My name is Marius Strolia. I was born in 1974 in Panevėžys, Lithuania. I have graduated from the secondary and an art school in Panevėžys. Then, from 1992 to 1997 I studied at the Art Faculty of Šiauliai University. There I got the diploma in Arts and teacher’s speciality. I continued my studies (from 1997 to1999) at the same University, taking courses towards Master’s degree, and on completion I was awarded the MA diploma. Now, I am working as a teacher in Vilnius Disabled Children Educational Centre ,,Viltis” and in Lithuanian Art Therapy Center.
When I was a student, I used to take a part in students’ exhibitions during the students’ art days. In 1999 I had the first personal exhibition of paintings and collages at the art gallery ,,Laiptai” (Šiauliai).
I have organized many personal exhibitions and I have participated in group exhibitions too.
The main personal exhibitions:
8th – 29th of January, 1999 – exhibition of paintings and collages at the Art Gallery ,,Laiptai” (Šiauliai).
8th – 26th of July, 1999 – exhibition of paintings at the Art Gallery of Panevėžys.
24th of February – 14th of March, 2000 – exhibition of mixed media art, collages and installations ,,All Colours of ,,Žalgiris” – the review of Lithuanian basketball at Šiauliai Art Gallery.
May, 2000 – exhibition of paintings at the Gallery of Martynas Mažvydas National Library in Vilnius.
2004 - exhibition of paintings at “Karolina” Hotel in Vilnius.
April, 2006 - exhibition of paintings “About Flowers” at Lithuanian Artist’s Association exhibition hall in Vilnius.
5th -15th of January, 2010 exhibition of paintings at Vilnius Municipality.
February, 2010 – January, 2011 exhibition of paintings at “Martial” Hotel in Vilnius.
2010 July 1st – August 30th exhibition of paintings “From History” at Kairenai Botanic Garden in Vilnius.
February, 2011 – exhibition of paintings at Lithuanian Parliament Informational Office.
February, 2012 – exhibition of paintings and objects ,,Išvalyta” at Lithuanian Parliament Second Palace‘s Gallery.
October 6th - 26th, 2014 - exhibition of paintings at Kairenai Botanic Garden ,,From an Apple Tree".
April 25th- May 15th , 2015- exhibition of paintings at Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.