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Maria-Kristiina Ulas

b. 1965

Education
1984-1991 Estonian Academy of Arts

Professional Memberships
1991 Estonian Artists Association
1992 Association of Estonian Printmakers
1989-1993 Group of New Printmaking

Awards
2015 Diploma at Tallinn Drawing Triennial
2007 Main Art Award at Drawings´ Exhibition, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 Honorary Mention Award at 12th Asian Biennial
2002 G-Gallery prize
1992 Kristjan Raud art award
1988 Diploma at Vilnius Youth Triennial, Lithuania

Selected solo exhibitions
2017  “Human Gadgets”, Jõhvi art school Gallery, Jõhvi, Estonia
2017 “Human Gadgets“, Theatre of Rakvere, Rakvere, Estonia
2016 „There is Something in the Wind“, Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2015 “Good Day to You“, Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 “Cuts into the View“, Kondas Centre, Viljandi, Estonia
2011 “Spring Sprang Sprung“, Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn, Estonis
2010 “Artist’s Skin on a Young Dog“, Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 “Gauguin and Orlan in Kihnu Island“, Haapsalu City Gallery, Estonia
2007 “Better Late than Never“, Bank of Estonia, Viinistu Art Museum, Estonia
2007 “Psychedelic Moiré“, Rakvere Gallery, Estonia
2007 “Hearth“, Kuressaare Culture Centre, Estonia
2006 “Censored dreams“, Deco Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 “Sphinx knows“, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2003 „Of Black“, Deco Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 „Juvenile Pleasures“, Raatuse Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 „Akt Abstr Akt“, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia
1996 “Layers“, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia
1994 “Veiled framed“, Sammas Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1993 Stamford Art Centre, Great Britain
1993 Sinimandria Gallery, Tartu, Estonia
1993 “Figural A(bst)traction“, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1992 “Recurrence Repetition“, Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia
1992 “Interactions“, Birkerød, Denmark

Drawing performances
2015  Drawing Triennial „Black and White“. Drawing action during a jazz concert. Tallinn Art Hall, tallinn, Estonia
2015  Drawing Triennial „Black and White“, Drawing action at the opening, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 „Art of touch“. Harpsichord- Iren lill, free improvisations M-K. Ulas, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2007  Drawing action, concert of Rein Rannap, with Katrin kaev and Kärt Hammer, Tallinn Art hall, tallinn, Estonia

Selected group exhibitions
2017 “Dead Man’s Skis“ Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2017 “Three in One. Pärnu Art Summer“, Pärnu, Estonia
2017 “Life in the Country. Spring Exhibition“, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2016 “Labyrinth“, Pärnu Art Summer,Pärnu, Estonia
2014 “Spring Exhibition“, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2013 “Kaliningrad Biennial“, Kaliningrad, Russia
2013  „Spring Exhibition“, Tallinn Art hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2013  „The Freedom of Drawing“ Tartu Art Hall, Tartu, Estonia
2012, „Spring Exhibition“, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
2011  Art Camp „Colors del Planeta“, Maison de l´Unesco, Paris, France
2011 “Tribute Exhibition to Eero“, Estonian Academy of Art, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 “Eduard Wiiralt´s Art Prize“, Estonian National Library, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 “Miniprint Tallinn 2011“, Galleria Napa, Finland
2011 “Miniprint Tallinn 2011“, Vabaduse galerii, Tallinn, Estonia
2010  Art Camp „Colors del Planeta“, Andorra
2009 “Crystals in the Dusk“, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 “Self-Exposure“, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2008 “International Drawing Biennial”, National Library of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Impact 5“, The Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Art of Living“, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2006  12th Asian Biennial, Bangladesh
2003 4th Egyptian International Print Triennial, Egypt
2003 International Print Triennial, Varna, Bulgaria
2002 “Hundred faces“, Heidelberg castle, Germany
2001 “Printmaking today“, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1999 “Space and form“, Art Museum of Estonia, Estonia
1999 “Your hidden life“, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
1999 “Vogue“, The Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn
1996 “Sweet home“, ArtGenda, Copenhagen, Denmark
1993 “Norwich“, Stamford, Great Britain
1992 “Myth and Abstraction“, Karlsruhe Artists House, Germany
1991  Rauma Art Museum, Finland
1991 “Contemporary printmaking from Estonia“, La Louviére, Belgium
1990 “Baltic Printmaking“, Stockholm National Museum, Sweden
1989 “Baltic Printmaking“, Kopenhagen, Denmark
1988-1991 Baltic Young Artists Painting Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania
1988 Vilnius Youth Triennial, Lithuania

Curated exhibitions
2015 “Prints of Concordia Klar and Peeter Ulas“, Betti Alver museum, Jõgeva, Estonia
2014 “Between heaven and Earth“, Kuressaare, Estonia
2012 “Drawing- Freedom“, Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2009 “Crystals in twilight“, Draakon gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Presentations of drawing materials in Estonia, Lithuania. Art shop Vunder
Teacher of drawing, Estonian Art Academy 1996-2013