Zvirbulis Juris

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Juris Zvirbulis (1944)

He was born in 1944 in Riga.

1970 graduated from the Riga Secondary School of Applied Arts decorators department.

1971 Member Artists' Union of the Latvia.

In 1971 First solo exhibition in the artistic and historical museum of Tukums in Latvia.

In 1974 his illustrations for the A.S. Pushkin's book, "Eugene Onegin" (published Liesma) was awarded at the 7th All-Union competition of books, posters and postcards design (Moscow, USSR).


Significant exhibitions:

1976 - First place in the All-Union Exhibition of Young Artists in Moscow

1983 - Solo exhibition at the Museum of Foreign Art (Riga, Latvia)

1988 - personal exhibition at the Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)

Museum bought more than 100 of the artist miniatures to collection.

1989 - Group exhibition "Contemporary Soviet Painters from Riga" Edward Nahamkina Art Gallery  (New York, USA)

1990 - Group exhibition at the Astra Gallery (Chicago, USA)

1990 - 1992 - works exhibited in the Harmony Gallery (Paris, France)

1992 - Solo exhibition at Gallery Carre d'Or (Paris, France)

1993 - Solo exhibition at the Gallery of the Riga (Riga, Latvia)

1994 - Exhibition in honor of the 50th anniversary at the Latvian National Art Museum, Exhibition Hall Arsenals (Riga, Latvia)

1997 - Solo exhibition at the Gallery of Riga (Riga, Latvia). In cooperation with IBM Latvia and Modo Paper released exhibition catalog.

1998 - Exhibition of watercolors - miniatures at Gallery "Nocturne", Riga

1999 - personal exhibition at the Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)

2004 - personal exhibition at gallery "Manss" (Jekabpils, Latvia)

2005 - Group exhibition of Latvian-French festival "Amazing Latvia" (in Bourgoin-Jallieu, France).

2011 - Contemporary Art exhibition-fair at Gallery Birkenfeld ArtVilnius'11 (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Group Exhibition-Fair of Lineart Contemporary Art  (Ghent, Belgium). Group exhibition at the Art Museum Nerima (Tokyo, Japan)

2012 Released artist album "Retrospective".

Solo exhibition "The Battle of Waterloo would have ended differently ... Dedication to Marshal L.N. Davu." At gallery Birkenfelds.


The artist works in the following genres and techniques: watercolor, painting, drawing, book illustrations, murals for public interiors in Latvia and abroad.


Works in museums and private collections

At the Latvian National Museum of Art, at collection of Artists' Union of Latvia, Russian Ministry of Culture (Moscow, Russia), the Pushkins` State Museum (Russia), Bank of Latvia, Džeinas Vorhīsas Cimerlī Art Museum, Radzhersa, State University of New Jersey, at collection of Norton and Nancy Dodge nonconformist art of the Soviet Union (US), Vitaly Gotlib (Latvia), and Indra Benjamin Wilson (Latvia). Armand Yurevs (Latvia)

Works exhibited in solo and group exhibitions: in Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, USA, Canada, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, Hungary, Japan and other countries.