Eeva Nikunen is an artist and illustrator, born and living Finland. Much of her work is inspired by the stories and imagery of Finnish and Russian folktales, as well as the timeless heroes and heroines found in classic literature. With the emphasis on detail and the use of intricate brushwork, her oil paintings are reminiscent of classic fairy tale illustrations where human and animal creatures alike possess a magical and dreamlike quality.
Eeva completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree with the emphasis on design studies at the Institute of Art and Design in Vantaa, Finland. Her work has been exhibited at art festivals and conventions around Finland and at The Haven Gallery in New York. Her work has also appeared in publications such as the ImagineFX magazine.