Maryliis Teinfeldt-Grins

Maryliis Teinfeldt-Grins (1993) is a textile and installation artist whose work deals with memory and the village landscapes of Lääne-Viru County, mainly through embroidery, tapestry and poetry written in dialect. She has studied textile art in the Tartu Art College and the Art Academy of Latvia, and contemporary art in the Estonian Academy of Arts.

Teinfeldt-Grins is the recipient of the Eduard Wiiralt Scholarship awarded by the Estonian Ministry of Culture and the Adamson-Eric Scholarship awarded by the Adamson-Eric Museum. In 2019, Teinfeldt-Grins received the Textile Artist of the Year Award from the Estonian Textile Artists’ Association, and in 2023, the Textile Act of the Year Award for the community project “Who Remembers Last? Who Remembers Better?”.

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