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Curriculum Vitae



KRISTIINA USLAR

Estonia


Education

2005 - 2007 Master of Arts Degree Estonian Academy of Arts (cum laude)

1998 - 2003 Estonian Academy of Arts glass studies BA


Employment

2003 - 2017 Technician of the department of glass Estonian Academy of Arts

2004 - Contractual lecturer of the department of glass Estonian Academy of Arts

2017 - Associate Professor of the department of glass Estonian Academy of Arts


Selected Exhibitions

2017 Umwelt“ Adamson-Eric Museum Tallinn Estonia

2016 “Glass Now” Galerie Handwerk München Germany

2016 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2016“ Shiinoki Cultural Complex Ishikawa Notojiama Glass Art Museum Japan

2016European Glass Context 2016“ Grønbechs Gaard Bornholm Denmark

2016 Symbiosis“ Bothnia Biennale Satellite Koskenkorva Finland

2015 “Vessel” Ostholstein Museum Eutin Germany

2015 “Moment” Moment Gallery Järvakandi Estonia

20152X Monologue&Dialogue” Deutsches Kulturinstitut Tartu Tartu Art House Monumental Gallery Estonia

2014 “Born/Made” Vabaduse Gallery Tallinn Estonia

2014 “Glas” The Nordic House Faroe Islands

2014 “The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2014” European Museum of Modern Glass Veste Coburg Germany

2013 “Zugehörig” St.Annen Museum Lübeck Germany

2012 Estonian Contemporary Glass Art” St. Peterburg Glass Art Museum Yelagin Island

2012 Grand Fragility” Tallinn Art Hall Estonia

2012 Estonian Contemporary Glass Art” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design

2011 Face of History” Estonian History Museum Great Guild Hall

2011 Pair” Kullo Gallery Tallinn Estonia

2011 Abstract” Tallinn Art Hall Estonia

2011 Voice of Glass” Art Academy of Latvia Latvia

2011 Catapult” Tallinn Art Hall Estonia

2011 Estonian Glass” The Finnish Glass Museum Finland

2010The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2010Design Center Ishikawa Kanazawa Notojima Glass Art Museum Japan

2010International Festival of Glass Sofia 2010” Sofia Bulgaria

2010Estonian Glass” Glashütte Gernheim Germany

2010Jukebox” Nuutajärvi Finland

2009National Heritage” Pärnu Town Gallery Rakvere Gallery Estonia

2009Reflexivity” Cambridge Galleries Cambridge UK

2009 Cold+ Hot 2009 Micaela Gallery San Francisco USA

2009 Connections 2009” Contemporary European Glass Sculpture Mánes Gallery Prague Czech Republic

2008 “Winter Salon 2008” Micaela Gallery San Francisco USA

2008 “European Glass Context 2008” Gronbechs Gard Bornholm Denmark

2007 “The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2007” Design Center Ishikawa Kanazawa Notojima Glass Art Museum Japan

2007 “Young Glass 2007” Glasmuseet Ebeltoft Denmark

2007 “Bombay Sapphire Prize Exhibition” Grand Designs Live The NEC Birmingham

Malmaison Hotel Piccadilly Manchester UK

2007 “Masters of Arts festival” University of Art and Design Helsinki Finland

2007 “Level” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Estonia

2007 “Estonian Glass 70 : the best of 10 years” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Estonia

2006 “The Bombay Sapphire Prize 2006” London, New Zealand Paris Milano

2006 “Discovery" Kullo Estonia

2006 “Staying Alive" Salone Satellite Milano Design 2006 Milano Italy

2006 “Two close ones” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Estonia


Solo exhibitions

2005 "Movement" Gallery Bella Casa Saint-Petersburg Russia

2004 “ARound” (K.Uslar, E.Käsper) Pärnu Concert House Pärnu Estonia


Aknowledgements

2013 Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2013 selected entry

2010 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2010 Honorable Mentioned

2009 Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2009 Talent Award

2009 “New Glass Review 30” selected work

2008 “European Glass Context 2008” honourable mentioned

2008 “European Glass Context 2008” WCC-Europe Award 2008 nominee

2008 Tiffany Glas Kunst International Competition "Vorsicht Glas-Glass, handle with care" honourable mentioned

2008 GAS Emerging Artist Lecture Award 2008

2007 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2007 Honorable Mentioned

2007 Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award 2007 Honorary Diploma

2007 New Glass Review 28 selected work

2007 “Young Glass 2007” selected work

2007 “Estonian Glass 70 : the best of 10 years” LLC Emilie selected work

2007 Maks Roosma Creative stipend

2006 The Bombay Sapphire Prize 2006 selected work

2006 4th Tallinn Applied Art Triennial “ Two Close Ones” Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design buyingprice


Conferences and workshops

2017 Thin-walled pâte de verre course leader at Bratislava Fine Art and Design Academy

2014 North Lands Creative Glass “The Place and the Work” Master Class Leader Lybster Scotland

2008 GAS Conference “Forming Frontiers” presentation Portland USA

2006 Fusing and kilncasting course Etsuko Nishi The Glass Furnace Istanbul Turkey

2005 Historical glass restoration and konserving workshop Torben Sode


Public collections:

Toyama Glass Art Museum Japan

The North Lands Creative Glass Collection of Contemporary Glass

Ernsting Stiftung Alter Hof Herding Germany

Design Center Ishikawa Japan

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft Denmark

Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design Estonia


Unions

Since 2009 Member of Estonian Artists' Association

Since2007 Member of Estonian Glass Artists’ Union


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