CV

JANIS  SNEIDERS

Born                   1995,Tukums, Latvia

Education

2019 – present   Art Academy of Latvia, Visual Communication Department, MA, Riga, Latvia

2015 – 2019       Art Academy of Latvia, Painting Department, BA, Riga, Latvia

2018                  Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium (Erasmus + studies)

2011 – 2015        Janis Rozentals Riga Art Highschool, Illustration, Riga, Latvia

2006 – 2010        Tukums Art School, Tukums, Latvia

2002 – 2011        Tukums Secondary School No. 2, Tukums, Latvia


Solo exhibitions

2021   "Drawings", Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2021    "IBIDEM", Gallery Look, Riga, Latvia

2020    "Claus Michaletz Prize 2020: Jānis Šneiders", POSITIONS BERLIN Art Fair, Berlin, Germany

2020    "A", Theatre HouseJūras Vārti, Ventspils, Latvia

2020    “Out”, Valmiera Drama Theatre Gallery, Valmiera, Latvia

2020    “Y”, Gallery Look, Riga, Latvia

2019    “Place”, Gallery Look, Riga, Latvia

2019    “Filling”, Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

2017    “Debut”, Östergötlands museum, Linköping, Sweden


Group exhibitions

2021    PAPER POSITIONS Berlin 2021, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2021    „Still Life of Things”, Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2021    „The Weekend Show” - PAPER POSITIONS Berlin 2021, special exhibition project, Gallery Jarmuschek+Partner, Berlin, Germany

2020    ART VILNIUS 2020, Pilot Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2020    “Are We There Yet?”, Pilot Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2020    “Synthesis. Exploring reality through movement, development and contradiction”, former textile factory Bolshevichka, Riga, Latvia

2020    “The Itch” Gallery Istaba, Riga, Latvia

2020    “Resonance” Vidzeme Concert Hall, Cesis, Latvia

2019    “No one asked for this”, former textile factory Bolshevichka, Riga, Latvia

2019   "Academia", Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

2019    VOLTA, Gallery Bastejs, Basel, Switzerland

2019    “Fresh Meat for Critique”, former faculty of Biology of University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2019    “1919 199+”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2019    “Again”, Gallery Istaba, Riga, Latvia

2019    “Look. See”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2018    “Sour Cream Product”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2018    “Maris Argalis “Music”/ Vestards Simkus/ Janis Sneiders”, MVT Summer House, Riga, Latvia

2018    “Brother: What is Sex?”, Gallery Micēlijs, Riga, Latvia

2018    “Yard”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2017    “Generations”, Museum of Liepaja, Liepaja, Latvia

2017    “Summer Works“ Kuldiga Artists’ Residence, Kuldiga, Latvia

2017    “Art Academy Days”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2017    “Between Appearance and Reality”, Gallery Durvis, Tukums, Latvia

2016    “/06-16/”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2016    “Meeting at the Doors”, Gallery Durvis, Tukums, Latvia

2015   "Still, Still / Frame, Frame", Kalnciema 14, Riga, Latvia

2015    “Graines d’artistes du monde entier”, Espace Argence, Troyes, France

2015    “Art Belongs to the People”, Women’s prison, Riga, Latvia

2014    “Exotic Still Life”, NicePlace Mansards, Riga, Latvia


Grants

2017    The Art Scholarship of the Rotary Art Society, Linköping Rotary Club, Linköping, Sweden


Awards

2020    Claus Michaletz Prize, Secco Pontanova Foundation, Berlin, Germany

2019    Young Painter Award - Nordic and Baltic Young Artist Award, Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia


Works in public collections:

Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
Secco Pontanova Foundation, Berlin, Germany