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Anna Fanigina (Riga, Latvia)

Born:
1973 – Sofia, Bulgaria

Education:
2011 – course of glass-blowing, school Abate Zanetti, Murano, Venice
1995 – 2000  Riga Applied Art College, a metal designer
1990 – 1994  University Of Latvia, B.Sc in mathematics

Professional experience:
2000 – to date  freelance jewelry designer/ creator and owner of brand VERBA
1999 – 2005  mathematics lecturer at Riga Design and Art School
1994 – 1996  consultant in The Art Gallery “Sussi”

Solo shows:

2019 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), NON STOP ART, Latina, Italy
2019 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), OROINCENTRI, Rome, Italy
2019 – SAKURA “One wind for a thousand miles” (metaphor of the world), concept store “Riija”, Riga, Latvia
2017 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), European Union House, Riga, Latvia
2017 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), ”Ramybes”, Palanga, Lithuania
2017 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), “Meno Niša” gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), Masha Goncharova’s studio, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 – AMNIS NULLI EXPUGNABILIS ASTRO (“The river, which no sun is able to dry up”),
concept store “Riija”, Riga, Latvia
2014 – L’AMOUR DE L’IMPOSSIBLE, The Art Gallery “Ramybes”, Palanga, Lithuania
2010 – OMNIA MUTANTUR, NIHIL INTERIT (“Everything changes, nothing perishes”), gallery “Meno Niša”, Vilnius, Lithuania
2010 – VERBA ВЕРБНАЯ, Studio “Grange” of the Design Gallery “Bulthaup”, St.Petersburg, Russia
2009 – OMNIA TRANSEUNT, NIHIL INTERIT, The Art Gallery “Putti”, Riga, Latvia
2007 – SAEVIS INTER SE CONVENIT URSIS, The Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia
2003 – NATI IN VENEZIA, The Art Gallery “Ciris”, Riga, Latvia
2001 – PECTORALS, The Art Gallery “Maksla”, Riga, Latvia

Exhibitions:

2019 – I MONDI DELL’ARTE (Art Night Venezia) Art Gallery ARTI3160, Venice, Italy
2019 – A PRIORI, Cēsu izstāžu nams, Cēsis, Latvia
2019 – “GOODWOOD”, N. Nuzhin City Exhibition Hall, Yaroslavl, Russia
2019 – “GOODWOOD”, Hermitage – Vyborg Exhibition Hall, Vyborg, Russia
2019 – “A special book in a special bookshelf”, Latvian National Library, Riga, Latvia
2018 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), KIKA IOANNIDOU studio, Nicosia, Cyprus
2018 – “GOODWOOD”, Arts Square Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2018 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), Palazzo Ajutamicristo, i-design Palermo, Sicily, Italy
2018 – ARCUS (“Rainbow”), The Art Studio Loreta Larkina, Venice, Italy
2018 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), Eleni Marneri Galerie, Athens, Greece
2018 – “Synergy. Contemporary trends in metal art and design”, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
2017 – “10 out of 100” Riga School of Design and Arts, Riga, Latvia
2017 – νεῶν κατάλογος (“The Catalogue of Ships”), Galleria ADmore, Venice, Italy
2017 – “Jewelry Selection 2017”, Design Hotel Ca’Pisani, Venice, Italy
2017 – “Ornamenta. Gioielli tra storia e design”, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Adria, Adria, Italy
2017 – “Initiation”, Gallery Florian Trampler, Munich Jewellery Week 2017, Munich, Germany
2015 – “Imago Mundi”, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
2014 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Art Space “Aspazijas 20”, Riga, Latvia
2013 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Art Gallery ROZA AZORA, Moscow, Russia
2013 – “The Museum Chooses”, Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
2012 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2011 – “Hybrid Overflights. The Artist as Photographer”, Latvian National Museum of Art, exhibition hall “Arsenals”, Riga, Latvia
2011 – “Unisex”, gallery “Meno Niša”, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 – “Weekend, paths, wind”, Exhibiton Hall of Cesis city, Cesis, Latvia
2010 – “1g Au”, gallery “Meno Niša”, Vilnius, Lithuanua
2009 – KORU3 International Jewellery Event, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra, Finland
2009 – “Latvian Jewellery Design”, “Tatiana Parfionova Fashion house”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2009 – “Letter-boxes”, Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia
2009 – “Roses”, Art Gallery “Sky”, Riga, Latvia
2008 – “New Jewellery”, Art Gallery “O!”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2008 – “Čības”, Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia
2007 – “Dustpans and Brooms”, Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia
2006 – “Jewellery Art”, Art Gallery “Artefakt”, Moscow, Russia
2005 – “Complicated World”, Art Gallery “Johan S.”, Helsinki, Finland
2005 – “Heart Things”, Art Gallery “Maksla”, Riga, Latvia
2005 – “Jewel Case”, Lahti History Museum, Lahti, Finland
2004 – “Jewelry Mix”, Art Gallery “RosVuzDizain”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2004 – “My Territory”, Art Gallery “Rantapaja”, Lappeenranta, Finland
2004 – “Nati in Venezia”, Art Gallery “Ca’d’Oro”, Venice, Italy
2001 – Exhibition of Riga Applied Art College, section of metal design, Riga, Latvia

Awards:

2017 – award “Brand Of the Year 2017” in nomination jewelers, TV programme “Tete-a-Tete ar Rīgu”,
channel “TV RIGA24”
2017 – National Archaeological Museum of Adria special prize, “Polo Museale del Veneto” for continuation of antique traditions, competition “Jewelry Selection 2017”, Venice Design Week, Venice, Italy
2017 – final selection in competition “Jewelry Selection 2017”, Venice Design Week, Venice, Italy
2009 – II award in nomination “Jewelers Innovations”, journal “Russian Jeweler” prize, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2009 – II prize in the “Unique Design” category, “Deko” magazine Latvian Design Awards, Riga, Latvia
2007 – I prize in the nomination “Contemporaneity”, prize of magazine “Russian Jeweler”, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2006 – III prize in the nomination “Contemporaneity”, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2005 – special prize, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2005 – III prize in the nomination “Jewellery Design”, “International Faberge Biennial”, Lahti, Finland
2003 – prize in the nomination “Philosophical concept”, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2002 – prize in the nomination “Fashion”, competition “Jeweler’s Olympus”, Saint Petersburg, Russia

International messes:

2019 – “AMBIENCE AW/2019”, SHIBUYA Bunka Fashion, Tokyo, Japan
2016 – SIERAAD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 – BLICKFANG, Munich, Germany
2015 – BIJORHCA, Paris, France
2015 – WFEST, Moscow, Russia
2014 – CRAFTVILNIUS, Vilnius, Lithuania
2014 – KIEV FASHION WEEK, Kiev, Ukraine
2013 – SIERAAD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Museums and collections:
– the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia (permanent collection)
– Luciano Benetton IMAGO MUNDI collection

Anna Fanigina is an author of designs for Latvia’s centenary official gifts. Bookmarks and jewelry were presented by the Latvia’s officials to diplomatic guests visiting Latvia, such as His royal highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, His royal highness Prince Edward and countess of Wessex Sofia, His Holiness Pope Francis, presidents of Iceland, Austria, Greece, Italy, Germany, Croatia and Poland.