Iveta Vecenāne

Iveta Vecenane has been taking part in exhibitions since 1986 and her textile art includes tapestries, painting on silk, and costume jewellery. A recent innovation is seen in her tapestries with amber thread produced by a Latvian high-technology company. Vecenāne has been working with book illustrations and as an author of children's books. The artist has had solo exhibitions in many different countries. She has taken part in ARTAPESTRY3 (2012-2014) textile exhibitions. Her works are found in the collections of the Latvian National Museum of Art and the museum of Eskilstuna in Sweden.

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Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1962 in Riga, Latvia


Education
     

1998 – 2004 MA in Textile department, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

1982 - 1988 BA in Textile department, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

                 
Work Experience

1988 – present Freelance artist


Solo shows

2018   The Great Call of Love. Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

            The Secrets of Amber. Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

            Parallelism of blossoming. Krāslava History and Art Museum, Kraslava, Latvia

2016    In the Yard. Festival of Traditional Textile “Atlas Bayrami”, Margilan City History

            Museum, Margilan, Uzbekistan

            In the Yard. State museum of Art named after Savitsky, Nukus, Uzbekistan
            All from one. Cultural Centre of Mālpils, Malpils, Latvia

            Amber thread. Studio of Weavers at Tukums, Tukums, Latvia

            The White. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

2015    Exhibition at Centre Culturel de Renconntre Abbaye de Neümunster, Luxembourg

            OUT IN THE YARD. Metropolitan Gallery of Art, Uzbekistan

            Whiffle. Cesis History and Art Museum, Cesis, Latvia

2014   Fil d'ambre. Institut francais de Lettonie, Riga, Madona,Ventspils, Latvia

2013   What does amber still have in mind ? EU OPEN HOUSE, Washington, USA

            The sun on the door still. Embassy of the republic of Latvia in Rome, Rome, Italy

            What does amber still have in mind? Metropolitan’s residence of Kiev’s Saint

            Sofia Cathedral museum complex, Kiev, Ukraine

            The Flight. Ventspils House of Crafts, Ventspils, Latvia

2012   Hentoa Voimaa. Espoo Cultural Centre, Espoo, Finland

2011   Live colors. Permanent representation of the Republic of Latvia to the European

           Union, Brussels

            Svet-Cvet. Gallery Arka, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

2010   Exhibition. Gallery Steklo Rusvuzdizain, Sankt- Peterburg, Russia

            Exhibition. Consulate Republic of Latvia, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

            Exhibition. Gallery Apsida, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
            Exhibition.
Espoo Cultural Centre, Espoo, Finland
            Exhibition.
Museum of Doll Art, Riga, Latvia

2009   Exhibition. Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

            Exhibition. Gallery Makslas Banka, Riga, Latvia

2007   Exhibition. Gallery Aukso Avis, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

2006   Exhibition together with artist of glass Inese Liepina. Gallery Apsida, Museum of

            Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia

            Exhibition. Cesis Museum of History and Art, Cesis, Latvia

            Exhibition. The Stone Avenue Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA

            Display at the exhibition Furniture 2006. Exhibition hall of Kipsala, Riga, Latvia

            Exhibition together with Inese Liepina. Gallery Art, Riga, Latvia

            Exhibition. Gallery Krasts, Hotel de Rome, Riga, Latvia

2005 The Touch. Gallery Bonhans.S, Riga, Latvia

        Snowberry. Museum of Decorative Applied Arts (together with designers of paper                lamps

         E. Maldere and A. Lenkevic), Riga, Latvia
2003 Garden of Colours. Conservatory of Estonian National Opera Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

1992 Exhibition. Latvian Applied Arts Museum, Riga

Juried art shows:

2018   Consul'Art. Maison de l’Artisanat et des Métiers d’Art, Marseille, France

            The 3rd Gobelin Triennial. Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, Tsaritsyn, Russia

            Art doesn’t divide, art unites. Global Center for Latvian Art, Cēsis, Latvija

2017   European Professional Doll Art Festival. Riga, Latvia

2016   ART&FOLK Uzbekistan Fest. Tashkent, Uzbekistan

            Roses. Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

2015   Group exhibition Amber - the Baltic Jewel. Goldsmith’s Centre, London, United                   Kingdom

2013   Myth, Legend, Secret. Art hall of M. Rotko, Daugavpils Regional and Art Museum,

            Daugavpils, Latvia

            Latvian Textile Artists’ Association Exhibition, Belarus

            Wonderland. Culture palace Ziemeļblāzma, Riga, Latvia

            Latvian Contemporary Art / Glas.Textile.Ceramics./. Baku, Azerbaijan

            IIX Exhibition of Latvian Textile Artists’ Association. Riga, Latvia

2012   European Tapestry Forum ARTAPESTRY 3, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, France, Latvia

            /2012-2014/, www.tapestry.dk

            EN-FACE. Klaipeda Culture communication centre, Klaipeda, Lithuania

            Exhibition. Gallery Pinomaa, Helsinki, Finland

            What else does amber have in mind? Rome’s National Etruscan museum /

            officially called Villa Glulia/,Rome, Italy

2011   Flowers, porcelain and textile art. Museum of decorative Arts and Design, Riga,

            Latvia

2010   Optimization of Art. Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia

           53rd Australian Latvian Festival art exhibition, Melbourne, Australian

2009   Undiscourage. Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia

2006   Two-way movement. Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia

            XI Exhibition of Latvian Textile Artists’ Association. Museum of Decorative

            Arts and Design,

            Riga, Latvia

            Textile +X. Gallery of Latvian Artists’ Union, Riga, Latvia

            Mandala. Gallery AUKSO AVIS, Vilnius, Lithuania

2001 European Textile Art exhibition Traditional and Innovation. Arsenals Exhibition

        Hall of LNMA, Riga, Latvia
1999 Exhibition of Latvian art. Hamburg, Germany

        Exhibition of Latvian textile art. Athens,                                                                            Greece                                                                                                           

        IV Exhibition of Latvian textile art. St. Peter`s church, Riga, Latvia

        Exhibition of Latvian art. President's castle, Prague, Czechia

1998    The Third exhibition of the Latvian Textile Art Association. Arsenals Exhibition

         Hall of LNMA Riga, Latvia

        The 2nd General Exhibition of the Latvian Art in Riga, Latvia

        Exhibition. Gallery Winter garden, Tallin, Estonia

        Exhibition of the Latvian Textile Art Association. Talsi Museum, Talsi, Latvia

        No Textile. The Latvian Applied Art Museum, Riga, Latvia

        Exhibition of the Latvian Textile Art Association. Cēsis Museum, Cesis, Latvia

        Competition show at Gallery of the Union of Artists of Latvia Riga -800. Riga, Latvia

1997 Light in the Net. Latvian Applied Art Museum, Riga, Latvia

        Exhibition of Latvian art. Hamburg, Germany

1992 Exhibition of Latvian artists. Exkilstun museum, Sodermanlands, Sweden
1991 Exhibition of Baltic Republics. Tallinn, Estonia

Works in collections

            Latvian Applied Art Museum, Riga:
        "Staburadze" 180 x 360 cm
        "Loneliness" 90 x 160 cm
        "Two" 220 x 245 cm

            Eskilstun Museum, Sweden:
            "Travel to the Sarkani Church" 110 x 160 cm

 

Books by Iveta Vecenāne

2009   Iveta Vecenane book "Grandpa Antontin and We" /text and illustrations/
1999   Iveta Vecenane book "Grandpa Antontin" /text and illustrations/