Wilma Hurskainen (b. 1979) lives and works in Helsinki.
Studied photography at Lahti Institute of Design and University of Art and Design (renamed Aalto University) in Helsinki. Works both as a freelance photographer for commissioned assignments and as an independent artist.
Has had several solo exhibitions in Finland, Germany, Romania and Moldova. Has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Europe and Japan, both in galleries and museums such as National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen; Latvian Museum of Photographic Art; The City Art Museum, Helsinki; The Finnish Museum of Photography; Borås Art Museum, Kiyosato Museum of Photograhic Art, Japan. Has been chosen to exhibit at European photography festivals such as Arlès Rencontres Photography Festival in France, F/STOP Photography Festival in Leipzig, Backlight photography festival in Finland and Kaunas Photo Days in Lithuania.
First monograph Growth published by Musta Taide in 2008. Works in The Helsinki School vol III published by Hatje Cantz in 2009 and The Female View by Hatje Cantz in 2011. Second monograph Heiress by Kerber Verlag was published in 2012.