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Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus un radošām domām bagātu Jauno gadu!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Please plan on attending the
ALMA retreat in
2014 from September 26th - 28th.

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The primary mission of the American Latvian Artists' Association, ALMA, is to promote and maintain an active network of artists and scholars of Latvian heritage and their supporters in North America. ALMA supports the professional development and exhibitions of its members and works to preserve Latvian art. The American Latvian Artists' Association maintains professional contact with the arts community in Latvia and develops working relationships with other international arts organizations.


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Saiets 2013


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Reflection on the 2013 American Latvian Artists' Retreat/Annual Conference held September 27-29, 2013 (Sarma Muiznieks Liepins, ALMA secretary)

Reflection, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, is the thought or opinion that results from "mental concentration; careful consideration." It is also: "something such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected." Being artists, we are all pretty good (or think that we are pretty good!) at merging real and mental images, incorporating verbal and auditory stimuli, adding some light, heat and individuality and coming up with either new artwork that "reflects" on an event, or just projecting our genuine evaluation of an event to others.

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ALMA Exhibition in Philadelphia – ALMĀKSLA 2013

Pēc ilgāka laika pārtraukuma Amerikas Latviešu Mākslinieku Apvienība ALMA sarīkoja izstādi Brīvo Latvju biedrības telpās Filadelfijā. Biedrības plašā zāle ar pārbīdāmajām sienām, regulējamām gaismām un profesieonālu gleznu piekāršanas sistēmu pārvērtās par izstāžu zāli, ļaujot veiksmīgi un viegli izveidot mākslas darbu parādi. Ar vīnu, uzkodām un draudzīgām sarunām izstādes atklāšana notika šī gada 5.oktobrī, pēc kuras sekoja aizraujošs latviešu mūziķa un Fulbraita stipendijas ieguvēja Riharda Fedotova koncerts ar elektronisko mūziku, skaistām balsīm, dūmiem un citiem efektiem.

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