Since graduating from Satakunta Polytechnic, Kankaanpää Art School in 2016 as BA of Culture and Arts he has worked as a professional visual artist and entrepreneur mainly focusing on public art. His artworks combine sculpture, painting, light art, graphic art, photography, environmental art, and video art. Light is a key element in all of his work and many of his public artworks have different appearances with daylight and artificial light. Besides working as a visual artist since 1997, Mauri also has a BA degree in Media and Communication and has worked widely in the audiovisual field mainly as Art Director and Graphic Designer. As a musician he has released nine albums and also written, illustrated, and published two Otso-Karhu children’s storybooks.