Eglė Ridikaitė CV

Born in 1966. Kupiškis, Lithuania.

Currently lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Education:

1997 – MA Painting: Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.

1995 – BA Painting: Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.

1986 – Glass Processing Art: St.Zukas College of Applied Art, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Solo Exhibitions

2018 – You Came, You Saw, You Left: Cultural Floor. KKKC Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania

2017 –Heritage: Grandma’s Scarfs. Museum of Ethnography. Kupiškis, Lithuania.

2016 – You Came, You Saw, You Left: Cultural Floor. Titanikas Exhibition Halls. Vilnius Art Academy, Lithuania.

2016 – You Came, You Saw, You left. The floor of culture. Artifex gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania 2016 m

2015 – Heritage: Grandma’s Scarfs. Panevėžys Picture Gallery, Lithuania.

2015 – Heritage: Grandma’s Scarfs. Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014 – Heritage: Grandma’s Scarfs. Gdansk City Gallery/Gdańska Galeria Miejska, Poland.

2011 – Painting. 2008-2009. XX Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania.

2009 – Landscapes. Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania.

2007 – Persecuting Images. Gallery Vartai, Vilnius. Lithuania.

2002 – City Library Hall, Marijampolė, Lithuania.

2000 – Savickas Art Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1999 – Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Sellected Group Exhibitions

2018

Chronometers. KKKC Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

2017

M/A\G/M\A Body and Words in Italian and Lithuanian Women’s Art from 1965 to the Present. National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Lithuanian Art: Thinking through Landscape. National Art Museum of China in Beijing (NAMOC), Beijing, China.

2016

Post idea – the war. Titanikas Exhibition Halls, Vilnius Art Academy, Lithuania; Klaipėda Culture Comunication Centre, Klaipėda.

2015

Post idea – free area. Panevėžys City Exhibition Hall, Panevėžys, Lithuania.

Open Studios. Interdisciplinary Artists Union’s project spaces, Malonioji 6, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2014

International Contemporary Art Fair Art Vilnius’14. Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Shroud of Time. Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Post idea – free area. Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2013

Post idea – restoration works. Titanikas Exhibition Halls, Vilnius Art Academy, Lithuania.

Post idea – restoration works. Panevėžys Art Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania.

Post idea – restoration works. Klaipėda City Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

Post idea – restoration works. Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania.

Post idea – restoration works. Šiauliai Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

2012

Post idea. Titanikas Exhibition Halls. Vilnius Art Academy, Lithuania.

Post idea. 101 Gallery, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Post idea. Panevėžys Art Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania.

(How did I get here?) Painting in Lithuania. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2010

Contemporary painting. Post evolution. KKKC Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

Contemporary Lithuanian Art. European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany.

14th Vilnius Painting Triennial: False Recognition. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2009

Beauties of Suburbia, Gallery Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania

Decentered / Margins 1 meter beyond the painting. Vilnius Railway Station, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Abstraction and Expressionism – Two Traditions of Painting in Vilnius, 1960-2009. Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Lithuania Is the Best. Gallery Cech, Kiev, Ukrain.

2nd Quadriennale of Lithuanian Contemporary Art. Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Europe/4 Points. Nordkapp (Norway), Istanbul (Turkey), KultFlux platform, Vilnius (Lithuania)

2008

Contemporary Lithuanian Art – Anew, City Gallery BWA, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Experiment: Exhibition of the 20th–21st century Lithuanian Art. National Museum of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania

Europe/4 points. Punta de Tarifa (Spain), Cabo da Roca (Portugal), Tangier (Maroc)

Vilnius Art Scene After 2000. Latvian Art museum, Arsenal, Riga, Latvia.

2007

Independent Drawing GIK No 2. Contemporary Art Museum, Skopje, Macedonia.

Nostaldžy. Šiauliai Exhibition Hall, Lithuania

Lithuanian Art Today. Embassy of Lithuania in Warsaw, Poland.

Point Silence. Gallery Point, Gediminas Castle Tower, Vilnius, Lithuania.

KoViKaVi postblablu. Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania.

Point Horizont. Gallery point, 54O50,00’N014O27,00’, Baltic sea.

Outline of Experience. Lvov, Ukraine.

Contemporary Painting Biennale Nostalgie. Klaipėda Exhibition Centre, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

About Replica. Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Experiment. The Radvilas Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2006

KoViKaVi Conference – Exhibition. Viborg Kunsthalle, Viborg, Denmark.

Here – There. Drawings. Lithuanian Architects’ Association, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Nostaldžy. Klaipėda City Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

2005

Reality X Abstrakte, INTRO gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1st Quadriennale of Lithuanian Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Second Beijing International Art Biennale, China.

Nature. Gallery Kairė-Dešinė, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Fairy tale – not fairy tale. Dedicated to H.K. Andersen. UNESCO Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Fairy tale – not fairy tale. Dedicated to H.K. Andersen. Mažoji Galerija, Druskininkai, Lithuania.

Fairy tale – not fairy tale. Dedicated to H.K. Andersen. Unfinished block of new buildings Green valley, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

2004

Salt of Life: Contemporary Art from Baltic States. Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

XII Vilnius Painting Triennial: Seven Rules of Painting. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.

In My Own Juice: Contemporary Lithuanian Art. Rottermann Saltstorage; Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia.

European Union Artists from Estonia and Lithuania. Quartair Contemporary Art Initiatives, Hague, Netherlands

Here, But Not Now. Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania.

N+1. Old Town Dominion, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2003

Y.M. Antanas Mončys House-Museum, Palanga, Lithuania.

Y.M. Šiauliai Exhibition Hall, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

2002

Fears. Act 1. Šiauliai Exhibition Hall, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

Fears. Act 2. Gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Fears. Act 7. Painting. Antanas Mončys House – Museum, Palanga, Lithuania.

Tracing. Gallery at Maironio 3, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Erase marked area. Kaunas Exhibition Hall, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Diverse Art. Antanas Mončys House-Museum, Palanga, Lithuania.

Baroti Gallery 10 Years Exhibition. Klaipėda City Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

Baroti Gallery 10 Years Exhibition. Baroti Gallery, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

2001

Painting exhibition in IV Francophonie Olympics. Ottawa, Canada; Hull, Canada.

Four. Gallery of Kaunas Artists Association, Kaunas, Lithuania

2000

Rh + -, Kaunas Exhibition Hall, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Painterly: The 11th Vilnius Painting Triennial. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

About That. Antanas Mončys’ House-Museum, Palanga, Lithuania.

Later, you will come in. Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany.

Mountains Sun. Fire-sculpture Symposium, Ischgl, Austria.

Fire-sculpture Championship, Halekis, Sweden.

1999

About That. Gallery Lietuvos Aidas, Vilnius, Lithuania.

The End of the Beginning. Klaipėda Exhibition Hall, Klaipėda, Lithuania.

1998

Open European Championship in Fire Sculpture. Stockholm, Sweden.

Rh + -. Šiauliai Exhibition Hall, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

1997

Snow Sculpture Symposium, Valloire, France.

Hinsiel- Ruckspiel New Gallery Hdk, Berlin, Germany

Žuvys- Men’as, International Visual Art and Music Project, Šiauliai, Lithuania.

200th Aniversary of the Dpt. of Painting. Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

200th Aniversary of the Dpt. of Drawing. Kazys Varnelis House, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1996

Students’ Art Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1995

Students’ Art Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Painting Exhibition. Gallery Akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1994

Situation/Bridge. United artists project. Jutempus gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1993

Painting Exhibition. United artists project. Gallery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Awards:

2018 – Lithuanian Government Culture and Art Award, given by the Lithuanian government for special merits and a significant contribution to culture and arts.

2017 – Vilnius Mayor Award for artistic merits to Vilnius city.

2014 – Best Lithuanian Artist: ArtVilnius’14. Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2012 – LT00TAPYBA (LT00 Painting). Vilius Kavaliauskas Foundation Prize – for the transformation of memory. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2000-Diploma. Painting. The 11th Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2000 – Diploma. Open European Championship in Fire Sculpture with R. Alminas, V. Simutis, A. Garbačiauskas. Stockholm, Sweden

1998 – Grand Prix. Open European Championship in Fire Sculpture. Stockholm, Sweden.

1996 – Diploma. Students’ Art Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Grants and Scholarships:

2013 – First Grade Lithuania State Award.

2007 – First Grade Lithuania State Award.

2006 – First Grade Lithuania State Award.

1999 – State Grant for Young Artists, Ministry of Culture of Lithuania.

1998 – Scholarship of Ministry of Culture of Lithuania.