Niko Vartiainen is a collage artist, designer and editor living and working in Turku, Finland.

The constantly evolving love and interest for visual culture and urge to create has always driven him forward and since 2007 he has created numerous both artistic and commercial projects for clients around the globe.

Currently he works as a creative in his own design agency Tuhti, executes personal art projects, edits the art journal and curates Cults of life, irregularly released publication focusing on a contemporary collage art.

He is always available for commissioned art works and projects.


Niko Vartiainen
Turku, Finland


Thank you!

— Solo exhibitions

Some cuts never heal, 2016 — PUF, Turku, Finland
All in all gone, 2015 — PUF, Turku, Finland

— Group exhibitions

International Weird Collage Show: Barcelona, 2016 — Barcelona, Spain
VisualAids: Postcards from the edge, 2016 — New York, USA
Applaudissement - Ausstellung, 2015 — Munich, Germany
Leo & Pipo: Imaginary portraits, 2015 — Paris, France
International Weird Collage Show: Brooklyn, 2014 — New York, USA
VisualAids: Postcards from the edge, 2014 — New York, USA
Conversation, Information, Communication, 2013 — Portugal
Horror Frost Art Exhipition, Halloween 2013 — Nelson, Canada
Scopophilia collage exhibition, 2013
Cheap art party 2011 — Turku, Finland

— Publications

Sota, March 2018
Cults of life #6: Cult leaders, January 2017
Cults of life #5: Thoughts, July 2016
Cults of life #4: Haven, January 2016
Collage Collective Co: Annual 2015 book
Rivo Magazine #2
Cults of life #3: Private, August 2015
Applaudissement, june 2015
Cults of life #2: The beast, March 2015
Cults of life #1: The start, August 2014
Collage Collective Co: 50/50 book
Sunday #16
Sweet Suede: Buddy issue #3
Sweet suede: Buddy Issue #2
Time will tell, August 2013