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JÜRI OKAS
MARI ROOSVALT
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UNO ROOSVALT
KAI KOPPEL
MARA LJUTJUK
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Born in Tallinn on June 30, 1945.

Education
Graduated from Tallinn Art University on the speciality of painting in 1969.
Appears on exhibitions since 1970, takes part in annual exhibitions in Tallinn also since 1970.

Pedagogical activity
1975 - 1996 worked as a teacher in Tallinn Art School.
1985 - 1992 in Tallinn Pedagogical University.
1992 head of chair of painting and Centre for General Art Subjects in Tallinn Art University.
1998 - 2001 professor of the Centre for General Art Subjects in Estonian Academy of Arts.
2001 head of the Open Academy in Estonian Academy of Arts.

Memberships
1979 Estonian Artists Association
1997 presiding member of Estonian Painters' Association
2002 member of Estonian Aquarellists' Union.
2006 Head of Estonian Painters' Association.

Group exhibitions
1970 Young artists exhibition in Tartu, Estonia
1979 Baltic Triennial of Young Artists, Vilnius, Lithuania
1980 Young artists exhibition in Tashkent
1987 Exhibition of Estonian Art, Moscow, Russia
1988 Estonian art at ESTO, Melbourne, Australia
1989 Estonian painting in Shiauliai, Lithuania
1990 Estonian art in Lohja, Finland
1990 Estonian painting in Le Trepos, France
1992 Estonian painting in Lahti, Finland
1993 Kunst Aus Estland, Grosburgwedel, HannoverGermany
1996 Abstraction and Abstraction, Tallinn Art Hall
1996 Fair Activ Leben, Düsseldorf, Germany
1996 Baltic Triennial. Vilnius, Lithuania
1997 "312 A", Chaplin Contemporary Art Centre, Pärnu, Estonia
1997 Confrontations/Agreements, annual exhibition of Estonian painting, Tallinn Art Hall
1997 Estonian art in Oberhausen, Germany
1997 Baltic Triennial, Riga, Latvian
1998 A Painter - A Holy Chatter. Let's Talk About Men. Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn
1998 "Intohimo", Kellokoski, Itämeri Centre, Finland
1998 Estonian art at the end of Century, Espoo Cultural Centre, Finland
1999 "312 A", Narva Art Museum
2000 Estonian Contemporary Art, Hyvinkää Art Museum
2000 Estonian Contemporary Art, Oulu Art Museum
2000 Estonian Art at the turn of the Millennium, Tallinn
2000 Colour in Water, Water in Colour, Hansa Gallery, Tallinn
2001 Baltic Watercolour Triennial, Riga
2001 "Catcher of the Butterflys", Pärnu Art Museum.
2001 "Kickback", City Gallery of Pärnu
2001 "Spring Exhibition", Viljandi
2001 "Aquarell" Valga
2001 "Annual exhibition of Estonian painting", Jäneda Manor
2001 "312 A", exhibition of works by teachers of Estonian Academy of Arts, Albu Manor.
2001 "Neues aquarell", Internationale Biennale, Main-Kinzig-Fulda.
2001 "Mees ja naine", Pärnu Art Museum.
2001 "Ma tunnen end paremini", Pärnu Art Museum.
2001 ART SIBBE-BALTICUM, Sippo, Finland
2002 "Realistic Abstraction", Tartu Art Hall, Tartu
2002 "Painting 2002", Tallinn Art Hall
2002 "Art Summer", Pärnu City Gallery
2002 Watercolour exhibition, Tartu Art Hall, Kasellaanimaja Gallery, Tallinn
2002 "Temporal timeless", Kuressaare Town Hall Gallery
2002 "312 A", Rakvere Museum, Valga Cultural Center
2003 "Paradise", Gallery 008, Tallinn
2003 "Members of Academy in Vilnius", Gallery Vartai, Vilnius
2003 "Room 312A at home", Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts.
2003 "Abstraktsioon ja empaatia", Tartu Art Hall, Tartu.
2003 "Room 312A", Pommernhus Kunsthall, Greifswald, Germany. 1XII Vilnius painting triennial "Seven rules of painting",Vilnius Art Hall, Lithuania
2004 "The color, the paper, the water" Art museum in Plunge' Lithuania
2004 "Room 312 A",Viljandi and Paide Ciy Gallery, Tartu Y Gallery
2004 "I am painter" annual exhibition of Estonian painting, Tallinn Art Hall
2004 "In One Line" Tartu Art Hall 2005 "Identity" Tallinn Art Hall
2005 Watercolour exhibition Viljandi and Paide City Gallery, Estonia concert house
2005 "Room 312 A" Võru Museum "Tallinn-Dublin-Võru"
2005 "Tallinn - Kotka. 12 artist at Kotka" Kotka City Gallery
2005 "Self-portrait" Tartu Art Hall. Tartu
2006 "Technobia", Tallinn Art House; exhibition of drawings "Improvisation", Tallinn Art House; "Naked", Tartu Art House; "Pure Painting" Gallery of Jõhvi Concert Hall; "Beautiful Paintings" Aaspere Mansion
2007 Annual exhibition of the Estonian Association of Aquarelle Artists "Aquarelle choices", Tartu Art House; annual exhibition of EAA "Art of Living", Tallinn Art House; annual exhibition of EPS "Right Choice", Tartu Art House; "Travels with the Paintbrush Italy-Argentine" with Mai Olbri in Ammende Villa, Pärnu; "Tasteless Painting" in Haapsalu Town Gallery; "Talks to me... does not talk to me" Art Gallery of Jõhvi Concert Hall; "At the Border" Art Gallery of Narva Museum

Solo exhibitions
1979 Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
1985 Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
1987 Tamsalu House of Culture
1990 Gallery Draakon, Tallinn
1992, 1996, 1999 Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
1992 Munga Gallery, Pärnu
1993 Gallery G, Tallinn
1994 KÜÜ Gallery, Tartu
1995 Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
1996, 1997 Raatuse Gallery, Tallinn
1998 Deco Gallery
1998 E. Vilde Museum, Tallinn
2000 Sammas Gallery, Tallinn
2000 Haus Gallery. Tallinn
2001 Haus Gallery, Tallinn
2002 "1+1", Haus Gallery, Tallinn
2002 "Bridges", U-Bank Gallery, Tallinn
2002 "Side", Tammissaare, Finland.
2003 "Locus", Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
2004 "Phrase and contact". U-Bank Gallery. Tallinn
2004 "Phase" gallery viviann napp Tallinn
2005 "Retrospective"Evald Okas Museum, Tallinn
2005 "Synonym" Gallery G, Tallinn
2006 "Vision" in Riigikogu Art Hall, Tallinn, Würth Art Gallery in Rae rural municipality; "Synonym " in Vaal Gallery; "; "Prelude to Italy" Haus Gallery, Tallinn
2007 "Analyse" in Hobusepea Gallery.

Joint exhibitions with husband Uno Roosvalt
1994, 1995, 1996 in Estonia 1995 Raahe Art Salon, Finland
2001 "ART SIBBE-BALTICUM" Sipoo, Finland
2002 "Plats" Villa Ormnas’is Tammisaaris, Soome
2003 Ammende Villa Pärnu
2005 "Locus" Akadeemiline Meditsiiniline Keskus "Blauwe Patio", Groningen; "Dialoog" Viinistu Kunstimuusium.
2006 "In Our Own Language" Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu

Awards
1997 prize of Baltic Triennial, Riga, Latvian
2001 "Neues aquarell", Internationale Biennale - III prize
2006 Konrad Mägi Award

Works in collections
Estonian Art Museum, Estonia Tartu Art Museum, Estonia Artists'Union Exhibition Centre Moscow, Russia Russian Art Foundation Private collections in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Australia, America, Canada, France, Germany

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