born in 1955 in the town of Jõhvi, graduated from the Tallinn Pedagogical Institute in 1978.
|Since 1979 he is working at the Jõhvi Art School.|
|Mati Rautso is member of The Estonian Artists' Association (EAA) since 1994.|
|Mati Rautso has been showing her works at exhibitions since 1981. He had solo exhibitions in Ida-Virumaa county, in Tartu and in Tallinn, as well as in Eckernförde (Germany) and in Uddevalla (Sweden). His paintings have been displayed at many group exhibitions in Estonia and abroad: in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Germany.|