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PAINTINGS
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JÜRI OKAS
MARI ROOSVALT
UNO ROOSVALT
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PAINTINGS
KAI KOPPEL
MARA LJUTJUK
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1941 Born in Tallinn

Speciality education
1956-62 Tartu Art School
1963-69 Estonian State Art Institute, speciality of painting

Professional career
Since 1969 teacher at Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA)
1985-1995 Head of the Department of Painting, EAA Since
1989 associate professor Member of Estonian Artists Union, Estonian Painters Union

Solo exhibitions
1975, 1981, 1987 Tallinn Art Salon
1976, 1983 Pärnu Local Museum
1990 Adamson-Eric Museum, Tallinn
1991, 1993 A.H. Tammsaare Memorial Museum, Tallinn
1992 Gallery G, Tallinn Scientific Library of Tartu University
1993 KÜÜ-Gallery, Tartu
1994 Gallery “Maarja”, Põlva Art Hall, Viljandi Gallery Vaal, Tallinn Harku Culture Centre
1996 Gallery Aatrium, Tallinn Raatuse Gallery, Tallinn Deco Gallery, Tallinn Chaplin Contemporary Art Centre, Pärnu
1999 Sammas Gallery, Tallinn
2000 St Elisabeth Church, Pärnu
2001 “From Day To Day”, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery. “Junipers”, Studio-Gallery, Tallinn “Drawings”, Haapsalu Town Gallery. “Seaward”, Albu Manorhouse, Järvamaa “From Homely Land”, Hansapank Gallery, Tallinn
2002 “On Water Line”, Ühispank Gallery, Tallinn
2003 “By the Seaside”, Kuressaare Town Hall Gallery “Ekenäs – Tammisaari”, Gallery G, Tallinn
2004 “Drawings”, Eesti Põlevkivi art gallery, Jõhvi “Painting exhibition”, Kondase Centre, Viljandi; “Variation”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn “Kihnu in Mind”, Pärnu Museum of Contemporary Art; “Seems to Me”, Riigikogu Art Hall, Tallinn “Locus” Health Centre of Groningen in Dutch; Painting exhibition in Kihnu Schoolhouse ”Dialogue” (with Mari Roosvalt) Viinistu Art Museum; ”Travelmark” Castellan House gallery; ”In Our Own Language”, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu; ”Observation” Würth Art Gallery in Rae rural municipality; ”Far and near” Viinistu Art Museum; ”From time to time” Art Hall in Viljandi

Joint exhibitions with Mari Roosvalt
1995 Raahe Art Hall, Finland Art Halinga Gallery in Halinga Trade Center
1996 Haapsalu Town Gallery
2002 “Place”, Villa Ormnas, Tammisaari, Finland
2003 “Dialogue”, Ammende Villa, Pärnu
2005 ”Locus” Akadeemiline Meditsiiniline Keskus ”Blauwe Patio”, Groningen; ”Dialoog” Viinistu Kunstimuusium.
2006 ”In Our Own Language” Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu

Group exhibitions
1972,1981, 1984, 1987 Vilnius Painting Triennial
1982 “IBA” International Book Art Exhibition, Leipzig
1990, 1994 Book-Art Triennial Vilnius
1987 Estonian Art in Moscow
1988 Estonian Art In Australia “Art Estonica 88” Helsinki, Tampere, Finland
1990 Estonian Art in Le Trepos, France
1993 Estonian Art in Grossburgwedel, Germany
1996 Estonian Art in Düsseldorf, Germany
1997 “Unending Landscape” (4 artists) Tallinn Art Hall Estonian Art in Oberhausen, Germany
1998 Baltic Arts Exhibition Stair Colour & Patterns, London
2000 “DEJA VU” , Tallinn Art Hall Estonian Art at the turn of the Millennium, Tallinn, Berlin
2001 “Kickback”, EML annual exhibition, Pärnu Town Gallery “The Day Of Open Windows”, Art Summer, Kuressaare Town Gallery “ART SIBBE-BALTICUM”, Sipoo, Finland “Realistic Realism”, Tallinn Art Hall
2002 “Painting 2002”, Tallinn Art Hall Art Summer, Pärnu Town Gallery “Drawings 2002”, Tallinn Art Hall Exhibition of the European Academies of Fine Arts, “The Man and His Religions Dimension in Europe”, Rome, Vatican
2003 “Dedication to Omar Volmer”, Library of the Tartu University “Painting Paradise”, Gallery 008, Tallinn “Forms and Colours”, K-Gallery, Brussels “Chart”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn “Sign of Hiiumaa”, Culture Centre of Kärdla
2004 “River Days AD2004”, St Elisabeth Church, Pärnu Annual exhibition of EPU, Haapsalu Town Gallery “In One Line”, annual exhibition of EPU, Tartu Art Hall
2005 Annual exhibition of EAU “Identities”, Tallinn Art Hall
2006 “Pure Painting” Gallery of Jõhvi Concert Hall; "Save Willy” the annual exhibition of Estonian Painting Artists Association, Gallery Vaal; “Beautiful Paintings” Aaspere mansion; “Art of Living” Tallinn Art Hall; “Right Choice” Tartu Art House; “Talks to me… does not talk to me” Gallery of Jõhvi Concert Hall

Prizes
Diploma from Moscow Young Artists Exhibition 1972, 1975
Moscow “Book-Art 1977”, I Grade diploma, 1978
USSR Economic Achievement Exhibition, Bronze medal, Moscow 1984
Vinni painting prize 1993
Gallery “Maarja” Põlva, 1993, 1994 - prize
Painters Union prize 2000

Works in collections
Estonian Art Museum, Tartu Art Museum, Tallinn Art Hall, Lohja Town Government, private collections.

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