‘Fields of Panemune’ (2006) by Rūta Samaitienė
60 x 40cm, oil on canvas.
Rūta Samaitienė is a child neurologist and doctor of science working at the Children’s Hospital Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos in Lithuania. Painting was her favourite spare time activity to balance work and mindfulness. She hopes to return to painting after her retirement! She says "It is great to have an occupation that helps to express yourself."