Date of Birth: August 15, 1945, in Riga. Died on December 9, 2007, in Riga. Artist, Professor.

Education: academic, Master's Degree.
1957 -1964 - Studied in J. Rozentāls Riga Secondary School of Art, 1964 -1969 - Latvian Academy of Art (Diploma Work "At Repose" supervised by Prof. Ed. Kalniņš. Further studies at the St. Petersburg Academy of Art.

Pedagogical activities : Professor, Head of Visual Art Studies, Head of the workshop at the Art Academy of Latvia, Painting Department.
1970 - 1979 - Teacher of professional subjects at the J. Rozentāls Riga Secondary School of Art.
In 1977, starts work as senior lecturer at the Art Academy of Latvia.

Creative activities: since 1968 participates in exhibitions.
1970 - 1975 - member of the Young Artists' Association of the Latvian Artists' Union.
Since 1975, member of the Latvian Artists' Union.
1993 - 1998- member of the International Artists' Association "B-13"
1990 - Honorary Degree of the Honorary Servant of Art of the LSSR
In painting works with in oil. Paints still-life, landscape. Has painted figural compositions, portraits. Has worked in monumental painting and made stained glasses. During last decade the principal theme of the artists' creative work - landscape. In his works, the artist pays attention to hued tones of colours, texture and values of colours

Works in collections: his works are to be found in the State Art Museum of Latvia, collection of the Fund of the Latvian Artists' Union, funds and private collections of the museums in Moscow (Russia), Kiev, Sozopol (Bulgaria). The paintings were exhibited in Latvia, Estonia, Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg), Germany, England, Bulgaria, Greece, Holland, Norway, Sweden, USA, India, Japan and other places.


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