Kadi Pajupuu
b 27.08.1963
 e-mail kadi@pajupuu.com

Estonian Academy of Arts, textile art 1981-86 
Professor at Pallas University of Applied Sciences

Selection of exhibitions
2023 ETTE/VAATLIK (Annual exhibition of Estonian Textile Artists' Association), ARS Art Factory, Tallinn
2022 Grown, Gallery Pallas, Tatu
2019 "Garden of Eden" Group exhibition at Neuhaus Castle, Austria
2018 Identity. The 6th Riga International Textile and Fibre Art Triennial "Tradition and Innovation", ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga
2017 Threadways, Växjö Konsthall, Sweden
2015 Everyday's Beauty - Drei positionen, Trofejas, Berlin / Germany
2015 100. Estonian textile art 1915–2015, Tallinn Art Hall

2015 5th Tallinn International Drawing Triennial, Vabaduse Gallery, Tallinn / Estonia
2014 ornaMENTAL, Tallinn Art Hall / Estonia
2011 Estonian textile and contemporary art, Gallery Meno parkas Kaunas, Lithuania
2011   Ordinary, Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn
2010   Lodz International Tapestry exhibition
2009   Estonian Textile art Yesterday and Today, Museum of Etnography, St Petersburg
2008   Plural Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Tallinn
2007   State of Affairs Tallinn Art Hall
2005   Textile05 Kaunas
2004   Tradition and Innovation Riga
2003   Right and Wrong Sides Kaunas, Lithuania
2003   Notes. 3-dimensional Estonian Art, Hungary
2003   Handy Thing Tallinn Art Hall
2002   Ecce Homo Tallinn Applied Art Museum
2002   Own Element Tallinn Art Hall
2002   Public offer Tallinn Applied Art Museum
2001   Face to… international textile installation at Poselli in Rauma, Finland.
Curated by Raija Jokinen

Solo exhibitions
2023   Turning into the text and back (with Marilyn Piirsalu), Gallery Pallas, Tartu
2023  MultiWeave (with Marilyn Piirsalu), Galleri Artifex, Vilnius
2022   Variables (with Marilyn Piirsalu), NART. Narva
2021  MindMatter (with Marilyn Piirsalu), Võru
2020  Knight's Tour (with Marilyn Piirsalu), HOP gallery, Tallinn
2016       Hacked Tradition (With Marilyn Piirsalu), Gallery Artifex, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013       Mõterjal/Matterthought (with Marilyn Piirsalu). Pärnu Museum
2012       Puutari (with Marilyn Piirsalu), Pro Puu Galleria, Lahti, Finland
2011       Ratastroof/Bycyclops (with Marilyn Piirsalu), Loovala open studios, Tallinn
2010       Solo exhibition at Atelje Gamla Skokällan, Sweden
2009       Invent-tour Gallery of Architecture and Design, Tallinn
2008       Train Gallery SooSoo, Tallinn 

Awards and grants

2020   Deed of the year, Estonian Textile Artists’ Association

2017       Prizes from Lift 99 and Spark Makerlab, Hardware and Arts Hackaton, Tartu (for team SpiderWeave)

2016       The Best Prototype Implementation, TehnoHack, Tallinn (for team MultiWeave)
2016       Business idea competition Ajujaht, Team RailReed among the 7 best
2014   Silver medal, Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union

2014  Pärandihoidja (Keeper of Heritage), Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union

2014       Textile artist of the year 2013, Estonian Textile Artists’ Association
2010       Deed of the year (Adjustable reed), Estonian Textile Artists’ Association
2010       Silver medal in KIWIE Korea International Women’s Invention Exposition
2009       Award in the competition 25 most beautiful books of Estonia in year 2008
2009       EUWIIN (European Union Women Inventors and Innovators Network) special recognition
2008       Prize of Estonian Cultural Endowment 2007
2000       Grand prix in the competition Design for a tapestry into the Hall of Council of The Estonian Academy of Music (Tallinn City Government)