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Justin Krasuckas – an artist biography

Justin Krasuckas is youngest generation Northern Europe (Lithuanian) artist working in portraiture, figurative and landscape genres. His main inspiration to art comes from wild, mysterious, melancholic nature same with people, cinema and music.

Plein air painting with my students.

Krasuckas is using realistic approach learned from old masters when he studied in Florence Academy of Art in Italy. He uses this technique to create interesting narrative stories. Mostly his art are based in two mediums – oil painting and etching.
Now almost decade he is painting portrait commissions for private clients, also participating in local and international exhibitions, competitions and going to annual pleinairs.

In recent time Krasuckas is teaching classical portrait drawing and painting course in his co-founded “Classical Realist Atelier” art school in Lithuania. Also, lecturing in Vilnius Art Academy as drawing and painting teacher.

Teaching


2017 – now Vilnius Academy of Art. Lecturer. Kaunas / Lithuania
2018 – now Vilnius Academy of Art. Evening drawing class. Kaunas / Lithuania
2017 – now Classical Realist Atelier. Kaunas / Lithuania
2012 – 2015 Private studio teaching. Vilnius / Lithuania

Education

2015-2017 – Vilnius Art Academy, Kaunas faculty. Painting. Master’s degree. Kaunas / Lithuania
2014 summer – Florence Academy of Art. Figure painting workshop. Florence / Italy
2008 -2012 Vytautas Magnus University. Art critisicm. Bachelor‘s degree. Kaunas / Lithuania

Exhibitions

2021 Personal exhibition. “Calmness” Savickas gallery. Vilnius.

2021 Group exhibition. Art Academy exhibition. VDA gallery. Kaunas

2020 Duo exhibition. “Me, myself and I”. Art es mundus gallery. Kaunas

2020 Personal exhibition. “Nature”. Kaunas culture centre. Kaunas.

2019 Personal exhibition. “Nature”. Savickas gallery. Vilnius

2018 Personal exhibition. American canyons. Utena Miskiniai library gallery. Utena
2018 Group exhibition. JuozasArt gallery. Vilnius
2018 Personal exhibition “Landscapes”. Utena Miskiniai library gallery. Utena
2018 Personal exhibition “Searching stories from the past”. Utena art gallery. Utena
2017 Utena culture museum artists show Utena
2017 Plein air painting exhibition. Niūronys, Anykščiai
2017 Personal exhibition “Portraits”. Skizze gallery. Vilnius
2017 Personal exhibition “Persona / Natura”. Utena art gallery. Utena
2016 Utena culture museum artists show. Utena
2016 Exposition in Lithuania Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Vilnius
2016 Personal exhibition “Persona”. Savickas gallery. Vilnius Photos / Text / TV video
2016 Selfportraits exhibition. Pilies gallery. Vilnius
2015 Plein air painting exhibition. Niūronys, Anykščiai
2015 Some paintings are in Pilies gallery. Vilnius
2014 Utena culture museum artists show. Utena
2014 Art Collective “1390” exhibition, Art Academy, Kaunas.
2014 Utena Art Center opening exhibition. Utena
2014 Portraits exhibition. ISM university. Kaunas
2013 Young artists exhibition “[seansas]”. Fluxus Ministerija. Kaunas
2012 “First impression” exhibition by artists collective “Burning Pencils” Anykščiai culture center, Anykščiai
2011 Young professional artists from Utena, Dusetos art gallery, Zarasai
2011 Young professional artists from Utena, Utena art gallery, Utena
2009 Portraits, VDU 101 art gallery, Kaunas