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  1. Curriculum vitae                                          


    Name:                        Patricija

    Surname:                   Brekte

    Date of birth:             May 25, 1981

    Place of birth:            Riga

    Nationality:                Latvian

    Sex:                           Female

    Address:                    Andrejostas street 4, Riga, LV-1045, Latvia

    Telephone:                +371 29704088

    E-mail:             ;

    Web page:      



    2004 – 2008     Master degree of Humanitarian Sciences in Painting Art, Art Academy of Latvia

    2000 – 2004     Bachelor of Humanitarian Sciences in Graphic Art, Art Academy of Latvia

    1992 – 1999     Janis Rozentals Art College, Riga

    1987 – 1992     2nd Secondary School, Riga


    Professional work experience:

    Member of the board of Art Studio „Peahen“ since 2007

    Member of Grafiken Hus, Mariefred, Sweden since 2005 

    Member of the Graphic Association of Latvia since 2005

    Creative curator of art exhibitions since 2005

    Member of the Artists Union of Latvia since 2003

    Contributing to exhibitions from 1997



    Bremer Kunststipendium, Art Grant of the City of Bremen (2009) 

    The Council of Ministers of Republic of North, Scholarship of Baltic Sleipnir,

    State Culture Capital Foundation,

    The project Network Baltic Laureate from Latvia, Organized by Grafiken Hus, Sweden

    Received Janis Vinters scholarship (ASV, Mississippi University)


    Symposiums and creative workshops:

    Bremer Kunststipendium, artist in residence,  Bremen, Germany

    KulturKlash festival, Nykobing Falster, Denmark

    The goEast Young Professionals Program, Wiesbaden, Germany

    Arctic Arts Week Kakslauttanen, Lappland, Finland

    Commonwealth project of Riga and Bremen, Rechtenfleth, Germany

    Rigas days in Hamburg, Haus 73, U25 group exhibition, Germany

    International art symposium of Valmiera, Latvia

    Bite Open Art project, Vermanes garden, Riga, Latvia

    „Cité Internationale des Arts”, artist in residence, Paris, France

    Project of Commonwealth between Riga and Bremene in Zvartavas palace, Latvia

    Workshop of Painting “200 TIMES BERLIN”, Hotel Gates in Berlin, Germany

    International painting symposium of Faborg, Workshop “Calm down, we don’t take your shoes”, Faborg, Denmark   

    Take a part in workshops of project Network Baltic with group of laureates and individual workshops, Grafiken Hus, Mariefred, Sweden.

    Exchange program of Art Academy of Latvia in Instituto d’Arte di Porta Romana, Florence, Italy

    Professional career:


    Personal Exhibitions:


    2008       „Fata Morgana“, Gallery/Museum Larken, Nykobng Falster, Denmark

    2007       „ Sunspot cycle“ Haus of Arhitecture, Riga, Latvia

    2007       “Marocco” Gulbenes region, District of Lizums,

    Museum of Windmill, Lizums, Latvia

    2006       “Bridge Router”, the Nordic Council of Ministers Office, Riga,Latvia

    2005       Auto idle time”, Gulbenes region, District of Lizums,

    Museum of Windmill, Lizums, Latvia

    2005       “Black and white rhythm”, Council of Latvia in St. Petersburg, Russia


    Major group exhibitions:


    2008       Exhibitions of Contemporary Latvian “Autumn 08", Railway Museum

    2008       The First Yunnan International Print Exbibition. Yunnan, China

    2008       „SEB stipendium“, LMA , Riga, Latvia

    2008       Cities of Europe, gallery „ASūna“, Riga, Latvia

    2007       „Candy bomber“ Young Painter exhibition, Museum Arsenals 

    2006       Exhibitions of Contemporary Latvian “Autumn 06", Railway Museum

    2006       Art exhibition of Latvian Graphics “Paper century Latvian graphic”     

    Ebelinga Museum, Torkstelle, Sweden

    2006       “Corespondence”, Culture project Bremen - Riga

    2006       Annual Exhibitions of Contemporary Latvian “Autumn05", MS gallery 

    2006/5          Project “U25 / New Latvian Art”,

    • Riga Week in Hamburg, Haus 73, Germany
    • K@2, Karosta, Liepaja
    • Swedish school of economics
    • Valmieras State University, Latvia 
    • Balzambar, Riga, Latvia

    2005       Festival Etonnante Lettonie , exposition of students from Latvian art Academy at Art gallery “La Serra”, Saint-Étienne, France

    2005       “200 Times in Berlin”, Hotel Gates in Berlin, Germany

    2005-03    13th, 12th International print Biennial Varna, Bulgaria

    2005-03    Baltic Sea Countries 8th, 7th Biennial of Graphics “Kaliningrad – Koenigsberg”, Kaliningrad, Russia

    2005-03    Exhibitions of Network Baltic laureates:(European Contemporary Art of Graphic, Culture 2000). Warsaw April, Poland; Tallinn, Estonia; Trondheim, Norway; Helsinki, Finland; Mariefred, Grafiken Hus, Sweden; Berlin, Germany; Trondheim, Norway; Riga, Latvia

    2004 -03   16th, 15th International mail art exhibitions “Corporation between people”, Barreiro, Portugal

    2004-02    Annual Exhibitions of Contemporary Latvian art,

    “Autumn 2002, 2003, 2004”, State Museum of Arts, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

    1997       International Latvian Young Art Exhibition, Adelaide, Australia


    Latvian native speaker; Russian, English – spoken language, Spanish, German - study