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Name  Ivo Lill

Role  Artist
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Right to Hope

Ivo Lill (born June 24, 1953, in Tallinn) is an Estonian glass artist.


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Early life and education

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Ivo Lill was born in Tallinn to Felix Lill and Asta Lill (née Multer). His father was arrested by Soviet authorities and spent several years sentenced to forced labor in the gulag system in Siberia, but was able to later return to the family. Lill is the youngest child of three siblings; he has two older sisters: Kadri, and actress Mari Lill. Lill grew up and attended schools in district of Nõmme and spent time visiting his grandmother on the island of Saaremaa.

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Lill is a 1985 graduate of the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn and works almost exclusively in the medium of glass sculpting and design. He is a member of the Estonian Artists' Association, G.A.S. (The Glass Art Society, Seattle, U.S.), and the Centro Studio Vetro, of Murano-Venice, Italy.

Works in public collections

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  • Tallinn Museum of Applied Art - Tallinn, Estonia
  • The Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, New York, U.S.A.
  • Glasmuseet Ebeltoft - Ebeltoft, Denmark
  • Glasmuseum Frauenau - Frauenau, Germany
  • Centre del Vidre de Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain
  • Gus-Khrustalny Glass Museum - Gus-Khrustalny, Russia
  • Bohemia Hall - Novy Bor, Czech Republic
  • Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania - Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Estonian Art Fund - Tallinn, Estonia
  • Commissioned works

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  • 2002 – Trophies for the Eurovision Song Contest.
  • since 1999 – Annual Prizes for The Black Nights Film festival
  • since 1999 – Annual Prizes for Estonian Drama Theatre
  • 1994 – Glass sculpture "The Right To Hope", (47×20×20 cm), "One World Art" programme, travelling exhibition
  • 1993 – Glass sculpture "The Trinity", (28×28×27 cm), a gift to the Catholic Pope John Paul II from the Union of Estonian Churches, Pope’s Artistic Collection, Vatican City
  • 1986 – Glass sculpture “Seven Cubed”, (30×30×30 cm), Ministry of Culture of Russia (Moscow)
  • 1985 – Glass sculpture “Monster", (100×50×70 cm), Estonian Embassy in Moscow, Russia
  • Awards

  • 2001 – The Silver Prize of the International Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan
  • 1999 – The Kristjan Raud Annual Art Pize
  • 1988 – The prize on the Baltic Applied Art Triennial IV
  • 1986 – The Annual Estonian Artists' Union award
  • References

    Ivo Lill Wikipedia

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