The Last Year Workshops
The School of Calligraphy and Lettering Art named after Professor Algis Kliševičius it is the only one of its kind in Lithuania. The school invited everyone interested in the art of writing, in the subtleties of creating calligraphic exlibris, calligraphy on fabric, to a creative workshop 14-18 of June in Klaipeda.
Two famous calligraphy artists Lidija Skačkauskaitė-Kuklienė, associate professor Vilnius Academy of Arts, and Mindaugas Petrulis calligrapher, bookplate (ex-libris) creator, associate professor Vilnius Academy of Arts, led a creative workshop on the interface between calligraphy and ex-libris EXLIBRIS IN A NEW WAY.
The workshop participants got acquainted with the principal means of expression, the basics of composition, combining the rules of Western calligraphy with the expression of Eastern calligraphy during the workshop. Participants had a great opportunity to create a specific artwork – a font exlibris for the chosen personality, institution, occasion.
Calligrapher professor Vilnius Academy of Arts Zita Inčirauskienė will lead a creative workshop SEARCHING FOR THE LIMITS OF CALLIGRAPHY. DEDICATION TO VYTAUTAS MAČERNIS.
The aim of this creative workshop will be to evalute the uniqueness of the personal manuscript, to introduce the integration of calligraphy into textile art, to perform calligraphic practice on fabric and to create a general installation composition on the theme “Vytautas Mačernis shirts.”
The workshop is free and open to all, regardless of age, gender, education, ability.
The digitized works of the participants of the creative workshops will be exhibited on the website of the School of Calligraphy and Lettering Art: http://www.ink4.art
The initiator of the School of Calligraphy and Lettering Art named after Professor Algis Kliševičius is Art critic Rūta Jakštonienė.
The school operates and is implemented in the activity program of the Lithuanian Artists’ Association Klaipėda branch.