Sanna Jalomäki

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Sanna with painting Kostas

Artist Sanna Jalomäki is a Finnish Australian singer, songwriter, painter and formally trained actress.

Born in Helsinki, Finland she moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1972.

In 1991 she was accepted into The University of Tampere (NÄTY) and enrolled in the study programme for a Bachelor's Degree in Theatrical Arts. She worked as a professional actress for over a decade appearing in Finland and abroad (including Germany and Spain) in several television programmes, voice-overs, theatre performances, TV and radio commercials.

From December 2008 to January 2011 she lived in Athens, where she started painting specializing in portraiture. Her subject matter focuses on people and their environments. Since 2011 she has lived in Finland where she works as an artist and adult educator.


  • Quinninup School [1]
  • Bondi Beach Public School, Sydney, Australia [2]
  • Sarah Redfern High School, Sydney, Australia [3]
  • Department of Theatrical Arts (NÄTY), University of Tampere, Finland [4] (Bachelor of Arts degree incomplete)
  • The Transmission Project (European Union sponsored pilot programme), London, England


  • Dialogi kahdelle, theatre play, Ylioppilasteatteri, Helsinki, 1996 Finland
  • Hyväntekijät, movie, 1997 Finland
  • Kiima- muodonmuutoksia, voiceover, Museum of Natural History, Helsinki University 2000
  • Ota ja Omista, MTV3, 1997 Finland
  • Herra Valo, theatre production, 1994 Finland
  • Matka Viipuriin, movie, 1994 Finland


Singer/songwriter for alternative pop-rock band Sansibar 2013-
Songwriter and lead singer in rock band 'mute8', Helsinki, Finland 2004-2008.


  • SANNA at Arkadia 16.6 - 7.7.2011 solo exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
  • SANNA at Rytmi 3.10-3.12.2011 solo exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
  • SANNA The Greek Collection at Kitch 1-30.11.2011 solo exhibition, Helsinki, Finland
  • TRKCrew at Helsinki Underground Art Weekend Festival (HUA) 11-13.5.2012
  • Eco-Art Exhibition Blobs 'n' Scraps (with fellow artist Sinivuokko Koivula) at Gallery Kalleria, Helsinki, 19.7-2.8.2012
  • TRKCrew at Artwheels, Night of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland 8.2012
  • TRKCrew at Parkkipäivä, Esplanade, Helsinki, Finland 9.2012
  • TRKCrew at Valon juhla, Torikorttelit, Kiseleff Building, Helsinki, Finland 10.2012
  • SANNA at S-ikkunagalleria, Sokos Department store, Helsinki, Finland 3.9-14.10.2012
  • SANNA at TOHONO, Gallery and Design store, Helsinki, Finland 11.12.2012-3.1.2013
  • TRKCrew at Rytmi Helsinki, Finland 8.4-18.5.2013
  • SANNA at Kirjasto 10 exhibition space, Postitalo, Helsinki, Finland 22.4-5.5.2013

Charity Work and Other Projects[edit]

  • Concert project manager for Rock Against Child Abuse, (RACP Finland) as well as a member of the International RACP core team. RACP Finland charity concert 19.1.2008 Nosturi, Helsinki, Finland
  • Founder of PIRJO & PURJO PRODUCTIONS (PPP-Art ry) with designer Sinivuokko Koivula, 2012 onwards. Created the youth art project Watts On the Wall (W.O.W 2012) - funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland with the Minister of Sports and Culture Mr.Paavo Arhinmäki as the project's official guardian.

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