Marija Marcelionytė-Paliukė

Born in 1977, Vilnius, Lithuania


1995– 2001 Vilnius Academy of Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Art department, Master degree.

1998 International Summer Academy, Salzburg, Austria

1996 Tri-Angel summer academy, Germany

1994-1996 J. Stauskaites arts school, Vilnius

1989-1993 J. Vienozinskio Art school, Vilnius


Since 2014 Associate Professor (the academic title) in Vilnius Academy of Arts

Since 2013 the head of Graphics department in Vilnius Academy of Arts

Since 2007 lecturer at Vilnius Academy of Arts

2001-2008 art editor in Sviesa publishing house


Since 2009 Lithuanian Graphic Design union

Since 2011 Lithuanian Artists' Association

Selected personal exhibitions

2015 Art action “Tasting through the glass” in J. Stauskaitė exhibition Movements. Museum Titanic, Vilnius, Lithuania

2014 Art project ”Jewish street Narcissus story” for International Culture Night festival, Vilnius, Lithuania

2012 Exactly the Year. Gallery Kaire-dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania

2004 A few ideas for the walls. Gallery Kaire-dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania

1999 Signs. A.Jakšto print house, Kaišiadorys, Lithuania

1998 Action Live broadcast. Ersatz Gallery, Salzburg, Austria

Curated exhibitions I attribute to more personal works section. This activity is one of the most interesting to me.

A few of them:

2015 08 27-09 27 Lithuanian Graphic art collection curator in XII International Graphic Biennial of Baltic States, Kaliningrad State Gallery, Russia.

2015 04 02-24 VAA lecturers (women) exhibition “Нежнó”. Gallery Akademija (BVMA), Minsk, Belarus

2014 11 13 IIIrd international festival of young artists Art-session. Kaliningrad State Gallery, Russia

2014 06 18-21 Exposition of gallery Vėjas in the international art fair Art Vilnius'14, Lithuania

2013 09 30-10 12 “near the Europe we met a storm ... ", exhibition dedicated for 80th Darius and Girenas flight anniversary across the Atlantic ocean. Gallery Akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2013 01 08-26 “Graphics from drawing to the shadow”, overview of the 2013 Lithuanian Graphics (together with Irma Balakauskaitė), Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania

10 2012 25-11 17 “And where is Maironis? (together with Sigita Stankevičiūte). Vilnius Children and Youth Art Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2008-2010 The project "A work of art according to Lithuanian folk tales” author and curator. In this project took part about 90 different authors, createdover 200 works. 4 exhibitions in Kaunas and Vilnius galleries was organized.

Selected group exhibitions

Taking part in cultural life since 1995. I have participated in more then 65 group exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad. Joint exhibitions I see as events that are more meaningful than personal phenomenon. When you are in the context of other artist – you are learning.

2015 International project “Traveling letters’15: Tomorrow-Yesterday”. VAA exposition hall Titanikas, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015 International graphic art biennial SPLITGRAPHIC 7, Old city hall, Split, Croatia

2015 International graphic exhibition Printmaking in the Post-Print Age, Hangzhou, China

2015 International XII Baltic States Graphic art biennial, Kaliningrad State art gallery, Russia

2015 Нежнó, VAA professors exhibition. Gallery Akademija, Minsk, Belarus

2014 The 16th Tallinn Print Triennial “Literacy-Iliteracy“, Kumu Art museum, Tallinn

2013 9th International Biennial UNITEXT. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

2013 Contemporary Print Triennial Estampadura. Tournefeuille, France

2013 Graphics from drawing to the shadow. Gallery Kaire-desine, Vilnius, Lithuania

2012 The new avant-garde object. Gallery AV17, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011 Graphics contexts. Declaration. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011 Lithuanian gaze in Buenos Aires. Borges Cultural center, Argentine Congress exhibition hall, Argentine

2010 International Print triennial Aomori 2010. Aomory contemporary art center, Japan

2010 7th international Small Graphic triennial. Gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania

2010 International exhibition Traveling letters 2010. Lahti Art museum, Finland

2009, 2012 International NBC Tokyo silkscreen biennial, Japan Artists association gallery, Ginza, Japan

2008 International IX Baltic States Graphic art biennial, Kaliningrad State art gallery, Russia

2006 Graphics. Sculpture. Space. Plane. Body. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Prizes, awards

2015 Diploma for the best curatorial project in International XII Baltic States Graphic art Biennial, Kaliningrad, Russia

2015 Lithuania Cultural council grant (for 6 months)

2013 2nd place in Lithuanian Bank commemorative coins graphic design contest: Lithuanian culture. Cinema.

2013 Diploma. 9th International Kaunas Biennial Unitext

2013 Diploma. Exhibition-contest Graphics from drawing to the shadow

2010 Diploma. 7th International Triennial of Small Graphic

2010 Aomori Print Triennale 2010 certificate (from 61 foreign author of the biennial was selected only 4 authors.

2008 Diploma. Estampas‘07