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PAULIS LIEPA

Born in 1978 in Riga, Latvia

Education
Latvian academy of Art, Graphic department (1997–2003)
Janis Rozentals Riga Secondary Art School (1989–1996)

Work
Since 2016 lecturer at the Department of Graphic Art at the Art Academy of Latvia


Solo exhibitions

2020    "Different Wavelengths", Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2019    "Splitting", Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2018    “What is this time?”, Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2017    “What is this time?” – VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2017, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna, Austria

2017    “The Salon of Beaux-Arts”, Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2015    “Noise”, Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2013    “Order of  the Day”, Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2012    “Still Life”, Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2012    “Still Life”, Danish Printmakers Association gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011     Solo exhibition in X Biennial of graphics of the Baltic sea countries “Kaliningrad - Koenigsberg 2011”, Kaliningrad, Russia

2010    “Makro”, “Riga Art Space”, Riga, Latvia

2010    “Project “Life””, “Contemporary Art Centre kim?”, Riga, Latvia

2009    “Still Life”, gallery “Ferrodrum”, Tartu, Estonia

2008    “On the spot” together with Inga Dilba, gallery “Mētras māja” Aizpute, Latvia

2004    “(I feel, I fairly regularly enter an entirely different dimension of being) Paraleloscopia”,
The Centre for New Media Culture “RIXC”, Riga, Latvia


Group exhibitions

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

2021    VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2021, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna, Austria

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

2021    "Still Life of Things", Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2020    "Meister 20", Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Germany

2020    VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2020, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna, Austria

2020    POSITIONS Berlin 2020, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2019    VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2019, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna, Austria

2019    POSITIONS Berlin 2019, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2019    “Printmaking IN 2019” festival, Parnu, Estonia

2019    PAPER POSITIONS Berlin 2019, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2019    „Purvītis Prize 2019”, the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia*

2019    “Dawn Directions”, Format Artspace, Copenhagen, Denmark 

2019    “Echoes & Resonance”, Mainsite Contemporary Art, Norman, Oklahoma

2018    VIENNACONTEMPORARY 2018, Maksla XO gallery, Vienna, Austria

2018    POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2018, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2018    "Man in Art", Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia*

2018    RIBOCA - Riga International Biennal of Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia*

2018    „Spaces and Figures”, YUANART collection, Lucerne, Switzerland

2017    „New Acquisitions of the LNMA. The 21st Century” - the Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2017    POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2017, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2017    “Graphic”, Daugavpils Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

2016    POSITIONS BERLIN 2016, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2015    “International Print Triennial - Kraków 2015”, Krakow, Poland*

2015    POSITIONS BERLIN 2015, Maksla XO Gallery, Berlin, Germany*

2015    1st Kaunas International Printmaking Biennial “Culture Line”, Kaunas, Lithuania

2014    “Telling Tales. Swiss and Baltic Artists” Biel/Bienne(Switzerland), Vilnius (Lithuania), Tallinn(Estonia)

2014    “Printmaking IN 2014” festival, Parnu, Estonia

2014    “Grafika-S”, “Riga Art Space”, Riga, Latvia

2013    “Interplay” The Latvian-Estonian Graphic Arts Exhibition Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu,
Estonia

2013    “Printmaking IN 2012” festival, Parnu, Estonia

2012    “Grafik aus Lettland”, Graphic Museum, Bad Steben, Germany

2012    “International Print Triennial - Kraków 2012”, Krakow, Poland

2012    “Printmaking IN 2012” festival, Parnu, Estonia

2011    7th Biennale Internationale D’estampe Contemporaine Trois-Rivieres, Trois-Rivieres, Canada

2009    “Metabolism”, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2008    9th Biennial of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries “Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg2008”, Kaliningrad, Russia

2008    “Power and Man 2”, Artist’s Union Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2007    “International Print Triennial - Oldenburg 2007”, Oldenburg, Germany

2006    “Power and Man”, “Novas Gallery”, London, United Kingdom

2006    “International Print Triennial - Kraków 2006”, Krakow, Poland

2006    International print biennial “Now Art Now Future. Freedom.”, Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda,
Lithuania

2005    VIII Biennial of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries “Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg 2005”, Kaliningrad, Russia

2005    International print festival “Now Art Now Future. Print.”, Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Lithuania

2005    “Saxnäs, Lappland →”, The Nordic Council of Ministers Office, Riga, Latvia

2005    “Lappland’s delicacies”, gallery “Māja”, Liepaja, Latvia

2004    13th Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia

2003    “International Print Triennial Kraków 2003”, Krakow, Poland

2002    VII Biennial of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries “Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg 2002”, Kaliningrad, Russia

2002    “Reaktion”, “Rheinland-Pfalz Bank“, Mainz, Germany

2002    “Zn + HNO3>Zn2NO3+H2^”,  Artist’s Union Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2002    “Printmaking IN 2002”, Parnu, Estonia

2001    “12th Tallinn Print Triennial”, Tallinn, Estonia

2001    Printmaking workshop “Flammable”, Pedvale, Latvia

2001    “Cilveeks-lokomotiive”, Latvian Railway history museum, Riga, Latvia

2001    “Baltic Watercolor Triennial”, Exhibition hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2001    “Graphic Art’s Face”, “Rīga Gallery”, Riga, Latvia

2001    “Printmaking IN 2001”, Parnu, Estonia

2001    “Kiss of Judas”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2000    “Graphic art & Communication”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2000    “Graphic art festival 2000”, Parnu, Estonia

1999    “39 Paintings”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

1997    “Still life”, Artist’s Union Gallery, Riga, Latvia

1997    “Spring-97”, Exhibition Hall “Latvija”, Riga, Latvia

1996    “Gift to Riga”, Exhibition Hall “Latvija”, Riga, Latvia

 
Nominations. Awards
2019    Nomination / Purvitis Prise 2019, Latvian National Museum of Art in cooperation with SIA Alfor, Riga, Latvia
2013    Newspaper “Diena” annual culture award for solo exhibition “Still Life”, Latvia
2012    Statutory Award of “International Print Triennial - Kraków 2012”, Krakow, Poland
2008    Grand Prix of 9th Biennial of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries “Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg 2008”, Kaliningrad, Russia
2008    Prize for the best music video of 2007 “Esi brīvs” (Pikaso, Gustavo and R-viss), Riga, Latvia
2005    1st prize laureate of VIII Triennial of Graphics of the Baltic Sea Countries “Kaliningrad - Koenigsberg 2005”, Kaliningrad, Russia


Public Collections
Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
Latvian Contemporary Art Museum Collection, Riga, Latvia
Art Collection Deutsche Telekom, Berlin, Germany
KAI|10 Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany
Simmons Contemporary, London, UK
Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia


Private Collections:
Dina and Jānis Zuzāni private collection, Riga, Latvia
Gilles Fuchs private collection, Paris, France
Zdenek Felix private collection, Munich, Germany
Maria Larsson Art Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
YUANART Collection, Lucerne, Switzerland