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Koger

CREATIVE BIOGRAPHY // PAINTING                                                                       

Name                                                                                               

Liis Koger                                                                                      

Nationality                                                                                     

Estonian                                                                                         

Date Of Birth                                                                                             

23.12.1989                                                                                    

Residence

Tallinn, Estonia & Samsonite

College: University Of Tartu

Major: Painting, BFA

EXHIBITIONS

Selected Personal Exhibitions

2015 August-October „Virvatulevilk” [„Will-o´-the-wisp“], Naiiv (in collaboration with Loov Gallery), Tartu, Estonia

2015 June-July „Virvatulevilk” [„Will-o´-the-wisp“], Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVZycafiX40

2015 March „Das Hinterland für einen Lebensraum”, Jää-äär, Berlin, Germany

2015 March „Das Hinterland für einen Lebensraum”, tȇte, Berlin, Germany

2014 August „Me oleme trobikond linde” [„We Are A Plentiful Of Birds“], Art Salon Allee, Tallinn, Estonia

2014 April, Liis Koger – Paintings, SomoS Art House, Berlin, Germany

http://www.somos-arts.org/liis-koger-paintings/

2014 January „The Overflowing Effect Of Staying Unset”, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 September-October „Liis Koger and Salvador Dalí”, Art Salon Allee, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 July-August „Väike helendus” [„Small Phosphorescence“], Café Noble, Port Noblessner, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 June „Valgusemängija” [„The Player Of Light“] (graduate exhibition), Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia

2013 May-July „Suur helendus“ [„Broad Phosphorescence“], Haus Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2012 October „Kaotatud maailm“ [„Lost World“], Saaremaa Museum, Kuressaare Castle, Saaremaa, Estonia

2012 September, Camponeschi, Rome, Italy, curated by Umberto Scrocca and Achille Bonito Oliva

2012 April-June „Juhused, luule ja sentiment“ [„Chances, Poetry, Sentiment“], café-restaurant l.u.m.i, Otepää, Estonia

2012 March-April „Seal külmas kambris tulid…“ [„In The Cold Chambre Came…“], Võru Town Gallery, Võru, Estonia

2012 March „Seal külmas kambris tulid…“ [„In The Cold Chambre Came…“], National Library of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

2011 October „Kohtumine“ [„Encounter“], Gallery Loov, Tartu, Estonia

2010 March, Bridge Club, Milan, Italy

2010 March, Twincafe, Lugano, Switzerland

2010 February, Ellisse Ristorante, Manno, Switzerland

Selected Joint Exhibitions

2015 June Spring exhibition, the 15th annual exhibition of Estonian Artists’ Association, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2014 December – 2015 January Tartu Art House end of year exhibition, Tartu, Estonia

2014 November Artists Of Pärnu Year Exhibition, Pärnu City Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 December – 2014 January Tartu Art House end of year exhibition, Tartu, Estonia

2013 September-October „Kunstnikult raamatukogule” [„For Library From Artist”], National Library Of Estonia,Tallinn, Estonia

2013 August-September „Lill. Eesti Maalikunstnike Liidu suvenäitus” [„Flower. Summer exhibition of Estonian Painters’ Association”], Türi Gallery, Türi, Estonia

2013 June-August Estonian Painters’ Association exhibition of Minimalist painting „Ma pole ammu Võrumaal käinud“ [„I Have Not Been To Võrumaa For Long“], Võru City Gallery, Võru, Estonia

2013 June-July Estonian Painters’ Association exhibition „M“, Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 May-June International Painting Biennial Chisinau 2013, Chisinau, Moldova

2013 April Spring exhibition, the 13th annual exhibition of Estonian Artists’ Association, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 March Give A New Life, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 March New works of Estonian painters, The Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia

2013 February Estonian – Luxembourg artists in dialogue, Konschthaus Beim Engel, Luxembourg

2012 December – 2013 January Tartu Art House end of year exhibition, Tartu, Estonia

2012 May-June international nature-themed exhibition „Lake“, Põlva Cultural Centre, Põlva, Estonia

2012 May-August Tartu Young Artists‘ works, Norr11 Tallinn showroom, Rotermann Quarter, Tallinn, Estonia

2011 December – 2012 January Tartu Art House end of year exhibition, Tartu, Estonia

2011 June exposition „BACA-BACA“, Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia

2011 May Estonian Painters’ Association exhibition „Mida oskad sina teha valge värviga?“ [ „What You Can Do With White Colour?“], Vaal Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2010 September Tartu Young Art exhibition „Vali vitamiin!“ [„Choose Vitamine!“], Tartu, Estonia

Auctions

2015 October Tartu Young Art auction, Tartu, Estonia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heMZJ2uOjFA

2014 November-December Varjupaikade MTÜ Charity auction

2014 November Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 July Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 May Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 May Tartu Young Art auction, Tartu, Estonia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lel-rCmJLv8

2014 April Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 February Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 January Bukowskis Market, Helsinki, Finland

2014 January The BECC Charity Burns Supper, Mustpeade Maja, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 March Lions Club auction, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 January The BECC Charity Burns Supper, Mustpeade Maja, Tallinn, Estonia

2010 October Tartu Young Art auction „Vali vitamiin!“ [„Choose Vitamine!“], Tartu, Estonia

Works In Public Spaces

Riigikogu, The Parliament Of Estonia, Toompea, Tallinn, Estonia

Institute Of Mathematical Statistics, Tartu, Estonia

Reproductions

2015 August Spring exhibition, the 15th annual exhibition of Estonian Artists’ Association catalogue, Tallinn, Estonia

2013 November, Young Painter Prize catalogue, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013 June International Painting Biennial Chisinau 2013 catalogue, Chisinau, Moldova

2013 April Spring exhibition, the 13th annual exhibition of Estonian Artists’ Association catalogue, Tallinn, Estonia

2012.08 HESA Inprint – Sadonkorjuu / Harvest – reproductions of three paintings

2012.07 Ensemble RESONABILIS „North Wind, South Wind“, reproductions of two paintings in CD booklet

http://erpmusic.com/records/cds/north-wind-south-wind

2012.02 Akadeemia – reproductions of five paintings

2010 September Tartu Young Art exhibition and auction „Vali vitamiin!“ [„Choose Vitamine!“] catalogue, Tartu, Estonia

More & Less Important References

2014.11.14 Pärnu Postimees – „Kunsti aastanäitus tõi osavõturekordi” [„Year In Art Exhibition Highest At Participants“], Karin Klaus

http://www.parnupostimees.ee/2990623/kunsti-aastanaitus-toi-osavoturekordi

2014.06.06 Berlin Global – „From Estonia With Love“

http://www.berlinglobal.org/index.php?from-estonia-with-love

2014.04.22 Arterritory.com Daily Dozen – Liis Koger

http://www.arterritory.com/en/blogs_video/daily_dozen/3500-daily_dozen_with_estonian_painter_and_poet_liis_koger/

2014.01.15 Pärnu Postimees – „Maalid, mida silusid vihm ja tuul” [„Paintings, Washed With Rain And Wind“], Karin Klaus

http://www.parnupostimees.ee/2661150/maalid-mida-silusid-vihm-ja-tuul

2013.09.12 Pärnu Postimees – „Liis Koger: Vahel tuleb ikka vaid õhust ja armastusest ära elada. Õhuta olemine oleks palju hullem”

[„Liis Koger: Sometimes You need to live out of air and love. Living without air would be much worse“], Eleen Änilane

http://www.parnupostimees.ee/1828168/liis-koger-vahel-tuleb-ikka-vaid-ohust-ja-armastusest-ara-elada-ohuta-olemine-oleks-palju-hullem

2013.06.20 Sirp – „Liis Kogre kunst: vestlused ja vaatlused” [„The Art of Liis Koger: conversations and outlooks“], Kadri Asmer

http://www.sirp.ee/s1-artiklid/c6-kunst/liis-kogre-kunst-vestlused-ja-vaatlused/

2013.05.30 Klassikaraadio – „Liis Kogeri maalinäitus“ [„Painting exhibition of Liis Koger“], Kristina Kiis

2013.03.03 The Frankly Speaking, Liis(23)

http://thefranklyspeaking.com/frankly-speaking-liis23/

2012.10.03 Meie Maa – “Liis Koger maalis kalleid hetki õliga“ [„Liis Koger Painted Dear Moments In Oil“], Ene Kallas

https://www.meiemaa.ee/index.php?content=artiklid&sub=1&artid=49806

2012.08.03 Vali Uudised – „Musta tunneli valgesse märki“ [„To The White End Of A Black Tunnel“], Ülle Lätte

2012.07.26 Vooremaa – „Ümberütlemise kunst“ [„The Art Of Trope“], Riina Mägi

http://www.vooremaa.ee/umberutlemise-kunst/

2012.01.09 Tartu Postimees – „Elamuse pakub kunsti kõrval ka kujundus“ [“The Thrill Of Not Just Painting, But Also Interior Decoration”], Kadri Asmer

2010.10 Universitas Tartuensis – persoonilugu „Mitte lihtsalt ilus tüdruk“ [personal story “Not Just A Pretty Face”], Merilyn Merisalu

2016  CEAIS