Juris Petraškevičs
 A lovely autumn evening in Ziemeļvidzeme. 2011. Digital print, 75x100 The Bird. 2011. Acrylic on cardboard, 48x60 
  Layers IV (Untitled). 2003. Acrylic on canvas, 55x70 Layers XIII (Untitled). 2003. Acrylic on canvas. 60x80 
  Illustration for book Sister and Brother. 2006 Illustration for book Sister and Brother. 2006 
  Meeting in the Underworld. 1990. Mezzotint, drypoint, 18x20 Untitled. 2000. Intaglio, 19x20 
  Untitled. 2010. Digital print, silicon, tissue paper, 40x32 Untitled. 2010. Digital print, silicon, tissue paper, 40x32 

Juris Petraškevičs

Born on May 25, 1953, in Riga, Latvia.

2011 Chevrolet Europe, Chevrolet competition, jury member
2010 U.S. Cultural Days brand, member of the jury, the competition organized by Embassy of U.S. in Latvia
2010 Ikšķile city’s 800th anniversary brand’s competition, jury member
2009 Contemporary graphics exhibition Metabolism, curator, the compiler of the exhibition catalog, the Latvian National Museum of Art
2009 Chevrolet Europe competition Young? Creative? Chevrolet!, jury member
2008 Graphic exhibition Plan B curator, Talsi Museum of Art Exhibition Hall
2008 Animated film Sister and brother in the studio Dauka, nominated for the Grand Prize Kristaps
2007 Latvian Academy of Arts, Associate Professor, Department of Graphics
2005 Latvian Bank coin January 1991 dedicated to the Latvian Barricades, the nomination The Best Coin
2005 Copyright and Communication Consulting Agency / Latvian Authors’ Association (AKKA / LAA) Board member
2004–2007 Associate professor, Latvian Academy of Arts, Graphics Department
2004 The Tallinn Print Triennial, Latvian curator of the exhibition, together with Guntars Sietiņš
2004 World Coin News and Krause Publications, Inc. in the 2004 Coin of the Year competition has named 1 lats silver coin Destiny (2002) from serie Roots as the Most Artistic Coin in the World
2003 Master of Arts
2003 The Great Folklore Award 2003 for the book Masters. Applied Art in Latvia in turn of 20-21 Centuries
2002 Awarded with the Diploma of Lavian Culture Ministry as book designer
2001 Awarded as the best book designer of the year in Latvia
2001 Animation film The Unusual Rigans was awarded by the Latvian National Cinema Prize The Great Kristaps
1998 Animation film The Sleeping Train was awarded by the Latvian National Cinema Prize The Great Kristaps
1972–1978 Graphic department of Latvian Art Academy
1968–1972 Applied Art school in Riga
1998 Art director of Publishing House Neputns
1999 Lector in Graphic department of Latvian Art Academy
1991–1993 President of Latvian Artists Union
1989–1991 Vice-president of Latvian Artists Union
1982–1987 Art editor in Publishing House Liesma
1978–1981 Lector in Architect department of Technical University in Riga
1972 Starts participating in exhibitions


2012 Toys and games. Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2004 Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.*
2003 Gallery Valge maja, Tartu, Estonia.
2002 Tyholmen Gallery, Arendal, Norway.
2002 Gallery S, Norway.
1998 Gallery Asuna, Riga, Latvia.
1997 Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia.
1996 Gallery Asuna, Riga, Latvia.
1995 Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia.
1994 Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia.
1994 Gallery 101, Kristiansend, Norway.
1993 Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia.
1993 Gallery G&G, Riga, Latvia.
1992 Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia.
1991 F-15 Gallery, Moss, Norway.
1991 Oslo Kunstforeining, Norway.
1991 Tyholmen Gallery, Arendal, Norway.
1991 Musée de Rops, Belgium.
1991 Gallery Larbitrare, Goux, France.
1991 Gallery Kolonna, Riga, Latvia.
1990 Musée de Rops, Namure, Belgium.


2012 Time of the Mezzotint, exhibition hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia.
2011 Is it that he does not seek the truth, but does want to influence?, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia.
2011 Portraits and Self-Portraits of Artists, gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2010 Portrait Exhibition, Madona Museum of Art, Madona, Latvia.
2010 Valmiera Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia.
2010 Figure, gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2009 An artist. Portrait. Self-Portrait, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia.
2009 Contemporary Graphic Exhibition Metabolism, LNMA, Riga, Latvia.
2008 Latvian children’s book illustration exhibition mesa, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2007 Slices of Time, Museum of Ēriks Adamsons, Tallin, Estonia.
2006 Power and Man, galerija Novas, London, UK.
2006 Metabolism, gallery KMāksla?, Liepaja, Latvia.
2006 Art on Paper, Riga gallery, Riga, Latvia.
2006 Now Art, Now future, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2005 Latvian art of the 20th century’s second half, LNMA, Riga, Latvia.
2003 Banknotes, Riga gallery, Riga, Latvia.
2002 Satiksme, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia.
2000 Baltic un Danish artists exhibition X-centrum. Pilsner, Czech Republic.
2000 Gallery NB Easter exhibition, Viborg, Denmark.
2000 Gallery NB, Summer exhibition, Viborg, Denmark.
2000 Massmanska Kvarnet Exhibition Hall, Ronneby, Sweden.


The Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia.
Estonian National Library of Children’s Literature Centre, Riga, Latvia.
The Latvian National Library, Riga, Latvia.
Private collections.


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