Arunas Mecius

Arunas Mecius, (pronounced as Mechus) born in 1965, 26th of March in Klaipeda city (Lithuania) to Antanas and Zita, attended the 19-th Secondary School in Klaipeda. In 1983-1985 he served... read more Arunas Mecius, (pronounced as Mechus) born in 1965, 26th of March in Klaipeda city (Lithuania) to Antanas and Zita, attended the 19-th Secondary School in Klaipeda. In 1983-1985 he served compulsory term in the Soviet Army. Upon returning from the army, Arunas studied at a fine crafts trade school where he received a decorator degree. He further improved his skills in the field by working at ELFA, at electromechanical plant. In pursuit of higher education, in 1990 Arunas entered the Siauliai Pedagogical Institute (Lithuania). He went on to study at the Vilnius Academy of Arts and graduated from it in 1997 with a Master's degree in fine arts. Presently, Arunas teaches painting and graphics at the Klaipeda Children School of Arts. Arunas has been a member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association since 2002. The Certificate for professional artist number: 1443. Exhibitions 2005 - Personal exhibition "C'est la vie" at the Klaipeda Artist's Club (Lithuania); 2004 - Multi-year international exhibition-project "Baltic Lighthouses-2" in the Kaliningrad Exhibition Hall (Russia); 2004 - Common exhibition at the gallery "Meno sriuba", Vilnius (Lithuania); 2004 - Exhibition-project "Table in a Different Way", Klaipeda gallery (Lithuania); 2004 - Multi-year international exhibition-project "Baltic Lighthouses-2" in the Klaipeda Exhibition Hall (Lithuania); 2004 - Group multi-year exhibition "Three Klaipėda Art Decades" at Pranas Domsaitis gallery of Lithuanian Art Museum (Lithuania); 2004 - Exhibition project "Blue-white" in the Klaipeda Gallery (Lithuania); 2004 - Exhibition-project "Still-life in a Different Way" in the Klaipeda House of Artists (Lithuania); 2004 - Project of the fine arts "Ode to the Flower", Klaipeda gallery (Lithuania); 2003 - The project "I'm a Klaipeda citizen" in Vilnius City "Arkos galerija" (Lithuania); 2003 - The project "An animal in the Art" in Klaipeda City art gallery (Lithuania); 2003 - Group exhibition in "Art DECO gallery", Klaipeda (Lithuania); 2003 - Exhibition-project "Komoda" ("Commode") in Klaipėda Gallery (Lithuania); 2003 - "Lighthouse of Seacoast". Exhibition at Klaipeda gallery (Lithuania); 2003 - International exhibition of aquarelle "Aquarelle – 2003". Arts Exhibition Palace of Klaipeda (Lithuania); 2003 - "Red & Black": project of fine arts. Exhibition at "Klaipeda gallery" (Lithuania); 2003 - Project "Iconography of Blessed Virgin Mary in the Art". Exhibition "Modern Madonna", Picture Gallery of Klaipeda (Lithuania); 2002 - Group exhibition of Klaipėda artists, dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of Klaipėda Artist Union at the Art Exhibition Hall of Klaipėda City (Lithuania); 2002 - Personal exhibition at the Klaipeda Artist's Club (Lithuania); 2002 - Group exhibition in Barcelona "Grupo Batic Art" gallery (Spain); 2002 - The project "Commode" in Klaipeda City Artists’ Union Gallery (Lithuania); 2001 - Presentation of children's book "Once Upon a Time" by S.Poskus with illustrations by A.Mecius; 2001 - "Under the Sign of Hopeful Wanderings", a group exhibition in Klaipeda Photographers’ Union Gallery (Lithuania); 2001 - Group exhibition in Herning Museum (Denmark); 2001 - Group exhibition in Klaipeda City Artists’ Union Gallery (Lithuania); 2000 - Personal exhibition at the Klaipeda Artist's Club (Lithuania); 2000 - Personal exhibition of graphic works in the Klaipeda City Library (Lithuania); 2000 - "Christmas Exhibition of Miniatures" in Vilnius City "Vartai" (Gates) gallery (Lithuania).

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