Amanda Vähämäki graduated as a graphic artist from the Bologna Academy of Art in Italy. She has worked with the Canicola collective in Italy, through which she published her first graphic novel 'Pullapelto' (2007). In Finland, she has worked with the Kutikuti collective. Since 2004 she has contributed several short comic stories to international anthologies like Orang, Glömp, Strapazin, Galago and Drawn & Quarterly Showcase.
Her graphic novel 'The Bun Field' ('Campo di babà') was published in Finnish, French, Swedish, Italian and English. Together with the Italian artist Michelangelo Setola she has created the enigmatic 'Souvlaki Circus' for Buenaventura Press. She won first prize at the 2005 Swiss Fumetto International Comix Competition. Vähämäki was also the festival artist of the Helsinki Comics Festival 2012.