ZANE ZLEMEŠA

Born 1988 / Riga, Latvia

Education

2010 – 2014                 BA (Hons), Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, Faculty of Visual Arts, Department of Printmaking, Riga, Latvia

2014                            MA (Hons), Art Academy of Latvia, Faculty of Visual Arts, Department of Printmaking, Riga, Latvia

2012 – 2013                 Erasmus Scholarship, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Printmaking, Antwerp, Belgium

2012                            Jāņa L. Vintera Scholarship for creative printmaking, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2011                            Borisa Bērziņa Scholarship, drawing, Daugava Gallery, Riga, Latvia

Awards

2014                            1st Prize, Comic Competition “Body Factory“, Riga, Latvia

2013                            Prize, Awagami International Miniprint Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan; Sheffield International Artist´s Book Prize, Sheffield, UK

2012                            1st Prize, Drawing Exhibition “Human Body“, Antwerp, Belgium

Residence

2014                            LCCA Summer School, Cesis, Latvia

2013                            Frans Masereel Centrum, Printmaking workshop, Kasterlee, Belgium

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2015                            Wondering Mind, Antwerp, Belgium

2014                            Contact, Young Artists Exhibition, Daugava Gallery, Riga, Latvia; Printmaking: Art and Book, Mālpils, Latvia; Picture Story, Picture Book Quadrennial, National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia; Grafika-s, Exhibition of Contemporary Printmaking, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2013                            My Motif, Gallery Face to Face, Tokyo, Japan; Experiment Space, Art Academy of Latvia, Department of Printmaking Exhibition, Valmiera, Latvia; Interplay, Exhibition of Latvian-Estonian Printmakers, Haapsalu, Estonia; Global Print 2013, Douro, Portugal; 8th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Vilnius, Lithuania; Cross Currents, International Project, Printmaking Exhibition, Boston – USA, Tianjin – China, Antwerp – Belgium; Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Print, Kazanlak, Bulgaria; Young Printmakers Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

KoMASK 2012, Drawing Prize Exhibition, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

2012                            Domraksts, Painting Exhibition, Totaldobže Art Center, Riga, Latvia

2011                            Edam Neēdams, Printmaking Exhibition, Sigulda, Latvia

She lives in Riga, Latvia

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