BIO

 


JULIJA TUMELYTE | PAINTING 


GAINED OFFICIAL ARTIST STATUS

granted by The Lithuanian Ministry of Culture in 2020.


Birth date: 1986 10 25 

Birth place: Vilnius, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuanian


EDUCATION :

2011 | MASTER OF FINE ARTS, 

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

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.

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

2010 | Paris study tour with Jutland Art Academy, Paris, France.

2008 | ERASMUS studies at the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom.


ART PROJECTS / EXHIBITIONS: 

2020 | DIGITAL JOINT EXHIBITION, Artbox.Gallery Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

2020 | INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL "Borders 2020 | Fragmented Identities", 

The Room Contemporary Art Space, Venice, Italy.

2020 | VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2020, 

The Room Contemporary Art Space, Venice, Italy.

2020 | INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION “Portrait Award Mmxx”

Art Gallery M.A.D.S. Milano, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy.

2019 | ART PROJECT Artbox.Project Miami 2.0” SEMIFINALIST,

Eduardo Lira Art Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA.

2019 | DIGITAL JOINT EXHIBITION, Artbox.Gallery Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

2019 |  INNOVATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL “SWISSARTEXPO”, Zürich HB, Switzerland.

2019 - 2018 | ART INSTALLATION PROJECT "Blue-red Project” | Italy, France, Monaco.

Installations of "Blue Red" painting are placed & documented in Mediterranean region landscape.

2019 | SOLO EXHIBITION “No one is you & that is your power”,  Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2018 | SOLO EXHIBITION "Jungle Toughness",  Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2018 | SOLO EXHIBITION "Hope", Freedom avenue 41, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2018 | ART PROJECTArtbox.Project New York 1.0”, "Armory Art Weeks New York", New York, USA. 

2018 | ART PROJECT THE COVER Of The Music Album “Mixed Blessing” by Juozas Martin,

The album presentation in “Vilnius Book Fair 2018”, “Litexpo” exhibition space, Vilnius, Lithuania. 

2018 | ART PROJECT The Cover Of The Music Album “Mixed Blessing” by Juozas Martin, 

The album presentation in “Tamsta” music club, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2017 | SOLO EXHIBITION, Art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", Vilnius, Lithuania.

2017 | SOLO EXHIBITION, Art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", Kaunas, Lithuania.

2016 | EXPOSITION in “Domus Gallery”, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014 | ART PROJECT International Movie Festival "Kinokolor", “Šarūnas” conference hall, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2013 | ART PROJECT International Movie Festival "Kinokolor", “Pasaka” movie theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2012 | COMPETITION WINNER / 2013 LARGE SCALE PAINTING "SPRING" IN THE PUBLIC SPACE 

Large scale wall painting “Spring” / “Transformatorine Project” accomplished in the public space: 

S.Konarskio street 18 A, near “National Radio & Television Station”. Project was chosen as one of the eleven winners of the Vilnius Municipality Competition "Your idea for Vilnius city". Vilnius, Lithuania.

2011 | JOINT EXHIBITION „Art cells“, “Titanikas Exhibition Hall”, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2011 | ART PROJECT “Vilnius square project” in Tbilisi, artwork dedication in public space, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2011 | ART WORKSHOP Timon Hagen / Netherlands / Ceramic, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2010 | ART WORKSHOP Alexis O‘Hara‘s / USA / Sound Art, Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 

2010 | ART WORKSHOP Nance Klehm‘s / USA / Environmental Creations, Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 

2010 | JOINT EXHIBITION, Painting & Video, Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 

2010 | ART AUCTION, Art Market Agency Auction House "Vilnius Auction", Vilnius, Lithuania. 

2010 - 2009 | ART PROJECT IN PUBLIC SPACE  "Literatu Street Project".  

Participating in „Literatu street project“ (Writers street) , which seeks to honor famous Lithuanian writers with the handmade artwork dedications installed into the wall of Writer's Street. The street became one of the places to visit in Vilnius. Julija Tumelyte’s created artworks to honor Lithuanian Writers & Artists: 

Remigijus Audiejaitis and Mantas Gimžauskas (No. 5), Algimantas Baltakis (No. 107), Jonas Biliūnas (No. 109).  Literatu street, Vilnius, Lithuania. 

2009 | JOINT EXHIBITION „Art cells“, “Vilnius Academy of Arts Exhibition Spaces”, Vilnius, Lithuania.


PRESS RELEASE :

2020 | PUBLISHED INTERVIEW, “ITSLIQUID” Contemporary Art Platform, Venice International Art Fair 2020 / INTERVIEW: Julija Tumelyte by Luca Curci, published on September 27.

2020 | DIGITAL CATALOGUE, Gallery “M.A.D.S. MILANO” / Italy, International Art Exhibition “Portrait Award MMXX”, Pages 58-59.

2018 | THE ALBUM COVER RELEASE, 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.

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

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

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

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

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


SOLD ARTWORKS:

2020 | TOTAL 81 paintings are sold for multiple art buyers / collectors from Lithuania and World wide.

2020 | Watercolour painting sold for a private art buyer from Australia. 

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 collection of 15 paintings was sold for a private art buyer from Lithuania. 

2018 | Two paintings are sold for a private art buyer from Denmark.

2018 | Painting was sold for a private art buyer from Denmark.


CONTACTS: 

Julija Tumelyte: +370 680 37266, 

j.tumelyte@gmail.com

www.jtmenoidejos.lt

facebook.com/jtmenoidejos

instagram.com/julija_the_artist