Kestutis Kasparavicius - Fine Artist

Kestutis Kasparavicius

Vilnius - Lithuania

 
 
 

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Kestutis Kasparavicius

Vilnius - Lithuania

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Fine Artist

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Kęstutis Kasparavičius is a widely recognized author and illustrator of over 50 children’s books published all around the world. Ever since 1984, Kestutis’ books were translated into 22 different languages such as Chinese, Spanish, German, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Korean, and many more.

Kestutis is famous for his short feel-good stories about various comic characters. Bears, pigs, rabbits, and turtles find themselves trapped in puzzling and though-provoking situations. Kestutis’ watercolor illustrations are extremely detailed that draws-in children’s attention. Flying rabbits and talking strawberries unleash children’s creativity and confidence development. The artwork is colorful and bright. Even the smallest children who don't know yet how to read usually find the books engaging and entertaining. The adults, on the other hand, are pleased with Kestutis' refreshing humor and trademark wit.

The latest books:
The Little Winter
The White Elephant
Rabbit Marcus the Great
Florencius the Gardener
The Missing Picture
Strawberry Day (Mysterious Stories)
The Short Stories
The Silly Stories

During his career, Kestutis has won multiple international awards such as The Baltic Sea Region Jānis Baltvilks International Prize in Children's Literature and Book Art, Riga, (2010), The Gold Sign of Lithuanian Artists Assotiation (2010), Lithuanian Children`s Literary Award (2008), The Best Lithuanian Children’s Book (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009), Diploma of Tallin Illustrations Triennial (2006), Bologna Illustrators Exhibition Award for Excellence (2003), The II Diploma Premi International Catalonia d`Illustracio, Barcelona (1994), The Illustrator of the Year by Bologna Children`s Book Fair (1993), The Golden Pen of Belgrade (1990).

Kęstutis was nominated for The Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008 and 2010, also for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2005 and 2006.

Kestutis Kasparavicius was born in 1954 at Aukstadvaris, Lithuania. His parents who were teachers sent him to the capital city Vilnius to study choir conducting at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art (1962–1972). Kestutis transitioned from music to visual arts and worked on his Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in graphic design at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts (1972–1981). He started as a graphic designer at a publishing house where his talent for illustrating was noticed. In 1984, Kestutis was published his first book, and the rest is history.

Kestutis has four children and a grandson. He lives in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Kestutis Kasparavicius’ books were published by a number of publishers including:
Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA, USA)
Harry N.Abrams (New York, NY, USA)
Calligram (Paris, France)
Gotmer-Becht-Aramith (Bloemendaal, The Netherlands)
Nieko Rimto (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Esslinger Verlag, (Esslingen, Germany)
Coppenrath Verlag (Munster, Germany)
Agertofts Forlag (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Papadopoulos (Athens, Greece)
Comma22 (Bologna, Italy)
OM Books (Moscow, Russia)
IDMI Verlag (Vienna, Austria)
Fondo de Cultura Economica (Mexico City, Mexico)
Livraria Martins Fontes Editora (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Editora Atica (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Thule Ediciones (Barcelona, Spain)
Yavneh (Jerusalem, Israel)
Jakkajungsin Publishing (Seoul, South Korea)
Daeyeon Publishing (Seoul, South Korea)
Grimm Press (Taipei, Taiwan)

Websites:
www.kestutiskasparavicius.com
www.facebook.com/kestutis.kaspar

Contact details:
Email: kasparart@yahoo.com
Email: kestutis@kestutiskasparavicius.com
Tel.: +370 62443211


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Illustrations from the book Short Stories by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Little Pig
 

Little Pig by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Mirror
 

Mirror by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Two Rabbits 02
 

Two Rabbits 02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

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Kangaroo 02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

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Kangaroo by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Musicians
 

Musicians by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Cloud
 

Cloud by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - The King Axe
 

The King Axe by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Wood
 

Wood by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Master Pocketknife 02
 

Master Pocketknife 02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Master Pocketknife
 

Master Pocketknife by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Moon02
 

Moon02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Moon
 

Moon by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Rebellion against dictator Hammer
 

Rebellion against dictator Hammer by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Hammer
 

Hammer by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Raid
 

Raid by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Bagels Letters OUOC
 

Bagels Letters OUOC by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Flying Cat02
 

Flying Cat02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Hairdryer
 

Hairdryer by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Domestic Wind Hairdryer
 

Domestic Wind Hairdryer by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Pillow
 

Pillow by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Goodnight
 

Goodnight by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - My Telly02
 

My Telly02 by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - My Telly
 

My Telly by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Wrong Lantern-Darkler
 

Wrong Lantern-Darkler by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - My Lamp
 

My Lamp by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Reading
 

Reading by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Pelican
 

Pelican by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Soup in the Lake
 

Soup in the Lake by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Stradivarius Violin
 

Stradivarius Violin by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Nomad
 

Nomad by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - The first date
 

The first date by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Self-portrait with my things
 

Self-portrait with my things by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - The worst musician
 

The worst musician by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Kiss
 

Kiss by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Penguins
 

Penguins by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - While and Polar Bear
 

While and Polar Bear by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Giraffe
 

Giraffe by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Scary Story
 

Scary Story by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Automobile
 

Automobile by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Flying cat
 

Flying cat by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Mushrooms
 

Mushrooms by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Martians
 

Martians by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Chair Race
 

Chair Race by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Mysterious Guest
 

Mysterious Guest by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Pigs
 

Pigs by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Snake
 

Snake by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Two Rabbits
 

Two Rabbits by Kestutis Kasparavicius

Kestutis Kasparavicius - Hill
 

Hill by Kestutis Kasparavicius

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