Grata JJ



Anete Lesīte

Author's works

Anete Lesīte
Anete Lesīte

2015 - Master’s degree
Art Academy of Latvia Faculty of Visual Arts Department of Painting, (Master classes by Rector A. Naumov and prof. K. Zarinsh)
2011/12 – ERASMUS student, The Academy of Fine Arts Palermo,
2011 - Bachelor's degree
2008-2011 Art Academy of Latvia Faculty of Visual Arts Department of Painting,
1992-94, 1997-98
Latvia University, Faculty of Philology, Communication science and journalism
1995 – Present Latvia Television,
2013 – Present, Journalist/editor in Culture news, Portret programs
2006 - 2012
Journalist/editor of daily cultural life observation program “100g kultūras”,
Editorial experience in LTV programs:
Portraits of popular individuals (26’);
Documental movie of town Sigulda 800 anniversary and festival “Spring of France”;
Display of Song and Dance festival preparation process in TV announcements and TV diaries, State translation program;
Daily morning program “Rīts”;
Foreign cultural news weekly program “Magic square”
Weekend guide “Ekstra”;
First dating show “Game of Happiness”

Movie experience:
Assistant to film director Ilona Bruvere
Documentary movie “My world. Paris, London, Berlin, Roma”

Work in press:
- 1998-1999 journalist in newspaper “Spogulis”
-1992 – 1995 journalist in newspaper “Labrīt” news department
- 1990-1991 typist in newspaper “Padomju Jaunatne”, later – “Latvijas Jaunatne”

Exhibition experience:
Solo exhibition “Creation of the world” with 4 years old daughter in gallery “Istaba” (“Room”), 2017
Artists group exhibition „Opening nr.2”, gallery „MuseumLV” JJ Grata, 2017
- Solo exhibition „Erotic dreams”, 2015, gallery „Kalnciema Quarter”, - Latvian Academy of Art Master's exhibition 2015,
- Contemporary Art Festival Survival Kit, theme - the future
Project Talking Portraits - painting, video (6 large-scale portraits of public figures, experts in various professions and interviews on the future of the topic),
- 2010 and 2008 VI.P. Plein Air (landscape, environmental objects, video, photography, performance art, painting on film, video work “VI.P.plenērs” camera mounting),
- August 2010 Augusts VI.P. Plein Air exhibition in Ogre school of art
- 2010 and 2011, 2012 SEB stipend in painting competition,
- 2010 student work exhibition Autumn 2010 in Happy Art Museum,
- Autumn 2010 Dirty Deal Cafe Spīķeri – student work exibition “+30 degrees”,
- 2010 exhibition “AiNava” in gallery “L”,
- 2008-2014“Jarmarka” Cristmass sales exibition in LMA
- 2010,2011,2012 “Brederlo - von Sengbusch Art Prize” competition for Latvian Academy of Art,
- 2009 exibition “Autumn 2009” Happy Art Museum,
- 2008 exibition of Alberta foundation „Wooden Architecture“,
- 2008 LMA student summer plein air exibition in Ikšķile church;

Additional courses and seminars attended:

- 2005-2007 Academy training courses in painting, drawing, composition,
- English courses in Latvian Television 2014-2015, Elementary
- 2004 “Art Theraphy Theater”- practical training course of Moscow Psichology and Pedagogical Institute ,
- 2003 “Breakfast television course” in Bornholm (new morning show development, filming and Avid montage)
- National Radio and Televizion Council seminar “How to create television?”,
- 2001. “Team management course” – Mass Media Academy of Netherlands and LTV staff international training course in Riga,
- 2000 “Interview Technique” - “Baltic Media Centre” courses in Bornholmā,
- 1999 – intensive english language courses, Lidija Stiebra theater studium;