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Siret Roots
Painter, graphic artist, designer
Born August 3rd, 1980 in Otepää, lives in Tartu, works at the Estonian Folklore Archives
Website: http://www.siretroots.com, e-mail: siret.roots(at)gmail.com

Education:
1996-2001 Tartu Art School. Major: graphic design
1986-1996 Otepää Secondary School

Solo Exhibitions:
2012 "Story", Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2011 "Pink Landscape With an Eye", Castle Turret's Café, Kuressaare, Estonia (oil)
2011 "The Journey", Bank Street Gallery, Kirriemuir, Scotland, UK (ink)
2011 "Ink Drawings", Art Café, Rakvere, Estonia (ink)
2010 "Paintings and Ink", Lääne-Virumaa Central Library, Rakvere, Estonia (oil, ink)
2009 "Roots", Endla Theatre Café, Pärnu, Estonia (ink)
2009 "Pink Pictures", Karlova-Ropka Library, Tartu, Estonia (oil)
2009 "Pink Pictures", Endla Theatre Café, Pärnu, Estonia (oil)
2009 "Paintings and Ink", University of Tartu Library, Tartu, Estonia (oil, ink)
2009 "Ordinary Women", Tartu Public Library, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2008 "Summer Memories", Luunja Cultural Centre, Luunja, Estonia (oil)
2008 "Moments", Võru Town Gallery, Võru, Estonia (oil, ink)
2007 "Extra Time", Luunja Public Library, Luunja, Estonia (ink)
2007 "Some Windows", Tartu Public Library, Tartu, Estonia (oil)
2007 "One Afternoon", Luunja Cultural Centre, Luunja, Estonia (oil)
2004 "Four Years of Rhythm & Blues", Tampere Maja, Tartu, Estonia (photography)

Group Exhibitions:
2014 Southside Fringe, HQ, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (ink)
2010 "Man and Woman", Museum of New Art, Viljandi, Estonia (ink)
2006 "All Together", Tartu Artists' House, Tartu, Estonia (oil, ink)

Illustrations:

2014 Crafted ale labels, The Celt Experience brewery,
Caerphilly, Wales, UK (ink)
2013 Rabatuluke, Pro Folkloristica XVII, folklore research magazine, Estonian Folklore Archives, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2012 Electric Dixieland EP, an audio CD by Andres Roots Roundabout, Roots Art, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2010 Build Me A Statue, a book of lyrics by Andres Roots, Roots Art, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2009 Online short story community Inktears.com, InkTears Ltd, Oxford, UK (ink)
2004 Travisarid, a book of poems by Elläi Tuulepäälse, Kentaur, Tartu, Estonia (ink)
2002 The Gemini Diaries, an audio CD by Liisi Koikson, Metronom Productions, Tartu, Estonia (oil)

Awards:
2009 "Best Original Cover Art" for Bullfrog Brown's "Moon and Central" album - Blues Underground Network, Canada. The front cover made use of the ink drawing "Central St." by Siret Roots

Related Experience:
2001-2014 Graphic design and photography for various music-related projects: logos, CD covers, posters, T-shirts, websites, etc. Artists worked with include Andres Roots Roundabout (EST), Kristo Käo (EST), Black River Bluesman (FIN), Bullfrog Brown (EST), Steve Lury (UK), L.R.Phoenix (UK), Vaido Petser (EST), Ummamuudu (EST), Famous Boogiemen (FIN), Alaska Kalan (USA), and many others

Collections:
Various private collections in Estonia, Germany, Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Great Britain, and the U.S.A.