Aušra Kiudulaitė was born in 1978 in Vilnius, Lithuania. She has a master degree from Vilnius Academy of Arts (VAA) and is now working as a freelance illustrator and runs creative workshops for children as well as students and art professionals. Aušra actively participates in international exhibitions. festivals and book fairs.
In 2016 her first picture book Happiness is a Fox was published which became a national phenomenon and also gained international attention when it was published by Thames and Hudson in the UK. The book received many awards including The Best Book of the Year Award in 2017 in Lithuania, The Most Beautiful Book of the Year by LBBY in 2016.
Aušra has been selected for the LBBY Honour list in 2018 and 2023.