2012/09/10 – 2012/09/29 | International Enamel Art Symposium VILNIUS’2012

International Enamel Art Symposium VILNIUS’2012

Enamel art exhibition 800 ˚C


The Gallery of Goldsmith Guild Meno Niša was established in 2002 under the Ethnographic and Fine Crafts and Fairs Programme launched by the Vilnius City Municipality.

To commemorate its 10th anniversary, on 11-14 September, Gallery Meno Niša is holding International Enamel Art Symposium VILNIUS’2012 to gather enamel artists and important, time-tested gallery’s partners from 7 countries of the world: Latvia, Russia, Spain, Georgia, Venezuela, Switzerland and Lithuania.
The programme of the symposium encompasses creative workshops of enamel art, lectures and exhibition of enamel art works.
On Monday, 10 September, 6 p.m., enamel art exhibition 800 ˚C will be opened to display the exposition of works created by 30 authors before the symposium. The next week the exposition will be supplemented with new works produced during the creative workshops. The exhibition is open till 29 September.
On 11 – 14 September, visitors will have an opportunity to watch the creative process and enjoy a unique opportunity to communicate with artists from the key centres of enamel art – Spain and Georgia. The visitors will be able to see the birth of enamel art works in the hands of professional artists.

Master enamellers will give lessons to the students from the Telšiai Faculty of Art of Vilnius Academy of Arts and Latvian Academy of Arts. In addition, works of trainees of Prof. Dr. Nuria Lopez Ribalta will be displayed at the exhibition.

Opening of the exhibition – Monday, 10 September, 6 p.m., Gallery Meno Niša, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

All events are free of charge.

Participants of the exhibition:
Nuria Lopez Ribalta, Spain
Thea Gurgenidze, Georgia
Juris Gagainis, Latvia
Yolanda Sucre, Venezuela
Yvonne Pluess, Switzerland
Vytautas Matulionis, Lithuania
Marytė Dominaitė Gurevičienė, Lithuania
Tadas Deksnys, Lithuania
Vita Pukštaitė, Lithuania
Šarūnė Vaitkutė, Lithuania
Dainius Narkus, Lithuania
Ugnė Blažytė, Lithuania
Danas Tamašauskas, Lithuania
Laima Kerienė, Lithuania
Gvidas Latakas, Lithuania
Rūta Jurkūnaitė Bruožienė, Lithuania
Julius Vaitkus, Lithuania

Trainees of Prof. Dr. Nuria Lopez Ribalta:

Montse Cortinas, Spain
Rosa Cassany, Spain
Mer Almagro, Spain
Rafael Arroyo, Spain
Josep Ronsano, Spain
Carme Parellada, Spain
Betlem Vegara, Spain
Berta Belza, Spain

Students of the Telšiai Faculty of Art of Vilnius Academy of Arts:

Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė, Lithuania
Ramunė Jundaitė, Lithuania
Akvilė Vološkevičiūtė, Lithuania


Students of tof Latvian Academy of Arts

Ginta Zabarauska, Latvija

SCHEDULE OF CREATIVE WORKSHOPS, CLASSES AND LECTURES

Monday, 10 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

6 p.m. Presentation of the project International Enamel Art Symposium VILNIUS’2012 and opening of the exhibition of enamel art works

Tuesday, 11 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

9 a.m. – 7 p.m. International Creative Workshops of Enamel Art VILNIUS’2012

Participants: Nuria Lopez Ribalta, Spain, Thea Gurgenidze, Georgia, Juris Gagainis, Latvia, Vytautas Matulionis, Marytė Dominaitė – Gurevičienė, Tadas Deksnys, Vita Pukštaitė, Šarūnė Vaitkutė, Dainius Narkus, Ugnė Blažytė, Danas Tamašauskas, Laima Kerienė, Julius Vaitkus, Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė, Ramunė Jundaitė, Akvilė Vološkevičiūtė, Lithuania

12 noon – 6 p.m. Enamel Art Exhibition 800 ˚C

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Creative workshops are open for visitors to meet enamel artists, give questions and watch the creative process

Wednesday, 12 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

9 a.m. – 7 p.m. International Creative Workshops of Enamel Art VILNIUS’2012

Participants: Nuria Lopez Ribalta, Spain, Thea Gurgenidze, Georgia, Juris Gagainis, Latvia, Vytautas Matulionis, Marytė Dominaitė – Gurevičienė, Tadas Deksnys, Vita Pukštaitė, Šarūnė Vaitkutė, Dainius Narkus, Ugnė Blažytė, Danas Tamašauskas, Laima Kerienė, Julius Vaitkus, Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė, Ramunė Jundaitė, Akvilė Vološkevičiūtė Lithuania.

12 noon – 6 p.m. Enamel Art Exhibition 800 ˚C

Lithuanian Artists’ Association, Vokiečių str. 2, 3rd Floor

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Lecture The traditions of the Georgian enamel art in contemporary enamel works Speaker: Thea Gurgenidze, painter and gallerist, Tbilisi, Georgia

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Lecture Contemporary Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian enamel and jewellery works in Russia’s museum collections. Speaker: Andrey Gilodo, applied art historian, art critic, Moscow, Russia
Language of the lecture: Russian (translation into Lithuanian)

Thursday, 13 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

9 a.m. – 7 p.m. International Creative Workshops of Enamel Art VILNIUS’2012

Participants: Nuria Lopez Ribalta, Spain, Thea Gurgenidze, Georgia, Juris Gagainis, Latvia, Vytautas Matulionis, Marytė Dominaitė – Gurevičienė, Tadas Deksnys, Vita Pukštaitė, Šarūnė Vaitkutė, Dainius Narkus, Ugnė Blažytė, Danas Tamašauskas, Laima Kerienė, Julius Vaitkus, Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė, Ramunė Jundaitė, Akvilė Vološkevičiūtė, Lithuania.

12 noon – 6 p.m. Enamel Art Exhibition 800 ˚C

Lithuanian Artists’ Association, Vokiečių str. 2, 3rd Floor

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Lecture The enamel art in Spain: Barcelona school. Speaker: Dr. Nuria Lopez Ribalta, painter, art critic, professor at the Barcelona Higher School, Spain
Language of the lecture: English (translation into Lithuanian)

4 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. Lecture Non-traditional compositional solutions in creative works. Speaker: Juris Gagainis, professor and head of the Metal Design Department at Latvian Academy of Arts, Riga, Latvia
Language of the lecture: Russian (translation into Lithuanian)

4.30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Lecture The origins and development of the Lithuanian contemporary enamel art. Educational enamel art projects of the Gallery MENO NIŠA. Speaker: Marytė Dominaitė Gurevičienė, painter, curator of enamel art biennials, Vilnius

Friday, 14 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

9 a.m. – 7 p.m. International Creative Workshops of Enamel Art VILNIUS’2012

Participants: Nuria Lopez Ribalta, Spain, Thea Gurgenidze, Georgia, Juris Gagainis, Latvia, Vytautas Matulionis, Marytė Dominaitė – Gurevičienė, Tadas Deksnys, Vita Pukštaitė, Šarūnė Vaitkutė, Dainius Narkus, Ugnė Blažytė, Danas Tamašauskas, Laima Kerienė, Julius Vaitkus, Kotryna Vaitekūnaitė, Ramunė Jundaitė, Akvilė Vološkevičiūtė, Lithuania

12 noon – 6 p.m. Enamel Art Exhibition 800 ˚C

3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Creative workshops are open for visitors to meet enamel artists, give questions and watch the creative process

Saturday, 15 September

Gallery MENO NIŠA, J. Basanavičiaus str. 1/13, Vilnius

12 noon – 4 p.m. Enamel Art Exhibition 800 ˚C

 



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