Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Info

Name, surname: Jovita Sakalauskaite            

Birth date: 1984 05 08    

Contacts: e-mail: jovita.sakalauskaite@icloud.com

Tel: 00905412368862

 Web: www.jovitasakalauskaite.com

Academic Titles

2018 Associate Professor

Education

2010 – 2014 Dokuz Eylul University, Institute of Fine Arts, Textile and Fashion Design Department, PhD.: “Social History of Prayer rugs in Anatolia. Research Based on Art Anthropology Methods”. Izmir\Turkey
2009 – 2010 Dokuz Eylul University. Faculty of Fine Arts, Textile and Fashion Design Department, Turkish Traditional Arts Department, Preparation studies for PhD. Izmir\Turkey (Free Mover Program Studies)
2008 – 2009 Dokuz Eylul University. Faculty of Fine Arts, Textile and Fashion Design Department. Izmir\Turkey (Erasmus Program Studies) Turkey.
2007 – 2009 Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Textile Department, Master degree. Vilnius\Lithuania
2003 – 2007 Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Textile Department, Bachelor degree. Vilnius\Lithuania
2001-2003 J. Vienozinskis Fine Arts School. Vilnius\Lithuania

Languages

Lithuanian (native speaker), English (advanced), Turkish (advanced), Russian (intermediate), German (beginner)

Certificates and Diplomas

TOEFL (2015, 2017)
Tömer Türkçe Diploması (ADP) C1 (2010)
Art Teaching Pedagogical Qualification Diploma (2009)

Work Experience

In 2018 Spring semester Jovita Sakalauskaite was invited to give lectures and workshops for the Department of Arts and Crafts, Academy of Arts and Design, Tsingua University


2014-2019 Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Fashion and Textiles/ Lecturer.

Articles Published in the International Refereed Journal

“Baltık Paganizminde Tanrıçalar: Litvanya Çağdaş Tekstil Sanatçılarının Eserlerinde Tanrıça Sembolleri”, ‘YEDİ’ Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Yayını, 2017, Kış, Sayı 17, TÜBİTAK – ULAKBİM, DergiPark Açık Dergi Sistemleri, Yayın No: 09.1200.0000.000/BY.017.042.875, 51-62

“Veltinis Anatolijoje: Istorija ir Kultūra” (Felt Tradition and Culture in Anatolia), “Tautodailes Metrastis”, Litvanya Halk Sanatçıları Birliğinin Resmi Yıllık Dergisi, Siauliu Krastas, Nr. 30, ISSN 1392 – 8198, 2016, © Viešoji įstaiga Tautodailininkų sąjungos fondas.

“Siaudu Sodai” (Traditional Art of Lithuania: ”Siaudu Sodai”) “Tautodailes Metrastis”, Litvanya Halk Sanatçıları Birliğinin Resmi Yıllık Dergisi, Siauliu Krastas, Nr. 23, ISSN 1392 – 8198, © Viešoji įstaiga Tautodailininkų sąjungos fondas, 2012.

 “Devrim Sonrası “İlk Sovyet Modasının” Oluşturulmasına Popova ve Stepanova’nın Konstrüktivist Yaklaşımlarının Etkisi” (Fashion in Soviet Union: Popova and Stepanova”, ‘YEDİ’ Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Yayını, 2011 Temmuz, Sayı 6, İzmir. ISSN 1307-9840

International Conference Papers and Presentation

1.Uluslararası Multidisipliner Sosyal Bilimler Kongresi, Oral Presentation: “New Approach to “Handcrafted” Art: Fiber Art in Space”, ICMUSS, 7-10 Mayıs 2019, Ankara Üniversitesi, Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi, Ankara.

III. Research Days, Symposium of International Fine Arts, Oral Presentation: "Feminist Art and the Soft Sculpture: the transformation process to the three-dimensional Fiber Art"08-10 April 2016, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas.

Cukurova International Congress of Women's Studies, Oral Presentation: "Baltic paganism and mythology, Women Importance and Baltic Woman Archetype", 9-11 April 2015, Cukurova University Women's Problems Research and Application Center.

"Transformation" International Congress of Art and Design, Oral Presentation: "The Changing Identity of the Anatolian prayer rugs in the period of Ottoman Empire", 20-25 October 2014, DEU, Izmir.

Kahramanmaras in Turkey and World Culture, April 18 to 20, 2013 Oral Presentation: "Lithuanian Folk Artists (Masters) Association. Promotion Project and International Solidarity "

International Fashion and Design Biennial, 08-09 November. Oral Presentation: “Relation Between Fiber and Conceptual Art”, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.

Gazi University Turkish Handicraft Research and Application Center, "International Symposium of Traditional Crafts Master", Oral Presentation: "Siaudu Sodai"

 “Derlius”. VI International Carpets Symposium and Exhibition. 2006, Galeri Sv. Jono. Vilnius, Lithuania.

Permanent Exhibition/Collection/Galleries

2016-to-date Chosen felt sculptures of the “Cactus” collection have been exhibited for sale at “Eskitutun dukkani” gallery and shop, Alacati, İzmir, Turkey
2018 Dressing Nature, Port İzmir4, Open Air exhibition area, Urla, İzmir
2018 Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality, “When The God smiles”, Fiber Art Piece, Eskisehir, Turkey
2018 Ömer Koç (Turkey) - felt sculptures of the “Cactus” collection, “Cactus nr. 5”.
2017 Eternal Cycle: Appear, Disappear, Rebirth (Felt Sculpture Installation), Collection of the World Textile Art Organization, USA
2014 Sayra İnce Muran (Kırmız Ardıç Kuşu Galery, Alaçatı/Turkey) – 2 works; tapestry “Old-Young”, 3D felt “Cactus”
2013 Süreyya Arıkan (France) – “Flowers” Felt
2009 Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Archive of Final Works (Lithuania), 2 works of “6 Women” exhibition; Tapestry “Portrait of Straukaite”, handmade carpet  “Portrait of Galina Dauguvietyte”
2008 Wilhelm Brower, Honorary Consul of the Dominican Republic, Tapestry “Autumn”

Personal Exhibitions

2018 “Tabiyet-Tabiat-Tahribat”, Felt Sculpture Instalation, Barbaros, Urla, Turkey
2017 “Fiber-land art installation” one work exhibition, Turkey, Barbaros
2016 “Needles&Pins”, Vilnius Craft’16, Exhibition Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 "Eternal Cycle: Appear, Regenerate, Disappear”, Fiber Art Exhibition, gallery Artifex, Vilnius, Lithuania
2016 3D Felt Sculpture; "Bride" (one work exhibition), DESEM, 8th of March, DESEM, Izmir, Turkey
2016 "The denial of fear and despair: Talismanic Shirts" (Jovita Sakalauskaite- Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), Merinos Museum of Textile Industry, Bursa, Turkey
2016 "The denial of fear and despair: Talismanic Shirts" (Jovita Sakalauskaite - Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), BBKSM, Izmir, Turkey
2015 "The denial of fear and despair: Talismanic Shirts" (Jovita Sakalauskaite - Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), Alania Cultural Center, Alania, Turkey
2015 "Child, girl, bride, mother, grandmother-circle of prayer" 3D Felt Sculptures, DESEM, 8th of March, DESEM, Izmir, Turkey
2015 "The denial of fear and despair: Talismanic Shirts" (Jovita Sakalauskaite - Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), Kaunas University of Applied Arts Gallery, Kaunas / Vilnius, Lithuania
2015 Personal Exhibition of Felt Sculptures, DESEM, İzmir, Turkey
2014 “Cycle”, Fiber Art Exhibition (Jovita Sakalauskaite - Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Fine Arts, “Hatay İpakçiliği ve İpekli Dokumalar” Open Meeting, Hatay, Turkey.
2014, No Name (Jovita Sakalauskaite - Elvan Ozkavruk Adanır), Fiber Art Exhibition, Saffina Plaza, Bangalore, India
2013 “Lost in Textile” Felt and Tapestry Exhibition, Kırmızı Ardiç Kuşu Gallery, Alaçatı, Turkey.
2009 “6 Woman”. Weaving works exhibition Artifex Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2007 “In the Bed..” Saint John gallery, Vilnius. Lithuania.
2005 “Small Exhibition for Big World” Textile Art Exhibition, Chamber of Commerce, Kaunas, Lithuania.
2004 “Cat” Shibori exhibition, Vilnius/Kaunas. Lithuania.

Group Exhibitions

2019 VIII Bienal Internacional de Arte Textil Contemporáneo, WTA Madrid, Spain.

2019 World Art Day / International Participation Interdisciplinary Exhibition, AASS, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2019 Micro Textile Art “Scythia” 9th International Biennial Exhibition

June 7-21, 2019,  Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine


2019 Mini Textile Art “Scythia” 9th International Biennial Exhibition

June 7-21, 2019,  Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine


2018 From Lausanne To Beijing—10 th International Fiber Art Biennale and Symposium, Oct 15 – Nov 15, Tsingua University Art Museum, The Gallery of Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinguan University, Beijing A.C. Art Museum

2018 “In A Different Voice: Fiber Art In A Care Narrative”, Visual Art Center, Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Invited artist

2018 12th International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art, Scythia, Ukraine

2018 7. Uluslararası Ege Art Sanat Günleri, İzmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2018 “Genelekselden Evrensele”, Mimas Art Gallery, Urla, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2018 “Mitolojik Söylemeler”, Textile Art Exhibition, Eshisehir, Turkey, Invited artist

2017 VII Bienal Internacional de Arte Textil Contemporáneo, Urugvay, Montevideo. Honour Mention

2017 XI Triennale Internationale des mini-textiles, France

2017 World Art Day / International Participation Interdisciplinary Exhibition, AASS, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2017 Within the scope of Barbaros Scarecrow Festival, "dont be affraid, love" Visual Arts Awareness Group Exhibition, Barbaros / Urla, İzmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2017 Life Art Exhibition, World Women's Day Celabration, Anadolu University, Faculty of Communication Exhibition Hall, Yunus Emre Campus, Eskisehir, Turkey, Invited artist

2017 “Çağlar Boyu Anadolu Topraklarında Güzeli Arayış”, Destek Tasarım Akademisi, Ayvalık, Turkey, Invited artist

2017 “Small Art”, Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center, İzmir, Turkey

2016 “360 Fashion”, BBKSM. Turkey, İzmir, Invited artist

2016 From Lausanne To Beijing--9th International Fiber Art Biennale, September 10-26, Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.

2016 "Art Prints Izmir", the Maquis Projects Gallery, Izmir, Invited artist

2016 "Spice Road II" 7 Alacati Grass Festival, Workshop Suhandan; Textiles Art Gallery in Alacati, Alacati, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2016 World Art Day, AASSM, İzmir, Turkey

2015 Under 40 Years Young Artists, Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey

2015 "Spice Road" 6 Alacati Grass Festival, Workshop Suhandan; Textiles Art Gallery in Alacati, Alacati, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2015 3rd International Textiles & Costume Congress and Exhibition - ITCC 2015, İstanbul, Turkey

2015 „Tarp<Taut>Ėjimas“, VAFA Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania, Invited artist

2015 2. International Visual Arts Gathering, Kedi Culture and Art Center, İzmir, Turkey

2014 "Different and together" National Juried Exhibition, Office Art Center / Sakarya Art Gallery. Sakarya, Turkey

2014 “From Craft to Art, Felt Art Exhibition"5 Alacati Grass Festival, Workshop Suhandan; Textiles in Alacati Art Gallery, 7 to 20 April 2014. Alacati, Izmir, Turkey, Invited artist

2014 "Conversion" International Juried Exhibition of Art and Design Congress, Antalya, Turkey.

2012 "Alacati Young Art Days", National Juried Exhibition, Alacati, Izmir, Turkey

2012 International Antalya Fashion and Design Biennial, 8th to 9th November 2012, "Textile Art" Exhibition Complex, 2010 "Art of Life". Business Bank Art Gallery, Izmir, Turkey

2010 “Textile Art”, Exhibition hall “Verdene”, Vilnius Lithuania.

2010 “Textile Art”, Home of Textile, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2010 “Fiber Art”, İş Bankası Art Gallery, Izmir, Turkey.

2009 "Art Textile", Sabancı Cultural Center. Izmir Turkey.

2009 Academy of Arts, Final Projects Exhibition, "Artifex" gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2008, "NATO Workshop and Exhibition". Litexpo Exhibition Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2008 "Absolute Textile" Contemporary Textile Art of Lithuania, Santa Domingo, Dominica Republic, Invited artist

2008 "Art Grave". Gallery Gedimino 9. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2007 Exhibition Best Undergraduate Studies Projects, Cultural Center of Mazeikiai, Lithuania.

2006 "Create". VI International Carpet Design Symposium and Exhibition. Gallery Sv. Jono. Vilnius, Lithuania.

2006 "Textile Works Exhibition". Castle of Panemune, Lithuania.

2005 "Opened space", Art Festival of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania.

2004 "Wind, Water & Sand". VI International Baltic Region Textile Studies (Workshop) and Exhibition. Gallery Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Workshops

2018 “Needle Felting Workshop”, Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, London
2017 “New Year Presents/Felt Factory”, felt workshop together with İUE child development and Down syndrome association
2017 "Scarecrow making" hand sewing techniques and workshops related to the construction of the three-dimensional textile works, Barbaros, Urla.
2017 1. NAtional Silk Festival (Ulusal İpek Baharı Festivali/ Shibori Atölyesi), Shibori workshop, Hatay, Samandağ
2016 "Scarecrow making" hand sewing techniques and workshops related to the construction of the three-dimensional textile works, Barbaros, Urla.
2016 “New year decorations”, İUE, FAF, Fashion and Textile Design Department. Turkey, İzmir
2016 “Difference created by Children”, Drawing and Print Making Workshop, IUE, Faculty of Fine Arts, Fashion and Textile Department and Health Services Vocational School, Turkey, İzmir
2016 Socks Toy, Socks Baby Making Studio, İUE, FAF, Fashion and Textile Department. Turkey, Izmir
2015 Needle and Wet Felting. Slovenia and Lithuania Association, Kaunas, Lithuania.
2015 “Advanced Textile Studio-Felt Making”, Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Fashion and Textile Design Department, İzmir, Turkey.
2015 “Advanced Textile Studio-Printing and Dyeing”, Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Fashion and Textile Design Department, İzmir, Turkey.
2013 “Felt”, Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Fashion and Textile Design Department, İzmir, Turkey.
2010 “Felt”, Dokuz Eylül University, Textile and Fashion Design Department. Izmir, Turkey.
2009 “Felt”, Dokuz Eylül University, Textile and Fashion Design Department. Izmir, Turkey.
2004 “Art and Communication: Textile 2004”. Paveikslu Gallery. Kaunas, Lithuania. 
2004 IV International Baltic Textile Artist workshop. “Wind, Water and Sand”. Vartai gallery. Vilnius, Lithuania.

Jury Memberships

2015- 2016 VAFA, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Textile Department, a member of International Jury of Final Works.
2012-2013 VAFA, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Textile Department, a member of International Jury of Final Works.
2012-2013 Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Depart of Fashion and Textile Design, a member of Jury of Final Works.

Other Art Projects and Activities

2017 İzmir Chamber of Commerce, New Service Building, surface designs and applications project, project manager Dr. Lecturer Duygu Ebru Öngen Corsini. Designer and executor of the applications to the surface. İzmir, Turkey
2016-to date, designer of Cultural Projects organized by the Lithuanian Union in Turkey. Turkey, Lithuania.
2013-2016 Designer of Cultural Projects organized by the Embassy of Lithuania, Turkey, Lithuania.
2013-2015 Artist assistant, Suhandan Ozay Demirkan Art and Design Studio in Alacati, Alacati, İzmir, Turkey.
2005 – 2008 art education projects and exhibitions with mentally disabled children, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2007 “Lithuania – Tolerance” project manager. VGSA and Vilnius Special Education Schools. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2006 “Every One” physical and mental handicap children’s works exhibition. Project manager. Business and trading/shopping center ‘Akropolis’, Vilnius, Lithuania.

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