Born in 1973 in Riga, Latvia. I teach drawing and run an art school in Riga, Latvia. On my free time I make drawings and paintings. My forte is figural painting, with a twinge of surrealism as this is the way I feel in today's world. The idea of the artwork is better explained by the title which is (sometimes) the key to what is taking place. My inspirations range from masterpieces of Italian, Dutch and German Renaissance to more contemporary painters such as Salvador Dali and the New Leipzig school.
I studied at Janis Rozentals Riga Highschool of Art (1984-1992) and Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Painting (1992 - 1998), from which I have a Master's degree in art. In 1994-95 I attended University of Southern Maine, in Portland, Maine, USA, as an exchange student where I took painting and photography classes. Since 1998 I have had one man shows in Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Austria.,…Read More