Urmo Raus

CV

Born 1969 in Tallinn, Estonia

Professional Experience:
2016 intervenant in Ecole Communication Visuelle, Paris
2014 intervenant  in Estonian Art Academie, Tallinn
1999 Centre d’ Art Contemporani Piramidón, Barcelona
1996 Diplôme National Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques avec félicitation du jury
1991-1996 Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
1992-1993 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1989-1991 Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn

Awards:
2003 Annual award of the Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Foundation for Fine and Applied Arts
2002 Kristjan Raua nimeline medal, annual Estonian art award
1998 Konrad Mäe nimeline medal, annual award for Estonian painting
1997 Harpuun, annual award of the Vaal Gallery
1996 Annual award for graphic arts, Fondation de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts
1995 Second prize at the contemporary art competition Perriet-Jouët

Solo Exhibitions:
2019 Soils, Gallery of Tallinn University Academic Library
2018 Exil Landscapes,  Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona - CCCB , Barcelona
2017 Eurojust, Den Haag
2007-2018 Estonian Embassy in The Hague
2008 Basic Elements, Gasunie, Groningen
2005 Muse, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu
2005 Southern Estonia 's Landscapes, Vaal Gallery
2003 Paintings 2002-2003, Tallinn Art Hall
2001 Vaal Gallery
1999 Climate, with Xavier Escriba, Gallery dels Angels, Barcelona
1998 Climate, with Xavier Escriba, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
1997 Gallery VDH, Paris
1997 Vaal Gallery, Tallinn

Selected group Exhibitions:
2019 Inversions, Contemporary Art Inspired by the Architecture of Louis Kahn, Gallery RIVAA, New York
     Eksiil maastikes, with Mireya Masó and Marta Marcé, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu
2016 Galerie Patries van Dorst, Wassenaar
2011 Abstraktne, Tallinn Art Hall
2008 Plaisir de l’imagination, Château de Tours, Tours
2006 Collected Crises, Estonian Art in the 1990s, the Kumu Art Museum
2006 Corpus, Gallery Hobusepea, Tallinn
2003-2005 Les passeurs de lumière, Centre International du Vitrail, Chartres
2002 Corpus, Tallinn City Gallery
2001 Gallery Vaal, Tallinn
2000 Große Austellung, Düsseldorf
2000 The Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
2000 Eesti Maal 2000, Tallinn Art Hall
1998 Arte Viva, Senigallia, Italy.
1998 Senses:Test Station, Mалый Maнеж, Moscow
1998 Art Cologne, Cologne
1998 Ehrenhalle, Nurmberg
1998 Gallery Vaal, Tallinn
1997 Diplômes‘96, E.N.S.B.A; Paris
1997 Libr’Art, Libramont, Belgium
1996 Prix Fondation Féneon, Chapelle de la Sorbonne, Paris
1996 Paris-Tallinn, Tallinn Art Hall
1996 Prix Fondation Peter Stuyvesant, SAGA, Paris.
1996 Collège d’Espagne, Paris
1995 Gallery Graphe, Paris
1995 Fondation Danoise, Paris
1994 E.N.S.B.A., Paris
1993 Gallery Georges Bernanos, Paris
1993 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1992 Salon des Artistes Français, Grand Palais, Paris
1992 Gallery Nesle, Paris

State Commissions:
2011 Glass design element for the fireplace at the Estonian Embassy
2000-2003 Stained glass windows for the St. Lawrence’s Church in Kuressaare, Estonia.
2002 Hotel EVE stained glass project in Viljandi, Estonia. Work completed.
2002 Project for the altar window of the St. Birgitta’s Cloister Chapel in Tallinn.
2001 Competition organized by the Estonian Music Academy for the design of the wings
2001 of a Baroque organ. Design for the exterior sides of the organ wings realized.
2000 Stained-glass windows project for the Tallinna Reaalkool school building, ordered by the Art Foundation of Tallinn City.
1998 Project for forty stained-glass windows for the 14th century St. John’s Church
1998 in Tartu, Estonia. Ordered by the National Heritage Board.

Works in Public Collections:
Nederlandse Gasunie
Art Museum of Estonia
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Art Foundation of the City of Tallinn
Art Museum of Tartu
Art Foundation of the Bank of Estonia
The Museum of New Art, Pärnu

Member of:
Estonian Artist's Association
Estonian Authors Society