Location: United States
Loretta Petraitis received a MFA Diploma from Vilnius Academy of Art VDA ,Kaunas ,Lithuania in 1994 . While studying ( 1986-1994 ) she worked as pattern printing designer at the textile factory “Silva”,LT.
Shortly,before graduation in 1994 from VDA ,Loretta was invited to take the Senior Designer position at the textile factory “Kauno Audiniai”,Kaunas,LT.
1996 Loretta Immigrated to the United States of America, where she found her most fluent path of expression through the painting .
Actively participating in the Art Exhibitions and high end art shows through out the US, Loretta pursued her passion to the painting .Her work attracted serious attention of many affluent art collectors ,bussiness owners and art galleries.
Loretta always extending exceptional gratitude to her art mentors ,wherever they are in the world .Investing to Loretta’s painting, they keep lifting her creativity to the next level . You are coordinately invited to visit her art gallery at www.lorettapetraitis.com.
Exhibitions & Awards:
2019 June 23-29 Art Olympia 2019 Exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum .
2019 June 6-16 Exhibition of Toshima Center Scquare in Toshima city office,Tokyo;
2019 Jan 5-6 Award of Excellence at Estero Fine Art Show,FL;
2018 Oct.18-Nov.18 International Exhibition Of Visual Arts “Genius IV” at
Almeria Museum Of Arts, Spain ;
2018 Oct. Malcom Bird Memorial Award at St. James Court Art Show ,Louisville, KY;
2018 Jan 27-29 Award of Excelence at Beth -El Art Festival , St. Petersburg ,FL;
2017 Jan. 21-22 , First Place in Painting at Pinecrest Fine Art Show ,Miami,FL
2017 Jan 21 -22 , Best in Show Award at Pinecrest Fine Art Show ,Miami, FL
2017 Jan.7 -March ,Exhibition at Eckerd Colledge, Lewis House;
2016 Merit Award at Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival ,FL
2015 Commemorative Print Artist at Saint Louis Art Fair ,MO
2014 Newcomers Award at 57 th Street Art Fair , Chicago, IL;
2012 Juror Award at Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver ,CO;
2011 Merit Award at Winter Park Sidewalk Art Show ,Fl;
2011 June Exhibition at Mariampole Museum of Art , LT;
2011 May Exhibition at “Arka” Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania;
2010 Merit Award at Gold Coast Art Festival, Chicago, IL;
2010 Merit Award at Gasparilla Art Festival, Tampa, FL;
2009 Merit Award at “Art at Glen”, Glenview ,IL;
2009 Juror Award in Painting ,Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO;
2009 3 rd Place Award in Paintings ,Melbourne, Florida,
2008 Merit Award in Paintings ,Melbourne, Florida;
2007 MSU Diamond Award at East Lansing Art Festival, MI;
2007 May Solo exhibition at Art Studio “R” Gallery ,Long Grove, IL;
2005 International Art Expo at Jacob Javits Center, NY, NY;
2003 July 25-Aug 14 SOHO International Art Competition, curated by Brooklyn Museum Of Art, Winners Exhibition at Agora Gallery, NY, NY;
2003 June 27 -29 International Art Expo at Philadelphia Convention Center;
2002 July 1 st. Mind’s Island Exhibition at “Pen & Brush” Gallery, NY, NY;
3 rd place and Honorable Award for painting “Time is Sensitive”;
2002 Jan. 11 - Feb. 22 Exhibition “The Iron Wolf” at Saint. Petersburg Art Center, Florida;
2001 Oct. 1 -Nov. 1 Invited artist at Exhibition “Form Over Function”, Manchester Art Center, Vermont;
2000 Oct. 1 - 29 Featured Artist at Illinois Artisan Gallery, Thomson Center, Chicago, IL;
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