DAIGA KRŪZE
Born 1980, Bauska, Latvia
Education
2002-2004
Latvian Academy of Art, Painting Department, MA
1998-2002
Latvian Academy of Art, Restoration Department, BA
1992-1998
Janis Rozentāls Riga Secondary Art School
Solo exhibitions
2011
"Sound Segment", Gallery Tifāna, Riga, Latvia
"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, Gymnasium of Valmiera, Latvia
2006
"Must Go for a Walk", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
"Silver, Gold, Plasticine" (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga, Latvia
"Summer in Valle", Amtmanis Briedītis Museum, Valle, Latvia
"At Seven o'clock", Gallery Pedants, Riga, Latvia
2004
"100% Disappointment" (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga, Latvia
Selected Group exhibitions
2011
"Is it that he does not seek the truth, but does want to influence?", Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
"Tides of Change. New Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania", HangART-7, Salzburg, Austria
"Point Zero", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
2010
"I Die (I Live)", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
"Survival Kit 2", special venue, Riga, Latvia
2009
"Résidences Croisées", CEEAC Gallery, Strasbourg, France
"Moving lines", Gallery Artforum, Offenburg, Germany
"Cleanliness", Creative Space "Tasty", Riga, Latvia
"Group of Five", Community Theatre and Art Centre, Dubai, UAE
"Underground Tournament", Gallery 21, Riga, Latvia
2008
"Squirrel", Café "Squirrel", Kuldīga, Latvia
"Souvenir", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
2007
"Sub rosa", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
"Autumn 2007", Central Post Building, Riga, Latvia
"Centro Periferia", International Competition, Rome, Italy
"Candy Bomber. The Young in Latvian Painting", Latvian National Museum of Art Exhibition Hall "Arsenāls", Riga, Latvia
"Painting on Wood", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
2006
"Autumn 2005", Riga, Latvia
"Plein Air Show", Jonava Art Gallery, Jonava, Lithuania
"Autumn 2006", Railway Museum, Riga, Latvia
2005
"New Figural Language", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
"Alter Ego", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
"Etonnante Academie" during the Latvian exposition
"Surprising Latvia", Saint Etienne, France
"Objects. Painting on Wood. Postcards", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
2004
"Paintings", European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
"Autumn 2004", State Museum of Art Exhibition Hall "Arsenāls", Riga, Latvia
"Border", Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
Awards
2008
Nomination for Vilhelms Purvītis Award
2007
Exhibition of young Latvian painters "Candy Bomber" Award
2006
Annual Latvian Artists Union exhibition "Autumn 2006" Award
2005
Culture magazine "Forums" Award Gallery M6 Award Gallery Pedants Award 2004 Art Magazine "Studija" Prize Culture Capital Foundation / Artists' Union of Latvia Award of Debut of the Year Unibanka Award
2004
Art Magazine "Studija" Prize Culture Capital Foundation / Artists' Union of Latvia Award of Debut of the Year Unibanka Award
Residencies and workshops
2010
Nida Plein Air, Lihuania Sveicarija Plein Air, Lithuania
2007
Arctic Week, Kakslauttanen, Finland Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2006
Jonava Plein Air, Lithuania Works in Latvian National Museum of Art and private collections