Symposiums

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre – is a big creative platform, that allows artists from all over the world share their experiences, creative ideas and opinions. We regularly organize international symposiums of different directions that are attended by artists from around the world.

  • CERAMIC LABORATORY - 5th International Ceramic Art Symposium
    CERAMIC LABORATORY - 5th International Ceramic Art Symposium
    August 4-18, 2017, Daugavpils, Latvia Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and Daugavpils Clay Art Centre invite artists to participate in the 5th International Ceramic Art Symposium CERAMIC LABORATORY organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program and the Latvia International Contemporary Ceramics Festival. Read more...
  • II International Sculpture Symposium 2017
    II International Sculpture Symposium 2017
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre calls individual artists or groups of artists (max. 5 per group) to apply for the 2nd International Sculpture Symposium held in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residency Programme. Read more...
  • IV INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE AND FIBER ART SYMPOSIUM 2017
    IV INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE AND FIBER ART SYMPOSIUM 2017
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists to apply for the IV International Textile and Fiber Art Symposium organized within the frame of Rothko Centre’s residence program. The Symposium will take place in Daugavpils fortress, which is the monument of cultural heritage. It is characterized not only by significant historical facts, but also by interesting streets, courtyards and people. The interior of the fortress is planned by the traditional samples of military cities – there is a main square in the center, surrounded with administrative buildings and residential quarters. The unique architecture of the fortress creates a colorful world and special atmosphere on the bank of the Daugava River. Read more...
  • THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL PAINTING PLEIN AIR „ VALDIS BUŠS 2017 ”
    THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL PAINTING PLEIN AIR „ VALDIS BUŠS 2017 ”
    Viļaka Municipality in collaboration with Daugavpils Rothko Art Centre encourages artists to apply for participation in the International Painting Plein Air " Valdis Bušs 2017 ", held within artists residence programme by Mark Rothko Art Centre. The Plein Air "Valdis Bušs 2017" will take place in Viļaka, which is a town in eastern Latvia well-known for its rich history and Valdis Bušs – the master of Latvian landscape who originally comes from Viļaka region. Read more...
  • INTERNATIONAL PAINTING SYMPOSIUM “ MARK ROTHKO 2017 ”
    INTERNATIONAL PAINTING SYMPOSIUM “ MARK ROTHKO 2017 ”
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists to participate in the International Painting Symposium „Mark Rothko 2017”organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. The “Mark Rothko 2017” Symposium will take place in Daugavpils – the city known to the world as the birthplace of Mark Rothko, a world-renowned artist, founder of abstract expressionism. On September 22, the exhibition of artworks created during the Symposium will be opened at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. Read more...
  • 6TH INTERNATIONAL LATGALE GRAPHIC SYMPOSIUM 2017
    6TH INTERNATIONAL LATGALE GRAPHIC SYMPOSIUM 2017
    Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and the Art Teachers’ Union invite artists to participate in the 6th International Latgale Graphic Symposium organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. The Graphic Symposium is meeting, discussion and creative work within the cultural space of Latgale, which unites similarly and differently thinking and working graphic artists from Latvia and abroad. Read more...
  • GEORGIAN WINE VESSEL ( July 24-30, 2016)
    GEORGIAN WINE VESSEL ( July 24-30, 2016)
    GEORGIAN WINE VESSEL Mastercourse by Georgi Pachkoria July 24-30, 2016, Daugavpils, Latvia Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre in cooperation with Daugavpils Clay Art Centre invite ceramic artists and students to apply for Georgian Wine Vessel Mastercourse by Georgian artist Georgi Pachkoria which will take place in Ceramic Laboratory at Daugavpils fortress from July 24 till July 30, 2016, within frames of Latvia International Ceramics Biennale. During the Mastercourse ceramic artists and students will be offered to learn traditional and non-traditional methods of modeling Georgian wine vessels, to get acquainted with Georgian winery and cultural traditions and history, as well as to create and to fire their own artworks under the guidance of Georgi Pachkoria, the Georgian ceramic artist. The final exhibition will be arranged by the end of the Mastercourse. Read more...
  • PHOTOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM (APRIL 17-24, 2016)
    PHOTOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM (APRIL 17-24, 2016)
    April 17 – 24, 2016 in Daugavpils, Latvia Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre in collaboration with foundation „FotoForma„ invites artists to apply for the I International Photography Symposium organized within the frame of Rothko Centre’s residence program. International Photography Symposium provides discussion and creativity connection format. The vision of the Symposium explain similar and different thinking ways and working in different countries photographer experience and creativity of Latgale cultural space. Read more...
  • CERAMICS SYMPOSIUM (AUGUST 5-20, 2016)
    CERAMICS SYMPOSIUM (AUGUST 5-20, 2016)
    August 5-20, 2016, Daugavpils Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and Daugavpils Clay Art Centre invite artists to participate in the 4th International Ceramic Art Symposium “CERAMIC LABORATORY” organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. Within the framework of the "CERAMIC LABORATORY", inspired by Latvian nature, cultural space and personal experiences, participants are invited to create unique works of ceramic art using their selected material and equipment, at the same time adhering to a unifying theme, which is associated with experimenting. Symposium implies a joint development of a kind of laboratory where artists can experiment and share their experiences. Through the selection of participants of the Symposium, the advantage will be given to artists who will hold a master class and / or an open lecture on ceramics or ceramic technology, which will later be published in the following catalogue of the symposium. Read more...
  • PAINTING SYMPOSIUM (SEPTEMBER 13-25, 2016)
    PAINTING SYMPOSIUM (SEPTEMBER 13-25, 2016)
    September 13-25, 2016, Daugavpils Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists to participate in the International Painting Symposium „Mark Rothko 2016”organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. The "Mark Rothko 2016" Symposium will take place in Daugavpils - the city known to the world as the birthplace of Mark Rothko, a world-renowned artist, founder of abstract expressionism. On September 25, the birthday of Mark Rothko, the exhibition of artworks created during the Symposium will be opened at the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. Read more...
  • TEXTILE ART SYMPOSIUM (OCTOBER 4-14, 2016)
    TEXTILE ART SYMPOSIUM (OCTOBER 4-14, 2016)
    October 4 – 14, 2016 in Daugavpils, Latvia Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists to apply for the III International Textile Art Symposium organized within the frame of Rothko Centre’s residence program. The Symposium will take place in Daugavpils fortress, which is the monument of cultural heritage. It is characterized not only by significant historical facts, but also by interesting streets, courtyards and people. The interior of the fortress is planned by the traditional samples of military cities – there is a main square in the center, surrounded with administrative buildings and residential quarters. The unique architecture of the fortress creates a colorful world and special atmosphere on the bank of the Daugava River. Read more...
  • GRAPHIC ART SYMPOSIUM (OCTOBER 17-28, 2016)
    GRAPHIC ART SYMPOSIUM (OCTOBER 17-28, 2016)
    October 17-28, 2016, Daugavpils Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and the Art Teachers’ Union invite artists to participate in the 5th International Latgale Graphic Symposium organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. The Graphic Symposium is meeting, discussion and creative work within the cultural space of Latgale, which unites similarly and differently thinking and working graphic artists from Latvia and abroad. Read more...