Aivars Tipsis was born in 1968.
In 2004 he completed the photography course with Māris Kundziņš. In 2006 he completed the photography course at "VSMP Aģentūra". In 2006 he took part in the Photo Academy master course. He also took part in "Photo Summer 2006" master classes. In 2007 he acquired professional photographer's qualification in „Birutas Mageles Starptautiskā stilistu skola”.
He is the author of several photography theme publications and has conducted photo classes. Photographer's works can be found in company and private customer collections.