Biblical Art

Mr. George van Durtanosky (Germany, The Netherlands) awarded with the Honorary Degree of Latvian Christian academy

Mr. George van Durtanosky (Germany, The Netherlands) was awarded with the Honorary Degree of Latvian Christian academy (DrHC) at the open Senate meeting in October 4, 2018. Latvian Christian academy has been privileged to welcome Mr van Durtanosky – Calligrapher and specialist in Medieval illuminated manuscripts – since 2013; he has held Master classes for […]

Excursion of art students to unique monasteries in Pskov

Students of the Biblical art study programme together with their teacher, Icon painter K.Tambovskaya, visited the world-famous monastery in Pechori (Pskov, Russia). They visited the Kremlin, its splendid Cathedral of St. Trinity, churches of John the Baptist and St. Basil the Great, and historical reservation of the old Russian architecture “Поганкины палаты”. They saw icons […]

International summer school “Aesthetics of Latvian identity: signs ir sacred art”.

In July 11 – 21, 2016, an international summer school “Aesthetics of Latvian identity: signs ir sacred art” is held at Latvian Christianity with financial support from State Education Development Agency (VIAA). Students from Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Greece, China and Uzbekistan have arrived for the course. The program offers theoretical lectures in the topic, […]

Dedication of the Icon of the Holy Family at Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Riga Old City .

Studies at Latvian Christian academy are attended by Roman Catholics, Orthodoxes and Lutherans. One of the students, Laura Valle, being Roman Catholic, has made a research in the history of iconography of the Holy Family, painted an icon and defended her Bachelor thesis in Arts this spring. Icon was conceived as a gift to the […]

End-semester show / exam of works of the Art class students.

In May 30, 2016, a final art show / exam was held for students of the Biblical art study programme. Study works in painting, composition and drawing were exhibited and analysed by teachers and professors of the Programme.

Master class in watercolor painting Lithuanian artist S. Urbanavičiūte.

In May 9-12, 2016, master class in watercolor painting for young artists – students at Latvian Christian Academy – was held by Lithuanian artist Saule Urbanavičiūte (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), within the ERASMUS cooperation frame.

Master-class in drawing by Arturas Rimkevičius (Lithuania).

In April 11-15, 2016, Master-class in drawing was held for Bible art students at Latvian Christian academy. Well-known Lithuanin artist Arturas Rimkevičius (glass, stain-glass) fascinated students with creativity and excellent professionalism, introduced to his projects in Lithuania and abroad, restored stain-glass windows in Lithuanian churches. Arturas Rimkevičius from Lithuanian University of Applied Sciences held the […]

Calligraphy exhibition “Epistulae Christianae” in Riga City Municipality (Interview).

An interview with organizers and participants of the Calligraphy exhibition “EPISTULAE CHRISTIANAE”, Riga City Municipality, was launched by Latvian Christian radio.  The exhibition is an outcome from the Master class held by Georgy Durtanossky (Macedonia, Germany) who worked at Latvian Christian academy in the beginning of March this year. Also the interview records impressions by […]

New-elected professors at LChrA

Last year there have been elected new professors in different spheres of science at Latvian Christian Academy. The leader of Graphic art workshop Mrs. Nele Zirnīte in November has been elected as professor at LCA in the field of arts – in graphic art.  The pedagogical qualification and active artistic creativity, its international context and […]

Display of art works of the Bible Art department

The student’s art works display for analysis and evaluation was held in February 10. Both paintings, drawings and sketches for icons were submitted of analysis. Excellent results were achieved by icon painter Alevtīna Ērgle in work with the 1st year students whom she has skillfully introduced to the complex art of icon painting. Also artists […]