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Aleksejs Naumovs
CURRICULUM VITAE
Name, Surname: ALEKSEJS NAUMOVS
Date of Birth: 10 January, 1955
Nationality: Latvian
EDUCATION
1968-1974
Janis Rozentals School of Arts
1974-1980
Department of Monumental Painting at the Art Academy of
Latvia under professor Indulis Zarins 1980 - 1983
Doctoral studies under Professor Eduards Kalnins
1987-1988
L’Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts dе Paris, Sorbonne Art Plastique dе Paris, France
EXPERIENCE IN ART PEDAGOGICS
Since 2007
Rector of the Art Academy of Latvia
1997-2007
Vice Rector of the Art Academy of Latvia
1994
Elected Professor at the Art Academy of Latvia
1993
Elected Associate Professor at the Art Academy of Latvia
1992
Elected Assistant Professor at the Art Academy of Latvia
1992
Master degree of Arts
1985
lecturer
BELONGING TO ORGANIZATIONS
2013
Honorary Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences,
2012
Lifelong Learning Programme Erasmus Ambassador of Latvia
2010
Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2010
Rectors' Council, Riga, Latvia
Since 1999
Member of the Dante Alighieri Society, Riga, Latvia
Since 1979
Member of the Artists' Union of Latvia
CREATIVE AND WORKING GROUPS
2014
Member of the National Council of Culture /Ministry of Culture/
2013
Jury of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia award for achievements in international youth competitions, exhibitions and trade shows in Arts
2012
Member of the working group ‘Creative Latvia 2014-2020’, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2012
Expert in the commission reviewing the performance of the directors of institutions providing professional secondary education under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2012
Member of jury commission, the Arts Education and Intangible Heritage Centre
Since 2011
Member of the Latvian Council of Science, Riga, Latvia
2010
Member of the working group ‘On the necessary plan for reforms in higher education and science for 2010-2014’, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2010
Board member, Association ‘Time for Culture’, Riga, Latvia
2010
Working in the jury panel – for the competition at the Latvia’s Presidential Office ‘Logo for the 20 anniversary of the Declaration of Latvia’s Independence’ Riga, Latvia
2009-2013
Member of commission, competition ‘Participation in the Cite Internationale des Arts artist residency in Paris’, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2009-2013
Working in the jury panel at the competition of art books „The Golden Apple’, Riga, Latvia
2009
Member of the National Board at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia Riga, Latvia
2009
Member of the working group at the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia Riga, Latvia
2009 Working in the jury panel at the Centre of Culture, Creative, Industries and Education at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia Riga, Latvia
2008 – 2009
Ambassador of Culture of Latvia in France
2008 Member of the jury for „Latvia 90’
Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia
Riga, Latvia

2008 Visual Council Chairman at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia
Riga, Latvia


INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN ART PEDAGOGICS

2014
‘Lifelong Learning Programme Erasmus experience exchange trip, Goldsmith, University of London’

2013
Guest lecture at the Naples Academy of Fine Arts (Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli), presents the Academy and meet with the partner management and teachers to promote long-term cooperation ‘Erasmus’ program and activate students' exhibition exchanges, Italy

2013
Erasmus, exchange of experience, Rome, Italy

2013
meeting of all former Erasmus ambassadors „Erasmus+ Higher Education’, Brussels, Belgium
2013
KUNO 20th anniversary Teachers seminar, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2013
CUMULUS General Assembly, Kalmar, Sweden

2013
XXIV Biennale Painted Wall , XXIV Biennale del Muro Dipinto di Dozza, Dozza, Italy

2012
Mosaic workshop, Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Italy

2012
Nice, National School of Fine Arts at the Villa Arson; Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts de Strasbourg, France

2012
Wimbledon College of Art and Royal College of Art, Embassy of Latvia in London, UK Permanent Representation to the EU

2012
Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts de Lyon, France; Ecole superieure d’art et design de Saint-Etienne, France

2012
International conference NICA, Moscow, Russia

2012
Escola d’Art i superior de Disseny Pau Gargallo, Barcelona, Spain

2010
International seminar and creative workshop ‘RIGA. PARIS. DESIGN’, Art Academy of Latvia and Ecole Boulle (Ecole Superieure des Arts Appliques, de l’architecture interieure et du design), Riga, Latvia

2009 „Signs of Identity/ Signs of Diversity’- Mosaic The project in cooperation with UNESCO between the Baltic and Caucasus countries and France at the Art Academy of Latvia,
/Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, France/ Riga, Latvia

2009
Organizer of the painting project ‘The biggest Choir in the World.’

The cooperation project between the Art Academy of Latvia and UNESCO, Tokyo, Japan

2008
Organizer of the painting project ‘The biggest Choir in the World.’
The cooperation between the Art Academy of Latvia and UNESCO at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris
Paris, France
1997 -2007
Curator for teachers’ and Students’ exchange program between the Art Academy of Latvia and the Instituto delle Arte,
Florence, Italy
2007
Curator of exhibition ‘Saint-Etienne a Riga’, Workshops of ESAD Strasbourg in the frame of festival ‘Printemps Français’

2005
Curator of the project of Latvia „Etonannte Lettonie’
Saint-Etienne, Strasbourg, France

2005
Curator of the painting workshop ‘200 x Berlin’, Berlin, Germany

2005
„Etonannte Academy’ and workshop in ESAD Strasbourg- projects durig the Festival „Etonannte Lettonie’

2004
Curator of „Coffe pulsation. Art Academy of Latvia’ in 4th
International Design Biennial, Saint-Etienne, France

2004
Symposium ‘From Masaco to Marini’, lnstituto belle Arte in Florence, Italy

2003
The coordinator of the exhibition ‘Latvian Painting of the 20th Century’ Zvolle Museum, The Netherlands

2003 The International expert at the Professors’ election at Art Academy of Tallinn, Estonia

2002
Curator of the International project of Fresco painting, Florence, Italy

2002
Curator of the the exhibition ‘Latvian Contemporary Painting’, ‘Marsala, Sicily

2001
Visiting Professor, University of Art UDK Berlin, Germany

2001
Curator of the international painting exhibition for KPMG, gallery Berlin, Germany

2001
Curator of the exhibition of the Latvian contemporary artists’
Cologne, Germany

2000
Coordinator of the international exhibition, Gertsev Gallery, Atlanta, USA

2000 Curator of the painting exhibition /workshop/, in Rheda-Eieden Bruck, Germany

2000
The painting exhibition in the Russian National Library, Soros Foundation of Latvia, , Moscow, Russian Federation

1998-2000
Contractor of European Commission for the Tempus Phare, the Modernization of the Information Systems for the Music and Art Academies. /Music Academy of Latvia, Arts School of Utrecht and the Sibelius Academy of Helsinki. Successful conclusion of the project.

1999.
Curator of the international exhibition ‘Contemporary Latvian Painting’ in collaboration with Italian and Latvian Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Palazzo Espozicione, Rome, Italy

1999.
Curator of the international exhibition of teachers’ and students’ work, Hansa Sail, Rostock, Germany

1998.
Curator of the exhibition of the European Commission, Brussels,
The exhibition of student works /Art Academy of Latvia/

1998
Organizer of the Symposium and exhibition, ‘Theodor Theuss Academy’, Latvian Embassy in Germany

1998.
EAIE Conference (European Association for International Education), Barcelona, Spain

1997.
Tempus Conference, Nida, Lithuania

1997
ELIA Conference (European League of Institutes of the Arts) in Athens, Greece

1996
Sunderland Uninersity of Arts, Great Britain

1995
Guest professor, Kampen Art school, Netherlands

1994
Guest professor, Hochschule fur Kunste Bremen, Germany

1993
Guest professor, Institute of Art and Design, Seattle, USA

1987-1988
Guest professor, Sorbonne Art Plasfique dе Paris, France

1987-1988
Guest professor , L’Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts dе Paris, France


ONE - MAN SHOWS

2017
Exhibition „Live Paintings’ Liepaja museum, Latvia
2017
Exhibition „Live Paintings’ Florida International University, MIAMI Beach

2016
Exhibition ‘World Cities’ Marc Chagall Museum in Vitebsk, Belarus
2016-I
Exhibition ‘World Cities’ Art Gallery of Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve in Polotsk, Belarus.

2015
Exhibition ‘World Cities’ Delhi, India

2014
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (Washington, D.C.)USA

2014
‘Riga and World Cities, Live Paintings’ European Capital of Culture Riga in 2014 within framework of Riga in Washington, USA

(The exhibition created by the initiative of the Embassy of Latvia in Washington and ‘Riga 2014’ support
2014
The Landscape, Latvia and the Abroad, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, Latvia


2014
„World cities’, House of Art in Kuldiga, Kuldiga, Latvia

2013
‘Let’s Talk About Painting’, gallery onetwentyeight, New York, USA (joint exhibition with K.Zarins)

2013
Large landscape painting, ‘alla prima’ technique, 1,5 m x 3 m - Ventas Rumba /hub/, Kuldiga, Latvia

2013
World cities at the Museum of Valmiera, Valmiera, Latvia

2013
Children's book illustrations, Art house Kuldiga, Latvia

2012
‘Landscapes of Italy and other countries’, Ģederts Eliass Museum, Jelgava, Latvia

2012
‘Landscape. 20th century’, Baku City Gallery, Azerbaijan

2011-2012
Children’s book illustrations, the Estonian Children’s Literature Centre, Tallinn, Saaremaa, Estonia

2012
Painting exhibition ‘Turquoise’, Gallery Māksla XO, Riga, Latvia

2011
The city of Latvian artists paintings, EU House, Riga, Latvia

2011
Painting, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

2010
Landscape, XXI century, Gallery Jūras vārti, Ventspils, Latvia

2009
Landscape, XXI century, St.Petersburg Academy of Arts, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation

2009
Landscape, XXI century, Tokyo University- Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan

2009
The Birthday, Gallery Daugava, Riga, Latvia

2009
Carnival, Gallery XO, Riga, Latvia

2009
EIROPART, Geneva, Switzerland

2008
Children’s book illustrations, National Library of Russia,
St.Petersburg, Russian Federation

2008
Fairy – Tale about the beaver of the Tebra, exhibition of illustrations in the Latvian National Library, Riga, Latvia

2008
Gallery ‘Arka’, Vilnius, Lithuania

2008
Carnival, Gallery XO, Riga, Latvia

2008
„EIROPART’, Geneva, Switzerland

2007
„EIROPART’, Geneva, Switzerland

2007
Lithography exhibition, Gallery XO, Riga, Latvia
2007
„Carnival’, Gallery XO, Riga, Latvia
2007
‘Landscapes’, Gallery ‘AM-ART’, Brussels, Belgium
2007
World landscape, Daugavpils Art Gallery, 2009, Daugavpils, Latvia
2007
LANDSCAPES, Hall of the Art Academy of Latvia , Riga, Latvia
2006
Gallery of Vivian Nap, Eastone, USA
2006
‘My Paris’, Gallery ‘Carousel’, Riga, Latvia
2006
UNESCO exhibition hall, Beirut, Libanon
2006
‘EUROPART GENEVA’, Geneva, Switzerland
2005
‘On the Road’, Gallery „Daugava’, Riga, Latvia
2004
‘Му Italy’, State Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
2004
State Gallery, Bergen, Norway
2004
Gallery ‘Terrasgarten’, Oslo, Norway
2003
‘Garden of Palace Rundale’, Mural painting, 150 m2, dedicated to the 300-th anniversary of St.Petersburg, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation

2003
Exhibition Hall ‘Centro MARCONI’, Alcamo, Sicily, Italy
2002
International project ‘Berlin Bear Painting’, Berlin, Germany
2002
Gallery ‘La Palette’, L’orient, France
2001
Gallery ‘Bastejs’, Riga, Latvia
2000
Exhibition Hall in National Library, Moscow, Russian Federation
1999
Exhibition Hall ‘St.Joseph Stift’, Bremen, Germany
1999
Exhibition Hall ‘Rozental Seura’, Helsinki, Finland
1998
Gallery ‘Riga Gallery’, Riga, Latvia
1997
Gallery ‘Čiris’, Riga, Latvia
1997
Art Fair ‘Art expo’, New York, USA
1997
Art Fair ‘Europart’, Geneva, Switzerland
1996
Gallery ‘Riga Wines’, Riga, Latvia
1996
Art Fair ‘Arte Fiera’, Bologna, Italy
1995
Gallery ‘М6’ Riga, Latvia
1995
Gallery ‘Zwolle Rathaus Gallery’, Zwolle, Netherlands
1995
Gallery ‘Visby’, Visby, Sweden
1994
Gallery ‘Gedser Gallery’, Denmark
1994
Gallery ‘ARS Longa’, Riga, Latvia
1993
Gallery ‘Hotel dе Rome’, Riga, Latvia
1992
Gallery ‘King Fisher Gallery’, Edinburgh, Great Britain
1990
State Gallery of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
1989
Museum of Foreign Art, Riga, Latvia
1988
‘Galerie Bernanos’, Paris, France
1988
UNESCO Exhibition Hall ‘Espace Bonvin’, Paris, France
1987
Gallery ‘Cite Internationale des Arts’, Paris, France
1985
Gallery ‘Grey’, Newcastle, Great Britain
1982
Gallery ‘Ermitage’, Berlin, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Exhibition ‘The Spirit of Cities’ the gallery ‘Onetwentyeight’ in New York (USA)

2016-II
Art Academy of Latvia to host an exhibition ‘9 HEADS. Artist as a Rector’

2014
Teachers’ and students’ exhibition ‘Canon Heritage’ Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia,
2013
VII Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art ‘Different Cultures – One World’ , Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2013
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2013, Bologna, Italy

2013
‘GRADUATION’, ‘Latvian Art Comes to Scotland’
On display at Hemma Bar (mezzanine floor),
Edinburgh, Scotland

2012
‘GRADUATION’, 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, London, UK

2012
‘MIGRATION’, exhibition of graduates of the Art Academy of Latvia, Permanent Representation of Latvia to the EU, Brussels, Belgium

2012
‘MIGRATION’, exhibition of graduates of the Art Academy of Latvia, Art Academy of Latvia korp.Nr.2, Riga, Latvia

2012
‘Budapest, Riga, Venice, Vienna - the City of Latvian artists paintings.’, the European Commission Representation, Budapest, Hungary

2011
„Sea Fairy tales’, Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallin, Estonia
traveling exhibition (in 10 countries)

2011
‘European City of Latvian artists paintings’, EK house,Riga, Latvia

2010
Painting exhibition ‘Signs of Identity/ Signs of Diversity’-Mosaic. Project in cooperation with UNESCO between Baltic and Caucasus countries and France at the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2008
Painting exhibition ‘The Biggest Choir in the World’, Idea and implementation
The cooperation project between Art Academy of Latvia UNESCO at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France
2009
European cities in the paintings of Latvian artists, Gallery Agija Sūna, Riga, Latvia

2009
Carnival, Gallery XO
2009
International Plein-air exhibition, Gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania
2008
Painting exhibition ‘The Biggest Choir in the World’
The cooperation project between Art Academy of Latvia and UNESCO in Tokyo Gallery of the National University of Art and Music, Japan
2008
Contemporary painting of Latvia, MOYA, Vienna, Austria,
2008
Painting exhibition of the Art Academy of Latvia, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Latvian Independence ‘Column’, mosaic technique, Aluksne, Latvia
2008
International Plein-air exhibition in Vilnius, Lithuania
2007 Festival „Spring in France’, paintings, Riga, Latvia
2007
The painting exhibition „The European Union – 50’
Art Academy of Latvia , Brussels, Belgium

2007
‘Riga – Florence - Riga’, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2007
‘Garden of Paradise’, Gallery ‘XO’, Riga, Latvia

2006
Latvia - Lebanon, UNESCO Exhibition Hall, Beirut, Lebanon
2006
‘Still life’, Gallery ‘XO’, Riga, Latvia

2006
Lithography in Latvia, Gallery of the Latvian Artists' Union
2005
Etonnante Lettonie’ Saint-Etienne, gallery, La Serre, France
2005
Workshop ‘Identity’, Ecole supérieure des arts dècoratifs de Strabourg, France
2005
Painting exhibition, ‘200 x Berlin’, Berlin, Germany
2005
‘116th Salon des artistes indépendants‘, Paris, France
2004
‘Art Academy of Latvia’, UIAH, Helsinki, Finland
2004
Painting Exhibition ‘Still life’ Gallery ‘ХО’, Riga, Latvia
2004
‘Firenze 04’ Art Academy of Latvia, Riga
2004
Contemporary Latvian Paintings, Exhibition Hall of European Commission Brussels, Belgium
2004
Painting Exhibition of the Art Academy of Latvia, Hall of the Administrative Court, Riga, Latvia

2004
Glass Art Exhibition, Applied Art Museum, Riga, Latvia
2004
Painting Exhibition ‘Carnival’ Gallery ‘ХО’, Riga, Latvia
2003
Contemporary Latvian Paintings, State Exhibition Hall, Prague, Chech Republic
2003
20-th century Latvian Art, Zwolle Museum, Netherlands
2002
Latvian Painting Exhibition Testimonio de la fe, the exhibition Hall, Madrid, Spain

2002
Contemporary Latvian paintings Exhibition Hall Santa Cecilia, Marsala, Sicily, Italy

2002
Painting Exhibition ‘KPMG’ Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2001
Exhibition of Latvian contemporary paintings, Cologne, Germany
2000
Paintings Exhibition, Rheada-Eieden Bruck, Germany
2000
Exhibition of the work of teachers’ and students’ from Baltic military academies, Tartu, Estonia
2000
Latvian contemporary painting, ‘Gertsev Gallery’, Atlanta, USA
1999
‘Contemporary Latvian Art’ in State Museum ‘Palazzo delle Esposizzioni’, Roma, Italy
1998
‘Latvian Painting’ Exhibition Hall ‘Theodor Theus Academie’, Cologne, Germany


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS


National Art Museum of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Museum of Artists' Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Swedbank, Riga, Latvia
Ventspils Oil, Latvia
Russian Art Fund, the Tretyakov Gallery
City museum of Alcamo, Italy
Private collections

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

2013
II St. Petersburg’s International Cultural Forum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013
‘Erasmus+ Programme – What is in it for Higher Education’ Erasmus Ambassador’s conference, Brussel, Belgium

2013
KUNO network meeting, Stockholm

2013
A creative journey - participation in the Children's book fair - Illustrators Exhibition in Bologna, Italy

2012
European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea), General Assembly of art and science academies, Salzburg, Austria

2012
IBBY’s biennial congress, London, Great Britain

2012
ELIA conference, Austria

2012
Copenhagen - Erasmus 25 conference 25 YEARS OF ERASMUS ‘Celebrating Erasmus 25 years past achievements and future perspectives’
University of Copenhagen,Copenhagen K, Denmark

2011-2012
International conference to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Erasmus programme (in the capacity of Erasmus Ambassador), Copenhagen, Denmark; Brussels, Belgium

2011
NICA conference, Jerusalem, Israel

2011
International interdisciplinary conference, Campus, Valrose, Villa Arson, Nice

2011
CUMULUS conference, Paris, France

2010
International seminar and creative workshop of Art Academy of Latvia and Design and architecture school Ecole Boulle of Paris.
RIGA.PARIS.DESIGN.
Riga, Latvia

2009
CUMULUS Conference – presentation of the Art Academy of Latvia, Saint-Etienne, France

2009
CUMULUS- Participation, London, United Kingdom,

2009
Korea ‘Silk Road’
International conference– Education Without Borders
Lecture
Conference of the rectors from the World Art Universities

2008
The cooperation project of Riga and Florence
/Delegation of the Ministry of Culture/, Florence, Venice

2009
CUMULUS, Saint-Etienne

2008
Conference CUMULUS and international students’ work competition - exhibition Design for Happiness, Kyoto, Japan

2007
CIRRUS, lecture. Tallin, Estonia









AWARDS

2016
The Order of Arts and Letters (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) in art and literature, the Chevalier (Knight) grade order for his contributions in improving French Latvian cultural relations

2013
The diploma of the honorary member, Latvian Academy of Sciences

2013
Purvitis Prize 2013 – nominated for paintings ‘Roofs Sicily. Triptych’, ‘Riga. Lacplesis and School Street Corner’, ‘Paris II’, ‘Krīpēni I’ and ‘Beijing. Red Wall’ exhibition ‘World City’ Valmiera Museum Exhibition House (05.04. -04.05.2013).

2012
IBBY Honour list Hans Christian Andersen – illustrations for Māra Cielēna’s book ‘Princess Aurelia and Tree Ghosts’

2009
The Cross of Recognition,
Commander of the Cross of Recognition Latvian State Awards

2006
IBBY Hour list Hans Christian Andersen – illustrations for Māra Cielēna’s book ‘Fairy Tales about Two’

2005
The award by „Dante Alighieri Society’ – diploma and medal for the contribution to the promotion of Latvian and Italian relations and popularization of Italian culture

2004
Award of the Italian president ‘ ORDINE AL MERIT0 DELLA REPUBBLICA ITALIANA. COMENDATORE’

2001
First Prize for book design ‘The Most Beautiful Book of the Year’, Yearbook of the Art Academy of Latvia
1995
First Prize in Fresco-painting Biennale ‘Golden griffon’, Dozza, Italy


BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS


2013
Juris Zvirgzdiņš ‘Ahoi! Floods in Daugava ‘, publisher ‘Zvaigzne ABC’, Riga, Latvia

2013
‘Cricket traitor’ BICKI-BUCK BOOK No.15, by Vilis Plūdonis, Publisher, ‘Liels un mazs’ Riga, Latvia

2012
„Princess Aurelia and Treeghosts’, by Māra Cielēna
Publisher ‘Lietusdārzs’ Riga, Latvia

2008
‘Fairy tale about the beaver of the Tebra’, by Māris Rungulis,
Publisher „Pētergailis’ Riga, Latvia

2008
„I had no need to hurry’ by Liāna Langa, paintings,
Publisher „Lietusdārzs’ Riga, Latvia

2007
„Don Quixote’ by Don Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra,
Publisher „Jumava’, Riga, Latvia

2007-2008
‘Out of the Blue’, by Māra Treiberga, Aphorisms I – illustrations
Publisher „Lietusdārzs’ Riga, Latvia
Ilustrācijas Māras Treibergas Aforismi II – ilustrācijas, Izdevnecība „Lietusdārzs’, Riga, Latvia

2003
„Fairy tales about twosomes’ ,by Māra Cielēna,
2-nd place at the Annual Book Award,
Publisher „ALI S’, Riga, Latvia

2001
1 st place for the design of the book „The most beautiful book of the year’, Art Academy of Latvia
Riga, Latvia