Pauls Jaunzems

Date of birth: 23rd July 1951 in Užava, Ventspils region, Latvia.

1972 graduated Ventspils Musical Hight School

1982 graduated Latvian Academy of Art, Faculty of Sculpture

1982 graduated from the Department of Sculpture at the Latvian Academy of Art

1986 became a member of the Artists’ Union of Latvia

From 1976 has taken part in exhibitions, sculpting symposiums and plein air workshops

Main fields of work: indoor, garden and park sculptures

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021 "Everything is in stone", Ventspils, Latvia
2011 "Stone story", Open - Air workshop, Riga

2008 “Morning”,Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2001 “Metaphor”,Ventspils Museum, Ventspils, Latvia

1999 “Sea Stones”, Ventspils Museum, Ventspils, Latvia

1998 Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvāle, Latvia

1997 Foreign Art Museum, Riga, Latvia

1996 City Art Gallery, Kankaanpää, Finland

Gallery Rīgas vīni, Riga, Latvia

1994 “Myth of the Stone”, Daugava Gallery, Riga, Latvia

1987 AB Dam,Riga, Latvia

SIGNIFICANT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020  Exhibition "Sculpture. Object". Kuldīga, Latvia

2020  Exhibition of granite sculptures by contemporary Latvian sculptors. Pedvale art park

2019. Sculpture project in UBE Biennale in collaboration with Takeshi Tanabe, Ube, Japan

2017. International Contemporary Art Exhibition "SILK ROAD", Hi`an, China

2015. Exhibition "PERSPECTIVE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM" Arsenal, Riga

2015. Exhibition "OKURAYAMA EXPRESSIONS 2015" Okurayama, Japan

2011 Exhibition "By the Amber Sea", Arsenal, Riga

2011 Exhibition, Ventspils

2010 Exhibition "Golden works", Arsenal, Riga

2005 Outdoor Installation Exhibition “Hiki International Expressions 2005”, Tokyo, Japan

2004 Outdoor Installation Exhibition “Hiki International Expressions 2004”, Tokyo, Japan

2003 Outdoor Installation Exhibition Hiki International Expressions 2003, Tokyo, Japan

Outdoor Project Exhibition “Kyoto Project 2003 – With Baltic Wind”, Kyoto, Japan

2001 Outdoor Installation Exhibition International Sculptors Exhibition for and Together with the Friendly Sculptors Met at Symposiums Worldwide, Seoul, South Korea

International Exhibition of Art “Omori Bellport Art Exhibition”, Tokyo, Japan

“Metropolis”, Riga, Latvia

“Project – Sculpture in the Riga Council”, Riga, Latvia

2000 International Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga 2000”, Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia

Regional Artists Exhibition, Ventspils Museum, Ventspils, Latvia

Exhibition “Baltic Art”, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, USA

1999 “Autumn ‘99”, Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia

Second World Latvian Art Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

1998 Ventspils Regional Artists Exhibition “Peninsula”, Gallery of the Artists’ Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

“Autumn ’98”, Exhibition Hall Arsenāls,Riga, Latvia

“Miniature”, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia

“Still Life”, Gallery of the Latvian Artists’ Union, Riga, Latvia

“Riga 800”, St. Peter's Cathedral, Riga, Latvia

1997 “Art Days ‘97” Riga, Latvia

“Peninsula”, Ventspils Museum, Ventspils, Latvia

“Latvian Contemporary Art”, Grand Salle de l`Aubette, Strasbourg; Maison du Danemark, Paris, France

“Autumn ’97”, Riga, Latvia

“Origin”, Exhibition Hall of the Artists’ Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

1996 International Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga ‘96. At the Crossroads”, Riga, Latvia

1994 Exhibition of Latvian artists, Toronto, Canada

1992 International Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga ‘92” Riga, Latvia (diploma)

1990 First World Latvian Art Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

1988 Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga 88”, Riga, Latvia (diploma)

1986 Sculptors Group Exhibition “Art Days ‘86”, Cēsis Exhibition Hall, Cēsis, Latvia

1984 Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga ‘84”, Riga, Latvia (diploma)

1983 “Autumn ‘83”, Riga, Latvia

1980 Sculpture Quadrennial “Riga ‘80”, Riga, Latvia

1976 All Union Young Artists Exhibition, Moscow, USSR (diploma)

SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUMS, PLEIN AIRWORKSHOPS

2019 International sculpture symposium MUSIC IN STONE, Baku, Azerbaijan 

2017 International sculpture symposium Tehran, Iran

2017 International sculpture symposium Udine, Italy

2016 STONE SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM. Riga

2015 International Sculpture Symposium Okurayama, Japan

2011 International Sculpture Symposium, Aswan, Egypt

2007 International Outdoor Art Symposium,Gaiziņkalns, Latvia

International Sculpture Symposium, Ventspils, Latvia

Outdoor Art Symposium “Boryeong’s International Black Stone Sculpture Symposium”,Boryeong, South Korea

2006 International Sculpture Symposium, Ventspils, Latvia

International Sculpture Symposium, Šventoji, Lithuania

2005 International Sculpture Symposium, Ventspils, Latvia

International Sculpture Symposium, Riga, Latvia

International Sculpture Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey

2004 International Sculpture Symposium, Ventspils, Latvia

2000 First Saeng-Cho International Contemporary Sculpture Symposium, Saeng-Cho, South Korea

First Blokhus International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Blokhus, Denmark

1999 International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Hojer, Denmark

1998 International Wood Sculpture Symposium,Riga, Latvia

International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Hojer, Denmark

Stone Sculpture Symposium, Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvāle, Latvia

1997 International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Bramminge, Denmark

International Stone Sculpture Symposium, Angermünde, Germany

1995 Cliff and Stone Sculpture Symposium,Kankaanpää, Finland

First Wood Sculpture Plein AirWorkshop, Liepāja, Latvia

1994 First International Granite Sculpture Symposium, Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

1989 Valmiera Stone Sculpting Plein Air Workshop, Valmiera, Latvia

1987 International Sculpture Symposium, Riga

1986 International Granite Sculpting Symposium,Riga, Latvia

1985 Granite Sculpting Symposium, Riga, Latvia

Valmiera Stone Sculpting Plein Air Workshop, Valmiera, Latvia

1984 Sculpture symposium, “Ezerciems”, Riga region, Latvia

WORKS IN MUSEUMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

Collection of the Artists’ Union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

Pāvilosta Regional Studies Museum, Pāvilosta, Latvia

Aizkraukle Museum of History and Art, Aizkraukle, Latvia

International Contemporary Art Centre, Seoul, South Korea

Latvian Centre, Toronto, Canada

Private collections in Riga, Stockholm, New York, Helsinki, Kankaanpää (Finland), Bramminge (Denmark)

GARDEN AND PARK SCULPTURES

Reykjavik (Iceland) – the work “Support” was created and erected in the city in 1996, as a gift from Latvia

Pāvilosta – open air exhibition

Rīga – Sculpture garden at Mārupīte, in the square by the Arkādijas Park, on AB Dam

City space,Jūrmala, Latvia

Ventspils– in the city

City Park, Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Eda Garden Museum, Japan

AWARDS

2008 First place at the International sculpture symposium, Ventspils

2007 First place in the ideas competition for the “Victims of the Year of Terror”, Riga, Latvia

2000 Prize at the Saeng-Cho International SculptureSymposium, South Korea

1999 Second place in the fountain design competition, Ventspils, Latvia

1998 Prize in the competition for the Monument to Victims of the Communist Terror, Riga, Latvia

First place in the sculpture design competition, Ventspils, Latvia