Bachelor of Engineering, Kindergarten Teacher College Ebeneser, Helsinki, 1976. Bachelor, University Art and Design, Helsinki, 1979. Master of Arts, University Art and Design, Helsinki, 1995.
Lecturer art education University Turku-Early Chilhood Education, Rauma, Finland, 1980—1982, University Jyväskylä, Finland, since 1983. Teacher United Nations Educational, Jyväskylä, since 1989.
Member of International Society Education Through Art.
Married Erkki Hiltunen, 1980. Children: Eeva Kaisu Hiltunen, Heini Hiltunen.