Speakers Arvydas Žalpys
Arvydas Žalpys

Born in Lithuania, Arvydas Zalpys graduated from Kaunas Art School. He made over 20 exhibitions in Europe, and participated in over 150 exhibitions all over the world. He is the founder and president of “Meno Parkas”, an art gallery of the Union of Lithuanian Artists which promotes young contemporary artists. Arvydas Zalpys created, together with the gallery, the cultural exchange “Art Line” in 1999, which enables European galleries and contemporary art centers to meet annually. Since 2008 he also organizes the international contemporary art festival “Kaunas in Art”. The city will be the European Capital of Culture in 2022.