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Tiia Eikholm

e-mail: tiia(at)pictury.org
www.pictury.org


1986–1991 Tallinn Art University, Department of Leather Art
1986–1991 Tallinn Popular University of Culture, Department
of Calligraphy
2005 course in historical bookbinding, Kuressaare,
2007 course in vellum bookbinding, Leksand (Sweden), instructor Manne Dahlstedt
Apart from leather art, she also practices calligraphy, painting, photography, graphic art and web design
1999 member of the Estonian Leatherwork Artists' Union, since 2007 chairwoman
2006 member of the Estonian Association of Designer Bookbinders
2011 member of the Estonian Artists’ Association
Since 1991 has participated at exhibitions

Solo exhibitions:
2002 – “Binding. Calligraphy. Design”, Estonian Academic Library
2006, 2007 – “Nordic Colours” (paintings and photography,
together with Epp Meisner), Tallinn, Rapla

Selected exhibitions:
1991, 1992 – “Binding and Calligraphy” (together with Maie Teivik and Ieva Skrivere), Tallinn, Riga
1992 – exhibition of applied art, Tallinn Art Hall
1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 – International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding “Scripta manent”, Tallinn
1995, 1997, 2004 – “1+21. Silvi Kalda and Her Students”, Tallinn, Keila
1997, 1998 – exhibition of artist’s books, Estonian Academic Library
2001 – selected exhibition of “Scripta manent II”, Helsinki, Budapest, Reykjavik
2001 – exhibition of bookbindings “String of Pearls: Memories of Adele Reindorff”, Estonian Academic Library
2001–2005 – exhibition of bookbindings “Wonderful World of Fairy Tales” dedicated to H. Chr. Andersen, Copenhagen, Odense, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Pärnu, Viljandi
2002 – 2nd International Exhibition of Bookbinding as Art, Assisi, Italy
2002 – exhibition of bookbindings “The Very Best of Estonian Poetry”, Estonian Academic Library
2002 - exhibition of adornments “For Body and Soul”, Estonian Museum of Natural History
2003 – “Book Object”, Estonian Academic Library
2004 – “Leather in Room”, Tartu Art House
2006, 2007 – exhibitions of bookbinding art, National Library of Estonia
2007, 2009, 2011 – 9th, 10th and 11th World Biennial of Art Bookbinding, St Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France
2008–2010 – exhibition of leather art “Paikkond”, Tallinn, Kohila, Viljandi, Rakvere, Võru
2009 – international exhibition "Reliquary", Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design
2009 – bookbinding exhibition "Estonian Traditional Culture", National Library of Estonia
2010 – "Estonian Bookbinding", Tallinn Central Library
2010 – international exhibition of bookbindings “Knyga/Book”, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 – bookbinding exhibition "The Great Guild of Tallinn and the Guild Hall", Estonian History Museum
2012, 2013 – “Konrad Mägi. Bound”, Pärnu, Kohila, Tartu, Viljandi, Tallinn
2012 – exhibition of mini-books “Notes on Margins”, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design
2013 – international exhibition “Bound Word”, Pushkin House, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 - exhibition of mini-books "Ajastaja", Märjamaa, Tapa, Pärnu, Tartu
2013 – exhibition of bookbindings, Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, Sydney, Australia

Awards:
2000 – honourable mention at the International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding “Scripta manent II”, Tallinn
2002 - mentioned by the jury at the exhibition of bookbindings “The Very Best of Estonian Poetry”, Estonian Academic Library
2010 – honourable mention at the International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding “Scripta manent IV”, Tallinn