RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF AMBER WORKS BY FOLK ARTIST
ALFREDAS JONUĐAS "MY WAY"
14 May – 31 December, 2010
Fragment of Alfredas Jonuđas'
exhibition "My Way"
Alfredas Jonuđas is a Samogitian artist, which has got
the international certificate of jeweler. He was born in
Telđiai in 1940. In 1966 he graduated Kaunas Polytechnic
Institute. Then he returned to the native town and
worked in the training-studio of Telđiai Applied Art
Technicum. Here he began to go deep into technology of
jewelry art and creative secrets. Then he worked at the
group of enterprises “Dailë” (“Art”) in Kaunas and
Klaipëda. From 1999 he works at Samogitian museum
“Alka”. From 1970 he is a member of folk artist’s union
of Lithuania and actively takes part in exhibitions.
In 1992–1993 A.Jonuđas worked as a jeweler at silver’s
gallery in Kautokeino (Norway).
In 1995–1996 the exhibition of his works were organized
in “Black horse” gallery in Colombo town (USA).
In 1998 Alfredas took part in Smithsonian festival in
Washington. The bas-reliefs of amber of White House and
Congress (Capitol) created by him have been left in
There was the international exhibition of ornaments of
amber in Ribnitz -Damgarten museum in Germany in 1998.
The ornament from amber, silver and glass created by
A.Jonuđas was sold as the most expensive thing in the
The range of A.Jonuđas creative works is very wide; from
archeological to new form’s ornaments. His works
distinguish their interesting decision of composition
and original use of amber, silver, ivory and fossil
Alfredas Jonuđas is one of the most popular people in
Samogitia. He has created the museum of resistance in
his own farmstead. A.Jonuđas is the author and leader of
Samogitian – Japanese association of Telđiai County. A
lot of people from Lithuania and foreign countries visit
Samogitian – Japanese garden created in his farmstead.
This is the 20th A.Jonuđas author’s exhibition and the
7th in the Palanga amber museum.