Algis Griskevicius

 

Biography:   

 

1954                              born in  Vilnius

1973 - 1975                   army

1976 - 1980                   artist‘s assistant in Opera and Ballet House

1980 - 1985                   studied at Vilnius Art Institute

1980 - 1990                   worked as senior artist - scene painter in Vilnius Youth Theatre

since 1990                     working as a freelance artist

since 1986                     52 personal exhibition and 95 group exhibitions

                              

Awards:

2010                               order of Special Merit for Lithuania

2009                               2. Position | Caroun Photo Club competition | Vancouver | Canada

2008                               Laureate of LATGAA | Golden Star | most popular visual artist

2008                               Lithuanian Artists Association’s Golden Badge | best exhibitions 2007

2007                               Laurynas Ivinskis premium | best calendar of the year

2005                               First place | national contest | best Lithuanian landscape at Klaipeda  Picture Hall 

                                        and Baroti gallery

1999–2000                    Premium for painting in national exhibition ‘The Beginning of the End’  in Klaipeda

                                       Picture Hall and Baroti gallery

1997                               Lithuanian Artists Association | premium for creative continuation of  Lithuanian

                                       tradition in the annual exhibition of Lithuanian painters

1994                               Ministry of Environment of Lithuanian Republic | premium for a painting work in

                                       exhibition ‘To Beautify Lithuania’