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Brigita Zelca-Aispure


Born in 1986. Lives and works in Riga, Latvia.

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Education


2010–2012
- MA Department of Visual Communication,
the Art Academy of Latvia

2006–2010
- BA Glass Art, the Art Academy of Latvia

2001–2005
- Glass Design Department,
Riga School of Design and Art

1992–2001
- Olaine Secondary School No. 1 


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Further Education

2009
- Studies in the studio
of the artist Antoine Leperlier, France

2008
- European Glass Context 2008,
conference, Bornholm, Denmark
- University of Sunderland,
ERASMUS exchange student, Sunderland, UK


2007
- Conference Design. Culture, DIC, Latvia
- Nordic Design Workshops II, lecturer Sverker Bergström, Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia

2006
- Conference Design. Future, DIC, Latvia


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Solo Exhibitions

2012
- Movement. Migration,
the garden of Riga Cathedral, Riga, Latvia

2010
- Venus of Willendorf 21st century,
the front of the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga

2009
- Sandbox, The Glass Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2004
- PULSE : 2, BW photography, RDMV, Riga, Latvia


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Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
- kim? SALON, kim?, Riga, Latvia
- Hello, Head!, Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia.
Curated by Helena Demakova.

2013
- The Last Exhibition,
Literature and Music museum, Riga, Latvia

2012
- Migration, MA graduate exhibition,
the Art Academy of Latvia Corps No. 2

2011
- Survival Kit 3, Coloured Metal,
a collaboration with Klavs Upaciers, Riga

2010
- Switch, Riga Art Space. Riga, Latvia

2008
- Vitrum Balticum IV, New and Young group exhibition,
Kaunas, Lithuania
- Dry Run, Sunniside gallery. Sunderland, UK


2007
- Fragile, the House of Mencendorf. Riga, Latvia
- Transparent, Jurmala City Museum, Latvia

2006
- Mo-Mosaic, A. Suna glass gallery, Riga, Latvia


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Awards

2014
- Riga Smiles Again,
winner of the art competition, Riga, Latvia

2013
- Riga Smiles,
winner of the art competition, Riga, Latvia

2009
- Design Excellence Award,
Design Information Centre, Riga, Latvia

2008
- Design Award for the glass project BB,
a collaboration with Kristaps Grundsteins,
Latvian Designers’ Society


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Collections


2007

- Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark
- National Museum in Lviv, Ukraine


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Competitions

2009

- Zwieseler Kölbl,
European talent advancement
award for glass artists. Germany

2008
- Solitude - Landschaft im aufbruch, Germany / Iceland
- The 2nd International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Hungary
- Talente 2008 International Trade Fair
for the Skilled Trades, Munich, Germany

2007
- Young Glass, the finalist of the competition,
Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark


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Projects

2009
- BB Collection of souvenirs
for Latvian National Museum of Art, Latvia


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Media

Oct-Nov/2012
Brigita Zelca-Aispure
By Santa Micule, magazine Studija
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10/06/2012
- Brigita Zelča: Bet varbūt ar mākslu nav jāpelna nauda?
(Brigita Zelca: But maybe one should not earn money with art?)
Satori, online magazine
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22/09/2010
- Brigita Zelca
By Ieva Puke, newspaper Ir
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