On My Own
 Laimdota Junkara. Alksnāja Street. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 80x60 Cobblestones (Alksnāja Street). 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 40x50 
  Fellings and Coppices. I and II. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 120x160 A Wall of Dahlias. I and II. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 120x160 
  A Clew of Songs. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 80x100 Elegy. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 80x100 
  The Bright Wall. 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 60x80 Laimdota Junkara. The Long Shadows. 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 100x80 
  Coastal Lights. 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 80x120 Firewood. I and II. 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 120x160 
  The Wall. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 97x115 Autumn Days. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 90x70 
  Islands. 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 80x100 On My Own. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 50x40 
  And it's Friday Once Again... 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 60x70 The Old Wall. 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 120x100 
  Laimdota Junkara. The Alley. 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 70x90 
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On My Own

Painter Laimdota Junkara was born in 1951, in Riga. She has graduated from the Department of Pedagogy at the Art Academy of Latvia (1979), received a Master of Art (2002), is a member of the Artists’ Union of Latvia (1986). She has been participating in exhibitions since 1978. Since 1979 she has been living in Ventspils region, Ugāle.

One of Laimdota Junkaras’ areas of working in culture is doing research of her county. She is the author of several books on the history of Ugāle and Piltene parishes. She has been awarded for her research with Brastiņš Award (2002), the Ministry of Culture Award (2004) and received a number of different diplomas.

Her creative work in painting started with oil painting and in the 80s she has also worked in pastels and colored drawing. Later on, Junkara worked in watercolour creating geometrical or symbolic compositions. In recent years she has worked mostly in acrylic painting.

Photo credit: Laimdota Junkara. Alksnāja Street. 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 80x60

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