Vilma Samulionyte (1978)

Education

2004-2009 Film and TV school (FAMU), Praha, Czech Republic. Bachelor in Photography.
Theses “Off-space. Alternative exhibition space”
2000-2002 Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania.
Master degree in Quality management.
Theses “Adaptation of Quality management systems in social care sphere”
1996-2000 Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania. Bachelor degree in Finance.
Theses “SPAB “Jonava Heating energy suppliers” performance analysis”

Main personal exhibitions
2015 60 monuments. Civil registry offices. (feat. Gytis Skudzinskas, Kestutis Grigaliunas, Agne Narusyte). Siauliai art gallery.
2014 Rua da Alegria. Unesco gallery, Vilnius.
2013 10 Vilma Samulionyte photographs. Kaunas photography gallery.
2013 01 Personal exhibition "Kosha", Panevezys Photography Gallery.
2012 11 Personal exhibition "Desert expatriates", Birstonas Museum.
2012 10 Personal exhibition"Desert expatraites", Ukmerge Vladas Slaitas Library.
2012 09 Personal exhibition “Kosha”. Gallery Prospektas. Vilnius. Lithuania
2012 09 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Short film festival “Vilnius Shorts”, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 07 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Open Air festival LOFTAS’12, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 07 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Cultural Night, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 06 Personal exhibition “Desert expatriates”. Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2012 06 Personal exhibition “Kosha”, Gallery Krebsen. Kopenhagen. Denmark.
2012 04 Personal exhibition “Kosha”. Gallery Vartai. Vilnius. Lithuania
2010 09 Exhibition in Photography festival “Kaunas Photo ‘10”. Dublin 3337. Kuanas. LT.
2010 06 Exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”. Klaipeda Gallery of Photography. Klaipeda. LT.
2010 04 Exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”. Vilnius Gallery of Photography. Vilnius. LT.
2009 Personal exhibition series “Haraam - not allowed”. GAMU, Prague, CZ.
2007 Personal exhibition series “Dublin 3337”, FAMU, Prague, CZ.
2006 Personal exhibition series ”Double self-portraits”. FAMU, Prague, CZ.
2004-2005 Dance Photo Exhibition. National Drama Theatre of Lithuania.
2001 Touring exhibition with modern dance project “New Form”, Vilnius, Klaipeda, Kaunas.

Main group exhibitions
2016 Susisiekiantys indai. Si:said gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2016 Stages (Gytis Skudziinskas, Darius Ziura, Alvydas Lukys, Dainius Liskevicius). A.Moncys Museum, Palanga, Lithuania
2013-2015 Young European Artist Bienal. France, Lithuania, Italy, Netherlands, Germany.
2013 09 Borderlands II. Street level gallery. Glazgow, Scotland.
2013 10 Young European Artist Bienal 2013 / 2015, Paris, France.
2013 03 Young European Artist Bienal 2013 / 2015, KKKC, Klaipeda
2012 Exhibition in Art Fair “ArtVilnius’12”.
2011 “Young Lithuanian Photography”. Ostrava National Theatre, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
2011 “Young Lithuanian Photography” Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia.
2011 “Elswhere" Group exhibition as part of the Symposium “Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture” in Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010 Group Art Exhibition by “En Raat” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2009 Group exhibition “Lithuania without Utopia”. Croatia, Austria, Germany.
2008-2009 Intimate revolt. the collection. Group project and traveling exhibition. Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Turkey, Lithuania, USA.
2007 “Children of the World”. Photo Center, Akropolis, Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda. LT.
2007 JKF (Exhib. of Young Lith. Photographers), Gallery of Lith. Union of Photographers, Vilnius. LT.
2006, 2007 FAMU group exhibition “66”. Velryba Gallery. Prague. CZ.
2004 Theatre photography. FAMU, Praha (Film and TV school, Czech Republic)
2002 Anniversary exhib. of KTU-FOTO studio. FUJI gallery of Lith. Union of Photogr. Kaunas
2001 Exhibition of young photographers “Debute”. Prospektas Gallery, Vilnius
2001 International competition of young photographers “What I would like to save?” (1st place)

Projects, Workshops, Residencies, Grants
2013 Unesco / Aschberg Bursary. Instituto Sacatar. Itaparica. Brazil.
2012 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”.
Grant for realization of the project from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania.
2011 Mentor in Photography Week in Vilnius Design College, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011 Mentor in photography festival “PhotoPub’11”, Nove mesto, Slovenia.
2010 Grant from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”.
2009 Seminar “Re-tooling residencies”, Warsaw, Poland.
2008 Grant from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for exhibition “Intimate revolt. The collection”
2007 Grant from the City of Prague (Czech Republic) for exhibition “Intimate revolt. The collection”
2006,2007 Photographing cruise ship workers on Crystal cruises boat “Crystal Symphony”.
2004-2005 Educational grant of Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for Studies in Prague.
2004,2005 Art director in short films “Once upon the time..”, “Everestas”, dir. J. Samulionyte.
2000 International art workshop in Ivrea (Italy).
1999-2000 Journalist in the student newspaper “SAVAS”.
2002 Member of Lithuanian Photographers Association.
1997-2002 Kaunas University of Technology photography studio.