CV & Portfolio

Jaanus Samma
1982
http://www.jaanussamma.eu/
jsamma@gmail.com

Portfolio (pdf, 45 Mb)

  • Education:
    • since 2011 Estonian Academy of Arts, PhD studies in arts and design
    • 2005–2009 Estonian Academy of Arts, MA  in fine arts
    • 2007 Université Paris 8 Saint-Denis – Vincennes
    • 2006 École superieure Estienne des Arts et Industries graphiques, France
    • 2001–2005 Estonian Academy of Arts, BA in graphic arts
  • Personal exhibitions:
    • 2016
      • “NSFW. A Chairman’s Tale,” Museum of Occupations, Tallinn
      • “Three Works at a Canteen,” former canteen of Kalibr factory, Minsk, Belarus
    •  2015
      • “NSFW. A Chairman’s Tale,” Estonian Pavillion at the 56th Venice Biennale
      • “Unrest,” Gotland Art Museum, Visby, Sweden
    • 2014
      • “The Hair Sucks Sweater Shop,” Tallinn Art Hall Gallery
    • 2011
      • “AAFAGC” (with Alo Paistik), März project space, Tallinn
    • 2010
      • “Mare Vint. PARK. Jaanus Samma,” TAM Gallery, Tallinn
    • 2009
      • “In the Park,” Draakon Gallery, Tallinn
    • 2008
      • “Filter,” Tallinn City Gallery (Artishok Annual Exhibition)
      • “War,” Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
    • 2006
      • “Fountain & Balcony. Pärnus’s version” (with Pille Jüriso), Rael Artel Gallery, Viljandi Young Town Gallery, Hobusepea Gallery
    • 2005
      • “Swimming-pool,” EKA Gallery, Tallinn
  • Group exhibitions:
    • 2016
      • “Kunstnerbøger – Vildt Voksende,” Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
      • Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2016 “Conservatism and Liberalism,” Riga, Latvia
      • “Masters Peasants Peasants Masters,” BWA Sokół, Nowy Sącz, Poland
      • “Kilometre of Sculpture 2016,” Rakvere
    • 2015
      • “They Will Remember Us in the Future,” Academy Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
      • “From Explosion to Expanse. Estonian Contemporary Photography 1991—2015,” Tartu Art Museum
        XX Mäntta Art Festival, Finland
    • 2014
      • “Kõhe tunne / Feeling Queezy?!,” EKKM, Tallinn
      • “The Hypnotist Collector,” NAuArt Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
      • “Dans le même temps,” Un:Spaced Gallery, Bordeaux, France
      • “Side Effects II,” Ancien Musée de Peinture de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
      • “Is This The Museum We Wanted?” Tartu Art Museum
    • 2013
      • “Pebbles in the Mouth,” Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland
      • “Köler Prize 2013. Exhibition of Nominees,” EKKM, Tallinn
      • “Afterlives of Gardens,” Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
    • 2012
      • 6th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial “The Art of Collecting,” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design
      • “SVEART,” St Vincent, Valley d’Aosta, Italy
      • “Corporal Punishment,” EKKM, Tallinn
      • “The Exotic,” Tallinn Art Hall
    • 2011
      • “Border City: Tallinn–Lisbon,” Tallinn City Gallery, Art Hall Gallery
      • “Untold Stories,” Tallinn Art Hall
    • 2010
      • “Revenge,” Tallinn Art Hall
      • Rauma Biennale Balticum 2010 “Mitämeri? – What’s up Sea?” Rauma, Finland
    • 2009
      • “Tsinghua Art Museum,” Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
      • Luleå Art Biennial 2009, Sweden
    • 2008
      • Baltic Art Exhibition ”De trop de réalité,” Paris, France
      • “Plaisirs de l’imagination,” Tours, France
      • “Doings or Not,” City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Residences:
    • 2016
      • 1 month in Rome, Nomas Foundation
    •  2013
      • 2 months in Helsinki, HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme)
    • 2012
      • 2 months in Copenhagen, FABRIKKEN for Kunst og Design
    • 2009
      • 3 months in Beijing, EU-China collaboration project “Creating Spaces”
      • 1 week in Luleå, Luleå Art Biennial, Sweden
  • Awards and mentions:
    • 2016
      • Kristjan Raud Art Prize
    •  2013
      • Köler Prize 2013: Grand Prix
        Köler Prize 2013: Public’s Choice Award
    • 2012
      • Tallinn 6th Applied Art Triennial: Prize of the Estonian Artists’ Association

Works in collections: Art Museum of Estonia, Tartu Art Museum, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Kiasma