I’m a artist and a designer living in Finland. I have a masters degree in New Media and bachelor’s degree in Media Art. In addition I have studied classical arts in private art school for four years.
In my art making I seek equanimity and stillness of mind, freedom from internal and external expectations. As an artist, I see myself as a conduit for inspiration. I keep refining abstract artwork until the pieces click into place on the canvas, the artwork finds a balanced vibration and is lit with internal light.
Essential part of my artistic process is meditation. The simplified symbols for my abstract works often show themselves to me in meditation, sometimes in my dreams. These archetypal themes are pre-eminently aesthetic in nature, relying on the expressive power of colors. My main mediums are oil pastels and oil colors.
To counterbalance my studio work I do plein-air painting in nature, especially in the summer. Landscape painting is returning to the concrete, a liberation from the diligent attention to abstraction and clarity in my abstract art.
My work is based strongly on the meditative methods of art making, taught by my long-term art teachers Matti Kurki and Nagashila.
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