born. January 6, 1955 Tallinn, Estonia. 1993 - 2018 head of the dept of glass of the Estonian Academy of Arts, currently Professor emeritus. Mare has participated as well as curated several national and international glass exhibitions and events. Partner at Laugu Glassworks, Saaremaa, Estonia. My inspiration comes from timeless times, from the most basic values , wishing to call attention to the fragile circuit of life becoming endangered.
1974-1979 Estonian Academy of Arts specialty of glass1993 studio glas course, Bornholm, Denmark1995 post-experience course, Royal college of Art, London, U.K.
Residencies: 1997 Luckenbooth Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, 2000 Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA, 2009 Eisch Glass factory, Frauenau, Germany, 2012 Ceramic and Glass Centre, Seto-Aichi, Japan
Exhibitions in Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Turkey, the Ukraine, USA