CV

photo by Rilke

Education

2007 – 2015 MA, sup: Prof Kadri Mälk, Arts and Design, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 – 2011 Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florenze, Italy
2005 – 2006 Escola Superior de Artes e Design (ESAD), Porto, Portugal
2003 – 2007 BA, Arts and Design, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 – 2002 Tallinn University, Department of Culture, Tallinn, Estonia

Solo exhibitions

2020 A Feast in the Time of Plague, A gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2020 Kairos, Hop gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
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

Grants, awards and honors

2018 II prize, Body:Altered/Adorned, Baltimore Jewellery Center, USA, grant
2017 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, scholarship
2016 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, scholarship
2016 Young Estonian Jewellery Foundation Award 2016
2015 The Estonian Art Association, artist grant 
2015 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, scholarship
2014 The Estonian Art Association, artist grant 
2014 The Cultural Endowment of Estonia, scholarship

Artist in Residences

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

Selected group exhibitions 

2020 The Anatomy of Estonian Art Jewellery 1953 – 2019, Museum of Tartu, Estonia
2019 XVI International Baltic Jewellery Show “Amber Trip”, Young Estonian Jewellery Foundation 10, Vilnius, Lithuania
2018 Body:Altered/Adorned, Baltimore Jewellery Center, USA
2018 Young Estonian Jewellery Foundation Award 10, 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, Norway
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, Art Depoo, Tallinn, Estonia; Paris, France

Work experience

2018 – 2020 Estonian school of Luxembourg, teaching, Luxembourg
2016 – 2017 manager, investment gold, -silver and -diamonds boutique Goldenmark, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 – 2017 graphic designer, restaurant Scheeli, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 – freelance jewellery designer and goldsmith, jewellery studio Viru 2, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 courses teacher, Applied Arts Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2013 – 2014 illustrator, Tartu University, History department, Tartu, Estonia
2012 conservation for Salme founds, Tallinn University, History department, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 – 2013 assistant at Kristina Viirpalu Couture, Iida Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 – 2013 assistant at Salme excavations in Saaremaa,Tallinn University,  Estonia
2009 courses teacher, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia

Interdisciplinary projects

2020 Smart Casual Talks By Fashion Revolution Luxembourg, Maison Breedewee, Luxembourg
2020 Estonian school in Luxembourg, Art courses for kids, Luxembourg
2019 Estonian school in Luxembourg, Art courses for kids, Luxembourg
2019 Marche des Creatures, participating, MUDAM, Luxembourg
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
Mood-Performance-Dance, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Elleri muusikakool, Tartu, Estonia
Habitus Baltija, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Riga, Latvia
MoeP.A.R.K., collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Paide, Estonia
ERKI fashion show, collection MUST_JOON jewellery, Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, Estonia
2015 co-founder of collection “MUST_JOON“  with Krete Beljaev and Manni Aija
ERKI fashion show, collection “tRUST”, Kalev, Tallinn, Estonia 
2014 co-founder fashion collection “tRUST“ with Krete Beljaev
Art Jewellery Forum (USA), meeting in Kätrin Beljaevś jewellery studio, Viru 2, Tallinn
Oomen project organizer, Disainiöö, Tallinn
co-founder of collection “tRUST“, with Krete Beljaev
From the Coolest Corner, course teacher in Museum of Applied Art & Design
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
assistant Kristina Viirpalu fashion show Kuldnõel, Tallinn, Estonia
2010 part of Estonian representing group to Nordic jewelry, Helsinki, Finland
part of Estonian representation group to Schmuck 2010, Munich, Germany
assistent of Design Market, World is grey without you, Tallinn, Estonia
assistant of Kristina Viirpalu fashion show, Kadrioru castle, Tallinn, Estonia
assistant of Kristina Viirpalu fashion show, Riga, Latvia
ERKI fashion show, fashion collection “Ehedus”, estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
co-founder of collection “Ehedus” with Marita Lumi
2009 part of Estonian group to Schmuck 2009, Munich, Germany
co-founder fashion collection “Joia“ to ERKI Fashion Show, Tallinn, Estonia
assistant of design market “World is grey without you”, Tallinn, Estonia
course teacher in Estonian Academy of Arts, Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing
Stephan Maroschek masterclass “Cleaning” 
2008 assistant of international jewellery exhibition „Just Must”, Tallinn, Estonia
assistent of Estonian representation group in  international jewellery exhibition Siamo Qui – We are here, Florence, Italy
assistent of Dancing-Drawing performance, Tartu Sadamateater
assistent of Dancing-Drawing performance Kanut Guild, Tallinn, Estonia
part of NEiD Project, TAIK, Helsinki, Finland
Ted Noten masterclass “Journey”, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 part of  Marzee exhibition at Midora Fair, Leipzig, Germany
Christoph Burger masterclass, Tallinn, Estonia

Media and publications

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

Jewellery in collections

Kadri Mälk, jewelry collection, Tallinn, Estonia
Art Jewellery Forum collectors,  USA
Estonian Applied Art Museum, permanent collection, Tallinn, Estonia
Lasse Bahlmani jewellery collection, Helsingi, Finland
Estonian Academy of Arts, student works collection, Tallinn,Estonia
Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, jewellery collection, Firenze, Italy

Computer skills in graphic design

Inkscape, Gimp, Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, AutoCAD, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Sketchup 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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