Born in 1932. Professional training: Janis Rozentals Art School of
Riga (1948 - 1953), Graphic Arts Department at the Latvian Academy
of Arts (1954 - 1960) under the supervision of professor A. Apinis.
Contributor to exhibitions since 1956. A member of the Artists' Union
of Latvia as of 1963. A member of the B - 13 Association (1993
- 1998) since 1993. Above twenty personal shows in Latvia and
abroad. Participation in international exhibitions in Riga, Tallinn,
Moscow, Vilnius, and in Norway, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden,
Poland, Egypt, Great Britain, France, the United States, and Japan.
Awards at the 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th Tallinn graphic arts triennials;
a prize in 1968, Certificates of Merit in 1972, 1983 and 1986; Honorary
Mention and a medal for creative work from the Artists' Union of Latvia
in 1979, a prize for book design at the international competitive
exhibition in Vilnius in 1994; a prize for etchings at the Baltic
Graphic Arts Biennial in Sweden in 1993; a prize and a medal at the
International Graphic Arts Biennial in the Netherlands in 1994.
Currently professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts
and supervisor of the Etching Master Studio.
"Black and white print is like a
velvety, emotional flow of the cello in a man's
||Tower. 1991. Paper, etching, acquatint. 100,5x
||The Abduction of Light. 1993. Paper, watercolor.
78 x 63 cm
||A Chest. 1991. Paper, etching, aquatint. 50
x 100,5 cm
||Cleopatra I. 1993. Paper, watercolour. 89 x
||The She-wolf's Retreat. 1994. Paper, watercolour.
63 x 78 cm
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