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Eeva Käsper

 

 
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Born:

18.10.1971 in Tartu, Estonia

 

Education:

1998–2003 Department of glass at Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA), MA
2000 Burg Giebichenstein University of Arts and Design, Halle, Germany
1994–1998 Department of glass at Estonian Academy of Arts, BA
1990–1994 Tartu Art College

 

Professional career:

Since 2009 Glass art studio "Glass club", foundation member, artist
Since 2003 The tutor of department of glass at the EAA
October–December 2006 The lecturer of department of glass at Anatolian University, Turkey
1998–2007 The assistant of head of department of glass at the EAA

 
Exhibitions:

Solo (duo, trio) exhibitions:
2010 “A Moment of Balance” (with M. Saare, T. Sarapu), Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia
2007 “Fragile. Recorded Influences”, Hop Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 “Fragile Moment” (together with T. Sarapu), open air glass exhibition in town centre of Tallinn, Estonia
2004 “Around” (together with K. Uslar), Pärnu Town gallery, Pärnu, Estonia
2003 “Spring”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1998 "Aparte", Gallery Domini Canes, Tallinn, Estonia
1997 "Field of Memory" (together with T. Sarapu and V. Kiil), Gallery Arttia, Tallinn, Estonia

 

Group exhibitions:
2013 “17 views to Estonian Contemporary Applied Art”, Cheongju, Korea
2013 “Mare Balticum”, Gallery Ritterswürden, Zwiesel, Germany
2013 “From Sand…”, Reigi parsonage, Hiiumaa Island, Estonia
2013 “Milky Way”, Rakvere gallery, Rakvere, Estonia
2012 “Contemporary Estonian Glass Art", Jelagin Island's Glass Museum, St.
Petersburg, Russia
2012 “Grand Fragility”, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia (cat.)
2012 “Contemporary Estonian Glass Art”, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 “Multisensory” L'Arredamento Gallery, Prato di Pordenone, Italy
2011 “Inside/Outside” Frauenau Glass Museum, Frauenau, Germany
2011 “Paar” Kullo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 “Estonian Glass”, Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2010 Exhibition of International Glass Festival, Skalda gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria (cat.)
2010 "Camgeran", Contemporary Glass Art Museum, Eskisehir, Turkey (cat.)
2010 “Estonian Glass”, Glashütte Gernheim, Petershagen, Germany
2010 “Jukebox”, Nuutajarvi, Finland
2009 “Gläserne Zeichen in der Landschaft”, Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany
2009 “National Heritage”, Rakvere Gallery, Rakvere, Estonia
2009 “National Heritage”, Pärnu Town Gallery, Estonia
2008–2009 “Vitrum Balticum IV. New and Young”, Kaunas, Lithuania
2008 “Hortus Insolitus”, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge, UK
2008 “Open”, Paide Town Hall, Paide, Estonia
2008 “Glasplastik und Garten”, Munster, Germany
2008 “3+3”, Gallery Im Heppächer, Esslingen, Germany
2008 “The Baltic Way”, Gallery Kunstbahnhof, Dresden, Germany
2007 “SÄSI”, Gallery of Architecture and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Baltic Way”, Craft in the Bay Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK
2007 “Glass Garden III”, Gallery XX, Panevezys, Lithuania
2007 “Round”, Albu Manor House, Järva County, Estonia
2007 “State of Affairs”, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2007 Series of exhibitions “Berlin Glass Night”, Glasbrücke Berlin, Germany
2007 “Glass on Snow”, Gus-Khrustalny, Russia
2007 “Born from Sand ”, Rakvere Gallery, Rakvere, Estonia
2007 “Round”, Albu Manor House, Järva County, Estonia
2007 “Estonian Glass 70: the best of 10 years”, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Art Exhibition of Fine Arts Faculty of Anatolian University, Vestel Art Gallery, Eskisehir, Turkey
2006 16th Istanbul Art Fair, TÜYAP Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
2006 Series of exhibitions of Baltic contemporary glass, Gallery Academija, Vilnius; Gallery of Textile Workers‘ and Painters‘ Guild and Graphic Gallery, Kaunas; Gallery XX and Panevezys Civic Art Gallery, Panevezys, Lithuania
2006 “Glass Garden II”, Panevezys, Lithuania (cat.)
2006 “Coburg Glass Price 2006”, Veste Coburg, Germany (cat.)
2006 II White Glass Days, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
2006 “Beautiful”, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 “Mo-mosaic”, Stikla Galerija, Riga, Latvia
2006 “Experimental Spirit in Glass Sculpture“, Mentzendorff’s House, Riga, Latvia
2006 “Vitrum Balticum III”, International Glass Art Exhibition, M. K. Ciurlionis National Art Museum, Ceramics Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania
2005 White Glass Days, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu and A-Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 “Broken Things”, Jaani Seek Museum, Tallinn and Viljandi Gallery, Viljandi, Estonia
2004 “Maritima”, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
2004 “Focus”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2003 “Notes. 3 Dimensional Estonian Art”, Szentendre Art Mill, Hungary (cat.)
2003 “Platter”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 “Counteroffer”, The Applied Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 ”Views”, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 “Young and hot, emerging artists from Europe”, Societeit Baby, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2001 “Glass with Care”, EAA Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 “Harmonies”, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 “Through the Glass”, Town Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 Estonian Art and Craft, Gallery Tersaeus and Gallery Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden (cat.)
2001 International glass art exhibition of academies of arts of Baltic States, Academy of Arts in Riga, Latvia
2000 "Global Art Glass" Orrefors workshop exhibition, Orrefors, Sweden
1998 "The Landmarks", Haapsalu Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia
1998 "New Life in Glass", Rakvere Gallery, Rakvere, Estonia

 
 

Curator of the exhibitions:
2009 “EKA Know How. Isn't it So Simple?” (with T. Sarapu), EAA gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2004 “735–860°C”, Kullo gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 “Glass with Care” (together with T. Sarapu), EAA gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

 
Conferences, symposia and workshops:

2010 International glass symposium "International festival of glass – Sofia 2010", Sofia, Bulgaria
2009 International glass conference “Scratching the Surface – Matters of Perception”, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge, UK
2007 International symposium on glass education “Meeting Point II. VITRA”, Nancy and Vannes-le-Chatel, France
2007 International symposium and workshop of glass blowing “Glass Garden III”, Panevezys, Lithuania
2007 II International symposium and workshop of art glass, Gus-Khrustalny, Russia
2006 International symposium and workshop of glass blowing “Glass Garden II”, Panevezys, Lithuania
2006 II White Glass Days’ workshop of glass blowing, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu
2006 International conference on glass education “Meeting Point I – Tallinn”, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 VII International Glass Symposium “Glass in Context: Art – Image – Industry”, Frauenau, Germany
2006 International workshop „Experimental Spirit in Glass Sculpture“, Grizinkalns Glass Factory, Riga, Latvia
2005 White Glass Days’ workshop of glass blowing, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu
2002 Glass Art Society Annual Conference: 32, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Practice at the Lauscha Glass Factory, Germany
1999 International Glass Triennial "Global Art Glass" workshop, Orrefors, Sweden
1997 Ethnographical expedition to Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug, Russia

 
Acknowledgments:

2012 Appreciated Glass Artist 2010-2011, biannual prize of Estonian Glass Artists' Union
2009 International glass contest “Glass Gardens in Frauenau” (with T. Sarapu), Germany – selected work “Imaginary Space”, realized 2010
2008 New Glass Review 29, the annual competition of Corning Museum of Glass – selected work
2007 The Award of Estonian Young Designer SÄSI – Small SÄSI
2006 New Glass Review 27, the annual competition of Corning Museum of Glass – selected work
2005 Coburg Glass Prize 2006 – selected work
2005 Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award – selected work
2003 Diploma in the field of humanities in contest of scientific research of students in Estonia with thesis “Mosaic Glass – History and Technology”
1997 International fair competition "Woman`97", III price

 
Cooperation:

2012 The 6th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial 2012 "The Art of Collecting", member of organizational commetee
2010–2011 Estonian–Norwegian collaboration project "World of Glass", making glass instruments for musicians, project leader, artist

 
Works in collections:

2010 The Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany
2008 Ernsting Stiftung Alter Hof Herding, Germany
2007 The Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Contemporary Glass Art Museum, Eskisehir, Turkey
2001 The Estonian History Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

 
Unions and Juries:

Since 2011 Member of board of Tallinn Applied Art Triennial Society
2009-2011 Member of Commetee of Estonian Cultural Endowment
Since 2007 Member of Estonian Artists' Association (member of council 2007-2010)
2006 Member of jury of international students’ exhibition of glass “Discovery”, Tallinn, Estonia
Since 2005 Member of Estonian Glass Artists’ Union (member of board 2007-2010)
Since 2005 Member of board of applied art and design gallery HOP, Tallinn, Estonia
Since 2005 Member of Estonian Glass Artists’ Union
Since 1999 Member of Ydi-group

 
Selected publications:

2011 „Ten Years of Estonian Glass Art“, Tallinn, Estonia, ISBN 978-9949-21-941-4
2010 Catalogue “The Moment of Balance”, Tartu Art Museum, Estonia,
ISBN 978-9985-9765-4-8
2009 Cummings, K. „Contemporary Kiln-formed Glass“, A & C Black Publishers, London, ISBN 9781408100752, pg-s 98-99
2009 Kalthoff, Norbert. „Eeva Käsper. Glass Art from Estonia“. Glashaus 2/2009
2006 „Coburg Glass Prize 2006”, Coburg, Germany

 

 

 

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