Petronele Gerlikiene

Painter and textile artist Petronele Gerlikiene (1905-1979) in her son’s studio. Vilnius, 1977. My grandmother Petronele Gerlikiene, nee Kromelyte was born in Chicago, the USA in 1905. In 1908, together with her parents, she came back to Lithuania and settled in the village of Mažrimai in Žemaitija region (Samogitia). After retirement, she lived with her […]

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Christmas and New Years Wishes

Dear Friends, Family, and Art Lovers, I wish you a very happy Christmas and a wonderful, creative and prosperous New Year 2019. May it be filled with joy, inspiration, good deeds, spiritual attainment, pleasure moments, love… These spiritual window-shoppers, who idly ask, ‘How much is that?’ Oh, I’m just looking. They handle a hundred items […]

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On Confidence

Confidence actually is an integral part of theta (Greek for thought or the spirit). Real confidence is an integral part of theta, it is theta. At the beginning after realising that I asked myself: How could this be? Sometimes people seem full of confidence… Yet they aren’t. That’s exactly the point, they aren’t. If the […]

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Welcome to my renewed website. The old one gerlikaite.lt, got misplaced and scattered between different servers and moving, and changes in my own life. I have no regrets, however, it feels quite refreshing to have a new and fresh start, to review all I have done so far, to take into consideration lessons learned and […]

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