Viljakka (born 1995) is a Finnish comic artist, illustrator and visual artist. Her
works often focus on queer intimacy and struggles, cherishing the power of fictional
stories. Drawing is her most important method of processing and expression.
currently working on multiple comic collaborations, exhibitions and her next graphic
novel about butch identity. Her first graphic novel Kohti sumua (Towards
the Fog) was published in Spring 2022. The 280-page comic tells a
story of two women falling in love on a mysterious lighthouse island.
Viljakka graduated as a visual artist from Turku University of Applied Sciences
in 2020. In 2022, Quaareva ry Granted her the title “Queer Artist of the Year”. She is currently living and
working in Turku.