Jonas Gasiūnas





Born in 1954 in Altaj region, Russia. Lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania

Since 1985 participates in the exhibitions

Since 1990 member of the artists' group "Angis"

Since 1991 teaching in Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, proffessor (2010), head of department since 2009.



1972–1973 Pedagogical Institute of Šiauliai, Lithuania

1975–1978 Kaunas Applied Art College, Lithuania

1978–1984 State Art Institute, Vilnius



1988 First Prize in "Youth '88" Young Baltic Artists' Triennial

1990 Vilnius Painting Triennial Diploma

1993 First Prize in Vilnius Painting Triennial

1997 First Prize in Vilnius Painting Triennial

2009 Swedbank Art Award

2010 Lithuanian National prize for Art and Culture


Recipient of 1st level state grants:





European Central Bank art collection, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany;
European Parliamant art collection, Brussels, Belgium;

National Art Gallery, Vilnius;

M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania;

Tretjakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia;

Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz, Austria;

Private collections.




2015 This Have Been Once Before. Obsessions retrospective. Torun Contemporary Art Centre (Poland)

2012 „Tapyba“, Festivalis „Wilno w Gdansku“, Łaźnia contemporary art centre, Gdansk, Poland.

2011 „Northwesterly wind“ , Contemporary art festival, Cesis, Latvia.

2007 "Edward‘s trajectory", Lithuanian Theater, Music and Film Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania

2005 Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania

2004 "Drawing with Smoke", Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania

2000 "Pipe“, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

"Frederiksbastion", Copenhagen, Denmark

1997 "Arbeit Macht Frei II", Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania

1995 "Arbeit Macht Frei", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Lithuania;

Exhibitions‘ Hall, Telšiai, Lithuania;

Samogitian Art Museum, Plungė, Lithuania

1994 Art Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania

1993 "Garden of Ashes", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

1985 Showrooms of the Lithuanian Art Fund, Vilnius, Lithuania





Contemporary art fair POSITIONS BERLIN, Berlin, Germany.

Global contemporary art fair ART15 London, Olympia (London, UK);
"Generations (do not) Repeat". Gallery "Meno forma, Kaunas, Lithuania;



International exhibition CAFE EUROPA - LA METAFORA COM A RESISTENCIA. TPK Art Center TePeKaLe, L‘Hospitalet, Spain.

"Generations (do not) Repeat". Gallery "Meno forma, Kaunas, Lithuania;
Global contemporary art fair ART14 London, Olympia (London, UK);



XV Vilnius Painting Triennial „Contexts of painting“, CAC, Vilnius.

NordArt 2013, Büdelsdorf, Germany.



„Landscape transformation in lithuanian painting“, National Art Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

„Lithuanian Art – Painting“, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania.

„Three painting lectures“, Kaunas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania.

„Three painting lectures“, Tartu Kunstimuuseum,Tartu, Estonia.



„Three painting lectures“, Galerija Szyperska, Poznan, Poland.

Art fair „Art Vilnius ‘11“



„Swedbank Art Award 2009“, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania.

„Contemporary Lithuanian Art“, European Central Bank, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.



"Swedbank Art Award 2009", Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

"Quadrienniale of Lithuanian Contemporary Art", LITEXPO palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

"Contemporary Lithuanian Art ANEW", Olsztyn, Poland; Klaipėda, Lithuania

"Brigada Kormoran", Vilnius Train Station, Lithuania

"Radar", Lithuanian Embassy in Warszaw and MGSL Galeria Willa, Lodz, Poland

„Abstraction and expressionizm: two traditions in painting of Vilnius 1960–2009“, Gallery „Arka“, Vilnius, Lietuva



"Contemporary Lithuanian Art ANEW", Galeria Miejska bwa (Municipal Gallery), Bydgoszcz

and Art Gallery Szyb Wilson, Katowice, Poland

"Urgentum praecifitatum sulfur“, Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania

Video installation "Elephant Bullet", Art Museum of Estonia (KUMU), Tallinn, Estonia



XII Vilnius painting triennial, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

"Jonas Kaido", Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania

"KOVIKAVI postblablu", Kaunas Picture Gallery and Gallery "Meno parkas", Kaunas, Lithuania

"Invisible bridges of cultures: Africa and Lithuania, 2007", Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania; Geneve, Switzerland



"KOVIKAVI Conference", Kunsthallen in Viborg, Denmark

"Double Game", Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania

"Neopop", "Menų spaustuvė", Vilnius, Lithuania

"One Picture Exhibition“, Gallery "Vartai“, Vilnius, Lithuania



"Two Altar", Gallery "Vaal", Tallinn, Estonia

2 Berliner Kunstsalon, Art Fair, Berlin, Germany

Painting exhibition, Gallery "Vartai", Vilnius, Lithuania



"Here, But Not Now", Lithuanian and Estonian Painting Exhibition, Kaunas Picture Gallery,

Kaunas, Lithuania

"In My Own Juice", Contemporaray Lithuanian Art, Rotermann Salt Storage, Tallinn, Estonia;

"Kunstiremont", Parnu, Estonia

Art Action "Platform: Ground Zero", Vilnius Municipality, Lithuania



"Contemporary Art from Lithuania", Technopolis, Athens, Greece

Exhibition - Action "Incest“, Kaunas, Lithuania



Project of Group "Angis" – "Rub Down the Marked Place", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas,


Painting and Photography exhibition "Tracing", Former Printing-House, Maironio st. 3,

Vilnius, Lithuania

"Fears", Gallery "Arka", Vilnius, Lithuania


Walls of NATO", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Painting Biennial of the Nordic Countries, Väsby Konsthall, Sweden



"Rhesus +/- 2", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

"Painterly", 11th Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

"You Could Come Later", Galery of Studgart Academy of Fine Arts, Studgart, Germany

"Image and Sound", Art Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania



"City", Gallery "Frederiks Bastion", Copenhagen, Denmark

"Six Cities", Gallery "L", Jeblong, Poland

"Lithuanian Art: 1989–1999. Ten Years", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Retrospective of group "Angis", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas; Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania



"Painting", Gallery "Studio", Warsaw, Poland

"Rhesus +/-", Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania

"Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW Düsseldorf 1998", Kunstpalas, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Men”. Project "Zuwys”, Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania



"Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW Düsseldorf 1997", Kunstpalas, Düsseldorf, Germany

Festival of visual arts "Zuwys", Art Gallery, Šiauliai, Lithuania

"Unnecessary”, Gallery “Jutempus", Vilnius, Lithuania



"Three Agendas II. Lithuanian Art", Tampere City Exhibition Hall, Tampere, Finland

"Vilnius Art School and It‘s Traditions", Regional Museum, Torune, Poland

"Pro '96", Gallery „Charlottenborg", Copenhagen, Denmark



"Lithuanian Art '95", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania



"Exhibition of Lithuanian Artists‘ Groups", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition of group "Angis", Gallery "Lietuvos aidas", Vilnius, Art Gallery, Panevėžys, Lithuania



Vilnius Painting Triennial, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania – 1st prize

"ART-MA" Foundation. 2nd Budapest International Contemporary Prize of Fine Arts, Hungary

"Dynamic Compositions", Kozlekedesi Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Exhibition of group "Angis", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

"Between Sculpture and Object in Lithuanian Art“, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

"i.e. Letter", CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania



"Renouncing Borders", Stadtsmuseum Nordico, Linz, Austria; M. Žilinskas Art Gallery,

Kaunas and CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition of group "Angis", Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

Painting and sculpture exhibition, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

"Baltiske Billeder", Herning Art Museum, Sollerod Museum pa Gammel Holtegaard,




"13 Positionen zur Zeit", Stadtmuseum Nordico, Gallery "Maerz", Linz, Austria

"My Time as a Pilot", Gallery "Frie", Copenhagen, Denmark

"Apocalypse and Faith", Contemporary Art in Lithuania, University Museum of Art and

Culture, Marburg; Lippisches Landesmuseum, Detmold, Germany

Exhibition of group "Angis", Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania



Vilnius Painting Triennial, Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

1st exhibition of group "Angis", Lazdynai Exhibitions‘ Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

"Night and Day Painting", Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania



Exhibition of young Lithuanian artists, Exhibitions Hall of Estonian Artists‘ Association, Tallinn, Estonia

"14 Young Lithuanian Artists in Luxembourg", Municipality Theater Hall, Luxembourg

Exhibition of young Lithuanian artists, Szentendre Gallery, Szentendre, Hungary



4th Exhibition of young Baltic artists‘ fine arts "Youth '88", Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius – 1st prize



Union‘s exhibition of young artists works "Youth of the Country", Central Exhibitions Hall, Moscow, Russia

Vilnius creative youth festival, Artists‘ Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition of Lithuanian fine arts, Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition of young Lithuanian artists‘ works, Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania


Exhibition of young Lithuanian artists‘ works, Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

Lithuanian art exhbition "Man and environment", Art Exhibition Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition of young artists‘ works, Artists‘ Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania



Exhibition of young Lithuanian artists‘ works, Exhibition Palace, Šiauliai, Lithuania

"Exhibition of one painting", Kaunas Artists‘ House, Kaunas, Lithuania