SANDIS AISPURS

Born in 1983.
Lives and works in Riga, Latvia.


EDUCATION


2010–2012
- MA Sculpture, Art Academy of Latvia

2006–2010
- BA Sculpture, Art Academy of Latvia

2002–2006
- Woodwork Department,
Riga Secondary School of Arts and Crafts

2001-2002
- Construction Department,
Riga Technical University



FURTHER EDUCATION

2009–2010
- ERASMUS exchange student,
Accademia di Belle Art di Palermo, Italy



COMPETITIONS

2010

- The winner of Brederlo
von Sengbush Art Award, Latvia

2007
- The Magic Sand,
International Sand Sculpture Festival, Latvia



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006
- Drop in the Ocean,
Latvian Academic Library



EXHIBITIONS

2011

- Faces of Christ,
International Group Exhibition,
Madrid, Spain

- Trojan Horse, International Festival
The Days of Art 2011, Latvia

- Evocations Christiques, a group exhibition,
The castle of Fontaine-Henry, France

- 1330, a group exhibition,
Gallery L, Riga, Latvia

2008
- Sculpture Department, an exhibition,
Mentzendorff’s House, Riga, Latvia

2007
- Sculpture Department, an exhibition,
Mentzendorff’s House, Riga, Latvia

SYMPOSIUMS

2010

- Gdansk Iron Casting Symposium, Poland
- Environmental Art Festival, Ikskile, Latvia

2008
- Bronze Cast Symposium
Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2007
- Aluminum Cast Symposium
Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2006
- Fine Art Symposium, Brukna, Latvia



MONUMENT COMPETITIONS

- Monument of the ballet dancer Maris Liepa,
international competition, Riga, Latvia

- Monument of King Mindaugas
and the Queen Martha, Aglona, Latvia



WORK EXPERIENCE

2009

- Via Crucis, 14 stations, St. Peter's and Paul's
Roman Catholic Church, Saldus, Latvia

Sculpture for the scenography
of a theatre play Clown Fiasko,
Drama Theatre of Valmiera, Latvia

Retable for St. Peter's
and Paul's Roman Catholic Church,
Saldus, Latvia


Sculpture of Angel,
Catholic Church of Saldus, Latvia

2007
- Retable for St. Maria Magdalena Church,
Riga, Latvia

2005
- A copy of the series of sculptures
by I. Vasiljevs in wood,
Catholic Church of Karsava


2004
Gnome, a wooden sculpture,
the house Undine, Jurmala, Latvia



MEMBERSHIPS

Since 2011

- A member of the Artists' Union of Latvia














sandis.aispurs@gmail.com
+371 29129756



 

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