Audrius Janušonis

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Born in 1968. In 1994 he graduated from the Vilnius Academy of Arts where he studied ceramics. Since 1993 he has participated in exhibitions and symposiums in Austria, Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, UK, and the USA. The artist has arranged a number of solo exhibitions. He has been a member of the Lithuanian Artists Union since 1997. He has won awards such as the 2nd Prize at the Tallinn Triennial of Applied Arts Possession, Estonia (2000), 3rd Prize at the 32nd International Ceramics Competition CICA, Spain (2012), Lithuanian Artists Union Golden Badge No.038 (2012), Grand Prix at the Kaunas Biennial UNITEKSTAS, Lithuania (2013). The artist has won the State Endowment prizes (1997, 2004 to 2005, 2011) and the McKnight Foundation Grant, USA (2006). The artist works at the Alytus Art School and also creates as a studio artist.
The artist was a participant of the symposiums in 1996, 2002 and 2014.