Annika Kiidron

From: Tartu, Estonia

Phone: +372 53 268 647

E-mail: annika.kiidron@gmail.com

Member of an Estonian Textile Artists Union since May, 2018.

Education:

2018 – 2019 Shenkar College: Engineering. Design. Art. Israel (Multidisciplinary Design, MA)

2017 -…  Estonian Academy of Arts (Design and Applied Arts, MA, Fashion Design)

2015 – 2016 Tartu Vocational Education Centre (Mens tailor)

2013-2017 pallas university of applied arts (BA, Textile Art)

2011-2013 Tartu Vocational Education Centre (Tailor)

1999-2002 Tartu Vocational Education Centre (Garment Maker)

1988-1999 Tartu High School of Art (Art Class)

Courses and Trainings:

Internship – Knitwear Lab, Amsterdam, July – September 2018

Digital Weaving – Univeristy of Bergen, Norway (UIB) (2018)

Experimetal Form – Hong Kong Polytechnical University (2018)

Handmade Leather Gloves – Pallas University Of Applied Arts (2015)

Bead Embroidery – Tartu Folk High School (2015)

Footwear – Many Faces of Sandals – Pallas University Of Applied Arts (2014)

Glass Art – Glass Melting- Tartu Folk High School (2013)

Prep. Course For Art University – Pallas University Of Applied Arts (2013)

Drawing basics – Pallas University Of Applied Arts (2011)

Furniture Restoration – Tartu Folk High School(2011)

Interior Design – Tartu Folk High School (2008)

Participation:

Exhibition Gendrrr Rrrevolution, EKA New Building, 04-05. 2019

Exhibition – Frames, Pärnu Muuseum 04-06.2019

Erki 2018 Exhibition – From Sketch To Garment Solaris Centre 03-04.2019

Exhibition Skins and Shells, Tallinn Telliskivi Loomelinnak, 09. 2018

Exhibition in SHOWROOM INTRO, Riga Latvia 10-12.2018

Erki 2018 Winners Exhibition, Nautica center, 09-10.2018

International Young Designers Contest exhibition, TSUM Kyiv Department Store, 07. 2018

Ehibition “Give A New Life -The Dream” Museum Of New Art, Pärnu, 04-05. 2018

International Textile Art Exhibition  “Myth”, Gallery Noorus, 02.-03.2018

Exhibition “Oda/Skin/Nahk”, Gallery Academy Vilnius Academy Of Arts, Lithuania, 09.2017

Estonian Design Festival, Exhibition “Material as Design”, Noblessner Foundry, 09-10.2017

International Textile Fair “MOOD Brussels”, Belgium, 09.2017

Exhibition  „Flight 2017”, Gallery Noorus, 06-07.2017

Exhibition „Give a new life – Mysterious Stories“, The Museum Of New Art, Pärnu, 04.2017

Exhibition “Skin/Nahk/Oda”, Gallery Noorus, 03.2017

Exhibition “ Etnokitš – Or Less Is More“, Gallery Noorus, 03-04.2017

Exhibition “Skin/Nahk/Oda”, Cork, Iirimaa, 03,2017

International  Textile Fair Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Sounds Like Home Project, 01. 2017

Exhibition  „Takes Space“, Estonian Textile Artists Union, Yearly Exhibition, Võru City Gallery, 12.2016

Exhibition  „Takes Space“, Estonian Textile Artists Union, Yearly Exhibition, Estonian National Library, 10.2016

Exhibition „Textile-ID“ Rakvere Gallery, 06.2016

Exhibition „Time Out“, Jakobi Gallery, 05.2016

Exhibition, „Project“, Old-Võromaa Culture Chamber, 04.2016

Exhibition „ Open Doors Day“, Gallery Noorus, 03.2016

“Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair”, Re- Studio project, 02.2016

Exhibition „Games In A Causeless  Space“, Gallery Noorus, 12.2015-01.2016

Exhibition „3/4“, Gallery Noorus, 10.2015

Tartu Art College and Estonian Academy of Arts joint exhibition „Pattern“, Gallery Noorus, 03.2015

16th International Fibres and Fungi Symposium, 09.2014

Conferences:

International conference: TEXTOUR Estonia, 05.2019 – speaker

Fashion shows:

Collection DUST Estonian fashion festival, 06.2019

Collection DUST Estonian Academy of Arts ERKI fashionshow, 05.2019

Collection IT’S A TRAP? International Young Designers Contest, Kyiv, Ukraine 14-15.06.2018

Collection IT’S A TRAP? Estonian Fashion Festval. 06.2018 (MPT WINNER)

Collection IT’S A TRAP? Estonian Academy of Arts ERKI fashionshow, 05.2018 (GRAND PRIX WINNER)

Collection THE CULT,  Mood -Performance-tants „MANA“, Estonia, 04.2017

Joint collection, Mood-Performance-tants „Chapter 18“, Estonia, 05.2016

Public space:

Lähte Library, handtufted  carpet 10,10 m2

Published:

Book: adam and eve – from wig leaf to space suit, marina skulskaya, 2018

Book: Construction & Context, University of Bergen Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, 2018

Magazine „Naked design“ nr:1, Emma Eensalu  2017

Magazine „Handicraft“, chain scarf with instruction, autumn 2014

Acknowledgement:

Kristjan Jaak Scholarship laureate 2018

Tartu County Scholarship laureate 2016

Achievement of the year 2013  – Tartu Vocational Education Centre craftmanship  competition  winner

Achievement of The Year 2012 – Tartu Vocational Education Centre craftmanship  competition  winner