TANEL VEENRE

Tanel Veenre

05.05.1977

Education:

  • 1995-2001 Estonian Academy of Arts, Metal Art Department by prof. Kadri Mälk, BA
  • 1997-1998 guest-study at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, jewellery design department by prof. Ruudt Peters
  • 2001-2005 Estonian Academy of Arts, Metal Art Department by prof. Kadri Mälk, MA

Group exhibitions:

  • 1994 group exhibition, Mustpeade Maja gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1996 Forever Together, Tammsaare Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1997 Millenium II*, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1998 Subjects III Narratives*, Museum of Applied Art, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1998 Memento mori, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1999 Ornament as a crime*, Swedish-Estonian jewellery project, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1999 Ferromenal, Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1999 Ferromenal 2, Gallery of the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1999 Tehnika ja traditsioon, Applied Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1999 Memento mori, Kassel, Germany / Birmingham, England
  • 1999 Ars Ornata Europeana VI, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1999 Keha + Kate, Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia
  • 1999 Fashion 2000, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 1999 Shamanism. Jewellery? Beurs von Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1999 Castle in the Air*, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1999 Augenlust*, Erfurt, Germany
  • 2000 Barclay Art+Party, slide installations “Twins” and “Dance”, Tallinn / Riga
  • 2000 Ugriculture, Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo, Finland
  • 2000 Memento mori, Berliner Dom, Germany
  • 2000 Fabergé Arts Foundation, St.Petersburg, Russia
  • 2001 Close and Distant*, Riga, Latvia
  • 2001 õhuLoss*, Rakvere Museum, Estonia
  • 2001 Castillo en el aire / Castle in the Air *, Barcelona Textile Museum, Spain
  • 2001 Mazzanon aika*, Helsinki Art Hall, Finland
  • 2001 Estnisk Konst, Galleri Tersaeus, Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2001 LuftSchloss / Castle in the Air *, Raum für Schmuck, Cologne, Germany
  • 2001 NOCTURNUS*, Pädaste Manor, Muhu Island, Estonia
  • 2001 LuftKastell*, Galerie Metal, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2002 Castle in the Air*, Galeria Uno, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2002  L´ornament est-il toujours un crime?*, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2002 Fabergé Arts Foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2002 Enampakkumine*, Applied Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2002 Closing the Distance, Estonian Art, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003 Notes, 3-dimensional Estonian Art, Szentendre Art Mill, Hungary
  • 2003 The Link of The Body, 3rd Biennial of Contemporary Jewellery, Nîmes, France
  • 2003 (Un)dressed. Body in the Baltic Photo Art, Berlin, Germany
  • 2004 Laegas, Applied Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2004 Estonian Jewellery, Beijing Arts & Crafts Museum, China
  • 2005 Schmuck 2005*, Munich, Germany
  • 2005 2. European Triennial of Contemporary Jewellery*, Museum of Silversmithing, Castle of Seneffe, Belgium
  • 2005 Closer*, Museu Arte Antiga, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2005 Rare Leid, Royal Academy of Arts, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2005 Spiritello, A-galerii, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2005 CHROMA Jewellery from Six European Schools*, Le Arti Orafe, Florence, Italy
  • 2006 CHROMA Jewellery from Six European Schools*, HOP Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2006 Schmuck 2006*, Chamber of Trade and Craft, Munich, Germany / Museum of Arts & Design(MAD), New York
  • 2006 KORU 2*, International Contemporary Jewellery, South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006 Two Close Ones*, Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
  • 2006 LuftShloss*, Villa Bengel, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
  • 2007 Skin Case, Pedras e Pessegos, Porto
  • 2007 Masters of Arts, TAIK, Helsinki
  • 2007 Baltic Way, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff
  • 2007 2nd skin Cork Jewellery*, Biblioteca de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal / Villa Bengel, Germany / Galleria Johan S, Helsinki
  • 2007 Lucca Precioza*, Barcelona Textile Museum
  • 2008 2nd skin Cork Jewellery*, Museum of Applied Arts and Design of Estonia / Galerie Ra Amsterdam / Artesania Catalynia Gallery
  • 2008 Bijou Contemporain, Espace Solidor , Ville de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
  • 2008 Lucca Prezioca*, Inhorgenta Munich Germany / Villa Bottini Lucca, Italy
  • 2008 Siamo Qui -We are here, Le Pagliere di Porta Romana, Florence
  • 2008 Just Must *, Suurgildi hoone, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2008 Holiday Earring Show, Gallery Ornamentum, Seattle, USA
  • 2009 2nd skin Cork Jewellery*, ESAD Art and Design Academy, Matosinhos, Portugal
  • 2009 SOFA, New York, USA
  • 2009 Flower flirt, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
  • 2009 Gift*, Tallinn City Museum, Estonia
  • 2009 Loodus on ehe, ehe on ehe, The Museum of Geology of the University of Tartu, Estonia
  • 2009 Near and Far*, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki
  • 2009-2010 Lingam*, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden / Museum Catharijneconvent Utrecht, Holland / World Crafts Council, Belgium
  • 2010 Schmuck 2010*, Munich
  • 2010 Castle in the Air*, Munich
  • 2010 Letters to Padua*, Marijke Studio, Padua, Italy
  • 2010 spatialPalace*, EXPO, Shanghai, Hiina
  • 2010 ÖÖ: Was it a dream?, London Desing Week, Great Britain
  • 2010 Castle in the Air*, Lübeck, Germany
  • 2010 Auf Vorradt, FABRIK Creative Project Space, Taiwan, China / Silke & the Gallery, Antwerpen, Belgium
  • 2010 LightEST, gallery Vandeplas, Brugge, Belgium
  • 2011 Nordic Look, popup gallery, Matkamaja, Tallinn
  • 2011  PHOTOSYNTHESE, Kunst.wirt.schaft gallery, Graz, Austria
  • 2011 SODAmore Summer, gallery SODA, Istanbul
  • 2011 Hart und Zart, Gallery Biro`, Münich
  • 2011/2012 Border city. Tallinn-Lisbon*, Art Hall gallery and Town gallery, Tallinn / Instituto Camões, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2011 Cominelli award*, Palazzo Cominelli, Brescia, Italy
  • 2011 History's Face, Estonian History Museum permanent collection, Tallinn
  • 2011 Kitsch between art and ornament*, Galleria La Ruota, Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy / Studio GR·20, Padua, Italy
  • 2011 BKV-Preis 2011, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbe-Verein e.V, Munich / IHM Munich, Germany
  • 2011 Auf Vorradt, Museum voor moderne Kunst Arnhem, Holland
  • 2011/2012 Ontketend (Jewellery Unleashed!)*, Museum voor Moderne Kunst in Arnhem, Holland / Museum Bellerive, Switzerland
  • 2011 Castle in the Air*, gallery Some/things, Paris
  • 2011 Dreamscapes, gallery AV17, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2012 Estonian Design, Pasaati gallery, Lahti, Finland
  • 2012 Schmuck 2012*, Munich, Germany / Museum of Modern Art and Illustration in Valencia, Spain
  • 2012 Ritual: Estonian jewellery, gallery of Shenkar college, Tel Aviv
  • 2012 International Jewellery Art - based on readymades, Telemark Art Center, Skien, Norra
  • Kuraator Helene Dal
  • 2012 Mazzano!, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2012 LahtiJewelry, all around the town, Lahti, Finland / GHz 84, Munich, Germany
  • 2012 Artificiel *, Noël Guyomarc'h gallery, Montréal, Kanada
  • 2012 Covet, SOFA New York / Sienna gallery, USA
  • 2012 The Tree, Handwerkskammer Munich, Germany
  • 2012European Prize for Applied Arts*, Mons, Belgium
  • 2012 The Beauty Chase*, Espace le Carré, Lille, France
  • 2012 Monchrome Noir, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, USA
  • 2012/13 Merry jewellery, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 From the Coolest Corner*, Museum of Decorative Arts Oslo, Norway / Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen / Design Museum Helsinki, Finland
  • 2013 Jewellery for Gods, Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany
  • 2013 PinBall Brooch Show, Toronto International Jewellery Festival, online
  • 2013 Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Toronto International Jewellery Festival, Canada
  • 2013 Naturalienkabinette, Paleontology Museum, Munich, Germany
  • 2013 Words & Works from a World Away, Project Space, Melbourne, Austraalia
  • 2013 LuftShloss, Villa Bengel, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
  • 2014 Inspiration Lab, Inhorgenta Munich, Germany*
  • 2014 Size does`nt matter, Design Flanders, Brussel, Belgium
  • 2014 Remarkable Contemporary Jewellery, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada
  • 2014 ornaMentaalne, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia*
  • 2014 Sea in the Wardrobe, Tallinn, Seaplane Harbou, Estonia
  • 2014 Shanghai Design Week International Metalsmithing & Jewelry Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China
  • 2014 The Future of Now, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, China
  • 2014 Korea Craft Design Association annual exhibition*, Seoul, Korea

  • 2015 JEWELLERY 1970–2015, BOLLMANN COLLECTION *, MAK, Vienna, Austria

  • 2015 Trophies / In the Reign of Coyote *, Hunting museum, Munich, Germany

  • 2015 Beauty of the Beast, Museum Arnheim, Holland

  • 2015 Cabinet de curiosités, Sabato Lab, Taipei, Taiwan

  • 2015 Castle in the Air, gallery Reverso, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2015 Fashion pieces exhibited on the window display of Selfridges, London, GB

  • 2015 Tool Jewelry Weapon, part of the 8th Annual International Deleuze Studies conference, Daughters of Chaos, Konstfack, Stockholm

  • 2015 HOTEL, contemporary Estonian jewellery, Reigi parsonage, Hiiumaa

  • 2015 KORU 5*, International Contemporary Jewellery, South-Karelia Art Museum, Lappeenranta, Finland

    * exhibitions with cataloque

TV has been exhibiting his jewellery also in numerous fashion shows.

* exhibitions with cataloque

Solo exhibitions:

  • 2005 Extacy, Golden Section, Ennui, Köismäe Tower, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2006 Ehted, mis on (Jewellery, That does Exist), HOP Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2007 21. century prince, photos, Lounge Stereo, Tallinn
  • 2007 Pagan Poetry, Câmara Municipal do Funchal, Madeira
  • 2007 Bijou contemporain. Regard sur l´Estonie* (with Kadri Mälk and Piret Hirv) Espace Solidor, France
  • 2007 Weg (with Kadri Mälk and Piret Hirv), Gallery Biró, Germany
  • 2008 Mayhaps Jewelley, HOP Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2008 Folkcouture (with Aldo Järvsoo) Jardin de Mode, Lille, France
  • 2009 JEWEL, Wheatrye mill of Rotermann, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2010 Pagan Poetry, gallery Ornamentum, Hudson NY / SOFA New York
  • 2010 Dust, Universe and qthe Queen, gallery Iida, Tallinn
  • 2011 Paradise regained, gallery MÄRZ, Tallinn
  • 2011 Paradise regained, Historische Baumaterialen, Munich
  • 2011 Paradise regained, gallery Platina, Stockholm
  • 2011 Pairidaeza, gallery AV17, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2012 Nightfly, Wheat rye mill of Rotermann, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2012 My Kingdom, Tallinn Art Hall gallery, Estonia
  • 2013 My Kingdom, The Foundry, Munich Schmuck, Germany
  • 2013 Personal Mythologies (with Jorge Manilla), Galería Valeria Florescano, Mexico City
  • 2013/ 2014 Naturesque, SODA, Istanbul
  • 2014 Naturesque, Pont&Plas, Ghent, Belgium
  • 2014 Solos: Never Odd or Even (with Märta Mattsson), Munich, Germany
  • 2014 Beyond the Animus, gallery RA, Amsterdam, Holland
  • 2014 Solos: Never Odd or Even (with Märta Mattsson), gallery Platina Stockholm
  • 2014 Simply too Naturesque, Putti, Riga, Latvia
  • 2014 Waldwiderhall (with Ly Lestberg), gallery Trofejas, Berlin, Germany

  • 2015 Solos: Never Odd or Even (with Märta Mattsson), ATTA, Bankok, Thailand

  • 2015 Organic Manic, PIN sstudio, Kaohsiung Arts Centre, Taiwan

Coming

  • 2014 Echoes (with Ly Lestberg), gallery Trofejas, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015 Solos: Never Odd or Even (with Märta Mattsson), ATTA, Bankok, Thailand

Membership:

  • Estonian Artists´ Association (member of the board)
  • Klimt02, Barcelona
  • Art Jewellery Forum, USA (member of the board)

Giving lectures:

  • 2004 Jewellery and Fashion, jewellery art seminar Laegas, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn
  • 2005 6 Clouds: the presentation of the Young Jewellery of Estonia (based on the lecture of Kadri Mälk), Royal Academy of Arts, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2006 Escaping into the Jewellery, KORU 2, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • 2006 Young Estonian Jewellery, British Chamber of Commerce, Tallinn
  • 2007 Jewellery in Estonia (with Kadri Mälk), 2nd skin Cork Jewellery, Escola Superior de Artes e Design, Matosinhos, Portugal
  • 2007 Lucca Prezioca, Barcelona Caixa Forum
  • 2008 7 reasons to love Jewellery, Zimmerhof, Germany
  • 2009 Young Estonian Jewellery, Tartu University, Eesti
  • 2010 Young Estonian Jewellery, FH Trier, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
  • 2011 How to build castles in the air?, gallery AV17, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2012  Young Estonian Jewellery (with Kadri Mälk), ARCO, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2012 Young Estonian Jewellery and Castle in the Air, Shenkar college, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012  Contexting jewellery, South Carelia Polytechnic, Finland
  • 2013 Where is Home of the Soul? Academy of Fine Art, Oslo, Norway
  • 2013 Twilight jewellery, Otro Diseño Foundation and Travelling Workshop, Mexico City / San Louis Potosi / Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2013 KAAMOS – darker side of Estonian fashion, CUMULUS conference, Dublin, Irland
  • 2013 Personal mythologies, Maden Contemporary Jewellery Studio, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2014 KAAMOS, International Fashion Showcase, London Fashion Week, GB
  • 2014 WHY?, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 Life As a Bat, University of Diego Portales, Santiago

  • 2014 Estonian Jewellery, WALKA studio

  • 2014 Estonian Jewellery Sint Lucas, Antwerpen, Belgium

  • 2014 Estonian Jewellery, Riga Art Academy, Latvia

  • 2015 Life As a Bat, Tainan University of Arts, Taiwan

  • 2015 Life As a Bat, Sabato Lab, Taipei, Taiwan

  • 2015 Life As a Bat, PIN sstudio, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • 2015 Life As A Bat, Saimaa Ammattikorkeakoulu, Imatra, Finland

  • 2015 Fashion curricula in Estonian Academy of Arts, CUMULUS, Polytechnico Milano, Italy

  • 2015 Current State, Lissabon

  • 2015 Current State / Sense the Future / Building up a jewellery brand / Young Estonian Jewellery, 4 lectures in Fabrika12, Valencia

Giving workshops

  • 2012 Imaginary landscapes (with Piret Hirv), Shenkar college, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012 Contexting jewellery, South Carelia Polytechnic, Finland
  • 2013 FACE/BACK  (with Jorge Manilla), Otro Diseño Foundation and Travelling Workshop, Mexico City / San Louis Potosi / Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2014 Shifting the Scale, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 COPY/PASTE, Walka Studio, Santiago, Chile
  • 2015 Visualizing Poetry, Tainan University of Arts, Taiwan

  • 2015 COPY/PASTE, PIN sstudio, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • 2015 Sense the Future, Fabrika12, Valencia

Tanel Veenre has been working as a freelance jewellery artist, fashion and advertisement photographer (since 1994), fashion editor of “Eesti Ekspress” (2003-2006), editor-in-chief of cultural magazine “Muusa” (2007-2008) and cultural editor and design critic of “Eesti Päevaleht” (since 2008).

Tanel Veenre is working since 2005 as a teacher in Estonian Academy of Arts. Since 2012 professor of design faculty of Estonian Academy of Arts.