Lidija GLINSKIENĖ

Born in Ramygala in 1938, she lives in Vilnius. She graduated from the Lithuanian State Art Institute in Vilnius in 1963, and began to work as an artist for the Experimental Artistic Construction Bureau, where she designed projects for the packaging and advertising of toys. She has illustrated about ten children’s books since 1964, participated in shows in Lithuania, Estonia and Italy, developed the concept of the folklore tradition, and implemented new means of expression. She won an award in Tallinn in 1968 for her illustrations to the fairy tale Geležinnagė (Iron Fingernails) by Mykolas Sluckis. In 1969, the book represented Soviet children’s book illustration at the Children’s Book Fair in Bologna.