ANDRIS TENASS

Born in Riga, Latvia, on September 17, 1949 Latvian, lives in Riga, Latvia.

Education
1966 Riga Secondary School No. 31
1984 University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, specialty: optics and spectroscopy

Background
1968 Self education
1968 - 1971 Photo club "Laterna"

Solo shows
1988 "A. Tenass. Photography", Youth Center, Pori, Finland
1989 "A. Tenass. Photography", Exhibition Hall, Rostock, East Germany
1989 "A. Tenass. Photography", Exhibition hall, Norrkoping, Sweden

Group exhibitions
1985 "Amberland", Dzintari Exhibition Hall, Jurmala, Latvia
1990 "Song of Fate", War Museum, Riga, Latvia
1993 "Latvian Time", Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia
1997 "ProFoto", Skonto Exhibition Hall. Riga, Latvia

Publications
1985 "Soviet Latvia", album, "Avots", Riga, Latvia
1988 "Riga. Nine Songs About Riga", album, "Avots", Riga, Latvia
1990 "Riga in 245 Photographs", album, "Avots", Riga, Latvia
1991 "Song of Fate", album, "Avots", Riga, Latvia

Affiliations
1987 Latvian Designers Society
1996 Association of Professional Photographers of Latvia

Work experience
1973 Riga Polytechnical Vocational School, teacher
1976 - 1988 Scientific and practical bureau "Progress", designer- photographer
1988 - 1995 Publishing house "Liesma", senior specialist of the photo center
1995 Firm "FOTOCENTRS", director


Latvian Museum of Photography
Compiled by: Vilnis Auzins
Translation, computer layout: Andra Piebalga
20.04.1999