Aija Vinkelmane
Born in Riga, Latvia in 23 February 1984

Education
2011 Residency in Paris at Cité Internationale des Arts
2008 – 2010 Art Academy of Latvia, master’s degree in painting
2006 Universidade do Porto, visual arts departments, student exchange programs, Porto, Portugal
2004 – 2008 Art Academy of Latvia, bachelor’s degree in painting
1995 – 2003 Janis Rozentals Riga art school, specialization – Multimedia Designer
1990 – 1995 Riga 25th school

Activities
2010 Workshop of Masters 2010 of the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
2009 Workshop Little Montmartre Festival, Riga, Latvia
2008 6donne workshop, Palermo, Sicily
2007 Charity project – exhibition, auction Anna. With Love … Curator, Gallery First Floor, Riga, Latvia

Exhibitions
2015 Julegaven, gallery BOA, Oslo, Norway
2015 Juleutstilling, gallery Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2014 Galerijas Istaba jubilejas izstāde, gallery Istaba, Riga, Latvia
2014 Juleutstilling, gallery Fineart, Oslo, Norway
2014 Et Årsverk, Kultursenteret Stabekk Kino, Bærum, Norway
2014 Utvalgte, gallery Gulden Kunstverk, Steinberg, Norway
2013 Off the wall, gallery -kunstplass 5, Oslo, Norway
2013 The great summer exhibition 2013, Gallery Mans’s Jekabpils, Latvia
2013 Somewhere different, gallery -kunstplass 5, Oslo, Norway
2012 Magic Room, Pushwagner Galleri in Window Box, Oslo, Norway
2011 Selected works, Restourant K.I.D., Riga, Latvia
2011 6donne exhibition, gallery Ice cellar, Valmiera, Latvia
2011 Anatomy of dream, gallery Istaba, Riga, Latvia
2010 Sweetheart, B.bar, Riga, Latvia
2010 Free Time, gallery Carousell, Riga, Latvia
2010 Night in the city, gallery Carousell, Riga, Latvia
2010 Colour. Line. Shape., Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
2010 The idea of magic, Promenade hotel, Liepaja, Latvia
2010 Exhibition of workshop of Multi-visual painting of Aleksejs Naumovs and Kaspars Zariņš and the Masters of the Art Academy of Latvia, gallery Global Art Room, Riga, Latvia
2010 The great summer exhibition 2010, Gallery Mans’s Jekabpils, Latvia
2010 8. March, gallery Art, Riga, Latvia
2009 SEB Bank scholarship exhibition in painting, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2009 Between the two roads, Art gallery Sky&More, Riga, Latvia
2009 Culture block, protest action, exhibition, VEF, Riga, Latvia
2009 Exhibition of Art Academy of Latvia, Wismar university (Hochschule), Bad Doberan, Germany
2009 Pavilion, young designers and painters shop, Domina, Riga, Latvia
2009 Unbearable freedom, exhibition included in program White nights 2009, Riga, Latvia
2009 The great summer exhibition 2009, Gallery Mans’s Jekabpils, Latvia
2008 Greetings from Palermo!, Andalusian dog, Riga, Latvia
2008 Riga – Nürnberg – Riga, Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
2008 Art prize Brederlo – Fon Zengbusu exhibition of LMA students works, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2008 Wooden Architecture, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2008 Erasmus 20th anniversary exhibition, Riga, Latvia
2008 Take Your Time, exhibition included in program White nights 2008, Riga, Latvia
2008 Self-portrait, Gallery Birkenfeld, Riga, Latvia
2008 SEB Bank scholarship exhibition in painting, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2008 ID, Gallery First Floor, Riga, Latvia
2008 Pearls of flaming era, Gallery Bonhans, Riga, Latvia
2007 Still Pārdaugava, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2007 Erotic story, Gallery First Floor, Riga, Latvia
2007 Anna. With Love … , Gallery First Floor, Riga, Latvia
2007 Prof. Induļa Zariņa scholarship exhibition in painting, Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia
2007 Exchanged RLMV, Riga, Latvia
2006 My Neighbour, Porto, Portugal
2005 Black and white, MC2, Riga, Latvia
2004 Autumn feeling, MC2, Riga, Latvia
2002 The City, Plymonth, Great Britain

Memberships
Norwegian Visual Artists Society (Norske Billedkunstnere)
BOA – Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus