Gintaras Česonis

        GINTARAS

        ČESONIS

              Born on 30 10 1974 in Kaunas. Member of Lithuanian Photographers Association since 1993, status of the artist was given in 2005. From 2009 – head of Lithuanian Photographers Association, Kaunas department. 1989–92 was studying in Lithuanian Photographers Association Kaunas School of Photography. In 1996 graduated from bachelors, in 1999 – masters degree in Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Arts. In 1997–98 was studying photography in The National School of Photography in Arles. From 1999 to 2009 he was Vilnius Academy of Arts, Kaunas Faculty reader.

              Exhibitions: participates since 1993. Held individual exhibitions in Lithuania (Panevėžys 1995, 2005, Kaunas 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, Vilnius 2001, 2006, 2008, Kėdainiai 2004, Klaipėda 2008) and abroad (Edinburgh, Scotland, 2007, Cagliari, Italy, 2007, Nimes, France, 2008, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2008).

              Awards: Lithuanian Science Academy premium (2000), most memorable Kaunas artist (2007).

              Publishing: Tėvas Stanislovas: noriu kad iš žemės kiltų ne riksmas, bet džiaugsmas ir ramybė (2006),Pasivaikščiojimai po Kauno tvirtovę (2007), Kaunas – miestas santakoje (2008).

              Photographs in collections: foreign museums.

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