Memorial exhibition of Osvalds Zvejsalnieks “Still life with a pipe”

Osvalds Zvejsalnieks – Knight of the Order of the Three Stars, Honorary Citizen of Rēzekne, laureate of the annual award “Boņuks” in the category “For lifetime contribution to the development of Latgalian culture”. For many years, he was the director of the Rēzekne Art and Design High School and a professor at the Latvian Academy of Arts. Thanks to him, one of the best art secondary schools in Latvia operates in Rēzekne, the only branch of the Latvian Art Academy outside of Riga. O. Zvejsalnieks led the restoration works of the monument “Vienoti Latvijai” and participated in the unveiling of the monument of King Mindaugas and his Latgalian wife Queen Marta in Aglona. Books published with the cooperation of O. Zvejsalnieks are also an important heritage. He participated in many exhibitions, as well as organized around 20 personal exhibitions and regularly participated in plein airs and exhibitions in Latvia and abroad. The artist passed away on November 7, 2022.

The exhibition exhibits the artist’s paintings from the museum collection, most of them represent the early stage of O. Zvejsalnieks’s creative work in the 20th century. in the 70s. Also, in the exposition, you can view large-format figure compositions and portraits created during the heyday of his work in the 80s. The exhibition “Still life with a pipe” will be available until April 13.

Atbrīvošanas aleja 102, Latgale Culture and History Museum