Eglė Karpavičiūtė. Untitled, 2016 (oil on canvas, 70 x 80 cm). Collection of the Lewben Art Foundation

Eglė Karpavičiūtė (b. 1984) is a painter of the young generation who joined the Lithuanian art scene already as a student of the Vilnius Academy of Arts and has been its active participant ever since. She held several solo exhibitions and participated in dozens of group exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad; her works were exhibited in prestigious art institutions (National Art Gallery and Contemporary Art Centre in Lithuania, KUMU Art Museum in Estonia, Contemporary Art Centre PasquArt in Switzerland, and elsewhere). In 2015 Eglė Karpavičiūtė became the winner of two prestigious art contests: “Premio Combat Prize 2015” and international art competition “Donkey Art Prize”. In 2013, artist received an individual state grant of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2011, painter became a finalist of the prestigious competition “The Sovereign European Art Prize” in Istanbul. The artist is a multiple finalist and winner of the audience prize at the competition “Young Painter’s Prize”.

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