Irena Saparnis

Irena Saparnis, a Lithuanian born, Masters Degreed Architect and Artist, graduated from the University of Technology in Vilnius.  She enjoyed an early career in architectural design and in 1993 moved to Illinois & began producing beautiful batik “paintings”. Her interest in architecture and more is reflected in her work, her mission is to infuse all her subjects with new spirit.  Batik is a fascinating and complicated technique which involves multiple applications of waxing and dyeing the fabric.