Paulis Liepa (b. 1978) is one of the most well-known Latvian graphic artists with a vivid and recognizable individual style. Art historian and curator Līga Lindenbauma, the author of the book, has analysed the creative work of Paulis Liepa, drawing parallels between the artist’s studio and the realm of objects depicted in his prints.
Paulis Liepa has studied graphic art at the Art Academy of Latvia. In his work he mainly exploits the techniques of colography and cardboard print. Paulis has regularly participated in print exhibitions, has held several solo shows. He has received significant awards, among them Award of the Year in Culture of the newspaper Diena (2013), Grand Prix at the print exhibition “Grafika-S” (2014), Grand Prix at the International Graphic Art Biennial of the Baltic Sea Countries in Kaliningrad, Russia (2008), prize at the International Graphic Art Triennial in Cracow, Poland (2012) etc. The artist’s works are held in private collections as well as in the collection of the future Latvian Contemporary Art Museum. In parallel to prints Paulis Liepa works in book design, illustrations and animations.