VINETA KAULAČA

VINETA   KAULAČA 

 Born:        1971, Riga, Latvia        

 

Education:

2002           MA, Art Academy of Latvia 

1999-2000   Berlin Art University

1990-1997   Artist’s Diploma, Art Academy of Latvia

1995-1996   Humboldt State University, USA

1982-1989   Janis Rozentāls Art High school

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2016   Surface Memory/ Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2014   Viewing Distance/ Maklsa XO gallery, Riga, Latvia              

2012   Absorption/ Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia              

2011   Exercise in Mnemonics/ Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2008   Paintings/ Federculture, Rome, Italy

2007   My Eye Travels / Studio 1.1. Gallery, London, UK

2006   Rated Gaze / Māksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2005   Distance /  Artists’ Union of Latvia Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2005   At the Same Time / Raid Projects, LosAngeles, USA

2004   Painting installation / Access Aspex, Portsmouth, UK

2003   Drawings / Cite Internationale des Arts Gallery, Paris, France

2003   Wanderer’s Itinerary / Irish Museum of Modern Art, Process Room, Dublin, Ireland

2002   Topography –II. You are here / Villa Ichon, Bremen , Germany

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017   Women power/ Mayson Gallery, New York, USA

2017   Arte Laguna Prize/ Finalists Exhibition, Nappe Arsenale, Venice

2017   Hiperrealism/ Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2016   Failed Utopias/ No.4A gallery, Malvern, UK

2015   Centro-Periferia/ Venice edition, Palazzo Flangini, Venice, Italy

2015   The London Intensive/ Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

2015   Centro-Periferia/ juried exhibition, Art Hotel Gran Paradiso, Sorrento, Italy

2015   Latvian Art Month/ Abu Dhabi Art Hub, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2015   Art from Latvia/Jumeirah& Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2015   Latvian Contemporary Art/ European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

2015   Captive Beauty in Miniature/ Maksla XO Gallery, Riga

2014   Transfers / 56°56′51″N 24°6′23″E/ Joyart Gallery, 798 Art Zone, Beiing, China

2013   NordArt2013, juried exhibition, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany

2013   1st International Art Biennale Palermo, Museo Sciortino, Monreale, Italy

2012   Fresh Latvian Painting, curated by Peeter Talvistu, Art House, Tartu, Estonia

2012   Centro-Periferia/ juried exhibition, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy                         

2012   Magic of The Light/ Museum Of Decorative Arts And Design, Riga, Latvia

2011   Is It That He Does Not Seek The Truth, But Does Want To Influence?/ Riga Art Sace, Riga, Latvia

2011   2nd Semiannual online project / competition / Dave Bown Projects, New York, USA

2010/11 Urban Children, New Latvian Painting / Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2010   5 Artists from Latvia/ Senamiesčio Menininkų Galerija/Dirbtuvė, Vilnius, Lithuania        

2010   Supernormal, Art Festival organized by BIAW, Oxfordshire, UK 

2010   We Are Fine, ArtDepoo Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2009   Exhibition of New Assets, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

2009   Art Vilnius’09, represented by Maksla XO gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania                  

2009   Centro-Periferia 2009/winners of the juried exhibition organized by Federculture and Italian Parliament, Roma, Italy

2008   The Marmite Prize for painting/ Studio 1.1 Gallery, London, UK

2007   Candy Bomber/New Latvian Painting / Exhibition Hall Arsenāls of the Latvian National  Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2007   Triangle DUMBO Arts Festival Exhibition 25 / DUMBO, New York, USA

2007   Centro-Periferia / Federculture, Rome, Italy

2007   Five Years of Procurement/ Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2007   Stupor Mundi / APT Gallery, London, UK

2006   Shimmer/ TransCultural Exchange, Boston, USA

2006   Visions and Reality/ Pulchri Studio Gallery, Hague, Netherlands               

2006   A Person. In Nature. In City. / Māksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2005   Group show / Bert Green Fine Art, LosAngeles, USA

2004   Triangle Artist’s Workshop, Open Studios/ DUMBO, New York, USA

2004   Braziers International Workshop Show/ Studio1.1 Gallery, London, UK

2004   Paintings/ European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

2003   Latvian Art Today/ City Exhibition Hall, Tartu, Estonia

2003   Abstractionism in Latvian Painting/ the Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Latvian National  Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2003   National Gallery/ Goethe Institut, Dublin, Ireland

2002   Contemporary Latvian Art /  M.Žilinska Art gallery, Art Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2001   Artists group show / Gallery “ Kramer”, Bremen,  Germany

2001   Braziers International Artists workshop 2001, Open Day / Oxfordshire, UK              

1997   Group show / Gallery’’Miro’’, Praha, Czech Republic

1997   Painters Group Exhibition /International Artist Symposium, Snina, Slovakia

1997   Contemporary Art exhibition ‘’Ballet’’/ Riga Sock Exhchange, Riga, Latvia

1996   Latvian Show  / Karshner Lounge Gallery, H.S.U. Arcata CA, USA

1996   Art students Show / Reese Bullen Gallery of H.S.U, Arcata CA, USA

1996   5 from Latvia  / Colledge of the Redwoods Creative Arts Gallery, Eureka, USA

1996   Mural Photography Show/ Foyer Gallery H.S.U., Arcata CA, USA

 

Awards & Residencies

2017   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Culture Capital travel grant, Riga, Latvia

2015   The London Intensive, Camden Arts Centre/ The Slade, London, UK

2015   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital travel grant, Riga, Latvia

2015   Abu Dhabi Art Hub artists’ residency, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

2011   Nomination / The Purvitis Art Prise 2013, Latvian National Art Museum in cooperation with SIA Alfor, Riga, Latvia

2009   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital Grant,  Riga, Latvia  

2007   Winner of the juried exhibition Centre-Periphery/Federculture, Rome, Italy

2007   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital Grant,  Riga, Latvia                                                                                           

2004   Triangle Artists Workshop, New York, USA

2004   Artist in Residency at ARC and Art Space Portsmouth, Braziers International Artists Workshop & Arts Council England’s International Fellowship, Portsmouth, UK

2004   10th Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire, UK

2004   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital Scholarship, Riga, Latvia

2002/3 Artists’ Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2002   Artist residency programme, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2002   VKKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital Scholarship, Riga, Latvia

2001   Braziers International Artists Workshop 2001, Oxfordshire, UK

2001   European Cultural Foundation  grant ( APEX changes ), Amsterdam,  Netherlands

2000   KKF, Latvia State Foundation of Cultural Capital Scholarship for art project in  Berlin, Riga, Latvia

1997   International Artists Workshop, Gallery “Miro”, Prague, Czech Republic

1995/6 American scholarship for art studies in USA ( L.R.Prickett Fund), CA, USA

 

Public Collections:

Art in Embassies, U.S. Department of State

Latvian National Museum of Art

European Parliament

ABLV Bank Contemporary Art Collection

Collection of DnB Nord Bank, Swedbank and Unibank

Art Hub Collection, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection and Federculture Italia Collection, Rome

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