Projects

“Artist’s Books” of Jannis Kounellis in Venezia

  Exhibition Time: 11 May – 24 November 2019 Location: Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy During our journey to the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice / La Biennale d’Arte di Venezia, where Lithuanian Pavilion won the Venice Biennale’s 2019 Golden Lion, we visited the exhibition of Jannis Kounellis in Fondazione Prada,Venezia. It was Monday, and […]

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 […]

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     © […]

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 […]

Artist’s Book Exhibition in Australia 2017

“Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books 2017“   Time: 18 March – 8 April 2017 Location: “Gallery Central”, Perth, Western Australia Time: 13 June – 2 July Location: “Australian Galleries”, Melbourne Curators: David Forrest & Janis Nedela Article about the Artist’s Book Exhibition in the “Imprint”   Artists in the Artist’s Book Exhibition “Between the Sheets: […]

Videos from the Solo Exhibition “Memento Mori” 2017

  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 . . .

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 […]

Printmaking Workshop in Vilnius 2016

Prof. XiaoFei Li (China) Workshop “Print As A Way For Seeing”     Time: 6-13 October, 2016 Location: Graphic Department, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania My friend, an artist’s book creator and printmaker from China Ph.D. XiaoFei Li gave the lecture and makes the Printmaking Workshop “Print As A Way For Seeing”. XiaoFei Li is […]

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, […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

“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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]