The Artists Union of Latvia (AUL)

Year Founded:

Founded in 1941 as the “Artists Union of LSSR”;

Registered as the society “Artists Union of Latvia” (AUL) in 2005


Aims and Objectives:

  • Support, promote and collect information on activities of AUL members;
  • Create and maintain a data base of AUL members and their creative biographies;
  • Organize annual general and special exhibitions in the different fields of visual art;
  • Ensure AUL members receive the most current information concerning professional interests;
  • Ensure art works and infrastructure possessed by the AUL is maintained properly and is accessible;
  • Defend the rights and professional interests of artists, art critics and scholars.


Contact persons:

Igors Dobičins – President of AUL



11. novembra krastmala 35, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia


Phone: +371 26628302; + 371 29138952


Home page:,


International Memberships:

IAA / AIAP (UNESCO) International Association of Art / Association Internationale des Arts Plastiques



840 members.