Vaida Varnagiene is a multidisciplinary artist based in Dublin (Ireland) originally from Klaipeda (Lithuania). After graduating from the University of Klaipeda, Lithuania (BA Landscape architecture of Town and Country Planning), Vaida worked as a landscape designer and architect for over ten years. Since coming to Ireland in 2007, she has shifted her focus to study visual art in multiple artistic media. Vaida graduated with a BA (Honours) Fine art from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2015. She received the Graphic Studio Dublin Graduate Award (2015) and is now a member of Graphic Studio Dublin.
In 2017, Vaida completed an MA (Postgraduate Certificate) in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise at UCD.
Vaida actively participates in fine art print exhibitions, symposiums, biennials and triennials around Ireland and internationally. Vaida’s work was acquired by OPW (State art collection) Ireland and private art collectors worldwide. Her artworks are included in the collections of The Bashkortostan State Nesterov Art Museum in Ufa, Russia; The Andrey Sheptytsky National Museum in Lviv, Ukraine; Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Latvia and many other institutions.