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Ritums Janis

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Janis Ritums (1928)

He studied painting, architecture, art, sculpture and ceramics in Munich, Darmstadt, Omaha, Chicago and Riga.

Art education Ritums Janis has received from Egils Hermanovskis, Eduards Dzenis, Julija Matisona (V. Purvitis student),, Claude Monet and Sergei Bongart (student of Ilya Repin`s school), as well as from other artists.

Member of the World Association of Latvian Artists and member of the Artist Union of Latvia. He organized 15 solo exhibitions and participated in different exhibitions in different cities and countries.

1948 – Deutsches Museum, Munich Germany

1949 – Farber Museum, Darmstadt, Germany

1950 – Gallery Ree Heights, Ree Heights, South Dakota, U.S.

1955 – City Hall, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

1957 - Duchesne Collage, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

1959 – Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

1985 – Culture Center, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

1998 – Garezera Mākslas galerija (Garezers Art Gallery), Michigan, U.S.

2000 – Water Tower Art Studio, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

2000 – Museum of Art Downtown, Los Angeles, U.S.

2006 – Oak Ramble Center, Tampa, Florida, U.S.

2006 – Art Gallery of St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.

2008 – Pasaules Latviešu mākslas izstāde (Worldwide Latvian Art Exhibition), Valmiera, Latvia

2009 – Izstāde klīniskajā slimnīcā “Gaiļezers” (Clinical Hospital “Gaiļezers” Exhibition), Riga, Latvia

2009 – Jelgavas Zinātniskās bibliotēkas galerijā (Jelgava Academic Library Gallery), Jelgava, Latvia

2009 – Izstāde “Rudens 2009” Pinotēkā (“Fall 2009” in Pinoteka), Mārupe, Latvia

2009 – Izstāde “Krāsu prieks” galerijā “Ozolaine” (“Joy of Color” Exhibition at the Gallery “Ozolaine”), Carnikava, Latvia

2010 – Izstāde “Sapņi krāsu virpulī” Ādažu kultūras centrā (“Dreams in a Color Tornado” at the Ādaži Culture Center) Ādaži, Latvia

2010 – “Skats no Pārdaugavas” Melngalvju namā (“The View from Pārdaugava” at Black Heads House), Riga, Latvia

 

Member of the Latvian Artists Union of America since 1998.

Member of the Artist Union of Latvia since 2008.