MA, Doctor of Arts (Art and Design) from the University of Lapland, lives in Lahti, Finland. Thesis: ‘Is a Phone Booth Jewellery? Contemporary Jewellery in the Field of Art’ (Rovaniemi 2012).
Lecturer at HUMAK University of Applied Sciences in Kauniainen since 1999 and has written art critiques since 1992, with critiques and articles in Finnish newspapers, magazines and publications. Has curated two contemporary jewellery exhibitions: Ash and Diamonds (Helsinki, Stockholm, Lahti, Lapperanta) and Water and Earth (Espoo and Reyjkavik).