Vija Doks

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Selective Exhibitions

2016 - "The Somewhere Project," March 17-April 23, Hudson Guild, NYC.
2015 - "Wish You Were Here", A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2014 - Supreme Court Judges from famous women portrait series, LLAGNY Conf. NYU, NYC. "Art Amnesty: Bob and Roberta Smith," PS1, NYC.
2013 - "5D" Fashion Moda, Stephen Eins, curator, Peekskill, NY.
2011 - “6x6x2011,” Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, N.Y.
2010 - CurateNYC, juried exhibit, Rush Gallery & other NYC venues, NYC.
2008 – “It’s Not Easy” curated by Social Environmental Aesthetics, Exit Art, NYC.
2008 – Thirty-First Small Works Show – Richard Witter of OK Harris, Juror, 80Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYC.
2007 - Salon Show, About Glamour, Brooklyn, N.Y. 2006-2007 - One Person Show, Brooklyn Parsonage Latvian Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2005 - One Person Show, private showing corresponding to Alyson Richman’s Swedish Tango book party, NYC. 2003 – Douglas Dibble Invitational Auction, Hunter College, NYC. 2002 - Group Show, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC. 2001 – “Counting Coup : Artists Revisit Florida,” Stephan Eins, curator, Theater for the New City, NYC. 2000-2001- “Many Colored Artworks,” Queens Museum of Art, Queens, N.Y.
2000- “Impressions/Expressions,” WSAC Juried Show, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, NYC.
1999- Twenty-Second Small Works Show- Ronald Feldman, Juror, 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYC.
1994 – “Post-Modern Botanicals,” 808 Penn Modern, Pittsburgh, PA.
1993 - Group Show, l’Escola Massana, Barcelona, Spain.



· School of Visual Arts, NYC. Studied painting under Georgia Marsh, Nancy Chunn and Judith Linhares.
· Columbia University, MS in Library Service with Honors, NYC.
· Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, BA. English major.


Work Experience

2005- present - Reference Librarian, Baker & McKenzie, NYC.
·    Work with a team to handle all North American reference queries
·    Specializing in corporate and securities law resources.
1988-2006  -    Head of Reference, Coudert Brothers, NYC.
·  Responsible for reference queries worldwide
·  Proficient in online and legal research.


Artist’s Writings

"Cartoon" Law Lines, Oct 28, 2015,
"Of Research" Law Lines, Oct 29, 2014,
"Interview with Vija Doks" with Rachael Moller, 35 Law Lines 21, Spring 2012.
"Red Ibis" painting included in "The Oranges," dir. Julian Farino, 2012.
Letts Eat: A Latvian Cartoon Cookbook, assisted by Sadira Stelzer. New York, 1995.
“There and Back Again.” Fiction Forum 5 (Summer 1993): 14.
“Untitled.” Paragraph VI (Winter/Spring 1992): 15.


Born in Bad Reichenhalle, Germany of Latvian parents. Raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Lives in NYC.


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