Timo Jokela lives in Rovaniemi, northern Finland. He works as an environmental artist, often using natural materials, wood, snow, ice, or the local cultural heritage as a starting point for his works. He has had many exhibitions and he has realized several environmental art projects and community projects in Finland and abroad as well. His practical art and theoretical academic studies focused on phenomenological relationship between art and nature, environment art, community art and art education. He is also responsible for several international cooperative and regional development projects in the field of environmental art and art education.