Kastytis JUODIKAITIS

Born in the village of Degučiai in the Ukmergė district in 1932, he died in Grigiškės in the Vilnius district in 2000. He graduated from the Lithuanian State Art Institute in 1960 with a diploma in graphic art. He made illustrations for the children’s magazine Genys. In 1969 he was awarded a diploma for the primary school second form reader Abėcėlė (The Alphabet) at the Leipzig Book Fair. Juodikaitis has participated in exhibitions of engravings and ex libris, and illustrated about 40 children’s books. He made his most interesting illustrations in the 1960s.