From series "Certainty Flair: Fragments and Memory", 2017. Oil on canvas, 60x80 cm
JŪRATĖ JARULYTĖ was born in 1973 in Joniskis, Lithuania. She studied fashion design at Kaunas College in 1991-1995 and then went on to obtain a BFA and an MFA in Painting from Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2002. Since then Jurate has participated in various art residencies, created over ten solo shows, curated exhibitions and art symposiums. She was granted the Kaunas City Stipend for Arts and Culture in 2013 and awarded the State Grant for Arts and Culture in 2015. She was a lecturer at the Vilnius Academy of Arts 2010-2015. Her artworks have been exhibited in Europe, Asia, the USA and Haiti.
Although painting remais Jurate’s main artistic media, her art practice includes various media, like sound, performance and video. She is interested in relational practices, equality and environmental issues.