Valtis Barkans was born in 1969 and was interested in sculpture, he appeared at the age of five. During his career, Valtis has created more than 100 stone sculptures, many of which reach one and a half meters in height.
Valtis cooperates with private customers, as well as local governments and companies, creating masterpieces of bronze, stone and any other material. Some of the sculptures can be seen in Jurmala, Ogre, Tukums and Kandava. The artist closely cooperates with Ogre municipality and students of the Latvian Academy of Art, organizing summer wood and stone sculpture projects.