Remigijus Kriukas

Glass artist

Was born on March 14th 1961 in Panevezys, Lithuania.

 

(member of Lithuanian Union of Artists since 1992)

 

In 1985 graduated from Lithuanian State Institute of Fine Arts, acquired speciality of glass artist and started working at JSC “Panevėžio stiklas”, from 1993 to 2000 worked as a designer in a workshop of glass design there.

 

In 2000 he founded his own studio of glass design in Panevežys where he now creates. The main production of the studio is : paperweights of different designs and forms, decorative glass shapes, glass and combined elements of inerior and exterior, glass sculptures, glass prizes and presents for different events, nominal business presents.

 

In 1993 he worked on probation in Denmark, Bornholm island for three months at glass masters’ Charlie Maeker ( “Snogebaek glashutte” studio ) and Pete Hunner ( “Baltic Sea Glass” studio ). He is well acquainted with Latvian, Byelorussian, Ukrainian schools of glass design.

 

Since 1985 he has been taking an active part in exhibitions in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, the Ukraine, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, the USA and other countries as well as in creative symposia in Lithuania, Latvia, Rusia, Estonia, Ukraine, Czechia, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia and others.

 

At the symposium in Bardudvarnok, Hungary in 1993 his work was recognized as the best.

2009 winner in the exhibition "Art Day in Panevezys 2009" in nomination "For the creative maturity".

2006, the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists Award awarded Remigijus with Professional certificate and knight‘s of profession mark, "For the glorification of the country in various exhibitions

At the symposium in Lviv, Ukraine in 2010 awarded with silver medal of Ukraine National Art Academy for creative achievements.

2011 was elected "The man of  the year of Panevėžys " for the significant increase in export, an impressive art exhibitions, permanent  art expositions and active participation in representing Panevezys art and business nationally and abroad."

2012 Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the All-Russian Decorative-Applied and Folk Art Museum diploma "For the modern visual solution".

2013 Granted of the Russian Academy of Arts as Honorary member .

2014 Lithuanian Artists' Association awarded with a Gold Badge, because of promotion of contemporary glass art in Lithuania and abroad

2014 Granted of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts as Foreign Member of the Academy .

 

His works were obtained by art museums of the Lithuanian Art Museum, Art Museum in Budapest ( Hungary ), Frauenau Glass Museum ( Germany ), Lviv Art Museum ( Ukraine ), Lviv Museum of Glass (Ukraine), Evald Okas Museum ( Haapsalu, Estonia ), Russia Decorative - Applied and folk Art Museum (Moscow, Russia), K.A.Savitsky galleries Penza‘ branch of glass and crystal museum ( Nikolsk, Russia ), Riga‘ Museum of Glass ( Latvia ), Finnish glass Museum ( Riihimäki, Finland), Kuskov Palace (Moscow,Russia ), Glass Museum (Ningbo, China).

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PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

2018 Personal exhibition. “Monologues”. The Samogitian Art Museum, Mykolas Oginskis Palace, Plunge.

2017 Personal exhibition. “Between sky and ground”. J.Monkutes – Marks museum - gallery. Kėdainiai. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. “Monologues”. Lithuanian Art Museum. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. Installation from the cycle „Rolling in the moonlight“. Panev4=ys civic art gallery. Panevežys. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. Contemporary Art Fair "ArtVilnius'17" Litexpo. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. „Seaside“.  Palanga Amber Museum. Palanga. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. „Glass dance“.Lithuanian science acadcemy. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2017 Personal exhibition. „Hunting of the Fire“. North Bohemia museum. Liberec. Czeck republic.

2017 Personal exhibition. „Glass dance“. Lithuanian science acadcemy. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2016 Personal exhibition. “Shining”. Suduroyar Sparikassi. Vagur. Faroe Islands

2016 Personal exhibition. “Shining”. Kupiškis etnography museum. Kupiškis. Lithuania.

2015 Indrė Stulgaitė Kriukiene and Remigijus Kriukas glass art exhibition. Lithuanian culinary heritage museum. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2015 Personal exhibition. “Shining”. KKKC Exhibition palace. Klaipėda. Lithuania.

2014/ 2015 Personal exhibition. Bussiness Center „Vertas“. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2014 Personal exhibition. "Light poetry". J. Monkutės – Marks museum - gallery. Kėdainiai. Lithuania.

2013/ 2014 Personal exhibition. Gallery BB. Krakow. Poland.

2013 Personal exhibition. "Light poetry". Art Academy of Ukraine. Kyiv. Ukraine.

2013 Personal exhibition. Glass museum. Lviv. Ukraine.

2013 Personal exhibition. "Light poetry". Glass and Ceramics Gallery. Wroclaw

2013 Personal exhibition. "Light poetry". Institute of  Design. Kielce. Poland.

2013 Personal exhibition.. J. Vachtangov theatre. Moscow. Russia.

2013 Personal exhibition. Lithuanian Embassy in Russia.

2012/ 2013 Personal exhibition. Vilniaus Pirkliu Klubas. Vilnius. Lithuania

2012 Personal exhibition. PATRO gallery. Olomouc, Czech.

2012 Personal exhibition. Art gallery in Dusetos, Lithuania.

2011 Personal exhibition. “Poetry of the glass”. Kaliningrad art gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia.

2011 Personal exhibition. Album of authors art works presentation. Art Gallery. Panevezys. Lithuania.

2011 Personal exhibition. Finnish Glass Museum. Riihimaki, Finland.

2010 Personal exhibition. Loes Reek gallery. Alkmaar, Netherlands.

2009 Personal exibition “Conversations” (together with I.Stulgaite). Jurgio Baltrusaicio house. Moscow, Russia

2007 Personal exibition. Art glass gallery “Baltijas Stikls”, Riga, Latvia.

2006 Personal exibition “Dialogue”. Gallery “Life of the glass”, Moscow, Russia.

2006 Personal exhibition in Glasshouse Studio, Seattle, U.S.A.

2005 Personal exhibition in Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia.

1993 Personal exhibition. Vilnius, Lithuania, gallery “Arka”.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019  8'th International Glass Festival LUXEMBOURG. Asselborn. Luxembourg.

2019  Q19: Memorabilia. Recorded to Memory. Klaipeda Coulture Communication Center.

2019  Visual art exhibition "IMAGINARIUM", LDS gallery ARKA. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2019  International glass art symposium "GlassJazz'18" exhibition "PORTFOLIO ART studio/cafe". Biržai. Lithuania.

2018  International glass art symposium exhibition. "GlassJazz'18". Panevezys Civic Art Gallery. Lithuania.

2018 "Peace and Freedom" international glass art exhibition. Waldmuseum Zwiesel. Germany.

2018 Dusetai region artists exhibition. "23 years old for the gallery". Dusetos. Lithuania.

2018 Magie du Verre. Exposition Internationale Du Verre Contemporain.Ancienne Gare de Hostert. Luxembourg. Hostert (Niederanven)

(2017 12 07 – 2018 02 18), .... Vilnius, Gallery „Meno parkas“ Kaunas. Lithuania. M.Rothko art center. Daugpilis. Latvia.

2017/2018 Project „X:Pa/Likimas“. J.Miltinis drama theater. Panevėžys. Lithuania.

2017 Inernational glass art exhibition. Cape art center. Etelbruk. Luxembourg.

2017 Traditional Dusetai area artists exhibition „22 years for the Gallery“. Dusetų art gallery. Dusetos. Lithuania.

2016 International glass art exhibition. Kanazawa 2016. Kanazawa. Notojima. Japan.

2016 International glass art exhibition. „ Zwiesel Glass Days 2016“. Zwiesel. Germany.

2016 Stained Glass and Glass Art Exhibition. „Transperant link“. Gardin exhibition palace. Gardin. Belarus.

2016 Dusetos art gallery exhibition. 20 years anniversary exhibition. Gallery „Arka“. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2015/2016 Miniatures exhibition. Dusetos art gallery. Dusetos. Lithuania.

2015 „Panevezys Art Days 2015“. Panevezys Art Gallery. Lithuania.

2014  CraftVilnius. Litexpo. Vilnius. Lithuania.

2014  International glass art exhibition „Zwiesel Glass Days 2014“. Zwiesel. Germany.

2014 Art glass exhibition „Odė stiklui“. Kuskov palace. Moscow. Russia.

2014 Dusetai area artists exhibition „19 years for the Gallery“. Dusetos art gallery. Dusetos. Lithuania.

2014 International glass art trienial "Vitrum Balticum VI. Optical Outlook“. National M.K. Čiurlionio art. Kaunas. Lithuania.

2013 Dusetai area artists exhibition „19 years for the Gallery“. Dusetos art gallery. Dusetos. Lithuania.

2013 10'th international exhibition "Glass and Ceramics in Landscape". St. Petersbourg. Russia.

2013 13'th Glass Art Festival. Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition. Galleria Minea. Karlovy Vary, Čzeck Republic.

2013 "Contrast". Decorative and applied arts and folk art museum. Moscow. Russia.

2012 International glass art exhibition. Jurmala Art Museum.. Jurmala. Latvia.

2012 12'th Glass Art Festival. Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition. Galleria Minea. Karlovy Vary, Čzeck Republic.2012 International glass art exhibition „Zwiesel Glass Days 2012“. Zwiesel. Germany.

2012 Dusetai area artists exhibition „19 years for the Gallery“. Dusetų art gallery. Dusetos. Lithuania.

2012 International glass art exhibition "Tervitades, Teie.. /Sincerely, Yours". Parnu New Art Museum. Parnu. Estonia.

2012 International Glass Art exhibition. Jurmala Art museum, Latvia.

2012 International Glass Art exhibition “Zviesel glass days 2012”. Zviesel, Germany.

2012 Artists of Dusetos region exhibition “The GALLERY 17th”. Dusetos art gallery, Lithuania.

2012 International Glass Art exhibition “Tervitades, Teie../Sincerely, Yours. MONA museum of Modern Art. Parnu, Estonia

2011 International Glass Art project “Vitrum Balticum V. Image Memory. Photography Gallery in Kaunas, Klaipėda Cultural Communication Centre Exhibition hall. Lithuania.

2011/2012 5th Russian Glass Art triennial “GLASS-2011”. All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Arts. Moscow, Russia.

2011 „Days of Panevėžys Visual and Applied Art 2011”. Gallery XX. Panevėžys,Lithuania.

2011 International Glass Art exhibition. Konschthaus Beim Engel gallery. Luxembourg.

2011 11TH glass art festival – contemporary art glass exhibition. Minea gallery. Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.

2011 International exhibition „Voice of Glass`11”, Art Academy of Latvia. Riga, Latvia.

2010  Art of Aukštaitija 2010. Art exhibition "Signs". Panevėžys Civic Art Gallery, Lithuania.

2010 International glass art exhibition “Glass connections 2010”. Centre Culturel Schongfabrik. Tetange, Luxembourg.

2010 10th Festival of glass art in Karlovy Vary. Gallery Minea. Karlovy Vary, Czech republic.

2010 Group exhibition of artists „Gloria“.  Latvian Artists Unijon Gallery. Riga, Latvia.

2010 Glass Art exhibition of four glass artists “R. e V. I. z i J. a”. Telsiai Art Exhibition Hall. Telsiai, Lithuania.

2010 Glass Art exhibition of four glass artists “R. e V. I. z i J. a”. Gallery XX . Panevezys, Lithuania.

2009 Exhibition of Glass Artists‘s creative works, sacred to the profesional glass art education in Lithuania 30 th. M.K.Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Ceramics Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2009 IIrd Lithuania contemporary art quadriannale. Lithuanian exhibition and convention centre Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania

2009 „Days of  Panevėžys Visual and Applied Art 2009”. Panevežys civic art gallery, Lithuania

2009 International Glass Art Exhibition „Spring Collonade“, Karlovy Vary, Czech.

2008/2009 International Glass Art Exibition “Vitrum Balticum IV. New and young “.Kaunas, Klaipėda, Kėdainiai, Alytus, Telšiai. Lithuania

2008 International Glass Art Exhibition “Vitrum Balticum IV. New and young”. M.K.Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Ceramics Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2008 International exibition “Humour and politics, people and energy in a glass transcription”, Kunstforening art museum, Stavanger, Norway.

2008 Exibition of LAA Panevezio department 40th anniversary, Panevezys, Lithuania

2008 Exhibition “Lithuania: art of Panevezys”, National art and history museum, Kaliningrad, Russia.

2007 Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2007 “Creative evolution – deeply and slowly, Korea.

2007 Art Glass Exhibition, Van Loon & Simons gallery, Nedherlands.

2007 Art glass exhibition. Parlament of Lithuania. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2006 International Glass Art Exibition “Glass garden”, Gallery XX, Panevezys, Lithuania.

2006 International Glass Art Exbition “Stikla Balss”, Decorative Art and design museum, Riga, Latvia.

2006 International Glass Art Exibition “World of the glass”, Galerie Marie-Christin Marschalek, Viena,Austria

2006 Exhibition Panevezys-Jelgava, History and Art museum, Jelgava, Latvia.

2005 International Glass Art Exhibition “Vitrum Balticum III”, M.K.Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Ceramics Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2005 International exhibition “East meets West”, Artonivo gallery, Brugge, Belgium.

2005 1st Lithuanian modern art quadrianal. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2005 Techno-Etno exhibition. Gallery “ Life of the glass”. Moscow, Russia.

2005 Exhibition “Art days in Panevezys”. Panevezys, Lithuania.

2005 Exhibition, gallery “Arka”. Kaunas, Lithuania.

2004 Art glass exhibition. Kaunas, Lithuania.

2004 Exhibition “Stained-glass”. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2004 Exhibition ”Park of art” Kaunas, Lithuania.

2004 International art glass exhibition ”Goblets” Seattle, USA.

2003 International art glass exhibition. Moscow

2002 International art glass exhibition “Vitrum Balticum-2”, Ceramic museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2002 International art glass exhibition “Nordic Glass”. Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Estonia, Norway.

2001 International art glass exhibition, Applied art gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2000 International art glass exhibition “Vitrum Balticum-1”, Ceramic museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

1998 International art glass exhibition. Riga, Latvia.

1998 2nd Art glass exhibition. Moscow, Russia.

1995 1st Art glass exhibition. Moscow, Russia.

1993-1994 “From Dreams to Reality”. Baltic and Scandinavian Design and Craft Exhibition. Tallinn, Estonia; Vilnius, Lithuania; Riga, Latvia; Gothenburg, Sweden.

1989-1991 International art glass exhibition “Baltic Glass”. Vilnius, Lithuania; Riga, Latvia.

 

SYMPOSIUMS

 

2019 8'th  International Glass Art Festival, Luxembourg.. Atelier d'Art du Verre Emeringer, Asselborn, Luxembourg.

2018  International glass art symposium "GlassJazz'18". Panevezys. Lithuania.

2017 7'th  International Glass Art Festival, Luxembourg.. Atelier d'Art du Verre Emeringer, Asselborn, Luxembourg.

2017 1'st  Ningbo glass conference and exhibition. Ningbo. China.

2016  10'th International Hot Glass Symposium. Lvov, Ukraine.

2016 2'nd International Glass Art Festival „GlassJazz“. Glass art studio „Glasremis“. Panevėžys. Lithuania

2015 6'th International Glass Art Festival, Luxembourg. Atelier d'Art du Verre Emeringer, Asselborn, Luxembourg.

2015 10'th  International Hot Glass Festival. „Haapsalu Glass Days“. Evald Okas museum. Haapsalu. Estonia.

2014 1'st International Glass Art Festival „GlassJazz“. Glass art studio „Glasremis“. Panevėžys. Lithuania

2013 37'th annual Philadephia Museum of Arts contemporary art and craft show. Philadelphia. United States.

2013 9'th International Hot Glass Symposium. Lvov, Ukraine.

2013 International Glass Art Festival "GlassНавігацыя". Minsk. Belarus.

2013 International Glass Art Festival, Luxembourg.

2013 International hot glass symposium "Impression", Evald Okas museum. Haapsalu. Estonia.

2013 International glass art symposium. Nikolsk. (Penza oblast). Russia.

2012 European Glass Festival. "Play with Glass". Wroclaw. Poland.

2012 12th glass Art Festival. Gallery MINEA, Karlovy Vary, Czech.

2012 International Festival of Glass. Lednicke Rovne, Slovakia.

2011 „4rd International Glass Festival 2011 Luxembourg“. Asselborn, Luxembourg

2010 International Festival of Glass – Sofia 2010. Gallery „Sklada“, National School of Applied Arts “St. Lucas” Sofia, Bulgaria

2010 8 th International Blown Glass Symposium. Lviv, Ukraine.

2010 The Eighth Hot Glass Symposium in Haapsalu: “The Poetics of Glass”. Haapsalu, Estonia

2010 The Project „The artistic glass in virtual /  public space“. Lithuania

2009 I th International Glass Art Symposium. Sochi, Russia

2009 „3rd International Glass Festival 2009 Luxembourg“. Asselborn, Luxembourg

2009 Archaic technology of the glass beads glass Symposium. Kunilepa, Estonia

2009 7th International Hot Glass Symposium. Eval Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2009 10th International Glass Symposium (IGS). Novy Bor, Czech Republic.

2007 2nd International Art Glass Festival, Luxembourg.

2007 5th International glass symposium „The objects of the light“. Haapsalu, Estonia.

2006 2nd Glass Plenary (Symposium) “Glass garden” Panevezys dist., Lithuania.

2005 1st Glass Plenary (Symposium) “Glass garden” Panevezys dist., Lithuania.

2005 3rd International Hot Glass Symposium “Days of white Glass in Haapsalu“. Estonia.

2004 6th International art glass symposium. Lvov, Ukraine.

2003 International glass symposium ”Fire and water” Haapsalu, Estonia.

2003 Participation in program of  annual GAS conference in Seattle, USA. Demonstrations.

1998 4th International Art Glass symposium, Lvov, Ukraine.

1995 3rd International Art Glass symposium, Lvov, Ukraine.

1995 International Art Glass symposium, Fraenau, Germany.

1993, 1994, 1995 Internationals Art Glass symposiums, Bardudvarnok, Hungary.

©2018 Remigijus Kriukas.