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Edvards Grūbe 

Born on November 3, 1935, Riga, Latvia

Education:                

1992

Receives   Master of Fine Arts (No.2940101)

1955 -1961

Graduates   from the Department of Painting, State Academy of Art with his diploma work   “Morning”

Academic experience:

2002 – 2007.

Professor,   International Higher School of Practical Psychology

1998 – 2000.

State   Professor, Latvian Academy of Art

1979 – 1997

Professor,   Department of Painting, Latvian Academy of Art

1973 – 1979

Head of the   Department of Pedagogy, State Academy of Art

1971 – 1973

Lecturer,   Department of Pedagogy, State Academy of Art

1964 – 1971

Lecturer of   the preparatory courses, State Academy of Art

1960 – 1971

teacher of   painting and drawing at the Riga Secondary School of Applied Arts

 Activities in Civic or Public Affairs:

 from 1967

 Member of   Latvian Artists’ Union;  was member of   the board of Latvian Artists’ Union, organized exhibitions and art events

 

 

 Selected Solo Exhibitions: 

2018

2017

2015

2013

2012

"Light", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

"Dolls", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

"Light Field", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

"Daylight", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

“Paintings”, Gallery of A.Suna, Riga, Latvia

2011

“Paintings”   E.Grūbe, I.Celmiņa - Gallery Jēkabs,  Riga, Latvia

“Paintings” E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa - Malpils, Latvia

“Paintings” E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa - Valmiera, Latvia

“Paintings” E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa - Madona, Latvia

“Paintings” E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa -Jekabpils, Latvia  

“Paintings” E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa - Talsi, Latvia

2010

“Paintings.   1963 – 2010” LNMA Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

2008

“Paintings”, Gallery of A.Suna, Riga, Latvia

“Paintings” Jelgava, Latvia

2007

“DrawingsGallery   of A.Suna, Riga, Lavia

2006

“Paintings”, Gallery of A.Suna, Riga, Latvia

2005

“Art of Abstraction” Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Embassy of the Republic of   Latvia in the Republic of Austria, Vienna, Austria

2004

“Paintings”   –Ivonna Veihertes Art Gallery, Riga, Latvia.

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Liepaja, Latvia

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Valmiera, Latvia

2003

Gallery Pedants,   Riga, Latvia

2002

Gallery Māksla XO, Riga, Latvia

TimeGallery of A.Suna, Riga, Latvia

„Exhibition E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa” – Salaspils, Latvia

2001

Mother Gallery   of A.Suna Melnais balodis- Riga,   Latvia

Madona Local History and Art Museum- Madona, Latvia

2000

Latvian National Museum of Art – Riga, Latvia

1997

Gallery of A.Suna Melnais balodis- Riga, Latvia

R.Snikers Gallery, Boston, USA

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa -Unibanka, Riga, Latvia

1996

Gallery Daugava - Riga, Latvia

Hotel de Rome - Riga, Latvia

1995

Latvian   National Museum of Art – Riga, Latvia

1994

Riga   Gallery, E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Riga, Latvia

1993

Gallery Daugava   E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Riga, Latvia

1992

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa – Gothenborg, Sweden

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa, Madona Local History and Art   Museum- Madona, Latvia

1991

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa Latvian National Museum of Art   – Riga, Latvia

1989

Madona Local History and Art Museum- Madona, Latvia

1987

E.Grūbe and I.Celmiņa Cesvaine Castle – Cesvaine,   Latvia

1986

Madona Local History and Art Museum- Madona, Latvia

Sigulda, Turaidas muzejs, Latvija

Turaida Museum – Sigulda, Latvia

Iedzēni – Madona, Latvia.

1985

Latvian National Museum of Art – Riga, Latvia

1982

E. Grūbe and J.Seiksts - Liezere, Latvia.

1979

Daugava History Museum – Salaspils, Latvia

1977

E. Grūbe and M.Zītare - Straupe, Latvia.

1976

Museum of Liepaja – Liepaja, Latvia

1975

Artists’Union Exhibition Hall – Riga, Latvia

1974

Roja, Latvia

Selected Group Exhibitions: 

2021

2017

2013    

2012

"Still Life of Things" - Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

"TOP in formation. Exhibition of Zuzāns Collection - Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia*

"Madonnas" - Mukusalas Art Salon, Riga / Latvia

European   cities in the paintings of Latvian artists” Rietumu bank, Riga, Latvia

Charity auction for   Garden of Destiny – Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia

“Paintings 1958 -1988” Latvian National Museum of   Art - Riga, Latvia

“Bread. Identity” Latvian National Museum of Art   Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

2011

Latvian   contemporary art exhibition ART AREA in time of State visit in Moscow of the   President of the Republic of Latvia, Volhonka Fine Arts Centre, Moscow,   Russia

Gallery Nieuw Schoten Haarlem, Netherlands

„Is It That He Does Not Seek The Truth, But Does   Want To Influence? „ Riga Art Space- Riga, Latvia

„Red” Latvian National Museum of Art - Riga, Latvia

European cities   in the paintings of   Latvian artists” Gallery of A.Suna –   Riga, Latvia

„Thickspace” collection of Dr.   Guntis Belevičs-  Latvian   National Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

„Painting of the Year” Gallery of A.Suna in   cooperation with Swedbank- Riga, Latvia

2010

Exhibition „Rīgas   laiks” – Happy Art Museum- Riga, Latvia

„Visul Art in Latvia 1950-1990” collection of   Latvian Artists’Union -Riga Art Space- Riga, Latvia

„Painting of the Year” Gallery of A.Suna in   cooperation with Swedbank- Riga, Latvia

2009

European   cities in the paintings of Latvian artists” European Commission Representation of   Latvia – Brussels, Belgium

„Painting of the Year” Gallery of A.Suna in   cooperation with Swedbank- Riga, Latvia

2008

Exhibition Project „Time” Gallery Katarina-  Helsinki, Finland

Madonna” Gallery   Māksla XO –Riga, Latvia

European   cities in the paintings of Latvian artists” European Commission Representation of   Latvia – Brussels, Belgium

2007

„Landscape and Still Life. Latvian Visual Art in   20th century”Belarus, National   Museum of Art, Minsk, Belarus

“Contemporary Art from Latvia” Spotlight: The   Collection of the Latvian Contemporary Art Museum and Art Collection of   Latvijas Banka, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

„Chair” Gallery of A.Suna – Riga, Latvia

„Stone Memory” lithography Artists’Union   gallery  - Riga, Latvia

2006

„Still Life”   Gallery Māksla XO – Riga,   Latvia

„Still Life”   Valmiera Local History and Art Museum -Valmiera, Latvia

2005

„Still Life” Madona Local History and Art Museum -   Madona, Latvia

„Still Life” Liepaja History and Art Museum -   Liepaja, Latvia

Summer   2005Gallery MANS’S – Jekabpils, Latvia

„Painting of Year” Gallery of A.Suna – Riga, Latvia

Latvian Art. 20th century. National Museum of Art   Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

Exhibition-  Gallery   Carousell – Riga, Latvia

Exhibition Riga Gallery- Riga, Latvia

„Winter exhibition:    Gallery Mākslas dārzs- Riga,   Latvia

2004

„Flower portrait 2” Gallery Carousell – Riga, Latvia

Exhibition Riga Gallery- Riga, Latvia

‘’Still Life” National Museum of Art Exhibition Hall   Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

“Red” Gallery of A.Suna – Riga, Latvia

“Summer exhibition 2004”-  Gallery MANS’S,  Jekabpils. Latvia

“Lithographers” Gallery   Māksla XO – Riga, Latvia

“Natural lighting” Madona Local History and Art   Museum - Madona, Latvia

Latvian Art. Gallery of A.Suna- Liege, Belgium

2003

“Applied Paintings” (Edvards Grūbe, Inta Celmiņa,   Helēna Heinrihsone, Ivars Heinrihsons), Museum of Decorative Arts and Design,   Riga, Latvia

“Lithographers” Gallery   Māksla XO – Riga, Latvia

“Abstractionism in Latvian Art” National Museum of   Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

„Flower portrait” Gallery Carousell – Riga, Latvia

“Art from Latvia” Gallery Lat Art Gallery Den Haag,   Haag, Netherland

International art exhibition- Lyon, France

2002

“Witnesses of Time” National   Museum of Art – Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 2001” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

“Lithographers” Gallery   Māksla XO – Riga, Latvia

“Latvian Art 20th Century” Stedelijk   Museum, Museum de Stadshof, Zwolle, Netherland  

2001

„Still Life” Gallery   Māksla XO – Riga, Latvia

“Lithographers” Gallery   Māksla XO – Riga, Latvia

2000

“Autumn 2000” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

Latvian Art 1945-1985, National Museum of Art –   Riga, Latvia

1999

“Jazz” – Gallery Bastejs   – Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 1999” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

“New Collection 1997-1999” National Museum of Art   Exhibition Hall Arsenals- Riga, Latvia

1998

2nd Latvian Art Exhibition “Landscape” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals- Riga, Latvia

2nd Latvian Art Exhibition “Attention!   Fragile!” National Museum - Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 1998” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

Nordic Landscape – Eskilstuna, Sweden

1997

“60ties” Latvian Artists’ Union Exhibition hall-   Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 1997” National   Museum of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals – Riga, Latvia

“Winter Moods” National Museum of Art Exhibition   Hall Arsenals- Riga, Latvia

“Still Life” Latvian Artists’ Union Exhibition hall-   Riga, Latvia

“Latvian Art 1960-1970”, Madona Local History and   Art Museum - Madona, Latvia

Exhibition, Riga Gallery – Riga Latvia

“Daylight”, St. Peters Church- Riga, Latvia

10 Latvians – Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1996

“Going to Madrid” National Museum of Art Exhibition   Hall Arsenals- Riga, Latvia

Contemporary Art from Latvia . Exhibition hall Sala   Milares- Madrid, Spain

Nordic Landscape, Eskilstuna Art Museum -  Eskilstuna Sweden

1995

“Painting ” (Edvards Grūbe, Inta Celmiņa, Helēna   Heinrihsone, Ivars Heinrihsons) Gallery M6 – Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 95” Exhibition hall Latvia–   Riga, Latvia

1994

Art Exhibition dedicated Janis Rozentals Art School   50th anniversary – exhibition hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia

“Autumn 94” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga, Latvia

1993.g.

Exhibition “Latvian paintings” – exhibition hall   Latvija , Riga Latvia

Latvian Artists for daily newspaper “Diena” –   gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Stretch of Road 1945-1984” – exhibition   hall Latvija, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition (Edvards Grūbe, Inta Celmiņa, Helēna   Heinrihsone, Ivars Heinrihsons), Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga,   Latvia

1992

Exhibition “Spring 92” – exhibition hall Latvija,   Riga, Latvia

Exhibition of Latvian Art – Vilnius Art Museum ,   Vilnius, Lithuania

Latvian Art (Gallery Centrs)– Bradford, Great Britain

1991

Exhibition, Auction “Paintings from Riga” –Paris,   Lyon, Lafleche, France

1990

1st   all-Latvian Art Exhibition - exhibition hall Latvija, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Paintings from Riga” – Munich,   Dusseldorf, Germany

Exhibition of Latvian Fine Art - Gallery Delta,  Nijmegen, Netherland

Exhibition “Painting. Sculpture” - Sovangard Art   Gallery, Moscow

1989

Art days- 89– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 89” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

 “Lāčplēsis” –   exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Exhibition dedicated 70th anniversary of   Latvian Academy of Art – exhibition hall Latvija

Auction “Latvian contemporary paintings Heritage” – Small Guild, Riga

All-Union competitive  exhibition  “World, Event, Man” - Moscow

Exhibition “Act in Latvian Painting” - State Museum of Art,   Riga

“Contemporary   Soviet Painters from Riga” - Eduard Nakhamkin’s Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA

1988

Victims memory auction – Latvian Academy of Art -   Riga

Exhibition “Riflemen” – exhibition hall Latvija,   Riga

Art days- 88– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 88” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Exhibition  “World, Event, Man”- exhibition hall   Latvija, Riga

1987

Art days- 87– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 87” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Competitive   exhibition Arona’87 – Madona

Exhibition   of Soviet Latvia, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great October   Socialist Revolution (1940s–1970s)- State Museum of Art, Riga

Competitive   exhibition of painting for the 7th Vilnius Painting Triennial - exhibition   Hall Latvija, Riga

7th   Vilnius Painting Triennial - Vilnius

Riga days –   Poland

Latvian   Culture days- Kirov

Exhibition   “Soviet Country”, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great October   Socialist Revolution - exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

1986

Exhibition   of Soviet Latvian painting – State Museum of Art, Riga

“Landscape and Still Life in Latvian Visual Art” –   exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Art days- 86– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 86” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Competitive   exhibition Arona’85 – Madona

Latvian Art exhibition – Stocholm, Sweden

1985

Exhibition   of Soviet Latvian painting from the collection of Museum- State Museum of   Art, Riga

Exhibition “Rural theme” – Kuldiga, Gulbene, Aluksme

Competitive   exhibition Arona’84 – Madona

Russian   and Soviet Fine Art – Dusseldorf, Germany

International   art exhibition, EXPO–85, Tokyo / Japan

Fine   art exhibition, dedicated to the 40th anniversary of LSSR Art Foundation - exhibition   hall Latvija, Riga

Latvian paintings – Sovicent, Moscow

1984

“Nature.   Environment. Man”, St. Peter’s Church, Riga

Republican   fine art exhibition “Land and People” - exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Art days- 84– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 84” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Competitive   exhibition Arona’83 – Madona

“Art   of Soviet Latvia” - Minsk

“Art   of Soviet Latvia” - Central House of Artists, Moscow

Painting triennial of the Baltic Republic-  Vilnius

Soviet Latvian painting – Berlin

LSSR Academy of Art exhibition – Rostock, Germany

1983

Latvian Soviet Paintings from Museum collection –   State Museum of Art, Riga

Art days- 83– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 83” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

All-Soviet Union art exhibition - Moscow

Soviet Latvian painting – Luksemburg

“Art   of Soviet Latvia”, Artists’ Union Central Exhibition Hall, Leningrad 

1982

“Land and Work” -State Museum of Art, Riga 

“Autumn 82” – exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Painting   exhibition dedicated to the 10th Congress of LSSR Artists’ Union - Exhibition   Hall Latvija, Riga

Art days- 82– exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

Competitive   exhibition Arona’81 – Madona

Exhibition “Landscape and Still Life in Latvian   Soviet Art”- Tula

All-Soviet Union art exhibition “Spring’ – Yerevan,   Armenia

All-Soviet   Union art exhibition “USSR – Our Native Country”, Central House of Artists,   Moscow

Soviet Latvian painting – Lviv, Donetsk, Ukraina

Soviet Latvian painting – Novosibirsk, Perm

Soviet Latvian painting – Siauliai, Lithuania

Riga   Days – Pori, Finland

Contemporary Soviet Art – Cologne, Germany

1981

Fine Art exhibition “Latvian Soviet Art” –   exhibition hall Latvija, Riga

“Autumn 81” - State Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition competition Arona’80 – Madona

Painting triennial of the Baltic Republic-  Vilnius

USSR Cuture days – Bremen, Germany

All-Soviet   Union art exhibition “We build Communism”, Central House of Artists, Moscow

1980

“Artists’   Portraits and Self-portraits”, State Museum of Art, Riga 

Art days- 80–State Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition   dedicated to the 75th anniversary of LSSR Art Museum, State Museum of Art,   Riga

10   Latvian Soviet  Artists, Central House   of Artists, Moscow

Exhibition competition Arona’79 – Madona

Fine Art exhibition of Soviet Art – Warsaw, Poland

Latvian Fine Art and Tapestry exhibition – Otawa,   Toronto, Monreal, Canada

Latvian Fine Art and Tapestry exhibition – Chicago,   NewYork, USA

Fine   Art Exhibition “We build Communism”, dedicated to the 40th anniversary since   restoration of Soviet power in Latvia, Exhibition Hall Latvija, Riga

1979

“Autumn 79” - State Museum of Art, Riga

Art days exhibition –State Museum of Art, Riga

“Still Life in Soviet Latvian Painting”- State   Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition   dedicated to the 9th congress of the Latvian SSR

Soviet Latvian painting – Kaunas, Lithuania

Soviet Latvian painting – Kaliningrad

Soviet Latvian painting – Umana, Ukraina

1978

“Autumn 78” - State Museum of Art, Riga

Art days exhibition –State Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition “Landscape in Soviet Painting” – State   Museum of Art, Riga

Baltic Republic Fine art Exhibition competition -   Riga

Painting triennial of the Baltic Republic-  Vilnius

All-Soviet   Union art exhibition to dedicated 60 glorious years of Soviet Army - Moscow

Soviet Latvian painting – Tiraspol, Moldova

Art Exhibitiom “Rga Days”- Ruse, Bulgaria

1977

Exhibition   “Under October Flag”, dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Great October   Socialist Revolution -State Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition   dedicated to the 9th congress of the Latvian SSR Artists’ Union -  State Museum of Art, Riga

Soviet Latvian painting - Switzerland

Soviet Latvian painting- Kiev, Ukraine

Soviet Latvian painting- Belco, Moldova

Soviet Latvian painting- Grace, Austria

1976

Art days exhibition –State Museum of Art, Riga

Exhibition dedicated to the 25th Congress of Communist Party of   the Soviet Union, State Museum of Art, Riga

“Autumn 76” - State Museum of Art, Riga

Art   exhibition “Glory to the Work”, Central Exhibition Hall Manezh, Moscow

Soviet Latvian painting – Kazakhstan

Soviet Latvian painting – Ulyanovsk, Jaroslav

1975

Fine   art exhibition dedicated to the 70th    anniversary of Latvian SSR State   Museum of Art – State Museum of Art, Riga

Art days exhibition –State Museum of Art, Riga

“Female   Image in Soviet Latvian Art” dedicated to the International Women’s Year -   State Museum of Art, Riga

 “Autumn 75” -   State Museum of Art, Riga

Painting triennial of the Baltic Republic-  Vilnius

1974

Art days exhibition –State Museum of Art, Riga

New   Acquisitions in 1972–1973. Painting. -   State Museum of Art, Riga

“Autumn 74” - State Museum of Art, Riga

Soviet Latvian painting – Tokyo, Japan

Art Exhibition of Baltic Republics - Moscow

1973

Art days exhibition –Art House- Riga

Exhibition   dedicated to the 50th anniversary of USSR and 100th anniversary of LSSR   Folksong Festivals, State Museum of Art, Riga

20   Realists from the Soviet Union”, 3rd International Art Exhibition, Dusseldorf

1972

Latvian SSR artists; union exhibition - Riga

USSR armed forces 55th anniversary   exhibition – State Museum of Art -  Riga

Painting triennial   of the Baltic Republic-  Vilnius

Soviet Latvian painting – Smolensk, Novosibirsk

Soviet Latvian painting – Rostock

1971

Art days exhibition –Art House- Riga

Soviet Latvian painting – Frunze

Soviet Latvian painting – Szczecin, Poland

1970

Lenins’ 100th birthdays exhibition –   State Museum, Riga

“Latvian Red Riflemen” – State Museum of Art,   Riga

8th New painters exhibition – Riga

1969

Art days exhibition – State Museum of Art - Riga

7th New painters exhibition – Riga

“Latvian Red Riflemen”  - Moscow

1968

Anniversary exhibition – State Museum of Art,Riga

Exhibition Guardian of Peace –Moscow

1967

Exhibition. Great October Socialist Revolution 50th   birthday, State Museum of Art, Riga

2nd Exhibition Guardian of Peace – State   Museum of   Art, Riga

Anniversary Exhibition  - Moscow

1966

Exhibition of new painters – Riga

Soviet Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian painting   -Moscow

Soviet Latvian painting –Rostock

1965

Exhibition - State Museum of Art,   Riga

1964

Art Days - Riga

Portrait - Riga

Soviet Latvian painting – Moscow

1963

Exhibition – State Museum of Art,   Riga

1962

Latvian SSR New painters exhibition- Riga

Art Days – Riga

“Sport”- Riga

1961

3rd Republican Portrait Exhibition –Riga

 

   

Works in Public Collections:

Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga/Latvia

Latvian Artists Union, Riga/Latvia

Bank of Latvia, Riga/Latvia

Swedbank Contemporary Art Collection, Riga/Latvia

Russian Ministry of Culture, Moscow/Russia

The State Tretjakov Gallery in Moscow/Russia

The Lithuanian Museum of Art in Vilnius, Lithuania

The Ludwig Museum of Modern Art in Cologne, Germany

The Jean Freifrau von Oppenheim Collection in Cologne, Germany

Selected Awards & Honours:

2011

Recipient of   the Swedbank Prize for the Painting   of the Year, Agija Sūna Art Gallery

2010

Nomination of   the Purvītis Prize 2009/2010

2008

Awarded the   Order of the Three Stars (the Officer)

2005

Recipient of the Hansabanka Prize for the Painting   of the Year, Agija Sūna Art Gallery, Riga

2001

Lifelong grant from Latvian  Culture Capital Foundation

1989

Grand Prix at the All Union competition exhibition   “World, Event, Man” in Moscow

1985

First prize at the 7th Inter Republic   Fine Art Exhibition in Riga

1984, 1980

Winner of first prize at   competition exhibition Arona

1976

Receives    Latvian Artists’ Union Diploma and Medal for the best creative work of   the year

1975, 1984

Laureate of the Painting triennial of the Baltic   Republics, Vilnius