Author Archives: Kestutis Vasiliunas

International Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang 2017

“Coexistence of Civilizations: Art of Communication & Communication of Art“   Time: 19th September 2017 Location: Dunhuang, China In the Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang I arrive from the Guanlan Printmaking Workshop. Together with the conference was the International print exchange project “Belt and Road”. Town of Dunhuang is located in the north-west of China near […]

Tianjin Printmaking Workshop – the First Print, 2017

YAC Print Workshop, Tianjin, China   21 September – 16 October 2017 I arrived in Tianjin Printmaking Workshop from Dunhuang, where was the opening of the exhibition and conference. It’s about 2000 km by airplane. It was early morning and the sun only started to illuminate the mountains, and the fog slowly disappearing from the […]

YAC Print Workshop, Tianjin 2017

21 September – 16 October 2017 Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in China Tianjin Printmaking Workshop – the First Print Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp”, Tianjin 2017 Prints created in the Tianjin Printmaking Residency 2017

The Second Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan 2017

In Guanlan International Print Workshop artists lives in Artist’s Village near Half-Moon Pond. Especially beautiful at night. For creating the next print I have found another paradoxical topic with the title – “Zheng He VS Columbus”… So we should look on facts. Zheng He (1371–1433) was a Hui Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat, fleet admiral, and […]

The First Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan 2017

I am invited in Guanlan International Print Workshop for two weeks, and during this short time I have to create two prints. Prints have to be printed in edition 5o. As I am invited for the international printmaking artists exchange program and the exhibition “The Belt & Road”, I have to create prints based on China culture. For […]

Artist in Residency in China 2017

1 September – 18 September 2017 I am invited in the International Print Workshop – Guanlan Original Printmaking Base in China. Here I have to create few woodblock prints for the international printmaking artists exchange program and the exhibition “The Belt & Road”. Even I have been here with my wife Roberta in 2011, it is […]

Tea Book No. 8

Tea Book No. 8 – “Sonata per Gaza” 2017, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, digital printed text, letterpress, metal fastener, 15 x 19 x 9 cm; wooden box 20 x 20 x 6 cm The artist’s book “Sonata per Gaza” (“Sonata for Gaza”) created in collaboration with the Italian poet Guido Cupani for the artist’s […]

Prints 2016

“Sleeping” 2016 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, embroidery, 120 x 360 cm Print was created in the Art Residency in Lapland, in Sweden. Print was exhibited in the Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori” in 2017 in the Gallery “Titanikas”, in Vilnius. . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Kestutis Vasiliunas. Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori”

Time: 5-29 January 2017 Location: Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania Remember Death when you are sleeping, because the Angel of Death never sleeps. Remember Death when you are awaking in the morning sun, because you could have stayed in the darkness. Remember Death when you are working, because it might be your last work. Remember Death […]

China 2011

International Print Workshop, Guanlan 20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011   Calligraphy Festival in China   Sunday in China   Lin Family Reunion during Spring Festival in China   One Day in China   Guilin in China   Journey to Yangshuo, China . . .

The Tea Book?

  The Tea Book? 2015, unique, tea bags, stamps, rope, tea leafs, 11,5 x 27,5 x 1,8 cm Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “7th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″ . . . . .

13th Artist’s Book Biennial in Austria in 2016

XIII Int. BuchKunstBiennale Horn 2016   Curator: Toni Kurz Time: 7 May – 2 July 2016 Location: Kunstverein Horn, Austria The last time when I have been in Horn it was in 1994…, when I participated in the Artist’s Book Symposium in Horn. Here I started my activity as an artist’s book creator and curator […]

Art Residency in Lapland, in Sweden 2016

In February 2016 I have been invited to create in the Artist in Residency in Lapland in Sweden. It was my second time for creating prints and artist’s book in this wonderful village in winter time. Snow and cold – what can be more nice? What can be more nice then long beautiful mornings and […]

Printing Marks and Codes, Chongqing, China 2015

Printmaking / Printing Design International Invitation Exhibition Chongqing, China Visit Time: 11–16 November 2015 Location: Chongqing and around, China I have been invited to participate as an artist in the Printmaking Exhibition “Printing Marks and Codes” in Chongqing. Exhibition was collected from printmakers of China and few invited artists from Lithuania, USA, Thailand, Japan, Australia, […]