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Artist information

2003 MAi n fine arts in fine arts atatEstonian Art AcademyEstonian Art Academy
1995 BA in sculpture at Estonian Art AcademyBA in sculpture at Estonian Art Academy
1993-95 Konstfack Konstfack (Stockholm Stockholm); ); Escola Massana and La Llotja Massana and La Llotja (Barcelona Barcelona)
Since 2005 Assistant professor of department Assistant professor of department of sculpture of sculpture in Art Academy of Estonia Art Academy of Estonia
Since 1995 The member of Estonian Artist The member of Estonian Artist Association, the Union of Sculptors Association, the Union of Sculptors

Elio Liiv Gallery

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Professional Experience


2008 Sitespecifif artproject “Sisemine ja välimine valgus Sitespecifif artproject “Sisemine ja välimine valgus (Inner and Outer Light)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, (Inner and Outer Light)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia Estonia
2007 Sitespecific artproject “Õhk, Valgus ja Lendamine (The Air, Sitespecific artproject “Õhk, Valgus ja Lendamine (The Air,
Light and Flying)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia Light and Flying)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia
2007 International exhibition “Transit International exhibition “Transit – South Pole” Bishkek, South Pole” Bishkek, Kyrgystan Kyrgystan
2007 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition“Süsteemi otsing (Looking for the “Süsteemi otsing (Looking for the system)” The Ambassy of Estonia, Helisnki, Finlandsystem)” The Ambassy of Estonia, Helisnki, Finland
2006 Monument “Kalev” (7 m. high), co. Hansanova, Tallinn, Monument “Kalev” (7 m. high), co. Hansanova, Tallinn, Estonia Estonia
2006 Sitespecific art “Vaheruum (Interspace)”, Hirvepark, Sitespecific art “Vaheruum (Interspace)”, Hirvepark, Lightfestival of Tallinn, EstoniaLightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia
2005 Symposium of sculpture / Salacgriva, LatviaSymposium of sculpture / Salacgriva, Latvia
2004 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition"Kõiksuse Kodu", Kohtla"Kõiksuse Kodu", Kohtla-Järve City Järve City-
gallery, Estonia gallery, Estonia
2004 Symposium of woodsculpture "Ilmapuu (Worldtree)", The Symposium of woodsculpture "Ilmapuu (Worldtree)", The congress of Fenno congress of Fenno-ugric peoples, Sagadi, Estonia ugric peoples, Sagadi, Estonia
2003 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition“Kõiksuse Kodu (The home of Universe)” “Kõiksuse Kodu (The home of Universe)” Pärnu Uues Kunsti Muuseum, EstoniaPärnu Uues Kunsti Muuseum, Estonia
2003 International exhibition “Valu (Pain)”, Pärnu International exhibition “Valu (Pain)”, Pärnu Linnagalerii, EstoniaLinnagalerii, Estonia
2003“ Aluminium Art +New Technologies”, International “Aluminium Art +New Technologies”, International festival of modern art, festival of modern art, -music and music and --theatre, Bakuu, theatre, Bakuu, AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
2002 “Kunsti Suvi (Art Summer)”, Roma Art Gallery, Gotland, “Kunsti Suvi (Art Summer)”, Roma Art Gallery, Gotland, SwedenSweden
2001 “Kunsti Suvi (Art Summer)” Kuressaare, Estonia;“Kunsti Suvi (Art Summer)” Kuressaare, Estonia;
2001 International Land Art symposium “Avatud Ring (Open International Land Art symposium “Avatud Ring (Open Circle)”, Kuressaare, EstoniaCircle)”, Kuressaare, Estonia
2001 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition“Meie oleme Nemad (We are They)”, “Meie oleme Nemad (We are They)”, Kuressaare, EstoniaKuressaare, Estonia
1999 International exhibition "Aquarium", Rotermanni International exhibition "Aquarium", Rotermanni soolaladu, Estoniasoolaladu, Estonia
1997 Land Art project at airfields of Haapsalu, EstoniaLand Art project at airfields of Haapsalu, Estonia
1997 Estonian Sculpture, Tallinn art Hall, EstoniaEstonian Sculpture, Tallinn art Hall, Estonia
1997 "Estonian sculpture throw times", Tretyakov Gallery, "Estonian sculpture throw times", Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, RussiaMoscow, Russia
1996 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition"20% of seconds 80% of"20% of seconds 80% ofcenturies", Linna Gallery, Estoniacenturies", Linna Gallery, Estonia
1996 Personal exhibitionPersonal exhibition"The Big Centrum & Nothing","The Big Centrum & Nothing",Stockholm, SwedenStockholm, Sweden
1996 International Sculpture Quadrennial "CrossInternational Sculpture Quadrennial "Cross-roads", roads", Arsenal, Riga, LatviaArsenal, Riga, Latvia
1995 Group exhibition "Salat (Salad)", Estonian Art Academy, Group exhibition "Salat (Salad)", Estonian Art Academy, EstoniaEstonia
1995 International exhibition "Man and Woman" at Pärnu, International exhibition "Man and Woman" at Pärnu, Estonia
1995 Land Art Workshop at Nordingrå, Höga Kusten, SwedenLand Art Workshop at Nordingrå, Höga Kusten, Sweden
1995 SKKEK III year exhibition "Biotopos" at Tallinn, EstoniaSKKEK III year exhibition "Biotopos" at Tallinn, Estonia
1994 Personal exhibition"Zero in Black", Gallery "Zero in Black", Gallery Konstfack at Stockholm, SwedenKonstfack at Stockholm, Sweden
1994 Personal exhibition"Zero", Gallery "Vaal" at Tallinn, "Zero", Gallery "Vaal" at Tallinn, Estonia
1993 Group exhibition " 6+1", Gallery "Art Leonardo" atGroup exhibition " 6+1", Gallery "Art Leonardo" atTampere, FinlandTampere, Finland
1989 "Estonian Young Artist" at Tartu, Estonia"Estonian Young Artist" at Tartu, Estonia
1988 "Estonian Young Artist" at Tallinn, Estonia"Estonian Young Artist" at Tallinn, Estonia

Curated Exhibitions


2008 Sitespecifif artproject “Sisemine ja Sitespecifif artproject “Sisemine ja välimine valgus (Inner and Outer Light)” välimine valgus (Inner and Outer Light)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, EstoniaLightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia
2007 Sitespecific artproject “Õhk, Valgus ja Sitespecific artproject “Õhk, Valgus ja Lendamine (The Air, Light and Flying)” Lendamine (The Air, Light and Flying)” Lightfestival of Tallinn, EstoniaLightfestival of Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Sitespecific art “Vaheruum (Interspace)”, Sitespecific art “Vaheruum (Interspace)”, Hirvepark, Lightfestival of Tallinn, Hirvepark, Lightfestival of Tallinn, EstoniaEstonia
2005 "Seto Kirä´ (The pattern of Seto)", National "Seto Kirä´ (The pattern of Seto)", National Museum of Estonia, TartuMuseum of Estonia, Tartu

Prizes, Awards


2007 Succesful contest project Succesful contest project ––Monument for Monument for lost solders at II World War in island of lost solders at II World War in island of Hiiumaa, Kärdla, Estonia
2007 Succesful contest project Succesful contest project ––Monument for Monument for rye of Sangaste, Estoniarye of Sangaste, Estonia
2002 Succesful contest project Succesful contest project ––representing representing Estonia at M2M art project "Monument To Estonia at M2M art project "Monument To Mankind" (not accomplishmented)
1996 Special prize from International Special prize from International Sculpture Quadrennial "CrossSculpture Quadrennial "Cross-roads", roads",
Arsenal, Riga Arsenal, Riga
1992 First prize from a contest for finding an First prize from a contest for finding an annual sculptureannual sculpture-prize to writers and prize to writers and artists of Estonian Children Literature; artists of Estonian Children Literature;

Participated in Expeditions


2004 visiting Setos visiting Setos
2002 visiting Udmurtsvisiting
2002 visiting Udmurts isiting
1996 visiting visiting Jamal Nenets
1995 visiting visiting Siberian Khanty

Festival Conferences


2007 Poster presentation “Researcher of natural holy Poster presentation “Researcher of natural holy places versus their user” at the conference “Holy places versus their user” at the conference “Holy Groves around the Baltic Sea”, The Estonian Groves around the Baltic Sea”, The Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, EstoniaLiterary Museum, Tartu, Estonia
2006 Performance “Eseme kodu (Thing's (a) home as our Performance “Eseme kodu (Thing's (a) home as our home)“ at the conference „Läänemeresoome kodu home)“ at the conference „Läänemeresoome kodu (Fenno(Fenno-Baltic home)“, The Võro Institute, Võru, Baltic home)“, The Võro Institute, Võru,
Estonia Estonia
2004 Poster presentation „Seto kirä´ (The patterns of Poster presentation „Seto kirä´ (The patterns of Seto)“ at the conference "Piirikultuurid ja Seto)“ at the conference "Piirikultuurid ja ––keeled keeled (The bordercultures and (The bordercultures and ––languages)", The Võro languages)", The Võro Institute, Võru, Estonia Institute, Võru, Estonia
2003 X FennoX Fenno-Ugria folklore festival, Tver, Karelia Ugria folklore festival, Tver, Karelia
2003 XI AllXI All-Russian folklore festival Tšeboksarõ, Russian folklore festival Tšeboksarõ,
Chuvashia Chuvashia
20022002EtnoEtno-futu conference, Iževsk, Udmurtia

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