Resume

Virginija Ligeikienė

Work history
2007- 2016 Kaunas County library (Lithuania)
Document (bookbinding) restorer

2005 – 2006 Self-employed
Leather artist, bookbinder

2003 – 2004 Women refresher center in Panevezys
Leather craft course instructress

1997 – 2003 LTD ‘Kedainiai Dailieji Amatai’
Chief artist

1992 – 1995 Kedainiai Art School
Art teacher

1988 – 1992 Kaunas Art Center
Leather art designer, bookbinder

1983 – 1988 Vilnius Art Center
Leather art designer, bookbinder

Education

2003 – 2005 MA Art Critic Masters degree,
Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania.
Studied protection of culture heritage and Art history. Emphasis in old Lithuanian bookbinding in European context.

1976 – 1982 BA Leather art & bookbinding,
Applied Art department, Tallinn, Estonia.
Studied leather art design, bookbinding

Exibitions :

Personal Exhibitions
1995, 1996 Kedainiai, Lithuania
1996 Etten-Leur, Holland
1997 Falkenberg Bibliotek, Sweden
2003 Moletai, Lithuania

2013 A. Mickevicius library, Vilnius, Lithuania

Nation Wide Exhibitions:
1982, 1991 Kaunas, Lithuania
1984, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2000 Vilnius, Lithuania
1992, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2000 Kedainiai, Lithuania

International Exhibitions:
1986 “Junior Trienal” Jurmala, Latvia
1995 “1+21” Tallinn, Estonia
2003 The 13th Japan International Leather Art Forum 2003, Tokyo, Japan
2007 -2012 Edinburg library, Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition

2014 Baltic Book Art Biennale

Symposiums
International Bookbinding Symposiums in Tallinn, Estonia –1995, 2005
International Bookbinding Symposiums in Vilnius, Lithuania -1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004,2010

Membership
Lithuanian Artists Association member

Member of Vilnius Bookbinders Guild

Awards
1995 Diplom-Exibition ‘1+21’ Talinn;
2004 Diplom-International leather art exibition ‘1+21’ Keila Nacional museum, Estonia
2005 Kaunas city award.

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