Vilma Samulionyte (1978)

Education

2004-2009 Film and TV school (FAMU), Praha, Czech Republic. Bachelor in Photography.
2009 Bilgi University, Istambul, Turkey. Erasmus student exchange program.
2000-2002 Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania. Master degree.
1996-2000 Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania. Bachelor degree.

Main personal exhibitions
2018 60 monuments. Civil registry offices. Minsk Month of Photography
2018 60 monuments. Civil registry offices. si:saig gallery, Klaipeda
2018 Liebe Oma, Guten Tag! or Pact od Silence. Vilnius Photography gallery, Vilnius.
2015 60 monuments. Civil registry offices. (feat. Gytis Skudzinskas, Kestutis Grigaliunas, Agne Narusyte). Siauliai art gallery.
2014 Rua da Alegria. Unesco gallery, Vilnius.
2013 Vilma Samulionyte photographs. Kaunas photography gallery.
2013 Personal exhibition "Kosha", Panevezys Photography Gallery.
2012 Personal exhibition "Desert expatriates", Birstonas Museum.
2012 Personal exhibition"Desert expatraites", Ukmerge Vladas Slaitas Library.
2012 Personal exhibition “Kosha”. Gallery Prospektas. Vilnius. Lithuania
2012 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Short film festival “Vilnius Shorts”, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Open Air festival LOFTAS’12, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”. Cultural Night, Vilnius Lithuania.
2012 Personal exhibition “Desert expatriates”. Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2012 Personal exhibition “Kosha”, Gallery Krebsen. Kopenhagen. Denmark.
2012 Personal exhibition “Kosha”. Gallery Vartai. Vilnius. Lithuania
2010 Exhibition in Photography festival “Kaunas Photo ‘10”. Dublin 3337. Kuanas. LT.
2010 Exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”. Klaipeda Gallery of Photography. Klaipeda. LT.
2010 Exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”. Vilnius Gallery of Photography. Vilnius. LT.
2009 Personal exhibition series “Haraam - not allowed”. GAMU, Prague, CZ.
2007 Personal exhibition series “Dublin 3337”, FAMU, Prague, CZ.
2006 Personal exhibition series ”Double self-portraits”. FAMU, Prague, CZ.
2004-2005 Dance Photo Exhibition. National Drama Theatre of Lithuania.
2001 Touring exhibition with modern dance project “New Form”, Vilnius, Klaipeda, Kaunas.

Main group exhibitions
2018 Collections. Indie Photography Group Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2016 Susisiekiantys indai. Si:said gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania
2016 Stages (Gytis Skudziinskas, Darius Ziura, Alvydas Lukys, Dainius Liskevicius). A.Moncys Museum, Palanga, Lithuania
2013-2015 Young European Artist Bienal. France, Lithuania, Italy, Netherlands, Germany.
2013 Borderlands II. Street level gallery. Glazgow, Scotland.
2013 Young European Artist Bienal 2013 / 2015, Paris, France.
2013 Young European Artist Bienal 2013 / 2015, KKKC, Klaipeda
2012 Exhibition in Art Fair “ArtVilnius’12”.
2011 “Young Lithuanian Photography”. Ostrava National Theatre, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
2011 “Young Lithuanian Photography” Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia.
2011 “Elswhere" Group exhibition as part of the Symposium “Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture” in Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010 Group Art Exhibition by “En Raat” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2009 Group exhibition “Lithuania without Utopia”. Croatia, Austria, Germany.
2008-2009 Intimate revolt. the collection. Group project and traveling exhibition. Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Turkey, Lithuania, USA.
2007 “Children of the World”. Photo Center, Akropolis, Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda. LT.
2007 JKF (Exhib. of Young Lith. Photographers), Gallery of Lith. Union of Photographers, Vilnius. LT.
2006, 2007 FAMU group exhibition “66”. Velryba Gallery. Prague. CZ.
2004 Theatre photography. FAMU, Praha (Film and TV school, Czech Republic)
2002 Anniversary exhib. of KTU-FOTO studio. FUJI gallery of Lith. Union of Photogr. Kaunas
2001 Exhibition of young photographers “Debute”. Prospektas Gallery, Vilnius
2001 International competition of young photographers “What I would like to save?” (1st place)

Projects, Workshops, Residencies, Grants

2018 “Liebe Oma, Guten Tag! premier. Director together with Jurate Samulionyte
2017 Returning fellow residency program. Instituto Sacatar, Itaparica, Brazilija.
2016 Script writing workshop and presentation at “DocMarket”. DFI, Praha.
2015 “ExOriente” workshop at DFI, Praha.
2015 Expert in Photography and Media study programs at the SKVC
2014 Lithuanian film center grant for a documentary projects "Liebe Oma, Guten Tag!"
2014 Publishing platform "NoRoutine Books". Together with Gytis Skudžinskas
2013 Member of Lithuanian Filma Academy Lietuvos kino akademijos nar?.
2013 Unesco / Aschberg Bursary. Instituto Sacatar. Itaparica. Brazil.
2012 Synchronized video projection “Over Distance”.
Grant for realization of the project from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania.
2011 Mentor in Photography Week in Vilnius Design College, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011 Mentor in photography festival “PhotoPub’11”, Nove mesto, Slovenia.
2010 Grant from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for exhibition “Harram / Not Allowed”.
2009 Seminar “Re-tooling residencies”, Warsaw, Poland.
2008 Grant from Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for exhibition “Intimate revolt. The collection”
2007 Grant from the City of Prague (Czech Republic) for exhibition “Intimate revolt. The collection”
2006,2007 Photographing cruise ship workers on Crystal cruises boat “Crystal Symphony”.
2004-2005 Educational grant of Cultural Ministry of Lithuania for Studies in Prague.
2004,2005 Art director in short films “Once upon the time..”, “Everestas”, dir. J. Samulionyte.
2000 International art workshop in Ivrea (Italy).
1999-2000 Journalist in the student newspaper “SAVAS”.
2002 Member of Lithuanian Photographers Association.
1997-2002 Kaunas University of Technology photography studio.