Paula Zariņa ©

  1. Paula Zarina - Zemane

    Born in Riga, Latvia, in 1988



    2011- 2013 Art Academy of Latvia, Master of Arts degree in the Humanities, Painting department

    2009 - Ecole superieure d'art de Lorient, France

    2007 - 2011 Art Academy of Latvia, Bachelor of Arts degree in the Humanities, Painting department

    1995 - 2007 Riga French Lyceum


    Solo Shows:

    2021/2022 Changes, gallery MākslaXO, Riga, Latvia

     2019 Bezgalības apziņas, Valmiera's Museum, Latvia

    2018 One as Another, gallery Careva Contemporary, Riga, Latvia

    2018 Nature's Soul, gallery Insignia, Cēsis Concert Hall, Cesis, Latvia

    2017 The Still Point of the Turning World, ARSENĀLS Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art / Creative Studio, Riga, Latvia 

    2015 Awarenesses, gallery Māksla XO, Riga, Latvia

    2015 The Great Coexistence, Fund's Art Needs Space (Mākslai Vajag Telpu) summerhouse gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2015 Episodes, Liepaja's Museum, Liepaja, Latvia

    2015 Awarenesses, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, Daugavpils, Latvia

    2013 Hormone of Happiness, gallery Maksla XO, Riga, Latvia


    Selected Group Exhibitions:

    2022 Three of a Kind, curated by Jurriaan Benschop, Kogo gallery, Tartu, Estonia

    2019 Vienna Contemporary 2019, represented by Careva gallery, Vienna, Austria

    2018 Vienna Contemporary 2018, represented by Careva contemporary gallery, Vienna, Austria

    2016 Contemporary Landscape, Old Brewery, Cēsis, Latvia

    2015 Tension. The Young in Latvian Painting III, Latvian National Museum of Art, the Arsenals Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia (catalog) 

    2015 Positions Berlin 2015, represented by gallery Māksla XO, Berlin

    2015 Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection, Fondazione Cini, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy

    2015 Captive Beauty in Miniature, gallery Māksla XO, Riga, Latvia

    2013 Myths and Legends of Eastern Europe part 2, gallery LWW, The Netherlands, Amsterdam

    2013 Pink, gallery Maksla XO, Riga, Latvia

    2012 JAUNUMS! Fresh Latvian Painting, Tartu Art house, Estonia

    2012 fashion and painting exhibition CABARET, Notting Hill Brasserie, London

    2012 MIGRATION - exhibition of students and professors of the Art Academy of Latvia, Permanent Representation of Latvia to the EU, Brussels

    2012 International art festival A. Kuindgi memorial, Contemporary Art Center of A. Kuindgi, Art Museum of A. Kuindgi, Gallery Art-Luks, Mariupole, Ukraine

    2012 CHA - 2012. Roads & Tracks. Moscow International Art Salon, Moscow, Russia (catalog)

    2011 Young People Icons, Gallery Art Promotion02, Germany

    2011 Where am I?, The Festival of Winter in Sigulda, Latvia

    2010 Urbanchildren. The Young in Latvian Painting II, Latvian National Museum of Art, the Arsenals Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia (catalog) 


    Other Projects:

    2022 Drawings for Andrejs Verhoustinskis documentary film "Nr. 105555"

    2021 Illustrations for Janis Rubiks and Beate's Zviedre's music album "Kad es nomizojos"

    2019 Participation in the Art Academy of Latvia project "LMA 100"

    2017 Participation in Ilze Lasmane Brože project "SkaņuSaite in Latvia" 

    2015 Illustrations for a poem book "Rainis. Cilvēks"

    2015 Participation in Luciano Benetton's project Imago Mundi - Contemporary Artists from Latvia

    2015 Illustrations for a poem BOOK of Benno Poplianski

    2014 Participation in drawing and music performance “PoetryButterfly School”, directed by Varis Klausitajs

    2013 Visual design (11 paintings) for the music album of the band "The Sound Poets"


    Nominations and Awards:

    2015 Nomination for the annual award "Kilograms kultūras" in the category "Happening of the Year".


    2014 Cité International des Arts, Paris, France



    2011 Ludolfs Liberts's Fund Stipendium for excellent success in arts education and creative work.