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 […]
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 […]
18–21 September 2017 Travel to Printmaking Exhibition in Dunhuang over the Gobi Desert 2017 18 September 2017 International Printmaking Conference in Dunhuang 19 September 2017 Dunhuang Desert 20 September 2017 © Photo: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community
“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 . . . . . . . […]
Fly from Beijing to Lithuania through Inner Mongolia, Gobi Desert (East), Mongolia and Siberia. 2017 October 16th © Circle “Bokartas”, Kestutis Vasiliunas, 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 […]
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 © […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Gobi Desert From Guanlan Printmaking Base I had to travel to Dunhuang, for the opening of the Printmaking Exhibition “Belt & Road” and for the Conference “Coexistence of Civilizations: Art of Communication & Communication of Art“. It’s about 3500 km by airplain. From Shenzhen we flew to Lanzhou, and from Lanzhou through the mountains and desert […]
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 […]
1–18 September 2017 Artist in Residency in China 2017 The First Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan The Second Week in Printmaking Workshop in Guanlan Artist’s Book in China Printmaking Museum in Guanlan .
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 […]
Printing Marks and Codes, Chongqing, China 2015 11–16 November 2015 . . .
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 . . .
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fly over Gobi Desert, Mongolia and Siberia 2017 16 October 2017 Journey No. 89 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Today we’ve visited the barber’s of our downtown. Here we were gladly met by five Chinese hairdressers.
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.
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 […]
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 […]