Anna Fanigina was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and raised and educated in Latvia.

 

Education:

2011             – glassblowing course, Abate Zanetti school, Murano, Venice

1995 – 2000 – Riga Applied Art College, a metal jewelry designer

1990 – 1994 – Latvia State University, B.Sc in mathematics

 

Professional experience:

2000 – to date  – freelance jewelry designer/maker

1999 – 2005     – a mathematics lecturer at Riga Design and Art School

1994 – 1996     – a consultant in The Art Gallery “Sussi”

 

Solo shows:

2014 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, The Art Gallery “Ramybe”, Palanga, Lithuania

2010 – “Omnia mutantur, nihil interit” (“Everything changes, nothing perishes”), Gallery “Meno Niša”, Vilnius, Lithuania

2010 – “VERBA ВЕРБНАЯ”, Studio “Grange” of the Design Gallery “Bulthaup”, St.Petersburg, Russia

2009 –  “Omnia mutantur, nihil interit”, The Art Gallery “Putti”, Riga, Latvia

2007 –  “Saevis Inter Se Convenit Ursis”, The Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia

2003 –  “Nati in Venezia”, The Art Gallery “Ciris”, Riga, Latvia

2001 –  “Pectorals”, The Art Gallery “Maksla”,  Riga, Latvia

 

Exhibitions:

2014 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Art Space “Aspazijas 20”, Riga, Latvia

2013 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Gallery “Роза Азора”, Moscow, Russia

2013 – “The Museum Chooses. Acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Art in 2012”, The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia

2012 – “L’amour de l’impossible”, Mikhailovsky Theatre, St.Petersburg, Russia

2011 – “Hybrid Overflights. The Artist as Photographer”, The Latvian National Museum, Arsenals exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia

2011 – “Unisex”, Gallery “Meno Niša”, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011 – “Weekend, paths, wind”, The Exhibiton Hall of Cesis city, Cesis, Latvia

2009 – “Latvian Jewellery Design”, “Tatiana Parfionova” Fashion house, St.Petersburg, Russia

2009 – “Letter-boxes”, The Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia

2009 – “Roses”, The Art Gallery “Sky”, Riga, Latvia

2008 – “New Jewellery”, The Art Gallery “O!”, St.Petersburg, Russia

2008 – “Čības”, The Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia

2007 – “Dustpans and Brooms”, The Art Gallery “Istaba”, Riga, Latvia

2006 – “Jewellery Art”, The Art Gallery “Artefakt”, Moscow, Russia

2005 – “Complicated World”, The Art Gallery “Johan S.”, Helsinki, Finland

2005 – “Heart Things”, The Art Gallery “Maksla”,  Riga, Latvia

2005 – “Jewel Case”, Lahti History Museum, Lahti, Finland

2004 – “Jewelry Mix”, The Art Gallery “RosVuzDizain”, St.Petersburg, Russia

2004 – “My Territory”,  The Art Gallery “Rantapaja”, Lappeenranta, Finland

2004 – “Nati in Venezia”, The Art Gallery “Ca’d’Oro”, Venice, Italy

2001 – Exhibition of Riga Applied Art College, section of metal design,

Riga, Latvia

 

Awards:

2009 – II prize in the “Unique Design” category,

“Deko” magazine Latvian Design Awards, Riga, Latvia

2007 – I prize in the nomination “Contemporaneity”, prize of magazine “Russian Jeweller”, competition “Jeweller’s Olympus”, Sant-Petersburg, Russia

2006 – III prize in the nomination “Contemporaneity”, competition “Jeweller’s Olympus”, Sant-Petersburg, Russia

2005 – special prize, competition “Jeweller’s Olympus”, Sant-Petersburg, Russia

2005 –  III prize in the nomination “Jewellery Design”, “International Faberge Biennial”, Lahti, Finland

2003 –  prize in the nomination “Philosophical concept”, competition “Jeweller’s Olympus”, Sant-Petersburg, Russia

2002 – prize in the nomination “Fashion”, competition “Jeweller’s Olympus”, Sant-Petersburg, Russia

 

Some items are in the collection of Latvian National museum of Decorative Arts and Design