Kristi Kongi

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Kristi Kongi
1985 Tallinn, Estonia.
info@kristikongi.com
www.kristikongi.com

Education:
2008-2011 Estonian Academy of Arts, Fine Arts department - painting, MA
2004-2008 Tartu Art College, painting department
2007 Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Istitute of Fine Arts, Lahti, Finland.

Prizes and Scholarships:
2016 The nominee of Konrad Mägi prize
2016 Köler prize nominee
2013 Sadolin Art Prize, laureate
2011 Young Artist Prize, laureate

Selected solo exhibitions:
2016 “Have you seen yourself” in Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn, Estonia.
2014 "Then. Now. Between All Those Times" in Tallinn City Gallery. Tallinn
2013 "Androgynic Mind Machines" (with Raoul Kurvitz ), in Tallinn Art Hall gallery, Tallinn
2012 "Wish I were a bird", in Hobusepea gallery, Tallinn
2012 "HEAVEN" ( with Marta Stratskas), in Vaal gallery, Tallinn
2010 "Transformer", in Draakon gallery, Tallinn, Estonia.
2010 "You are my meow" , in gallery@SooSoo Telliskivi, Tallinn. 

Selected group exhibitions:

2016 “Nomadic Images", Vilnius Painting Triennial, curator, Linas Liandzbergis, inMuseum of Applied Arts and Design Vilnius, Lithuania.
2016 “Performance Currency” curator Gabriel Mestre, Tripitaka Water Bank, Copenhagen.
2016 “Suur maalritöö”, curator Liisa Kaljula, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu
2016 kmS, kilometer of sculpture, international exhibition, in Rakvere.
2016 Köler prize nominees exhibition, in Estonian Contemporary Art Museum, Tallinn
2014/15 White sheet - Three Versions. dFab, Riga and Arka Gallery, Vilnius
2014 "Can't go on. Must go on" curators Elin Kard and Mihkel Ilus. in Tallinn Art Hall. Tallinn, Estonia.
2014 "Merike Estna & I'm a painting" curators Kati Ilves & Merike Estna, in Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia.
2014 Artishok Biennale. A+B=AB14. Mūkusalas Mākslas Salons, Riga
2014 "Kas me sellist muuseumi tahtsimegi?" in Tartu Art Museum, curator Rael Artel. Tartu, Estonia.
2013-14 "Young painter prize", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2013"Are we not drawn to new era", in Tartu Art House, in Tartu
2012 Speed of darkness and other stories, Kumu Art museum of Estonia, Tallinn
2012 MUUDA OMA MEELT / Change Your Mind, in Viljandi Citygallery, Viljandi
2011 Young painter prize finalists exhibition, in Titanikas exposition hall, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011 "Zugzwang", in Polymer Artcontainer, Tallinn, Estonia.
2010-11 "Girl power", Artdepoo, Tallinn, Estonia.
2010 "Zugzwang", Baltic young art, Commune Art, vilnius, Lithuania.
2010 Painting in Process, Kumu Art museum of Estonia, Tallinn.
2010 193 x 292“, in Vaal gallery, Tallinn, Estonia.

Residencies:
2016 DELiceiras, in Porto, Portugal
2014 SIM residency, in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Festivals:
2011 NEU NOW festival, Tallinn, Estonia.
2011 Art festival "Seanahk 3", in Haapsalu, Estonia.

Books

Artists spaces
Published by the Estonian Academy of Arts. 2017

Kristi Kongi. I haven’t moved my head from the pillow 
monograph
Publisher: Lugemik
2015

Can't go on, must go on
Exhibition catalogue
At the Tallinn Art Hall 25.10-30.11.2014
2014

Dear I’m A Painting / Always Yours Blue Lagoon
The publication „Dear I’m A Painting / Always Yours Blue Lagoonˮ is published on the occasion of the exhibition project „Merike Estna and I’m A Paintingˮ at Kumu Art Museum (27.06.–02.11.2014).

Bibliography:
Mari Peegel, Praegu on väga hea aeg Eestis kunstnik olla, Eesti Päevaleht, 6.11.2016
Hanno Soans. Köler muutuste ootuses. Eesti Ekspress. 27.04.2016
Kati Ilves. Kristi Kongi nostalgiaruumid. Kunst.ee 2/2015
Andreas Trossek. Kunstilugu. Vikerkaar. 3/2015Andreas Trossek. Kristi Kongi: "Ma väga naudin pikalt mõtlemist ja asjade üle kaalumist" Kunst.ee 1/2014.
Hanna-Liis Kont. Aus maalikunstnik Kristi Kongi. Müürileht. Märts, 2014
Eha Komissarov. Kristi Kongi ja Marta Stratskas maalivad paradiisi. Eesti Ekspress. 19.04.2012
http://epifanio.eu/nr15/est/varvimaja.html
http://www.arterritory.com/en/texts/interviews/203-kristi_kongi_playing_in_the_house_of_color_/
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Kadri Karro. Kristi Kongi värvimuusika. Eesti Ekspress, 11.01.2011
Ragne Nukk. Kristi Kongi tõlkeprobleemid. Äripäev, 19.11.2010