Valev Sein – CV
Born in 1964 Tallinn ESTONIA
Education1984 - 1990 Estonian Academy of Art, specialising in painting and monumental art.
Graduated with diploma in pictorial art and pedagogy and monumental art in 1990.
Work1998- present – studio Ideeklaa Ltd., artist and owner
1998 - 2007 assistant professor in composition department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tallinn Pedagogical University
1993 - 1998 lecturer of painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tallinn Pedagogical University
1992 - lecturer of composition in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tallinn Pedagogical University
1990 - 1992 freelance artist
Since 1992 member of the Estonian Artists Association.
Fields of activity: easel painting, monumental painting, stained-glass windows, graphics, installations
Stained glass windows for Pühalepa Church in Hiiumaa and Karja Church in Saaremaa, Estonia. Fresco for St. Nicholas Church, Kuressaare, Saaremaa, Estonia.
Paintings in collections of Estonian Art House and Art Museum of Estonia and in private collections.
Selected personal exibitions
2019 “Valev's Fifty Five”, Karjamaa Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2018 “Disease Worsens”, Mikkeli Galerii, Tartu, Estonia
2017 “Joint Visit”, Estonain Drama Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 “Dark White”, Club Promenaadiviis, Tartu, Estonia
2015 "Are Performing ...", Haapsalu City Gallery, Estonia
2014 "Together", Tampere House, Tartu, Estonia
2011 „I am Neesia“, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 Narva Museum, Estonia
2007 MALE and FEMALE, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 20 Years Later, Town Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia
2001 Moment Before, Gallery HAUS, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 a PAINTING and/or/as a THING, Gardener`s House Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 Birthday Exhibition, Mikkeli Art Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
1995 11 30 31 Sammas Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1994 Double Vision, Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Participates every year in several group and associations annual exhibitions since 1988
Workshops and international group exhibitions
2019 “Sensing Vang”, artists from islands of Baltic Sea, group ÖAR workshop
and exhibition, Galleri Vang, Bornholm, Denmark
2018 „RAUS AUS DER KOMFORTZONE“ artists from islands of Baltic Sea,
Putbus Gallery, Rügen, Germany
2016 "Ebakõla/Dissonance“, artists from islands of Baltic Sea, Kuressaare,
2014 "VOOL/FLOW", artists from islands of Baltic Sea , Kärdla Old Electric Plant,
2013 "Meet Art", artists from islands of Baltic Sea, Gölby,Aland, Finland
2012 "Öär", artists from islands of Baltic Sea, Bungenäs, Gotland, Sweden
2011 "SzenenWechsel", artists from islands of Baltic Sea , Kap Arkona, Rügen,
1997 international workshop and exhibition "Ciurlionis Dienos'97", Druskininkai,
Participation in contests
1997 Contest “International Postage Stamp Design” organized by the Ministry for Post and Telecommunications of Japan – consolation prize.
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