Daiga Krūze
 Daiga Krūze. Reflection. 2006. Acrilic on canvas. 45x45 cm Daiga Krūze. Evening. 2007. Acrilic on canvas. 40x40 cm 
  Daiga Krūze. Person. 2008. Oil on canvas. 75x90 cm Daiga Krūze. Bushes Move. 2009. Mixed technique on canvas. 150x250 cm 
  Daiga Kruze. Tree branch. 2014. Oil on canvas. 180x220 cm Daiga Krūze. *** 2018. Oil on canvas. 60x70 cm 
  Daiga Krūze. At the Mountain. 2018. Oil on canvas. 150x200 cm Daiga Krūze. Pink Dolphins. 2018. Oil on canvas. 150x200 cm 
 

Daiga Krūze

Daiga Krūze

Born April 7, 1980, Bauska.

Currently lives and works in Riga

Education

2002 – 2004 Art Academy of Latvia Painting Department, MA

1998 – 2002 Art Academy of Latvia Restauration Department, BA

1992 – 1998 Janis Rozentals’ Riga Art Secondary School

1989 – 1992 Baldone Art School

1987 – 1992 Baldone Secondary School

Solo exhibitions

2019 – “Nothing to Understand”, Vidzeme Concert Hall Cesis, Cesis, Latvia

2019 – “Compositions”, Gallery M Maksla, Riga, Latvia

2019 – “Paintings” in Kuldiga Town Hall, Latvia

2019 – “It has been” in “Juras varti”, Ventspils, Latvia

2018 – “Mystery. Termos, Sandwithes and a Knife”, gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

2018 – “In the Garden” Contemporary art gallery, Livani, Latvia

2018 – “Paintings” in Kalnciema kvartals gallery, Riga, Latvia

2017 – “Room 9” , in gallery “Room 9”, Riga, Latvia

2016 – “Movement”, in Marc Chagall Exhibition Hall, Vitebsk

2016 –  Paintings in gallery Alma, Latvia

2015 – “Exercise – Greeting from Sun”, in Theatre Juras varti, Ventspils, Latvia

2014 – “Measuring space”, gallery Tifana, Riga, Latvia

2013 – “Hideout”, gallery Alma, Rig, Latvia

2012 –  „The Ball“ (with Inga Meldere), Kalnciema gallery, Riga, Latvia

2011 – “Sound Segment”, gallery Tifana, Riga, Latvia

2011 – “Time Pit” (with Krišs Salmanis), RIXC Media Space, Riga, Latvia

2009 – “You Are What You See”, gallery 21, Riga, Latvia

2008 – “Contact Person”, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2007 – “Resort” (with Inga Meldere), gallery Leduspagrabs, Valmiera, Latvia

2006 – “Must Go for a Walk”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

2006 – “Silver, Gold, Plasticine” (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga

2006 – “Summer in Valle”, Amtmanis Brieditis museum, Valle, Latvia

2006 – “At Seven o‘clock”, gallery Pedants, Riga, Latvia

2004 – “100% disappointment” (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga

Selected group shows

2018 – “Gallery Z” exhibition, Stutgart, Germany

2018 – “In Endless Motion”, Erarta, St. Petersburg

2017 – “Opening # Nr.2” in gallery Muzeum LV, Riga, Latvia

2017 – “Eksperimentālais sānsolis” in gallery Putti, Riga, Latvia

2017 –  “Extension.lv”, in Moscow, Samara, Russia 2016 – “Omega 3” in Mooste, Estonia 2015 – wall painting in Zagare Milk factory, Lithuania 2014 – “Latvian Contemporary Painting”, Rotko Art Center in Daugavpils, Latvia 2014 – group show in Preili, Latvia 2013 – “Latvian Latitude”, Gluckstadt, Germany 2013 – Survival Kit 5″, Riga, Latvia 2013 – “Duets Nr.7”. together with Ilze Strekavina, Tukums Art Museum, Latvia 2012 – participating in contemporary art festival „Art Stays 2012“, Ptuj, Slovenia 2012 – „Exchange“, akku, Emmen, Switzerland 2012 – „Important Contemporary Artists of Latvia“ traveled exibition in New York, Washington, Chicago 2011 – „Is it that he does not seek the truth, but does want to influence?“, Riga Art Space, Riga 2011 – Balticum “Tides of Changes“, Hangar 7, Salzburg, Austria 2011 – “Point Zero”, VEF, Riga, Latvia 2010 – “Experimental Station Laimdota”, special venue, Cēsis, Latvia (curator) 2010 – “I Die (I Live)”, VEF, Riga, Latvia 2010 – “Survival Kit 2”, special venue, Riga, Latvia 2009 – “Residences Croisees”, CEAAC, Strasbourg, France 2009 – “Moving lines”, gallery Artforum, Offenburg, Germany 2009 – “Cleanliness”, creative space Tasty, Riga, Latvia 2009 – “Group of Five”, Community Theatre and Art Centre, Dubai, UAE 2009 – “Underground Tournament”, gallery 21, Riga, Latvia 2008 – “Squirrel”, special venue, Kuldiga, Latvia 2008 – “Souvenir”, VEF, Riga, Latvia 2007 – “Sub rosa”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2007 – “Autumn 2007”, Riga, Latvia 2007 – “Centro Periferia”, International competition, Rome, Italy 2007 – “Candy Bomber”, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia 2007 – “Painting on wood”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2006 – “Autumn 2005”, Riga, Latvia 2006 – “Plain aire show”, Jonava art gallery, Lithuania 2006 – “Autumn 2006”, Railway museum, Riga, Latvia 2005 – “New Figural Language”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2005 – “Alter ego”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2005 – “Etonnante Academie”, Saint Etienne, France 2005 – “Objects. Painting on Wood. Postcards”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2004 – “Paintings”, European Comission, Brussels, Belgium 2004 – “Autumn 2004”, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia 2004 – “Border”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia 2003 – “Retrospecive”, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia 2003 – “6th Small Form Art Exhibition”, gallery Rīga, Riga, Latvia 2003 – “Autumn 2003”, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia 2002 – “Watersupply”, Pedvāle open-air museum, Latvia 2001 – “Fireland”, Pedvāle open-air museum, Latvia Awards 2016 – Nomination for Purvitis Award            Nomination for “Kilogram Culture” 2014 – Diena award in Culture 2008 – Nomination for Purvitis Award 2007 – Exibition of young Latvian painters “Candy Bomber” award 2006 – Annual Latvian Artists Union exibition “Autumn 2006” award 2005 – Culture magazine Forums award 2005 – Gallery M6 award 2005 – Gallery Pedants award 2004 – Art magazine Studija prize 2004 – Culture Capital Fond / Latvian Artists Union award Debut of the Year 2004 – Unibanka award Residencies and workshops 2017 – Austmarka Atelier, Norway 2013 – HIAP residency in Helsinki, Finland 2010 – Nida Plain aire, Lihuania 2008 – Kunststipendium Bremer Heimstiftung, Bremen, Germany 2008 – residence in CEAAC Srasbourg, France 2007 – Arctic Week, Kakslauttanen, Finland 2007 – Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

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