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Juozas Adomonis

Ortostates. 1999 Ortostates. 1999

Born in 1932. He graduated from the Vilnius Fine Arts Academy in 1957. He has participated in numerous exhibitions and symposiums in Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jugoslavia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, and the USA and also has arranged a number of solo ehxibitions since 1957. The artist has won numerous prestigious awards such as Officer Cross of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Order (2002), Arts Award of the Lithuanian Government (2004). He is nown for compilation of several albums and catalogues, also as the author of the books: „From Point to Synthesis“ and “Ceramic Art” and several manuals on applied arts. He created art pieces for interior and exterior of public buildings. From 1976 to 2000 he was a Head of Ceramics Department at the Vilnius Fine Arts Academy (Professor since 1984).
The artist was a participant of the symposium in 1999.