Žygimantas Augustinas was born in 1973 in Vilnius. He studied art at Vilnius Academy of Arts, The Florence Academy of Art, and The Art Students League of New York, in 2015 Žygimantas Augustinas was awarded a Doctor of Fine Arts degree (it was the very first Doctorate in Fine Arts defended in Lithuania). Since 1998 Žygimantas Augustinas has been actively participating in art shows around the world. His works have been acquired by the National Museum of Fine Art of Lithuania, the Lewben Foundation of Art, the Modern Art Museum of Lithuania, and many private collectors. Besides artistic creation, Žygimantas Augustinas has been teaching since 2006 at Vilnius Academy of Arts. He also reads public lectures, organizes workshops, and participates in conferences in Lithuania and abroad. The main topics are the relation between image, reality, and thinking.