Description Illustrations from the book The Missing Picture by Kestutis KasparaviciusNieko Rimto, Vilnius, 2007Thule Ediciones, Barcelona, 2007Watercolour, 40x22cmText and more illustrations http://kestutis.multiply.com
Kestutis Kasparavicius was born in 2 June, 1954 Aukstadvaris, Lithuania.
In 1962- 1972 studied at M.K.Ciurlionis Art School, a choir conducting class.
In 1972- 1981 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vilnius, a graphic design class.
Since 1984 he has been working as a children`s books illustrator and author and has completed 40 books.
His works has published for various publishers from whole world: Vyturys, Vilnius; Esslinger Verlag, Esslingen; Coppenrath Verlag, Munster; Grimm Press, Taipei; Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale.
Kestutis Kasparavicius books have translated into fourteen languages.
In 1993 he was honored as Illustrator of the Year by Bologna Children`s Book Fair,
2003 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition Award for Excellence and his illustrations have selected for fair`s exhibition eleven times.
Kestutis was also awarted the Golden Pen of Belgrade in 1990, and the II Diploma Premi International Catalonia d`Illustracio, Barcelona in 1994.
Kestutis favorite technology is watercolour.
He, his wife Raimonda and four children live near Vilnius, Lithuania.