About me

I have a higher professional artistic education and a diploma of Latvian Art Academy, department of monumental painting. Before the Academy I had studied at and finished with distinction department of easel painting as well as department of illustrations at Janis Rozental Riga Art High School. I further honed my skills of wall-painting and graffito at Florence University of the Arts. Since 2007 I have been a member of the artists’ union of Latvia. First place winner in the artistic scholarship contest named after professor Indulis Zarins. I opened more than twenty personal exhibitions and took an active part in group shows including exhibition at the gallery “Crous-Beaux-Arts” (Paris).

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Education

2005 – 2007

Latvian Academy of Arts
Master degree, monumental painting department

2001 – 2005

Latvian Academy of Arts
Bachelor degree, easel painting department

1998 – 2001

Janis Rozental Riga Art High School
Secondary professional education, illustration department

Further education

2006

Sgraffito and affresco techniques, Instituto d’Arte di Firenze, Florence, Italy

Awards

2020

Third place winner in the art exhibition contest “#Artefakts#PiektāCivilizācija”, “Museum LV, Riga, Latvia

2007

First place winner in artistic contest named after prof. Indulis Zarins

Accomplishments

2019

Represented Latvia in sphere of art and creativity at the international conference Baltic Connecting to high-ranking guests from China, South Korea, the USA, Japan

2018 – until now

Founder, teacher and head of art studio (creative workshop) “Karine Paronyanc Art Studio”

2012-2018

Co-organizer and custodian of a creative space-gallery Riga Art – Sky Art

2013-2018

Co-organizer, custodian and participator of travelling summer cycle exhibitions “FloraMagica”

2012

Co-organizer, custodian and participator of international exhibition of artists from Latvia, Lithuania and Armenia under the title “Armenian palette”, Exposition halls of Latvian Academy of Arts

2007 – until now

Latvian artists union member

Personal exhibitions

2020

Personal exhibition “Mysterious garden”, exposition hall of Rundale multifunctional centre, Latvia

2019

Personal exhibition “Birds of Paradise”, European Professional Doll Art Festival, white hall of the Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia

Exposition “Story of how peonies bloomed in my garden”, Peony Festival, Raiskums, Latvia

2018

Personal exhibition “Flora Magica”, exhibition hall of Botanical Garden, at the Latvian University, Riga, Latvia

2017

Personal exhibition “Flora Magica”, Kalnciema block gallery, Riga, Latvia

Personal exhibition  “Magnolias”, Valmiera integrated library, Latvia

2016

Personal exhibition  “Flora Magica”, exhibition hall of Ungurmuiza estate, Raiskums, Latvia

Exposition “Breakfast of aristocrats”, hippodrome Zirgzandales, Marupe, Latvia

2015

Personal exhibition  “Flora Magica”, exhibition hall of Ungurmuiza estate, Raiskums, Latvia

2014

Personal exhibition  «Christmas», exposition space Riga Art – Sky Art, Riga, Latvia

Exposition “Cotton” at the restaurant of the same name “Cotton“, Riga, Latvia

Personal exhibition  “Flora Magica“, exhibition hall of Botanical Garden, at the Latvian University, Riga, Latvia

2013

Personal exhibition  “Flora Magica”, Kalnciema block gallery, Riga, Latvia

2012

Personal exhibition  “Parallel Worlds”, Jurmala city museum, Jurmala, Latvia

Personal exhibition  “Anniversary”, National Culture Societies Association of Latvia, named after Ita Kozakevica, Riga, Latvia

2011

Personal exhibition  “Bulls and Artichokes”, gallery “Flat”, Riga, Latvia

2010

Personal exhibition  “Two”, gallery “Laipa”, Valmiera, Latvia

2009

Personal exhibition  “A Story”, Riga Central Library, Riga, Latvia

2008

Personal exhibition  „Femme Fatale”, gallery “Bastejs”, Riga, Latvia

2007

Personal exhibition “Russian Tea in the Italian Kitchen”, gallery “Bonhans” Riga, Latvia

2006

Personal exhibition  “Watermelons”, gallery ”Mākslas dārzs”, MC2, Riga, Latvia

2002

Personal exhibition  “Armenian Wedding”, Armenian Community, Riga, Latvia

Personal exhibition  “Fairy Tale”, art salon “Sakta”, Reval Hotel Latvija, Riga, Latvia

2001

Personal exhibition “Portrait”, Janis Rozental Riga Art High School, Riga, Latvia

Personal exhibition  “The Sun”, Jurmala art school, Jurmala, Latvia

Group Exhibitions

2020

Annual Fine Arts Exhibition of the Latvian Artists’ Union “Rudens 2020. Esošais skats” (Autumn 2020. Vital Glance), Riga. Latvia

Exhibition “#Artefakts#PiektāCivilizācija” (Artifact. The Fifth Civilizattion), “Museum LV”, Riga,Latvia

Exhibition “Mākslas gaismas un ēnu spēles” (Play of light and shade in Art), European Professional Doll Art Festival, Latvian Railway History Museum, Riga, Latvia

International art-fair “Wings of Riga”, airport “Spilve”, Riga, Latvia

2017

International plein air and Exhibition of the same name “Armenian Palette”, Yerevan, Armenia

2014

Exhibition “Magnolijām 14” (Magnolias Are 14), gallery “Laipa”, Valmiera, Latvia

2013

Virtual plein air “13” and exhibition of the same name, organized by gallery “Laipa”, Valmiera, Latvia

2011

Travelling exhibition “Cross – artist’s eyes view”, international UNESCO project, gallery of the European Union House, Riga, Latvia

2009

Young talents exhibition “New Perspectives”, Moscow House exposition hall, Riga, Latvia

2008

Exhibition “Operation Eclair”, gallery “Crous-Beaux-Arts”, Paris, France

2007

Exhibition “Autumn 2007”, business-centre Terbatas, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Myth of …”, gallery «Bastejs», Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “The Queen of Spades”, Valmiera theatre, Latvia

Exhibition “Sub Rose”, gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Days of Art 2007”, business-centre “Terbatas”, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition of professor Indulis Zarins artistic contest award laureates, “Bastejs”, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Riga – Florence-Riga”, Latvian Academy of Arts, Riga, Latvia

2006

Latvian Academy of Arts Exhibition at the Instituto d’Arte di Firenze, Florence, Italy

Exhibition „Notikums”, Jurmala city museum, Jurmala, Latvia

Exhibition of professor Indulis Zarins artistic contest award laureates gallery “Bastejs”, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition  of young artists “Ice is Breathing”, Cultural Centre “Imanta”, Riga, Latvia

2005

Latvian Academy of Arts Exhibition, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne, art school, gallery“ La Serre”, Saint-Etienne, France

Exhibition of young artists “Give Me A Break”, exhibition hall, Sapņu Fabrikа, Riga, Latvia

Organizer and participator of exhibition “Oriental Dream“, Jurmala city museum, Jurmala, Latvia

Exhibition “Exotica”, gallery Mākslas dārzs, MC2, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition of young artists “Vision and Mission”, gallery Mākslasdārzs, MC2, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition of young artists “Under the Sign of the Bull”, club Andalūzijas Suns, Riga, Latvia

2004

Exhibition “Europe and Us”, bulwark Triangula, Riga, Latvia

2003

Latvian Academy of Arts Exhibition, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne, art school, gallery“ La Serre”, Saint-Etienne, France

Exhibition “Days of the Armenian Culture in Riga”, “The House of Mencendorf” museum, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “We Live in Latvia”, “The House of Blackheads” museum, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Latvia is a seaside state”, Latvijas nacionālās kultūras biedrībā, Riga, Latvia

2002

Exhibition of students diploma works, Janis Rozental Riga Art High School, “Diplomarium”, gallery of artists union of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

Exhibition “Days of Armenian culture in Riga”, National Culture Societies Association of Latvia, named after Ita Kozakevica, Riga, Latvia

Regularly took part in annual exhibition- fair of works of Latvian Academy of Arts students “ЯrmarkA”

Organized a great number of representative exhibitions (including charity ones) of student works in her own art studio