Art Academy of Latvia

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Art Academy of Latvia
Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija
Logo of Art Academy of Latvia.png
RectorKristaps Zariņš
O.Kalpaka bulvāris 13 LV - 1867
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Building on Krišjānis Valdemārs Street.

The Art Academy of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija) is an institution of higher education and scientific research in art, located in Riga, Latvia. The neo-Gothic brick building is located on Krišjānis Valdemārs Street, next to the National Museum of Art.[1][2]



The Academy has 5 faculties:[3]

  • Faculty of Visual Arts (2D)
  • Department of Painting
  • Department of Graphic Art
  • Department of Textile Art
  • Department of Drawing
  • Faculty of Visual Plastic Arts (3D)
  • Department of Sculpture
  • Department of Ceramics
  • Department of Glass Art
  • Faculty of Design
  • Department of Functional Design
  • Department of Environmental Art
  • Department of Metal Design
  • Department of Fashion Design
  • Faculty of Audio-Visual Media Art
  • Department of Visual Communication
  • Department "Motion. Image. Sound"
  • Department of Stage Design
  • Faculty of Art History
  • Department of Art History and Theory
  • Department of Restoration
  • Department of Humanities

Latgale Branch[edit]

The Academy has a branch in Latgale located in Rēzekne.

Notable alumni[edit]


External links[edit]

  • "Art Academy of Latvia site". Archived from the original on 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2017-11-17.


  1. ^ "OUR STORY". Archived from the original on 2014-02-26. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  2. ^ Lana Kazlauskiene (27 August 2013). "Mākslas potenciāls Kuldīgā" (in Latvian). Diena (laikraksts). Retrieved 2015-04-16.
  3. ^ "Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija: Faculties". Archived from the original on 2015-05-26. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  4. ^ "List of Eglu Festivals" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  5. ^ Jansons, Aris (2013-12-16). "Fir-Tree in Wind, Christmas installation by Daina Skadmane at House of Congresses in Riga, Latvia. December 16, 2013 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  6. ^ "The tragedy in Riga. Personal experience and condolences M.L.Skadmanis, CEO of the LBCC". Anglo-Baltic News. November 23, 2013. Archived from the original on July 2, 2014. Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  7. ^ "Journey to Dainas Skadman Art World at Rietumu Bank / Article / LSM". 2018-01-17. Archived from the original on 2018-01-26. Retrieved 2018-01-17.

Coordinates: 56°57′17″N 24°06′39″E / 56.9547106°N 24.1109562°E / 56.9547106; 24.1109562