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Ieva Iltnere (1957)


Born in Riga, Latvia

1982    Graduated from the Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Monumental Painting

Experience in art pedagogy: 

Since 2008   Associated Professor at the Department of Painting at the Art Academy of Latvia
2003-2008   Docent at the Department of Painting at the Art Academy of Latvia
1999-2003   Lector at the Department of Painting at the Art Academy of Latvia


Selected solo exhibitions: 

2020    "Access to Secret", Valmiera Museum, Valmiera / Latvia
2020    "Evening of Diapositives", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2018    "Sum", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2017    "Implant", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2015    "Babel", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2014    “Every Day”, Malpils Cultural Centre Exhibition Hall, Malpils / Latvia
2014    "Not only, but also", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2011    "Obsession", Riga Gallery, Riga/Latvia
2010    "Collection of emotions", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2008    "Beautiful fragile nature", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2007    "Eight Rooms", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2004    "The Happy Childhood", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2003    "Ieva's Painting", Gallery NoMi, St. Petersburg / Russia
2003    "My Room", Gallery Centrs, Riga / Latvia
2002    "Stories", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2001    "Ieva Iltnere's United Images", Gallery Daugava, Riga / Latvia
1999    "Papers and Canvases", Gallery Daugava, Riga / Latvia
1998    "Paintings of Paris", Gallery Daugava, Riga / Latvia
1997    "Oil", Gallery Bastejs, Riga / Latvia
1994    "School", Art Museum Arsenāls, Riga / Latvia
1993     Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
1993     Gallery G&G, Riga / Latvia
1992    "Works", Art Museum Arsenāls, Riga / Latvia (together with Jānis Mitrēvics)
1992    "Four New Paintings", Gallery Kolonna, Riga / Latvia
1989     Gallery Baltasar, Gothenburg / Sweden (together with Ivars Poikāns)

  
Selected group exhibitions:

2021     POSITIONS BERLIN 2021, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin / Germany*
2020    "(un) determined" XVII International Vilnius Painting Triennial, the Applied Arts and Design Museum of the Lithuanian Art Museum, Vilnius / Lithuania
2019    "Humans", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2019     POSITIONS BERLIN 2019, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin / Germany*
2019    „Without Fetish”, Rumene Manor, Kandava / Latvia
2019    "Indulis Zarins / Ieva Iltnere / Envija Medne" - from the cycle "LMA100", MVT Summerhouse gallery - Esplanade Rainis Monument, Riga / Latvia
2019     ART VILNIUS 2019, Maksla XO gallery, Vilnius / Lithuania
2018    "PORTRAIT IN LATVIA. 20th CENTURY. Facial Expressions", Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia*
2018     VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2018, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna / Austria
2018    "Art Doesn't Separate, Art Unites!" - Global Center for Latvian Art (PLMS), Cesis / Latvia
2018     ART VILNIUS 2018, Maksla XO gallery, Vilnius / Lithuania
2018    "Yard", the Hall of the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga / Latvia
2017    "Generation", Liepaja Museum, Liepaja / Latvia
2017    "New Acquisitions of the LNMA. The 21st Century", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the  Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2017    "Jewellery by Artists: From Picasso to Koons. Diane Venet’s Collection", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2017    "TOP in formation. Exhibition of Zuzāns Collection", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia*
2017    "Experimental sidestep", Gallery Putti, Riga / Latvia*
2017    "Hyperrealism. Movement Manifestations in Latvia", Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga / Latvia
2017      ART MADRID '17, Maksla XO Gallery, Madrid / Spain*
2017     "Abundance and Ephemerality. Still Lifes from Finnish and Baltic Collections", Kadriorg Art Museum, Tallinn / Estonia
2016     "The Coordinates of Myths", the Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga / Latvia
2016      POSITIONS BERLIN 2016, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin / Germany*
2016     "Inconvenient Gender" - The Art Academy of Latvia, Riga / Latvia
2015     POSITIONS BERLIN 2015, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin / Germany*
2015     "My Heart is a Tiger" - Art Station Dubulti, Dubulti, Jurmala / Latvia
2015     "Captive Beauty in Miniature", Maksla XO Gellery, Riga / Latvia
2014     „Perspective of the Solar System”, the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2014      ART. FAIR, Maksla XO Gallery, Cologne / Germany*
2014     „The Amber Era”, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga / Latvia
2014      POSITIONS BERLIN 2014, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin / Germany*
2013     "The Private Process", Exhibition of Latvian Art Academy painting department professors, Hall of the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga / Latvia
2013     "Roza / Pink", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2012     "Nine Artists From Latvia NewYork-Washington-Chicago-Riga", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2012     "Changing Perspectives" 15 years of the ECB’s art collection, European Central Bank, Frankfurt / Germany
2012     "The Magic of Light", Museum Of Decorative Arts And Design, Riga / Latvia
2011     7th International Contemporary Art fair VIENNAFAIR, Vienna / Austria
2011     "Dense Space", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2011     "Is It That He Does Not Seek The Truth, But Does Want To Influence?", Riga Art Space, Riga / Latvia
2010     14th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow / Russia
2010     ''Territory of Art'', Volkhonka Fine Art Centre, Moscow / Russia
2010     ''Golden works'', the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2009      13th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow / Russia
2009     "Vilhems Purvitis' Award", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2009     "Icons of  nowadays”, gallery "Alma",(curator Artemy Troitsky), Riga / Latvia
2008     12th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists,
Moscow / Russia
2008      Rauma Biennale Balticum 08 "Flower Power", Rauman Taidemuseo, Rauma Art Museum/ Finland
2008     "Views 6" Belarus Museum of Contemporary Art Minsk, Belarus
2007      11th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow/Russia                                                                               
2006     10th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow / Russia                                                                          
2005     9th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists, Moscow / Russia
2004     8th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of Artists,
Moscow / Russia
2004     "The Rape of Europe", Eskilstuna Art Museum, Eskilstuna / Sweden
2003     "Labyrinth", Gallery Vartai, Vilnius / Lithuania
2003     "Abstractionism in Latvian Painting", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2002     "Nichts Persönliches", Städtische Galerie im Buntentor, Bremen / Germany
2002     "Latvia. Surprising Art from the 20th Century", Zvolle City Museum, Zvolle / The Netherlands
2002     "Gentle Fluctuations", Exhibition Hall Arsenāls of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2002     "Witnesses of an Age", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2002     "Small Picture", Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York / USA
2001     "Colour", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
2001     "Interim", Exhibition Hall Arsenāls of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2001     "Metropolis. Riga", Stock Exchange Building, Riga / Latvia
2001      Painting Biennial, Väsby Konsthall, Stockholm / Sweden
2000     "Baltic Art. Contemporary Paintings and Sculptures", National Arts Club, New York; Gallery of the International Monetary Fund, Washington / USA
2000     "The Social and the Private. 1984–2000", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
2000     "The Naked Artist", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
1999     "Past-Present-Future", Gallery Egelund, Copenhagen / Denmark
1999     "The Joy of Being", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
1999      Art Days in the Berga Bazārs, Riga / Latvia (organized by Riga Gallery)
1998      The 2nd World-wide Latvian Contemporary Art Exhibition, the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
1998     "Ventspils Transit Terminal", the 6th Annual Exhibition of the SCCA–Riga, Art Propaganda Train, Regional Museum of History and Art, Ventspils / Latvia
1998      Latvian Art Exhibition, Architects Hall, Town Hall, Prague / Czech Republic (organised by Gallery Daugava)
1998     "Spike Island '98", Spike Island, Bristol / UK
1997     "Latvian Contemporary Art", Grande Salle de l'Aubette, Strasbourg; Maison du Danemark, Paris / France
1997     "Celebrating the Still Life", Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York / USA
1997     "Ballet", Riga Stock Exchange Building, Riga / Latvia
1997     "John, Julio, Juris and Willy", Club Slepenais Eksperiments, Riga / Latvia
1996     "Another Picture", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
1996     "Women Painting Women", Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York / USA
1996     "Geo-Geo", the 4th Annual Exhibition of the SCCA–Riga, Pedvāle Open Air Art Museum,
Sabile / Latvia
1996     "Art After a Century", within the framework of the International Conference "Art Nouveau
in the Baltic Area. Time and Space", Riga Gallery, Riga / Latvia
1996      Latvian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Estonian National Library,  
Tallinn / Estonia
1996     "23 Artistas de Letonia", Sala Millares, Madride / Spānija (organised by Gallery Daugava)
1995     "Monument", the 3rd Annual Exhibition of the SCCA–Riga, Photography Museum of
Latvia, Riga / Latvia
1995     "Crossing Over Consortium Exhibition: America-bound Exchange II", Embassy of Finland
in USA, Washington /USA
1994     "State", the 2nd Annual Exhibition of the SCCA–Riga, the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
1994     "Les Artistes Lettons – Riga", Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Chamallieres / France
1994     "Rauma Biennale Balticum '94", Rauma Art Museum, Rauma / Finland
1994     "Latvia is Europe – Five Artists from Riga", Galerie im Margarethenhof, Bonn / Germany
1993     "Sensation No. 30", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
1993     "Peintures Lettonnes du XXeme Siecle", Paris, Bordeaux, Strasbourg / France
1992     "Baltiske Billeder", Herning Art Museum, Sollenrod Museum, Sollenrod / Denmark
1992     "Karyatiden", Frauen Museum, Bonn / Germany
1991     "My Time – Pilot", Art Hall Den Fries, Copenhagen / Denmark
1991     "Fiatal Müveszek Rigaból", Contemporary Art Museum Mücsarnok, Budapest / Hungary
1990      Action "Gentle Fluctuations", Exhibition Hall Latvija, Riga / Latvia
1990     "Latvia –20th Century Somersault. 1940–1990", Exhibition Hall Latvija, Riga / Latvia
1990     "The 1st World-wide Latvian Art Exhibition", the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia
1989     "Contemporary Soviet Painters from Riga", Ed. Nakhamkin Fine Arts Gallery, New York /USA
1989     "Riga – Lettische Avantgarde", Stadtgalerie im Sophienhof, Kiel; Exhibition Hall Weserburg, Bremen / Germany
1989     "Paintings. I. Iltnere, S. Krastiņa, J. Mitrēvics, Ģ. Muižnieks, E. Vērpe, A. Zariņa", Art
Museum Arsenāls, Riga / Latvia
1989     "Kunst fra Lettland", Birkerod Kunstforening, Copenhagen / Denmark
1988     "Riga – Lettische Avantgarde", Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin / Germany
1988     "Post-Traditionalism", Central House of Artists, Moscow / Russia


Ieva Iltnere works were shown at the following Art Fair:

VIENNACONTEMPORARY (2018), ART VILNIUS (2019-2018), ART MADRID (2017), POSITIONS BERLIN (2019-2014), ART FAIR / Cologne (2014), VIENNAFAIR (2011), ART MOSCOW (2010-2004)


Selected Awards: 
 

2017    Order of the Three Stars – an order awarded for meritorious service to Latvia
2003    For solo exhibition  “Stories” (Riga Gallery) – “Latvia Artists` Union Award of the Year” in the nomination “For the best solo exhibition at galleries in Latvia”
1986    Medal and Diploma from Latvia Artists` Union

  
Works in Public collections:

Latvian National Museum of Art (previous title – State Museum of Art), Riga / Latvia
Artists' Union of Latvia Museum, Riga / Latvia
The future Latvian Contemporary Art Museum, Riga / Latvia
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey / USA
Ludwig Museum, Aachen / Germany
ECB’s Art Collection, Frankfurt / Germany
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow / Russia