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HAUNTING INNOCENCE BY JANA BRIKE

by Ariadna Zierold

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Jana Brike was born in Riga, Latvia, a small country in the North-East of Europe, which was at that time under Soviet occupation. She studied academical painting in the Art Academy of Latvia and received M.A. degree in year 2005. Brike has exhibited her work internationally in professional venues since 1996 while beeing still a young teenager, and has had 11 solo exhibitions and nearly 100 other projects and group exhibitions all over the world.

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Her main interest is visual art with a strong narrative and depiction of a figure, mostly using the traditional medium of oil painting on canvas, but also drawing, animation, mixed media sculpture, installation and digital art.

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