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Laima Eglite
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
116 x 89 cm
Laima Eglite
Dance
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
100 X 60 cm
Laima Eglite
Less is more
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
95 x 65 cm
Laima Eglite
Love me tender
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
89 x 130 cm
Laima Eglite
Night fall
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
95 x 65 cm
Laima Eglite
Sisters
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
24 x 30 cm
Laima Eglite
Whisper
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
100 X 60 cm
Laima Eglite
Lovers
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 X 22 cm
Laima Eglite
Lovers (18 x 24 cm)
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
18 x 24 cm
Laima Eglite
Performance
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
116 x 898 cm
Laima Eglite
Unknown
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 x 22 cm
Laima Eglite
Masquerade
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
80 x 60 cm
Laima Eglite
Every picture tells a story
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
81 x 116 cm
Laima Eglite
Dream
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
60 x 100 cm
Laima Eglite
By appointment
Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
33 x 24 cm
About the artist

1945, Born in Riga Latvia

"Image is my language (...) I am fascinated by theatre. Therefore I 'play' my paintings. 

Education 
1958- 1965: Janis Rozentals Art Highschool. 
1966-1974: Latvian Academy of Art, Painting Department.

Creative Activities: painting, animation films and book illustrations for children. 
Member of the Latvian Artists Society since 1976.

Public collections 
Art and local History Museum, Tukums, Latvia 
The State Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia 
The Art Collection of the Latvian Artists'Union 
The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Russia 
The Art Museum at Sverdlovska, Russia

Selected exhibitions and Art Fairs 
Since 1969, regular participation in more than 60 exhibitions in Latvia and abroad.  
Among them : 1979: Baltic young artists exhibition, Vilnius, Lithuania. 
1981: Vilnius Painting Triennial. 
1989: The USSR Painting Exhibition, Moscow. 
1990: The Vilnius Book Illustration Triennial. 
1998: II All Latvian Art Exhibition, Riga, Latvia. 
1989: Riga Days in Bremen, Germany: Lettische Malerei. 
1990: Malerei der achtzigen Jahre aus Lettland Riga, Munchen Hilton. 
1995: Arte Fiera 95. International Fair of Contemporary Art, Bologna. 
2001: Classic VIII International Biennial, Kortrijk, Belgium. 
2003: d’Haudrecy Art Gallery, Belgium (solo) 
2003: Marsha Child Contemporary, Princeton N.J., USA 2003: Blackheath Gallery, London, UK 2003: El Cantil Gallery, Santander, Spain 
2005: El Cantil Galeria de Arte, Puente Arce, Spain(solo) 
2006: Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, UK 
2007: Gallery Strenger, Tokyo, Japan (solo) 
2009 ( 21 Aug.- 20 sept) : solo exhibition at the Latvian National Museum of Art . Retrospective of the artist's works spanning almost thirty years (1971-2009) of her creative career.

Solo Exhibition 21 aug. - 20 sept. 2009 
Laima Eglite , one of the most versatile artists of her generation, alongside painting is also working in book graphic art and animation. Eglite trained as a professional artist at Janis Rozentäls Riga Secondary Art School and Department of Painting of the Latvian Acamdemy of Art. Duality, formally ranging from use of lacal spectre hues to nuanced subtlety of half-tones, from a bold brushstroke to a pointillistic pulse, is typical of Laima Eglite's painting, resulting in compositions that are, at times, static and serene and, at other times, powerfully expressive. Laima Eglite's solo exhibition at the White Hall of Latvian National Museum of Art offers a retrospective overview of the artist's work, spanning almost thirty (1971-2009) years of her creative career.