Vytautas Kumza

ARTISTS
  • Half Empty Half Full #12, Hahnemühle print mounted on dibond, clay, 55x44, 2019

  • Half empty half full #13, Hahnemühle print mounted on dibond, clay, 55x40, 2019

  • Half Empty Half Full #2, Hahnemühle print mounted on dibond, clay, 55x40, 2019

  • Half empty half full #1, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half empty half full #8, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #15, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #10, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #3, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #5, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half Empty Half Full #6, Hahnemühle print mounted on dibond, clay, 55x40, 2019

  • Half Empty Half Full #16, Hahnemühle print mounted on dibond, clay, 55x40, 2019

  • Half empty half full #4, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #7, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half empty half full #9, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half empty half full #11, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half empty half full #18, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 65x50, 2019

  • Half empty half full #14, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

  • Half empty half full #17, Hahnemühle print mounted on glass, silicone, 29x19, 2019

Description

Vytautas Kumza (b. 1992) is Lithuanian-born, Amsterdam-based photographer of the younger generation. In 2017 he graduated in Fine-art photography from Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. He has held several solo shows in Lithuania and Netherlands,...

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ARTIST BIO

  • Education
  • Awards
  • Solo shows
  • Group shows

Education

  • 2014-2017 Gerrit Rietveld Academy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (BA Fine Arts – Photography)
  • 2014 Royal Academy of Arts (KABK). The Hague, The Netherlands (Erasmus programme Photography)
  • 2011-2014 Vilnius College of Design. Vilnius, Lithuania (BA Applied Photography)

Prizes and scholarships

  • 2021 Mondriaan Fonds Grant
  • 2020 Lithuanian Council for Culture Stipendium
  • 2019 Winner of Sybren Hellinga Kunstprijs
  • 2019 Grant from Lithuanian Council for Culture
  • 2018 Nominee for Rabobank Dutch National Photographic prize
  • 2018 Nominee for Riga Photography Biennial award
  • 2017 Nominee for StartPoint Prize
  • 2017 Winner of Ron Mandos Photo Talent Award
  • 2017 Winner of HvA photographer in Residence award
  • 2016 Nominee for European Photography Prize

Solo exhibitions

  • 2021 June-July. Shifting Presence, Prospekto Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2020 March. Half Empty, Half full, The Rooster Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2019 Half empty, half full, Museum Villa Mondriaan. Winterswijk, The Netherlands.
  • 2018 Desire and destruction, Wibauthuis. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (HvA commisioned permanent installation)
  • 2016 Trust it, use it, prove it, si:said gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Exhibitions

  • 2021 September. The Rooster Gallery at FOTO TALLINN, Tallinn, Estonia
  • 2021 August. The Fountain Show at SUNDY Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  • 2021 August. The Rooster Gallery at Enter Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2021 August. Uncoverings, MoPS Museum of Photography, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2021 July. Coherencies, Il Rivellino (LdV Art Gallery), Locarno, Switzerland
  • 2021 Prospects, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2021 Lost Time, Odesa Photo Days, Odesa, Ukraine
  • 2020 December. Openings, “Skalvija” cinema centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2020 Nieuwe Ruimte(s), Holland House Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2020 Lost Time, Mala Gallery, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 2020 September. The Rooster Gallery at the ArtVilnius 2020, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2019 Sybren Hellinga Art Prize 2019 at Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands
  • 2019 Eyes on Robert at Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2019 Smeared States at MaMA. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2019 Fotofestival Naarden 2019, Naarden, The Netherlands
  • 2019 Material world, Show Off, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018 Dead Darlings auction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018 Rabobank Dutch Photographic Portrait Talent 2018, Rabobank HQ, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2018 Binary / Non-Binary, Geste. Paris, France
  • 2018 3Dvs2D, Prospekto gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2018 UNFAIR 2018, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018 STARTPOINT PRIZE 2017 SELECTION, Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018 UNFAIR x Christie’s Fundraiser Auction, Arti et Amicitiae. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018 ART ROTTERDAM represented by Young Blood Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018-2017 Young & Promising, Villa Mondriaan. Winterswijk, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Party of Ruin, NEST, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Bougie Art Foundation 2017, CBK. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Nieuwe Oogst 2017, Galerie Bart, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017 STARTPOINT PRIZE 2017, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2017 UNSEEN Photography fair represented by Ron Mandos gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Nieuwe Oogst 2017, Galerie Bart, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Outside the Wall, Nida Art Colony, Nida, Lithuania
  • 2017 Best of Graduates 2017, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017 Graduation show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017 In the place who likes it in your face at Eighteen 29, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016-2017 Antik, HGB Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2016 European Photography Award, Fondazione Fotografia, Modena, Italy
  • 2016 Again, anew, afresh, anon & once more, Punt WG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016 Again, anew, afresh, anon & once more at Studio 47, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016 Immersionsgehege at Kunstverein, Siegen, Germany
  • 2015 Guerilla show, Vrysodepseio / Tannery, Athens, Greece
  • 2015 Happy Sad, UNSEEN festival at Prinsengrachtziekenhuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015 What if we discovered something? Amstel park (Glass pavilion), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015 // lines, gallery ‘Meno forma’, Kaunas, Lithuania