Nerva was born in 1972 in south Estonia. He lives with his family (wife and 3 children) in the countryside of south Estonia. Nerva has been actively working on his art since 1998. He has created approximately 100 acrylic paintings and about 200 graphic series, as well as 2 art books and a bunch of postcards. Nerva likes "playing" with colors; his works are well balanced and often reveal a high level of maturity.