Minna is a native of Finland and received a Masters of Fine Art from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki in 1997. She moved to the Toronto area and furthered her studies at Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario. Since 1999, she has been a member of the Geisterblitz Glass Studio, an internationally renowned partnership of glass professionals, artists, and designers. Minna has conducted fine art glass blowing workshops since 2001, leading hundreds of students through the process of glass art making. She currently works and lives in Toronto, Ontario with her family.