Kaspars Poikans

Ruta and Kaspars Poikans are from Riga, Latvia, where they studied at Riga’s Fine Arts Academy and School of Applied Arts. They later studied Icon painting in Russia at the Mirozka Monastery in Pskov. Since 1999, they have lived in France where they joined the Communauté du Chemin Neuf. The Poinkans’s make icons, frescoes, mosaics, sculptures, and liturgical furnishings in their Saint Luke Workshop at Notre Dame des Dombes Abbey.