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International Exhibition GIFT WORKS

July 28 @ 17:30 - September 11 @ 15:00

On July 28th, together with Kėdainiai District Municipality, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of unbroken diplomatic relations between the United States and Lithuania. We planted the Friendship Oak near the museum and opened the International Exhibition “Gift Works”.

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION “GIFT WORKS

The museum’s mission is the cultural and educational commitment: to share with people the life of art, to present the dynamics and diversity of creative work, to take part in the country‘s and Kedainiai cultural life through organizing exhibitions, symposia, lectures, literary evenings, musical concerts and educational philanthropy projects.

This time Janina Monkute-Marks Art Museum shares with you the artistic heritage cumulated throughout more than twenty years. The exposition consists of textile, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, prints, leather art works. The halls are frienly shared by different artists whose works differ in style and technique. The works reflect the individuality of the artists‘ style: from personal discoveries, that combine several art branches, to traditional, though in their own way conveyed techniques. At the exhibition you are able to see 143 works of 113 artists.  The museum’s collection contains works, which were donated by artists from 24 countries: Belgium, Denmark, Indonesia, Iceland, Italy, Japan, USA, United Kingdom, China, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, South Korea, Portugal, France, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Germany, Hungary.

ARTISTS OF THE EXHIBITION:

Zita Sodeikienė USA, Ina Nenortas USA, Kyoko Kumai Japan, Ilona Padimanskienė Lithuania, Audrius V. Plioplys USA, Jūratė Petruškevičienė Lithuania, Regina Palaitytė-Benson USA, Ada Sutkus USA, Philip Guesdon France, Odon France, Giedrė Žumbakienė USA, Egidijus Rudinskas Lithuania, Aleksandras Macijauskas Lithuania, Romualdas Požerskis Lithuania, Stasys Padalevičius Lithuania, Algimantas Kezys USA, Gintaras Česonis Lithuania, Klaudijus Petrulis Lithuania, Algirdas Petrulis Lithuania, Mindaugas Žarys Lithuania, Julius Urbanavičius Lithuania, Antanas Adomaitis Lithuania, Modestas Malinauskas Lithuania, Marika Szaraz Luxembourg, Jiyoung Moon South Korea, Magdalena Sobon Poland, Marina Majcen Italy, Viačeslavas Čerenkovas Lithuania, Haruko Honma Japan, Kyoko Ueda Japan, Yasuko Iyanaga Japan, Rieko Yashiro Japan, Erny Piret France, Tomas Rudokas Lithuania, Jeannine De Raeymaecker Belgium, Vydas Bečelis Lithuania, Nora Chalmet Belgium, Danielle Boisselier France, Mariel Clarmont France, Indrė Stulgaitė-Kriukienė Lithuania, Kristina Meišutovič Lithuania, Kakuko Ishii Japan, Vladimiras Nikonovas Lithuania, Zinaida Dargienė Lithuania, Chikako Imaizumi Japan, Nele Zirnite Latvia, Honma Kazue Japan, Itabashi Sachiko Japan, Kurita Toru Japan, Kuroki Mitsuru Japan, Osumi Yuki Japan, Suzuki Junko Japan, Tate Masaaki Japan, Tanikawa Tsuruko Japan, Tsukuda Mayumi Japan, Nobuko Ueda Japan, Yoshiya Emiko Japan, Yunohara Kiyoshi Japan, Mireya Samper Iceland, Andrew Schneider Ukraine, Beanie Kaman USA, Michael Freitas Wood USA, Aušra Sedlevičiūtė Lithuania, Heidi Bedenknecht-De Felice Italy, Cristina Gabriela Hirtescu Romania, Marghidan Ecaterina Romania, Gražvyda Andrijauskaitė Lithuania, Indraja Raudonikytė Lithuania, Audronė Dambrauskienė-Šiurkienė Lithuania, Ingrid Enarsson Sweden, Bara Lehmann-Schulz Germany, Makiko Wakisaka Japan, Vytautas Kaupys Lithuania, Leokadija Norbutienė-Mockienė Lithuania, Asta Fedaravičiūtė-Jasiūnė Lithuania, Kristina Viršilaitė Lithuania, Mindaugas Baltuška Lithuania, Agnė Naunikaitė Lithuania, Jonas Butkevičius Lithuania, Pranas Butkevičius Lithuania, Elsbet Wiens Germany, Kela Cremaschi Italy, Wang Leyun China, Takumi Ushio Japan,  Yuhn Kyung Cho South Korea, Remigijus Venckus Lithuania, Izabela Wyrwa Poland, Ludwika Żytkiewicz-Ostrowska Poland, Violeta Marija Bičkutė Lithuania, Nijolė Sitonytė Lithuania, Marija Švažienė Lithuania, Virginija Užusenytė Lithuania, Kristina Paulauskaitė- Ramonaitienė Lithuania, Marius Ramonaitis Lithuania, Gerardas Raitas Šatūnas Lithuania, Marija Šimaitytė Lithuania, Sigita Grabliauskaitė  Lithuania, Jean-Michel Letellier France, Algimantas Patamsis Lithuania, Daiva Ložytė Lithuania, Brigitte Bouquin Selles France, Yanagi Kazunobu Japan, Matsuo Ichiro Japan, Raminta Ardzevičienė  Lithuania, Yolaine Frühauf Switzerland, Annamaria Atturo Italy, Koko Shimomura Japan, Yukako Sorai Japan, Mitsue Ito Japan, Danuta Haremska Norwey, Raffaella Norcini Pala Italy, Dalia Madrona Lopez  Sweden, Vitolda Veriankaitė Lithuania.

 Curator Asta Fedaravičiūtė-Jasiūnė