"ARTVILNIUS'13" nominees announced

June 29, 2013
Author Echo Gone Wrong


On June 26-30 LITEXPO exhibition and conference center hosts the international contemporary art fair „ARTVILNIUS’13“.
50 galleries from 11 countries are taking part in the fair for the fourth time, 36 of which – Lithuanian and 14 foreign. The artists are presented by a wide range of galleries from Denmark, Italy, Great Britain, France, Poland, Germany, Ukrain, Belarus, Portugal and Latvia selected by a jury: a painter Algirdas Griškevičius, art historian, the head of LDS (Lithuanian Artists’ Association) printing-house dr. Danutė Zovienė, LMGA president, „ARTVILNIUS’13“ director Diana Stomienė, art critics Ernestas Parulskis and Sonata Baliuckaitė.
As every year during the run of the fair, an exhibition „Takas“ displays sculptures and installations by Vladas Urbonavičius, Kęstutis Svirnelis, Martynas Martišius, Mindaugas Tendziagolskis, Marius Skudžinskas, Andrius Erminas, Nerijus Erminas, Algis Kasparavičius, Andrius Petkus and Rafal Piesliak.
„ARTVILNIUS“ awards the participants – galleries and artists – selected by the jury. This year the nominees are:

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Lithuanian gallery
Lithuanian Artists’ Association Gallery of Vilnius Graphic Art Centre

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Foreign Gallery
TIFANA Gallery, Riga, Latvia

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Lithuanian Artist
Raimondas Gailiūnas, presented by A galerija, Panevėžys

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Foreign Artist
Mikola Bilous, Presented by TSEKH Gallery, Ukraine

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Young Foreign Artist (under 35)
Zaida Gonzalez, presented by SERPENTE Gallery, Porto, Portugal

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Young Lithuanian Artist (under 35)
Jonas Aničas, presented by Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition Hall TITANIKAS

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Artwork
Laima Drazdauskaitė paintings, AUKSO PJŪVIS Gallery, Kaunas

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Sculpture
Kęstutis Svirnelis “Snowman“, Presented by Vilnius Graphic Art Centre

The Best ARTVILNIUS’13 Installation
Rimas Sakalauskas video installation “Electric Light Evolution“, presented by gallery MENO NIŠA, Vilnius

For more information see: www.artvilnius.com
Have a glimpse of the „ARTVILNIUS’13“:


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Photographs by Marta Ivanova