Inga Heamägi

1982 – 1988 Estonian Academy of Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, graphic arts
1992 Association of Estonian Printmakers, Estonian Artists Union
1999 – 2002 member of the Board of Association of Estonian Printmakers
1997 – 2005 worked as AD (Art Director) in advertising agencies
2003 – 2005 lithography and composition teacher in Graphic Art department at the Estonian Academy of Arts
2006 – 2008 drawing teacher at the Estonian Academy of Arts
2007 member of the Board of Association of Estonian Printmakers
since 2009 freelance artist
since 2012 chairwoman of the Board of Association of Estonian Printmakers
2015 – 2017
December
member of Fine and Applied Arts Endowment in Cultural Endowment of Estonia

Personal exhibitions

2015 October Limabži Museum (Limbažu muzejs) Latvia
April Tallinn Central Library, Estonia
March The Kondas Centre, Viljandi Estonia
2014 Jan / April in Estonian National Opera, Tallinn Estonia
2013 Autumn in Kuressaare Castle (Saaremaa); in Tõrva Church Museum Estonia
2012 December in Vabaduse Gallery, Tallinn Estonia
2011 June in Viinistu Art Museum Gallery (galleries converted from water tanks) Estonia
2009 June St Jacob’s Church Estonia
2008 September The Parliament of Estonia Estonia
May Maxit Estonia AS Estonia
2007 April Kolga Manor Estonia
June Kuressaare Castle Gallery Estonia
January Art School, Jõhvi Estonia
2006 September Tampere House, Tartu Estonia

Art Café, Rakvere Estonia
June Estonian Lithographic Center, Pärnu Estonia
2005 Dectember “Haus Galerii”, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 September Võru County Seat, Estonia
2001 June Art and History Museum in Césis Latvia
2000 July Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, Estonia
1996 A. H. Tammsaare Museum, Tallinn Estonia
1995 July “Draakoni Galerii”, Tallinn Estonia
1993 March “Atelje-Bar”, Torni Hotel, Helsinki Finland
1993 Gallerie in Kuressaare Estonia

Gallerie in Paide Estonia

Tabasalu Secondary School Estonia

Café Logos, Jyväskylä Finland

Kirkonnummi Central Library Finland

Selected International exhibitions

2016 L Mercado Studios presented “Miniprint at Lauderhill Arts Center” in Hollywood Florida USA

1st Virtual Biennial 2016 (personal invitation), Portugal

8th Douro Biennial 2016 (personal invitation), Portugal
2015 DI CARTA / PAPERMADE. Biennial International Papermade Art Work Exhibition, Schio Italy

2nd Global Print 2015 (personal invitation), Portugal

International Print Triennial, Crakow Poland
2014 November DIPLOMATIC ART, Timisoara, 2014, pilot edition Romania
October International Triennal “Contraste awards for digital printmaking” Switzerland
September Global Print 2013 (invited artist) Portugal

KELIAS / CEĻŠ / KETT participation and curating of Estonian exposition in Vilnius, Riga, Pärnu, 2015 Tallinn

Selected International and group exhibitions

2016 Konstfrämjandet, Eskilstuna, Sweden. Curator Lars Göran Yeudakimchikov-Malmquist
2016 Konstfabriken, Strängnäs, Sweden. Curator Lars Göran Yeudakimchikov-Malmquist
2016 GALLERI SJÖHÄSTEN, Nyköping, Sweden. Curator Lars Göran Yeudakimchikov-Malmquist
2015 Silk Road International Festival Art Exhibition, September 16–21, Shaanxi Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, China

MINIPRINT-TALLINN in Tušino gallery, Moscow

Wiiralt Award Exhibition, Estonian National Library
2014 Estonian Artists Union Spring Exhibition

Curated Exhibitions

2015 June / July Exhibition of the exhibition of Estonian printmakers “THE SURPRISED EYE” in the Artists’ Union of Armenia
March / December Estonian Printmaking in Finland Travelling Exhibition with Vappu Thurlow and Tuglas Seura manager Jaana Vasamaa
2014 September Baltic Chain 25 KELIAS / CEĻŠ / KETT curating Estonian expo in Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Riga (October), in Pärnu (November), in Tallinn (January 2015)
2013 Association of Estonian Printmakers exhibition in Helsinki
September International Kaliningrad Original Printmaking Biennial, Estonian expo, Russia
August KOKKUMÄNG. Estonian-Latvian Test Match in printmaking. Evald Okas Muuseum, Haapsalu
2012 September Novosibirsk 1st International Printmaking Triennial curating of Estonian Expo, Russia
August Tallinn 4th International Drawing Triennial “Dialoog” Kullo Gallery curating (with Loit Jõekalda)

Projects

2015 June / July Exhibition of the exhibition of Estonian printmakers “THE SURPRISED EYE” in the Artists’ Union of Armenia
2014 March / April 3 Armenian printmakers working in Tallinn offset printmaking workshop Albatross Editions and organizing the exhibition in the National Library Main Exhibition Hall
February Printmaking Project “PRINT RESONANCE” (5 Art Academy’s printmaking portfolios Exhibition, visiting proffessors Ingrid Ledent’s open lecture and workshop in EKA Gallery (Estonia pst 7). Organizing the event

Participation in the work of the jury of art exhibitions

2015 August Tallinn 5. International Drawing Triennial “Black & White”
September Kaliningrad Intern. Printmaking Biennial, participation in the jury, Russia
2011 September Kaliningrad International Printmaking Biennial, design of the Estonian Expo, participation in the jury, Russia

Exhibition designs

2016 “With a Burin, a Brush and a Pencil. Russian Graphic Art from the 19th−20th Centuries in Estonian Museums” at the Kadriorg Art Museum Museum, curators Mai Levin, Anu Allikvee
2015 “Traces of the Gods. Painting by the Japanese artist Torii Rei”, Adamson Eric Museum, curators Taimi Paves, Kersti Koll

Peeter Ulas and Concordia Klar”, curator Anne Lõugas, Kumu

Efraim Allsalu”, curator Ülle Kruus, Adamson-Eric Museum

Heads of State of Estonia”, curator Peep Pillak (Muinsuskaitse Selts), Museum of Occupation exhibition design and graphic design

History of Estonian Printmaking 1860 – 1944”, curator Mai Levin, Kumu, exhibition design and graphic design
2014 Ruhnu Elegies”, Adamson Eric Museum, curator Ülle Kruus
2013 Viljandi Painter Juhan Muks (1899–1983)”. Adamson Eric Museum, curator Ülle Kruus
2012 Dora Gordine. Sculptor, artist, designer. Adamson Eric Museum, Dorich House Museum curator Brenda Martin
2011 Valguse värvid Kumus”, curator Tiina Abel
2010 Aiki Ellinor. From the Series “Estonia’s First Female Artists”” Adamson Eric Museum, curator Ülle Kruus

Tension. German Expressionism from the Collection of the Art Museum of Estonia”. Mikkel Museum. Catalogue. Curator Anu Allikvee

Tracing Neo-Impressionism: Mägi and Finch”. In Kumu. Curator Tiina Abel
2008 “Beautiful Frame. Frame’s Beauty”. Adamson Eric Museum. Award “Big Museum Rat” (Suur Rott) for the best exhibition of the year 2008

Fellowships, awards

2010 diploma in the III International Graphics Exhibition “Art-line”, Minsk
2009 diploma in the International Artfestival “Terra Nova”, Minsk

diploma in the 1st Intern.Triennial of drawing “Manu Propria” (Estonia)

diploma in the 1st Intern.Triennial of drawing “Manu Propria” (Estonia)
2008 Award “Big Museum Rat” (Suur Rott) for the best exhibition of the year 2008 (“Beautiful Frame. Frame’s Beauty” in Adamson Eric Museum)
2005 Graphic Artist of the year 2005, prize of the Association of Estonian Printmakers (Tallinn, Estonia)
2004 resident artist, Väinö Tanner Foundation, Sept.–Nov. in Mazzano Romano, (Italy)
2003 award in print category, 11th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition (Taiwan)
2000 resident artist, Jytland´s County, October, working in Hjørring Graphic Workshop, (Denmark)
1998 Purchase award, XI International Graphic Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia
1994 resident artist, Dreiskau - Muckern, (Germany)
1991 Honor Award (Parchemin d’Honneur) – III International Miniprint Triennial, Chamalieres, Auvergne

Works in collections:


Estonian Art Museum (Tallinn), Art and History Museum, Cēsis (Latvia), Hotel Torni (Helsinki), SEB Group, Silpakorn University (Thailand), Estonian National Library (more than 50 works donated), Long-Term Nursing Centres (East-Tallinn Central Hospital and North-Tallinn Aftercare Clinic), Lauderhill Arts Center (USA), Schio town (Italy), Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art Minsk Belarus, private collections