The youthful maximalism and the consequent courage to face diverse risks, as well as the distinctive feel for the material and it's potential- this is what urged me to offer a unique event in the Latvian sculpture landscape, in the gardens of Manor Rumene. A chance to tap into the unexplored...
-Ojārs Spārītis, Professor,
Head of Doctoral Programme at the Art Academy of Latvia, Patron of Ernest Vitin solo exhibition at the Manor Rumene
Ernest is the only person in Latvia who professionally devotes his full time developing technical and aesthetical aspects of glass stacking technique. All glass art students study this technique during their first year at the academy, however only Ernest has taken it up as his main vocation. Besides, there are not many graduates who continue in their specialty, and even less who do it with any success. My best wishes to Ernest, may he never loose his enthusiasm!