Gatis Vanags

Born on October 4, 1960 in Riga, Latvia, residence in Riga

Education
1976 Riga secondary school No. 45
1980 Riga Applied Arts School
1985 Riga Polytechnical Institute, Department of Architecture

Engaged in photography
1978 Self-education
1980 G.Binde's photo workshop
1981- 1992 VEF photo club
1992 - "ZIMES" design department, professional activity

Personal exhibition
1986 "Mist", Architects Club, Riga, Latvia

Group exhibitions
1980-1984 "The Year's Exhibition", "Riga" photo club, Riga, Latvia
1986 "Latvian Photography", St. Peter's Church, Riga, Latvia
1988 "Riga in the Night", House of Sciences, Riga, Latvia
1989 "City", Revolution (War) Museum, Riga, Latvia
1989 "Latvian Photography", St. Peter's Church, Riga, Latvia
1991 "Comrades & Cameras", Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, USA
1993 "Alienation", "Fotostudija 1", Boston, USA
1998 "Graphite", Moscow, Russia 1998 "Living Space", Latvian Artists Union gallery, Riga, Latvia
1998 "Living Space", " Fuji " gallery, Kaunas, Lthuania
1999 "Transformations", Menzendorff House, Riga, Latvia
2000 "Austria - a capella ", Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga , Latvia

Publications
1981 "Comrades & Cameras", Santa Barbara Art Museum, catalogue, USA
2000 "Rigas Lutera draudzes zinas" magazine N' 1
2000 "Rigas Lutera draudzes zinas" magazine N' 2
2000 "Rigas Lutera draudzes zinas" magazine N' 3

Membership in public and professional organizations
1981-1994 VEF photo club
1993 Latvian Designers Union

Work experience
1985-1992 Institute of Restoration, architectural research group, architect
1992 "Consum" video graphic arts studio, computer designer
1992 "Zimes" design department, leading artist, computer designer-photographer
1998 Senior teacher at computer graphic arts courses, methodologist

Address
"Zimes" design department
Muitas iela 1, Riga, Latvia
e-mail: gatisV@parks.lv
http://home.parks.lv/zimes/

Compiled by VILNIS AUZINS (ACD - Fotoforma database)