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Matiass Jansons

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Matiass Jansons
Matiass Jansons

Born 1973.

Education:
1993 – 1999 Latvia Academy of Arts, Riga. Departement of sculpture, Sculptor diploma.
Training courses – Latvia Academy of Arts (1990-1993).

Side by side with parents – sculptors Andrejs Jansons & Maija Baltina work by hard sculptures materials (granite) in our home atelier "Silkes" in Cesis, Latvia from 1991.

Since 1999 - professional artist.
Since 2003 - member of "Latvia Artists Union".
Co-founder of culture society "ArtCesis" 2010.
Since 1994 – also music project "Pisang Ambon".

Has been contributing to Exhibitions, Symposiums and Art projects in Latvia, Lithuania, Austria, Sweden, Czech rep., Germany, Turkey, Finland, Italy, Estonia and Belgium.

Author works are in collections in Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Canada, Germany, Finland, Turkey and Czech Republic.
Famous sculpture "Through the Centuries" (Nightwatch) – one of envisage symbols for town Cesis 800 anniversary.
Sculpture materials: Granite, marble, terracotta Marble-mix, wood, bronze, dolomite, peat, salt.

Languages in different levels: Latvian, English, Russian, German.

Artistic activities: (period 2002.-2017.)

2017.
• Annual art exhibition of Vidzeme region, Aluksne, Latvia,

2016.
• Solo exhibition, Exhibition hall of Valmiera museum, Latvia,
• Sculpture in public area "Witness history" (granite), Vecate, Latvia.
• Art project "Hanseartworks 2016" , Bergen, Norway.
• Annual art exhibition of Vidzeme region, Sigulda, Latvia.
• Sculpture in public area "Old Cesis" (bronze, granite), Cesis, Latvia.
• Art exhibition, St.Peter church, Riga, Latvia.
• Solo exhibition, International Marc Rothko center, Daugavpils, Latvia.
• Art exhibition, Jaunpiebalga, Latvia.
• Snow sculpture competition "Klausberg Ice gaumes" Steinhaus, Italy.

2015.
• Annual art exhibition of Vidzeme region, Valmiera, Latvia.
• Annual group exhibition "Autumn", Riga, Latvia.
• Sculpture symposium "Toys", Venciunai, Lithuania.
• Cesis Exhibition hall 30 years jubilee art exhibition, Latvia.
• Art exhibition "Big six", gallery "Bastejs", Riga, Latvia.
• Sculpture workshop "Portrait" (lead artist), Cesis, Latvia.
• Sculpture in public area "Eyes" (wood, glass), Liepas manor, Latvia.
• Sculpture symposium, International Marc Rothko center, Daugavpils, Latvia.

2014.
• Annual group exhibition "Autumn", Riga, Latvia.
• Art exhibition, St.Peter church, Riga, Latvia.
• Wood sculpture symposium, Alytus, Lithuania.
• Solo exhibition, Alytus, Lithuania,
• Annual art exhibition of Vidzeme region, Madona, Latvia.
• Solo exhibition, Gallery "Mala", Cesis.
• Solo exhibition "Sculpture" Gallery "Bastejs", Riga, Latvia,
• Art project "Wow", Luciano Benetton collection , Latvia / Italy.

2013.
• Vidzeme region artists group exhibition, Madona city museum, Latvia,
• Solo exhibition "When I have still 39", Cesis Exhibition hall, Latvia.
• Exhibition "Miniatures" Misins library, Riga, Latvia.
• Sculpture symposium "Harmony", Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition, Gallery "Mukusalas Makslas salons", Riga, Latvia.
• Sculpture symposium / sculpture in public area "Fairy tail", Alytus, Lithuania.
• Annual group exhibition "Autumn", Riga, Latvia.

2012.
• Solo exhibition, Gallery "Leduspagrabs", Valmiera, Latvia.
• "38.Annual art exhibition of Cesis region", Cesis Exhibition hall, Latvia.
• Sculpture in public area "Valley", (granite, bronze) Sigulda castle, Latvia.
• "Kunst Messe" Berlin, Germany.
• Group exhibition "12 artists-12 sculptures", "Splendid Palace", Riga, Latvia.
• Solo exhibition "Sculpture", Gallery "Bastejs", Riga, Latvia.
• Group exhibition, Achim, Germany.
• Sculpture symposium Alytus, Lithuania,
• Sculpture workshop – symposium (lead artist), Achim, Germany.
• Group exhibition "Region artists", Cesis castle, Latvia.

2011.
• Group exhibition "Region artists" Cesis castle, Latvia.
• International sculpture symposium "12", Bauska, Latvia.
• "37.Annual art exhibition of Cesis region", Cesis Exhibition hall, Latvia.
• International sculptors exhibition Riga St.Peters ch., Latvia.

2010.
• Group exhibition "Region artists", Cesis, Latvia.
• Workshop "Sculpture in Anatolia" , Ambarseki, Turkey.
• International sculptors exhibition Riga, Latvia.
• Intenational sculpture bienale "Druskas metomorphosis", Lithuania.
• Solo exhibition "Second level", Cesis, Latvia.
• International Art project "Crossroads Saksalanharju", Haukivuori, Finland.
• "36.Annual art exhibition of Cesis region", Cesis, Latvia.

2009.
• International sculptors exhibition Riga, Latvia.
• Duet exhibition, gallery "Ledus pagrabs", Valmiera, Latvia.
• Group exhibition, Mazeikai, Lithuania.
• Group exhibition Riga, Latvia.
• "35 Annual art exhibition of Cesis region" Cesis, Latvia.

2008.
• Group exhibition Riga, Latvia.
• "5.Art symposium", Valmiera, Latvia,
• Group exhibition gallery "UMC", Praha, Czech rep.,
• Sculpture in public area "Solarium", (solar watch – h=2,3m granite, d=10m), Valmiera, Latvia.
• Group exhibition - performance Cesis, Latvia,
• Sculpture in public area "Castle", (granite, bronze) Cesis, Latvia.
• "34.Annual art exhibition of Cesis region" Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition Riga. Latvia,

2007.
• Group exhibition "Painting and sculpture", Riga, Latvia.
• Group exhibition galerry "Bastejs", "Art on wood", Riga, Latvia.
• "4 International art symposium", Valmiera, Latvia.
• "33 Annual art exhibition of Cesis region", Cesis, Latvia.
• Sculpture in public area "Wesera,s friend", (granite 4,5t , bronze) - Achim, Germany.

2006.
• Group exhibition "Terbatas centrs", Riga, Latvia.
• "3 International art symposium", Valmiera, Latvia.
• Monumental sculpture for Soviet regime victims (granite 10t), Balvi, Latvia.
• Solo exhibition "Real nature", Cesis, Latvia.
• Sculpture symposium "Cesu akmens 2006", Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition "Act III" Riga, Latvia.
• Group exhibition Riga, Latvia.

2005.
• Monumental sculpture for soviet regime victims (granite - 6t, steel), Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition "Lapland delicates" , Riga, Latvia.
• "Through the centuries", sculpture in public area (bronze), Cesis, Latvia.
• Author of wining prize for "3 Cesis photo competition", (dolomite).
• Exhibition "Lapland delicates", Liepaja, Latvia.

2004.
• Group exhibition (Painting and sculpture), Ventspils, Latvia.
• Author of wining medals for "2 Cesis photo competition" (bronze).
• Duet exhibition (Painting and sculpture), Tyreso, Sweden.
• Artist residence in Saxnas, Sweden (NIFCA grant).

2003.
• Monumental sculpture for soviet regime victims (granite, 11 t), Taurene, Latvia.
• 29 Annual Art exhibition of Cesis region – The Cesis exhibition house, Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition (Painting and sculpture) - Cesis, Latvia.
• Performance "Nude Attelier" - Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition "Small forms" - Gallery "Riga", Latvia.
• Openair plainer (and exhibition) "Ruka Ruksi" - Cesis, Latvia.
• Group exhibition "News on …" - Gallery "Bastejs" Riga, Latvia.

2002.
• "LINEART 2002" - Gent, Belgium.
• "Art-Wienna 02" - Wienna, Austria.
• Annual Latvian modern art exhibition "Autumn 2002" - Exhibition hall "Arsenals", Riga, Latvia.
• "Latvian Art days" – Gallery "Lita ART", Riga, Latvia.
• Group exhibition "Small forms" - Gallery "Riga", Riga, Latvia.
• International multimedial mystery "Bridges", Rujiena, Latvia. (Including Fire sculpture more 26 metrs long & 6 metrs high over river Ruja)
• 28. Annual Art exhibition of Cesis region – The Cesis exhibition hall, Cesis, Latvia,
• International symposium "Zvartava" - Castle "Zvartava", Gaujiena, Latvia.
• Symposium exhibition – Exhibition hall in House of familie Mencendorf, Riga, Latvia.