Kristaps Zarins (1962)
Born in 1962. Professional training: Janis Rozentals Art School of Riga (1973 - 1980), Painting Department at the Latvian Academy of Arts (1980 - 1986) under the supervision of professor I. Zarins. Master of Fine Arts.
Contributor to exhibitions since 1979. A member of the Artists' Union of Latvia as of 1987. A member of the B - 13 Association (1993 - 1998) since 1993.
A personal exhibition in Riga (1993, together with Vija Zarina). Group exhibitions in Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands and other countries. Several monumental paintings to his credit in Latvia and beyond its borders.
His works are to be found in the collections of the Artists' Union of Latvia and Russian Art Fund, Pharmaceuticals Company in Stockholm and Norrkoping Art Museum in Sweden, as well as in private collections in Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Germany, France, Denmark, Great Britain, and Sweden.
Currently professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts.