Sigitas Baltramaitis

 

was born Nov. 4, 1956 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Studied at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Department of Architecture.

Member of National Association of Lithuanian Fine Art Photographers since 1982.

Member of Fine Art Board at National Association of Lithuanian Fine Art Photographers, 1987-1989.

 

Work experience

 

2008-present         Owner of personal business, Tawern, Germany

1989-present          Free-lance photographer

1998-1999            “Photo Studio 72”, manager-photographer, Manhattan, NYC, USA

1998                      “Fromex”, portrait studio photographer, Manhattan, NYC, USA

1987-1989              Union of Lithuanian Art Photographers, executive secretary of Vilnius

photographers, Vilnius, Lithuania

1982-1987             “Sigma” computer plant , graphic-designer, photographer, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

One man shows

 

1993                       “Bild Photogalerie”, Aarau, Switzerland

1993                       “Stiftung Kunsterhaus”, Boswil, Switzerland

2001                       Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

2012                       Marija and Jurgis Šlapeliai house-museum, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013                       European Parliament, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

2013                       European Commission, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

2014                       Vilnius photographic gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015                       Marija and Jurgis Šlapeliai house-museum, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015                       “Ramybės” gallery, Palanga, Lithuania

 

Body of work

 

1983-1990             “Vilnius old town and its residents”

1989                       “Pilgrimage across Lithuania”

1993                       “Illusions”

1997                       “Realm of dreams”

1998                       “Kaleidoscope of New York City”

2000                       “Colors of India”

2005                       “Landscape of Spain”

2005-2010             “Landscape of Brittany”

2005-2012             “Regions of Italy”

2010                       “Landscape of Iceland”

2013-2014             “Panoramas of Fellerich”

 

Group exhibitions

 

1982            “Ruzenberok”, International Art Photo Salon, Czechoslovakia

1986            “Photo Debut-86” Photogallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

1986            “Man and his aspirations” 10 th. International Art Photo Salon, Katowice, Poland

1986            “IFO-Scan Baltic” 17 th. International by Baltic Sea Photography, Germany

1986            “Young Baltic Photographers” Kaunas, Lithuania

1987            “Young Lithuanian Photographers” Gallery of USSR Photojournalists, Moscow

1988            “IFO-Scan Baltic” 18 th. International by Baltic Sea Photography, Germany

1988            “Young Baltic Photographers” Tallinn, Estonia

1988            “Young Lithuanian Photographers” Palace of Lithuanian Artists, Vilnius, Lithuania

1989            “Contemporary Baltic Art” New Art Forms Gallery, Chicago, USA

1989            “Young Lithuanian Photographers” Saint-Petersburg, USSR

1991            “Lithuania’s Fine Art Photography” Art Museum, Bornholm, Denmark

1996            “Sommersurium” Photo Forum, Zurich, Switzerland

2014             3 rd. Lithuanian Contemporary Art Quadriennale, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Organizing exhibitions

 

1987            “Young Lithuanian Photographers” Gallery of USSR Photojournalists, Moscow, USSR

1988            “Vilnius Photographers” Alumnato kiemas, Vilnius, Lithuania

1988            “Young Baltic Photographers” Tallinn, Estonia

1988            “Young Lithuanian Photographers” Palace of Lithuanian Artists, Vilnius, Lithuania

1989            “Young Lithuanian Photographer” Saint-Petersburg, USSR

 

 

Collections

 

    • Foundation of Lithuanian Fine Art Photographers, Vilnius, Lithuania
    • Baltic Information Center, Wintertur, Switzerland
    • “Bild Photogalerie” Aarau, Switzerland
    • “Stiftung Kunstlerhaus”, Boswil, Switzerland
    • “Photo Forum”, Zurich, Switzerland

 

works are also in private collections in Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Moscow, Copenhagen, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Paris, Grenoble, Bielefield, Berlin, Aarau, Lucerne, Wetzikon, Geneva, Zurich, San-Diego, Mendosino, Portland, Chicago, Boston, Amherst, New York