indrikis.gelzis@gmail.com
biography


Current:
- DARK MODE
ASHES/ASHES
New York, USA
November 1 – December 15, 2019
Jake Dibeler / Joshua Evan / Indriķis Ģelzis / Tony Hope / Timothy Hull / Gregory Kalliche / Bradford Kessler / Brian Kokoska / Ryan McNamara / Luke Libera Moore / Alessandro Moroder / Alix Pearlstein / Joshua Petker / Ian Swanson


Future:
- Solo show
Suprainfinit gallery
Spring, 2020

Past solo shows:
- Pause for the cause
Cinnnamon gallery
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
March 23 - May 4, 2019


- TABLEAU at ASHES/ASHES
New York, USA


- Nightball effect at King's Leap
Brooklyn, New York


- Skeleton of the wind at Suprainfinit together with Viktor Timofeev in Bucharest, Romania

- The Man in the Moon together with Adja Yunkers at Belenius gallery in Stockholm, Sweden

- Aeolian breath in Riga, Latvia

- Between the sheets at Cinnnnamon gallery in Rotterdam, The Netherlands


- Sky's The Limit at Hole of the Fox in Antwerpen, Belgium


- Tastes like headaches together with Adam Cruces and Louisa Gagliardi at kim? Contemporary art centre. Riga, Latvia

Past group shows:

- Close Up at Cesis Contemporary Art Centre

- A closed mouth gathers no feet
Dash gallery
Kortrijk, Belgium 
March 2 - April 7, 2019 


- Doors of Paradise at Union Pacific London


- The Last Rave together with Benny Van den Meulengracht-Vrancx and Tom Volkaert at Diesel Project space in Seraing, Belgium


- Heavy metal at Jerome Pauchant gallery in Paris, France

- Superposition at Joshua Liner gallery in New York

- Monsone at Suprainfinit gallery in Bucharest, Romania

- Wholesome environment at Lundgren gallery in Palma, Spain

- Form Cannibalism at The Stable in Waregem, Belgium



... something from 2012 - 2015






















Indriķis Ģelzis 
Born 1988 in Riga, Latvia
Lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium
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Lived and worked
2019 - 2020 Update soon
2019 Antwerp, Belgium and Riga, Latvia
2018 New York, USA
2015 - 2017 Antwerpen, Belgium


Education:

2015 - 2016 HISK - Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Gent, Belgium

2012 - 2014 Latvian Academy of Art, Department of Visual Communication; MA

2011 - 2012 ArtEZ institute of the Arts. Media department. Enschede, Holand

Solo shows:

2019 - Pause for the cause. Cinnnamon gallery. Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2019 - TABLEAU. ASHES/ASHES. New York, USA

2018 - Nightball effect. King's Leap. Brooklyn, New York

2018 - Skeleton of the wind. Together with Viktor Timofeev. Suprainfinit gallery. Bucharest, Romania

2018 - The Man on the Moon. Adya Yunkers & Indrikis Gelzis. Belenius gallery. Stockholm, Sweden 

2017 - Rest and vest. Vartai gallery. Vilnius, Lithuania

2017 - Aeolian Breath. Tallinas street 10. Riga, Latvia 

2017 - Between the sheets. Cinnnamon gallery. Rotterdam, The Netherlands  

2017 - Sky's The Limit. Hole Of The Fox. Antwerp, Belgium

2017 - Tastes Like Headaches. Indrikis Gelzis and Adam Cruces with Louisa Gagliardi.

kim? Contemporary art centre. Riga, Latvia.

2015 - Two unexpected visitors. "Arsenals" Creative studio. National Art Museum of Latvia. Riga, Latvia

2015 - Patiently becoming a sculpture. MVT. Riga, Latvia

2015 - We have a thing in common. Vartai gallery. Vilnius, Lithuania

2014 - Specifying interpretations on a single individual. Riga Art space. Intro space Riga, Latvia

2013 - Blind sounds. Entrance gallery. Prague, Czech Republic

2012 - The Meeting. KIM? Contemporary Art Centre. Riga, Latvia 

2012 - Blind sounds. KIM? Contemporary Art Centre. Riga, Latvia

2011 - Lost in eyeshot. Cesis, Latvia

Group shows:

2019 (current) - DARK MODE. ASHES/ASHES. New York, USA

2019 - Close Up. Cesis, Latvia

2019 - A closed mouth gathers no feet. Dash gallery. Kortrijk, Belgium 

2018 - Doors of Paradise. Union Pacific gallery. London, England

2018 -The Last Rave. Diesel Project Space. Liege, Belgium

2018 - Heavy metal. Group show. Jerome Pauchant. Paris, France

2018 - Superposition. Group show. Joshua Liner gallery. New York, USA

2017 - NNN. Group exhibition. National Art Museum of Latvia. Riga, Latvia

2017 - Monsone. Suprainfinit gallery. Bucharest, Romania. Curated by Domenico De Chirico

2017 - Wholesome Environment. Lundgren gallery. Palma, Spain

2017 - Lockers V2 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Netherland. Curated by Diego Diez

2017 - Form Cannibalism. The Stable. Waregem, Belgium

2016 - The Empty Fox Hole. HISK final show. Ghent, Belgium. Curated by Philippe Van Cauteren

2015 - Silence between fences. "A bigger peace, a smaller peace". Latvian Railway History Museum. Riga, Latvia.

2015 - Influx. Era VI VII VI. New York, USA 

2014 - SALON. KIM? Contemporary Art Centre. Riga, Latvia

2014 - Hello, Head! Latvian Railway History Museum. Riga, Latvia

2013 - Escape Landscape. Tartu Art house. Tartu, Tallin

2012 - Blind sounds. Experiment & Excellence. Art festival Cesis


Artist Talks:

2015 - "Stage, Scale and Surprise: John C. Welchman and Indrikis Gelzis in Conversation". Art Museum "Riga Bourse", Latvian National Museum of Art


Features/Press:

Mousse

Art Viewer

O Fluxo

Aujourdhui

Kuba Paris

The Kinsky 

- Szum

Echo Gone Wrong

Footnotes On Art 

- Tzvetnik 


- Wall Street International


Collections:

- Alain Servais Family Collection / Belgium

- Antoine De Werd Collection 
/ The Netherlands

- Francis Vanhoonacker Collection / Belgium

- Frederic de Goldschmidt Collection / Belgium

- BTA ART Collection / Latvia

- Colin Fernandes Collection / USA

- Janis Zuzans private collection / Latvia

works in other private collections