2004 - present (tenured since 2009)
Professor at Kunsthochschule für Medien, Köln – Academy of Media Arts, Cologne 

Present -- Vilnius Art Academy (LT)
Past -- International School of New Media, (DE), Siauliu University, (LT), Bauhaus University (DE), University of Borås (SE), Kaunas Technical University (LT), Tallinn University (EST), Riga International School of Business and Architecture (LV), Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (LT), Liepaja University (LV), The National Autonomous University of Mexico (MX), Lisbon University (PT), Sint-Lucas Gent (BE)


2006 – present.
“Gamification” at the iWeek festival, Liepaja (LV), “Gamification - from Splendor to Misery” a public seminar at Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius (LT),
Keynote “Tendencies and Trends in Gaming” at the BLON festival Klaipeda (LT),
“Accelerated Habitat” at Successful R&I in Europe: 7th European Networking Event for Horizon 2020, Cologne (DE). “War Aesthetics” at the Corpus Ludus Militaris Conference, Panemunes Castle (LT). “Residual Gaming” at the GameDev 2015 Conference, Tallinn (EE). “Inter.Ludes” at the Goethe Institut Montreal (CA). “Ghostology” at the Baltic Film and Media School of Tallinn University, Tallinn (EE), “Un(a)Counting”, lecture and moderation of artist presentations Vilnius Art Academy, Vilnius (LT), “Artists in Industry - international design conference” lecture and panel moderation at the National Administration of Romanian Cultural Fund, Cluj (RO), Moderator of discussion panel and artistic presentations at the Contrabbando Symposium at Nida Art Colony, Nida (LT), Keynote “Role of academic sector enhancing Cultural and Creative Industries” at Artists in Industry International Conference at the University of Architecture and Urbanism Ion Mincu, Bucharest (RO),
“Personal and Group Emancipation through Art Education—a political context-specific experience” at Faculty of Arts of the University of Ordea, Oradea (RO). “Educational Strategies in Constituting Creative Encounters and Fostering Experience Articulation” and round-table discussion at the 3rd international conference of the Urban Creative Poles project on Cluster and Location Marketing for cultural and creative industries. Linköping (SE). “Pandemic of Virtual” at the USEFUL SYMBIOSIS Conference at Palacký University of Olomouc, (CZ). “Current tendencies in the interactive an gaming sector of EU” at the Forum on future of gaming at Riseba University, Riga, together with Latvian Ministry of Economics. (LV). “Educational philosophies of the KHM” and round-table discussion at 11th International Festival of Animated Films AniFest (CZ). “Creative Approaches in Animation Education” at the Arteleku Art Center, Donostia/San Sebastian (ES). Presenation of “Paidia Institute” at The Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Practices Cluster at University of Hull, Scarborough (UK). “Unorthodox Educational Strategies” at the Riseba University, Riga (LV). Speech at “Couch Surfing” conference at Nida Artist Colony, Nida (LT). Speech at I’Week, Liepaja University, Liepaja (LV). “Identity in Non Existing Spaces” speech at the Intuition – Kognition – Gedächtnis - Verlust symposium at Tanzhaus Köln (DE). Speech at the Forum for Creative Society— a forum organized by the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania and the Committee on Education Science and Culture of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania (LT). “Migrating Reality” conference. Speech and panel moderation, Berlin (DE). Lecture and the workshop at the
“Animations Masters Workshop” of the 5th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis, Vilnius (LT). Speech at the “Enter 4” Conference, Siauliai (LT). Public lecture “Trick vs. Truth. The Double Life of 3D”, at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, (DE). Speechat the “The Sphere of Media: Philosophy, Communication, Art” Conference, Vilnius (LT).

2008 - present
Paidia Institute, Köln (Germany). 
2008- founding director.
2013– 2014 Senior researcher at Kaunas University of Technology (LT) 
2018- 2019 at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (LT)

2008 – present.
Expert at the Lithuanian Council for Culture. Expert at Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, Lithuania. Expert at the Lithuanian Research Council. Expert for Pratice-based PhD Programme at Liepaja University (LV). EU Accreditation Committee of Estonian Art Academy 2009 and 2016 and 2017. EU Commission’s MEDIA program 2008-2012, EU’s Horizon2020, ISEA2010, AniFest2011, LaTrobe University 2015, “Kurz und Schön” festival 2009, faculty evaluation at Münster University of Applied Sciences 2009, Visual Effects Society (Hollywood) 2003

Walt Disney Studios (Technical director for the feature animations), Oddworld Inhabitants (Look development technical director), Metrolight Studios (special effects and animation technical director), Artist's Inc., (character animator) Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (graphic designer), Wexner Center for the Arts (exhibition preparation staff).

1993 – present.
Interview for Lithuanian National Radio. 2017 Theme: differences and similarities between American, German and Lithuanian educational systems.
Editor and author of 2 articles at the “Corpus Ludus Militaris”—a book published by Vilnius Academy of Arts. Interview for La.Press Montreal (CA). Interview on Creative industries and Education for Forbes International Magazine (RO). Author of the “The Art of Summer”, a collection of art and essays related to “Whale in Baltic” symposium. “Ghostology” Interview and presentation for the Arte TV (EU). “The Art of Summer: On an Iconography of Time and Value Based Perspectives” an article for the online magazine Balsas (LT). An interview for the magazine Balsas. An interview for the Lithuanian National Television on importance of design and innovation. An interview for Siauliu Television (LT). “Zilvinas Lilas. About the Search for Identity” Interview for online daily (LT) “Crisis? Long Live Crisis!” Interview for the Lithuanian cultural weekly Literatura ir Menas, (LT). Interview for the WDR 3 (a largest state run radio station in Germany). Mentioned in press: Retorika by Virgis Kincinaitis in “Literatura ir Menas” (LT). Mentioned in press: Postmodernism by Saulius Grigoravicius in “Kulturos Barai” magazine (LT). Mentioned in press: Interpretavimo paradoksai (The paradox of interpretation) by Virgis Kincinaitis in “Postmodernizmo Landsaftai” a monthly magazine on postmodern cultures (LT)

2006 – present
AI Laboratory
at Nida Artist Colony.
Animocene KUNO workshop at Vilnius Art Academy.
Scantology workshop, lectures at Greifswald University. 
Character Design for Animation, at NIDA Art Colony/Vilnus Academy of Arts
Humanizing 3D at National Institute of Design – Andhra Pradesh, India.
Truth in Your Hand at iWeek festival, Liepaja (LV). 
Pointclouds as cinematic medium- workshop and symposium. DAAD supported workshop on usage of motion capture techniques to enhance non-realistic animation (co-organized with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University), Sunset (Liepaja University), 
Corpus Ludus Militaris (Panemune’s castle), Forensic Flaneur (Kaunas Technical University), 
Inter.Ludes (Concordia University, Montreal), 
Un(a)Counting (Vilnius Art Academy), 
Arth-o-thlon (EU funded TV game show) Lithuanian National Television, 
Migrating Art Academies (Co-author. EU funded 2 year long artistic-academic project), 
Regime (a 144 hour gallery performance. Berlin), 
Beached (Nida, LT), Whale in Baltic (workshop, exhibition, symposium, publication). 
Banba (residency, workshop, exhibition)

1996  Master of Fine Arts
The Ohio State University (USA)

1991  Diplom of an Artist (6 years continuous program)
Vilnius Academy of the Arts (Lithuania)