ZEMITIS JANIS

Born in 1940, died 2008. Professional training Janis Rozentals Art School of Riga (1954 1958), Latvian Academy of Arts, Painting Department (1958 1964) under the supervision of prof. E. Kalnins.
Has been contributing to exhibitions since 1966. Member of Latvian Artists' Union since 1970. Member of Association "B 13" since 1993.
Has participated regularly in group exhibitions in Latvia, Russia, Germany, England, Sweden, Israel, France and other countries. One-man shows in Riga(1997),Ventspils(1996),Smiltene(1990),Lapmezciems(1988)
His works are to be found in the collection of the State Art Museum and Latvian Artists' Union, as well as in many private collections in Latvia and abroad.
Currently professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts. Head of Painting department.

"Form equals content."


  A Glass. 1994. Oil on cardboard. 93 x110

  A Game. 1994. Oil on canvas. 37 x 42

  A Motif. 1993. Oil on canvas. 57 x 60

  Dusk. 1994. Oil on cardboard. 45 x 52

  A Work Table. 1994. Oil on cardboard. 93 x 100

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