LEELO LEESI

e-mail: leeloleesi[at]gmail.com


1990 Tallinn Art University (now Estonian Art Academy), Department of Leather Art
Since 1997 art teacher at Kuressaare Art School
2005 Tallinn University, vocational pedagogy
Since 2001 vocational teacher, Kuressaare Regional Training Centre
2015 member of the Estonian Leatherwork Artists' Union

Selected exhibitions:
2010, 2015 – International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding “Scripta manent”, Tallinn
2010 – international exhibition of bookbindings “Knyga/Book”, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 – exhibition of a year of Estonian Leatherwork Artists’ Union "Re-Realia", National Library of Estonia
2011 – exhibition of Estonian Leatherwork Artists’ Union “Kalevipoeg“, Tallinn, Kohila
2012, 2013 – “Konrad Mägi. Bound”, Pärnu, Kohila, Tartu, Viljandi, Tallinn
2012 – "Bookbinding Art in Estonia Through Five Centuries”, Academic Library of Tallinn University
2012, 2013 – International bookbinding exhibition “Logiraamatud/ Lokikirjoja“, Kuressaare Rae galley; Porvoo, Raahe, Finland
2012 – selected exhibition of “Scripta manent IV“: Tampere, Helsinki; Rakvere
2012, 2013 – exhibition of miniatuure books “Notes on Margins”, Tallinn, Märjamaa, Tapa, Viljandi, Tartu
2013, 2014 – exhibition of miniatuure books “Ajastaja”, Märjamaa, Tapa, Pärnu, Tartu, Tallinn; Metso Library in Tampere, Finland
2013, 2014 – selected exhibition “Bookbinding Art in Estonia Through Five Centuries“, Vilnius in Lithuania; Viljandi, Tartu, Rakvere in Estonia; Yväskylä, Helsinki in Finland
2013 – selected exhibition of “Scripta manent IV”, Applied Art Museum of Budapest, Hungary
2014 – 1st Baltic Book Art Biennial, bookbinding exhibition “Bound Word”, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014 – group exhibition of artists of Saaremaa “Kunstnikud kogukonnas“, traveling exhibition in Saaremaa
2014, 2015 – bookbinding exhibition“Protected Openness“, Tallinn, Pärnu Tartu, Kohila
2015 – exhibition of leather artists of Saaremaa “Under the spell of Leather“, Kuressaare Regional Training Centre
2015 – bookbinding exhibition “Bound Word”, National Library of Estonia

Awards:
2010, 2015 – Golden Book award at the International Exhibition of Artistic Bookbinding “Scripta manent”, Tallinn
2011 – teacher of a ear, Kuressaare Regional Training Centre

 












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