INGA MELDERE
Born 1979, Kuldīga, Latvia
Education
2005–2007
Latvian Academy of Art, Restoration Department, MA
2001–2005
Latvian Academy of Art, Restoration Department, BA
Solo exhibitions
2011
"Enough is Enough" together with Mikko Hitz (FI) Temnikova & Kasela Transcending Gallery & Project Space, Tallinn, Estonia
"Offset", Gallery Māksla XO, Riga, Latvia
2010
"Unwritten", kim? space, FK gallery, Riga, Latvia
Experimental project "Museum", "Survival Kit 2", Berga Bazārs, Riga, Latvia
"A Right to Desire", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
"Polite Diplomacy", Ventspils, Latvia
2009
"Housewives", Gallery "PārDaugava", Riga, Latvia
2008
"Breathing – Space", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
2007
"Health Resort", Gallery Leduspagrabs, Gymnasium of Valmiera, Latvia
Selected Group exhibitions
2011
"Tides of Change. New Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania", HangART-7, Salzburg, Austria
"FAX", South London Gallery, London, UK
"Résidences Croisées", CEEAC gallery, Strasbourg, France
"Point Zero", Art Centre Totaldobže, Riga, Latvia
2010
"Mother of Wind", HFBK gallery, Hamburg, Germany
"False Recognition", 14th Vilnius Painting Triennial, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
"We Are Fine", ArtDepoo Gallery, Tallinn; Estonia
2010
14th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2009
"Moving Lines", Gallery "ARTforum", Offenburg, Germany
"Wonderful Journey", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
2008
"Solitude", Neue Kunstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany
2007
"Candy Bomber. The Young in the Latvian Painting", Latvian National Museum of Art Exhibition Hall "Arsenāls", Riga, Latvia
Münchner Künstlerhaus-Stiftung "Golden Kentaur Journey" Münchner
2006
"Plein Air Show", Jonava Art Gallery, Jonava, Lithuania
2004
"Florence", impressions of creative artistic trip to Italy, Latvian Academy of Art, Riga, Latvia
2003
"Hansa Zeit", Wesel, Germany
Curatorial experience, awards, study trips
2011
Residency in Centre Europeen d`Actions Artistiques Conteporaines
2010
Exhibition of young Latvian painters "Candy Bomber" Award
2009
"Gas" group exhibition; Old Gas Storage in Kuldīga, Kuldīga, Latvia
2009
Mecklenburg/Western Pomeranian scholarship in Künstlerhaus Ahrenshoop, Germany
2008
"Souvenir", VEF factory, Riga, Latvia
2007
Brederlo Family Award (Germany) for curating of exhibition "Restoration in Other Way"
Work experience
2008–2011
lecturer of contemporary art conservation at the LatvianAcademy of Art
Works in Collections
Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
Private collections in Belgium, Austria, Estonia, Russia, Latvia