Aistė Jakonytė

Education

2013 – 17

BA Fine Art, First-class Honours, Newcastle University

CURRENTLY

1 May 2021 – Currently

Prize Exhibition, The Virtual Art Fair (Fifth Edition), online

29 January 2021 - Currently

Surface Gallery, The Virtual Art Fair (Fourth Edition), online

27 April 2021 - Currently

TUFF LUCK GALLERY, Online open call, online

Group Exhibitions

21 Jan – 23 Jan 2022

Made in Lockdown, Peterborough Cathedral

11-21 November 2021

The ING Discerning Eye 2021 Exhibition, The Mall Galleries, London

24th July – 28 August 2021

Cupola 30, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

4 September 2020 – 1 April 2021

Inform Gallery, The Virtual Art Fair (Third Edition), online

21 June – 12 July 2019

Summer Salon 2019, Islington Arts Factory, London,

21-26 June 2017

Newcastle Degree Show, Hoxton Arches, London

3-17 June 2017

Newcastle Degree Show, Newcastle University

23 March – 1 April 2017

Fancy a Cuppa?, Vane Gallery, Newcastle

11 February – 2 March 2017

Ladies who Lunch Paint, The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle

13 December 2016

The Parade, Newcastle University

6-9 December 2016

Interim, Life Room, Newcastle University

26 May 2016

Macramé Cod, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle

28-29 April 2016

ANEW EXHIBITION, The NewBridge Project, Newcastle

8 May 2015

Phantasma, World Headquarters, Newcastle

13-22 February 2015

Echoes of Eco 2015, Winter Theater, Sochi, Russia

6-8 January 2015

ImageTimeMotion, FishBowl Space, Newcastle University

2014

Handle With Care, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle

October 2013

Metamorphosis, XL Gallery, Newcastle

Awards

2017

Holy Biscuit Student Open Call

2017

Bartlett Off-site Project funding

2016

Alumni Association Student Initiative funding

Publications

1 March 2021

Featured artist, issue #50 of Penny Thoughts, final publication by Snitch Publishes, printed and online

18-24 January 2021

Featured artist, issue #44 of Penny Thoughts, weekly publication by Snitch Publishes, online

Other

November 2017 – March 2018

Artist in residence, METAL, Peterborough

June 2016 – August 2017

Social media coordinator, Art in the Heart, Peterborough and remote

September 2016 – April 2017

Student artist, Newcastle City Arts Residency

2013 – 2014

Fine Art Course Representative, Newcastle University

2011 – 2012

Creative Assistant, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery