Author Archives: Kestutis Vasiliunas

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, […]

Prints 2011

“Think Again” 2011 Edition 15, paper, coloured woodcut, 60 cm x 96 cm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “Soldier” 2011 […]

Prints 2010

“In the Park” 2010 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 107 cm x 299 cm   © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community    

Prints 2009

“Taxi 3” 2009 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 cm x 299 cm   © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community    

Article by Dr. Wolfgang Türk about Kestutis Vasiliunas Exhibition 2008

Kestutis Vasiliunas in the “Projekts Münsterland pART 4” 14 September – 19 October, 2008 KunstVerein Ahlen, Germany   Kestutis Vasiliúnas ist ein Reisender zwischen den Welten: Seine Fahrten erreichen Städte, Länder und Kontinente, verbinden unterschiedliche Kulturen und machen Gegensätze zwischen politischen und sozialen Systemen erfahrbar. Die entstehenden Bilder dokumentieren – einem begleitenden Reisetagebuch gleich – […]

Prints 2008

“Gethsemane 2” 2008 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 cm x 299 cm The print is the property of MO museum, Vilnius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

Saxnas 2008

3 January – 29 January 2008 Ricklundgarden Art Workshop I have been as Artist in Residence 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

Journeys with personal car:   Journey to The Netherlands & Belgium 2019 8-13 August 2019 Journey No. 103 Easter with Agota, Vincent van Gogh & Joseph in The Netherlands 2019 18-23 April 2019 Journey No. 101 Easterlittens 2018 3-8 September 2018 Journey No. 96 Journey to Easterlittens 2008 30 April – 5 May 2008 Journey […]

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

Italy

Journeys with personal car: Venezia 2019 2–6 June, 2019 58th International Art Exhibition / La Biennale d’Arte di Venezia Jannis Kounellis in Fondazione Prada, Venezia Journey No. 102 Vercelli & Venezia 2019 7–17 March, 2019 Transportation of the “8th International Artist‘s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018“ from Vercelli to Venezia Journey No. 100 Vercelli 2019 22–24 […]

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

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 […]

Solo Exhibition “Postcards [Made in China]” 2011

Kestutis Vasiliunas “Postcards [Made in China]“ Time: 28 April – 14 May 2011 Location: Gallery “Kaire Desine”, Vilnius, Lithuania Thoughts upon returning from Venice (Italy) and Guanlano (China) International Graphics Workshop. “I understand that some contemporary artists has their own curators or art critics who takes care of him (as father/mother). I know that true […]

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 […]

Artist in Residence in China 2010-2011

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 Lectures & 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 […]

Sweden

Journeys with personal car:   Artist in Residence in Lapland 2016 2–27 February 2016 Artist in Residence 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 Artist in Residence in Lapland 2008 3 January – 29 January 2008 Artist in Residence Journey No. 41 Falun Print […]

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 […]