BIO

 


JULIJA TUMELYTE | PAINTING 


Birth date: 1986 10 25 

Birth place: Vilnius, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuanian


EDUCATION :

2009 - 2011 MASTER OF FINE ARTS, 

Monumental Arts study programme, Vilnius Academy of Arts / state university, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2005 - 2009 BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS,

Monumental Arts study programme, Vilnius Academy of Arts / state university, Vilnius, Lithuania.


INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE / EXCHANGE STUDIES :

2019 Artist in Residence, Côte d'Azur région & Cassis, France / November - December.

2010 Studies in Jutland Art Academy, KUNO/NORD PLUS study program, Aarhus, Denmark / Fall semester.

2010 Paris study tour with Jutland Art Academy, Paris, France / November.

2008 / 2009 Erasmus studies at the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom / Fall semester.


ART PROJECTS / EXHIBITIONS: 


2020 September 03 - October 02

INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL | VENICE

"BORDERS 2020 | FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES"

OPENING: SEPTEMBER 03, 2020

THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space

Calle Larga San Marco, 374 - 30124 Venice, Italy


2020 July - August 

VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2020 

THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space,

Calle Larga San Marco, 374, 30124, Venice, Italy.


2020 January - February 

INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION

“PORTRAIT AWARD MMXX” | ITALY

Art Gallery M.A.D.S. Milano, 

Corso San Gottardo, 18, 20136 Milano, 

Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy


2019 December 

SEMIFINALIST IN ARTBOX.PROJECT MIAMI | USA

ARTBOX.PROJECT Miami, Painting “BLUE-RED” selected as one of the semifinalists. 

Exhibition in the gallery in Wynwood, Eduardo Lira Art Gallery, December 02 - 08, 

2075 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127, USA


2019 September - November

JOINT EXHIBITION IN ZÜRICH | SWITZERLAND.

Painting "Race Horse" is showing digitally in the ARTBOX.GALLERY Zurich. 

Giessereistrasse 1, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland.


2019 August 

INNOVATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL | SWISSARTEXPO 

Painting "Race Horse"is showing in innovative art festival "SWISSARTEXPO" in Zürich HB, 

SBB Eventhalle, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland.


2019 / 2018

"BLUE-RED" PROJECT | MONACO, ITALY, FRANCE

Art installation of "BLUE-RED" painting is showing in multiple countries of Mediterranean seacoast region: Monaco, Italy, France. Large & small scale painting posters are placed in authentic landscape of different cities, like: Rome, Florence, Nice, Monte-Carlo & others, or placed in the specific nature landscape inherited in Mediterranean seacoast environment, like: seaside, water & cliffs, exotic plants or nature objects, like lemon or clementine tries. Art installations are captured in real time, using photo & video as the main documentary medium. Mediterranean seacoast: Italy, France, Monaco.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN LITHUANIA: 

2019 February - May: 

“No one is you & that is your power”,  Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania

2018 October - 2019 January: 

"Jungle Toughness",  Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania

2018 May - September : 

"Hope", Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania


2018 March

ARTBOX.PROJECT NEW YORK 1.0 | USA

Painting  “BLUE-RED” is showing digitally in "ARMORY ART WEEKS NEW YORK", 

March 05-16,  New York, USA. 


2018 February

MUSIC & ART COLLABORATION | VILNIUS BOOK FAIR 2018 

Painting "UNITED" is chosen as the cover of the music album "Mixed Blessing" by Juozas Martin. "United" is shown in the album "Mixed Blessing" presentation in “LITEXPO” exhibition space at "Vilnius Book Fair", Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius, Lithuania. 


2018 March 

THE COVER OF THE MUSIC ALBUM

Painting "UNITED" is shown in Juozas Martin's music album "Mixed Blessing".

The album presentation on March 09, in “Tamsta” music club, A. Strazdelio g. 1, Vilnius, Lithuania.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN LITHUANIA:

2017 June: Art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", S.Žukausko 4, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2017 May: Art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", Vytauto pr. 60, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2016 June: Painting exposition in “Domus Gallery”, Lukšio gatvė 32, Vilnius, Lithuania.


2014 October 

ART PROJECT | INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL 

Painted glass awards created by Julija Tumelyte for international short movie festival „KinoKolor“, awards # 2, presented at October 04, in “Šarūnas” Hotel conference hall, Raitininkų g. 4, Vilnius, Lithuania.


2013 September 

ART PROJECT | INTERNATIONAL MOVIE FESTIVAL 

Painted glass awards created by Julija Tumelyte for international short movie festival „KinoKolor“, awards #1, presented on September 26, in “Pasaka” movie theatre, Šv. Ignoto g. 4, Vilnius, Lithuania.


2012 COMPETITION WINNER /

2013 ART PROJECT "SPRING" IN PUBLIC SPACE

Large scale wall painting “Spring” was created in the public space, S.Konarskio street 18 A, Vilnius. Wall painting “Spring” became one of the eleven winners of Vilnius municipality competition "Your idea for Vilnius city", Vilnius, Lithuania.


2011 June 

JOINT EXHIBITION IN VILNIUS

Vilnius Academy of Arts graduating students exhibition „Meno celės/Art cells“ in exhibition halls „Titanikas“, Maironio g. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania.


2011 ART PROJECT "VILNIUS SQUARE" | TBILISI

Hand painted glass artwork „Dedication to Vilnius“ in public space - participating in “Vilnius square project” in Tbilisi, Georgia.


ART WORKSHOPS | DENMARK & LITHUANIA:

2011 Timon Hagen (Netherlands) ceramic’s workshop, participant in Vilnius Academy of Arts. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2010 Alexis O‘Hara‘s (USA) sound-art workshop, participant in Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 

2010 Nance Klehm‘s (USA) „Environmental creations” workshop, participant in Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 


2010 December 

JOINT EXHIBITION IN DENMARK

Contemporary painting & video “M-Theory feat. Liu - Baby dinosaur”  presentation/exhibition in Jutland Academy of Arts, Mejlgade 32, Aarhus, Denmark.


2010 May

ART AUCTION IN VILNIUS

19th Vilnius Auction of Fine Arts, three artworks of Julija Tumelyte presented & published in auction catalogue, Art Market Agency Auction House "Vilnius Auction", Vilnius, Lithuania. 

Auctions date: 2010 May 29


2010 / 2009 

ART PROJECT IN PUBLIC SPACE | "LITERATU STREET PROJECT"

Participating in „Literatu street project“ seeking to honor famous Lithuanian writers with the artwork dedications in "Literatų street" (Writers street), Vilnius, Lithuania.Hand made dedications created to honor Lithuanian writers/artists: Remigijus Audiejaitis and Mantas Gimžauskas (No. 5), Algimantas Baltakis (No. 107), Jonas Biliūnas (No. 109). Artwork made & installed into the wall in the public space, Literatu street, Vilnius, Lithuania. 


2009 June

JOINT EXHIBITION IN VILNIUS

Vilnius Academy of Arts graduating students exhibition „Meno celės /Art cells“,  in Vilnius Academy of Arts exhibition spaces, Maironio g. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania.


PRESS RELEASE :


PRINTED & DIGITAL ART CATALOGUES :

Gallery “M.A.D.S. MILANO”, Milan, Italy, “International Art Exhibition M.A.D.S. MILANO / Portrait Award MMXX” 2020, Digital catalogue: 58-59 pages.

Ivanauskiene, Milda. “Literatu Street: The Cultural Guide”, Vilnius: Modern Art Center (MMC), 2014. Pages: 12-13,178-179, 182-183.

Blazyte, Rima; Spelskiene, Laima. “Vilnius Academy of Arts MA Graduates 2011 and Catalogue of Exhibition Art Cells 2011”, Vilnius: Vilnius Art Academy Publishers, 2011. Pages: 54-55.

Art Market Agency. The XIII Vilnius Auction: May 29, 2010 catalogue ”, Vilnius: Akritas Printing House, 2010. Page 65.

PRESS ARTICLES :

Newspaper "Lietuvos rytas", "Capital Addition", Article:  “The painter is missing colours among the apartment blocks”, 01/09/2012

Newspaper "Lietuvos rytas", "Capital Addition", Article: “The artist hides the gloomy wall under the picture”, 05/07/2013

THE ALBUM COVER RELEASED:

Cover of the Music Album “Mixed Blessing” by Juozas Martin; MONOKEY. Vilnius: MONOKEY, 2018, Edition 500 units. The Cover: original painting “United” of Julija Tumelyte, 2017. Technique: acrylic on canvas, dimensions: 80 x 80 cm.


SOLD ARTWORKS:

2020 | Watercolor painting sold for a private art buyer from Australia. 5 paintings in total are located in Australia in the private collections.

2020 | 78 paintings in total are sold to private art buyers and collectors from Lithuania & World Wide.

2019 | Two paintings sold for a private art buyer from Australia.

2019 | Artwork sold for a private art buyer from the United Kingdom. 

2018 The multiple artwork collection of 15 paintings sold for a private art buyer/collector from Lithuania. 

2018 Three paintings are sold for two private art buyers from Denmark.


CONTACTS: 

Julija Tumelyte: 

+370 680 37266, 

j.tumelyte@gmail.com

www.jtmenoidejos.lt

facebook.com/jtmenoidejos

instagram.com/julija_the_artist