Our story began in the 8th year of the third millenium. It was a long-matured idea. Every its detail was created by hands, growed in the subtlest world wisdom gardens and cherished by sunny minds and light dreams. It was important, that every product would become special, would have its own legend, symbolic meaning, reaching old times, and could change contemporary prosiness in a stylish and essential way.
I.J.K. Design Gallery opened the door on the 2nd of June 2008. The founder is an ambitious artist, a designer and an esotericist, Irena Jadelo-Katarske. I.J.K. Design Gallery is more than a gallery. It is a concept store. You can purchase here a unique thing, an original gift, a picture, a personal portrait, interior decor details, home textile, invitations, sculptures; realize your ideas, order customized product to individual preferences or just spend a meaningful time in our art studio.
Currently, items are exhibited on the website ijkgallery.com.
Alternative address: IJK.LT.
Lithuanian clients can also shop on the website dizainogalerija.com (Lithuanian language).
Authentic, genuine products are available only on these websites.
An individual business activity is administered since the 2nd of June 2008, under the certificate Nr. 375678, registered in Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate.
"A Renaissance human" – you can hear characterization, when someone is talking about a fully talented woman, Irena Jadelo-Katarske. From an early age gifted both in arts, in exant sciences and in the humanities, awarded in various areas, finally she chose art as a fundamental activity of life. Her experience in art reaches 1996. Keen on heritage of Ancient cultures and the most fashionable contemporary trends, she is continually improving, searching, finding, creating. After all real art is not just a beauty. It is mystery alchemy, deep knowledge, philosophical thinking and the ability to touch invisible...
Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts – Costume design (2003–2007)
Qualification courses, Ltd. "Rigveda" – Floristic (2003–2003)
Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas – Psychology (2001–2002)
Vilnius J. Vienozhinskis School of Fine Arts – Visual arts (1996–2000)
Vilnius J. I. Krashevskis Secondary School (1989–2001)
PROFESSIONAL / CREATIVE ACTIVITY
Artist-designer, texts writer, fine arts workshops curator, www.ijk.lt, Vilnius (since 2008)
Conceptual art projects, a business plan organization, website creation, Vilnius (2006–2008)
Fashion designer (commercial youth clothing collection, FW 05/06), "Trixy", Vilnius (2005)
Actors costumes decoration artist (Italian movie "Do not Fear"), Ltd. "Lietuvos Kino Studija", Vilnius (2005)
Florist, store "Gėlių salonas", Vilnius (2002)
Vocalist, "Vokalinė džiazo grupė", Vilnius (2000-2001)
Vocalist, solo stage singing, Vilnius (1999-2001)
"Children's cultural needs in the East" art program entrant, Krakow, Poland (1999) Vocalist, "Pierwiosnki", Vilnius (1994-1998)
EXHIBITIONS / COMPETITIONS / PRESENTATIONS Illustration "Chanel Magic", Chanel Haute Couture S/S 2016, "Draw a Dot" collaboration project (2016)
Illustration "Valentino", Valentino RTW S/S 2016, "Draw a Dot" collaboration project (2016)
Picture "Invisible" - selected for 2012 art calendar cover, press "Apostolicum", Ząbki, Poland (2011) Individual art projects: portraits, graphic design, fashion design, texts writing. Vilnus, Lithuania (since 2006) Clothing collection "Deaf-mute-2" presentation, entertainment and shopping center "Europa" birthday, Vilnius (2005) "Young Designer Competition" finalist, clothing collection "Deaf-mute" presentation, Vilnius, Lithuania (2005) Clothing collection "Love Captives" presentation, club "Connect" event "Meilės stilius", Vilnius, Lithuania (2005) Clothing collection "Texno: Destruction" presentation, club "Gravity", Vilnius, Lithuania (2004) Clothing collection "Techno Valentino Recharged" presentation, "Baltic Style", LITEXPO, Vilnius, Lithuania (2004) Clothing collection "Virtual Love" presentation (TV show "Meilė mano" shooting), hotel "Conti", Vilnius, Lithuania (2004) International art biennial "Portret rodzinny" competitioner, Poland (2005) II place award in the international literature (writers) competition "Patriotyzm w twórczości romantyków", Poland (1999)
Scenography supervisor, theatre "Betania", Vilnius, Lithuania (1999) Finalist in the singing competition "Konkurs Piosenki Polskiej", Vilnius (1999)
International youth graphic biennial award, Torunė, Poland (1998) SKILLS Art: drawing, painting, sculpture
Design: fashion, accessories, jewelry, textile, paper goods, interior decorating
Writing: lyrical poetic prose
Music: guitar, piano (basics), vocal (jazz, rock)
Website creation: HTML and CSS basics
LANGUAGES Lithuanian, English, Polish, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin) basics
PHILOSOPHY Taoism. Zen buddhism. Yoga. Wabi-sabi. Feng shui HOBBIES Ancient civilizations, cultures of the East Antropology, psychology, parapsychology, esotericism Literature, poetry, theatre, contemporary cinema Travels organization
Gaisrinės saugos centras
Medea SPA Hotel
Čili restoranai, Roksva
Elsis biuro sistemos
Ernst & Young Baltic
Dvelkia Laime, Deco crystals
Tarptautinių projektų grupė
Sporto klubas "Dvikova"