1978 born in the southern ethnographic region of Lithuania, European Union (EU): Dzukija


1985-1995 completed Art School, Druskininkai, Lithuania, EU


1996 graduated with diploma from Atgimimo High School, Druskininkai, Lithuania, EU


1996-2001 awarded a BA degree in Fine Arts and Woodworking at Pedagogical University, Siauliai, Lithuania, EU


1996-2001 danced in Folk Dance Ensemble SAULE


2000-2001 worked as an Art Teacher, Sauletekio High School, Lithuania, EU


2001 moved to Brantford, CT, USA


2001-2003 worked on various art projects involving set design, landscape architecture, paintings and murals; assembled his art portfolio

2003 completed English language courses at Yale University, CT, USA


2003-2004 completed fine arts courses for professional development at Paier College of Art, CT, USA


2004-2006 awarded an MFA Degree in Fine Art and Illustration at Western Connecticut State University, CT, USA; received MFA award as the top student in the graduating class


2004 received “Knights of Lithuania” scholarship, New Haven CT, USA


2005 invited by faculty to develop curricula and instructional materials for undergraduate students, Western Connecticut State University, CT, USA


2005-2010 worked as an Art Instructor at Western Connecticut State University, New Haven University, Tabor Art School and Guilford Art Center, CT, USA


2006-2011 worked as Art Professor at Eastern Connecticut State, Willimantic, CT , USA


2006 published children’s book: “Zoolidays”


2006 created children’s show “Story Time Extravaganza”; educational and performance to inspire children’s inspiration and interest towards art across the United States and Europe 2007 Teofilio Petraicio Art Award, Ciurliono Galerija, Lemont, IL, USA


2008 served as one of the principal artists for set and prop design and illustration for staging the 13thInternational Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival, Los Angeles, CA, USA


2009 in cooperation with illustrator Gintaras Jocius published a second children’s book: “What did Vukas forget?”


2011 moved to Los Angeles, CA, USA


2011 serving as principal artistic consultant for Lithuanian Heritage Society nonprofit organization, Los Angeles, CA, USA


2012 founded Rolandas Dabriukas Art in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, CA, USA – business to provide professional illustration, art, and design services to the community


2012 served as the principal artist for set and prop design and illustration for staging the 14th International Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival, Boston, MA, USA


2012-present teaching privately to students drawing, 2-D Design, Charcoal, Watercolors, Acrylic, and Sculpture Techniques

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  • JoinedJuly 2012
  • HometownDruskininkai, Lithuania
  • Current cityLos Angeles
  • CountryAmerica


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