Žygimantas Augustinas

born 1973, Vilnius, Lithuania,
SOLO SHOWS:
2013 ‘Painting 2000-2013’, Juskus Gallery, Vilnius 2012 ‘In the XX century’, Galleri NB, Viborg (Denmark) 2012 ‘In the XX century’, Vilnius Academy of Art Gallery, Vilnius 2009 ‘Extreme Sports 3000', Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius 2008 ‘Human Body: Sign and Landscape’, Vilnius Academy of Art Gallery, Vilnius 2007 ‘Augustinas in Klaipeda’, Klaipėda Cultural Communication Centre, Klaipeda 2006 ‘Man as a Sign', Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius 2005 ‘Zygimantas Augustinas: Recent works’, Fraser Gallery, Washington DC 2005 ‘After … II/ people', Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius 2004 ‘After New York I/ drawings', Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius 2003 ‘Social Portrait', Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius 2002 ‘Paintings and Etchings’, Klaipėda Gallery, Klaipeda 2001 ‘Paintings and Etchings’, Lietuvos Aidas Gallery, Vilnius
MAIN GROUP SHOWS:
2014 “The Evolvent”, gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2014 ‘Figure, Figures, for Figure’, Juskus Gallery, Vilnius 2014 “The Art Terminal”, gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2014 “Century portrait”, Lithuanian culture center in Warshaw (Poland), “Dom Iskustva” Minsk (Belorussia), Lithuanian embassy Madrid (Spain) 2014 “The Year” Opens the Gate”, gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2013 CreArt project “More Real than Real”, Exhibition Hall “La Pasión” Valladolid (Spain), “Palazzo Vernazza “ Lecce (Italy), “Complexul Muzeal Arad”, Arad (Romania) 2013 XV International Vilnius Painting Triennial "Contexts of Painting", Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2013 „BODY. Lithuanian Graphic Art 1980-2013“, Kunstkamera, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2013 ‘Century portrait’, Kaliningrad Art Gallery (Russia), “History of Culture Museum” Görlitz (Germany) 2012 ‘Contemporary Drawing Biennial', Namur (Belgium) 2012 ‘Why Self-Portrait?’, Vilnius Academy of Art Gallery, Vilnius 2012 ‘Painting. How did I Get Here’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2012 "Drawing 2012", ‘Arka’ gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2012 "ArtVilnius", LITEXPO, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2011 "XIV INTERBIFEP" Contemporary Portrait Gallery, Tuzla, Bosna i Hercegovina 2011 "Self-portrait in the XXI century", ‘Arka’ gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2011 "Sight to Yourself", ‘Arka’ gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2011 ‘Behind the White Curtain’ project by Darius Miksys, Venice Biennial, Venice (Italy) 2011 ‘Contexts of Graphic Art. DECLARATION’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2011 "Three Worlds in One", Klaipėda Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda (Lithuania) 2011 "ArtVilnius", LITEXPO, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2011 "Sight to Yourself", ‘Arka’ gallery, Vilnius, Šiauliai, Telšiai (Lithuania) 2010 "Contemporary Painting. PostEvoliution", Klaipėda Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda (Lithuania) 2010 "Imaginary Stories", Manor "Užutrakis", Trakai (Lithuania) 2010 "Drawing 2010", ‘Arka’ gallery, Vilnius 2009 "Art Permanence Rule", Eskilstuna Art Museum, (Sweden)
2009 Project "Millenium", gallery "Kunstpakhuset", Ikast (Denmark) 2009 Malta Arts Festival "the Life Model", Valetta (Malta) 2009 "Changing Attitude 180 degree", Klaipėda Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda (Lithuania) 2009 "ArtVilnius", LITEXPO, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2009 Š. Sauka, P. Juška, Ž. Augustinas, Old Town Art Gallery/Studio, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2009 2nd Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, LITEXPO, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2008 ‘The 9th Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art’, Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Kaliningrad (Russia) 2008 ‘Young Lithuanian Painters’, Artists Society gallery, Ryga (Latvia) 2008 ‘From Rainy Country’, G. Gounaro museum, Athens (Greece) 2007 ‘XIII International Lithuanian Painting Triennial’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2006 Mystery Postcard’, National Portrait Gallery, London (UK) 2004 ‘XII International Lithuanian Painting Triennial’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (prize) (Lithuania) 2004 ‘47 th Annual International SDAI exhibition’, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego (USA) 2004 ‘Contemporary Figurative painting’, Fraser Gallery, Washington (USA) 2003 ‘Portraits Real & Unreal’, The Stage Gallery, New York (USA) 2002 ‘BP Portrait Award’, National Portrait Gallery, London (prize) (UK) 2002 ‘BP Portrait Award 2002’, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Abereeyn (UK) 2001 ‘[email protected]’s Young Art Program’, Tel Aviv, New York (USA) 2001 ‘[email protected]’s Young Art Program’, Tel Aviv (Israel) 2000 ‘Tradition and Future’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2000 ‘Soho International Art Competition’, Agora Gallery, New York (one of the winners) (USA) 2000 ‘Georgetown Annual International Fine Arts Competition’, Fraser Gallery, Washington (prize) (USA) 1999 ‘The Dark Side’, Agora Gallery, New York (USA) 1998 ‘3rd International Biennial of Small Form Graphic’, Arka Gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania) 1997 ‘5 Lithuanian Graphic Exhibition ‘Tradition and Experiment’, Town Hall, Vilnius (Lithuania)
AWARDS:
2008 Lithuanian Ministry of Culture Scholarship 2005 Prize for the best debut in professional Art by Lithuanian Ministry of Culture 2004 Prize in ‘XII International Lithuanian Painting Triennial’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius 2003 Lithuanian Ministry of Culture Scholarship 2002 BP Portrait Award second prize, National Portrait Gallery, London 2002 Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Scholarship 2001 ASCR scholarship for studies at Florence Art Academy 2000 Third Prize in ‘The Year 2000 Georgetown Annual International Fine Arts Competition’, Washington 2000 Paul Soldner Scholarship 2000 Joanne & Lee Lyons International Scholarship Fund scholarships for Anderson Ranch Arts Center 1994 Journey to Italy for the best masters of drawing at Vilnius Academy of Art
LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
2013 „Drawing: Real Space – Created Space“, Gdansk Academy of Art, Gdansk (Poland) 2013 „Painting. Image and Materiality“, Ryga Academy of Art, Ryga (Latvia) 2013 Interview “Panorama. Culture”, LRT (Lithuanian National TV), Vilnius 2012 “Art news, show “How did I Get Here”, LRT (Lithuanian National TV), Vilnius 2008 Life painting “Japanese Girls watching storks” Balticum TV, Klaipeda 2008 Lecture “Painting and Image” at Klaipėda Cultural Communication Centre, Klaipeda 2008 Interview, “45th Painters Colony at Izlake ”, RTVSLO, Slovenian TV and Radio, Slovenia 2008 Lecture “Art Language”, 45th Painters Colony at Izlake, Slovenia 2008 Interview, “Young Lithuanian Painters”, Latvias Radio, Riga 2007 Interview, “Show ‘Augustinas in Klaipeda”, LTV, Lithuanian National TV
2006 Lecture “Two different schools” at Conference ‘Drawing” at ‘Academia’ gallery, Vilnius 2006 Almantas Samalavicius Issue “Culture Code”, LTV2, Lithuanian National TV 2006 Interview, LRT, Lithuanian National Radio 2001 Interview, “Show ‘Zygimantas Augustinas: Paintings and Etchings”, LTV, Lithuanian National TV
EDUCATION:
1991/98 Studied at Vilnius Academy of Art, 1996 BFA degree, 1998 MFA degree 2000 Joe Santore’s (New York) workshop at Anderson Ranch Arts Center 2001 Figurative painting at Florence Academy of Art (summer session) 2003-2004 Studies at the Art Student’s League of New York 2005-2008 Postgraduate Studies at Vilnius Academy of Art (Licentiate degree) 2013-2014 Phd Studies at Vilnius Academy of Art (Phd degree, defence in 2015)

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