Arius
Avgustovich Skri

Latvia • 1906−1987

Biography and information

Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. People's artist of the Latvian SSR, associate Professor.

Finished workshop Species of painting of V. Purvitis in Latvia art Academy (1932) with thesis "Fishing port".

In 1943, the artist traveled to Germany to write.

In 1942 – 64 years he was a teacher of the Department of Painting at Latvian Academy of arts.

In exhibitions A. Skride participated since 1928.

Personal exhibitions are organized in Riga (1966, 1981), cēsis, Jelgava (1966), Madona (1986).

A memorial exhibition was in Riga (1992, 2003, 2004).

He was a member of the Association of artists “Sadarbs” (1928 – 39).

C 1944 A. Skride was a member of the Union of artists.

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