Indriķis Ģelzis 
Born 1988 in Riga, Latvia
During the pandemic lives and works in Riga, Latvia
Lived and worked
2020, 1/4 Brooklyn, New York
2019 Antwerpen, Belgium and Riga, Latvia

2018 New York, USA
2015 - 2017 Antwerpen, Belgium


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


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:

2020 - 4 Gate Connection. Tatjana Pieters Gallery. Ghent, Belgium


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



Art Viewer

O Fluxo


Kuba Paris

The Kinsky 

- Szum

Echo Gone Wrong

Footnotes On Art 

- Tzvetnik 

- Wall Street International


- Museum of Recent Art / Romania

- 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