© Daiga Krūze, 2017

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  1. Born in 1980, Bauska, Latvia
    Currently lives and works in Riga


    2004 Art Academy of Latvia, Painting Department, MA
    2002 Art Academy of Latvia, Restauration Department, BA
    1998 Janis Rozentals` Riga Art Secondary School

    Selected solo shows:

    2016 Movement, Marc Chagall Exhibition Hall, Vitebsk, Belarus
    2016 Paintings in gallery ALMA, Riga, Latvia
    2015 Exercise - Greeting from Sun, Theatre "Juras varti", Ventspils, Latvia
    2014 Measuring space, gallery Tifana, Riga, Latvia
    2013 Hideout, gallery ALMA, Riga, Latvia
    2012 The Ball, (with Inga Meldere), Kalnciema gallery, Riga, Latvia
    2011 Sound Segment, gallery Tifana, Riga, Latvia
    2011 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, Valmiera, Latvia
    2006 Must Go for a Walk, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2006 Silver, Gold, Plasticine, (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga
    2006 Summer in Valle, Amtmanis Brieditis museum, Valle, Latvia
    2006 At Seven o‘clock, gallery Pedants, Riga, Latvia
    2004 100% disappointment, (with Krišs Salmanis), special venue, Riga

    Selected group exhibitions:

    2016 Omega 3, in Mooste, Estonia
    2015 wall painting in Zagare Milk factory, Lithuania
    2014 Latvian Contemporary Painting, Rotko Art Center in Daugavpils, Latvia
    2014 group show in Preili, Latvia
    2013 Latvian Latitude, Gluckstadt, Germany
    2013 Survival Kit 5, Riga, Latvia
    2013 Duets Nr.7, together with Ilze Strekavina, Tukums Art Museum, Latvia
    2012 participating in contemporary art festival „Art Stays 2012“, Ptuj, Slovenia
    2012 Exchange, akku, Emmen, Switzerland
    2012 Important Contemporary Artists of Latvia, exhibition shown in New York/ Washington/ Chicago, USA
    2011 Is it that he does not seek the truth, but does want to influence?, Riga Art Space, Latvia
    2011 Balticum "Tides of Changes", Hangar 7, Salzburg, Austria
    2011 Point Zero, VEF, Riga, Latvia
    2010 Experimental Station Laimdota, special venue, Cēsis, Latvia (curator)
    2010 I Die (I Live), VEF, Riga, Latvia
    2010 Survival Kit 2, special venue, Riga, Latvia
    2009 Residences Croisees, CEAAC, Strasbourg, France
    2009 Moving lines, gallery Artforum, Offenburg, Germany
    2009 Cleanliness, creative space Tasty, Riga, Latvia
    2009 Group of Five, Community Theatre and Art Centre, Dubai, UAE
    2009 Underground Tournament, gallery 21, Riga, Latvia
    2008 Squirrel, special venue, Kuldiga, Latvia
    2008 Souvenir, VEF, Riga, Latvia
    2007 Sub rosa, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2007 Autumn 2007, Riga, Latvia
    2007 Centro Periferia, International competition, Rome, Italy
    2007 Candy Bomber, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
    2007 Painting on wood, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2006 Plain aire show, Jonava art gallery, Lithuania
    2006 Autumn 2006, Railway museum, Riga, Latvia
    2005 New Figural Language, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2005 Alter ego, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2005 Etonnante Academie, Saint Etienne, France
    2005 Objects. Painting on Wood. Postcards, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2004 Paintings, European Comission, Brussels, Belgium
    2004 Autumn 2004, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
    2004 Border, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
    2003 Retrospecive, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
    2003 6th Small Form Art Exhibition, gallery Rīga, Riga, Latvia
    2003 Autumn 2003, Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
    2002 Watersupply, Pedvāle open-air museum, Latvia
    2001 Fireland, Pedvāle open-air museum, Latvia

    Awards and Nominations:

    2016 Nomination for Purvitis Award
    2016 Nomination for "Kilogram Culture"
    2014 Diena award in Culture
    2008 Nomination for Purvitis Award
    2007 Exibition of young Latvian painters “Candy Bomber” award
    2006 Annual Latvian Artists Union exibition “Autumn 2006” award
    2005 Culture magazine Forums award
    2005 Gallery M6 award
    2005 Gallery Pedants award
    2004 Art magazine Studija prize
    2004 Culture Capital Fond / Latvian Artists Union award Debut of the Year
    2004 Unibanka award

    Residencies and workshops:

    2013 HIAP residency in Helsinki, Finland
    2010 Nida Plain aire, Lihuania
    2010 Sveicarija Plain aire, Lithuania
    2008 Kunststipendium Bremer Heimstiftung, Bremen, Germany
    2008 residence in CEAAC Srasbourg, France
    2007 Arctic Week, Kakslauttanen, Finland
    2007 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
    2006 Jonava Plain aire, Lithuania

    Works in collections:

    Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
    Private collections