Entered Technical Illustration apprenticeship training with ROLLS-ROYCE LTD. with day-release studies at the LONDON COLLEGE of PRINTING.

Completed studies and training as Technical Illustrator and commenced

full-time employment in the Technical Publications Department of ROLLS-ROYCE LTD Small Engines Division, illustrating handbooks, service manuals and spare parts catalogues for aero-engines.

Joined DUFON (NEDERLANDS) NV, Schipol, Amsterdam. Illustrating parts catalogues and service manuals for airframes (FOKKER F27 & F28).

Technical illustration and graphic design for technical and industrial advertising with MAINOSINSINÖÖRIT OY, Helsinki. Key clients were in the paper, shipbuilding, engineering and construction industries.

COMPASS TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD. Illustrating and designing site manuals for the building and construction industry.

HUNTING ENGINEERING LTD, Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Senior technical illustrator overseeing the illustration of maintenance manuals for use by the MINISTRY of DEFENCE & NATO. and producing  presentation material for defence projects.

ECKARD DESIGN, Wolfsburg, Germany. Illustrating Product Description Manuals (PDM) for VOLKSWAGEN.

FREELANCE, Helsinki. All categories of technical, product illustration and information graphics for marketing and communications purposes.  Also producing artwork used on food and confectionary packaging.

Main clients: advertising agencies, publishers, multinational companies and major local corporations.

September 1963

August 1968

Staff position


June 1971


(The Netherlands)

March 1972

Staff position


October 1977



March 1978

Staff position


July 1979



October 1982




Work selected for exhibit at the

`MIKKELIN KUVITUSTRIENNALE´ - 1990, 93,96,99 & 2002.

Received a `KUNNIAMAININTA´in 2002.

January 1987, elected a Fellow of the Society of Architectural and Industrial Illustrators.

1998 awarded first prize in the Technical Illustration category of Air Brush Action (USA) magazine’s annual competition.

Retrospective Exhibitions:

TEKNISTÄ KUVITUSTA TEHTAASSA, Kaapelitehdas, Kaapelin Käytävägalleria 03/09 - 28/09/2007:

TEKNISTÄ KUVITUSTA,  Tieteiden Talo 01/10 - 21/10/2007

Curriculum vitae