Collaboration with Virgo Ceramics
november 2018- november 2019
Anu Samarüütel illustrations for Virgo Ceramics

Anu Samarüütel illustrations for Virgo Ceramics candles. The vessel was designed by Ene Raud.


New greeting card collection
April 2018

You can find my greeting cards in Nu Nordik boutique, Tali boutique and Kultuurikatla Disainiturg market in Tallinn, Estonia.

Anu Samarüütel taking part in New Nordic Fashion Illustration exhibition in Boras Textile Museum of Sweden

New Nordic Fashion illustration project vol 2 presented the works by 21 illustrators from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia and Finland. Find out more about this world travelling exhibition here:
Photo: Toomas Volkmann, illustrations Laura Laine.

Anu Samarüütel solo exhibition Elemental,  Hop gallery, Tallinn
28 May - 16 June 2015

My second solo exhibition Elemental in open in HOP gallery, Tallinn Estonia from 28 May until 16 June 2015.
Hop gallery is at no 2 Hobusepea st.

New Nordic Fashion Illustration exhibition vol 2, Tallinn Estonia 
May- September 2015

I am one of the participating artists in a “New Nordic Fashion Illustration vol 2“. That is a follow-on to two exhibitions held in Tallinn and Helsinki a few years ago.
Current exhibition takes place in the
Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design in Tallinn, featuring 21 artists from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, including many luminaires from the world of fashion illustration.

LHV Bank winter posters, Tallinn Estonia 

December 2014

In December 2014 LHV bank created large winter posters with my illustrations for their HQ in Tallinn.

Jää-Äär cafe and Gallery pop-up shop, Berlin

December 2014

In December 2014 my jewellery went to Berlin, to be sold in Jää-Äär gallery pop-up shop.

Live (Christmas) Project pop-up gallery and shop, London
December 2014

In December 2014 I joined a Live (Christmas) Project pop-up gallery and shop on London’s
Fulham Road, for 17 days. The project involved a group of London based artists and designers.

Fashion Illustration Workshops, KUMU art museum, Tallinn Estonia
October-December 2014

From October to December 2014 I  run a series of fashion illustration workshops in KUMU
modern art museum in Tallinn, Estonia. Here is a work by one of my talented students,
most of them did not have any art background. 

Tallinn Fashion Week, Estonia
September 2014

In October 2014 I took part in Tallinn Fashion Week, Estonia.
I showed my Elemental collection of jewellery plus hand printed jersey dresses.
Photo by fashion blogger and photographer Lucine from

London Design festival, Hoxton Gallery, London

September 2014

In September 2014 my fashion graphics and jewellery were displayed at London Design Festival,
Estonian Design exhibition and pop-up shop that took place in Hoxton Gallery, East London.

Design Gallery Laste Maailm, Tallinn

June 2014

In June 2014 my jewellery was displayed in Tallinn Design Gallery Laste Maailm,
during New Estonian Design exhibition.

Estonian Design Museum spring market, Tallinn
May 2014

I was invited to show and sell my jewellery at Estonian Design Museum's annual spring market
along with other Estonian designers. Here is my display with accessories and Mini Originals.

Works in Nu Nordik boutique, Tallinn

March 2014

Nu Nordik boutique in Tallinn has some of my works on its walls. These are works from the
10D project
, including two from the Sun and Clouds series.
Here is the link to the 10D project.

Fashion illustration workshops in Tallinn, Estonia

Spring-Summer 2014

In March 2014 I started a monthly series of fashion illustration workshops in Tallinn, Pudel Bar and Gallery.
You can get more information about future workshops on my Facebook artist page or fashion illustration
workshops home page

Estonian Academy of Art fashion calendar
January 2014

In January 2014 Estonian Academy of Arts published a fashion diary/book featuring
50 graduates from it's fashion department, including me. Estonian Academy of Arts
celebrates it's 100th birthday this year and this calendar is one of the publications to
mark that event. Calendar contains lots of images and interviews with the movers and
shakers of Estonian fashion scene. Cover is illustrated by my friend Marju Tammik.
On the right are pages with my illustration and interview. You can buy this calendar in
Nu Nordik boutique in Tallinn.

10 D project

27.December 2013- January 2014, Tallinn, Estonia

On 27th of December I opened a small exhibition of my works in Pudel Bar, Tallinn.
This was a spontaneous project- planned and conceived in the month of December.
The works were created just in 10 days- alltogether 9 new acrylic paintings on paper.
Pudel bar, where the exhibition takes place is a unique establishment, that focuses on
rare luxury beers from artisanal microbreweries from all over the world.
It is located in new creative quarter Telliskivi.
The exhibition will stay be open until the end of January 2013.

Posters for LHV bank, Tallinn
December 2013- January 2014

I created illustrations for LHV Bank's winter advertising campaign. Here are the large
scale banners on the headquarters of LHV Bank Estonia in Tallinn.
I have been collaborating with LHV Bank for 5 years, since 2009, creating illustrations for
various uses like outdoor banners, promotional materials etc.

Nu Nordik window gallery installation
23.November 2013, Tallinn, Estonia

Selection of my works was installed to the window gallery of Nu Nordik boutique in Tallinn. 
Nu Nordik is one of the most exciting  shops in Tallinn, that celebrated it's 11th birthday in 2013.
It is dedicated to Estonian design, mixing fashion, jewellery, interior accessories, furniture, books etc.
There you can also find a range of Anu Samarüütel jewellery and Mini Originals.
Top row: Star Girl series, acrylic and collage on paper, 2013
Bottom row: Couture Girl series, acrylic on paper, 2013

Anu Samarüütel and Sam Shendi exhibition SHE, Batley, UK
9.June- 7.July 2013

View the pictures from this exhibition and read about it here.

Fashion Colouring book for Kumu Art Museum, Estonia
February 2013

I was commissioned by KUMU Art Museum to create illustrations for fashion colouring book to coincide
with a "Fashion and Cold war" exhibition in KUMU. Exhibition and book were focusing on 50-70s fashions.
Exhibition was curated by Eha Komissarov.
Colouring book was designed by Tuuli Aule.
Above is the cover and one page from that book.

Anu Samarüütel illustrations for LHV bank, Estonia
December 2012-January 2013, Tallinn, Estonia

Here are winter banners with my illustrations on the front of the LHV bank headquarters in the
centre of Tallinn.
I have been collaborating with LHV Bank for 5 years, since 2009, creating illustrations for
various uses like outdoor banners, promotional materials etc.

Debut Contemporary gallery, London
June 2012- February 2013

June 2012- February 2013 I took part of the mentoring and exhibition programme of Debut Contemporary
gallery in West London,  The programme included grup exhibitions, workshops, mentoring sessions
and various events. On the photo above- first two works on the left are mine.

New Nordic Fashion Illustration in Helsinki Design Museum
March 2012- April 2012

In spring 2012 my work was exhibited in Helsinki Design Musem, as a part of world touring
New Nordik Fashion Illustration exhibition.
Participants of that project were: Anu Samarüütel-Long (Estonia), Laura Laine (Finland),
Minni Havas (Finland) , Lovisa Burfitt (Sweden), Cecilia Carlstedt (Sweden),
Kätlin Kaljuvee (Estonia), Marju Tammik (Estonia), Leana Salvet (Estonia)
See more images from that exhibition here.