Education
2011 - 2014  University of Brighton, BA (Hons) Photography
2012  International Summer School of Photography, Latvia

Solo shows
2017  Trial and Error, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenals, Riga, Latvia

Special projects
2016  commission01, Riga Photomonth, Latvia

Group shows
2019
NoRoutine Books x 3, Riga Photography Biennial, Culture Palace Ziemeļblāzma, Riga, Latvia
2018
Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Greece
New Chic, Riga Photomonth, Riga Congress Hall, Latvia
Artifact Prize 2018, Castello di Levizzano Modena, Italy
2016
Fotokub, Brighton Photo Fringe, King's House Festivals Hub, UK
Fotopub Appetizer, Argentina Park Bomb Shelter, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Less Photography, More Photographic, Galleria SP3, Treviso, Italy
2015
Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
Systems, National Library of Latvia, Riga
Aperitivo, Fer de Lance Centre of Art, Lausanne, Switzerland
2014
Traces - Contemporary Baltic Photography, Hungarian Month of Photography, FUGA, Budapest
Fluid, Brighton Photo Fringe, Vantage Point, UK
Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China
University of Brighton Degree Show 2014, University of Brighton Gallery, UK
Connection Points, Riga Photomonth, Kaņepes Kultūras Centrs, Latvia
2013
Fabrications, Brighton Photo Fringe, Space@Create Gallery, UK
Face to Face, University of Brighton Gallery, UK
Ryerson Brighton Image Exchange, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada
2012
ISSP Gala Show, Art House of Kuldiga, Latvia
  
Awards, selections, etc.
2018
Special Prize, Seeking the latest in photography!, Riga Photography Biennial & ISSP Gallery (awarded by NoRoutine Books), Latvia
Nominated for the Artifact Prize, Metronom Gallery, Modena, Italy
Various State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia Study and Creative Grants (since 2013)
2016
Nominated for the Photo London & Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award, UK
Selected participant of Plat(t)form 2016, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2015
Selected participant of Photoworks Portfolio Walk, Jerwood Space, London, UK
Nominated for the Photo London & Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award, UK
2014
Selected participant of Full Contact, SCAN Tarragona International Festival of Photography, Spain
Selected participant of Laboratori, Ca l'Isidret Edicions, Spain
Source Photographic Review Graduate Directory, selected by David Drake
University of Brighton Tom Buckeridge Photography Award 

Collections
VV Foundation, Riga and Pavilosta, Latvia
Private collections in Cyprus, Italy, Latvia and the UK

Publications, Features
2019/09 Trial and Error, published by Skinnerboox, book
2019/05 T6031_T6061_T8001, published by NoRoutine Books, book
2017/11 Nebeidzama riņķošana, FK Magazine, online
2017/10 Pajaukt laukā, paspēlēties, pagrozīt, Diena, print and online 
2015/07 Systems, published by Popper Publishing, book
2015/05 Latvian Yearbook of Photography, published by FK Magazine, book
2015/04 Laboratori, published by Ca l'Isidret Edicions, book
2014/12 Slate.fr, online
2014/09 Source Photographic Review - Graduate Photography Online, print and app 
2014/08 Aesthetica Magazine artists directory, print and online
2014/07 YET Magazine, online
2014/06 The Telegraph, online 

Experience
2019 until now - Studio Manager of Indre Serpytyte, London, UK
2015 until now - Studio Manager of Edmund Clark, London, UK
2019 Visiting lecture, University of Brighton, School of Media, BA (Hons) Photography, Brighton, UK
2019 Artist's talk and discussion, Careva Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2019 Artist's talk, Photofusion, London, UK
2018 Artist's talk and discussion, Latvian National Museum of Art, Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia
2014, 2016, 2018 Project Manager, Photo Publishers' Market organised by Photoworks, Brighton Photo Fringe and Miniclick, UK
2017 Guest critiques, Camberwell College of Art, UAL, London, UK
2015 - 2016 Coordinator, Portfolio Reviews Programme, Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2016 Project Manager, Photo Publishers' Market, organised by Photoworks and Brighton Photo Fringe, UK
2016 Gallery Intern, Sprüth Magers, London, UK
2015 Gallery Intern, Union Pacific, London, UK
2015 Artist's talk, Fotopub, Novo Mesto, Slovenia
2015 Artist's talk, First Mondays, Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton, UK
2015 Hosting a studio visit of students from the University of South Wales, Lodnon, UK
2012 - 2015 Studio Assistant of Simon Roberts, Brighton, UK
2014 Production Assistant of Lisa Barnard, Lewes, UK
2013 - 2014 Production Assistant of Xavier Ribas, Brighton, UK and Barcelona, Spain
2013 Artist's talk, Brighton ArtsFORUM, Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton, UK
2012 Photography Workshop Facilitator, Brighton Photo Biennial, UK
2012 On-set Assistant of Emma Critchley, Brighton, UK
2010 Photographer of the Pavilion of Latvia in the World EXPO, Shanghai, China
B. 1992 in Latvia
Lives and works in London, UK 

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