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Tanel Veenre – Sapņu karaliste

“Es ticu laumiņām, fantāzijai un bezgalīgai iztēlei. Un es zinu, ka es neesmu viens. Šie dārgakmeņi ir atslēga uz iekšējo paradīzi, sapņu karalisti.” Tanel Veenre Tanel Veenre rotas ir sapņains un rotaļīgs Igaunijas modes rotaslietu zīmols. Sauklis “sapņu karaliste” ietver tīro būtību kas ir Tanel Veenre rotas, tas ir vilinājums ticēt laumiņām un brīnumiem, spārnotiem jūraszirdziņiem un ogām, kas apklātas ar kosmiskiem putekļiem, kā ilgi aizmirstas atmiņas no paradīzes dārziem. Pārdomāts krāsu pieskāriens, emocionāla izpratne un augsta kvalitāte ir ļoti svarīgi Tanel Veenre etosa elementi. Ar katru rotu Tanel Veenre tver zemapziņas brīnumu, kas reprezentē nelielu fragmentu no valkātāja personīgās pasakas. Tās ir rotas, kas mudina jūs aizmirst ikdienas dzīves pelēcīgumu un sapņot spilgtās krāsās. Tanel Veenre rotu gara dzīvnieks ir kronēts, spārnots jūraszirdziņš – maģiskā jūras būtne no TVJ mitoloģijas. Tanel Veenre rotu krāsu palete ir neierobežota. Vieglas gradācijas un neparastas krāsu kombinācijas šo drosmīgo un izdomāto Igaunijas mākslas rotu līniju atšķir no citiem mūsdienu dizaineriem. Drosmīgi un spilgti, šīs rotas sniedz lielu ziņojumu, bet sver tikai 2-3 gramus. Tanel Veenre nebaidās izmantot drosmīgu dārgmetālu un dārgakmeņu kombinācijas kopā ar novatoriskiem materiāliem. Šī dizaina alķīmija ir ražojusi vairākus no tā vislabāk pārdotajiem priekšmetiem, piemēram, auskari “Ogas” vai “Paradīzes augļi”, […]

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Māris Auniņš CV

(1949) Latvia   Education 1980    Tallinn State Applied Art Institute, Department of Metal art and Design 1975    Riga Secondary School of Applied Arts, Department of Metal Design   Exhibits since 1978 Group exhibitions in Latvia, Estonia, USA, Germany, France, UK, Denmark   Member of Latvia Artists’ Union since 1981   Works in public collections Decorative Art and Design Museum, Riga, Latvia Museum of the Artists’ Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia Works in private collections in USA, Denmark, France, Estonia, Italy, Japan, Germany and Latvia

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Guntis Lauders CV

Born 31.05.1965 Riga Latvia   e-mail: lauders@lauders.lv Web: www.lauders.lv   Education: 2005 MA degree from the Latvian Art Academy 1987 – 1992  Tallinn Art University 1981- 1985   Riga School of Applied Art   Prizes awarded 1998   Best jewelry designer of the year, prize of the Riga City Council Riga in Contemporary Art 1995   1st prize, Collection “Mirrors”, ARTGenda -96, project HAUS in Copenhagen 1991   1st prize, Triennial of Applied Art, Tallinn, Estonia   Affiliation with professional organizations: Since 1993 – member of Latvian Artists’ Union     Solo exhibitions:   2014   Gallery”Unikat”,Hamburg,Germany 2013   Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2012   Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2011   Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg Germany 2010   Gallery “Putti”,exhibition “In search for the lost court” Riga,Latvia Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2009   Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2008   Gallery”A” Tallinn,Estonia Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany   2007   Gallery”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2006   Gallery “Unikat”, Hamburg, Germany 2005   Gallery “Putti”, exhibition “5”Riga,Latvia Gallery “Unikat”, Hamburg, Germany 2004   Gallery “Unikat”, Hamburg, Germany Gallery “Putti”, Riga,Latvia 2003     Gallery “Unikat”, Hamburg, Germany Gallery”Spritzenhaus,” Wennigsen,Germany Gallery im Schloss, Sommerhausen, Germany Gallery „Daugava,“exhibition”Bright red”Riga, Latvia 2002   Gallery ”Putti’’, exhibition “Four directions”Riga,Latvia               Gallery ”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany 2001    Gallery ”Unikat”, Hamburg,Germany Gallery ”A” ,Tallinn,Estonia 2000    Gallery “Am Schloss”, Sommerhaeusen, Germany Gallery “A”, Tallinn, Estonia Gallery “Putti,exhibition”Me and You” Riga, Latvia 1999   Gallery “Unikat”, […]

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Andris Lauders CV

ANDRIS LAUDERS (1961) Latvia 1976–1980      Riga Secondary School of Applied Arts, Department of Metal Design 1980–1985      Tallinn State Applied Art Institute, Department of Metal Design   Awards 1996 1st prize, the Fabergé Award for silver work collection at the international jewellery exhibition, St. Petersburg, Russia   Member of Latvia Artists’ Union since 1986   Exhibits since 1985 Solo exhibitions in Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Germany, Russia, Spain   Works in private collections in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Luxembourg, USA

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Once upon a time in My West /Felieke van der Leest/

Like a lot of artists I do not like to explain my work too much. I prefer the people to make their own story to each work. By telling my stories or thoughts I make it more difficult for the viewer to come up with their own stories. Mostly people look through so many kinds of glasses that they see more things in my work than I can imagine. But as a viewer myself I understand also that it is very interesting, even sometimes necessary, to know  the stories the artist has about his/her works. Slides from the lecture at The Art Academy Of Latvia are available on Slideshare Title: “Once upon a time……” that is mostly the first sentence of a European/American fairy tale. “My West” is my personal interpretation of the stories of the Wild West (cowboys and the Indians in Northern America) “My West” is also one letter difference and just a play with the name of a very famous American actress “Mae West”, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mae_West Crazy Horse : this title has nothing to do with the real Crazy Horse (the native American Indian man who was a leader of the Lakota tribe.) This horse is  a crazy […]

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Felieke van der Leest CV

16-07-1968, Emmen, the Netherlands Since 2008 Living and working in Norway Education 1991/1996 – Art Academy “Gerrit Rietveld“, Jewelry Department, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 1986/1991 – Technical School for Gold- and Silversmithing, Schoonhoven, the Netherlands Solo Exhibitions (selection from 2005) 2013 Galerie Stühler, Unforgettable Stories, Berlin, Germany 2012 Gallery Deux Poissons, Once Upon a time on My West (part 1 & 2), Tokyo, Japan 2012 Galerie Rob Koudijs, Once Upon a time on My West (part 2), Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2011 Galerie Rob Koudijs, Once Upon a time on My West (part 1), Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2010 West Norway Museum of Decorative Art, Smykkesirkus/Jewellery Circus, Bergen, Norway 2009 Gallery Deux Poissons, F.I.B.S. (Festival International des Bêtes Sportives), Tokyo, Japan 2009 Harbour Front Centre, It’s a Beastly World after all, Toronto, Canada 2008 Galerie Rob Koudijs, F.I.B.S. (Festival International des Bêtes Sportives), Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2007 Gallery Deux Poissons, Animalia, Tokyo, Japan 2006 Mima, Animal Fables, Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough, England 2006 Louise Smit Gallery, Jewellery Fables, Art Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2005 Dutch Textile Museum, Ostriches in Love, the wonderful jewellery of Felieke van der Leest, Tilburg, the Netherlands Group Exhibitions (selection from) 2013 New Jewelry Associations, Sense of Wonderwork, WAKO Hall, Tokyo, […]

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Nikolai Balabin CV

 www.nikolai.balabin.net Born: 1955, Leningrad, USSR  ART EDUCATION 1994-96                College diploma of jewellery and stonework design, College of Crafts and Design, Lappeenranta, Finland 1985-91                Academy of Fine Arts, Faculty of Architecture, Leningrad, Soviet Union 1980-81 Jewellery studio of Tatiana Alekseeva, Leningrad, Soviet Union                                                                 WORKING since 1997           designer-maker, jewellery artist   OTHER ACTIVITIES 2010       juror and lecturer: International Competition for Young Jewelers “Image and Form”, St.Petersburg 2005       juror: International Competition for Young Jewelers “Image and Form”, St.Petersburg 2005       curator: selection of russian contemporary jewellery for the exhibition Everyday Aesthetics, Art Museum of Kouvola, Finland 2004       curator:  Russian Jewellery Art, group exhibition, Gallery Rantapaja, Lappeenranta, Finland 2003       exhibition architector: proKoru, contemporary finnish jewellery, Craft Museum, Lappeenranta   SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2012       Ornament, The Russian Ethnographic Museum, St.-Petersburg, Russia 2012       Collected Tales (with Melitina Balabin), A-Galerii, Tallinn, Estonia 2010       Random Processes, The Russian Ethnographic Museum, St.-Petersburg, Russia 2010       Promenade, Gallery Uusikuva, Kotka, Finland 2009       My Park, Masters’ Guild Art Gallery, St.-Petersburg, Russia 2008       My Park (with Melitina Balabin), Gallery Iron Inc., Copenhagen, Denmark 2008       The Artists O Association’s Artist of The Month, Design Museum, Helsinki 2007       Park (with Melitina Balabin), Gallery Norsu, Helsinki, […]

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Viktoria Münzker CV

Date of birth:     31.01.1978 Place of birth:    Bratislava, Slovakia Study: 1992-1996 at secondary grammar school Bratislava 2001-2007 at Academy of fine arts and design Bratislava, department jewellery      (Prof. Karol Weisslechner) 2005  Bachelor graduation at AFAD Bratislava, department jewellery 2007  Magisterial graduation at AFAD Bratislava, department jewellery   From 2009 at STOSSIMHIMMEL, Studio for contemporary jewelry, Vienna, Austria. From 2011 self-employment jewelry artist.   Exhibitions:         2004 “Spy eye”, jewellery exhibition at gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia 2004 “Jewellery is not only to ornament”, Design centre, Brno, Czech Republic 2005 Jewellery exhibition at Slovak Institute in Prague, Czech Republic 2005 Jewellery exhibition in Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic 2006 5.International enamel competition at Beskyd museum, Frydek Mistek, Czech Republic 2006 Jewellery exhibition at Art-gallery in Nove Zamky, Slovakia 2007 Exhibition of Graduation works AFAD, House of Culture Bratislava, Slovakia 2007 “Wearable” jewellery and fashion design exhibition, Satelit gallery Bratislava, Slovakia 2007 International Graduation show 2007, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Holland 2007 “Designblok” , Gallery “U prstenu”, Prague, Czech Republic 2008 Jewellery Refined, Nacogdoches, Texas 2008 Jewellery exhibition Czech/Slovak, Czech Centre, Bratislava, Slovakia 2008 “Golden Folder”, jewelry exhibition Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia 2008  New Traditional Jewellery, Sieraad Art fair, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam, Niederlande […]

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Valdis Brože

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Born on June , 1974 in Riga, Latvia  Education 2000 – Master of Arts

Latvian Art Academy, Department of Visual Communication 1996 – 2000 Bachelor of Arts Latvian Art Academy, Department of Visual Communication Latvian Art Academy, Department of Metal Design Riga’s School of Applied Arts, Department of Metal Design   Exhibitions 2012 One man show “Thin, Thin”, gallery “Putti”, Riga, Latvia 2011 Group show “ Seven”, gallery “One Tventyeight”, New York, USA 2011 Group show , gallery “ Freiraum 117” , Munich, Germany 2011 Group show  gallery ”Putti” , Oslo, Norway 2010 Group show ”Sniega sajuta”, gallery „Putti”, Riga, Latvia 2010 Scope, Basel 2010 Group show “Gornij hrustal” , st . Petersburg 2009 Group show “Kalnu kristals”, gallery „Putti”, Riga, Latvia 2009 Art Expo, New York 2009 Group show gallery Freiraum117, Munich, Germany 2008 Group show  “ More”,st . Petersburg 2008 One man show  „Ekstra”, gallery „Putti”, Riga, Latvia

 2007 Group show gallery Freiraum117, Munich, Germany 2007Art International Zurich 2007 One man show „Transformācija”, gallery „Putti”, Riga, Latvia 2006 International Art Fair “Art Bodensee”, Austria; 2006 One man show , gallery “Putti”, “Personalizstade Nr 3”, Riga, Latvija 2005 One man show , gallery „Karousell”, Riga , Latvia 2005 International Art Fair “Antiques […]

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Sara Gackowska CV

1987 / Skwierzyna / Poland Education: 2011-2013  M. A.  Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk / Industrial Design/ Poland 2012  Saimaa University of Applied Sciences/ Jewellery art/ Imatra/ Finland 2007-2011  B. A. Koszalin University of Technology / Design Institute/ Industrial Design/ PL 2009-2010  Saimaa University of Applied Sciences/ Jewellery art/  Imatra, Finland 2011  Design Management/ Koszalin University of Technology  / Poland Exibitions: 2013  Group exhibition / Gallery Maruni/ Kobe /Japan 2013  REVOLT / XXII Legnica International Jewellery Competition/ Legnica/ Poland 2013  THIS END UP/ SNAG / Toronto /Canada 2012  Baltic  Amber Festiwal/ Hong Kong / China 2012  TALENTE/  Handwerk & Design at Internationale Handwerkmesse/ Munich/ Germany 2012  Amberif Design Award/ International Fairs AMBERIF/  Gdańsk/ Poland 2012  RITUAL/ XXI Legnica International Jewellery Competition/ Legnica/ Poland 2011  SEXY/ XXth Legnica International Jewellery Competition/ Legnica/ Poland 2010  Stone Matters II/ Sieraad International Jewellery Art Fair/ Amsterdam/ Netherlands 2010  Stone Matters I/ Inhorgenta Europe-International Trade Fair/ Munich/ Germany 2009  Green/ students exibitions, Taidemuseo / Imatra/ Finland   Seminars/ Workshops: 2012  Koru IV/ Symposium/ Imatra/ Finland 2012  Lahti  Korut /Jewelry Seminar/ World Design Capital Helsinki / Finland 2010  New Folk Design/ workshops (company W.KRUK)/ Poznań/ Poland 2009  Skill, THINK TANK / Helsinki/ Finland 2009  Jewellery in […]

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Pawel Kaczynski CV

Born  in 1967 in Warsaw. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts. W³. Strzeminski in Lodz. He designs jewellery since 1990. A member of the the Polish Association of Sculptors since 1992. Since 1995 the member of the Goldsmithing Artists’ Association (STFZ). From many fields of art which he deal with, the jewellery became a leading direction of his creative realization.He participated in over a hundred exhibitions and competitions of jewelry in Poland and abroad. In recent years, also as a member of the jury. A one of five authors of Artistic Group “Six” supporting the idea of creating unique jewellery (since 2001 more than twenty exhibitions in Poland and the United Kingdom,Sweden and Austria) His works are located in the Amber Museum in Kaliningrad-Russia, the Jewellery Museum in Kazimierz Dolny, the “Amber Museum” in Gdańsk and in many private collections and galleries worldwide. Awards: – National Exhibition of Jewellery SILVER TOP”Towards Japan”- Warszawa 1998 honourable mention; – “DESIGN” contest of a monthly magazine Watches & Jewellery, Fairs”Gold,Silver,Time” Warsaw 2002-laureate; – National Exhibition of Jewellery “Presentations 2004”, Jewellery Fairs “Gold,Silver,Time” Warsaw 2004 3rd position; – National Exhibition of Jewellery “Presentations 2004”, Jewellery Fairs “G.S.T.” Warsaw 2004 STANKO Gallery prize; – […]

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Nataša Grandovec CV

Born: 4.4. 1973 in Slovenia Education: 1998-2000 Higher National Diploma/ London Metropolitan University 2000-2002 BA in Fine Arts/ Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Canada Present: I live and work in Maribor, Slovenia. I work in my own jewellery studio.   Exhibitions: 1998: » Between 2 fires«, Maribor/ Galeria Latobia, Ljubljana 2000: New Designers Show, London/ Break 21, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2002: BIO, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2003: Compilation, Art Gallery, Maribor/ Kud France Prešeren, Ljubljana/ Gallery              Kodre, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2004:Gallery Abruni, Maribor, SLO/ BIO, Ljubljana, SLO/Art Gallery Maribor, Slovenia 2005:Kibla, Maribor, SLO/ Gallery Kodre, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2006: Stardust, Monfalcone, Italy 2007: Museum of Maribor, SLO/ New Space Gallery, Italy; 2008: Gallery Premzl, Maribor, SLO/ Filorosso, Mugia, Italy/ Gallery Tergesteo, Italy 2009: Terra di Mezzo, Pescara, Italy/ Fame d’amore, Italy/ Design Assembly, Graz, Austria/ Pezzi di luna, Padova, Italy/ Gallery Kresija, Ljubljana, SLO 2010: Pezzi di luna, Muggia, Italy/ Suave 4, Madrid, Spain/ Design Assembly, Graz, Austria/ Gesti e Sapori, Trieste, Italy/ Pezzi di luna3, Maribor, SLO 2011: Škrabčeva house, SLO/ Design Assembly, Graz/Austria, Cominelli foundation award, San felice del Benaco, Italy; Gallery Kodre, Ljubljana, SLO; »Secrets«, EKTC Betnava, Maribor, SLO. 2012: Natural history Museum Ljubljana, SLO. Filorosso, Muggia, Italy. 2013: Filorosso, […]

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