Karl-Kristjan Nagel was born in 1977, Tallinn. Between 1984-1995 he studied in Tallinn
Secondary School of Science, after which he applied to painting department in Estonian
Academy of Arts (1995-1999). Original painting skills learned from his grandfather (Kalju Nagel), through practice
of impressionism landscape painting and father (Lemming Nagel) - cleaner colour use
and metaphysical sense of composition. Member of the Estonian Artists Association
and Painters Association since 2011/2015. In recent years related to EAA Muhu A.I.
Residency work. He lives and works in Tallinn.