Curriculum Vitae

 

Born

 

May 31, 1970, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Education

 

1981 – 1988 M.K. Čiurlionis High School of the Arts, Vilnius

 

1989 – 1995 Vilnius Art Academy, Mindaugas Navakas sculpture class, M.F.A., Vilnius

 

1995 – Salzburg Summer Academy, Prof. Hermann Nitsch’s class, Zalcburg

 

1995 – 1996 Royal Academy of  Fine Arts, Prof. Ann  Edholm’s class, Stockholm

 

1996 – The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavik

 

Employment

1997 – 1999 Art expert in the Lithuanian Artists’ Association gallery

Since 1999 Director of the public institution “ RIEDULIAI ”

1999 – 2002 Teacher at G.Fledžinsienė’s College of Arts

Since 2002 Curator of the International Symposium of sculpture“Curonian Art Week”

Since 2004 Established  art gallery “ TaDas “

Since 2004 Minister  for  Culture of  Užupis Republic

Since 2004 Member of Rotary club „ Perkūnas“, Vilnius

 

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

2023 “The Ancestors of the Forms”, AP gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2022 Art Fair ArtVilnius‘ 22, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011  „ Unique collection of 13 Masks “, permanent exposition, M.K. Čiurlionis Devils Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2011 „ Lt Unique collection“, commission after wining International competition for official accessories for FIBA EUROPE 2011, kaunas, Lithuania

2010 „ Coloured Sculptures “, Savickas gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2006 “ Form & Colour”, Consulat of Lithuania, New York, USA

2005 “ Sun of the North “, Target Gallery,  Alexandria,Washington DC, USA

2004 New works, gallery TaDas, Vilnius, Lithuania

2003 Painting, Litexpo Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

2003 Painting, sculpture, Etten Leur, Nedherlands

2003 TaDas, Opsteker Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2003 Painting, objects. Savickas Picture Gallery, Palanga, Lithuania

2003 TaDas, Vasby Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2003 Painting, sculpture, Lithuanian Art Museum, Chicago,USA

2003 The Sun of the Noth, Čiurlionis Art Gallery, Chicago,USA

2002 Painting, Gallery Cristiane Charles, Paris, France

2002 Painting, sculpture, show-rooms Charles-Tombolini, Paris, France

2002 Sound and vision installation “Four ways of life”, Vilnius, Lithuania

2001 “Perfect World”, Vartai gallery,( with Vytautas Pakalnis ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2001 “Shining Bodies” Ulrik Witt’s Gallery, Arhus, Denmark

2000 “Shining Bodies”, Teko Center gallery, Herning, Denmark

2000 “Park of the Ice Sculptures”, Archicathedral Squere,Vilnius, Lithuania

2000 “Runes”, Barotti gallery, Klaipėda, Lithuania

2000 “Collection of Symbols”, hotel Radisson SAS-Astoria, Vilnius, Lithuania

1999 “Archetypes”, Krebsen gallery, ( with Audrius Gražys ), Copenhagen, Denmark

1999 Carpe Diem gallery, ( with Audrius Gražys ), Copenhagen, Denmark

1998 Sound and vision installation “Forgotten signs”, Art Centre Replica, Stockholm

1998 “Fantasy forces nature”, ( with Audrius Gražys ), Embaixada Mineira, San Paulo, Brazil

1997 Painting, Lietuvos Aidas gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

1997 “Fire and Earth”, Arka gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

1996 Painting, Häsellby castle, Stockholm, Sweden

1996 Sculpture, Trelleborg Art Gallery, Trelleborg, Sweden

1995 “Tree of Knowledge”, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

1994 Painting, Lietuvos Aidas gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2023 Internetional Art Fair “ArtVilnius‘ 23”, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

2023 “Positions Berlin Art Fair 2023”, Berlin, Germany

2023 “Permacrisis” (wth the group “Without Shadows”), Vilnius Town Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania

2023 “Permacrisis” (wth the group “Without Shadows”), “Baroti” gallery, Klaipėda, Lithuania

2022 Art Fair ArtVilnius‘ 22, Vilnius, Lithuania

2012 EXPO 2012, Yeosu, South Korea

2005 Carpets, National Drama Theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania

2004 “ White”, Bird’s Gallery, Melburne, Australia

2004 “ Green Deco “, Litexpo Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

2004 “ Lifestyles “, Fukuoka Museum of Art , Fukuoka , Japan

2004 “ Lifestyles “, gallery TaDas,Vilnius, Lithuania

2004 “ Infection of Fashion”, collection  ( with Julian Fedo ), Forum Palace, Vilnius

2003 Annual Exhibition, Savickas Picture Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2003 Painting, Vilnius City Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania

2003 Biennial of Painting, Vasby Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2003 “Curonian Art Week 2003”, Ventė  village, Lithuania

2003 Aquarium, Barotti Gallery, Klaipėda, lithuania

2003 Infection of Fashion, collection (with Julian Fedo), Forum Palace ,Vilnius

2002 “Curonian Art Week 2002”, Ventė  village, Lithuania

2002 “Friendship”,  Infra  gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 “Human and Nature”, Minami Aoyama gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002 “Without Shadows”, ( with A. Gražys, V. Marcinkevičius, M. Bžeskas ), Burglinster Castle, Luxemburg

2002 Luleå Winter Biennial, ( with Audrius Gražys ), Luleå, Sweden

2001 “5 Artists from Lithuania”, Gallery Ett, Uppsala, Sweden

2001 “Painting,”  Gotene Commune, Gotene, Sweden

2001 Konstframjandet gallery, Uppsala, Sweden

2001 Ekogaleriet, Uppsala, Sveden

2001 Painting, Krebsen gallery, ( with Audrius Gražys ), Copenhagen, Denmark

2001 “Meetings”, Vilnius Town Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania

2001 “Without Shadows”, Europe Parliament gallery, ( with A. Gražys, V. Marcinkevičius, M. Bžeskas ), Brussels, Belgium

2001 Artyp gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2001 Polish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

2001 00:24. “Various motives”, Artist’s Space gallery, Berlin, Germany

2000 “ Sand Games”, syposium of sand, Klaipėda, ( first prize ), Lithuania

2002 “Intrigue-Provocation”, M.K.Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania

2000 Contemporary Lithuanian artists, May gallery, Karise, Denmark

1999 “Without Shadows”, Vartai gallery, ( with A. Gražys, V. Marcinkevičius, M. Bžeskas), Vilnius, Lithuania

1999 “Four=4”, Eurogates, Taipei, Taivan

1999 “Sound+vision. Laboratory”, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

1999 International Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

1999 Artists of Lithuania, “9 + 9”, Aachen Town Hall galery, Germany

1998 “The Red Book”, sound-vision installation, EXPO ‘98, Lisbon, Portugal

1998 “Two Oceans”, Funarte gallery, San Paulo, Brazil

1997 Lithuanian painting, Central Exhibition Pallace, Manege, Sankt Peterburg, Russia

1997 “Lithuanian Art ‘97” /  Galleries present”, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

1996 “Konst Pris Ekologi”, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden

1996 Skånska Konstmuseum Pictura, Lund, Sweden

1995 “Lithuanian Art 95”, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

1995 Painting, Fortress, Salzburg, Austria

1995 “2 x 2”, M.K Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Pictures Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

1994 Installation “The Plant-louses”, Jutempus gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

1994 The 1st and 2nd International symposium of sculpture “Europe park”, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

SCULPTURES IN PUBLIC SPACES

2023 Raseiniai city gate, sculpture “The Lush”, ( arch. Gintaras Čaikauskas ), Raseiniai, Lithuania

1993 Sculpture  ”Triumph Arch ” , Europe park, Vilnius, Lithuania

1994 Sculpture ” Vault ”,  EuropePark, Vilnius, Lithuania

1995 Sculpture ” Sharp ”,  Europe park, Vilnius, Lithuania

2002 Sculpture ”The Tree of  Life ”, hotel Holiday Inn, Vilnius, Lithuania

2003 Fontain  ” The Box of Feelings”, Forum Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

2005 Mozaic ” Life in the Sea ”, Telecom sport club, Vilnius, Lithuania

2006 Sculpture ” Twins”, Bussiness Triangle,  ( arch. Saulius Pamerneckis ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2006 Monument for Adolfas Ramanauskas – Vanagas, Nemenčinė

2007 Monument ”For Lithuanian Basketball ”, beside  Siemens Arena, ( arch. Tauras Paulauskas ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2009 Sculpture  ” The Tree of Unity “, for Milenium of Lithuania, Vingis park, (  arch. Rolandas Palekas ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2010 Sculpture  „ Children of the Sun “, Augustinas Rakauskas Mound, Vaizgakiemis, Prienai, Lithuania

2010 Sculpture  „ The Road of Freedom “, Konstitucijos Avenue,  ( arch. Saulius Pamerneckis ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2012 The Monument for Jonas Mačiulis- Maironis, Raseiniai Town park, Raseiniai, Lithuania

2013 Sculpture „ The Gates of  Hospitality “, Druskininkai, Lithuania

2015 Sculpture “ A FINN “, ( arch. Prof. Gintaras Čaikauskas ), Vilnius, Lithuania

2016 Sculpture ” Golfi “, Europe Center Golf Club, Vilnius district, Lithuania

2016 Sculpture „ Fire-Water Man “, Valčiūnai, Vilnius district, Lithuania

2016 Monument for Lithuanian deportees, ( arch. Algirdas Kaušpėdas ), Tomsk, Russia

2019 Memorial Sign for Lithuanian architect Antanas Vivulskis ( arch. Gintaras Čaikauskas )

2020 Partisan Memorial in Kryžkalnis Raseiniai district, ( arch. Saulius Pamerneckis ), Lithuania

2022 Artwork ” Naminukas of Draught Alley of Mekas and a spring “, Vilnius, Lithuania

2022 Artwork ” The Fisherman of Vilnia River “, ( arch. Diana Sabaliauskienė ), Vilnius, Lithuania

 

AWARDS

2007 ”For the Creator of Monument for Lithuanian Basketball “, Award of Lithuanian Basketball Federation

2009 Duke Gediminas the First Degree Award

2009 St. Christopher statuette, Vilnius City Award

2009 Millennium Song Festival 2009 “Centuries” Award ” Millennium Star “

2010 Lithuanian Freedom Fighters Union Order “For Homeland Freedom”

2019 Award of Bila Tsirkva City ( Ukraine ) for the best Architectural and Urbanistic Projects

2021 Award of Raseiniai Municipality „ Sign of Honor “, ( For Merits to Raseiniai Region )

COMPETITIONS

2023 competition in memory of the philosopher Arvydas Šliogeris, II place , ( arch. Gintaras Čaikaukas ), Panevėžys

2022 competition ” For the Freedom of the Nation “, I place,  ( arch. Gintaras Čaikauskas ), Šiauliai

2022 competition ” The Gates of Raseiniai”,  I place, ( arch. Gintaras Čaikauskas ), Raseiniai

2015 competition for the symbol of Lithuanian firefighters, I place, Valčiūnai, Vilnius region

2013 competition for sculptures for the public spaces of the city Druskininkai, I place, Druskininkai

2009 Lukiškės square competition,  III place ( I place is not reserved for anyone in the competition)( arch. Rolandas Palekas  ), Vilnius

2006 competition for the monument to Adolfas Ramanauskas – Vanagas, I place,  NATO combat training center, Nemenčinė

2000 competition for  “Gold Bar” symbol of “Verslo žinios” newspaper, I place, Vilnius

1999 symposium “Sand Games”, I place (with Audrius Gražys), Smiltynė, Klaipėda