– I joined PROTON, an alliance of positively charged
professionals whose aim is to work with businesses by devising
and executing marketing, advertising and branding strategies.
Working in tandem with the people who have different expertise
can bring an extraordinary results and our aim is just that.
Once again, the wine label for Pinot
Noir, designed by me for Hart's Desire Wines, wins first
place, this time at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair, California’s
largest regional wine competition.
– The Orange County Fair competition has become the
largest and most renowned judging of California wines in the
world. My long-standing client Hart's Desire Wine labels have
been awarded 1st place in the Thematic Series category. I
am so proud and happy for my client and for myself to achieve
such professional recognition.
My show Entropy was displayed
in three cities in Lithuania. First, in the coastal city of
Klaipeda, at the Parko Gallery; afterwards in Sauliai “Zanavyku
Krasto” museum; and lastly in the city of Jurbarkas
at the “Jurbarko Krasto” museum. I was fortunate
to experience a warm welcome in all of those places. People
were very curious regarding my technique, wondering how I
achieved the look of painting with photography. The answer
– Finally! My new solo show called Entropy
was opened on December 10th, at Arkos Galerija in Vilnius,
Lithuania. It took me longer then I expected to get ready
for it, but after multiple delays, I did it. The show went
well, and the opening night was very crowded. People where
genuinely curious about the unusual technique of my work.
I had a couple of positive reviews in the Lithuanian magazines
and gave a few interviews for the television.
– I have finished new series of artwork called Playing
with the Old Masters. It took me two years of research to
create the artwork. Essentially it's a digital collage, but
I call it Graphica in Silico. This series and other most recent
work was on display at the show in Riga,
Latvia, and another show in Vilnius,
– I submitted a series of works called Playing
with Old Masters to Communication Arts for their Illustration
Annual (the American art community's holy grail). My work
earned an award of excellence and I was thrilled to be joining
that year's ranks of America’s best illustrators.
After traveling to many countries and shooting many photos
of walls, windows and doors, I had an exhibit in Vilnius,
Lithuania, called “The Hole
in the Wall Show.” It was my first photography show,
an exploration of the world through the lens of a photo camera.