Ilze Avotina
 Ilze Avotina. Garden Talks. 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 20,5x30,5 cm Ilze Avotina. The Sun in the Apple Tree. 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 24x30 cm 
  Ilze Avotina. Coming of Spring. 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 24x30 cm Ilze Avotina. Ornaments of a spruce. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 160x275 cm 
  Ilze Avotina. Twelve Grapes for the Bear of Happiness. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 160x160 cm Ilze Avotina. Kristine Luize Barcelona. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 80x45 cm 
  Ilze Avotina. Joy Flowers. 2003. Acrylic on cardboard. 70x50 cm Ilze Avotina. Hug. Acrylic on canvas 
  Ilze Avotina. Terrace for a New Moon. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 50x100 cm Ilze Avotina. Tree of Life. 2011. Acrylic on canvas. 33x41 cm 
  Ilze Avotina. Lake of Murēni. 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 30x24 cm Ilze Avotina. The Garden of Home. 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 110x90 cm 

Ilze Avotina

Born on April 20, 1952, in Riga, Latvia.

1972–1979 Latvian Academy of Art
1963–1970 Janis Rozentāls Riga Secondary School of Art
1977 Starts participating in exhibitions


2015 Searching for Answers, Daugava Museum, Dole Island, Latvia
2014 The Paraller Worlds, Mūkusalas Mākslas salons, Riga, Latvia
2014 Dream or Reality, gallery Istaba, Riga, Latvia
2014 Summer Journey, art space Siguldas tornis, Sigulda, Latvia
2014 Who would we be without each other, gallery Tifāna, Riga, Latvia
2013 Who would we be without each other, Gallery Centrs, Riga, Latvia
2012 Dream Catcher, gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia
2012 Happy Bear, Wine studio, Riga, Latvia
2010 Terrace, Istaba Gallery, Riga, Latvia*
2010 UPB Gallery, Liepāja, Latvia
2010 Bear of Happiness, Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2009 Dream About Happiness, Ivonna Vieherte Art Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2008 Guardian Angel, Promenāde Gallery, Liepāja, Latvia
2007 The garden of Memories, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2006 UPB Gallery, Liepāja, Latvia
2004 Artists’ Union of Latvia Gallery , Riga, Latvia*
2003 Ivonna Veiherte Art Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2002 Cēsis Exhibition House, Cēsis, Latvia
2000 Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2000 Čiris Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1999 Ivonna Veiherte Art Gallery, Riga Latvia
1998 Agija Sūna Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1997 Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
1997 Artists’ Union of Latvia Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1996 Centrs Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1994 Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1994 Man’s Gallery, Jēkabpils, Latvia
1992 Kolonna Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1992 Ģederts Eliass Jelgava History and Art Museum, Jelgava, Latvia


2016 Days of Birds in Alksnāja Street, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2016 High Days in Alksnāja Street, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2013 The Museum Chooses. Acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Art in 2012, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia.
2012 Autumn, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2011 Is it that he does not seek the truth, but does want to influence?, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia.
2011 Midsummer and the Time After, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia
2011 By The Amber Sea, Latvian Art Museum, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia*
2011 Portraits and Self-Portraits of Artists, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia
2011 Seasons in Painting, Rietumu Bank, Capital Centre Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia
2003 Women Paint Women, Gdansk, Poland
2002 Latvian Art. 20th Century, Zvolle City Museum, Zvolle, Netherlands
1997 Latvian Contemporary Art, Grande Salle de l’Aubette, Strasbourg, France*
1996 Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
1994 Group exhibition, Morphy Gallery, Limassol, Cyprus
1990 1st All-Latvian Art Exhibition, State Museum of Art, Latvian Museum of Foreign Art, Museum of Art Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
1989 Post-Traditionalism, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
1989 Contemporary Soviet Painting from Riga, Edward Nahamkin Gallery, New York, USA
1989 Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania


Museum of the Artists’ Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia


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