Category Archives: Environmental Installations

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Blue Consciousness at center of Blue Man Group PR campaign

Blue Consciousness was commissioned by the Blue Man Group’s Briar Street Theater in Chicago, three years ago. The piece is 10 x 10 feet in size and was placed on the building’s south-facing exterior. It is […]

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Michigan Illuminated Thoughts reviewed in San Diego

Caption from The San Diego Union-Tribune:  Kylie Luttrell, 8, left, of Custer and her sister, Alex, 11, looks at Illuminated Thoughts by Audrius Plioplys in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during ArtPrize, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (Neil Blake/The Grand Rapids […]

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There is no freedom without constraints

This summer and fall, when you drive into West Chicago, Illinois, the first street banner that you see is my art work “Constraints / Freedom”. This is one of 17 banners on public display as […]

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Siberia Souls at ArtPrize

Siberia Souls: Children (details) ArtPrize is the world’s largest competitive art exhibit. It takes over the entire city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the fall. Siberia Souls LED light sculpture installation has been selected for display at a  […]

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Columns of Dreams at Trinity Methodist

Interpretation of Dreams: Freud, on display at TUMC, as the LED color lights change Trinity United Methodist Church, 9848 S. Winchester Ave., is located in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago. Last weekend I was invited […]

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Art videos for the autumn

Rimas Ribkevicius and Loreta (nee Plioplys) Brovkiene, 1 Birute Street, Virbalis, Lithuania This past month has been extremely busy. I traveled to Lithuania to speak at a neurology conference in Vilnius, and to attend my […]

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Starving artist

When I graduated medical school, I knew that I was only going to do my internship at the University of Wisconsin hospitals in Madison, and then drop out of medicine entirely to do art. I […]

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Chicago Gallery News and The Spoken Word

Chicago Gallery News is the primary source of information regarding the visual arts in Chicago. Today, in their weekly email blast, they featured my installation The Spoken Word as their headline. This is quite an […]

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Installation artwork on PBS TV

On Thursday, July 23, Amanda Vinicky, of the PBS WTTW TV station interviewed the director of the Lithuanian Center, Antanas Rasymas. The program, Chicago Today, aired later that evening. The interview took place in front […]

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Poetry art installation exhibit opening Sunday, July 19

The Board of Directors of the Lithuanian Center, after seeing my two spoken word art installations, were so taken by them that they insisted on organizing an opening reception. I was very flattered by this […]

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