Bio Eija Ellinas was born in Helsinki, Finland where she studied painting at the Free Art School and the University of Fine Arts of Finland. She got her Bachelor degree (BFA) in 1985 and her Master's degree (MFA) in 2008. She has taught visual arts at various institutions ans schools, including the University of Art and Design in Helsinki and the Art School MAA. She in living in Finland and in Greece, teaching and creating. She has presented her work in 6 solo exhibitions and 29 group exhibitions in Finland, Greece and Austria. She is a member of the Artist League of Finland and Greece.