Monika Žaltauskaitė - Grašienė
Monika Žaltauskaitė Grašienė – ŽALTĖ is a visual and textile artist and the Head and Associate Profesor of Textile Department, Kaunas Faculty, Vilnius Academy of Arts. Educated VAA Master of Arts, Art Licenziate degree, ESMOD, Paris, France, Bergen Academy of Arts, Norway. An artist, she have become well-known across worldwide, and her works have been noticed by many curators. She was awarded severeal times and her works are in public and private collections. Since 2013 she is a board member of the Kaunas Biennial. She has curated and managed a number of local, national and international exhibitions and projects, including a major Kaunas Biennial Her focus is on building international relations between artists, organisations and cultural operators through interdisciplinary art projects, artist promotion and networking.