Salomeja Jastrumskyte was born on 24 March 1975 in Taurage. In 2000 she graduated from Siauliai University, the Department of Arts and Crafts. In 2003 she began her doctoral studies at Vilnius Academy of Art and joined the Lithuanian Art Union. She teaches social psychology, the philosophy of art, visual anthropology, Eastern art, and 20th-century art history at Vilnius Academy of Art and Siauliai University. She has curated many art exhibitions, and published many articles on art and art criticism. From 1998 till 2004 she organised ten personal exhibitions and took part in thirtythree collective exhibitions in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and the USA. In 2003 she was awarded as an art critic by Siauliai municipality.