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Education
2007-2015 MA, Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing
2005-2006 Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD), Porto, Portugal
2003-2007 BA, Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing
2001-2002 Tallinn University, Culture department, art teacher’s course

Grants, awards and honours
2018 II prize on exhibition Body:Altered/Adorned, Baltimore Jewellery Center, USA, grant
2017 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, grant
2016 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, grant
2016 Young Estonian Jewellery Foundation, grant
2015 The Estonian Art Association, artist grant
2015 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, grant
2014 The Estonian Art Association, artist grant
2014 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, grant

Artist in Residence
2018 Bengel museum, Trier University, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
2011 Contemporary Jewellery School Alchimia, Florence, Italy

Membership
2015 The Estonian Artists Association
2014 Oomen, Artisan and Designers Collective

Solo exhibitions
2017 Berberis vulgaris, A-gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Mimikri, with Marita Lumi, Hop gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2015 Little Empresses, with Pilleriin Jürisoo, Hop gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2013 Rain, A-gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 Herbarium, with Pilleriin Jürisoo, Iida gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Window gallery, Florence, Italy

Selected group exhibitions
2020 The Anatomy of Estonian Art Jewellery 1953-2019; Art Museum of Tartu, Estonia
2019 XVI International Baltic Jewellery Show “Amber Trip”, Young Estonian Jewellery 10, Vilnius, Lithuania
2018 Body:Altered/Adorned, Baltimore Jewellery Center, USA
2018 Young Estonian Jewellery Award, Estonian History Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2017 Athens Art Jewellery week, main exhibition, Athens, Greece
2017 Invisible Wall, 7th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial satellite programme, Tallinn, Estonia
2017 Armour, 7th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial satellite programme, Kiek in die Kök, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Testament, Kadri Mälk, Portrait gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Symbiosis 3, Matsalu Nature Film Festival, Lihula mainor, Estonia
2016 METALLOphone:BONDS,3rd International Biennial of Contemporary Metal Art, (AV17) gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 KaФedra, Estonian Academy of Arts, Jewellery, Narva Art Residency, Narva, Estonia
2015 Marzee Graduate show, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2015 Tase`15, EAA graduate exhibition, Suva factory, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 Oomen, Disainiöö, cinema Helios, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 Mini-Kamos, Museum of Applied Art & Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 Ferromenaalne, Linnagalerii, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 A-∞ Sõnadeta lingvistika, A-gallery 20, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 Virvatuled, Museum of Applied Art & Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2013 Our time, From the Coolest Corner, Pilestræde 42, Kopenhagen, Denmark
2013 From the Coolest Corner/Young Nordic Artists by Marzee, Oslo, Norwy
2012 Ritual, EAA jewellery exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Dreamscape, (AV17) gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 Ultramarine, Noblessner House, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 Letters to Padua, Marijke’s Studio, Padua, Italy
2009 Loodus on ehe, ehe on ehe, Museum of Geology, Tartu, Estonia
2009 ERKI fashion show, collection “EHEDUS” , with Marita Lumi, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 Cooling, Tallinn Central Post Office, Estonia
2008 Just Must, Estonian History Museum, The Great Guild House, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 Siamo Qui – We are here, Le Pagliere di Porta Romana, Florence, Italy
2007 Fragmenta, Galleri Hnoss, Göteborg, Sweden
2007 Graduate Show, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2007 Asjade seis`07, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2007 Marzee exhibition at Midora Fair, Leipzig, Germany
2007 Tase ´07, graduation works of EAA, Museum of Applied Art & Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Workshop by Noam Ben Jacov (Amsterdam), exhibition in Culture Factory, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Monochroma , Kanut Guild, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Tiempo, ESAD´s gallery, Porto, Portugal
2006 Kodarrahad. Traditsioon ja innovatsioon, Estonian History Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Kodarrahad. Traditsioon ja innovatsioon, Pärnu museum, Pärnu, Estonia
2006 Kalamaja-Paris, ArtDepoo, Tallinn, Estonia; Paris, France

Interdisciplinary projects
2020 pop-up shop Hels1nk1 in royal Hamilius, Luxembourg, stand
2019 Mudam marche de creatures, stand;
2019 International Bazaar, Baltic stand
2019 Estonian school of Luxembourg, art classes for children
2018 Luxembourg Art Fair, Luxexpo the Box, Luxembourg
2018 Weorganize.lu art fairs in Belval, Luxembourg
2017 International school of Differdange Design Market, Esch, Luxembourg
2016 personal jewellery studio and brand management, Viru 2, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Interior 2016, fair box with Lisa Kroeber, Eesti Näituste messikeskus, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 Mood-Performance-Dance, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Elleri muusikakool, Tartu, Estonia
2016 Habitus Baltija, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Riga, Latvia
2016 MoeP.A.R.K., collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Paide, Estonia
2016 ERKI fashion show, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, Estonia
2015 co-founder of collection “MUST_JOON“ with Krete Beljaev and Manni Aija
2015 ERKI fashion show, collection “tRUST”, Kalev, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 co-founder fashion collection “tRUST“ with Krete Beljaev
2014 Art Jewellery Forum (USA), meeting in Kätrin Beljaevś jewellery studio, Viru 2, Tallinn
2014 Oomen project organizer, Disainiöö, Tallinn
2014 co-founder of collection “tRUST“, with Krete Beljaev
2014 From the Coolest Corner, course teacher in Museum of Applied Art & Design
2014 Little Empresses, exhibition organizer with Pilleriin Jürisoo
2013 organizer of Estonian group to international jewellery exhibition From the Coolest Corner,
Oslo, Norway
2011 impro-dancing-jewellery performance organizer Hääled tulevikust,Tallinn, Estonia
2011 assistant Kristina Viirpalu fashion show Kuldnõel, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 part of Estonian representing group to Nordic jewelry, Helsinki, Finland
2010 part of Estonian representation group to Schmuck 2010, Munich, Germany
2010 assistent of Design Market, World is grey without you, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 assistant of Kristina Viirpalu fashion show, Kadrioru castle, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 assistant of Kristina Viirpalu fashion show, Riga, Latvia
2010 ERKI fashion show, fashion collection “Ehedus”, estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 co-founder of collection “Ehedus” with Marita Lumi
2009 part of Estonian group to Schmuck 2009, Munich, Germany
2009 co-founder fashion collection “Joia“ to ERKI Fashion Show, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 assistant of design market “World is grey without you”, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 course teacher in Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing
2009 Stephan Maroschek masterclass “Cleaning”
2008 assistant of international jewellery exhibition „Just Must”, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 assistent of Estonian representation group in international jewellery exhibition Siamo Qui – We are here, Florence, Italy
2008 assistent of Dancing-Drawing performance, Tartu Sadamateater
2008 assistent of Dancing-Drawing performance Kanut Guild, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 part of NEiD Project, TAIK, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Ted Noten masterclass “Journey”, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 part of Marzee exhibition at Midora Fair, Leipzig, Germany
2007 Christoph Burger masterclass, Tallinn, Estonia

Media and publications
2020 “HUNT: Kadri Mälk Jewellery Collection”
2019 Tutulus illustrations, fashion magazines
2017 magazine Mood.ee 3/11
2017 catalogue of main exhibition Athens Art Jewellery week
2016 catalogue of exhibition METALLOphone:BONDS, International Biennial of Contemporary Metal Art
2016 article in Pärnu Postimees 05/4
2016 jewellery photos in Jute Magazine 06
2016 jewellery photos in Anne/Stiil 07
2016 article in magazine Director 08
2016 article in Tutulus: Estonian Archeology year magazine
2015 article in Õhtuleht 04/13
2015 catalogue of exhibition Marzee Graduate show
2015 master thesis publication; Beljaev, Kätrin “Luu Toon. Luumaterjali värvimise tehnoloogiad”
2013 illustration to science article; Sikk, Kaarel; Kriiska, Aivar; Beljaev, Kätrin. Tutulus, 13 – 15.
2013 llustrations to science article; Sikk, Kaarel. Tutulus: Estonian Archeology year magazine

Computer skills in graphic design
Inkscape, Gimp, Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, AutoCAD, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch-up 3D, Blender
Computer skills in software management
MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, OpenOffice, Outlook, Libreoffice, Thonny
Computer skills in web management
WordPress, Wix, GoDaddy, Weebly

Language proficiency
Estonian – mother tongue
English – intermediate

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