Monika Furmana

Monika Furmana



2016 PhD in painting, theory and practice, Vilnius Academy of Arts

2010 M.A. Vilnius Academy of Art, Department of Painting

2008 B.A. Vilnius Academy of Art, Department of Painting


2022 – (Im)Possible (Cosm)Us, M. Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania

2019 – Mechanical Soul, Tsech gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2018 – Eat Myself, Drink Myself, Meno Niša gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2016 – The Other One, Exhibition Halls Titanikas, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013 – A Woman’s Identity, Mariehamn’s City Library, Mariehamn, Finland

2012 – Back to the future, Akademija, Gallery of Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011 – Sin and Redemption, Kairė-dešinė Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2010 – Monologues, Mariehamn’s City Library, Mariehamn, Finland

2009 – Gravitation, Akademija, Gallery of Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius, Lithuania


2024 Part of the Out of the Shell San Francisco Art Week programme. Aedicule, San Francisco, California, USA.

2024 Vilnius Vibes exhibition of 19 contemporary Lithuanian artists. Anger Museum, Erfurt, Germany.

2023 Imagining Ourselves: Self-portraits of Lithuanian Artists from the 19-th Century to the Present Day, Vilnius Picture Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2020 Why Is It So Hard to Love? Curated by Saskia Boddeke and Peter Greenaway, MO museum, Vilnius, Lithuania

2018 Spring Time, Lewben Art Foundation collection, M.K.Čiurlionis Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania

2017 Lithuania Now, gallery D Contemporary, London, UK

2015 Lithuania Now, Gallery D Contemporary, London, UK

2013 Vilnius international painting triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013 International figurative painting competition Figurativas ’13, The European Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona, Spain

2012 Video festival Points of Perspective, Lodz, Poland

2012 Lithuanian Artist’s Union group exhibition, Principality of Andora

2012 Lithuanian Artist’s Union group exhibition, Salzburg, Austria

2012 Valley of the Moon, Cagliari, Italy

2011 NEU/NOW festival, Talinn, Estonia


2022 Lithuanian Ministry of Culture Grant for artistic achievement.
2021 CFA Artist of the Month Award
2014 Lithuanian Ministry of Education Grant for artistic and scholarly achievement.

2009 Young painter prize, Pamėnkalnio Gallery Vilnius


2020 “Why Is It Hard To Love?”, Saskia Boddeke & Peter Greenaway, ISBN 9786098136227, MO Museum, Vilnius

2018 Catalogue of works by female artists from the Lewbwn Art Foundation collection ” What Took You So Long”, Monika Krikdtopaityte, ISBN 9786098241006, Vilnius

2014 Ten paintings and the article “Painting, Context, Identity” published in Lituanus (Spring
2014, 60:1), Chicago, USA (

Works are in the collection of Mo Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania, Lewben Art Foundation, Vilnius, Lithuania