Auli Rautiainen is a Finnish born glass artist. She has graduated with MFA degree from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, Finland. She has studied glass design and techniques also in Italy, Sweden, Canada and the United States.
Auli Rautiainen has worked at the Harbourfront Centre Glass Studio in Toronto, Canada, and the Hytti Ry -studio on the historic Suomenlinna island in Helsinki, Finland. She founded the glass programme at Kuopio Academy of Design in Finland, where she worked as a teacher and a lecturer of Glass Design for 6 years.
In the recent years Auli Rautiainen has expanded her glass art into kiln formed glass. Use of colours and patterns is the signature feature in her works. Auli Rautiainen's glass has been exhibited world wide, and she has been presented with awards and grants for her unique glass works and designs through out her career.