Alina Melnikova

  • My dream shrimp kiss, oil on canvas, 89x119, 2017

  • One More Look II, oil on canvas, 35x27, 2019

  • Essential Parts I, oil on canvas, 80x60, 2019

  • One More Look I, oil on canvas, 80x60, 2019

  • (De) Lighted, oil on canvas, 65x49, 2019

  • One of the Versions, oil on canvas, 73x54, 2018

  • Focused on Stripes, oil on canvas, 80x60, 2018

  • Map of you, oil on canvas, 70x50, 2017

  • Softness of your skin, oil on canvas, 70x50, 2017

  • Lady Lady, oil on canvas, 90x70, 2017

  • Untitled situation, 35x26, oil on canvas, 2017

  • Lady in a slow motion situation, 100x80, oil on canvas, 2017


Alina Melnikova (b. 1983) has finished her MA-level painting studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2008. The artist had actively contributed to Lithuanian art scene since 2004. She arranged few solo exhibitions in Lithuania and Austria, as well she...

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  • Education
  • Awards
  • Solo shows
  • Group shows


●  2014 Node Center of Curatorial Studies, Curatorial course for artists ‘Expanding Exhibitions: Innovative Approaches to Curating’, Berlin (Germany)

●  2008 Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, M. A. in Easel Painting, Vilnius (Lithuania)

●  2005 Universidad de Miguel Hernández de Elche, Erasmus semester: Painting, installation and video, Altea (Spain)

●  1996 – 2001 J. Vienožinskis Art School, Vilnius (Lithuania)


●  2016 Lithuanian Culture Council Scholarship to produce painting series: ‘I Shall Get a Coat of a Color of Your Skin’

●  2012 Lithuanian Cultural Ministry Scholarship, for exhibition Location Condition: Beauty and The Beast, Šv. Jonas str Gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania)

●  2009 Young Painter’s Award in Lithuania, Third Prize: ̈I Shall Get You Anyway ̈ (Aš vis tiek tave pasieksiu)

●  2008 SLEIPNIR – Nordic Council of Ministers scholarship: granted to investigate performance art in Finland

●  2007 SLEIPNIR – Nordic Council of Ministers scholarship: art residency finalized with group exhibition and performance

Solo exhibitions

●  2018 June. Flashlight in the daytime, Vilnius Graphic Art Centre, Vilnius (Lithuania)

●  2016 September. Berliner Liste Contemporary Art Fair – Solo Show , Berlin (Germany)

●  2016 November. ‘Dare or Dear’ , Trivium gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania)

●  2016 September. Berliner Liste Contemporary Art Fair – Solo Show , Berlin (Germany)

●  2012 June. ‘Location Condition: Beauty and The Beast’, Šv. Jonas str Gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania)

●  2005 April. ‘Stories in Raum 35’, Gallery Raum 35, Vienna (Austria)


  • 2018 June, The Big Moving Picture, The Rooster gallery at International art fair ArtVilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2018 March. In the time of coil spring, Lewben Art Foundation, M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • 2018 March. The Big Picture, The Rooster gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2018 April. Fresh Paint international art fair, The Rooster Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2017 October. International art fair YIA Paris #8, The Rooster gallery, Carreau du Teple, Paris, France
  • 2015 December. Group Exhibition, Gallery La Place, Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2013 May. ‘From Dusk to Dawn, 20 years of LGBT in Lithuania’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2012 July. ‘Lithuanian Art: 18 exhibitions’, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • 2011October.ContemporaryBalticYoungArtists‘Baltikum:TidesofChange’, HangArt7, Salzburg (Austria)
  • 2010 August. ‘Inside of You/ Outside of Me/Inside of You’, Gallery 11 Line, Potsdam (Germany)
  • 2009 October. ‘New Prospect’ , V artai Gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • 2009 November. ‘Turbulence’, Vilnius City Hall, Vilnius (Lithaunia)
  • 2008 September. ‘PasiJos – Kaunas In Art: Contexts ’– Contemporary Art Festival, Architect ́s House Gallery, Kaunas (Lithuania)
  • 2008 September. ‘Elephant Bullet’, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn (Estonia)
  • 2008 August . Performance, at Perfo! Club, Tampere (Finland)
  • 2008 July. Painting exhibition ‘Carmine’, Tulips & Roses Gallery, Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • 2007 June. Contemporary Lithuanian Art Exhibition ‘ANEW’, Municipal Gallery bwa, Bydgoszcz (Poland)
  • 2007 October. ‘Familiar painting’, Former Printing House, Vilnius (Lithuania), Katowice (Poland)
  • 2007 July. Performance at Tojala’s Performance Festival, Tojala (Finland)

Additional info

● Since January 2013 – a member of Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Asociacion