Thursday, September 23, 2010

Milkin' It : Rolandas Kiaulevicius at LBGE

Imagination and creativity reign in a new children's illustration exhibition inspired by the fun and fantastic mind of Rolandas Kiaulevicius, on show at LBGE from Oct 14 - Nov 15th. The artist will read from his recently published book, "Zoolidays", and will demonstrate his cartoon-style illustrations at an opening reception and activities workshop on Sunday, october 17th from 2-4pm. Families and children of all ages are invtied to attend.

Born in Lithuania, illustrator, author, folk dancer and fashion designer, Rolandas Kiaulevicius travelled the world before immigrating to the United States in 2001 to further his education and passion for art. Kiaulevicius has a BFA in Art Education from Pedagogical University, Lithuania and an MFA in Illustration from Western Connecticut State University. He currently teaches at Eastern Connecticut State University, New Haven University, Guilford Art Center and Tabor Art School and continues to create paintings, drawings, photography, and sculpture. Kiaulevicius says, "Art for me is a powerful and mysterious companion." His recent exhibition will focus on the theme of cartoon animals and music, with vibrant color, pattern and humor in mind.

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