Maija Kurševa

Maija Kurševa (lives and works in Riga) is an artist, publisher and lecturer at the Art Academy of Latvia, Program Director for the Riga Zine Festival, and, last but not least, cofounder of the artist-run Low Gallery in Riga, Latvia. Her work encompasses various media, including printmaking, drawing, sculpture and animation, attending to recurring characters and themes with a sense of humor. Among Kurševa’s latest projects are the solo show Investigation, Kim? Contemporary Art Center, 2018; Checkered Order; Gallery Māksla XO, 2016; Talk To Me, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland; NNN, Latvian National Museum of Art, 2017; and Bigger Peace, Smaller Peace, Latvian Railway History Museum, 2015. Kurševa was nominated for the Purvītis Prize in 2017 for her work Joviality.