Born in 1933. Professional training: Janis Rozentals Art School of Riga (1949 - 1954), Painting Department at the Latvian Academy of Arts (1954 - 1960) under the supervision of professor E. Kalnins. Contributor to exhibitions since 1958. A member of the Artists' Union of Latvia as of 1962, A member of the B - 13 Association (1993 - 1998) since 1993.
Above ten personal exhibitions in Latvia and abroad. Group exhibitions in Riga, Vilnius, Moscow, St. Petersburg, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Kaunas, Switzerland, Belgium, India, Great Britain, Finland and elsewhere.
His works are to be found in the collections of the State Art Museum and Artists' Union of Latvia, Kaunas Art Museum, Tukums Art Museum, Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and Ministry of Culture of Russia, as well as in many private collections in Latvia and abroad.
Currently professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts, supervisor of a Master Studio.
"Painting is full of mysteries,
and they reveal themselves only before talent, work and love. The
artist sacrifices himself, but God names his creation "a fruit of
love" and gives it a place under the stars. Remarkable and cruel simultaneously,
Bible . 1992. oil on canvas 80x67 cm
Pumpkin . 1994. oil on canvas 90x80 cm
Table . 1996. oil on canvas 63x78 cm
Still Life with a Black Bottle . 1990. oil on canvas 68x75 cm
Winter . 1997. oil on canvas 86x76 cm
Still Life . 1993. oil on canvas 65x78 cm
A Kitchen Table . 1994. oil on canvas, 80x90 cm
Hoarfrost . 1997. oil on canvas 45x53 cm
Still Life with Pumpkin .1994. oil on canvas 63x78 cm
Window of Winter . 1993. oil on canvas 65x78 cm