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New international business opportunities for the design students of EKA

For the first time ever, a course that would help the students get a grasp of the business world and reach international markets was held for the MA-students from fashion, textile, accessories’ and jewellery design departments at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Ending with a rare opportunity to pitch newly refined brands and concepts to influential Scandinavian investors and entrepreneurs, 13th ...
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Design students of the Estonian Academy of Arts reach out to the international markets

On 13th December, the MA-students from fashion, textile, accessories’ and jewellery design at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) will get a rare chance to pitch their newly refined brands and concepts to influential Scandinavian entrepreneurs and investors. They will come all the way to see which next big ideas will get a little help to grow and emerge from the local design market to an ...
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Triin Kukk and Erinn M. Cox at A-galerii: “Too Much”

TOO MUCH / LIIGA PALJU Triin Kukk and Erinn M. Cox We always want more. We are constantly overwhelmed and filled with confusion and excitement of how to think, feel and react to what happens to us and around us. We conjure images and words that blur the edges of reality, often falling into obsessions where we can’t seem to get enough, to express enough. We crave reckless love, endless joy, ...
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92Y announces its third annual jewelry artist in residence: Claudia Lepik from EKA

92nd Street Y is pleased to announce the selection of the Jewelry Center’s third annual Artist in Residence, Claudia Lepik. She is an Estonian jeweler working in metal and mixed media with an edgy, avant-garde style. A recent graduate of the Estonian Academy of Arts, she explores connecting jewelry to the body in unusual ways, using the power of tension in her materials to hide and reveal ...
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Exhibithion “Setsessioon”

The Contemporary Jewellery and Metal Art exhibition SETSESSIOON (SECESSION) will be opening on Friday, 31st of May at 6 PM in the Põhjala factory (Entrance from Ankru 8). The exhibition displays the graduation work of the BA students from the Jewellery and Blacksmithing department of the Estonian Academy of Arts. The concept of the exhibition originated from three letters and a single ...
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Student exhibition “You Must Have a Body”

On Thursday, May 16 at 6 pm, the exhibition YOU MUST HAVE A BODY by the second-year students of the Jewellery and Blacksmithing Department will be opened at the Estonian Academy of Arts Trepigalerii. The subject of the exhibition is the body and the experience of this self-existence and being a part of the world. Nine young artists interpret how bodies interact with each other, what are the ...
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Erinn M. Cox artist talk at EKA Gallery

Erinn M. Cox artist talk at her solo show “loneliness is the slowest death : a requiem for longing” Join the artist for a conversation about the works from her new series titled Longing, including a personal tour of the exhibition at EKA Gallery. The artist talk is in English. For more about the artist, visit www.erinnmcox.com The exhibition is open until April 27. Supported by ...
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Estonian contemporary jewelry artists will exhibit their artwork at the group exhibition FOGSPEAK / UDUJUTT

From March 29 to April 18 at Art Gallery PUTTI is going to be ESTONISHING! Estonian contemporary jewelry artists will exhibit their artwork at the group exhibition FOGSPEAK / UDUJUTT The dense fog reduces visibility but strengthens beauty. It warns our insecurities but opens new perspectives. Fog is volatile though tangible. It allows us to feel the ethereal un gives us space to breath. ...
  • Our Jewellery and Blacksmithing department is really strong in the field of contemporary jewellery. I learned not only technical or artistic approaches, but also the philosophy of jewellery art. In addition to being remarkable artists and teachers, Kadri Mälk and Tanel Veenre also give great business advice, like artist-gallery etiquette, image development, professionalism, etc.
    Sofia Hallik
    MA Jewellery and Blacksmithing '15
    Current PhD student