.:. CURRENT EVENTS

The much anticipated exhibition "Latvian Exile Art" opens on May 9, 2013 in Rīga, Latvia at the Latvian National Museum of Art's (LNMM) Arsenāls Exhibition Hall (Torņa ielā 1).

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.:. FEATURED ARTIST

Guna Mundheim, who served as both Vice-president and President of ALMA (2002 - 2009), has just completed a one-person exhibition in Philadelphia at the GrossMcCleaf Gallery in September 2011.

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Linda Treija


Treija

Painter. Illustrator. Muralist. Art Educator.

MFA, Latvian Academy of the Arts Riga, Latvia 1997; Indulis Zarins' mural painting studio.

Selected exhibitions:
Three, G. Elias' Museum of History, Riga (Latvia) 1994.
Daugava in Silk and Canvas, Daugava Museum, Dole (Latvia) 1994.
Art in Bloom, Madison Civic Center, Madison, WI 1998.
Water, M6 Gallery, Riga (Latvia) 1999.
Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC 2001 (group show).
Three under one roof (with L. Spure and G. Stumbris) Cleveland, OH 2001.
Coffee Break Garezers Klinklava Gallery, Three Rivers, MI 2003, 2008.

Book illustrations:
G. Zemitis Daugmale 1000 years ago, 1994.
History of Latvia: Vol. I, 2006.
Vic Cocowitch The Day the Sun Overslept, 2006.

Museum exhibition illustrative work:
Archaeological jewelry and textiles: 9th-13th century Latvia, Copenhagen, Denmark 1995.
Historical overview with select reconstructed archaeological textiles, Daugava Museum, Dole (Latvia) 2003.
Art lecturer at 2x2, 3x3, Garezers seminars, West Virginia, Michigan, New York.

"I have worked with painting, illustration, stage design and art education. Recently I have gone back to oil painting that has always been my favorite technique. Still life with human and landscape are themes, which express my thoughts and opinions. In my paintings I dovote much attention to shape, line and composition. Often I use different textures, such as paper and fabric to make the surface and drawing of oil paintings richer."

 

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