Education

 

 

 

2006-current

University of Sunderland, PhD student

2005-2006

University of Sunderland, Master of Arts, Glass

2001-2005

Art Academy of Latvia, BA (Hons), Glass

1995-2000

College of Riga Applied Art, Department of Leather Art

01/03-24/05/1999

Mastering of glass fusing at Finnish South Western Institute of Art, Design and Handicraft

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

2007

NOTES AND TIME, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

2007

EXISTENCE, Gallery Leduspagrabs, Valmiera, Latvia

 

 

Exhibitions

 

 

 

2008

VITRUM BALTICUM, A. Zmuidzinaviciaus Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

 

BERLIN GLASS NIGHT, Glasbruecke Berlin, Germany

 

THE BALTIC WAY, Gallery Kunstbahnhof, Dresden, Germany

 

GLASS ON THE TERRACE, European Union House, Riga

 

MINIATURE, Museum of Porcelain, Riga, Latvia

2006

VETROSPECTIVE, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, United Kingdom

 

WINTER GARDEN, Tynemouth Station, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

2005

ABOUT, Mencendorf House, Riga, Latvia

2004

THE WHITE EXPEDITION, Museum of R.Blaumanis and J.Rozentals, Riga Latvia

 

NEW ARTISTS WORKS, Mencendorf House, Riga, Latvia

 

FIRENZE 04, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

 

M+M MOSAIC+ART, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

FRAGILE, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

2003

3 GLASS, Gallery Renesanse, Gallery Klints, Liepaja, Latvia

 

BLUE GLASS, GREEN ICE, Gallery Metra, Aizpute. Gallery Meistars Gothards, Bauska, Latvia

 

ONLY WINDOW GLASS, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

THE 5th TIME, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

RETROSPECTIVE, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2002

EX-PRESS, 2002. , Mencendorf House, Riga, Latvia

 

POLISHING, ENGRAVING, GRINDING, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

GLASS EXHIBITION, Art museum of Cesis, Cesis, Latvia

 

GLASS & GRAPHIC, Art Academy of Latvia , Riga, Latvia

 

NOT TRADITIONAL STAINED GLASS, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

AURORA, Glass gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

POSSIBLE, IMPOSSIBLE PRESSURE, A.Sunas gallery, Riga, Latvia

 

 

Projects and symposiums

 

 

2007

STIKLAS SODAS, International Glass Symposium, Panevezys, Lithuania

2006

IGS, International Glass Symposium at Novy Bor, Czech Republic

2005

200 x RIGA, Workshop and exhibition at Hotel Gates, Berlin, Germany

 

TOGETHER 2, International student ceramics symposium, Zvartava, Latvia

2003

TOGETHER, International student ceramics symposium, Zvartava, Latvia

Exhibition in Museum of Porcelain, Riga, Latvia

2002

Project EVOLUCION, Riga Zoo, Riga, Latvia

 

 

Grants

 

 

 

2006-2009

Art and Humanities Research Council (UK) doctoral award for PhD studies at University of Sunderland

2006 - 2008

State Culture Capital Foundation grant for PhD studies at University of Sunderland

2005/2006

State Culture Capital Foundation grant for MA Glass studies at University of Sunderland

2005

ESF bursary for MA studies at University of Sunderland

1999

Leonardo Da Vinci bursary for studies at Southwest Finland Institute for Art, Craft and Design

 

 

Membership

 

 

 

2007

Member of Cohesion Glassmakers Network

2007

Member of Glass Art Society