Jonas Kulikauskas, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2012. Photo by Giampiero Assumma.
Jonas Kulikauskas is a Los Angeles based interdisciplinary artist who offers critical examinations of communities, institutions, and traditions. A son of Lithuanian refugees, he is inspired by his heritage, fatherhood, and faith.
Kulikauskas has exhibited nationally and internationally, including a solo exhibition at the historical Presidential Palace Museum, M.K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania His most recent project, Yosemite People, culminated in an award-winning book, is scheduled for a national tour in 2020, and has been entered into the permanent collection at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian. Kulikauskas has been a part-time faculty member of ArtCenter College of Design since 2002 where he twice received the Samsung Faculty Enrichment Grant.