Riitta is the Collections Management Director since 2014 at the Finnish National Gallery.
Previously she was the Director of Central Art Arhives and was the Chief Curator after working as the Head of Exhibitions and being the Curator at the Ateneum Art Museum.
Riitta holds a PhD in art history and is the editor in chief of the Finnish National Gallery’s on-line publication FNG Research.
She is interested in Finnish and European visual art and art discourse late 19th and 20th centuries, positioned and plural modernisms, art-historical narratives and (national) identities, mythologies and visual art eg. the Kalevala-mythology.