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Eili Soon


Born 20.04.1983
Phone +372 56668127

Address Tiigi 4, Olustvere, Suure-Jaani vald, 70401, Viljandimaa, Estonia

 

Education:

2006 Estonian Academy of Arts, MA (cum laude), speciality of art and art history teacher

2005 Estonian Academy of Arts, BA, speciality of glass art

 

Professional career:

Since 2010 – Olustvere School of Service and Rural Economics, glass-studio, glass artist

Since 2010 Estonian Academy of Arts, lecturer on a contractual basis

2008 – 2010 OÜ Klaasistuudio, glassblower´s assistant

2006 – 2008 Järvakandi Glassmuseum, researcher – teacher

2006 – 2007 Eidapere School, art and class teacher

 

Personal exhibitions:

2015 "Lighting Objects" Tallinn Art Space Gallery, Tallinn

2013 „ To Be“, Gallery PINK, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 „To Have And To Be“, Olustvere Glass and Ceramic Studio Gallery, Olustvere, Estonia

2013 „Winter Bow“, Olustvere Glass and Ceramic Studio Gallery, Olustvere, Estonia

 

Group exhibitions:

2015 Annual Exhibition of Estonian Glass Artist´s Union „Moment“, Järvakandi Hetkegalerii, Järvakandi, Estonia

2015 International Hot Glass Symposium exhibition „10“, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2015 „15 words“, Olustvere Manor, Olustvere, Estonia

2014 „Spatial“, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2013 “Light”, Raplamaa Center for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia

2012 Annual Exhibition of Estonian Glass Artist´s Union “Grand Fragility”, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2012 „Chandelier“, Raplamaa Center for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia

2012 „Face Book“, HOP Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2011 Annual Exhibition of Estonian Glass Artist´s Union ”Pair”, Kullo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2009 "Scent Charm", Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia

2009 "A Love Affair With Yourself ", Viimsi Huvikeskus, Tallinn, Estonia

2008 „Glass Power”, Headquarters and Signal Battalion, Tallinn, Estonia

2007 „European Glass Creations Discovery”, MJC Lillebonne Saint-Epvre, France

2006 "Discovery", Kullo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2006 „Industrial and Art Glass in Estonia“, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tallinn, Estonia

2005 „OPTIC: Eve Koha and Students“, Architectural and Design Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2005 Estonian Academy of Art Students Graduation Exhibition, Rottermanni Soolaladu, Tallinn, Estonia

2004 Annual Exhibition of Estonian Glass Artist´s Union, „Focus“, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2004 „735ºC-865ºC“, Kullo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2003 „Winter Light“, Meistrite Hoov Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2002 „Estonian Disain 2002“, Design Forum Finland, Helsinki

2002 „DISAIN. GLASS. EAA. LORUP.“, Architectural and Design Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

 

Symposiums and Workshops:

2016 Workshop of Wilhelm Vernim "Graal-Kurs", LWL-Industriemuseum Glashütte Gernheim, Germany

2015 International Hot Glass Symposium „10“, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2015 Workshop of Mark Angus „15 words – glass painting“, Olustvere Glass Studio, Olustvere, Estonia

2012 Performance of Joselyne Price „Live Event“, Olustvere Glass Studio, Olustvere, Estonia

2012 Workshop of Sarah Gilbert „A Feast of the Sensible: Relational Design and Production“, Olustvere Glass Studio, Olustvere, Estonia

2009 Workshop of Arne Kiin „Digital Photography and Nature“, Järvakandi, Estonia

2008 Workshop of Jeffrey Sarmiento and Anna Vesele, „Photosensitive Masks and Sandblasting“, Tallinn, Estonia

2004 Workshop of Kazushi Nakada, technique of glassblowing, University of TAIK, Helsinki, Finland

 

Membership:

Estonian Glass Artist´s Union

Estonian National Museum Community

 

Awards:

2008 The Annual Prize of The Cultural Endowment of Estonia

 

Other professional activities:

Since 2015 – member of Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union Professional Committee

2013 Compilation of national curriculum – Glassblower´s Assistant

2012 Compilation of Occupational Standards – Glassblower level 4, 5 and 7