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Katerina Apale was born and raised in Riga, Latvia. In 2014 she migrated here with her family and has since immersed herself into the Australian art community.

Her colourful and dynamic artworks feature Australian flora and fauna as she explores her new surrounds after her huge change of lifestyle and environment.

Apale’s works have hung in solo and group exhibitions in galleries all over the world in countries including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Russia, Belarus, Austria, Germany, and now Australia.

Now a member of the Central Coast Art Society.
One of the Gosford Art Prize 2015 finalists.
The 2016 Winner of the 22nd Margaret Smith Memorial Art Prize

My painting is a reflection of my belief in imaginary worlds, my influences are first and foremost everything I see, experience. I'm constantly drawing, perfecting my craft, sometimes drawings develops into paintings

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Education

The Art Academy of Latvia, Master of Arts Degree, Fine Arts, Visual Plastic (Textile Art)
Daugavpils University, Master Degree in Education
Berlin University of Arts, Erasmus programm student

Exhibitions

Group exhibitions in galleries all over the world in countries including Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Russia, Belarus, Austria, Germany, and now Australia.

This year have been exhibited as part of the Central Coast Artists Exhibition at Erina Fair Library, Central Coast Art Society Summer exhibition at Gosford Regional Gallery (Studio 2), at Glass Artists Gallery in Sydney, Glebe, at Brunswick Street Art Gallery in Fitzroy, Victoria, Central Coast Art Society Winter exhibition, Ruby Samadhi gallery LOVE exhibition, group exhibition ot Art Asia Gallery in Terrigal, Central Coast, TASTY DIVINE exhibition in Sky Fire Studio Gallery in Leichhardt, Sydney, „Diverse Imagery” exhibition, Ruby Samadhi gallery, Central Coast, „Review” exhibition, Glebe Street Fair, Sydney, Exhibition "BELIEVE", Callaghan Art Gallery, Hawks Nest, NSW
One of the Gosford Art Prize 2015 finalists.
The 2016 Winner of the 22nd Margaret Smith Memorial Art Prize

Press

Art/Edit Magazine, SPRING 2016, ISSUE 11

Influences

“My painting is a reflection of my belief in imaginary worlds. My influences are first and foremost everything I see, experience. I'm constantly drawing, perfecting my craft. Sometimes drawings develop into paintings”.

76cm (W) x 76cm (H)
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51cm (W) x 76cm (H)
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91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
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101cm (W) x 101cm (H)
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51cm (W) x 61cm (H)
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76cm (W) x 122cm (H)
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91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
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91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
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76cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas, painted edges, varnished, ready to hang
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41cm (W) x 41cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas, painted edges, varnished, ready to hang
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