Award for wall mural concept

    Taideakseli - art installations competition for City of Lahti. 2018. Article in ESS (Fin).

  • Arts Promotion Centre Finland

    Working Grant. 2015.

  • The Finnish Comic Professionals

    Working Grant. 2014.

  • Honorary award

    Kemi Arctic Comics Competition 2007 (Kemin sarjakuvakeskus)

  • The Finnish Comic Professionals

    Working Grant. 2007.

  • 2nd prize

    Sarjis 2004 - a national competition to make comics for children (Egmont & Sarjakuvantekijät ry)



  • Education
  • Bachelor of Culture and Arts
  • Service Design. South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences. 2016-

  • Library and Information Science
  • Vocational Qualification. Salpaus Further Education. 2010-2012

  • Design and Visual Communications
  • Vocational Qualification. Lahti School of Arts and Crafts. 1998-2001