1. b. 1982 in Riga, Latvia

    lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden

               

    Education

    2005 – 2011 MFA, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

    2004 – 2005 Pernby School of Painting, Stockholm

            

    Selected Exhibitions

    2019  In Eight Fits, Bångska våningen, Stockholm

    2019  Malduguns, solo, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm

    2018  Körsbärsgårdens Konsthall, Gotland

    2016  Hot plug Cold plug, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm

    2015  Artmart, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

    2015  Cave in, solo, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm

    2013  Market Art Fair, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Konstakademien, Stockholm

    2013  Parallellogram, Arkivhuset, Smedjebacken

    2012  Anteroom, solo, Susanne Pettersson Gallery, Stockholm

    2011  Körsbärsgårdens Konsthall, solo, Gotland

    2011  Vacated, variations, MFA degree show, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

                       

    Other

    2015  Artists for Refugees, charity auction, Södra teatern, Stockholm

    2012  Guest teacher at Tibble High School Arts Programme

    2009  Anti Superstition Party, visuals with Therese Enström, Riche, Stockholm

                 

    Represented

    Stockholm City

    Swedish Association for Art

    County Council of Uppsala

    Apoteket art association

    Handelsbanken art association

    Private collections

                   

    Grants

    2018  Grez-sur-Loing, Carl Larsson Studio residency, Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts

    2016  Three-year studio support grant, Stockholm City

    2015  One-year working grant, The Swedish Art Grants Committee

    2015  Carl Larsson scholarship, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts

    2011  Foundation Karin and Gösta Rittner's scholarship fund

    2010  Wilhelm Smiths scholarship

                  

    Press / text

    Abstrakt konst mellan stillhet och stökig lekfullhet, Svenska Dagbladet, 2019

    Bryt ned – tänk om – bygg upp, Omkonst, 2015

    Sceniska väntrum, Omkonst, 2012

    Miraklet som mysterium eller rutin, Kunstkritikk, 2011

    Mikelis Lapsa ställer ut på Körsbärsgårdens konsthall, Hela Gotland, 2011

    Se världen passera förbi, Omkonst, 2008