Verners Lazdans

Verners Lazdans

Born on August 9, 1965, in Riga, Latvia.

EDUCATION

2008   Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Painting,
    Master of Arts degree in the Humanities
1997   Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Design,
Bachelor of Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019   Personal code, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia
2017   Tomorrow Isn’t Promised, Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2014   Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2012   Nativus, Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia (catalogue)
2009   Neighbors, Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2008   The Human Pepper, Alma Gallery,
Riga, Latvia (catalogue)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019   Fear Not
Zuzāns Collection Exhibition about the Uncanny, Riga, Latvia
2015   Captive Beauty in Miniature
Māksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2014   START 2014, Alma Gallery exposition,
 Saatchi Gallery, London
2013   The Museum Chooses.
Acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Art in 2012
    Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
    Creanature, Kaunas, Lithuania
2011   Lithographers VIII, Māksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia
    The Playful Eight, Latvian artists’ exhibition, One Twentyeight Gallery, New York
2010   Rudens. Recycle. Process,
Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia
    Exhibition #2, the Museum of Everything, a Festival of Independents
    No soul for sale, Tate Modern Gallery, London
2009   Form. Color. Line. Academy students’ thesis exhibition.
    Riga city exhibition hall Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
2008   Autumn 080808, I’m Georgian!
    Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia
2003   Autumn 2003,
    State Museums of Art Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia
2002   Art Days 2002, Riga, Latvia
1999   I. Zariņ’š Creative Studio annual exhibition,
    Bastejs Gallery, Riga, Latvia

RESIDENCIES, AWARDS

2012     Nomination for Purvitis Award (Solo Show Nativus at Alma Gallery)

2013     Residency: Creanature, Salakas, Lithuania

2010     Workshop AIZ – artist’s residency, Aizpute, Latvia

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

The Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia

Works held in private collections in Latvia, Sweden and Denmark.

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