RŪTA SPELSKYTĖ
 
FEELER OF A STAG BEETLE 2019
ABOUT THE COLOUR BLUE 2019 -
COLLECTION IN A GLASS HOUSE 2019
RETHINKING ALIVE AS MATERIAL 2019 -
MISUNDERSTANDINGS 2008-2009
BOXES 2008-10
PHYSICAL AUTOSTEREOGRAM 2009
 

 

photo: Dovilė Dagienė Do-Da

 

 

 

 
 

 

Rūta Spelskytė (1985)

spelskyte@gmail.com / +370 60 14 35 14

 

education / residencies

Course on bugs, University of Alberta, Canada 2020-
Taxidermy lessons from Allis Markham, 2020
Art Ph.D. in Vilnius art academy 2011-2019 
International summer school Communicating difficult pasts, Kuldiga, Latvia 2019
Master degree studies in Vilnius art academy 2008-10
Residency in the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, France 2008 and 2009
Bachelor studies in Vilnius art academy 2004-8 (printmaking, sculpture) and Valand art school Gothenburg, Sweden 2007
International printmaking/photography workshop in Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad de Granada, Spain 2007
Silkscreen lessons from Gerd Winer in Liebenburg, Germany 2006

 

grants / prizes

2020 the best young artist of the International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius
2020 Lithuanian Council for Culture grant for artists
2014 Research Council of Lithuania grant for academic excellence
2013 Lithuanian Culture Ministry grant for artists
2012 Research Council of Lithuania grant for academic excellence
2011 Grand Prix. Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art Kaliningrad – Koenigsberg.
2011 Prize for Geographics in "Estampas'10" (Printmaking '10) Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius

2010 Lithuanian Culture Ministry grant for artists
2010 Vilnius city mayor grant for young artists
2010 Prize for the conceptualization of the printmaking techniques in "Estampas'09" (Printmaking'09) Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius
2010 Honorable mention. International Silkscreen biennial. Japan Artists association gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Grand prize. "Estampas'08" (Printmaking' o8). Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius
2008 Grand prize. Media art festival ENTER 6, Šiauliai art gallery, Šiauliai

selected exhibitions

solo

2019 Feeler of a stag beetle, VDA Titanikas, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 Garden Forest 2, "Akademija" gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 Garden Forest, Galerija XX, Panevėžys, Lithuania
2012 Watching or the end of lingchi and the crooked cupola, Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius
2010 Missverständnisse. Krankenhaus Hedwigshöhe, Berlin, Germany
2009 126 square meters of silkscreen. Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2009 Nesusikalbejimai (Misunderstandings). "Akademija" gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2007 Urvas (Cave). "Valand art school", Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 Bandymai Pasislepti (Hiding Attempts). "Akademija" gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2002 Miisumo Bo. "AMC" gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

group

2020 International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius, Litexpo, Vilnius
2020 ArsElectronica / In Kepler's gardens / at JKU Campus Linz and 120 other locations worldwide
2020 collection at the greenhouse in the group show Warowland at Timofey Manor, Lentvaris, Lithuania
2019 - 2020 opening show Let's employ bacteria for an alternative non-disciplinary laboratory Alt Lab, Kultūros kompleksas Sodas 2123, Vilnius
2019 Sweet sweat of future, National art gallery, Vilnius
2018 Chronometers. KKKC exhibition hall, Klaipėda
2015 Lost and found. Young art from Lithuania. American University Museum at the
Katzen Arts Center. Washington, USA
2014 9e la Triennale Mondiale de l'Estampe et de la Gravure Originale, Chamaliers, France
2014 Critical Mass at CIEC Betanzos, Fundacion CIEC, Centro Internacional de la
Estampa Contemporánea, Betanzos, Spain
2014 16th Tallinn printmaking triennial. KUMU art museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2014 The 'Critical Mass' portfolio, GaleRica, Makarska, Croatia
2013 Wavy Banners. Stadil, Norre Snede, Humlum, Sonder Nissum, Vorgod-Barde cities
Denmark
2013-2014 150 Cicles International Project. Fundació n'ace. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2013 Estampa Print Fair, Madrid, Spain
2013 Critical Mass. Little Gallery, Department of Art, University of Calgary, Canada
2013 Critical Mass. "in.print.out" triennial, Viena art school, Austria
2013 Critical Mass. JAVSGCI Conference PRINT: MKE, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
2013 KūnasLietuvių grafika 1980-2013. Gallery AV17. Vilnius
2012 International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius. Litexpo. Vilnius
2011 Baltic States Biennale of Graphic Art Kaliningrad – Koenigsberg.
2011 the 54th Venice Biennial (D.Miksys project for Lithuanian pavilion). Venice, Italy
2011 Grafikos kontekstai. Deklaracija. (Printmaking contexts. Declaration) Vilnius
Contemporary Art Centre
2011 Tallinn Print Triennial. KUMU Art Museum. Tallinn, Estonia.
2011 Printmaking'10 (Estampas'10) Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius.
2010 NordArt. Carshutte, Germany
2010 International Silkscreen biennial. Japan Artists association gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Blackness approaching, Verkligheten gallery, Umea, Sweden
2009 Mingle configuration. Berlin, Germany
2009 Forms of Narrative, Birnam Art Centre, Scotland
2009 exhibition + (human, transhuman, posthuman, robot) Arka gallery, Vilnius
2009 2nd contemporary art quadrennial, Litexpo, Vilnius
2009 "Estampas'08". Kairė-dešinė, Vilnius
2008 Media art festival ENTER 6, Šiauliai art gallery, Šiauliai
2008 Festival "Vilniaus Veidai'08" (Faces of Vilnius) Šv. Dvasios church monastery, Vilnius
2007 Žvilgnis į Žvilgsnį. (Looking at the gaze). Klaipėda
2007 CALVINO exhibition in Poland (Poznan, Lodz), Italy (Urbino), Spain (Granada), Lithuania (Vilnius)
2006 Painting. Tampere, Finland
2002 international art festival Montmartre, Paris, France