CV

Born 1953

Mg.art, professor at Graphic Art Department of Art Academy of Latvia.

Works as graphic artist, printmaker, painter, book illustrator, animation film artist

 

Solo Shows

2017    Gallery “Māksla XO”, Riga, Latvia

2012    Gallery “Daugava”, Riga, Latvia

2004    Gallery “Daugava”, Riga, Latvia

2003    Gallery “Valge maja”, Tartu, Estonia

2002    “Tyholmen Gallery”, Arendal, Norway

1998    Gallery “Asūna”, Riga, Latvia

1997    “Rīga Gallery”, Riga, Latvia

1996    Gallery “Asūna”, Riga, Latvia

1995    Gallery “Bastejs”, Riga, Latvia

1994    “Gallery 101”, Kristiansend, Norway

1993    Gallery ”G&G”, Riga, Latvia

1992   “Rīga Gallery”, Riga, Latvia

1991   “F–15 Gallery”, Moss, Norway

           “Oslo Kunstforeining”, Norway

           “Tyholmen Gallery”, Arendal, Norway

           “Musee Provincial Felicien”, Namur, Belgium

           “Galerie De L’Arbitraire”, Goux, France

 

Selected Goup Shows

2015   International Biennial of Illustrations, Bratislava, Slovakia

2014   Latvian Children's Book Illustration exhibition. Westminster Reference Library, London, UK

           “Time of the Mezzotint. Colors Beyond the Stars”, Yozo Hamaguchi Museum, Tokyo, Japan

           1st Rīgas’ Picture Books Quadriennial “Picture Story”, National Library of Latvia, Rīga

2013   “Time of Mezzotint”, Tianjin Academy of Fine Art Museum, China “Time of the Mezzotint”, Wroclaw Art Academy Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

           International Biennial of Illustrations, Bratislava, Slovakia

           “Grafik aus Lettland", Saale Gallery, Saalfeld, Germany

           “Grafika-S”, Rīga Art Space, Latvia

2012   Grafik aus Lettland”, Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner, Bad Steben, Germany

           “Time of the Mezzotint”, Creative Workshop, “Arsenals Exhibition Hall” of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2011   “Artists Portraits and Self-Portraits”, Gallery “Daugava”, Riga, Latvia

           Exhibition of Artists from the Baltic Sea Countries “Sea Fairy Tales”, Tallinn, Haapsalu, Parnu, Estonia and Eurajoki, Finland

2010   “Figure. Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Art”, Gallery “Daugava”, Riga, Latvia

2009   “Metabolism. Contemporary Graphic Art", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia.

            “Artist. Portrait. Self-Portrait”. “Arsenals Exhibition Hall” of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

            Tallinn Illustration Triennial “Power of Pictures”, National Library of Estonia, Tallina, Estonia

2007   “Slices of Time”, Erik Adamson Museum, Tallinn;

            “Book Art of Latvia”, National and University Library, Zagreb, Croatia

2006   “Power and Man”, Gallery “Novas”, London, UK

            “Art on Paper”, “Riga Gallery”, Riga, Latvia

             Print Biennial “Now Art, Now future”, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Selected Awards

2008   IBBY Honour List Diploma for the illustrations of “Sister and Brother” (Māsa un brālis)

2007   Children book award of Latvia Baltvilka balva and the book design award of Latvia Zelta ābele.

2004   Award of "World Coin Newsand "Krause Publications" (USA) as “The Worlds Most Artistic Coin” for Latvia National Bank coins serie “Roots”.

2001   “Latvia National Film Festival The Great Christopher (Lielais Kristaps)” aword for the animation film “The Unusual Rigans” (Neparastie Rīdzinieki).

1998   “Latvian National Film Festival The Great Christopher (Lielais Kristaps)” aword for the animation film “Sleep Train” (Miega vilcieniņš).