Adasa SKLIUTAUSKAITĖ

Born in Kaunas in 1931, she lives in Vilnius. She graduated from the Lithuanian State Art Institute in 1955 with a diploma in graphic art, and started to exhibit work in 1958. Her oeuvre includes graphic work, filmstrips and puppets. She has designed and illustrated about 40 children’s books. She drew illustrations for the children’s magazines Genys and Žvaigždutė (The Little Star), and collaborated with the children’s magazine Vesiolyje kartinki (Merry Little Pictures) which was published in Moscow. She is popular with children, as most of her illustrations are lively and convincing, portraying the lives of children and their relations with grown-ups.