Nina Roos was born in Porvoo, Finland 1956. She lives and works in Helsinki.
She represented Finland at the XLVI Biennale di Venezia, The Nordic pavilion (1995). Solo exhibitions include Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, KIASMA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Brandts Kunsthall, Odense. Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere. Group exhibitions include Artipelag, Stockholm, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Contemporary Art Center, CAC, Vilnius, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Konstakademin, Stockholm, Kunstverein Munich, Munich, MUHKA, Antwerp, Muca, Auckland, Victoria Miro Warehouse, London, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen. Listasafn Kópavogs, Kópavogur. Solo shows in galleries include Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Berlin and New York. Public commissions include: The Church of Shadows, Chengdu and The Library, University of Gävle, Gävle
Nina Roos was awarded: Carnegie Art Award, first prize in 2004 and second prize in1999.