Iconography

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 […]

“Sacred Elements in Modern Conceptual Art” – master-class of Jan-Eric Johansson, in LCA in March 16, 2009

Modern sacred art workshop and exhibition of Swedish artist Jan-Eric Johansson “Sacred elements in modern conceptual art” was held within the EU Cultural Project “Intercultural Dialogue: Sacred Elements of the European National Art”, LChrA, 16.03.2009. [nggallery id=79]

Exhibition „Art in the Light of Church’s Tradition” in Rīga in November-December, 2008

Sacred art exhibition „Art in the Light of Church’s Tradition” in Rīga, The Blackheads’ House, 11.11.-12.14.2008. [nggallery id=81]

Icon exhibition “Iconography of Mother of God” in Rīga, Foreign Art Museum in August-October, 2008

First participation of LCA’s teaching staff and students in Foreign Art Museum organized icon exhibition „Iconography of Mother of God” – in Rīga, Foreign Art Museum, 28.08.–26.10.2008