Artūras Šimonis

Born  in 1976 Kaunas, Lithuania.
Stage and Costume designer.
Educated and graduated from Vilnius Art Academy, Stage design and Costume speciality 1994- 2000 (BA and MA studies), Estonian Academy of Arts 1999 (MA studies) and St’Martin’s College  2000- 2001 (London, MA studies).
He has created set and costume designs for many productions in Lithuania (Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, State Youth Theatre, State Russian Drama Theatre, Klaipeda Drama Theatre, Klaipeda Musical Theatre and many others) as well abroad (Latvian National Drama Theatre, Azerbaijan S. Vurgun’s Russian Drama Theatre, M.Auezov’s National Academic Drama Theatre of Kazakhstan). He has worked with many famous Lithuanian directors (P. Gaidys, D. Tamulevičiūtė, J. Vaitkus).
Since 2014 he teaches at the Monumental Painting and Scenography department at Vilnius Art Academy.