Leon
Petrovich Veldre

Latvia • 1927−1999

Biography and information

Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

(until 1947, Hari Bullis)

Hari Veldre studied in the Riga state art and craft school (1942 – 43), in the Studio Swamp L. (1942 – 44).

In 1949, the artist graduated from the Painting Department at the Latvian State Academy of arts with the thesis "Moscovici streets" (under the direction of G. Elias).

In exhibitions he participated since 1947.

Personal exhibitions are organized in Riga (1967, 1968, 1977, 1992, 1995), Liepaja, Ventspils (Ob 1972), Valmiera, Saldus (Obi 1982), Jurmala (1988), Lapmežciems (1997).

H. Veldre was a member of the Union of artists since 1949.

He worked as a teacher at the Riga art school by J. Rozentals (1951 – 56, 1964 - 65).

Literature: “Maksla un arhitektura biografijas” Atb. red. A. Vanaga In Riga, 2003 – 4. sej.

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