Author Archives: Kestutis Vasiliunas

Musashino Art University in Tokyo 2019

Final Exams in Musashino Art University Time: 15th of January 2019 Location: Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Museums in Tokyo .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  […]

Printmaking in the Space – Workshop in Vilnius 2018

Prof. Toshiya Takahama (Japan) Workshop ‘Making copperplate print(intaglio) printed on plaster cubes’   Time: 7-10 December 2018 Location: Graphic Art Department, Vilnius, Lithuania Prof. Toshiya Takahama from the Musashino Art University, from Tokyo arrived in Vilnius to give the lectures and to lead the printmaking workshop in the Graphic Art Department, in Vilnius Academy of […]

Artist’s Book Lecture in the Sungshin Woman’s University, Seoul 2018

Artist’s Book Lecture “Structures of Artist’s Book”   Time: 7 November 2018 Location: Sungshin Woman’s University, Seoul, Republic of Korea The “Sungshin Woman’s University” in Seoul invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from Graphic Department / Vilnius Academy of Arts to give the lecture on theme “Structures of Artist’s Book” and to talk with the students about […]

Contemporary Artist’s Book – Lecture in the “Gachon University” in Seoul 2018

Contemporary Artist’s Book     Time: 6 November 2018 Location: Gachon University, Seoul, Republic of Korea The “Gachon University” in Seoul invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from Graphic Department / Vilnius Academy of Arts to give the lecture on theme “Contemporary Artist’s Book” and to talk with the students about artist’s books. The lecture “Contemporary Artist’s […]

9th International Graphic Triennial “Colour in Graphic Art: Hybrid” 2018

9. Międzynarodowe Triennale Grafiki – Kolor w Grafice: Hybryda 9th International Graphic Triennial “Colour in Graphic Art: Hybrid“       Time: 21 September – 28 October 2018 Location: “Galerii Sztuki Wozownia”, Torun, Poland     More info: http://www.artinfo.pl/pl/blog/wydarzenia/wpisy/9-miedzynarodowe-triennale-grafiki-kolor-w-grafice-hybryda/      

In “Impact 10”

Impact 10 – ENCUENTRO: “Fragment Encounters“     Time: 1-9 September 2018 Location: Santander, Spain Curators of the project: K. Stevenson & Karen Kunc The Fragment Encounters portfolio project is installed at the museo in Santander Spain for IMPACT 10 conference. K. Stevenson and Karen Kunc collaboration with 10 international artists.       © […]

8th Artist‘s Book Triennial in Urbino 2018

8th International Artist‘s Book Triennial in Urbino Theme: Memento Mori .   Time: 18–20 May 2018 Location: “Data”, Urbino, Italy “8th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” was exhibited in the Festival “Urbino e le Città del Libro”, in Urbino, Italy. More info and photos:   Main Sponsor of the Travel to Urbino: Lithuanian Council […]

Artist’s Book Lectures & Workshop in Urbino 2018

Artist’s Book Lectures & Workshop in Urbino     Lectures: “Manu Factus: Struttura e forme del libro”. The theme of the artist’s book workshop “Segni di città” (“Signts of the town”). Time: 14-17 May 2018 Location: ISIA Urbino (Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche), Italy   More photos and info … Main Sponsor of the […]

Japan

Musashino Art University in Tokyo 2019 12-24 January 2019 Journey No. 98 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Tokyo 2018 24 April – 1 May 2018  Journey No. 92 Fly through North […]

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 […]

Prints 2017

“Lucas Cranach the Elder: Eva & Apple” 2017 Edition 21, paper, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 8 colours, 58 x 119 cm Print was created in the Art Residency in Tianjin, in China in 2017 Print was exhibited in 2017 in the Exhibition “1st Binhai International Print Camp“, Tianjin . . . . . . . […]

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, […]

Prints 2015

“Degas: Absinthe Drinker” 2015 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letter press 115 x 230 cm Print was created in the International Printmaking Workshop in Bedburg-Hau, in Germany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

International Printmaking Workshop in Germany 2015

ArToll Sommerlabor 2015 Time: 27 July – 15 August, 2015 Location: ArToll , Bedburg-Hau, Germany Organizer: ArToll Kunstlabor e.V. Curators: Maren Rombold & Marco Henkenjohann The ArToll invited international artists in residence in a special summer workshop for printmaking. After a period of communal living and a mix of collaborative and individual work, the project […]

Artist’s Book Exhibition in Portugal in 2015

“Cascais International Book Art 2015″ Time: 26 June – 12 July 2015 Location: Museum Quarter, Cascais, Portugal Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participate in the international artist’s book exhibition in Cascais. He exhibited artist’s book – “Tea Book” and was on the opening of the Exhibition. The exhibition was in wonderful museum with ceramic plates […]

Tea Book No. 5

Tea Book No. 5 2015, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, stamps, rope, 11,5 cm x 28,5 cm x 1,2 cm In the artist’s book “Tea Book No.5” I play with form, structures, colour and text (dates). I create the artist’s book not “about something”, but an artist’s book as object with “information” in itself. You […]

Tea Book No. 4

“Tea Book No. 4” 2014, book-object, unique, tea bags, stamps, lead, rope,11,5 cm x 27,5 cm x 1,8 cm Artist’s book “Tea Book No. 4” was exhibited in the exhibition “Between the Sheets: Artists Books 2015”, in 7 March – 2 April 2015, in the Gallery Central, in Perth, Australia. . . .

“7th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″ in Leipzig Book Fair

“7th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″ Exhibition theme: “Error” {mistake}   Time: 12-15 March, 2015 Location: Halle 3, H501, “IAKH: Globus Galerie + Edition Lebensretter”, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany   Exhibition for the Leipzig Book Fair is composed from 51 artists from the “7th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2015″, from Germany, Italy, Mexico, China, Northern […]

Artist’s Book-Object Workshop Vilnius 2014

“RETHINK – a Workshop on Book Art Objects” Time: 1st – 4th of December, 2014 Location: Vilnius Academy of Arts, Department of Graphics Professor Joseph Johannes Visser from The Netherlands Professor Hanne Matthiesen from Denmark From 1st to 4th of December of 2014 for the first time in Lithuania, in Vilnius Academy of Arts Department of […]

“The Art of the Book” in Rochester Public Library

“The Art of the Book” Artists Books and Altered Books   Time: 6 November 2014 – 5 January 2015 Location: Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Lower Link Gallery, U.S.A. Art of the Book 2014 Exhibits Committee Members: Sally Snow, Corinne Clar, Jessica LaManna, Kate Meddaugh, Inge Munnings, Nanci Nugent, Jay Osborne and Anita […]

“Künstlerbücher – Artists’ Books”, Admont, 2014

“Künstlerbücher – Artists’ Books” International works from 1960 to today Time: 2 May – 2 November 2014 Location: Museum Stift Admont, Stiftsbibliothek Admont, Austria Initiator & Guest Curator: Barbara Eisner-B. Director of the Museum Admont Abbey, Dr. Michael Braunsteiner invited Kestutis Vasiliunas to visit the Artist’s Book Exhibition “International works from 1960 to today”. Curator […]

Artist’s Book Workshop & Lectures in Roma 2014

  Time: 24-26 March 2014 Location: RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts, Rome,  Italy Rome – cradle of Christianity, where St Peter and St Paul were martyred, where tortured and killed many Christians. Roma – is not only wonderful city with antic architecture, old castles and churches. Rome – it is something much more […]

Switzerland

Journeys with personal car: Travel with rented car through Switzerland 2019 23 February – 10 March 2019 Travel to Vercelli to reinstall the “8th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018” Journey No. 100 Travel with personal car through Switzerland 2015 17–21 September, 2015 Travel with the Artist’s Books through Switzerland to Vercelli and Alps Journey No. 79 Basel 2013 […]

Seoul and Travels

Time: 29 May – 13 June 2007 After the “Seoul International Book Arts Fair” we were travelling a little in South Korea with our good Friend, an artist Chang-Soo and Angela. She was our translate in the Book Fair and in my Lectures. Chang-Soo participated in the Artist’s Book Triennials, also he has been as […]

Germany

Almost all Journeys with Personal Car Leipzig & Berlin 2018 13-19 March 2018 8th Artist’s Book Triennial in Leipzig Book Fair. Travel with the students Journey No. 91 Berlin 2017 1-3 December 2017 Exhibitions in Berlin Journey No. 90 Leipzig & Berlin 2017 21-27 March 2017 Travel with the students to Leipzig Book Fair Journey No. 87 Hamburg 2016 14-19 January […]

New Year in Lapland

28 December 2008 – 8 January 2009 All family we went to Lapland celebrate the New Year. We took the boat from Riga to Stockholm. From Stockholm we drove our car to the north. The last 400 km was only snow road – beautiful road…  

Von Freitag bis Freitag

  Von Freitag bis Freitag (From Friday until Friday) 2013, edition 4, in the workshop found printed paper, letter press, rope, size closed: 27 x 22 x 5 cm / opened: 47 x 22 x 17 cm                           This artist’s book was made […]

Tea Book No. 3

  Tea Book No. 3 2013, artist’s book-object, unique, tea bags, wooden boxes, wooden stick, leather, rope, size closed: 53 x 28 x 11,5 cm / opened: 106 x 28 x 17 cm Artist’s book has been exhibited in the “Cascais International Book Art 2015″ Time: 26 June – 12 July 2015 Location: Museum Quarter, […]

2nd Relief Printmaking Symposium in Leipzig 2013

Time 29 July – 23 August 2013 Location: Spinnerei, Leipzig The Bund Bildender Künstler Leipzig e. V. (Leipzig Association of Artists) invited five artists to participate in the “Hochdruck-Grafik-Symposion – edition carpe plumbum” (2nd Relief Printing Symposium) in Leipzig in time 29 July – 23 August 2013. Symposium was in the “Spinnerei”. After the Symposium, […]

Prints 2013

“Without Title or God is a Power” 2013 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letter press, stamps 210 cm x 210 cm Print received the third Prize in the exhibition “Potency” in Art Gallery Kaunas, Lithuania. ………………………………………………………………………………………             “Natura Morta 1” 2013 Edition 18, paper, coloured woodcut, letter press, wooden stamps 100 […]

Austria

Journeys with personal car: Austrian Alps, Uttendorf 2017 21–27 August 2017 Holiday in Austrian Alps. Meeting with artist’s book curator Toni Kurz in Horn Journey No. 88 Horn 2016 5–8 May 2016 XIII Int. BuchKunstBiennale Horn Journey No. 83 Admont 2014 24–29 September 2014 Artist’s Book Exhibition “Künstlerbücher – Artists’ Books” in Admont Journey No. 73 Mayrhofen 2013 25–31 August 2013 Holidays with Friends […]

Journey to Yangshuo, China

All night it was snowing. I returned back in my memory to China, where we had wonderful time… From Guilin by boat we travelled to Yangshuo, to the small town, surrounded with wonderful nature. Guilin situated on the west bank of the Li River. We rented bikes and left the city. After 20 years we […]

Urbino – the “Rossini Project”

Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa Time: May – July 2012 Location: “Laboratorio Kaus”, Giardino Pensile ex monastero di Santa Chiara, Urbino, Italy Curators: Giuliano Santini and Cecilia Giampaoli Kestutis Vasiliunas was participated in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy           […]

Urbino

Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participate in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy. After the project he with family was in holiday in Italy. 9 – 11 July 2012 On the road to Urbino, in Berg im Drautal, Austria   12 July 2012 Discussing with […]

Prints 2012

“Giotto: The Kiss” 2012 canvas, coloured woodcut, letter press, stamps, 280 cm x 140 cm Print was exhibited in the exhibition – “Prints Tokyo 2012″. Time: 5 – 19 October 2012. Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan.                             ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… “Taxi in Urbino” […]

2nd International Printmaking Symposium 2012 in Bentlage

  Time: 27-30 September 2012 Location: Bentlage, Rheine, Germany The Print Association Bentlage and the cultural institution Kloster Bentlage in Rheine, Germany, present SNAP, the 2nd International Printmaking Symposium, an international symposium and exhibition program of contemporary printmaking. SNAP is directed towards artists, printmakers, professors and students of international art institutes and universities, towards curators, […]

Saxnas 2008

3 January – 29 January 2008 Ricklundgarden Art Workshop I have been as artist in Residency in Ricklundgarden, in Lapland. I never have seen such wonderful nature. I was feeling myself like I am in the move of National Geography TV. Yes, it was very extreme and very beautiful.        

Journey to Easterlittens

30 April – 5 May 2008 Journey to Easterlittens to my Friend Joseph Johannes Visser by car. Photos from one night in Harlingen, where I was sleeping in my Toyota Previa.                                                 […]

The Netherlands

Easterlittens 2018 3-8 September 2018 Journey No. 96 Journey to Easterlittens 2008 30 April – 5 May 2008 Journey No. 42 Artist in Residency “It Plein 19”, Easterlittens 2005 19 July – 29 August 2005 Journey No. 36    

Pages

                            Pages 2011, artist’s-book object, used envelopes, plastic rope, 20 x 20 x 10 cm                                    

26 Gasoline Station

                                      26 Gasoline Station 2011, edition 12, foil, woodcut, letterpress, ink jet print, rope, 12,3 x 27,5 x 0,9 cm Statement: In time 2 October – 31 October 2010 I was invited to make an artist’s book […]

Journey to South Italy

12 July – 3 August 2008 Journey from Vilnius to Southern Italy by car through the Austrian and Switzerland Alps 7130 km in 22 Days 1st Day – 12 of July Vilnius – Lechovice (Czech Republic)         ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2nd Day – 13 of July Austria         ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3rd Day […]

China

Fly through Gobi Desert, Mongolia and Siberia 2017 16 October 2017 Journey No. 89 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Articles about Art Residencies in China 2017 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  […]

Italy

Journeys with personal car: Urbino 2018 14–17 May, 2018 Artist’s Book Lectures & Workshop in Urbino 18–20 May 2018 “8th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018“ in Urbino Journey No. 93 Vercelli 2015 17–21 September, 2015 Travel with the Artist’s Books from Vercelli through Switzerland and Austrians Alps Journey No. 79 Venezia & Vercelli & Ventimiglia, French Alps, […]

Prints 1999-2006 – Dresses

Project: “Dresses’ Fashion”   Collection of “Dresses” created in 1999-2006 My basic idea of this project was to create graphic in space. As usually graphic’ work is art in two dimensions. As usually graphic’ prints hangs in a frames on the wall in a gallery or in the private room. And as usually, print illustrated […]

International Print Workshop in Guanlan, China 2011

20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011 In 2010 I have been invited with my wife Roberta to create in the International Print Workshop in Guanlan in China. The International Print Workshop – wonderful artists village with the galleries village and very big workshop for printing. Invited artists lives in 300 years old village in […]

6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012

 Theme: “Love” Jury meeting: 9-16 December 2011 Jury Members: Joseph Johannes Visser, The Netherlands; Hanne Matthiesen,  Denmark; Deirdre Kelly, Italy / U.K.; Kestutis Vasiliunas, Lithuania. Time & Location: 2 February – 3 March 2012, “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica”, Venice, Italy; 15 March – 18 March 2012, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany; 12 April – 28 April […]

South Korea

Solo Exhibition Time: 5-10 November 2018 Location: Vision Tower Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea Journey No. 97 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . Lecture: “Contemporary Artist’s Book in the World” Time: […]