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  1. Curriculum vitae

     

    Name: Agita Maračkovska (ex Šteinberga)

    e-mail: shagita@inbox.lv

    Web page: www.agitamarackovska.com

    Nationality: Latvian, citizen of the Republic of Latvia

    Participation in exhibitions since 2006

    EDUCATION

    2012 - 2014 Art Academy of Latvia studies in Master’s programme

    Faculty of visua plastic arts, department of Sculpture. Recieved Master's degree

    2008 –2012 Art Academy of Latvia, Faculty of visual plastic arts, department of Sculpture.Received bachelor’s degree

    2010 - 2011 studies in  higher educational establishment of arts and medias

    (École supérieure d'art's & médias de Caen), Caen, France. Erasmus lifelong learning programme

    2004 – 2008 - Janis Rozentals Riga Art  School, Latvia

    1997 – 2002 – Jekabpils Art School, Latvia

    FURTHER EDUCATION, COURSE

    2014 - 2015 Intern in DRAWinternational - Artist Residence, Caylus, France

    2014 - French courses for beginners, Institut Français Lettonie

    2011 – KUNO intensive course: contemporary art, technology and paranormal, Häädemeeste Cosmonautic Centre, Estonia

    2008 – Driving course, getting driving license of B category

    2008 - Practice at sculptor Matiass Jansons, Cesis, Latvia

    2008 - Practice in art gallery „Icob” , Eupen, Belgium

    2008 - Practice in design packing company „De TeMa”, Aahen, Germany Getting of testimony of Europass Mobility

    WORKING EXPERIENCE

    2017 - AO Studio, Ceremic teacher for 1st - 5th grade students

    Pedagogy with primary and pre-school children in workshops and summer camps;

    2015/16 and 2017 -  art and design teacher in London Gates Education Group, Riga branch, Latvia;

    Restoration, prop making, exhibition installation, welding.
    Work with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word

    LANGUAGES SPOKEN

    Latvian - native language, English – fluent, German – fluent, French - beginner

    PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

    2014 - "Border", Creative Arts Quartier "Kombinat Art", Riga, Latvia

    2009 – “Catching”, pub “Aptieka”, Riga, Latvia

    DUO EXHIBITIONS

    2018 - Open Studio, Agita Marackovska & Andris Marackovskis, Galery of Serlachius residency, Mänttä, Finland

    2017– Kapiokirstu#3 In Time. Agita Steinberga & Andris Marackovskis, Rauma, Finland

    2016 – Kapiokirstu#2, Agita Steinberga & Andris Marackovskis, Gallery 3H+K, Pori, Finland

    2016 - Kapiokirstu #1 (Dowry Chest #1), Agita Steinberga & Andris Marackovskis, Sepän talo, Rauma, Finland

    2016 - Augusts. Agita Šteinberga & Andris Marackovskis. Creative Arts Quartier "Kombinat Art", Riga, Latvia

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2018 - T.E.H.D.A.S. summer exhibition "RADIO TEKEE MURHAN: K.K:n tutkimuksia osa 1"  8.7.-4.8.2018. Pori, Finland

    2017 - Arts in the Environment - Nordic Symposium  25.08. – 08.10., Vartiosaari, Helsinki, Finland

    2017 - Arteground Baltic. Culture of Nature – environmental art happening, 2017: 18.8.-31.8. Viljandi, Estonia

    2016 - Barefoot Path, Environmental Art Exhibition, Korpo/Korppoo, Finland

    2015 - Autumn 2015 Baricades 25, Artist’s Union of Latvia gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2015 - T-Faktors, The Artist’s Union of Latvia gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2015 - Spirited Mansion, Harviala manor, Janakkala, Finland

    2015 - ''Drop by Drop'' ('Goutte à Goutte'), Studio de l'olm, Caylus, France

    2015 - Artist in Residence - Open Studio, DRAWinternational, Caylus, France

    2015  - Le Grande lessive  « De jour comme de nuit, réfléchir la lumière » (Cultural event - The Great laundry "Day and night, reflect light") Caylus, France

    2015 - "You're what you love" exhibition in Kanepes Center of Culture, Riga, Latvija

    2013 - Festival "What are you lookin for monkey?" Culture Factory Polymer, Tallin, Estonia

    2013 - 9. Medal art triennial of Baltic states, gallery of Sovento Jono avenue,   Vilnius,  Lithuania

    2013 - OpenART 2013, 4th edition, June 15 - September 1, 2013. Orebro, Sweden

    2013 - Art days 2013. "Artist monologue", Pavilion of meat in Vidzeme market, Riga, Latvia

    2013 - "Days of Art Academy", Riga, Latvia

    2013 - “Autumn. Collection of the year 2012./2013.”  The Artist’s Union of Latvia gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2012 - Art Academy of Latvia exhibition of students works „The Way Through the   Christmas Trees 2012”, Riga city hall, Riga, Latvia

    2012 - Brederlo von Sengbush art prize exhibition, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

    2012 – The 14th Latvian Triennial of Art Medals, The Artist’s Union of Latvia gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2012 – Graduate students of Art Academy of Latvia exhibition ” 10 grams more”, RISEBA Medium space, Riga, Latvia

    2012 – ”Sun theme in the medals and graphics”, Sun museum, Riga, Latvia

    2012 – „Partī hārd”, exhibition of students of Sculpture department in Art academy of Latvia, club G4, Riga, Latvia

    2011 - „Contemporary Art, Technology and Paranormal", Art Academy of Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia

    2011 – Competition ”SEB grant in painting – Talent to be worthwhile”, Art  Academy of  Latvia exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia

    2011 – ”Chocolate truffle”, gallery “Laipa”, Valmiera, Latvia

    2011 – ”Tereškova oli siin”(„Tereškova was here”), Häädemeeste Cosmonautic Centre, Estonia

    2011 – ”Market day” Pavilion of meat in Vidzeme market, Riga, Latvia

    2011 - 8. Medal art triennial of Baltic states, museum of Adolfs Alunans, Jelgava, Latvia

    2011 –”Sculpture LMA” exhibition of students of Sculpture department in Art academy of Latvia, LMA exhibition hall, Riga, Latvia

    2011 – Workshop “Dessin du corps'' (“Body drawing”) exhibition ''Interieur –       Eksterieur'' (''Inside - Outside'') in the  higher educational establishment of arts and medias, Caen, France

    2011 – Student exhibition of ceramic art “Céram_XXL” exhibition hall  “Vernissage”, Caen, France

    2011 - Latvian Medal Exhibition, Sophia Exhibition Hall “Hlibnja”, Kiev, Ukraine

    2010 – 8. Medal art triennial of Baltic states, gallery of Sovento Jono avenue,   Vilnius,  Lithuania

    2010 - “Autumn. Recycle. Process”, Railway History Museum  Riga, Latvia

    2010 - “Time skip Spikeri”, Riga, Latvia

    2010 - 2. Environmental  art festival, Ikskile, Latvia

    2010 – „Saulesserdzība”, exhibition hall Cesis, Cesis, Latvia

    2010 -  part in exhibition „Wolf satieted, goat alive” Art Academy of  Latvia at 72. carneval „Black-and-white planet”, Riga, Latvia

    2010 - Brederlo von Sengbush art prize exhibition, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – “Autumn’ 09” “Happy Art Museum”, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – “Cultureblock”, VEF 7.block, Riga, Latvia

    2009 - “Porridge of the Hood”, Alsunga, Latvia

    2009 – “Circus”, Pavilion of meat in Vidzeme market, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – „Self- portrait”, The Artist’s Union of Latvia gallery, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – „Experiment” Art Academy of Latvia at 71. carneval „Hippy Farm”, Riga, Latvia

    2008 - „Horse”, Latvian Art Academy, Riga, Latvia

    2008 – Youth Environmental Design competition – exhibition „Riga Forum”, hotel “Radison SAS”, Riga, Latvia

    2008 - „Art Rooms”, Cesis,Latvia

    2008 – Sculptural exhibition „Heavy Water”, Marupe, Latvia

    2007 – Participation in Museums night, Riga, Latvia

    2007 -  Participation in exhibition „Man. Environment. City.” organised by „Project Pedas” (Project Footmarks), Doma square, Riga, Latvia

    2006 -  Participation in exhibition with plenary works, organised by gallery   Mans’s,during the Jekabpils city festival, Jekabpils, Latvia

    2006 - Participation in exhibition „Andrejsala today and tomorrow”, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia

    ENVIRONMENTAL OBJECTS

    2015 - "Foot Massage", Creative Arts Quartier "Kombinat Art", Riga, Latvia

    2014 - "Border" . Placed at RIX Riga International Airport. Metal, paint, 230x200x600cm. Riga, Latvia

    2014 - Chimney I, II. 2014.Creative Arts Quartier "Combinat Art" Riga, Latvia

    2013 - "Pine - Cone - Pine ", styrofoam, concrete, paint. OpenART 2013, 4th edition, June 15 - September 1, 2013. Orebro, Sweden

    2011 – “Distension”, wood, Brukna manor, Brukna, Latvia

    2009 – “Afternoon”, granite, Emils Darzins museum” Janaskola”, Olivereto path, , Vecpiebalga, Latvia

    2009 – “Hiding – place”, concrete, Botanical Garden of Latvian University, Riga, Latvia

    2008 – „Increasing of number”, qualification work in sculpture, in territory of Janis Rozentals Riga Art  School Riga, Latvia

    2008 – Installations „ Portraits of artists. Dali. Vorhols.” at hotel „Idea” Riga,  Latvia

    2007 – „Catcher of wind”, „Creel”, metal, Jekabpils, Latvia

    2007 - Together with the group „Dinosaur” „Dinosaur Rex”, metal, Riga, Latvia

    2007 - Together with the group „Dinosaur” „Kefir”, metal, Riga, Latvia

    RESIDENCY, PROJECTS, SYMPOSIUMS, FESTIVALS, PLENAIRIES

    2018 - Drake Arts Center artist rezidency. 1.4.-30.4.2018 Agita Marackovska un Andris Marackovskis, Kokkola, Finland

    2018 - Serlachius residency. 2.1.2018. - 31.3.2018. Agita Marackovska and Andris Marackovskis, Mänttä, Finland

    2017 - 1st International Sculpture Festival I'billin, Israel

    2016/17 -  RaumArs A.I.R.program Community residency September-December: Agita Steinberga & Andris Marackovskis , Rauma, Finland

    2015 - Spirited Mansion, Artists Symposium, Harviala manor, Janakkala, Finland

    2015 - Granite  sculpture symposium, Creative Arts Quartier "Kombinat Art", Riga, Latvia

    2014 -  International Diabas (stone) master class in the framework of the Art & Technology Olofström 2014 project, Sweden

    2014 - Artist-in-Residence in Nebbeboda skola, Olofström, Sweden                           

    2014 - Winter festival Sigulda, Latvia

    2013 - Artist-in-Residence in Culture Factory Polymer, Tallin, Estonia

    2013 -  OpenART Academy, Orebro, Sweden

    2013 - International simposium of Art days 2013. "Artist monologue", Pavilion of meat in Vidzeme market, Riga, Latvia

    2012 – KUNO Continuation-workshop of the " Contemporary Art, Technology and Paranormal " project, Tallinn, Estonia

    2012 – Huge snow sculpture “Rainis from valley of Gauja” during Winter festival in Sigulda, Sigulda, Latvia

    2011 - Urban design festival "The Way Through the Christmas Trees", object  "Spicery Christmas Tree” 29.11.11. – 18.01.12. square at Brivibas and Cesu street, Riga, Latvia

    2011 – “Song of Riga” fire sculpture during the light festival "Staro Riga” (Riga shines), canal at Bastejkalns, Riga, Latvia

    2011 – Vegetables sculpture “Jumis” in “Rimi” harvest celebration, Cinevilla, Latvia

    2011 – Wood sculpture symposium “KāpNes” (“Stairway”), Brukna manor,  Brukna, Latvia

    2011 - Art action „At the nature breast” at the international music festival „Laba daba”, Ratnieki, Latvia

    2011 – Art action, performance „Walk of culture train”, Riga – Gulbene – Riga, Latvia

    2011 – Workshop „Market day”, Central market of Riga, Riga, Latvia

    2010 - “Time skip Spikeri”, Riga, Latvia

    2010 - 7. International cast iron art symposium,Artist residence “Serde”, Aizpute, Latvia

    2010 - 3. International ecological art symposium Kronstat „Kronfest  2010”, Kronstat, Russia

    2010 – International reed fire sculpture symposium, Jodkrante, Lithuania

    2010 – Creative workshop “Saulesserdziba” at exhibition hall Cesis, Cesis, Latvia

    2010 – Ice sculpture festival, Riga National Zoo, Riga, Latvia

    2009 - Taking part in the art campaign “Happy birthday, culture!” with an activity “How would it be, if it was not ”, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – Taking part in Stone Sculpture Symposium dedicated to the “Olivereto” path of Latvian poet Janis Sudrabkalns, Riga, Latvia

    2009 – Fire sculpture festival „Ugunsudensroze ‘09” (Firewaterrose), Biksere,  Latvia

    2009 – „Summer Breath ‘09” young talents festival from Baltic states organised by „Menu gatve”, Klaipeda, Lithuania

    2009 – Metal casting symposium organised by art Project „Cirks” (Circus) during the Art Days, Riga, Latvia

    2008 – Casting of cast iron „Cast iron in sand and ice” during the light festival „Staro Riga” (Riga shines), Riga, Latvia

    2008 – Participation in „Redbullflugtag” – competition of self- made aircrafts, Riga, Latvia

    2008 - Participation in plenary „Kapuce Alsungā” (Hood in Alsunga) organised by the organization ”Kapuce” , Alsunga, Latvia

    2008 – “Leonardo da Vinci” project, experience trip to Robert Schuman Institute Art Department, Eupen, Belgium

    2006 – Works at peat plenary „From the earth – to the sky”, Jekabpils, Latvia

    ACHIEVEMENTS, GRANTS

    2017 - State Culture funding (VKKF), Arteground Baltic 2017, Viljandi, Estonia

    2017 – Grant from municipality Ibilin, 1st International Sculpture Festival I'billin, Israel

    2014 - Erasmus Plus lifelong learning programme grant for internship program

    2014 - CIRRUS Nordplus Higher Education grant

    2013 - Laureate of exhibition “Autumn. Collection of the year 2012./2013.”

    2012 – “Patron Inara Tetereva grand in arts ” winner

    2010 - Erasmus lifelong learning programme grand for studies abroad

    2008 - “Leonardo da Vinci” exchange program grand