Dainis Rozkalns (1928 - 2018)
Artist, graphic artist, illustrator of folklore and fiction publications. The main directions of Rožkalns' professional activity are book graphics and bookmarks (ex libris), printmaking techniques - woodcarving, linocut, ink drawing, etc. The creative biography of the artist includes more than 300 exhibitions in Latvia and abroad, illustrated more than 60 books, made about 200 bookmarks. The themes of Rožkalns' works revolve around Latvian nature and the aesthetics of a farmer's life. Received medals in graphics competitions in Paris (1962), Vilnius (1977, 1987).