Born in Vilnius on December 22, 1970


From 2022, ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the Holy See

2009–2022, director of the Church Heritage Museum

From 2020, associate professor of the Department of Art History and Theory of the Vilnius Academy of Arts

From 2018, lecturer of the Department for Continental Philosophy and Religious Studies of Vilnius University

2012–2020, lecturer of the Vilnius Academy of Arts

2003–2016, lecturer of the Centre for Religious Studies and Research of Vilnius University

From 2002, lecturer of the course in Christian archaeology of Vilnius St Joseph Seminary



2009–2011, postdoctoral studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts

2002–2005, doctorate studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts

1997–2000, studies of church heritage at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

1990–1996, painting studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts

1980–1985, studies at Justinas Vienožinskis Art School for Children



From 2010, membership in the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

From 2009, membership in the Lithuanian Artists’ Association

From 2005, membership in the Lithuanian Art Historians’ Society


Internships, fellowships, awards

2021 – St Christopher’s award “For the preservation of Vilnius church art and a modern way of presenting it to the public”

2020 – Lithuanian state grant for a creator of culture and art

2019 – Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

2018 – Lithuanian Government’s Prize for a Creator of Culture and Art

2017 – Lithuanian state grant for a creator of culture and art

2015 – Medal of the order “For Merits to Lithuania”

2009, February-March, creative internship at the studio of the Vilnius Academy of Arts Cité Internationale des Arts. Educational grant from the Lithuanian state

2008, January-March, academic internship at the Fondation maison des sciences de l᾿homme, Paris. Andrew W. Mellon fellowship


Art competitions

2020 – painting The Wall (oil on canvas, 2020), winner of the art competition “The Future We Want” in the United Nations Office in Geneve


Works in churches

2020 – painting Blessed Mykolas Giedraitis in the Oxford Catholic Church of Holy Rood

2017 – painting Blessed Jordan of Saxony in the Vilnius Church of St Philip and St James

Her works have been acquired by MO Museum, Lewben Art Foundation, and private collections in Lithuania and abroad.