Author Archives: Kestutis Vasiliunas

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

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

“Postcards [Made in China]”

Kestutis Vasiliunas. Personal Exhibition “Postcards [Made in China]“ Time: 2011-04-28 to: 2011-05-14 Location: Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius, Lithuania Thoughts upon returning from Venice (Italy) and Guanlano (China) International Graphics Workshop.

Guilin in China

Guilin is a city in China, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on the west bank of the Li River.  Its name means “forest of Sweet Osmanthus”, owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its unique scenery.

Lin Family Reunion during Spring Festival in China

Chinese New Year – often called Chinese Lunar New Year although it actually is lunisolar – is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. According to tales and legends, the beginning of Chinese New Year started with the fight against a mythical beast called the Nian. Nian would come on the first day of […]

Sunday in China

This Sunday I was thinking how beautiful China is. The life in here is getting better: people are working hard, however they are happy and very kind, economy is growing up, goverment takes care about peoples’ health and education. They are paying great attention to culture.

Calligraphy Festival in China

Soon will be the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival. It is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is often inaccurately called “Lunar New Year”, because—as part of the lunisolar Chinese calendar—the date is partially determined based on lunar phase. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first month […]

Art Workshop in China

20 December 2010 – 15 February 2011 In 2010-2011 I have been invited with my wife Roberta first time to visit and to create in the International Print Workshop in Guanlan in China. Here I met many good people, good artists and new friends. Here I found wonderful China with old, very old culture. Chine […]

Artist’s Book Workshop “Love” in Venezia 2010

Artist’s Book Workshop and Lectures with Kestutis Vasiliunas “Love” in Venezia for the next “6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012” with theme “Love”. Workshop di Libro d’Artista con Kestutis Vasiliunas. “Amore” Time: 8 October – 29 October 2010 Location: “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia”, Italy Direttrice Artistica / Arts Director Signora Matilde Dolcetti   […]

International Artist’s Book Workshop Vilnius 2009

Time: 15 October – 25 October 2009 Location: Vilnius Academy of Arts Artist’s Book Workshop was conducted by international professors, winners of many premiums: Wayne Andrew Crothers from Australia, who is teaching in Japan; Chang-Soo Kim from South Korea; Joseph Johannes Visser from The Netherlands.           Prof. Wayne Andrew Crothers from […]


Journeys with personal car: Art Residency in Lapland 2016 2–27 February 2016 Journey No. 82 Umea 2015 2–5 July 2015 Journey No. 76 New Year in Lapland 2009 28 December 2008 – 8 January 2009 Journey No. 45 Art Residency in Lapland 2008 3 January – 29 January 2008 Journey No. 41 Falun Print Triennial 2007 21 August – 28 August 2007 The Falun […]

The Falun Triennial 2007 – Contemporary Print Art

The Falun Triennial 2007 – Contemporary Print Art Derived from ‘Printmaking at the Edge’ by Richard Noyce Time: 21 August – 28 August 2007 Location: Dalarnas Museum, Falun, Sweden Curator: Prof. Richard Noyce Prof. Richard Noyce wrote the book ” Printmaking at the Edge”. The exhibition in Falun has been composed from artists of this […]

4th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2006

Theme: “Rabbit & House” Time & Location: 5 December – 25 December 2006, Gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania; 22 March – 25 March 2007, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany; 1 June – 6 June 2007, Seoul International Book Arts Fair, South Korea. While opening one box after another, one envelope after another envelope, I took out artist’s […]

Where is Rabbit?

Where is Rabbit? Why House? 2006, unique, foil, pencil, coloured woodcut, letterpress, rope, 25,2 x 24,2 cm   © Photos: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators 2006  

Genesis 32.29

Genesis 32.29 2005, paper, wooden cover, coloured woodcut, letterpress, rope, 30,2 x 31,7 x 1,9 cm Artist’s book was created in the “Atelier It Plein 19”, The Netherlands. Artist’s book was exhibited in the “Seoul International Book Arts Fair” in South Korea, in 2007.                       […]

3rd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2003

Theme: “23 Sins” Time & Location: 15 May – 15 June 2003, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; 16 May 2003, Conference in the Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius; 5 May – 10 May 2004, Frankfurt Art Fair, Germany; 15 August – 10 September 2004, Thomas Manas House, Nida, Lithuania; 19 September – 10 October 2004, Gallery […]

2nd International Artist‘s Book Triennial in Salzburg, Austria

Theme: “Apocalypse” Time: 10 January – 3 February 2001 Location: Gallery 5020, Salzburg, Austria The 2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000 was exhibited in the Gallery 5020, in Salzburg, Austria. A coordinator of the 2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial in Austria, Martin Gredler wrote in the catalogue: “Obviously, the medium of the book takes […]

2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000

Theme: “Apocalypse”   Time & Location: 2 November – 28 November 2000, Gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania; 10 January 10 – 3 February 2001, Gallery 5020, Salzburg, Austria. In the year 2000 the 2nd International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000  took place with 150 artists from 29 countries: if to mention Japan, Korea, Australia, almost all […]

2nd International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000 – Calligraphic Artist’s Book

Theme: “Apocalypse” Time: 2 November – 28 November 2000 Location: Gallery “Kaire – Desine”, Vilnius, Lithuania   Along with the main exposition of the 2nd International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2000, a satellite exhibition of Calligraphic Artist’s Book was arranged. 17 artists from Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Russia, Germany, Estonia, Bulgaria, the USA and Lithuania created […]

1st International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 1997

Theme: “Diary: Eight Days” Time: 23 September – 14 November 1997 Location: Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius Organiser of the Exhibition: Circle “Bokartas”. In Lithuania Artist‘s Book Exhibitions were initiated and organized in the last decade of the 20th century, when Lithuania restored her independence, left the formation of the USSR and regained freedom. While organizing […]