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Soikans Juris

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JURIS SOIKANS

(1920-1995)

 

1990.  Member of the Artists’ Union, Latvia

1989.  Visiting lecturer at the Latvian Art Academy (lectures about Cybernetic Aesthetics ), professor, lecturer at the State University of Latvia, the Riga Technical University in Riga, Faculty of Architecture, Culture Academy

1975.  Editor of the magazine “Latvian Art in Europe”, Germany

1973. Member of Dortmund Artist Unity “Dortmund Group”, Germany

1971. Lecturer at the congress for Art pedagogy (lecture at “Cybernetic Aesthetics”), in his own paintings he started a new turn – “Magic Realism”, Finland

1970.  Participant at delegation of German Art Scientist group at the congress “International Society for Education through Arts – INSEA – 70”, Coventry, England

1966. – 82.  Arts Pedagogy at Helmholtch Gymnasium “Cybernetic Aesthetics”, Dortmund, Germany

1966.  Obtained a license of Art pedagogy, Germany

1957. -62.  Member of Foltch Artists’ Union, Germany

 1940. – 44. Studies at the Latvian Art Academy, Latvia

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

1980 Gallery “Kunst Heute” Dortmund, Germany

1978. Amiens “Musee de Picardie”, France

1978. Barcelona “Gallery Nartex”, Spain

1977. London “Leighton House gallery”, London

1977. Dortmund – “Westfalenpark”, Germany

1977. London “Leighton House gallery”, London

1976. Sweden “AMTS Kunstrening / Vestere”, Sweden

1975. Gelsen church “Stadtisshe Kunstsammlung”, Germany

1975. Dortmund “Museum Ostwall”, Germany

1973. Munster – Gallery B, Classing, Germany

 

Exhibitions

 

Since 1942 J. Soikans took part approximately in 260 exhibitions, 54 from which are solo exhibitions in USA – 16, England – 9, Australia – 3, Austria – 2, Czechoslovakia – 1, Denmark – 3, France – 3, Holland – 4, Italy – 1, Canada – 11, Latvia – 12, the Soviet Union – 3, Spain – 1, Switzerland – 1, Tasmania – 1, Hungary – 1, Germany – 148, Vatican – 1, Sweden– 7.