photo...jaan heinmaa

 

maria valdma

born 19.08.1973 Kärdla, Estonia

lives and works in Tallinn

 

education

1991-96 Tallinn Art University, Metal Art Department, BA

2000 Master of Arts in Metal Arts, Estonian Academy of Arts (Cum Laude)

2005 – 2006 Tallinn University, pedagogical course

 

work experiences

2000 director of the film “ Linnutiivul oled sa siit läbi läinud – Leili Kuldkepp”, AD Oculos Film, 29 min.

2001 – 2012 teacher of art in Rocca al Mare School

2003 co–curator and display designer  for  the exhibition “Notes”, 3 Dimensional Estonian Art, Szentendre Art Mill, Hungary

2006 co – curator for exhibition “Klassikud – Leili Kuldkepp”, ETDM, Tallinn

Since 2006 curator in Hop gallery, Tallinn

1996 – 2005 member of artists group F.F.F.F.

Since 2002 member of Estonian Artists Union

Since 2009 member of artists group KAM kartell

 

selected exhibitions

since 1994

2000 Estonian and Lithuanian Jewellery, Kunstpaviljoen, Nieuw-Roden, Holland

2000 Papuošalai/Jewellery, The Mizgiris’ Artists’ House, Nida, Lithuania

2000 Baltic Design Copenhagen, Denmark

2001 Ehted – Ékszerek – Schmuck – Jewellery (F.F.F.F.), Péter-Pál galleria / Szentendre, Hungary

2001Daily Bread/ jewellery(F.F.F.F.), Gallery Johan S./Porvoo, Finland

2001 Daily Bread/ jewellery(F.F.F.F.), Old Town Hall Gallery /Turku, Finland

2001 II Nordic Jewellery Triennial, Gothenburg, Sweden

2001 II Nordic Jewellery Triennial, Applied Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2002 Kapital, (F.F.F.F.), Estonian Art Museum, Tallinn Estonia

2002 II Nordic Jewellery Triennial, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002 Closing the Distance, (F.F.F.F.) Laźnia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

2002 Daily Bread, (F.F.F.F.) The Gallery of Hansa Bank, Tallinn

2002 Pentagram, (F.F.F.F.) Applied Art Museum, Tallinn

2003 Our Daily Bread, (F.F.F.F) Gallery HNOSS, Gothenburg, Sweden

2003 Where is east and West, jewellery, OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, USA

2004 Estonian Jewellery, Beijing Museum of Art&Crafts, China

2004 Contact, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Ma, USA

2004 Contact, Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Ma, USA (F.F.F.F.)

2005 Things you need to know about Estonia, (F.F.F.F.) Vision Centre, Cork, Ireland

2005 Amber trip, (F.F.F.F.) Vilnius, Lithuania

2005 Triennale Europenne du bijou contemporain, Domaine du Chateau de Seneffe, Belgium

2005 Things you need to know about Estonia, (F.F.F.F.),City Gallery, Tallinn

2005 Permission To Grow Up, Pincegaléria, Szombathely, Hungary

2005 Permission To Grow Up, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland

2006 Permission To Grow Up, Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn

2007 Permission to grow up, (F.F.F.F.), Munich, Germany

2008 JustMust, Estonian History Museum, Tallinn

2009 Estonian Jewellery, Bornholm, Denmark

2009 Living Jewel, Budapest, Hungary

2009 KORU 3, Imatra Art Museum, Finland

2009 MALE, Iida gallery, Tallinn

2010 Happy people (KAM kartell), Kärdla Power Station , Estonia

2010 Happy people (KAM kartell), Design Night, Kohvituba, Tallinn

2010 LightEST, Brugge, Belgium

2011 Ideal Landscapes, Evald Okase museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2011 Landscape, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelery Museum, Athens, Creece

2011 Weared images / photo + jewellery, Hop gallery, Tallinn

2011 Ultramarine. Noblessner Foundry, Tallinn

2012 Mazzano, Salt Storage, Tallinn

2013 Tallinn Applied Art Triennal, ETDM, Tallinn

2013 Cheongju Craft Biennale, South – Korea

2014 Rethinking the Everyday. Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014 Figurative Sense . Four frames from the Estonian jewellery art. Toldi Art Cinema, Budapest, Hungary

 

solo exhibitions

2005 Fictions, City Gallery, Tallinn

2009 Dust, A- gallery, Tallinn

2011 Guesthouse, Iida Gallery, Tallinn

2014 Passage, A-gallery, Tallinn

 

awards

2002 Annual Prize of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia (F.F.F.F.)

2009 the best exhibition of a year “Dust”, A – gallery, Tallinn

 

works in public collection

Estonian Art Museum

Estonian Applied Art Museum

Collection of Metal Art Department of Estonian Academy of Arts

Lasse Pahlmans private collection, Finland

Barbara Waldman`s private collection, USA

Kadri Mälk`s private collection, Estonia

 

filmography

“F.F.F.F. läheb laiali”, Director Marko Raat, Kuukulgur film, 55 min