2009–2012 Latvian Academy of Art, Department of Visual Communication, MG
2007 University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover,
Department of photography
2005 – 2009 Latvian Academy of Art, Department of Visual Communication: BA
2001 – 2005 Riga Design and Art school, Department of Environmental design


2015 freelance photographer
2011 internship in photo agency F.A.Ceser / Germany
2011 internship in post production company The Scope / Germany
2007 – 2014 Photographer in photoagency F64


2013 Sony World Photography Awards 2013, 2nd place in architecture category
2012 winner of Archifoto Award 2012
2011 residency grant in Contemporary Art center CEAAC. Strasbourg, France
2010 / 2011 ESF scholarship for Master studies in Latvian Academy of Art


2014 Territory, Abbayes-aux-Dames, Festival Les Boréales, France
2013 LARP, Kaunas Photo festival, Meno Parkas Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2012 “Stones” Madona Museum of Local Studies and Art, Madona, Latvia
2012 “Stones” Contemporary Art center CEAAC. Strasbourg, France
2011 “LARP” Cēsis Contemporary Art Festival. Cēsis, Latvia
2011 “LARP” KIM? Contemporary Art Centre. Riga, Latvia
2010 “SALE” KIM? Contemporary Art Centre. Riga, Latvia


2015 Latvian Art Month, Art Hub, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2015 Latvian Landscape, Mark Rothko art centre, Daugavpils
2014 IV Artishok Biennale "A+B=AB14", Rīga, Latvija
2014 Sense of Place, Prospektos Gallery, Vilnius
2014 Power & Play, De Markten, 5th Brussels Biennale for Contemporary Photography "Summer of Photography 2014", Brussels, Belgium

nah-fern, Starnberg Am See, Germany

2014 Abroad. Case 2, Mūkusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia
2013 Sense of Place, AusstellungsHalle 1A, Frankfurt, Germany
2013 Sale, Tukums Art Museum, Tukums, Latvia
2012 “ARCHIFOTO Exhibition” La Chambre gallery, Strasbourg, France
2012 “Territory”, “Visual narratives: European borderlines”,
Festival Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
2012 „Portucale” Latvia’s Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia
2012 “Annual reward of photography of “Diena” 2011.
100 best works” Riga Art Space. Riga, Latvia
2011 15th Tallinn Print Triennial. Tallin, Estonia
2010 Singapore International Photography Festival 2010. Singapore
2008 First Place in “2Annas Fotofabrique”. Riga, Latvia
2004 “Paper in Space”. Grand Prix MAP paper. Riga, Latvia
2003 “12”. KF KM State Center of Photography. Moscow, Russia 2006


Le Monde, Esquire, New York Times, Financial Times, Forbes, Spiegel, Hohe Luft, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine, FK Latvian Photography Yearbook, The British Journal of Photography

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