a photo of one of the Inga's works in a BlackLight Gallery

About me

Born: 1972 in Kaunas, Lithuania

Education:

1992 -1999
VDA Kaunas Art Institute, Textile and Design departments, bachelor and master degrees
1990
Vytautas Magnus University,Kaunas, Lithuania

Personal Exhibitions (selection):

2008 (upcoming Jun-Aug)
“In The Mood For Movie/version 2, version 3”, Lithuania
2007
“In The Mood For Movie”, Communication History Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania
2007
SOFA gallery, Druskininkai, Lithuania
2006
“The show”, ARTima gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2006
“White&Blue Lines”, Artists Association Gallery, Tallin, Estonia
2004
“2 Dots per Line”, “Filesharing” , Berlin, Germany
2003
Contemporary textiles, Jurbarkas Land Museum, Lithuania
2003
Textiles, Ukio Bank Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2003
“2 LinesPer”, Kaunas M.K.Ciurlionis Art Gallery
2000
The Cycle of St. Stations in the chapel of St. Ann, Kaunas, Kacergine

Group Exhibitions (selection):

2008
“Art of the STITCH' 2008/9” international open exhibition, Birmingham(UK), Krefeld(Germany), Budapest (Hungary), Seville(Spain)
2008
“Hello, the second”, Bavarian Artist Association Arbeitskreis68, Wasserburg, Germany
2007
'Still life', Pfaff Embroidery Challenge 07, London, UK
2007
“Contemporary LithuanianTextile Art”, Embassy of Lithuania, Warsaw, Poland
2007
“Best artwork of the year”, Kaunas, Lithuania
2006
“Needles And Pins”, Tervishoimuuseum, Tallin, Estonia
2006
“Trasa”, II lithuanian textile art bienal, “Arka” gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2006
Black light exhibition, Kaunas Tower, Lithuania
2006
“Kersvers”, Amsterdam, Nedherlands
2005
“Lithuanian textile” , Dominic Rostmonowsky Gallery, Krokow, Poland
2005
“Textilkunst aus Litauen”, Gallery in Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany
2005
Textile 05, Kaunas Art Biennial, Kaunas, Lithuania
2005
Fancywork: Lithuania - Finland , Graphic gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2005
1st Qadriennale of Lithuanian contemporary fine arts,“Arka” gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2005
“Blacklight Gallery”, Bahnhof Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany
2004
“Trame D'Autore”, 4^ International Fiber Art Biennale, Chieri, TO, Italy
2004
“Tradition and Innovation”, international textile art biennial, Riga, Latvia
2003
“Right and Wrong Sides”, 4th International Textile Art Exhibition, Kaunas, Lithuania
2003
Embroidery exhibition, Fibreartist's Guild Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
2002
“Things to touch”, the touchable object exhibition, J.Monkute-Marks Museum, Kedainiai , Lithuania
2001
“Tradition and Inovation”, fiber art symposium in Zvartava, Latvia
2001
“Soft World”, 3rd International Textile Art Exhibition , Kaunas , Lithuania
2001
“Flammable”, graphic workshop, Pedvale, Latvia
2001
2nd Goffer Cardboard Symposium “Ori gami - 2”, Vilnius , Lithuania

Workshops and symposiums

2007
Schmiede, playground for ideas, Salzburg-Hallein, Austria
2004
Felting workshop, Hiuma, Estonia
2001
“Origami-2”, cardboard symposium, Vilnius, Lithuania
2001
“Flammable”, print workshop, Pedvale, Latvia
2001
“Tradition and Innovation”, fiber art symposium, Zvartava, Latvia
2000
“Origami”, cardboard symposium, Kaunas

Awards, honors and grants:

2008
First Prize, Art of the Stitch, international open exhibition, Birmingham, UK
2007
Grand Prize in Pfaff Art Embroidery Challenge 07, London, UK
2007
Public Award in “The best artwork of the year”, Kaunas, Lithuania
2006
2 year artist grant, Lithuanian Culture Ministry
2005
Exellence award in the category of Technology,Textile 05, Kaunas Art Biennial, Kaunas, Lithuania
2004
“Best artwork of the year”, Exhibition of Kaunas artists, Award for “Debut of the year”
2001
The best production in the competition “Big size artwork” “Art Park” Gallery, Kaunas

Publications:

2007
ART EMBROIDERY, Still Life, catalog of Pfaff Embroidery Challenge 07
2007
“Textile Cinematography”, article by art critic Laima Kreivyte in “Archiforma”, Lithuania
2007
“Portrait – machine”, article by Jurgita Ludaviciene in “Literatura ir Menas”, Lithuania
2006
“Into the nature”, Die Gestalten Verlag , German
2005
“Designed to help”, Die Gestalten Verlag , Germany
2004
“Wonderland”, Die Gestalten Verlag , Germany