Jana Brike


Jana Brike was born in year 1980 in Riga, Latvia.She has studied academical painting in the Art Academy of Latvia and received M.A. degree inyear 2005.Her work has been exhibited internationally in professional venues since 1996 while she wasstill a young teenager, and since then she has had 15 solo exhibitions and more than100other projects and group exhibitions all over the world.Her main interest is visual art with a strong narrative and depiction of a figure, mostly usingthe traditional medium of oil painting on canvas.

She has also explored other mediums like drawing, animation, mixed media sculpture, installation and digital art.The main focus of Jana Brike's art is the internal space and state of a human soul-dreams, longing, love, pain, the vast range of emotions that human condition offers and thetranscendence of them all, the growing up and self-discovery. Her work is her poetic visualauto-biography.

The Invincible Girl
A lady who lost her head in a rose garden I
A lady who lost her head in a rose garden II