CV

Born 1978 in Riga, Latvia

Practicing Artist since 1999

Fellow of Royal Geographical Society since 2019

Education

2009: MA Anthropology of Material and Visual Culture, UCL, London

2005: BA Fine Art, John Moors University, Liverpool

Solo exhibitions

June 2019: Of Apples and Trees, 5th Base Gallery, London 

October 2018: New Works, 5th Base Gallery, London

March 2018: Visual Diary of a Mother, 5th Base Gallery, London

2017: New Works, 5th Base Gallery, London

2007: Drawn Together, Peoples' Centre, Liverpool

2006: Making Invisible Visible, Unity Theatre, Liverpool Biannual '06,  Liverpool

2004: Diana Krilova New Works, with Independents, Unity Theatre, Liverpool Biannual'04, Liverpool

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018: Symbiosis, part of Chelsea Fringe, curated by Tania Beaumont, Espacio Gallery, London

2018: New Works, curated by Ana Cockerill, Espacio Gallery, London

2017: Doodling of Breath Marathon, curated by Sumer Erek, 5th Base Gallery, London

2017: The Need to Doodle, curated by Sumer Erek, 5th Base Gallery, London

2016: The Stories They Told, 5th Base Gallery, London

2011: KIOO Festival, Vibe, London

2010: Light Works, The Light Works, London

2008: Perchikovs Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2008: Beatabet Alphabet, Brighton Fringe, Brighton

2008: The Painted Face, Orleans House Gallery, London

2007: Summer Open, Waterloo Gallery, London

2007: Arts Unwrapped, Mother Studios, London

2006: History and Identity, Primo Piano Livin Gallery, Lecce, Italy

2005: Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead, Liverpool

2005: Character, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

2005: The Art of Love, Oxo Tower / Bargehouse, London

2004: 10x10, Egg Space, Liverpool Biannual'04, Liverpool

2004: Days of Russian Culture, Sculpture Gallery, Manchester Town Hall

2003: Wandering Star, Egg Space, Liverpool

2003: EYA03, CDA Fine Art, Birmingham

2003: Experiences, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

2002: Nat'e, View2 Gallery, Liverpool

2002: Diver.city, Art Hub, Liverpool

Projects

2012-2019: Founder and Director of 5th Base Gallery, London https://www.artrabbit.com/organisations/5th-base-gallery

2015: curator at Krilova Stelfox Gallery, london https://www.artrabbit.com/organisations/krilova-stelfox-gallery

2013-2014: curator of 5th Base Film Nights at 5th Base Gallery, London https://www.artrabbit.com/events/5th-base-film-night-1

2012: curator of auctions of works by emerging artists at 5th Base Gallery

2010: art director of short fiction film Partygirl (dir James Gutierrez) https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4075158/

2007-2008: artist and director of surrounding hand-drawn animation Rain

2007: photographer at London Flora Maraphon

2006: artist, restoration of murals at Capilla del Dulce Nombre de la Hermandad de la Veracruz (XVIIc), STVRMIO, Seville https://veracruzsevilla.org

2004: leader of art history workshops, Tate Liverpool

2003-2004: co-director of short fiction films: Salt & Vinegar; Faith at BFU, Liverpool

2002: curator, Nat'e exhibition,  View2 Gallery, Liverpool

Art Residencies

2018: El Hacedor Imagenes y Palabras, La Aldea del Portillo de Busto, Burgos (Spain)

2006: Beatabet, Haut Loire, Auvergne (France)

2005: Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Almeria (Spain)