acrylic on paper
SKYILINE OF A CITY WITH AN ENORMOUS BLAST
Marko Mäetamm, (Viljandi, 1965) holds a BA in Printmaking (1993) and a Masters in Fine Arts (1995), both by the Estonian Academy of Arts. His solo shows include: I’m Only Streaming 2, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga + Tallinn City Gallery, Tallinn (2017), My First Million, M2M Bank, Riga (2017), Feel at Home, Krassky Show Room, Riga (2017), I Want to Tell You Something, Picker Art Gallery, New York (2016), Home and Away, (with Raymond Pettibon), KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn (2015), The Meaning of Life, (with Kaido Ole), FUGA, Budapest (2015), Love, Love, Love. Family Stories and Many Other Stories, Gallery Iragui, Moscow (2014). He has participated in such group shows as: One Month In Canada, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn (2018), Summer of Love, Art Space Pythagorion, Samos (2017), Doublethink: Double vision, Pera Museum, Istanbul (2017), Floating World, Art Bahrain Across Borders, Manama (2017), Gray Zone, Tartu Art Museum, Tartu (2017), Modern Families. Relatives and Relationships in Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Cork (2013).
Marko Mäetamm represented Estonia at the Venice Biennale in 2003 and 2007.
He is the recipient of several awards: Kristjan Raud Annual Award, Estonia (2000), Baltic Assembly Prize for the Arts (2009), and the Annual Award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia (2011). In 2008 he was bestowed the Order of the white Star of Estonia.