About the author
Birute Bernotiene McCarthy finished fashion costume studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts. 1983 she was accepted to Lithuanian Artist Association. Lithianian Arts foundation has purchased some of her works. Artist has held personal exhibitions in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Riga, Kaliningrad as well as Sweden and USA. Her tapestries can be found in Klaipeda national library, hotels and private interiors.
There was a period of creating fashion collections from silk and linen. Materials were hand-painted.
Artist became interested in making dolls after giving birth to two daughters. As a fashion designer she is inspired by forms, lines, colours and styles. Dolls were like joy for her soul and eyes. She took part in national art dolls exhibitions.
After finishing professor's career, the artist dedicates all of her time to painting. She only paints positive artworks. Her aim is to bring warmth and individuality to home interiors.