Māris Upzars

Riga, Latvia / 1968–... Back

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Painting language is colors, which are speaking about of our life most essential secrets.

About

Education:

2010 — 2012, the Art Academy of Latvia, Master
1995 — 1997, the Art Academy of Latvia, Monumental Painting Workshop
1991 — 1995, the Art Academy of Latvia, Textile Department
1983 — 1987, the Riga Applied Arts College, Department of Decorative Sculpture

Member of the Latvian Artists' Union since 1997.

Maris is the principal artist of the Latvian Natural History Museum since 2004.

 

Maris's works in private collections:
Latvia, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Norway, USA

 

Symposiums, residences:
​2015., 2016. „Arteground festival”, Viljandi, Estonia
2015, International Painting Symposium Bauska, Latvia
2009, "CITÉ INATERNATIONALE DES ARTS", Paris, France
2007, 2008, Symposium "Garikula", Georgia
2007, 2004, International Painting Symposium Valmiera, Latvia
2005, 2001, 2000, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2000, International sand sculpture symposium, Klaipeda

 

He has been participating in exhibitions since 1991.

 


Exhibitions

  • 2019 — Riga (Latvia), DOME SQUARE, Pils street 23 (Pils iela 23), group exhibition The Great Modernists
  • 2017 — Riga (Latvia), TAL RESIDENCE, Elizabetes street 39, group exhibition ArtAlea Code 2. On The Move
  • 2017 — Talsi (Latvia), Talsi Regional Museum, solo exhibition, Looking For Silence
  • 2016 — Riga (Latvia), Latvian Artists Union Gallery, group exhibition Autumn 2015
  • 2016 — Riga (Latvia), Latvijas pasta banka, Brīvības street 54, group exhibition ArtAlea Arhetips
  • 2016 — Bauska (Latvia), Gallery ”Meistars Gothards”, solo exhibition Exhibition
  • 2016 — Riga (Latvia), Latvian Artists Union Gallery, solo exhibition "Evening stroll"
  • 2015 — Brussels (Belgium), Latvian representative office in the European council, the group exhibition "True Colours",
  • 2015 — Viljandi (Estonia), Arteground festival, group exhibition "Reflecting Rothko",
  • 2015 — Riga (Latvia), gallery "Istaba", solo exhibition,
  • 2010 — Talsi (Latvia), Talsi Regional Museum, solo exhibition,
  • 1998 — Riga (Latvia), gallery A.Sūnas, solo exhibition "Faust portrait sketch"

All works

Artworks

Good morning, Present!   Enter   Searching silence   Impatience   Three sisters