Audra Vaupšienė / Audra Vau (b. 1970)
Works and lives in Vilnius



1983 National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art, painting major

2006 Member of Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association (LeTMeKoo, LIAA)


Exhibitions and projects:

2020 Exhibition Nowhere. Gallery Meno Niša, Vilnius, Lithuania
2019 ArtVilnius’19. Exhibition TAKAS. Waiting for Silence – video Out Of Control
2019 Video Out Of Control (from exhibition Edge of Chaos) broadcast on UK television culture channel London Life as the face of short film festival She Lives 
2019   Producer of short film London is Calling, London, UK
2018   ArtVilnius’18. Exhibition TAKAS. Jonas Mekas video portrait Poets Never Sleep and video Out Of Control
2018   Group exhibition The Big Picture. The Rooster Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2018   Project Don’t hurt us, adults, in cooperation with the President of the Republic of Lithuania and JCDecaux
2017   Group exhibition My Story. Pamėnkalnio Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
2017   Co-founder of the innovative film festival in London, She Lives. Over 1,000 people have visited the event in three years; the event is widely mentioned in the British press (ID, Time-Out London, The Londonist, BBC radio), presented on London Life TV’s culture show
2017 ArtVilnius’18. Exhibition TAKAS. Video installation Prisoner and Stagnation
2015 Group exhibition Anima Mundi (with Michael Hoepfner, Sonia Leimer, Oliver Richon). Max Lust Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2015 Group exhibition Edge of Chaos. Expelled from Paradise (with LaToya Ruby Frazer, Gianluca Malgeri, Eglė Rakauskaitė). Parallel program of the Venice Biennale. Casa Donati vila, Venice, Italy. The exhibition was included in the 12 must-see exhibitions of the biennale
2013 A Sort of Homecoming (with Anna Jermolaewa), Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2013 A Sort of Homecoming (with Anna Jermolaewa) exhibition presentation. Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria
2013 Exhibition From Within. Vilnius Town Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
2013 Exhibition Three Stories. Fluxus ministry, Kaunas, Lithuania
2012 Producer, artistic director, and actress of the film Emotional Police. The film was screened at the Berlin Film Festival, screened at the prestigious Nuit Blanche event in France, and was purchased by the TV channel Eurochannel.
2011 Exhibition Three Stories. Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011 Photo essay for Austria’s annual catalog Hangar-7
2010-2011 Photographs from prisons for Evaldas Jansas’ project Freedom to Create
2001 Photographs for Evaldas Jansas’ project Home
2000 International group exhibition Innocent Life. Performance for the photography project Beauty Laboratory. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
1998 Photographs for R. Malašauskas’ project The Artist’s Portrait
Nuo 1993 Photography works for various projects – D. Žiūra Sleeping Beauty, A. Lankelis On the Pillars, E. Jansas Only for You

Professional work:

1996 – now   Founder, creative director, and photographer of Mary’s Nostalgia, the first professional advertising and fashion photo studio in Lithuania. Implemented by many commercial projects, photographed famous Lithuanian athletes, politicians, public figures