Hello and Welcome to my website. My name is Ala Leresteux. I prefer to count myself as an international artist, but my roots are from Lithuania and
I believe that traditions and the very special spirit of my country are deeply affecting my art. By the moment I am not living in Lithuania but each time I feel a lack
of inspiration or energy, I just need to go back to my home town, Vilnius.
Firstly I studied Philosophy in Moscow State University (MSU) which for ever changed my perception and gave me endless range of themes for contemplation. After finishing university, I moved to Paris and, there, I understood that the best way to express my ideas is art. I was taking various drawing courses at l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) and educated myself by getting acquainted with the masterpieces from Le Louvres, the museum of Cluny, the Quai d'Orsay, Pompidou Centre,... I went through many different techniques but by the moment I am in love with ink pointillism.
I am not sure how to define my art. For me it is each time a quest and research. Many different problems are grabbing my attention: philosophical, physical, biological,... and my art is my way to make different concepts clearer for me and to attract to them the attention of my spectators.
I am member of MAMA - Movement of Aleatoric Modern Artists - and the United Designers of Moscow.
Go through the different projects and let yourself to perceive and enjoy. Send your messages, commands or questions by email.
March 2016 - Interview as featured artist in Sapere Magazine
September 2015 - Highlighthollywood.com article about 4th place in Category 38, Religious or spiritual
September 2015 - Highlighthollywood.com article about 2nd place in Category 11 of American Art Awards, Erotic - Female
September 2015 - 2nd place in Category 11 of American Art Awards, Erotic - Female and 4th place in Category 38, Religious or spiritual
May 2015 - Interview for the Tokyo Art Fair
April 2014 - Artwork of the month on FigureWorks
July 2013 - Artist Portfolio Magazine Anniversary II Issue
December 2012 - Catapult magazine Issue #16
November 2012 - La Gazette des Arts, Special Artistes Indépendants 2012
2012 - Catalog Société des Artistes Indépendants