Janis
Ernestovich Mednis

Latvia • 1910−1997

Biography and information

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

Finished the landscape painting Studio of V. Purvitis in the Latvian Academy of arts (1939) with diploma work "Landscape with mill".

In exhibitions the artist has participated since 1935.

Personal exhibitions are organized in Riga (1969, 1971, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1986), Jurmala (1975).

J. Mednis worked as a teacher in Kraslava, Talsi, Riga secondary school of arts of J. Rozentals, for many years he led the Studio of Amateur and summer camps – seminars.

Since 1966 he was a member of the Union of artists.

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