Valpuri Kerttula(b.1985) is a Finnish illustrator and designer based in Lahti, Finland. In addition to diverse domestic work, her art is also being published internationally. Valpuri is known for her quirky and humorous characters of oddball humans and animals.

Valpuri has a BA Hons in Illustration from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and is an active member of The Finnish Illustrators Association (Kuvittajat Ry).

You can contact Valpuri at for collaborations and illustration work.

Recent Clients

  • Lasten Keskus / Finnish book publisher
  • Karisto / Finnish book publisher
  • Suomen Partiolaiset - Finlands Scouter ry
  • Sanoma Pro Oy / Finnish publishing house
  • A-Lehdet Oy / Finnish publisher of Viherpiha garden magazine
  • Ivy Kids (Quarto) / British publisher of children´s books
  • She is Fierce / British young women's magazine
  • The List UK / Cultural events magazine
  • Other / Creative agency in the UK
  • Physical Impossibility / British cult film zine publisher
  • Matchbox Cineclub / Cult film screening events in the UK
  • PAS Scotland / Planning Aid Scotland
  • Canvas / UK based art magazine
  • Fuzzystar / British indie music band