Lyhyt historia / Short History
Vuodesta 1980 lähtien toiminut Taideteollisen Korkeakoulun ( silloisen oppilaitoksen, nykyisen Aalto yliopiston ) piirustuksen ja maalauksen tuntiopettajana. Ajoittain myös päätoimisena tuntiopettajana.
Myös opetustehtäviä muissa oppilaitoksissa, mm. Oriveden opistossa ja Vihdin kuvataidekoulussa.
As a painter
In the seventies, during the decade of political participation, I painted the "fables". In these metaphorical paintings, the figures with heads of animals, I depicted different features of the human nature.
In the eighties the shades became darker and the figures were transformed into abstractions. I called them discoveries from a destroyed ancient culture. That's how the "archaeological diggings" were initiated. It was a
In the 90's my broken view of the world was "crystallized" in mosaic patterns desrcibing the relationship between man and nature and the problems of the human spirit.
From the beginning of this millennium I have started to combine the figurative and abstract elements into a sort of a synthesis of the past. I combine new and old ideas trying to paint an image of the human spirit.
Today also the spiritual issues accompany the deliberation of values in general.
As a portrait painter
Concurrently with my development as an artist I have studied portrait painting from its traditional point of view approaching a portrait which combines classical figures and my personal expression.
Since 1980 as a teacher of drawing and painting at the Aalto University in Helsinki.