Lithuanian Culture Institute

Edvardas Jazgevičius

Lithuanian Culture Institute
Edvardas Jazgevičius

Children’s book illustration offers unlimited possibilities for imagination. It’s a fascinating opportunity to supplement the narrative with one’s own images, which help children grasp the writer’s ideas. My long time dream is to create animation.

Born: September 2, 1969, Vilnius, Lithuania.
1988 – 1994 Graphic art studies, Vilnius Academy of Arts.
1992 Traineeship, Salzburg Sommerakademie, Austria.
1999 – present Employed at the publishing house “Alma Littera”.
Vilnius, Lithuania
Book art, illustration, photography.
Salzburg Summer Academy Exhibition, Salzburg, Austria, 1992.

“Kunstschouw”, Westerschouwen, Netherlands, 1995.

Poster exhibition “Festival de L’air du Temps”, Montivilliers, France, 1995.

Solo graphic art exhibition, gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1997.

International Book Illustration Triennial, gallery “Arka”, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2000.

Solo graphic art exhibition, Utena Museum of Regional Studies, Utena, Lithuania, 2002.

Illustrarium: Contemporary Lithuanian Children’s Book Illustration“, Bologna children’s book fair, Italy, 2011.
2000 IBBY Lithuanian Section Award for the best children’s book of the year – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Nuostabusis Ozo šalies burtininkas), Vilnius, Lithuania.

Didysis medžiotojas Mikas Pupkus (Adventures of the Great Hunter Mikas Pupkus): [short novel], Vytautas Petkevičius, Vilnius: Alma littera, 2001.

Nuostabusis Ozo šalies burtininkas (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz): [fairy-tale], Frank Limen Baum, Vilnius: Alma littera, 2000.