Olga Silova

Born in 1966 in Ventspils,Latvia

Member of the Latvian Unionof Artists

1991 graduated from the Sculpture Dept. of the Latvian Academy of Arts. MA

In 2003 took the professional improvement course at the University of Daugavpils Innovations in the system of higher education

Work experience
2010-present Associated professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts, Riga, Latvia

2004-2010 Docent at the Latvian Academy of Arts

2001-2004 Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Arts

1991-2001 Modeling teacher at the Janis Rozentals Riga Art High-school

1984-1985 Drawing teacher at Riga Primary   schoolno. 18

Solo exhibitions

2019   Adam's Apple , Rietumu Bank, Riga, Latvia

2018   Milda in a Three-Quarter Turn, Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2016   Deposite, Cesis exhibition hall, Cesis, Latvia

2015   Journey ( together with Tatjana Krivenkova ) Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2015   Shapes of Riga (together with G.Pantelejev), Winsor Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012   Calendar of Dreams 2012, Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2010   Calendar of Dreams, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals - Creative workshop, Riga, Latvia*

2009   Olga Silova. Sculpture. Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2002   Exploring the sand Ventspils Museum, Ventspils, Latvia

2002   Distance  of the kiss, Rigas Galerija, Riga, Latvia

2002   Traectory of subconsciousness   Gallery Valencia, St. Petersburg, Russia

2000   In the sign of Aquarius, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

1998   Fingerprints, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

1996   Calligraphy, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

1993   Journalist House, Riga, Latvia

Selected Group Exhibitions

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*

2017   Eskultura, Kuldiga art house, Kuldiga, Latvia

2017   Hiperrealism, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall  Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

2016   Entrails, Gallery CIVITA NOVA, Lielais Dzintars, Liepaja, Latvia

2015   My heart is a tiger, Gallery Art Station Dubulti, Jūrmala, Latvia

2015   Captive Beauty in Miniature, Maksla XO Gellery, Riga, Latvia

2014   Autumn 2014. Black dogs. LMS gallery, Riga, Latvia

2014   Perspective of the solar system, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia*

2014   European professional doll art festival, Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia

2014   Money Design. Pin code, The Embassy of Latgale GORS, Rezekne, Latvia

2014   Money Design. PIN code, Ventspils city museum in the castle of the Livonian Order, Ventspils, Latvia

2013   Monumental public sculpture competititon for the development of the Future Levante Park in Murcia city, Murcia Spain

2012   Sculpture. From Terpis until Masurius, LMS gallery, Riga, Latvia

2012   Where is my airplane? Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2012   Dolls, Ventspils city museum in the castle of the Livonian Order, Ventspils, Latvia

2012   The garden of fate, charity auction, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2011   Women, women, women, European Union House, Riga, Latvia

2011   ART VILNIUS 2011 - Maksla XO gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania*

2010   RECYCLING, annual autumn exhibition, Railroad museum, Riga, Latvia

2010   ARTNOCTURNE CNOCKE, Cnocke, Belgium

2010   HOT ART BASEL, Basel, Switzerland

2010   Golden works, Latvian National Museum of Art exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

2004   White concrete, Jurmala City Museum, Jurmala, Latvia

2003   Latvian Art , XX Century. Zvolle Stedeliijk Museum, Zvolle, Netherlands

2000   International Animality Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

2000   International Sculpture Quadrenniale Riga-2000, Museum Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

2000   Baltic Art. Contemporary paintings and sculpture. National Arts Club, New York,

2000   Gallery of the international Monetary Fund

1999   15 artists from Latvia.  Gallery J&B, Copenhagen, Denmark

1998   2nd World-wide Latvian Contemporary Art exhibition, State Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

1998   Chinese Pipe. Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia

1998   Latvian Contemporary Art. Architects Hall of Rathhouse, Prague, Czech Republic

1997   Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale. Hokkaido, Japan

1997   Riga in Contemporary Art. Exhibition-competition, Gallery ASuna, Riga, Latvia. (prize)

1997   Latvian Contemporary Art.  Grande Salle deL’Aubette,Strasbourg, France

1996   International Sculpture Quadrennial Riga– 96 Crossroads. Latvian National

1996   Museum of Art exhibition hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

1996   Women Europe, Gallery Shambala, Copenhagen, Denmark

1996    Les Journees Baltes. Baltic States Art Exhibition. UNESCO building, Paris, France

1994   Contemporary Art from Latvia. Morphy Gallery Limassol, Cyprus

1991   Four Young Sculptors. Sculptors House, Riga, Latvia 

Public Space Works

Urban sculpture Leste, Daugavas Promanade, Spikeri quarter, Riga, Latvia

Statuette Imants Ziedonis, The atrium of LNL building in front of the entrance to the Holl of Ziedonis, Riga, Latvia

Commemorative plaque Blossom, within the territory of primeschool Taurenitis, Jurmala, Latvia
Riga Tower Counter, open-air sculpture, Riga, Latvia

Sculptural Fountain Horse, City of Ventspils , Latvia

Sculpture group The Disks, ANS center of education, Riga, Latvia

Sculptural Fountain Water Pole, Cesis, Latvia

Sculpture Kissers, Limbazi, Latvia

Amberklock, design object, Liepaja, Latvia

Sculptural Fountain The Jug, Jurmala, Latvia

Mermaid and the swimmer, open air sculpture, Jurmala, Latvia

Riga Tover Counter, open air sculpture, Riga, Latvia

Other Projects

2018 Plank Ventspils oldest coat of arms. Ordered by the Ventspils City Museum.

2017 Project Jurmala – for Latvia 100. sculpture Aspazijas dunes. Ordered by Jurmala History and Art Society.

2017 Poets Eduards Veidenbaums Memorial Plaque at Pils laukums 2, Riga. Ordered by Writing and Music Museum.

2016 Glāsts. Gada balvas autore. Biedrības AGIHAS pasūtījums.

2016 Jurmala holiday resort cup. Jurmala city council commission.

2016 Peteris Dindonis Award for life achievement at Bulduri gardening school. Commission for Bulduri gardening school.

2015 Latvijan 2 euro coin Stork design authot. Commission for Bank of Latvia.

2014 Sculpture Milda, commission of the Bank of Latvia

2014 Author of the prize for the project Ziedonis Time, FoundationVieglicommission.

2013 Author of the prize and medals for the World Choir Games 2014, commission of Riga – 2014 Foundation.

2011 Author of the prize The tree of good intentions, commission by joint-stock company Latvijas zalais punkts

2010 Author of the prize Golden rake of the project The big community volunteer service, commission by LLC P.R.A.E.

2010 Author of the prize of the project Latvia can!, commission by LLC P.R.A.E.

2006 Author of the prize of the year, Environment, Health, Safety, commisssion by LLC Statoil Latvia

2005 Author of the prize for the project We are looking for the pride of Latvia

2001 The design of a 1 LS coin The Stork, commission by the Bank of Latvia

1999 The author of the prize Baltic Pearl ’99 for international film festival Baltic pearl, commission by LLC Artcontract

1999 The design of golden coin Javelin Thrower, dedication to the Olympic Games of 2000 in Sydney, commission by the Bank of Latvia

1994 The author of the prize The Seagull for the international choir festival Ventspils ’94, commision by the Ventspils City Council


2018 Riga city council incentive award Latvia 100 environmental object by Latvian National theatre. Riga, Latvia

2018 Incentive prize memorial plate to Archbishop Teodors Grinbergs at Ventspils state 1st gymnasium facade. Ventspils, Latvia

2017 Incentive award Environmental object/sculpture Latvia 100 Dobele city square. Dobele, Latvia

2016 Moscow garden revitalization. Riga, Latvia

2016 3rd place in nomination public exterior Latvijan builders guilde award ceremony 2016. for sculpture Leste, Daugava promanade, Riga, Latvia

2016 SIA „Dzintaru koncertzale” incentive award for proposal for “Dzintaru concert hall” small hall southern and northern galleries. Jurmala, Latvia

2015 Third prize at Riga city council and A/S „Latvijas balzāms” contest Alberta square development concept and Abrahams Kunce memorial, Alberta square, Riga, Latvia

2015 First place in Jelgava city council contest Jubilejas zīme “Jelgava – 750″

2014 Riga Eastern executive incentive bonus for design contest Crow Street republic

2014 Selected projects nomination in monumental public sculpture contest Competition for the future Park in Murcia city

2006 First prize in the competition of  Livu square design object, Riga, Latvia

2005 Second  Prize in the competition of the Liberation war monument , Preili, Latvia

2004 Prize of the Year in Architecture, nomination Best outdoor design object inLatvia

2002 Riga City Council Award

2000 Second Prize in the International Animality Festival inTallinn, Estonia

1997 Award of the Trust Commercial Bank

Works in Collections

Latvian National Museum of Art,Riga, Latvia

Jurmala City Museum, Jurmala, Latvia

Swedbank Contemporary Art Collection, Riga, Latvia

Ventspils Nafta Collection, Ventspils, Latvia

Fundacion Murcia Futuro, Murcia, Spain

Royal Copenhagen , Copenhagen, Denmark

Toyamura Sculpture Biennale Committee, Hokkaido, Japan