The job of an artist is to feel, to notice, to perceive the externally invisible and to translate it for others – through words, colours, shapes, sounds, conversations... through any medium.
degree in art;
1977–1983 studies in the Art Academy of Latvia, departments of Environmental and Textile Art;
1971–1975 studies in Riga School of Design and Art (formerly RLMV), department of Fashion Design;
2010 – ICF – Coaching Development Ltd. certificate, accredited by the International Coach Federation, London, UK;
2016 – Additional knowledge and a passed test on heightened sensitivity:
In my art, I use textile, metal, glass and watercolours; I have
participated in around 50 group and personal exhibitions in Latvia and
abroad; my work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, The Artists Organization, the World Bank in Washington,
and in private collections.
Awards: The 8th International Textile Art Triennial, Lodz, Poland (1996) – Gold Medal, received scholarships of VKKF and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia .
I have worked as an interior designer, stylist, as well as a Composition teacher at the Riga Technical University, the Faculty of Architecture (2001–2006). I recieved a rich life, professional, and intercultural experience during the seven years I spent in London (2006–2013).
Other things important to me: I have raised two sons. Since 2004 I have been dancing Argentinian tango and meditating. I enjoy being with my family, gardening, swimming, driving a car.