Born in 1939, Sutkus studied journalism at Vilnius University between 1958 –1964. He was one of the founders of the Lithuanian Society of Photographic Art in 1969, and its chairman in 1980 – 1989. In 1989 –1990 and since 1996 – the chairman of the Union of the Lithuanian Art Photographers. in 1983 he received the Lithuanian State Premium for Art; in 1997 he was decorated with the Order of the Grand Duke Gediminas of the 4th degree; in 1998 he received the Art Award of the Lithuanian Government. In 2001–2002 he won the Erna&Victor Hasselblad Foundation (Sweden) grant Documentation and Conservation of Antanas Sutkus’ Archive of Photographs. In 2003 received the National Premium for Art.
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