Inga Aru

1964 born in Tallinn, Estonia
1982 Academic high school diploma, Tallinn, Estonia
1982–1984 Apprenticeship in the National Architectural Bureau, Tallinn, Estonia
1985–1991 studied painting at the Estonian State Academy of Arts in Tallinn under Prof. T. Pääsuke; M.A. degree
1985–1991 graphics and history of arts by Tnis Vint “Studio 22, Hermetria”, Estonia
1989–1993 founding member of the group „Grafik Galerie Studio“, Estonia
1991 exchange scholarship at Muthesius Art College Kiel, Germany
1992 work scholarship of the Ministry of Education Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1995 Bonhoeffer scholarship, Kiel, Germany
since 1993 lives and works in Germany
since 1994 teaching assignments in the field of painting
2000 co-creation of sculptures: idea, concept and realisation together with Wolfgang Gramm
20122009 Bronze Award: The Second China • Wuhu Liu Kaiqu Award International Sculpture ExhibitionAward (including realization) of the competition for the International Sculpture Park Ordos City (Project Ordos 100), China
Symposia: International Copper sculpture Exhibition Tongling, China(2010)
China Taizhou International Urban Sculpture Symposium (2010)
13th China Changchun (Jingyue) Sculpture Symposium (2012)
seit 1986 numerous exhibitions in the Baltic, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark,Austria, Czech Republic, Japan, Korea, China, USA and Germany

Memberships: Estonian Artists Association and German Association of Fine Artists Schleswig-Holstein (BBK)

Works bought by public institutions and collections:
including National Art Museum Estonia; State Art Museum Tartu, Estonia; Art Fund Estonia; Jewish Museum Rendsburg, Germany; City of Rendsburg, Germany; District Bad Kissingen, Germany; City of Pribyslaw, Czech Republic; Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, China; City Wuhu, China.

Art in public spaces, and architectural art commissions in Estonia and Germany.

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