Outi Pieski (born in 1973) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2000. She lives and works in Utsjoki, in the Finnish part of Samiland.
Outi Pieski`s paintings and material collages are encounters with space and landscape. Their background lies in Sami culture, Northern environment and the world of a child. Occasionally, her paintings have been combining used textiles or small, three-dimensional figures and objects. She also works with traditional Sami handicrafts.
During the residency at Hiap, Outi Pieski is working on the project “Harvat ja valitut”.