Born 1974 in Lahti, Finland.
Currently lives in Paimio, Finland.
(earlier Lahti, Finland / Wakefield, UK / Paris, France / Turku, Finland)
Driving licence: BE.
Hang gliding licence in 1998.
Mother tongue: Finnish
Other languages: English, Swedish, French, German
Computer skills:
Microsoft Office tools
Adobe: Photoshop, Premiere Rush, Illustrator, InDesign
Honours and awards:
Nomination of the most significant act of Culture in Paimio 2021
The Greatest Scenery Act in Kainuu 2021 with Ärjä Emotional Map
1st Prize in Mindtreck MultiMedia competition 1999
1st Prize in Creative Writing Competitions in 1990 and 1992
Erasmus exchanges:
Staff mobility training, Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism, 19th-23rd June 2016
XXI Century Classroom Nature heritage & technology, Azores, Portugal 23rd-28th July 2017
Learn, Exprience, create throug ant and culture, Cyprus 14th-18th May 2018
Theacher exchange, Queen Margaret University, Edinburg, Scotland 18th-22nd March 2019
Exploration and storytelling of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, Catanzaro Lido, 3rd-7th June 2019.
Staff mobility training, Marseille, April 2022
Artist residencies:

Villa Karo, Benin, November-December 2022
Kakslauttanen, Finland, March 2022
Villa Lante, Rome, January 2022
La Source, Bretagne, November 2021
Kilpisjärvi BioArt Society, April 2021
Kakslauttanen, Finland October 2020
Kulttuuritalo Päiväkoti, Hailuoto, Finland June 2020


Evaluator of Horizon applications for the European Comission, 2022
Official Counsellor on Creative industries (Ministry on Economy and Employment) 2010 ->
Member on Luovikko creative industries development team of Turku region 208-2013
Board member of Leader group Varsin Hyvä 2008 - 2013
Board member of Hangliding team of Ilmailuliitto 1998-1999
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