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  1. 1979. born in Kuldiga, Latvia

    Currently based in Latvia


    1999 - 2003 BD in History of Arts, Art Academy of Latvia


    2018    Erik Kessels (NL ) How to make good out of mistakes

    2015    Jim Goldberg ( USA ) - Storytelling: Truth, Fiction & collage

    2014    Yurie Nagashima (JP) – Photography as a Subversive Tactic:Being the Other

    2014    Nico Baumgarten (DE) – Artist's Book Workshop

    2013    Teun van der Heijden ( NL ) - The Photobook: Going Beyond the Form

    2011-2012    Internation Documentary project: 'Visual narratives: European borderlines',

                     mentored by Vanessa Winship and George Georgiou

    2012    Christian Caujolle (FR) – Editing workshop: The Finishing Touches

    Solo shows

    2017  "Leaving the Paradise",  KKC gallery, Riga Photo Month, Latvia

    2007  "Different worlds" AG7 Gallery, Riga, Latvia

    Selected group shows

    2018    Latvian photographers in the Age of Unease / Scotiabank CONTACT Photography festival, Toronto, Canada

    2017  "Embraced by Paradise" / Art Forum, Liepaja, Latvia

               "Home", Batumi Photo Festival, Odesa, Ukrain

    2016   "Life in a bubble", OMEGA 3, Mooste, Estonia

    2015   "Latvian Landscape",  Mark Rothko Art Center Daugavpils, Latvia

    2014   "PRESS HOUSE", Hungarian Month of Photography, Hungary

                "KATRINA # 2", Ankor Photo Festival, Cambodia

    2013   "European borderlines : 'KATRINA' ", Nordic House Reykjavik, Iceland

    2012   " European borderlines : 'KATRINA' ", FotoLeggendo, Roma, Italy

               "European borderlines : 'KATRINA' ", Braga Photo Festival, Portugal

               "European borderlines : 'KATRINA' ", Bursa Photofest, Turkey

    2011   "Olympic Portraits", Moment, Tallin, Estonia

               "ISSP'11 Gala exhibition", Goethe Institute, Riga, Latvia

               "Memories of the Childhood",  Latvia's Museum of Photography

    2010   "Please Excuse the Mess", The Bay Salone, Los Angeles, US

               "Urban Poetry", VEF Factory, Riga, Latvia

               "I am dying - I am alive", VEF Factory, Survival kit # 2, Riga, Latvia

               "FOTO8 Summer Show",  Host Gallery, London, UK


    2011  European borderlines, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland

    2016  MoKs, Mooste, Estonia

    2017  Kuldiga Photography Residency, Kuldiga, Latvia



    2014   " PRESS HOUSE", self published








    BOOKS PRESS HOUSE / Self Published, 2014, Riga, Latvia