Teemu Mäenpää (b. 1977) is a visual artist from Tampere who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, in 2008. In his paintings, he combines masterful technique with expressive and strong emotional expression, as well as intensive use of colours. Mäenpää’s works have been shown in several exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including Gallery Halmetoja, Make Your Mark Gallery and ARTag Gallery. His works are in the collections of Tampere and Turku Art Museums, the Nelimarkka Foundation, Saastamoinen Foundation, and the Espoo Museum of Modern Art – EMMA, as well as in Seppo Fränti’s Collection at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Mäenpää has also created several public commissioned artworks and was awarded the William Thuring Prize by the Finnish Art Society in 2018. Thank you to Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) for supporting the artist’s work.