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Marta Gibiete


Born:

24.03.1973, Liepāja, Latvija


Education:

2005. MA, Art Aademy of Latvia, Glass department


Aknowledgements:

Member of Latvian Artist’s Union

Working at the Glass Gallery (2002-2003), Riga, Latvia

2008., 2007., 2006., 2005., 2004., 2002. Grant for creative work, Latvia Culture Capital Fund

2008., 2007., 2002. Baltic Sleipnir, traveling fellowship, Nordic Council of Ministers’

1999. The Jutta Cuny – Franz Memorial Award, Dusseldorf,Germany

1997. The Ebeltoft Prize, International Competition Young Glass’97, The Glasmuseum, Denmark


Symposiums:

2004. VI International Blown Glass Symposium, Lvov, Ukraine

2003. Reconstruction, International glass art Symposium, Hungary

Roja-Raku, Landart symposium, Roja, Latvia

1999. Līvāni 99’, Large-scale ceramic symposium, Livani, Latvia

Palamuse 99’, Students International Glassart Symposium, Palamuse, Esatonia

1998. Roja-Raku II, Ceramic symposium, Roja, Latvia

1997. Roja-Raku I, Ceramic symposium, Roja, Latvia

Balance, International glass art symposium, Bardudvarnok, Hungary


Techniques:

Kiln-formed glass, cold glass techniques, stained glass, mixed media


Solo-exhibitions:

2007. House plants, gallery Istaba, Rīga, Latvia

2006. Sisterhood, together with sister Elīna Ģibiete, Rīga, Latvia

2001. Another company, gallery A.Sūna, Rīga, Latvia

1999. IN, gallery Art by Fire, Seattle, USA


Significant exhibitions:

2008. Glass Context 2008, Bornholm, Denmark

7Tth International Exhibition of Glass Sculpture and Garden, Munster, Germany

2007. International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2007, Kanazawa, Japan

2006. Coburg Glass Prize 2006, Coburga, Germany

Tallinn Applied Art Exhibition 2006 Two Closes One, Tallinn, Estonia

Crossing Borders. Meditaties in Glass VI, Galerie Mariska Dirkx, Roermond, The Netherlands

2005. Broken Things, Tallinn, Estonia

The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition Hide&Reveal, Cheongju, Korea

1st International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemet, Hungary

European sculpture summit 2005 From West to East, Montauban, France

2004. Verre de Lettonie, Chateeau du val Saint-Lamber, Belgium

Tradition & Innovation, 2nd European Triennial Textile and Fibre Art, Riga, Latvia

2003. Riga-Prague Art Dialog, Galerie Pokorna, Prague, Czech

Vitrum Balticum II, Kaunas, Lithuania

2002. Between Heaven and See - Baltic Glass, Karlskrona, Sweden

Meditaties IV, Meditaties III, Mariska Dirkx gallery, Roermond, The Netherlands

2001. Recent Glass Art in Latvia, The Finnish Glass museum, Riihimaki, Finland

Vitrum Balticum, Keramikos muziejuje, Kaunas, Lithuania

2000. Spirited Approach. Women Glass art Today, Museum Kunst Palast, Duseldorf, Germany

Nordic Glass 2000. Glass Without Boundaries, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway

Eastern Europe Glass, Cane Maria gallery, Virginia Beach, USA

1998. International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’98, Kanazawa, Japan

1997. Young Glass ’97, The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

1996. Because of You, Liepaja, Latvia


Works represented in:

Hungarian Glass Art Society, Budapest, Hungaria; The Gasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark; Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany;

Ernsting Stiftung Glassmuseum, Germany; Latvian Embassy in Berlin, Germany; Applied Art Museum, Riga, Latvia