ROMAS ASTRAUSKAS

Romas Astrauskas, an MFA graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York, is a Toronto based artist and writer. He has exhibited extensively throughout the city participating in numerous group and solo shows within the commercial gallery circuit and has also had work displayed in several museum surveys including appearances at the Power-Plant (Toronto), The Plug-In Institute (Winnipeg) and the Art and Culture Centre of Hollywood. Examples of work from his eclectic and varied output can be found in several numerous private and corporate collections.

Untitled (Basketball), 2017, acrylic on cardboard, 12 x 6.75 in (unframed), 18.5 x 13 in (framed)

Red Bird, 2017, acrylic on wood, 12 x 9 in

Man With Missing Tooth and Stove Pipe Hat, 2017, acrylic on wood, 13 x 9 in

Untitled (Snake), 2017, acrylic on wood, 10.5 x 9 in

Man With Pipe and Moon (raw cotton), 2017, acrylic on raw cotton, 24 x 18 in

High Life, 2017, acrylic on wood, 12 x 9 in

Untitled (Pepsi), 2017, acrylic on wood, 11 x 5.5 in

B. 1971, Toronto ON

 

EDUCATION 

1997 MFA. Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.

1995 BA. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 More Than Two, Power Plant, Toronto 

2013 Forgotten Luxury and Ideal Aesthetics, Galerie Youn, Montreal 

2012 Like-Minded, Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art,  Winnipeg        

2010 The Maker, LE Gallery, Toronto 

2010 Full Service, Hunter + Cook, Toronto 

2009 Bowie, Clark + Faria, Toronto 

2007 We Share Our Blanket With The Owl, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto

2006 Scope Art Fair, Greener Pastures, Miami

2005 Behind the Wall of Sleep, Greener Pastures, Toronto

2005 Fantasy Island, Drake Hotel, Toronto

2004 Under the Sun, Greener Pastures, Toronto

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 An Antidote for Fear, Katherine Mulherin Contemporty Art

2014Sculpture,  No Foundation, Toronto

2013Mirror to Wind andMoon,  Galerie Youn, Montreal  

2013Chances Are The Comets In Our Future,  No Foundation (Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art) Toronto  

2011 Fate is a Fool, Ruins, Toronto  

2010 New Work, Gallery Moos (off-sight exhibition at the St. Lawrence Centre For The Arts), Toronto  

2010 Zanatarash, LE Gallery, Toronto  

2009 New Work (two man show with Josh Malcolm), LE Gallery, Toronto  

2008 Plum + Trash Palace, Jspace, Toronto 

2006 Sewers of Mars, Greener Pastures, Toronto