Shenbergs Laimonis

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Laimonis Shenbergs (1947) is a graphic designer, poster artist, an environmental artist.

1967 - graduated from the Riga Applied Arts Secondary School, department of Decorative Decoration.

1972 - Department of Interior and Equipment of the Art Academy of Latvia.

Has participated in exhibitions since 1967. 

Member of the Artists' Union since 1975, Secretary of the Board from 1982-1992.

Member of the ICO (International Creators Organization, Japan) since 1988.

General artist of Artist's combine "Art", from 1972-1982.

At the LSSR State Committee for Publishing, Printing and Book Trade, 1981-1988.

At the Culture Committee from 1988-1990.

Artistic consultant of Bank of Latvia since 1993.

The main artist at the General Song and Dance Festival in Riga (1990, 1993).

Actively worked in business graphic.

Participated in more than 40 international competitions and exhibitions: Warsaw (Poland), Lahti (Finland), Colorado (USA), Brno (Czechoslovakia), Tojima (Japan), etc.


1976 - First Prize. Exhibition of Baltic States Graphic Signs in Vilnius.

1978 - Prize at the Poster Biennial in Warsaw (for work "People's Thought for Progress" (1976)).

1979 – Artist`s Union Medal and Diploma for the Year's best creative achievement.

1980 - Prize at the poster biennale in Warsaw (for the work "For complete and universal disarmament" (1977)).

1980 - LSSR State Prize.

1984 - The main prize. Baltic Republican Poster Triennial in Tallinn for the triptych "Krišjānis Barons" (1983).

1986 - Third Prize. International Poster Competition in Moscow for the work "Earth is a ball?" (1985).

1986 – Prize from Czechoslovak Ministry of Culture for the works collection at the International poster exhibition in Brno.

1986 - First Prize. Baltic Republic Poster Competition in Vilnius.

1990 – Prize. Baltic Republican Poster Triennial in Vilnius.