Terhi Toropainen

Terhi Toropainen

, Finland

About Terhi Toropainen

The ever-changing kaleidoscope of life is my deepest fascination. Human face observing, reflecting emotions - at the same time so precise and so random.
I live surrounded by nature and its convincing precise order, but I do immensely enjoy the tense and hurried atmosphere of cities too.
Life is a cinema to live and see, visual symphony to float on...


Aalto University of Art and Science, Cinema 1975-78

I've been doing diverse things from teaching visual arts part time for twenty years to many scientific drawings and illustrations, mostly on biology - insects, plants, birds, fish etc. And maybe to balance this come these joyous abstracts in different techniques: playing with colour and form...