Egle Jauncems Lithuanian, b. 1984

Overview

Egle Jauncems (b. 1984, Lithuania) currently works and lives in London. Prior to beginning her first BA degree in Sinology at Vilnius University she was closely involved in the alternative music scene in Vilnius as a recording and performing artist. After spending almost 4 years exploring and living in the Far East, Egle moved back to Europe where she gained her second BA degree from Chelsea College of Arts in 2013. In 2017 Egle completed her MA degree in painting at the Royal College of Art. Recent shows include Dausuva, Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuanian, Vilnius (2017), Cybernetic Meadow, Averard Hotel, London (2016), Demimonde, Amberwood House, London (2015), Khobz, Marrakesh Biennial (2014). In 2015 Egle was awarded the David Hockney Art Foundation Scholarship.

Works
Biography

Born 1984 in Vilnius, Lithuania

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

 

EDUCATION/RESIDENCIES 

2015– 2017

Royal College of Art, MA, Painting

2015 February

The Association of Icelandic Visual Arts, SIM, Reykjavik 

2014 February 

Mint Collective at Riad Biba, Marrakesh  

2010– 2013              

Chelsea College of Art and Design, BA

2006– 2007              

National Taiwan University
2004– 2008              

Vilnius University, BA, Sinology

 

Selected solo Exhibitions

2018

‘GOLOSO’, Averard Hotel, Slate Projects, London, United Kingdom

‘Laesae Majestatis’, Siegfried Contemporary, Saanen, CH

2017

‘Malnutrition’, Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

SELECTED Group EXHIBITIONS

2020
‘Re-Enchanted Matter’, APT Gallery, curated by HotDesque, London
‘The Green Fuse, Frestonian Gallery, London

2019
‘Tailbone’, The Artesian Well, curated by Neena Percy and Elizabeth Drury, London

2018
‘Something Common in the Universe but Rare on Earth’, Iñigo Art, London

2017
ArtWorks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, selected by Florence Peake and Tai Shani, London
RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London
Creekside Open, selected by Jordan Baseman and Alison Wilding, A.P.T Gallery, London
‘Dausuva’, Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania, curated by Monika Lipsic and Morta Griskeviciute, Vilnius, Lithuania
‘Opening RIDE’, Carousel, curator Elisabeth del Prete, London, United Kingdom

2016
‘Imagine if That Said’, Safehouse, Maverick Projects, Spleen, London, United Kingdom
RCA Secret, Kensington RCA, London, United Kingdom
Study of a Young Man Looking at the Sea’, The Averard Hotel, Slate Projects, London, United Kingdom
RCA Work in Progress Show, London, United Kingdom

2015
‘Orange Peel’, SIM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland
‘Demimonde’, Amberwood House, Slate Projects, London, United Kingdom
‘9 Gyvenimai’, Kalnas Gallery, Uzupis Art Incubator, curator Vaida Stepanovaite, Vilnius, Lithuania

2014
Multiplied 2014, London Print Studio, Christie’s, London, United Kingdom
‘Reproduction Failure’, Slate Projects at ‘Maybe A Vole Gallery’, London, United Kingdom
‘Khobz’ a collaborative installation piece with Necole Schmitz at L’Blassa, Marrakesh Biennale, Marrakesh

2013
‘Point of View’, Oslo House, Vilnius, Lithuania
Young Textile Art Triennial 2013, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland

 

AWARDS

2017 

TCO X OUTSET Studio Makers Prize shortlisted artist  

Valerie Beston Prize shortlisted artist  

 2015    

David Hockney Art Foundation Scholarship 2015/17 

Basil Alkazzi Award shortlisted artist  

 2012   

Winner of ‘The Otherworldly’, H&M and Chelsea College of Art and Design 

Exhibitions
Bibliography

2020
‘Re-Encahnted Matter’, editors Neena Percy and Elizabeth Drury, exhibition catalogue

2019
‘#30. New Lithuanian Painting’, editor Birtue Penkunaite, published by artseria.

2018
Untitled (Lemon Judgement)…, 2018 Dustin Ericksen – Performance Documentation, for ‘Goloso’, https://vimeo.com/289672045
Durys Atsidaro, LRT, https://www.lrt.lt/mediateka/irasas/1013683440/durys-atsidaro-2018-01-21, 21st January.

2017
Artnews.lt, Alberta Vengryte, ‘„Pavojinga mityba“ galia, cukrumi ir reprezentacijomis. Pokalbis su Egle Jauncems’/'”Malnutrition” with Power, Sugar and Representations. Interview with Egle Jauncems”‘, http://artnews.lt/pavojinga-mityba-galia-cukrumi-ir-reprezentacijomis-pokalbis-su-egle-jauncems-45407, 25th December.
Marina Ribera, ‘In the Studio with Egle Jauncems’, https://www.inigoart.com/in-the-studio-with-egle-jauncems/, 8th December
#VIENNALOVE | Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen,https://viennacontemporarymag.com/2017/04/21/viennalove-elmerice-habsburg-lothringen/, 21st April
‘Echo Gone Wrong’, Photo review ‘Opening Ride’, 20th February

2015
‘Hockney Awards Student £40,000’, Sunday Times, 15th November
‘Financial Times’, Art Critics Choice, ‘Portrait of an Old Man, A Study of Antoine Paris’ in ‘Demimonde’, reviewed by Jackie Wullschlager, 16th January

2014
‘Cerco un Eequilibrio fra Razionale e Irrazionale’, Interview with Francesco Letto for ‘Sella Nova’, 11th September
Egle Jauncems at the ‘Sunday Salon’ of ‘Oakley Road Project Space’ review by Juste Kostikovaite for ‘Echo Gone Wrong’, 13th January