Professor Aušra Lisauskienė
Head of Graphic Design Department
Head of MA program
Studies / Vilnius Art Institute (now Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts) from 1979 to 1984.
Grants and Scholarships / Scholarship of Norway 1996; Scholarships of Lithuanian State 2004, 2010, 2015, 2017; Grant of France 2012; Grant of China 2017, 2018.
Membership / Lithuanian Graphic Design Association LGDA (member of ico-D); The International Association of typography ATYPI (member - the Country's Delegate).
Awards / „Certificate of Excellence“ of The European Desing Annual 2000, “Graphis” Silver Award 2015; “Red Dot Communication Design Award 2016”.
Aušra Lisauskienė is a graphic designer working in communication design, typography and calligraphy areas. Her field of interest is a visual examination of the phenomenon of typography and practice in graphic design, visual arts, and new media. She is designing identities and communication systems for cultural events, exhibitions, is illustrating and designing books, creates typefaces, is an expert in the field of type design and typography; organizes and supervises the international exhibitions, including, since 2008 “Traveling Letters" exhibition in many European countries. Participates in important international exhibitions and competitions, has won awards. Her works are included into the graphic design books of publishers' “Rotovision”, “Harper Collins”, “Rockport”, “How books”, “Graphis”, “ETAPES” and magazines "Novum", "Artlab. In addition to the teaching and the professional practice, participates and presents papers at international conferences, conducts workshops for students in Finland (Aalto University, Lahti Institute of Design), France (Paris Ecole Estienne), Greece (TEI), China (CAFA, HUHST), Belarus (Grodno J. Kupala University), Poland (Polish-Japanese academy of information technology), German (Stuttgart MERZ Academy), Island Arts University (Reykjavik).
The most important works 2011-2019
- The international project "The Art of the Balts”- identity, communication system and exhibition catalogs 2009-2011;
- The book "Architectural composition" - the finalist of “50 Books / 50 Covers” 2012 contest; The book "Meno Celes" - the finalist of “50 Books / 50 Covers” 2014 contest (AIGA and Design Observer, New York, USA);
- Logo „Heartprint“ - the finalist of the Graphic Design Award competition by Yamaha. 2015
- The book „Absoliuti tekstile” - the winner of the RED DOT Communication Design Award. 2016
- The Exhibition design dedicated to A. J. Greimas 100 years Anniversary in Paris EHESS, Kaunas and Vilnius. 2017
- The exposition and a catalogue graphic designer for the thirst exhibition for MO museum “Visas menas apie mus”. 2018