Born in Espoo, Finland), she is a photographic artist who lives and works in Helsinki. Aino Kannisto got a Master of Arts (Photography) from the University of Art and Design (UIAH) in Helsinki in 2001. She is part of The Helsinki School. She has had one-man shows in many private galleries, from Galerie m, Bochum, 2002 and 2006, to the galleries Forum für Fotografie, Cologne, 2003; Image, Arhus, 2003; Artina, Helsinki, 2004; Espacío Lìquido, Gijon, 2006; as well as in institutions such as the Finlandsinstitutet, Stockholm, 2003; the Kunsteverein Münsterland, Coesfeld, 2004; and the Insitut Français, Paris, 2004. Some of the collective exhibitions she has taken part in are the recent Self timer, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, København (Denmark); Presence – perspectives on Finnish photography, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku; Selbstauslöser, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel; and The Helsinki School, Photology, Milan, all in 2006.