Exhibition “Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” in Liepāja in May-June, 2011

An icon exhibition of teaching staff and students „Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” (Iconography and theology of Resurrection of Christ) in Liepāja city St. Joseph Cathedral, 26.05.-26.06.2011. [nggallery id=43]

Exhibition “Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” in Rīga, April-May, 2011

An icon exhibition of teaching staff and students „Have Bestowed an Eternal Life…” (Iconography and theology of Resurrection of Christ) in Rīga, Jāņasēta, St. John church. Church, 17.04.-02.05.2011. [nggallery id=47]

“Climate Symbols in Theology and Art” (master-class) at LCA in November, 2010 – January, 2011

International exhibition within the international NORDPLUS project „Climate Symbols in Art and Theology”, in Jurmala city Artist’s House of Cultural Centre, 30.11.2010.-08.01.2011. [nggallery id=52]

An exhibition „Christmas Symbols in Art and Theology”

Was opened in the Jūrmala Culture Centre in November 30. The opening was attended by artists, students of the Academy, local artists, journalists and foreign guests (Tenu Lehtsaar – Estonia, Kirsti Nenye – Finland, Bjorn Øyvind Fjeld – Norway, Saulus Jarašius and Vaidas Mationis – Lithuania). [nggallery id=52]

Master class and icon exhibition of Yaroslavl icon painting school in LCA in October-November 2010

An Icon exhibition of icon painters of Yaroslavl Iconography School Alexander and Olga Kalinin (Yaroslavl, Russia) was held in LChrA, 30.10.-12.11.2010. [nggallery id=55]

Exhibition „Iconography in Latvia: 20th-21st Century” in Rīga in December, 2009 – January, 2010

Participation of LCA 4 teaching staff members and 7 students in exhibition „Iconography in Latvia: 20th-21st century” organized by the Latvian Orthodox Church in Rīga, Foreign Art Museum, 05.12.2009 – 04.01.2010.

New book on Christian art

Project presentation album „Intercultural Dialogue: Sacred Elements of the European National Art” has been published by Latvian Christian Academy with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. Various trends of sacred art have been analyzed in Icon painting, graphics and modern painting, also tendencies in different Christian confessions are described. The book […]

Diploma works defended in the Bible Art Department

In June 15 Diploma works – icons and graphic – were presented for final evaluation. Icons by K.Šmidhens and A.Kuzņecova were painted under direct supervision of well-known Icon painter G.Mironov who held two sessions at the Academy during the last academic year. The member of the Evaluation committe Fr. Jānis Dravants emphasized that both icons […]

Display of Art department student’s works

The regular Display of student’s artworks was held at the Academy in June 5. It was the final one in this academic year. Both drawings and paintings were analyzed and evaluated by Rector of LChrA Dr. S.Gūtmane, professors of painting V.Kozin and S.Jākobsone, well-know artist and teacher of drawing at the Academy L.Pereca and other […]

Young artists for children with special needs

In April 24 new Chapel was dedicated in Riga 1st Special school by Roman Catholic priest Antons Smelters. Chapel was designed after the initiative of the school teacher S. Kalniņa, graduates from LChrA Evija Rudzīte, Elīna Dubrovska and Vitālijs Staņislavskis made the overall design and Altar icons. Addressing teachers and pupils of the school the […]