Born in Tartu, Estonia
Born on October 21, 1908 in the District of Tartu in Estonia. Passed away in Toronto on September 5, 1985. Studied at Art Academy Pallas in Tartu (1929-1932). Escaped to Sweden in 1944 and immigrated to Canada in 1951. Became a member of EKKT in 1968 and exhibited with the group from 1968-1972 and in 1974-5. Enjoyed painting mostly in oils and acrylics.
Exhibited in 1972 at the First Estonian World Festival Art Exhibition at Tartu College and in 1975 at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario where his work is on permanent collection. Also exhibited at the Albert Campbell District Library in Scarborough, Ontario (1975). Works are in many private collections throughout Europe, Canada and the United States.