Petra Innanen lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. She graduated from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 1992. She works with painting, drawing and animation. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions, film festivals and screenings in Finland, Europe, the USA and Japan since 1992 and has worked as a teacher in different art schools in Finland and Sweden since 1992 and is a teacher in Taidekoulu MAA since 2004. She is a host of cabaret drawing club events and burlesque parties since 2007.