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Collection highlights

Ilmar Kruusamäe

Birthday: 15.07.1957
Birthplace: Tartu, Estonia
Education: 1980 graduated from Tartu Univeristy as an economist
Solo Exhibitions: 2004 Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2003 Tartu Art House, Estonia
2002 Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 Järvenpää Art House, Finland
2000 Sammas Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1997 Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia
1997 Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1996 Sung Kyun Kwan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1995 15 Faces from Venice. Jesolo di Lido, Venice, Italy
1994 Gallery Stallen, Fredrikstad, Norway
1992 Galerii Art-Contact. Karlsruhe, Germany
1991 Sung Kyun Kwan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1984, 1990 Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Selected group exhibitions: 2005 4th International Mini-Print Triennial, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Ich bin Ein Maler. Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2003 Kursi 15. Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2002 Closing the Distance. Gdansk, Poland
2000 Artists’ Banknote Works. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Weddel, Germany
2000 3rd International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia
2000 Baltic Art. New York, Washington, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, USA
1999 3rd International Triennial of Graphic Arts. National Centre for Fine Arts, Cairo, Egypt
1999 Pisa 1999. 1st Mini Graphic Arts & Painting International Biennial, Centro Espostzioni Pisa Arte, Pisa, Italy
1998 Agart World Print Festival, Ljubljana, Sloveenia
1998 Printmakers from Estonia, Stanhope Art Museum, Queensland, Austraalia
1997 2nd Egyptian International Print Triennal, National Center of Fine Arts, Giza, Egypt
1996 Osaka Triennial, Osaka, Japan
1995 1st Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial ´95, Japan
1994 ArtiStamps, AVA Gallery & Art Center, Lebanon (NH) USA
1991 1st International Biennal of Graphic, Györ, Hungary
1988 ARS Estonica ´88, Helsinki, Tampere Contemporary Art Museum, Finland
Exhibition of Young Artist of USSR, Manege, Moscow, Russia
1986 Estonian Soviet Painting and Sculpture. Čiurlionis’ Art Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania
Organisations: 1989 AHA (Association of Hawaii Artists)
1988 artists association KURSI KOOLKOND founding member
1988 Estonian Artists' Association
1982–1988 Youth League of Estonian Artists' Association
Awards: 2003 Scholarship of Tartu Cultural Endowment
2001 Cultural Endowment of Estonia, yearly scholarship
2000 "Fax for Peace, fax for Tolerance", grand prix, Italy
1999 PISA 1999. I Biennial of small graphic arts and painting, diploma, Italy
1998 II Lorci Biennial „Citta Di Locri”, Italy, foreign artist award
1996 Osaka Painting Triennial, award by Osaka Contemporary Art’s Centre, Japan
1995 Maarja Gallery, Põlva, Estonia, grand prix
1985 III Baltic Young Artists Triennial, Nemuno Award, Vilnius, Lithuania
Works in collections: Art Museum of Estonia, Estonian Art Foundation (Tallinn), Estonian (Tartu), Estonian Museum of Literature (Tartu, Estonia), Tartu Art Museum, Tartu Town Hall, Tartu University, Theatre Vanemuine (Tartu), Palamuse County Museum (Estonia), Käsmu Marine Museum, Centre for Humor and Satire (Gabrovo, Bulgaaria), Henie-Onstad Art Centre (Oslo, Norway), Osaka Centre for Contemporary Art (Japan), National Art Museum (Egiptus), Zimmerli Art Museum (USA)


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