Maarit Murka

Born in 02/12/1981

www.murka.ee


EDUCATION 
2009- ... Baltic Film and Media school, master in screenplay writing

2004- 2006 Academy of Fine Arts of Helsinki master in department of painting

2000- 2004 Estonian Academy of Arts department of painting

1997- 2000 Old Town Educational College art department

ASSOCIATIONS                                                                

2007 Estonian Artists Association

2007 Estonian Painters Association   

2005 Estonian Authors Association 

SOLO-EXHIBITIONS

2014 „Short art film based on a true story“ Gostiny Dvor Moscow Russia

2014 "Kontakt" Tartu Art HouseTartu Estonia
2013 "Nobject" Vaal Gallery Tallinn Estonia with Kuu Architects and Vytis Puronas
2013 "Mission" Estonian Parliament Gallery Tallinn Estonia
2013 "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear" Korjaamo Gallery Helsinki

2010 "Dark Land" Hobusepea Gallery Tallinn
2010 "Hairpower" Korjaamo Gallery Helsinki

2010 „Hairpower“ Bottega Gallery Kiev Ukraine

2010 „Hairpower“ Y Gallery Minsk Belarussia

2010 „Hairpower“ Vaal Gallery Tallinn Estonia

2009 „0.43“ ArtDepoo and SooSoo Galleries Tallinn Estonia

2009 „0.43“ Korjaamo Helsinki Finland

2008 „I´m an artist from post-soviet country?“ Nobilis space Paris France

2007 „ART+POLITICS=POWER” ArtDepoo Gallery Tallinn

2007 „STALKER” City Gallery Tallinn

2007 "Fotofobia" Patarei prison Tallinn

2007 "The new beginning" Draakon Gallery Tallinn

2006 "Wake up!" ArtDepoo Tallinn

 2005 "The truth is out there" Vaal Gallery Tallinn

2003 "Estonian boy. Estonian girl" (with Tõnis Saadoja) Vaal Gallery Tallinn                     

GROUP-EXHIBITIONS

2014 "Horror stories" Haapsalu City Gallery Estonia
2014 "Valge maika" Tartu Art Museum Estonia
2013 "Interactions" AQB Budafok Budapest Hungary
2013 "XV Vilnius Painting Triennial "Painting contexts“ " Contemporary Art Center Vilnius
2013 "100x100=900" Magmart festival, 100 video artists to tell a century, Rome, Italy

2012 "Art in Mind" The Brick Lane Gallery London UK
2012 "48H CRONO" La Friche la Belle de Mai Marseille France
2011 "Aesthetics vs Information" 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery Moscow
2011 "Woman`s glance" Magmart Film Festival Palazzo delle Arti Napoli Italy
2010 "Kunst macht frei" Pecs Hungary
2010 "III International Festival of Video Art Gamagüey" Cuba
2010 "23es Instants Video Numeriques et Poetiques" Marseille France

2010 "VIDEOHOLICA 2010 3rd" Varna Bulgaria

2010 "The Sovereign Art Foundation Exhibition" Barbican Centre London UK
2010 "Festival Internazionale del Cinema d`Arte - IXth edition" Bergamo Italy

2010 "Deflection being. 21 century art from the collection of Tartu Art Museum" Tartu Art Museum

2009 „Sleepwalkers Film Festival“ Tallinn Estonia

2009 "AsoloArtFilmFestival XXVIII edition" Italy

2009 „II Festival International de Videoarte Decamaguey“ Cuba 2009

2009 "Self-portraits. Poses and diagnosis" KUMU Estonian Art Museum

2009 „IGVFest“ Dublin Ireland

2009 „MAGMART – video under volcano“ Naples Italy

2009 XXV „Sarajevo Winter“ Festival Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

2009 „CDH 2009“ Moscow

2009 „Life69“ Rakvere Estonia

2008 „ The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition“ Agora Gallery Chelsea New York U.S.A

2008 "Baltic Biennale 2008" Maneez Sankt-Peterburg
2008 "Place, that moves" KUMU Art MUseum Estonia
2008 "Nord Art `08" Rendsburg Germany
2008 "Perfect ring" ArtDepoo Tallinn
2008 "Wakening" Salt Sorage Tallinn
2008 "Roll Up Art" Bucharest Romania
2008 "3rd AAW International Youth Salon" Atelier of Alexandria Egipt

2008 "Liberty Square" Art Hall Tallinn
2007 "ArtDepoo highlights-estonian young painting vol.1" ArtDepoo Tallinn

2007 „JCE 2007“ Montrouge France

2007 „Right choice“ Tartu Artists House

2007 "Body changing" ArtDepoo Tallinn
2007 "Nord Art `07" Rendsburg Germany
2007 "New Wave" Tallinn Art Hall

2006 "Naked" Tartu Art House

2006 "Spring exhibition" Helsinki Art Hall

2005 "Zielpunkt" ArtDepoo Tallinn

2005 "Identities" Tallinn Art Hall Estonia

2004 "Here, but not now" Picture Gallery Kaunas Lithuania

2004 " Notes about paintings. Estonian and Lithuanian young art" Vaal Gallery Tallinn

2004 " Lets go" Salt Storage Tallinn

2004 "Ich bin ein Maler" Tallinn Art Hall

2003 "Inevitable to live at the same time" Estonian Art Museum

2001 "Real realism" Tallinn Art Hall

 

PRIZES

2010 The Sovereign European Art Prize finalist

2008 Sankt-Peterburg I Baltic Biennale prize

2005 Vaal Gallery art prize

PUBLIFICATIONS

2007 "Pärnu in estonian art" Andra Orn and Anneli Lepp

2005 "22+ Estonian young artists" Karin Laansoo

COLLECTIONS

Artist Pension Trust

Tartu Art Museum

Private collections- Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Sweden, France, Hungary, Russia, Italy, Denmark