was born in Lithuania. Since 1992 she has lived in Denver, CO. The journey through life has taken her to photography, and eventually to painting, which has been her passion for the last 7 years. With some guidance from professional artists, she is mainly self-taught and derives her inspiration from nature, travels, and love of art. She loves to read and does so in several languages, and also writes poetry. Nijolė has had many solo exhibitions in Denver, one solo exhibition in Chicago. Her art is also represented by an art gallery in Lisbon, Portugal.