photographer/ designer/ artist

- birth
kaunas, lithuania

- education
2017-2020 PhD student of Art Communication at J. E. Purkyně University (UJEP), Czech Republic
2011-2013 faculty of art and design, master’s degree of photography (Hons) at J. E. Purkyně University (UJEP), Czech Republic
2009-2010 faculty of fine arts, bachelor's degree of graphic design at Anadolu University, Turkey
2007-2010 Justinas Vienozinskis art faculty, bachelor’s degree of graphic design at Kaunas College, Lithuania

- professional experience
2018-present: photographer of Forum2000 in Prague, CZ.
2017-present: photographer of One World Film Festival in Prague, CZ.
2016 guest lecturer of art directing for films at Prague Film School
2015-present: freelance photo-journalist 
2012-present: photographer/ designer of Iranian Film Festival in Prague, CZ
2011-present: photographer/ designer/ art-director at Prague Film School, CZ.
2014-2015: co-curator/ co-director of MadeCorrections, London, UK.
2014 march-september: freelance artist at Not Shut Up, London, UK.
2014 march-september: senior graphic designer at OllyStudio, London, UK.
2012-2015: photographer/ designer of Embassy of Lithuania in Prague.

- exhibitions
2018 solo exhibition "To je Litva" at Lucerna, Prague, CZ.
2018 solo exhibition "Hope From the Ashes: Tales from Afghanistan. Kaunas, LT
2017 solo exhibition "Colors of Afghanistan" at Langhans Gallery, Prague, CZ.
2015 group exhibition "Debiutas'14" at Prospekto Photography Gallery, Vilnius, LT
2014 solo exhibition "Out of Your Skin" at Brick Lane Monty's lounge, London, UK.
2014 curator of Donatas Stankevicius and MadeCorrection exhibition in collaboration with Not Shut Up (Matthew Meadows and Marek Kazmerski) at Garden Court Chambers, London, UK.
2014 solo exhibition "42minutes doing nothing important at all" at TheThingsWeLove, London, UK.  
2013: exhibition of Prague Fashion Weekend and ELLE fashion photo award finalists at Stencuv Dum, Prague. 
2013: "Neighbours" photo exhibition at SUPERMARKET WC, Karlovy Vary, CZ
2013: "I-N-T-I-M-A-C-Y" book's presentation and photo exhibition at Galerie Emila Filly, Usti nad Labam, CZ
2012: "Univerzita Predlice" photo exhibition at Prague National Gallery, Prague, CZ
2012: "Lost in time" photo exhibition at Rampa Gallery, Usti nad Labem, CZ
2011: "A fragment" photo exhibition at Rampa Gallery, Usti nad Labem, CZ
2010: "Through closed toes try to open your eyes" ECO posters exhibition at Freedom Avenue, Kaunas, Lithuania and at BLC (Business Leader Centre), Kaunas, Lithuania  
2010: "Millennium of Lithuanian’s name" poster series exhibition at Justinas Vienozinskis art faculty, Kaunas, Lithuania
2009: Handmade books exhibition at Siauliu University, Siauliai, Lithuania

- film production [art director]
2015 fairytale "Mother Mary" 
2013 Short film "Footnote" 
2013 Short film "The Ornithologist"
2013 Short film “The Casting”
2012 Short film “Family”
2012 Kids TV show “Tag”
2012 Music video for Swedish artist Rikard de Bruin
2012 Short film “Jaro”
2012 Short film “Sofia”

- awards & publications
2014 finalist of Lithuanian Photo Competition Debiutas'14 and presented as a new generation Lithuanian photographer.  
2014 images from photo series "Out of Your Skin" included to the Lithuanian Photography book'14.
2014 "I-N-T-I-M-A-C-Y" book was short-listed for International Art Book Award'14. 
2013 finalist of CheckCzech photo competition, Prague, CZ.
2013 finalist of Prague Fashion Weekend and ELLE competition of fashion photo award, Prague, CZ.
2013 first personal photo book "I-N-T-I-M-A-C-Y", Prague, CZ.
2013 photo series "Mist" selected for the "Moravska Treba" Photo Festival in CZ.
2013 photo series "Lost in Time" included to photo book "Universite Predlice"
2012 works selected for "Transgender Me" exhibition at DOX, Prague, CZ

- skills
adobe indesign, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe lightroom

- work equipment 
Cannon 5D Mark II
Cannon F-1 1982
Exa IA 1964 
Nikon F-601

- clients
Alexander Mc Queen
Alo Artist
Bohemian Productions
Chris Wilson (writer/painter)
Česka Prace
Diego Fandos film director
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in London
Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Prague
Iranian Film Festival
Jeden Svet International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
Kaveh Daneshmand film director
Nick Walker
NotShutUp magazine
Pozzoni Architects
Prague Fashion Weekend'13
Prague Film School 
Prague Film & Theatre Centre
Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Regio Partner
Seversky Filmovy Klub
Saatchi Saatchi Gallery
The LAB - a Media Production Company
The Guardian 

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