e-mail: kati.kerstna@gmail.com
+372 52 90 779

Born: 31.12.1970.

Education:
1999 – 2001.a. Estonian Academy of Arts, glass department, m.a.
1994 – 1998. a. Estonian Academy of Arts, glass department.

Solo (smaller group) exhibitions:
2019 “Dialogues” pop-up exhibition at NÖFF (Women Nights Film Festival, Rapla, with Kairi Orgusaar)
2018 “Darkening” Kedainiai, Lithuania (Linnaaluste Group)
2016 “Whatif”, Jurbarkas, Lithuania (Linnaaluste Group)
2016 “ÕÕ”, Kuressaare (Linnaaluste Group)
2015 “Marks Left” Haapsalu (Linnaaluste Group)
2013 „L E L (po stiklo)“ Panevezys, Lietuva (with Kairi Orgusaar, Dalia Truskaite, Barbala Gulbe)
2009-2010 project „Happy life” about food additives (with different Photografers), Gallery of Est. Academy of Arts and in several Estonian Schools
2008 “Look Through” (with Kairi Orgusaar), Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 “Firebeads” (with Kairi Orgusaar), Viieristi Gallery, Haapsalu, Estonia
2000 “Carrot’s Gallery” (with Anne Tipner), National Library, Tallinn
1998 “Bacchanalia”, Kuldjala town, Tallinn

Group exhibitions:
2019 “Resonance” estonian glass art, Võro
2019 “Interplay. Glass & Light” Haapsalu, Evald Okas Museum
2019 “Accordance. Glass in Space”, Haus Gallery, Tallinn
2018 “Fire Glass” estonian glass art, Hiiumaa
2018 “Different Angle” international exhibition of contemporary Glass Art, Haapsalu
2017 “Hot/Cold” estonian glass art, Tallinn
2017 “BioGlass”, Haapsalu
2016 „2D →” international glassexhibition, Vilnius, Pärnu, Rapla
2016 “Civilization 2: the Trousers of Time”, Seaplane Harbour, Tallinn
2015 „Moment“ estonian glassart, Järvakandi, Estonia
2015 „10“ international hot glass exhibition, Haapsalu, Estonia
2015 „New Acquisitions 2014“ Ernsting Stiftung, Lette, Germany
2014 „Born/Made“ estonian glassart, Tartu, Estonia
2014 „2D →” international glassexhibition, Vilnius, Jurbarkas, Pärnu, Riga
2014 „Zu GAST: ESTLAND“, exh. of Estonian contemporary Glassart, Ernsting Stiftung, Lette, Germany
2013 „Light“, Rapla, Estonia
2013 „Milky Way“, Rakvere, Estonia
2013 „299,792,548 mps“ Estonian light art exhibition, Tallinn Light Biennale
2013 „Impression“, international exhibition of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2012 „Estonian Contemporary Glass Art“, St Petersburg, Russia
2012 „Grand Fragility“, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2012 international exhibition „Sincerely, Yours..“, Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia
2012 „Contemporary Estonain Glass Art“, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2012 „Chandelier“, the Rapla County Centre for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia
2011 “Estonian Glass”, Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2011 Exhibition of Estonian Applied Art „Catapault”, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2010 “Estonian Glass”, Glashütte Gernheim, Petershagen, Germany
2010 “Doubly Meaningless” the Rapla County Centre for Contemporary Art, Rapla, Estonia
2010 “Poetry of Glass” Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
2010 “Epic Jewellery” Glass Gallery, Riga Latvia
2010 “Gloria”, Latvijan Artist Union Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2009 “Bead Lines” Central Library Gallery, Pärnu , Estonia
2009 “Catch of the Day” , Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
2008 “Internation exhibition “Matchbox”, Porcelain Museum, Riga, Latvia
2007 “Round”,Albu Manor House, Järva County, Estonia
2007 “Estonian Glass 70, the best of 10 years”, Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2006 “Beautiful”, Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2005 “Broken Things”, Towngallery, Viljandi, Estonia
2005 “Broken Things”, Jaani Seek, Tallinn, Estonia
2005-2007 White Glass Days` exhibitions, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia
2004 “Maritima”, Haapsalu, Estonia
2004 “Focus”, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2002 “Primitive Glass”, Stikls Galerija, Riga, Latvia
2002 “Facing the Sea”, Marine Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 “Glass with Care”, EKA Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2001 “Through the Glass”, Town Hall Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
1998 – 1999 traveling exhibition “True Pearls”, Estonia
1998 “New Life in the Glass”, Rakvere, Estonia
1997 exhibition of kinetic art “Movemus”, Rotermann’s Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia
1996 “Charm of Glass”, Town Hall Jail, Tallinn, Estonia

Curator and designer of the exhibitions:
2019 “Resonance” estonian glass art, design and light design of exhibition
2019 “Interplay. Glass & Light” Haapsalu, Evald Okas Museum
2018 “Different Angle” international exhibition of contemporary Glass Art, Haapsalu
2017 “BioGlass”, Haapsalu
2016 „2D →” international glassexhibition, Vilnius, Pärnu, Riga (with Dalia Truskaite)
2015 „10“ exhibition of international hot glass symposion at Haapsalu, Estonia
2014 „2D →” international glassexhibition, Vilnius, Jurbarkas, Pärnu, Riga
(curation with Dalia Truskaite, Barbala Gulbe and Päivi Kekälainen)
2014 „Zu GAST: ESTLAND“, exh. of Estonian contemporary Glassart,
Ernsting Stiftung, Lette, Germany
2013 „Impression“ international exhibition of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2012 „Estonian Contemporary Glass Art“, St Petersburg, Russia
2012 „Grand Fragility“, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2012 international exhibition „Sincerely, Yours..“, Museum of New Art, Pärnu, Estonia
2012 „Contemporary Estonain Glass Art“,
Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2011 “Estonian Glass”, Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki, Finland
2010 „Estonian Glass”, Glashütte Gernheim, Petershagen, Germany
(curation with Korbinian Stöckle)
2010 „Poetry of Glass“ international exhibition of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2007 “Estonian Glass 70, the best of 10 years” (with Mare Saare, Kairi Orgusaar, Virve Kiil) Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, Tallinn, Estonia
2007 “Round” (with Kairi Orgusaar and Virve Kiil), Albu Manor House, Järva County, Estonia
2005-2007 “White Glass Days”, international exhibition of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2005 “Broken Things” (with Maret Sarapu), Tallinn and Viljandi
2004 “Maritima” (with Helena Kreem), international exhibition of hot glass,
Haapsalu, Estonia

Symposia:
2019 “Interplay. Glass & Light” Haapsalu, Evald Okas Museum
2017 “BioGlass”, Haapsalu
2015 „10“ international hot glass symposion, Haapsalu, Estonia
2015 6th International Glass Festival Luxembourg; Asselborn, Luxembourg
2013 5th International Glass Festival Luxembourg; Asselborn, Luxembourg
2013 „Impression“, hot Glass Symposia at Haapsalu, Estonia
2013 Festival of High Tempeartures, Wroclaw, Poland
2012 building and working with the Glass Furnace in Gernheim, Germany
2011 4th International Glass Festival Luxembourg; Asselborn, Luxembourg
2010 „Poetry of Glass“ international exhibition of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2009 „Bead Days of Kunilepa” Linnaaluste village, Estonia
2009 „Catch of the Day” International Symposium, Haapsalu, Estonia
2005 – 2008 Days of Primitive Glass, Kunilepa, Rapla County, Estonia
2005 – 2007 „White Glass Days”, international symposium and workshop of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia
2004 “Maritima”, international symposium and workshop of hot glass, Haapsalu, Estonia

Costumes & stagedesign:
1996 moderndance-perfomance “Breastattack”, Von Grahl’s theatre, Tallinn, Estonia
1997 moderndance-perfomance “Dangerous Area”, Von Grahl’s theatre, Tallinn & 1998, Pärnu, Estonia

Unions:
Estonian Glass Artists` Union