Jadwiga Solińska, folk artist
Ms Jadwiga Solińska (born on 1 January 1929 in Wąsosz) is an outstanding folk artist. She is most successful in traditional folk arts (and crafts), decorative art and writing. The citizen of Wąsosz is a nationally recognised folk artist. She is also renowned abroad. Her works feature traditional and Vilnius Easter palms, traditional Christmas ornaments (angels, ballerinas, hay star ornaments), paper crepe flowers, and many forms of Wycinanki – self-designed papercut art. Earlier, Ms Jadwiga created dried flowers arrangements, flowers made of feathers, many forms of hay decorations. She also has plenty of folk stories and songs to share.