Teklė Ūla Pužauskitė is a female illustrator / artist / graphic and textile designer based in Vilnius, Lithuania. The general aesthetic of her work reflects a personal experience and real life events from the perspective of a women. Tekle‘s work is influenced by dreams, magic, mythology, death, anxiety, depression, self love, classic paintings, feminism and just simple casual life. She creates illustrations using patterns and similar colors tones.



Please feel free to contact me for a commission, a collaboration or other questions > > > tekleula@gmail.com

Education

  • 2011 Graduated Uzupis Gymnasium of Vilnius
  • 2015 finished studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts and got Textile bachelor degree
  • 2017 Became a member of the Lithuanian Artists’ Union

Exhibitions

  • 2012 Participation in the Festival of Audiovisual Poetry with an author’s hand-made book (Clear, 2012), Exhibition Hall of Titanic, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2012 Participation in the joint project “Baltic Fashion and Textile”, Lithuanian Exhibition And Congress Centre Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2013 VIII International Biennial of Textile Miniatures THOUGHTS – THAT IS…, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2014 International exhibition “Stop: Vilnius”, Exhibition Hall of Titanic, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2014 THE VI BIENNIAL OF LITHUANIAN TEXTILE ART “TEXTILE X”, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2014 THE VI BIENNIAL OF LITHUANIAN TEXTILE ART “TEXTILE X”, Janina Monkute – Marks Museum Gallery, Kedainiai, Lithuania
  • 2014 “Felt. Young and careless”, Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2014 International Digital Embroidery Exhibition “Images of Memory”, Nida, Lithuania
  • 2014 Participation in the 1st International Fair of Applied Art “Craft Vilnius”, Lithuanian Exhibition And Congress Centre Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2015 Student’s Exhibition of Coursework and Final works, Vilnius Academy of Arts Textile Department, Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.2015 Student’s Exhibition of Coursework and Final works, Vilnius Academy of Arts Textile Department, Exhibition “Art Cells” as a part of Cultural Night, Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 2015 The IX International Biennial Of Textile Miniatures “OUT OF THE BOX”, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2015 The IX International Biennial Of Textile Miniatures “OUT OF THE BOX”, Janina Monkute – Marks Museum Gallery, Kedainiai, Lithuania
  • 2015 The IX International Biennial Of Textile Miniatures “OUT OF THE BOX”, Exhibition Hall of Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania
  • 2016 The VII Biennial of Lithuanian Textile Art TEXTILE: BODY & SOUL, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. The “Reincarnation” received an Award for the development of traditions in contemporary art.
  • 2016 The VII Biennial of Lithuanian Textile Art TEXTILE: BODY & SOUL, Janina Monkute – Marks Museum Gallery, Kedainiai, Lithuania
  • 2017 The 10th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures “ETHNO“, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2017 Joint Exhibition of Young Illustrators “Graphism”, VIRUS’22 Contemporary Art and Fashion Festival, Art Gallery of Siauliai, Siauliai, Lithuania
  • 2018 The VIII Biennial of Lithuanian Textile Art “(RE)CREATE”, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2018 Joint Exhibition of Young Lithuanian women artist “WWW | Women about Women to Women (and Others)”, Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2018 Joint Exhibition of Young Illustrators “Graphism no.2”, Nyčės Ūsai Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • 2018 Group exhibition, Wapsa gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania
  • 2019 Solo exhibition in Skalvija gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

Exhibition curating

  • 2018 Joint Exhibition of Young Lithuanian women artist “WWW | Women about Women to Women (and Others)”, Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

Awards / Schoolarships

  • 2015 Antanas Tamošaitis Award for the fostering of Folk Art traditions revealed in the Final Bachelor Project of Vilnius Academy of Arts Textile Department.
  • 2016 Award at the VII Lithuanian Textile Biennale “Soul and Body”, for the development of traditions in the contemporary art

Publications

  • 2008 Printed Poem in Poetry collection “Haiku Vilnius”
  • 2010 Published drawing „Iš kūrybos aikščių pakilę“. Art of school students from Vilnius city. Publishing house „Trys žvaigždutės“, 2010. Drawing published.
  • 2011 „Ir mokykla suteikia sparnus“. Book about history of Vilnius Uzupis Gymnasium in 2004-2010 years. Publishing house „Andrena“, 2011. Published work of graphic art.
  • 2012-2014 m. collaboration with E. Tatarinova fashion house – “Femme Fatales”
  • 2014  finished illustration courses held by “Mados akademija” (eng. Fashion Academy)
  • 2015 created information illustrations for the textbook „Endodontinis pergydymas. Klinikiniai ir Farmakologiniai aspektai“, Publishing house of Vilnius University, Vilnius.
  • 2016 created a 75 character illustration for the satirical political board game  – „Šeimas“, Customer SP „Varpų laukas“, Vilnius.
  • 2018 created an illustration for magazine cover “Kaunas is full of culture”
  • 2018 published illustration in the international art magazine Brenda magazine
  • 2018 published illustration in the international art magazine Pikchur magazine