AGNĖ KUZMICKAITĖ is one of the most famous Lithuanian fashion designer, exceptional for her functional conceptuality.
She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree at Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts and is doing PhD in Fashion design/Art Research now. Agnė Kuzmickaitė regularly makes personal fashion shows in Lithuania, takes part at international fashion events during the Paris, Berlin, Kiev, Riga Fashion Weeks. She also worked as a costume designer in a more than fifteen different drama and opera productions both in Lithuania and abroad.
The designer’s inspiration comes from various themes of everyday life – different common objects and popular cultural signs are artistically integrated into the garment design. Each season she presents a new collection for “daily life princess” – woman, who plays a lot of different roles in the society and is searching for the best way to combine all the duties with her own wishes.
Agnė Kuzmickaitė was noticed by several international media: VOGUE, Marie Claire, ELLE and L’Officiel.
Freelance Fashion/Costume Designer
Since 2010 PhD in Fashion design/Art Research, Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania;
2005-2007 MA in Fashion design, (Honours degree with Distinction), Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania
2006 MA Fashion Utrecht School of the Arts, The Netherlands; erasmus exchange
2001-2005 BA in Fashion design, (Honours degree with Distinction), Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania;
1999-2001 studied architecture at Vilnius Gedimino Technical University;
1987-1999 Attended Vilnius Salomėjos Nėries secondary school;
1996-1997 attended Jūratės Stauskaitės art studio;
1994-1996 attended Vilniaus Justino Vienožinskio art school.
Fashion Shows /Competitions
2013 solo fashion show a/w 13/14 in Vilnius, Lithuania;
2013 a/w 1013/14 collection presented in Mercedes-Benz fashion week Berlin, Germany;
2011 fashion collection for the “Elite Model Look” final competition, Vilnius, Lithuania;
2011 collection “I do” presented in festival“Fashion Infection 2011”;
2010 finalist of the competition “Baltic Fashion Award”, Heringsdorf, Germany;
2010 collection “Untitled” presented in festival “Fashion Infection 2010″;
2009 Educational Grant of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for the internship in Berlin;
2009 award “Alternative of the Year” in the “Woman of the Year” competiton organized by the Lithuanian magazine “Woman”;
2009 collection “Shopoholic” presented in the festival “Bridge of Fashion “ Heringsdorf, Germany;
2009 collection “Shopoholic” presented in the “Erki Moeshow “ Tallin, Estonia
2008 collection “Shopoholic” presented at the competition “Createurope: The Fashion Academy Award”.
First prize “Best Upcoming Designer”; Berlin, Germany.
2008 collection “Codependancy” presented in fashion festival “Fashion Infection 2008” Vilnius, Lithuania
2007 collection “Shopoholic” presented in contemporary art festival ‘Virus’, Šiauliai, Lithuania
2007 collection “Shopoholic” presented in Riga Fashion Week a/w 2007-08
2007 collection “Shopoholic” presented in fashion festival “Fashion Infection 2007”
2006 collection “Naked Clothes” presented at Riga Fashion Week s/s 2007
2006 collection “Naked Clothes” presented at fashion festival “Fashion Infection 2006”
2004 Competition Habitus Baltija in Riga, Latvia;
2003 The One model competition; Special prize for the artistic image
1996 Aenne Burda Preis’96; special prize for elegance
2013 costumes for G.Verdi opera “Ernani”, LNOBT, director Jean-Claude Berutti, conductor Gianluca Marciano
2012 costumes for the operette “Die Fledermaus”, director G.Seduikis, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre;
2011 costumes and set in the play “Amphitryon”, director A.Areima, State Small Theatre of Vilnius;
2011 costumes in the play “He, Who Gets Slapped”, by L.Andrejev, director J.Vaitkus, Lithuanian Russian Drama Theatre;
2010 costumes for the play by M.Gorkij “The Lower Depths”, director O.Koršunovas, OKT Vilnius City Theatre;
2010 costumes for the play by W. Shakespeare, “ The Taming of the Shrew” , director O.Koršunovas. Russian State Academic Drama Theatre Named After A.S. Pushkin (Aleksandrinskij Theatre) Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
2010 costumes for the play “Žygimantas and Barbora”, director J.Vaitkus.
State Youth Theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2009 costumes for the play by M.Gorkij “The Lower Depths” Oslo National Drama Theatre
2008 costumes for the opera by G.Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore”. Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.
2008 costumes and set (together with O.Koršunovas) for the play „Hamlet“ by W.Shakespeare. Director O.Koršunovas; OKT/Vilnius City Theatre, Lithuania.
2007 costumes for the play by A.Strindberg „Way to Damascus“, Director O.Koršunovas; Klaipėda Drama Theatre, Lithuania.
2006 costumes for the opera by W.A. Mocart „The Magic Flute“
Teatro Regio, Turin, Italy..
2006 costumes for the opera by J.Fosse „Vinter“.
2005 costumes for the play by A.Strindberg „Way to Damascus“, Oslo National Drama theatre; Norway
2005 costumes for the play by Brothers Presniakov „Playing the Victim“ OKT/Vilnius City Theatre
2004 Costumes for the opera “Cantio”, first presentation was in the 9th Biennale of Munich.
2004 Costumes for the play by Marius von Mayenburg “The Cold Child”; director – Oskaras Koršunovas
2003 Costumes for the dance performance “Solitude for two” by Sigitas Parulskis, director Oskaras Koršunovas
2002 Costumes for the play “Gagarin way” by Gregory Burke, director Jonas Vaitkus