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 […]
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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 […]
The Creation. Genesis 1:11-13 1993, unique, artist’s book object, wood, hinges, nails, oil colour, 59 x 38 x 1,3 cm
Time: 5-10 November 2018 Location: Vision Tower Gallery, Seoul, Republic of Korea P.S. Beautiful morning in Seoul. More about South Korea © Photos: Prof. Chang-Soo Kim, 2Cent. © Artist’s Book Creators 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/
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. © […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kestutis Vasiliunas – Solo Exhibition “Rain in the Park” Time: 7 December 2016 – 21 January 2017 Location: Sacred Art Center, Anyksciai, Lithuania Curator: Edita Pivoriuniene . . .
“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. . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
Time: 7 December 2016 – 21 January 2017 Location: Sacred Art Center, Anyksciai, Lithuania Curator: Edita Pivoriuniene In the Exhibition “Rain in the Park” I have showed 7 big size prints – coloured woodcuts printed on canvas. Near each print was exhibited the postcard with the art of some artists, or fragment of art, or […]
“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 when you are resting, because the Angel of Death […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Graphic Art Time: 12-22 August 2015 Location: Gallery “OdNowa”, Lodz, Poland . Article: http://e-kalejdoskop.pl/duchowosc-umarla.aspx
“Gethsemane” 2008, edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, letterpress, 107 x 299 cm (In the collection of Modern Art Center in Vilnius) Seeking to broaden and enrich the artistic experience of future students planning to join our academy to study and / or train in the field of graphic and textile arts, every year our […]
“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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
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 […]
Creative Work and Worldview of Kestutis Vasiliunas . Over several decades, Kestutis Vasiliunas has been established within and outside the local arts context of Lithuania, being well-known and appreciated as an original artist creating by the means and techniques of graphics, as well as showing interest in other fields and interdisciplinary expression. The artist […]
Time: 13-16 March 2014 Location: “Leipziger Messe”, Leipzig, Germany Artist Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to make personal exhibition in the “IAKH: Globus Galerie + Edition Lebensretter” in Leipzig Book Fair 2014.
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, […]
“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 […]
Time: 5 – 19 October 2012 Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participate in the prestigious exhibition – “Prints Tokyo 2012″.
Time: 8 July – 25 August 2012 Location: KAUS Urbino, Italy Curators: Giuliano Santini and Cecilia Giampaoli Kestutis Vasiliunas was invited to participated in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy. Artists had to create and to print the posters for one of the opera of […]
Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa Time: May – July 2012 Location: “Laboratorio Kaus”, Giardino Pensile ex monastero di Santa Chiara, Urbino, Italy Curators: Giuliano Santini and Cecilia Giampaoli Kestutis Vasiliunas was participated in the “Progetto ROS / Rossini Opera Stampa” in 11 – 25 July 2012 in Urbino, Italy […]
“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 […]
“Think Again” 2011 Edition 15, paper, coloured woodcut, 60 cm x 96 cm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “Soldier” 2011 […]
“In the Park” 2010 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, 107 cm x 299 cm © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community
“Taxi 3” 2009 Edition 1, canvas, coloured woodcut, wooden stamps, letterpress, 107 cm x 299 cm © Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators Community
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 – […]
“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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . […]
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.
26 Gasoline Station 2011, edition 12, foil-paper, 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 workshop in the “Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia”, also to exhibit the “5th International Artist’s Book Triennial” in […]
Fly over Gobi Desert, Mongolia and Siberia 2017 16 October 2017 Journey No. 89 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Articles about Art Residencies in China 2017 . . . . . . . . […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
36 giorni in Urbino (36 Days in Urbino) 2006, unique, paper, ink, colour woodcut, fabric, 30,2 x 81,2 cm © Photo: Kestutis Vasiliunas © Artist’s Book Creators 2006
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 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. […]