Contemporary Printmaking

5th Kaunas International Printmaking Biennial 2023

“Mammoths of Printmaking”     Time: 20 April – 4 June 2023 Location: Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania Curator: Evaldas Mikalauskis Artists: From Germany: Christina Sauer, Barbara Beisinghoff, Philippas Mageris. From Estonia: Gudrunas Koppelis, Toomas Kuusingas. From Latvia: Paulis Liepa, Guntaras Sietiņis. From Poland: Joanna Piech, Marcinas Bialas, Kamil Kocurek. From Finland: Janne Laine. From Lithuania: […]

The Masters of Graphic Arts 2023

The Masters of Graphic Arts Contemporary Drawing And Printmaking Art III     Time: 4-27 May 2023 Location: FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture, Hungary Prof. Kęstutis Vasiliūnas was invited by curator Mrs. Julia N. Mészáros to participate with great masters of printmaking in the “Contemporary Drawing And Printmaking Art III”. Info: https://artfacts.net/exhibition/contemporary-drawing-and-printmaking-art-iii/1088472     © Artist’s Book Creators […]

The Masters of Graphic Arts 2022-2023

The Masters of Graphic Arts 11th International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Arts   Time: 8 October 2022 – 31 January 2023 Location: Flóris Rómer Museum of Art and History, Győr, Hungary “The theme of the Masters of Graphic Arts – 11th International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Arts is innovation in contemporary drawing and […]

Solo Installation “The Lily & the Bird” in US 2022

Time: 21-30 October 2022 Location: Rockefeller Arts Center, Emmit Christian Art Gallery, Fredonia, US Curator: Prof. Timothy Frerichs “Internationally acclaimed artist Kestutis Vasiliunas will bring a wealth of experience and history of art to Fredonia during a two-week residency, Sunday, Oct. 16 to Oct. 30, in the Department of Visual Arts and New Media, working […]

International Woodcut Print Festa Jeju 2022

Time: 16th-22nd September, 2022 Location: Jeju Culture and Arts Foundation 1st, 2nd Exhibit hall, Jeju, South Korea Prof. Kęstutis Vasiliūnas was invited by the “International Woodcut Festa Jeju 2022”, not only to participate in the exhibition, but also to be the curator of Lithuanian woodcut creators in Korea. Artists from Lithuania: Joana Kairienė, Kristina Norvilaitė-Geniušienė, […]

Lectures & Workshop in New York State University at Fredonia 2022

Printmaking Workshop “Anthropocene”   Time: 18-28 October 2022 Location: Department of Visual Arts and New Media, New York State University at Fredonia, US Project coordinator Prof. Timothy Frerichs The New York State University at Fredonia invited Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas from the Vilnius Academy of Arts for two-week residency. From Oct. 16 to Oct. 30, in the Department of […]

Article in US on 2Cent.

“Internationally acclaimed artist Kestutis Vasiliunas will bring a wealth of experience and history of art to Fredonia during a two-week residency, Sunday, Oct. 16 to Oct. 30, in the Department of Visual Arts and New Media, working with students in relief printing workshops and presenting a lecture and exhibition of his work. Erasmus Visiting Professor […]

2Cent Lecture in New York State University at Fredonia 2022

Prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas gave a Lecture “You are watched“ in the US   Time: 21 October 2022 Location: New York State University at Fredonia, US About 250 students and professors attended the lecture. The lecture is accompanied by 2 weeks printmaking workshop for the students and solo exhibition of Kestutis Vasiliunas “Lily and the Bird” in the Emmit […]

Printmaking Exhibition in USA 2022

Printmaking Exhibition “Surface Impressions 2022”     Time: 3 June – 26 August, 2022 Location: The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA Curator: Sean Starwars EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION “The LUX Center for the Arts, in cooperation with Constellation Studios, will present ‘Surface Impressions,’ an ambitious exhibition focusing on hand-produced relief prints from woodblock, linoleum cut, wood […]

Lithuanian Artists in Woodcut Print Art Festival in Korea 2021

9th Ulsan International Woodcut Print Art Festival & 2021 Biennale   Time: 21-26 July 2021 Location: Ulsan Culture and Arts Center, Ulsan, Korea Curator: Mrs. Hyo Kim Lithuanian artists in the exhibition: Jonas Čepas, Redas Diržys, Laura Selmistraitytė, Roberta Vaigeltaitė-V., Kęstutis Vasiliūnas. Eligibility for participation in the 2021 Ulsan Biennale is limited to Artists recommended […]

Prints by Artists from ‘Belt and Road’ Online

International Printmaking Exhibition in China Printmaking Museum     Location: China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China Time: 2020 “Prints by international artists from the Chinese National Academy of Arts’ “Win-Win Cooperation: Belt and Road International Printmaking Exchange Project” are on display at the China Printmaking Museum in Longhua District. Entry is free but booking is required through the […]

Belt and Road Contemporary International Printmaking Exchange Exhibition 2020

Location: China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China Time: 2020 “In order to memorize the 40th anniversary of Reform and Opening Up in China, Chinese National Academy of Arts, as the highest academic research institution in China, together with Shenzhen Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, specially plans “Win-Win Cooperation/ Belt and Road International Printmaking Exchange Project”, to strengthen communication of international culture […]

Artist in Residence in Japan 2020 – Cancelled

1-30 April 2020 Artist in Residence, Kyoto, Japan Journey No. 106 – Cancelled In April 2020 I was invited to take part in Art Residency in Kyoto, in Japan. It had to be wonderful time, as sakura blooms in April… Here I wanted to create my big print, in size 3 metros x 1 metre on canvas in Japanese printing method […]

Water-Based Woodcut Workshop “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” 2019

Woodcut Workshop: “Water-Based Woodcut: Ukiyo-e Techniques” Professor’s Ryuta Endo (Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan) visit at the Graphic Art Department, Vilnius     Visit Time: 19-27 October, 2019 Location: Graphic Art Department, Vilnius, Lithuania Prof. Ryuta Endo with colleagues Hikaru Yamada, Akihiro Tokoro and students from the Musashino Art University, from Tokyo come to Vilnius. […]

Picasso, Goya, Munch & Rops in Museum de Reede, Antwerp

Time: 9 August 2019 Location: Museum De Reede, Antwerp, Belgium We visited beautiful Museum De Reede with fantastic exhibitions of printmaking. “An initiative by Dutchman Harry Rutten, who donated his art collection containing mainly prints by Goya, Rops and Munch to Belgian foundation, Museum De Reede in Antwerp is dedicated exclusively to graphic art.”   […]

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 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  […]

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” 2018

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.       © […]

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 […]

Article about Kestutis Vasiliunas Art Residencies in China 2017

  Agne Biliunaite, the Lithuanian culture attaché in China, wrote and published the article about Kestutis Vasiliunas art residencies in China in the official webpage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. Info in the “Lietuvos žinios” / “Lithuanian News” Info in the main website of Lithuania – Alfa.lt     © […]

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

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in China 2017

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts   During our stay in Tianjin Print Workshop we had the possibility to visit Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts. It’s about one and a half hour driving from the workshop. Yes…, it is not the same Art Academy like in Europe. We visited Chinese painting class, where students learning from […]

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 […]

Videos from the Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori” 2017

Kestutis Vasiliunas. Water Sound Installation “Memento Mori”     Time: 5-29 January 2017 Location: Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania Curator: Dr. Vaidilute Brazauskaite L. The exhibition was visited by 2352 persons. Video about the exhibition in the “Lithuanian National Radio and Television” (LRT) www.LRT.LT “Line, Colour, Form”: Article about the Exhibition . © Artist’s Book Creators […]

Printmaking 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. . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

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 . . .

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, […]

Article about Kestutis Vasiliunas from e-kalejdoskop-pl

Gościem specjalnym drugiej części Letnich Międzynarodowych Kursów Grafiki i Tkaniny Artystycznej PATA 2015 w Akademii Sztuk Pięknych jest prof. Kestutis Vasiliunas. W Galerii OdNowa można oglądać wystawę jego prac. A są one dość niezwykłe, co wynika z niecodziennych połączeń: zarówno jeśli chodzi o technikę – to drzeworyty na płachtach płótna, jak i o treść – motywy ze […]

Prints 2015

“Degas: Absinthe Drinker” 2015 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 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 […]

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, letterpress, 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, letterpress, wooden stamps, 100 cm x […]

Prints 2012

“Giotto: The Kiss” 2012 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letterpress, 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” 2012 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 x 214 cm […]

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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]