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Roberts Diners

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Roberts Diners
Roberts Diners

Born 1977 in Riga, Latvia.
Has been making sculptures since 1980.
A member of the Latvian Sculptors’ Centre since 2001.
A member of the Artists Union of Latvia since 2001.
A member of International Art Medal Federation (FIDEM) since 2005.
2002 graduated from Art Academy of Latvia with a Bachelor’s degree in Art history and theory.
2004 graduated from Art Academy of Latvia with a Masters of Arts degree (MA) in sculpture.
His favourite materials for sculptures are wax, bronze, clay, stone and wood.
His sculptures are in the Open - Air Museum of Art in Pedvale, in private collections in Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, India, USA etc.

ONE MAN SHOWS:
1997 – ‘The Secret Life of Humanimal Beings’, Martin Silberhorn Private Art Space, (Bad Honnef, Germany)
1998 – ‘The Secret Life of Humanimal Beings’, LN Gallery, (Riga)
1999 – ‘Present in the Past’, Dr. Trauzettel Private Art Space, (Bonn, Germany)
2000 – ‘The Secret Life of Humanimal Beings’, the Theatre Vanemuine, (Tartu, Estonia)
2003 – ‘Human-Bird who does not fly’, Gallery Māksla XO, (Riga)
2005 – ‘Gold Man’, Ivonna Veiherte Art Gallery (Riga)
2006 – ‘Running Man’, Gallery Māksla XO, (Riga)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
1998 – ‘The 2nd World-wide Latvian Contemporary Art Exhibition’, (Riga)
1998 – ‘Autumn – 98’, (Riga, Latvia)
1999 – ‘The Exhibition of Young Artists of Baltic States’, Gallery East Meets West, (Cologne, Germany)
1999 – ‘Autumn – 99’, (Riga)
2000 – ‘Six rooms’, Open – air Art Museum at Pedvale, (Latvia)
2001 – ‘Riga – Minsk’, Exhibition of Latvian Graphic Art and Sculpture,
Republican Gallery of Arts, (Minsk, Byelorussia)
2002 – ‘Autumn – 2001’, (Riga)
2002 – ‘The Vertical Horizon’, Gallery Scherbach 6, (Rheinbach/Bonn, Germany)
2002 – ‘Autumn – 2002’, (Riga)
2002 – ‘Christmas Present. Art Belongs to Children’, the Museum of New Art, (Pärnu, Estonia)
2003 – ‘The 11th Latvian triennial of art medals’, The State Museum of Art, (Riga)
2004 – ‘Dolo – mits’, The Museum of Foreign Art, (Riga)
2004 – ‘The 6th Baltic Medal Triennal’, the Museum of History and Art of Jelgava (Latvia) and
‘Sv. Jono Street Gallery’ (Vilnius, Lithuania)
2005 – ‘Against the Stream’, Gallery ‘Bastejs’ (Riga) – Gallery ‘Arka’ (Petersburg, Russia)
2006 - ‘The 11th Latvian triennial of art medals’, The Museum of Foreign Art, (Riga)
2009 – ‘Light - shadow’, S. Peter cathedral, (Riga)
2009 – ‘The Latvian Artists Days’, Gallery Vera, (Drobak, Norway)
2009 – ‘The Wonderful Journey’, VEF Art Centre, (Riga)
2010 – ‘Golden Works’, Arsenals Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum (Riga)
2011 – ‘Hybrid Overflights’ – The Artist as Photographer. Mid 19th century – 2010,
Latvian National Museum of Art – Exhibition Hall Arsenals, (Riga)
2014 -2015 – ‘Perspective of the Solar System’ at the Arsenals Exhibition Hall
of the Latvian National Museum of Art (Riga)
2016 – ‘Art Space – Sculptures on the Beach’ Dzintari, Jurmala (Latvia)

EXIBITIONS TOGETHER WITH ARTIST LILIJA DINERE:
2004 – ‘In the Shadow of the Tree of Paradise II’, Tampere Maja Gallery (Tartu, Estonia)
2004 – ERELDE ‘The Tree of Bronze’, Ivonna Veiherte Art Gallery (Riga)
2010 – ERELDE ‘The Song of Roland’, Ivonna Veiherte Art Gallery (Riga)
2012 – ‘The Odyssey of the Winged King’, Gallery Bastejs (Riga)
2013 – ‘Paintings, Graphics, Sculptures, Objects’, Galerie Rosemarie Bassi (Remagen, Germany)
2015 – ‘Never Ending War’ participation in the project ‘Frauen in Krieg und Frieden 15-45-15’,
Frauen Museum (Bonn, Germany)

BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS TOGETHER WITH ARTIST LILIJA DINERE:
2010 – ‘The Song of Roland’ (The Medieval French Epos)
2015 – ‘The Edda Songs’, (The collection of Old Norse poems)