Year of birth, 1950, Helsinki, Finland. I work as a teacher of drawing and painting at Aalto University School of Art and Design in Helsinki. I`m a painter and a portrait painter. My art considers the relationship between a human being and nature. I`m interested in classical and modern painting. I like the Italian Renaissance and Vermeer, Rembrandt, Repin, Turner, Zorn, Sargent and the Impressionists e.g.