LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
I am a painter, born in Riga, Latvia in 1972. My art education started at Janis Rozentāls Riga Art High-school (1982-1989) and continued at Art Academy of Latvia Department of Painting (1990-1996). I attended the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, USA (1991-1992). I received a Master's degree in painting (1996) from Art Academy of Latvia.
I have had about 30 solo-shows in Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, USA, Slovenia. My most recent substantial solo exhibitions were “Amalgams of time” in 2020 in gallery MuseumLV in Riga, Latvia, “Branduolys” in AP gallery in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2019 and “Gentle illuminations” in Liepaja Museum in Liepaja, Latvia un 2019.
I have participated in local and international juried exhibitions since 1998.
Finalist Award at Circle Foundation for the Arts “Art in the Time of Coronavirus & Social Distancing” (2019)
Finalist Award at Circle Foundation for the Arts “Artist of the year 2019” Lyon, France
The winner of Public Vote of Grata Prize 2019 contest Source of Power at gallery Museum LV, Riga
Excellence Awards Winner at Art Olympia 2019 in Tokyo, Japan
Finalist Award at CFA “Artist of the year 2018”, Lyon, France
Excellence Awards Winner at Art Olympia 2017 competition in Tokyo, Japan
Finalist at Artist Grand Prize Competition of Art Revolution Taipei 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan
Selected by Curatorial Committee as invited artist in " Art Revolution Taipei 2016", Taiwan
Finalist at Artist Grand Prize Competition of Art Revolution Taipei 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan
Painter by Professional Jury for Aviskar Awards 2012, Kolkata, India
WHO I AM
I am a Latvian artist. I explore multilayered memory flashbacks that impact the perception of now
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