Visual artist, Bookartist

Studio: Pellavatehtaankatu 9 B,

33100 Tampere



2012 Visual artist, Art School of Kankaanpää (Satakunta University of Applied Sciences), Finland 

2002 Bookbinder, The Tyrvää School of Arts and Crafts, Finland
1985 Senior Secondary High School Graduate, Kangasalan lukio, Finland

Private exhibitions / Paintings and art books

2020 Gallery Ronga, Tampere Finland

2020 Gallery K, Vantaa Finland

2020 Strömfors Iron Works Galleries, Ruotsinpyhtää Finland

 2020 Jade Gallery, Helsinki Finland
2019 Taidelainaamon Galleria, Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Tampere Finland
2019 Gallery Paperihuone, Hämeenlinna Finland
2018 Art Center Ahjo, Joensuu Finland
2018 Poriginal Gallery, Pori Finland
2018 Gallery Saskia, Tampere Finland
2017 SGgallery, Venetsia Italy
2016 Runebergin mökki/Haiharan taidekeskus, Tampere Finland
2013 Gallery Kettu, Korppoo Finland
2010 Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki Finland
2008 Gallery Laterna Magica, Helsinki Finland
2007 Gallery TR1, Tampere Finland
2005 Verkaranta, Tampere Finland

Joint exhibitions / paintings and installations

2022 Dryer Gallery, Alpo Jaakola’s Statuary Park, Loimaa Finland

2022 AVA Art Festival, Osaka Japan

2021 Abstract, Gallery Runonkulma, Uusikaupunki Finland

2021 Summer Art Weeks 21, Gallery Pihatto, Lappeenranta Finland

2020-2022 Vaasa City Theater, Vaasa Finland

2019 Art Summer in Moisio Manor 2019, Elimäki Finland
2018 Turning points, Arthouse in Nokia, Finland
2018 Turning points, Hella Gallery, Kauhajoki Finland
2017 Waiting, Gallery Fogga, Helsinki Finland
2008-09 Boomerang -exhibition tour in Finland

Joint exhibitions / Art books

2018 Volumen et Rotulus, Rearte Gallery, Wien
2016 Reliures Océanes, Creative Bookbinding Exhibition, Mairie de 6e, Paris

2015 Scripta Manent V ”Young Estonian Poetry” -exhibition, The Estonian Museum on Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
2014 Di carta/Papermade, Biennale Internazionale de Opera di Carta, Palazzo Fogazzore in Schio, Italy
2013-14 Nordic Bookbinding 2013, in Norden
2009-10 Nordic Bookbinding 2009, in Norden and in Moscow
2008 Women’s work, Toronto Canada
2007 Awakenings, Pirkanmaa Design Exhibition II, Gallery TR1, Tampere Finland

2006 Hero or villain, A medieval castle in Turku, Finland
2005-06 Nordic Bookbinding 2005, Gallery Astley in Uttersberg, Sweden and Norden

2005 Scripta Manent III ”The best thing in the world”, The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
2002 Moods, The Myllysaari Museum, Valkeakoski Finland
2001 6th Biennal of World Art Bookbinding, Saint-Jean de Luz, France

2001 The World Competition of Arts & Crafts Kanazawa in Japan

Works in collections

Rik Art -collection of artist’s books in Helsinki

Kungliga biblioleteket (the National Library of Sweden) in Stockholm

The Society of Swedish litterature in Finland in Helsinki

Schio Municipal Collection in Italy

Artistic activity

2019 I curated ”Touching Letters” -exhibition at the Postal Museum, Tampere

2017 My art video ”Love letter to Venice” was published on YouTube

2017 My poetry book ”On the path of silence” was published and it also contains my own photos
2015 I was invited to lecture on the subject ”My creative journey in bookart” in Tallinn
2014 The image from my artist’s book ”Forgotten words” was used in all publications in the Di carta/Papermade -exhibition


2021 Björkqvist Foundation
2008 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2006 Arts Council of Pirkanmaa
2006 Finnish Cultural Foundation
2005 Arts Council of Pirkanmaa

Work history in the field

Now working as a visual artist and a teacher.
Worked as a bookbinder since 2000 and had the small bindary of my own 2002-2012



2017 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice Italy
2012 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice Italy


Finnish Painter’s Union
Tampere Artists’ Association, Finland