Mia Melanie Saar



  • 2019 - 2023 Pallas University of Applied Sciences, Tartu, Estonia / fine art department
  • 2020 september – december Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Tbilisi, Georgiaa / Erasmus / fine arts
  • 2022 march – july Artistic School of Oporto, Porto, Portugal / Erasmus / fine arts

Solo exhibitions

  • February-April 2023 Painting Exhibition at Kodas Restaurant, Valgjärve, Estonia.
  • 2022 August-September "Public Intimacy and Other Stories" - Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • October 8th - November 7th, 2021 "Wonder and Pain" – Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia.
  • 2021 "The Many Faces of MIA" 1.2, Gallery Night, Aparaaditehas, Sofa Office, Estonia.
  • 2020 September "The Many Faces of MIA" - Aparaaditehas, Tartu, Estonia.

Curated exhibtions

  • January 18th - March 10th, 2023 Curated exhibition of the Pallas Painting Department "Dedication", Betti Alver Museum in Jõgeva, Estonia.
  • September 2022 Solo exhibition by Jürgen Vainola "Lost Witnesses", Jakobi Gallery, Tartu, Estonia.

Group exhibtions


  • "Femisfäär" - exhibtion based on Kaupo Karelson's personal collection. Uus Volta 9/1, Tallinn.


  • "Looking Together" Design Digesto display window, Tallinn. 
  • "The New Artist", Boomer Gallery, London, UK.
  • "Flight 2023", Exhibition of the final works of Pallas University of Applied Sciences Students, Pallas Gallery, Tartu.
  • Young Art Auction, Telliskivi Green Hall, Tallinn.
  • "Dedication", Betti Alver Museum, Jõgeva.


  • "Ioiô", Galeria Dinamo, Porto, Portugal.


  • Collaborative project: Paintings for the Clinic, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu.
  • Young Art Auction, Telliskivi Green Hall, Tallinn. 
  • "Perspective", University of Tartu Library, Tartu. 
  • "Yellow Corridor", Looming Hostel, Tartu.
  • "Quality", Pallas Gallery, Tartu.
  • Tartu Art Auction, Tartu Art House, Tartu.


  • "Spectacle" at Gallery Noorus, Tartu.
  • "The Future is a Work of Art" at Promenaadiviis, Tartu. 


  • 2021 Hotel Pallas Scholarship

Other Projects


  • Illustrations for the magazine "Värske Rõhk" January issue.


  • Logo illustration for the Prosecutor's Office.


  • Opening Lauda Gallery. Lauda Gallery is an art space located in Southern Estonia, founded by the host Erki and his daughter, the artist Mia. Lauda Gallery is mainly divided into two parts, with one side of the gallery filled with Erki's art collection and the other adorned with Mia's own creations. The gallery features both older and newer Estonian painting as well as graphics.


  • Mural “Clearcutting bubble” as part of the Street Art Festival "Ma ei saa aru". Located in Tallinn's Telliskivi area, right next to Lamuu café.

2021-present: Illustrations for wine labels for Tammuri Talu wines, which come from the Höpler wine estate in Austria.