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Collection highlights

Kriss Salmanis

Birthday: 02.02.1977
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Education: 1997–2003 Art Academy of Latvia, MA in Visual Communications
1995–1997 Latvian Evangelic Lutheran Christian Academy, Art
1993–1995 Whitgift School, London, England
Solo Exhibitions: 2006 Silver, Gold, Plasticine (Daiga Krūze). Riga, Latvia
2004 100% disappointment (with Daiga Krūze). Riga, Latvia
2002 Grafomania. Riga, Latvia
1999 Mates. Riga, Latvia
Selected group exhibitions: 2006 Emergency Biennale. Riga, Latvia
Mit Allem rechnen. Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
2005 Poles Together, Poles Apart. Venice, Italy
Blinks. Strasbourg, France
2004 What is important? Riga, Latvia and Mimara Museum Zagreb, Croatia
Rauma Biennale Balticum 2004. Talking to me? Rauma, Finland
2003 2Show. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2001 Break 21. Ljubljana, Slovenia
1998 Suitcases. Kotka, Finland
Awards: 2006 Latvian Art Directors Club Award, Silver and gold medals
2004 13th Tallinn Print Triennial. Prize
Debut of the Year 2004. Culture Capital Foundation and Latvian Artists Union award
2003–2005 Golden Hammer, Silver and gold medals
2003 Autumn 2003. Private Space. Prize
1997 EX LIBRIS competition in Canada, 1st and 2nd prize
Works in collections: Art Museum of Estonia
Latvian National Museum of Art
Private collections