Danutė Jazgevičiūtė graduated from the Lithuania State Institute of Art in 1969 (now the Vilnius Academy of Art). She has been an active participant in symposia and group exhibitions since 1976, with some 10 solo exhibitions, and a presence in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Croatia, and Italy. For 26 years, she was a lecturer at the Culture and Arts Education Institute at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. She says of her influence, “The most important experience and encounter is nature and people surrounding me…. Thus, I communicate my ideas through forms, colors, and surface textures, and I create objects prompted by the impressions, moods, and experiences.