Born: Kuopio, Finland 1950

Master of Arts, Painter

Art studies

2004-2006 University of Art and Design, UIAH, Helsinki
2000-2001 North Karelia University Applied Sciences, Joensuu, Finland
1991-1994 University of Art and Design, UIAH, Helsinki School of the Finnish 1972-76 Academy of Arts, Helsinki
1971-72 Institute of Applied Arts, TTO, Helsinki

Study and working tours
1977 University of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland
1984 Opole, Poland

Solo Shows in Finland

2017 Taidekeskus Väinölä, Varkaus
2017 Kellarikalleria, Suonenjoki
2016 Aniara Gallery, Lapinlahti
2015 Joki Galleria, Joensuu
2015 Gallery 12 G Kuopio City
2014 Gallery Mikkeli of Mikkeli City Library
2014 Gallery Ars Nova Savonlinna City
2014 Cultural Centrum Of Iisalmi City
2013 Gallery POLENI Pieksämäki City
2013 Gallery AHJO Joensuu City
2012 Gallery Kellari Suonenjoki City
2012 Gallery Artsi of Siilinjärvi
2010 Gallery Väinölä Varkaus
2010 Gallery Ari Mikkeli City
2004 Art Center of Seinäjoki City
2003 Gallery Ahjo Joensuu City
2003 Gallery Tyko Nurmes City
1996 Gallery Kapriisi Kuopio 
1994 Art museum of Varkaus City
1990 Gallery of Artists´ Association of Kuopio
1990 Gallery Of Järvenpää City
1988 Gallery of Finnish Painters´ Union
1984 Art museum of Lapinlahti
1984 Gallery Stinberg, Helsinki
1982 Art Museum of Kuopio City
1982 Cultural Centrum Of Hanasaari, Espoo
1979 Gallery Tallin vintti, Helsinki

One Man Shows abroad

1992 Zurich and Bachs, Zwitserland
1986 Petrozavotsky, Russia
1982 Stokholm, Sweden

Group Exhibitions in Finland
2016-2017 Pakkaspäivät, Art Museum in Kuopio 2014 MATCH MADE , group exhipition of visual arts and design form Shout Savo, Savonlinna Town Library
2014 SHAPES AND COLOURS MODE, Teppo Laurinolli, Harri Turunen, Seppo Väänänen, Art Museum in Varkaus City
2014 TOWARDS THE PRESENT DAY, Group Exhibitions of Art Museum in Kuopio City
2012 Grop 3, Basement Gallery of Suonenjoki City
2011 FAMILIAR AND STRANGE BIRDS, Group Exhibitions of Art Museum in Kuopio City
2010 Exhibition of Artists´ Association of Mikkeli, Art Museum of Mikkeli City
2009 “Group 5” in North Karelian Art, Art Museum of Joensuu City
2009 "From the River" North Karelian Art, Gallery Ari, Mikkeli
2006 "Group 6" North Karelian Art, Gallery Haihara, Tampere
2006 Exhibition of Artists´ Association of Joensuu, Art Museum of Joensuu City
2005 "Group 6" North Karelian Art, Old Mine, Outokumpu
1999 “Molt and Feather Peoples” Group Exhibitions of Art Museum in Kuopio City
1996 Exhibition of Artists´Association of Varkaus City in Art Museum
1995 40th Exhibition of Art Museum in Varkaus City
1995 The "Tutka" Group Exhibition of Art Center Poleeni in Pieksämäki City
1986 The "Kiila" group 50th Exhibition, Kunsthalle in Helsinki
1985 Opening Exhibition 1980, “Direction to Kuopio” of Art Museum in Kuopio City
1982 "Tutka" Group Exhibition, Kunsthalle in Helsinki
1980 "Tutka" Group Exhibition of Art Museum in Lapinlahti  

Collective exhibitions in Finland

2012 The regional Exhibition of Arts Council of South Savonia, in Art Museum of Mikkeli City
2000 The regional Exhibition of Arts Council of North Karelia
1989, 1982,1977,1975,1974 The regional Exhibitions of Arts Council of North Savo 
1981,1980,1975 The Exhibitions of Arts Council of Finland
1979,1976 The Annual Exhibition of Finnish Artists
1981,1980,1975 The Exhibition of Finnish League of Art Associations
1973, 1975 The Young Artists Exhibition

Participations in Group Exhibitions abroad
2016-2017 ”My blue my yellow” Wengarn castle Sigstuna Sweden
2014 Parallax Art, London, Chelsea Town Hall, England
2011 At Home & Abroad ” Broadway Gallery New York
2004"Arte Vida Arte" Villa Rijo, Rio de Janero Brazil
1993"Kunst aus Europe", Münster, Germany
1985 "Experimental Art", Budapest, Hungary
1984 "Images from North" Round Exhibition, Germany
1984 International Exhibition Opole, Poland
1982 "Kuopio Gallery", Minneapolis, USA
1979 Exhibition of Artists´ Association of Kuopio in Gera, Germany
Gera, Germany 1979
1979 Exhibition of Artists´ Association of Kuopio in Jönköping, Sweden
1978 Exhibition of Artists´ Association of Kuopio: Györ, Hungary

Art Works displayed in the Collections

State Art collections of Finland
The Saastamoinen Foundation Collection EMMA, Espoo
The Vaajasalo Foundation Collection Siilinjärvi
Art Museums of Kuopio,
Art Museums of Varkaus

Art Museums of Lapinlahti
University of Eastern Finland
North Karelia University Applied Sciences, Joensuu
Minneapolis City, USA
Jönköping City, Sweden
Pskow City Russia
Kuopio City
Joensuu City
Mikkeli City
Suonenjoki City
Järvenpää City
Lieksa City
Piekämäki City
Several Private and Communal Collections in Finland and abroad