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Lolita Jablonskiene

Born in 1962 in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 1980–1985 studied at the Vilnius Academy of Arts, Department of Art History and Theory. PhD in Art History and Theory (1995). In 1993–1999 worked as a deputy director of the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts–Lithuania, in 2000–2002 – head of the Contemporary Art Information Center of the Lithuanian Art Museum, since 2002 chief curator of the Lithuanian National Gallery of Art (in 2004–2009 supervised the project of the reconstruction and extension of the NGA building). Has curated art exhibitions in her home country and abroad, contributed art critical texts to Lithuanian and foreign press; an ex-commissioner of the Lithuanian pavilions at the Venice Biennial in 1999 and 2005. Since 1993 lectures in the Vilnius Academy of Arts (since 2004 – associate professor). Since 1994 member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), since 1995 – member of the Association of Lithuanian Art Historians. Has been a member of several national boards advising on issues of cultural policy: the Lithuanian Arts and Culture Board, the committee of Lithuanian National Arts and Culture Prizes among them. 
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