Anne Parmasto's solo exhibition "Green Forms"


On Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. painter Anne Parmasto opens her solo exhibition "Green Forms" at Vabaduse Gallery.

Parmasto, who mainly works in abstract panel painting, brings to Vabaduse Gallery an expressive and colourful selection of paintings, one of the central and recurring motifs of which is the greenery of plants striving to grow and flourish. 

Accompanying the exhibition of her most recent work, the artist describes painting as a journey towards the horizon – each step towards it taking it the same much further.

Anne Parmasto (b. 1952) is a member of the Estonian Artists' Association, the Estonian Painters' Association, the Tartu Artists' Association and the Austrian artists' group Rabnitztaler. She graduated from the Estonian State Institute of Art (ERKI) in 1981 with a degree in painting and specialising in theatre decoration. After graduating from ERKI, she worked as an artist at the Tallinn Department Store (Tallinna Kaubamaja) and as a freelance artist. Parmasto has been active in exhibitions since 1983, with more than 40 solo exhibitions and several hundred group and survey exhibitions in Estonia, Austria, Belgium, Italy, South Korea, Luxembourg, France, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, the United States of America and South Korea. Since 2019, she is an Emeritus Lecturer at the University of Tartu, also has worked as a lecturer of painting and composition at the University of Tartu from 1998 to 2019 and at Tallinn University from 1981 to 1994. She has been awarded the Order of Honour of the University of Tartu, the Ado Vabbe Prize and the Konrad Mägi medal and art award. 

The exhibition can be visited until July 17, 2024.

Vabaduse Gallery is supported by: Estonian Ministry of Culture, Cultural Endowment of Estonia and Liviko Ltd.

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