SCULPTOR, Professor 

of the Art Academy of Latvia.

 

Born in Riga, Latvia, 1965,

graduated from the Latvian Academy 

of Art, Deptartment of Sculpture 1991.

 

Lives and works in Jūrmala, Latvia.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020. Hormonia. Māksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia.

2017. Latgalian rhapsody, Gors, Rēzekne, Latvia.

2015. Latgalian rhapsody, Gallery XO, Riga, Latvia.

2011. OrNiTHOLOGY, National Art Museum of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.

2007. Fog area, Rigas Galerija, Riga, Latvia.

2002. Small form subjects,  Novij Mir Iskusstv (NoMI)

Exhibition Space,  St Petersburg, Russia.

2001. Road notes, Latvian Union of Artists Gallery, Riga, Latvia.

2000. Exhibition at Vigeland Museum

(together with Ilmārs Blumbergs), Oslo, Norway.

1999. Early rust, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.

1996. Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.

1995  Subjects, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.

1993. Submarine, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2019. Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass. Latvian Art Academy Visual Plastic Art Faculty Exhibition, Valmiera Museum, Valmiera, Latvia.

Hidden Secrets, Latvian Art Academy Visual Plastic Art Faculty exhibition, Gulbene History and Art museum, Gulbene, Latvia.

2018. Portrait in Latvia. 20. Century. Latvian National  Museum of Art.

2018. Man in Art.  XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia.

2017. Participation in a closed tender for the Latvian State 100 Anniversary monument,Daugavpils, Latvia.

Participation in a closed tender for the Latvian Prisoners of War Monument,Zeedelgem, Belgium.

2016. Depth. Gallery Civitas Nova,

Concert Hall Great Amber, Liepāja, Latvia.

2014. New Acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Arts.

The 21st Century, Arsenāls Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia. 

2014. Perspective of the solar system, The Latvian National Art Museum, Arsenals exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia.

2013. V.Purvītis Prize short-list exhibition, The Latvian National Art Museum, Arsenāls Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia.

2012. International Sculpture Workshop at Katzow Sculpture park, Katzow, Germany.

2010. Golden works. From icons to installations The National Art Museum of Latvia,Arsenals Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia. 

2008. 6 views, Latvian contemporary art at the Minsk Museum of Contemporary art, Minsk, Belarus.

2004. Sculpture Quadrenniale Riga 2004 European Space, Riga, Latvia.

2004. Stage object for the project Books of Silence, co-production of  Cryptic Theatre  (Glasgow) and Latvian Radio Choir, Trammway, Glasgow, U.K.

2003. Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Toyamura, Hokkaido, Japan. 

2003. Virnwy Group International Sculpture Symposium, Llanwddyn, Wales, U.K. 

2003. Labyrinth, Latvian Contemporary Art, Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2002. International Biennale of Design, Saint- Etienne, France.

2001. Stage design for the project Black over Red, co-production of Cryptic Theatre  (Glasgow) Latvian Radio Choir, Trammway, Glasgow, U.K. 

2001. Multimedia exhibition Metropole Riga, Riga Stock Exchange building, Riga, Latvia.

2000. International sculpture Quadrenniale Riga 2000.

Museum Arsenals, Riga, Latvia.

1999. 15 Artists from Latvia Gallery J&B, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1998. Latvian Contemporary Art, Architects Hall, Prague, Czech Republic.

1997. Art Letton,  Latvian Art exhibition, Grande Salle de l’Aubette, Strasbourg, France. 

1997. 4 Latvian Sculptors, Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia.

1996. International Sculpture Quadrenniale Riga- 96, Museum Arsenals, Riga, Latvia. 

1996. Les Journees Baltes, UNESCO Building, Espace Miro, Paris, France.

1995. Art Exhibition of the 14th General Assembly and Congress of the IAA/AIAP  (UNESCO) Tlaxcala Culture Palace, Tlaxcala, Mexico.

1994. Lettische Kunstler stellen sich vor, Contemporary art from Latvia, Deutcshe Aerospace Munich, Germany.

1992. International Sculpture Quadrenniale Riga-92, Exhibition hall Latvia, Riga, Latvia

1991. 4 Young Sculptors, exhibition at House of Sculptors, Riga, Latvia.

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Latvian National Museum of Art

Jūrmala City Museum

Zuzāns Collection

Guntis Belēvičs Collection

Andrej Gertsev Collection

Latvian War Museum

Skulpturenpark Katzow

Bank of Latvia

Swedbank

Deutsche Aerospace

Ventspils Nafta

 

AWARDS

2017. Jury Prize at Competition for the Latvian Liberation War Monument in Kuldīga, Latvia.(Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2017. Jury Prize at Competition for the Barricades of 1991. Monument, Riga, Latvia.(architect Andris Veidemanis)

2016. 2.Prize at Competition for the First Foreign Affairs Minister of Latvia Zigfrīds Anna Mejerovics Monument, Tukums, Latvia. (Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2013. Short- list of V.Purvītis Prize, Latvia.

2011. 2. Prize at Competition for the public space sculpture fountain design, Ventspils, Latvia.(Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2008. 1. Prize at Competition for the Duke of Courlande Jacob Kettler Monument, Kuldīga, Latvia. (Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2008. 1. Prize at Competition for the Latvian linguists Jānis Endzelīns and Kārlis Mīlenbahs monument, Riga, Latvia.(Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2005. 1. Prize at Competition for the Latvian Liberation War Monument in Preiļi, Latvia. (Architect Andris Veidemanis)

2003. Latvian Prize of the Year in Architecture nomination Best Outdoor Design Object.

2003. Latvian Foundation Of Culture Spidola Award in Arts.

2001. Latvian Artists Union Prize of the Year.

PUBLIC WORKS

2019. Public space sculpture Fountain Umbrella, Ventspils Municipality commission, Ventspils, Latvia. 

2019. Public space sculpture Doroteja, Jelgava Region Municipality Commission, Eleja, Latvia

2018. Sculptural relief Tribute to Teodors Grīnbergs, Ventspils Municipality Commission, Ventspils, Latvia.

2015. Latvian National Poet Ojārs Vācietis memorial, Carnikava Municipality Commission, Siguļu Cemetery, Carnikava, Latvia.

2013. Teleport (tribute to Jacob Kettler, duke of Courlande)

Kuldīga, Latvia. 

2013. Labor Omnia Vincit, public sculpture, ABLV bank commission, Riga, Latvia.

2012. Drawing-pin, Katzow Sculpture park, Katzow, Germany

2011. 100 years of Red Deer in Latvia,

public sculpture in Ventspils, Latvia

2006. Monument of Liberation War of 1918.-1920. Jurmala,Latvia. 

2006. Monument of colonel Oskars Kalpaks, Riga, Latvia.

2003. Sculpture Black Threshhold, Former KGB building at Stabu str. Riga, Latvia.

2002. Sculpture Richard Wagner, Latvian National Opera, Riga, Latvia

2001. Group of sculptures Pyctograms for the Lielupe Bridge in the city of Jelgava, Latvia.

2000. Sculptural fountain Drops, city of Ventspils, Latvia

1997. Sculpture Waterline, dedication to K.Valdemars, Riga, Latvia.