I was born on April 6th, 1972 in Tallinn, Estonia – here I reside till now

Education:

1979–1990 Tallinn Secondary School No. 44, advanced English program
1979–1990 art classes by Elvi Gailit and Urmas Kaldaru at
Tallinn Youth Hobby Centre "Kullo"
1992–1996 Tallinn Art University, graphics and painting
1996 Bachelor of Arts degree in painting, Tallinn Art University
1996–2001 master's course of philosophy at Tallinn Pedagogical University,
tutor prof. Mart Raukas
2001 Master of Arts degree in philosophy, master's thesis about analytical philosophy of art – Nelson Goodman's exemplification theory
from 1997 studies of Yoga and other traditional teachings under the guidance of Ingvar Villido (Ishwarananda) at Lilleoru Centre (www.lilleoru.ee)

Employment history:
1990–1992 master of graphics at Tallinn Youth Hobby Centre "Kullo"
1996–1997 English teacher at Tallinn Pedagogical University
1997–2000 restauration of murals, translating, various works of design
1999–2000 digital printing office “Deltaprint”, designer
2000–2003  Idea AD, AD-assistant
2003–2004 Output Advertising, Art Director
2004–2005 Idea Euro RSCG, Art Director
2005–2007 Angels Advertising, Art Director
2007–2008 Age McCAnn, Art Director
from 2008 – freelance graphical and ad-designer, photographer, artist


Exhibitions:
1992 Estonian Youth Exhibition
1996 Estonian Spring Exhibition
1996 diploma exhibition at the Mustpeade Maja Gallery
1997 Annual exhibition of paintings "Confrontations/Agreements"
1997 Road Exhibition “Speed”
1997 personal exhibition at “Raatuse” Gallery
1998 Annual exhibition of paintings "Painting 98"
1998 group exhibition at “Raatuse” Gallery: Mari Kadanik, Rain Ader, Eero Barndõk “Pictures”
1998 festival “Young Estonian National Painting” at Nõmme Cultural Centre
2000 personal exhibition at Castellan House Gallery

Publications:
Magazine "Akadeemia" ("Academy") no. 9 1999:
Nelson Goodman "Languages of Art", translation
Expression as Metaphorical Exemplification, article

Languages:
English: very good
French: basic
Russian: colloquial
Finnish: colloquial

Other:
from 1999 member of the Estonian Artists' Association