Petra Lindholm (b. 1973 in Karis, Finland) lives and works outside Älmhult in Småland, Sweden. She studied at The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden (1996–2001) and has exhibited at galleries and museums in Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy and USA. She is represented in the collections of Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden, Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden, Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden, EMMA, Esbo, Finland, ProArtibus, Finland and Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland. In 2001 she received the Maria Bonnier Dahlins scholarship, in 2006 she was awarded third prize at Carnegie Art Award and in 2018 she received Axel Theodor Sandsberg’s prize from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. During the last years she has finished a number of public commissions where she works with site specific installations and sculpture.