• Vytautas Kumža
  • 1992, Lithuania [lives and works in Amsterdam]vytautaskumza.com
  • Education
    2014 – 2017, Gerrit Rietveld Academy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    2014, Royal Academy of Arts (KABK). The Hague, The Netherlands
    2011 – 2014, Vilnius College of Design. Vilnius, Lithuania
    Solo Exhibitions
    2021, Shifting presence, Prospekto Gallery. Vilnius, Lithuania
    2020, 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
    2016, Trust it, use it, prove it, si:said gallery. Klaipeda, Lithuania
    Group Exhibitions
    2022, Upcoming UNFAIR at Gashouder. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    2022, Upcoming Art Rotterdam (Martin van Zomeren). Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    2022, On view Art Dubai (The Rooster Gallery). Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    2022, Hypernuit at Martin van Zomeren. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    2021, Uncoverings at MoPS The Museum of Photography. Seoul, South Korea
    2021, ArtVilnius'21 (The Rooster Gallery). Vilnius, Lithuania
    2021, The Fountain Show II at SUNDY Gallery. London, United Kingdom
    2021, Foto Tallinn (The Rooster Gallery). Tallinn, Estonia
    2021, ENTER Art Fair (The Rooster Gallery). Copenhagen, Denmark
    2021, Prospects at Art Rotterdam. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    2021, Lost Time at Odessa Photo Days. Odesa, Ukraine
    2020, Openings at The Rooster Gallery x Skalvija. Vilnius, Lithuania
    2020, Nieuwe Ruimte(s) at Holland House Brussels. Brussels, Belgium
    2020, Lost Time at Mala Gallery, Mystetskyi Arsenal. Kyiv, Ukraine
    2020, ArtVilnius'20 (The Rooster Gallery). 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
    2017 – 2018, 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 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, 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, 2015 What if we discovered something? Amstel park (Glass pavilion). Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    2015, Lines, gallery ‘Meno forma’. Kaunas, Lithuania
    Prizes and Scholarships
    2022, Nominated for NN Art Award
    2021, Mondriaan Fonds Grant
    2020, Lithuanian Council for Culture Stipendium
    2019, Winner of Sybren Hellinga Kunstprijs
    2019, Mondriaan Fonds Emerging Artist Stipendium
    2019, Lithuanian Council for Culture Stipendium
    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
    Press
    Article at Bird in Flight (RU)
    Feature at EEP Berlin (EN)
    Interview at 370 (LT)
    Review at Literatura ir menas (LT)
    Interview at LRT (LT)
    Interview at Paper Journal (EN)
    Interview at Echo Gone Wrong (EN)
    Interview at Artnews.lt (LT)
    Artist-feature at Der Greif (EN)
    Review at Hard//hoofd (NL)
    Review at NRC (NL)
    Works in Collections
    LAM Museum (NL)
    Lewben Art Foundation (LT)
    KPMG collection (NL)
    SEB bank (LT)
    Various private collections