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We are socially responsible company that cares - we do think about needs of people that has less luck than others and we do a lot about it.
For care of employment of disabled people, for encouraging children from social risk families or disabled children to draw, for being responsible for our environment Company got Socially Responsible Business Award 2018.
More than half of our employees are disabled people. We endeavor them to feel valuable, advantageous, needed. We encourage them to learn. All employees can participate in decision making of the company.
We encourage personal development and knowledge seeking. We are permanently supporting various organizations, contests with our products and actively participate in social activities. Since 2018 we have started to provide art lessons to ill, disabled or children form socially sensitive groups. Every year we dedicate production of a few thousand Euros for charity projects. For more information about our charity projects - look below.
Architecture Student Contest SIKON2020
On 28 June, the SIKON2020 final event took place. SIKON is a competition for ideas for architectural students, established in 1983. We became this events sponsors – we gave out authentic notebooks to the winners of the competition.
Support for kittens
On 12 June, 20 euros in support was paid to the Public Institution “Naminukai”. The money was transferred according to the rule of timely completed projects. The money is intended for the care of stray kittens – food and treatment.
Support lesson in Nemenčinė
On 11 June, we held a free support lesson at the Nemenčinės Children's and Youth Centre. The lesson was led by Mindaugas Baltuška.
Drawing contest forest theme
On a 8 of June, a 5-week Forest Drawing Contest began. Anna Bogdanova, ambassador for our brand, was the organizer of the competition. For five weeks, the contestants drew and published drawings by topic – trees, mushrooms, berries, flowers, and had to draw a title drawing – Amanita. We set up prizes for the winners of the competition and were the only Instagram account posting tasks in english. We also took part in the forest competition last year.
Workshops in Portugal
On 6 of June, our partners in Portugal, Olmar organized online Urban sketching workshops. Workshop manager Pedro Loureiro. This wasn’t the first work for Pedro and workshop with our products. Our products for workshop uses are recommended.
Helping homeless kitties
The right time to make a good job is now! @smltart starts new initiative on May 12th – helping hand for homeless kitties.
How does it work? We manage lots of different projects in our everyday work. Obviously, those projects have clear deadlines. Every time we finish the project on time, our company donates 10 Eur for kitties from VšĮ „Naminukai“. Our first donation is already done. It’s great motivation for us – kitties are waiting for food and medicine!
Picture by Mindaugas Baltuška.
We are sponsors of Cyanotype workshop, that was planned to be held on 14 March. Authentic Oil&acrylic paper is very suitable for this technique. Unfortunately, the event was canceled due to quarantine.
Watercolor workshop in Dubai
On March 9, a watercolor workshop (in Russian) took place in Dubai. During the workshop, participants draw on our watercolor paper from Authentic line pads.
Lettering workshop in Poland
On 7 March, a lettering workshop was held in Warsaw. During the event, participants were able to test our notebooks and learn the secrets of the lettering.
Awards “Good” 2020
February 13 VGTU Architecture faculty student representatives organized annual students works – architecture and industrial design – awards “Good" 2020. The ones who took part and won were awarded with our Authentic Bristol sketchbooks.
28 January 2020. Excusion of 4-grade students from "Saulė" private school attended our factory to see how's paper products made and to know some paper history.
Mugur Popa's visit
27 January 2020 we had a guest in our factory. It's Romanian artist, urbansketcher Mugur Popa. He's attending International plain air "Vilniaus Spalvos". We've provided paper for his works in this plainair.
Workshop in France
11 January 2020 artist @stamp_and_color together with the art shop Paper Break organized workshop of callendar drawing. Callendars were made by hand on our #haikucards. We kindly supported the workshop with the #haikucards.
Albina Appias workshop in the event of Art teacher's association
13 December 2019. Association of art teachers organized conference named "Children discover art". We participated in the event as speakers, company and product presenters. During the event artist Albina Appias presented her unique technique and had a workshop. We participated in the workshop as sponsors - all works were done on our paper pads.
Prizes for kindergarden kontest
November 2019. Our partners UAB Imsema arranged children drawing contest for all kindergardens in Lithuania. We are happy to give prizes for the winners of the contest.
Exhibition in AP Gallery
28 October 2019. AP gallery in Vilnius intorduced exhibition of Latvian artist Dita Lūse. The exhibition is called "Nucleus". We are proud to be sponsors of it.
Art lesson in community „Lobių dirbtuvės“
17 October 2019 we had a chance to meet friendly people from community "Lobių dirbtuvės". It's community of mentally disabled people. We spend more than an hour exploring different drawing techniques and trying different types of paper.
New Art Fest in Sochi (Russia)
3-8 October 2019 Sochi was acapital of art and artists in Russia. Our Brand ambassador in Russia Anna Bogdanova made presentation about our company. Our pads were avialable for festival participants in the testing table zone of the event.
5-8 October 2019. Our frinds Atfiros fotografijos dirbtuvės participated in event „Christmas2Business“, where they presented cards made by cianotype technology. Our Authentic Oil & Acrylic pads were used for making these cards. Oil & Acrylic pads were our present to Atviros fotografijos dirbtuvės.
Urban Sketchers event in Valencia
28 September 2019. We are proud sponsors of Urban Sketchers event in Valencia, Spain.
Autumn Sketching School Riga
27 - 29 September 2019. Our friends from Urban Sketching School Riga held an autumn event. 5 workshops and a couple of sketchwalks. Workshops by Charlene Moreau (France), Alise Kinasta (Latvia) and the organizers - Agnese Aljena and Masha Zhurikova. Watercolor workshop by Alise used all range of our watercolour paper.
Lettering workshop with Tadas Čiūdaras
25 September 2019. Our Calligra[hy & Lettering pads were tested in lettering workshop with tadas Čiūdaras.
Now Japan Festival in Vilnius
10-15 September 2019. Annual festival about Japan and it's culture took place in Vilnius. Our friend Shota Kotake had workshop here and we provided paper for the workshop and prizes for workshop participants.
14-15 September 2019 @artofplanet (our Brand ambassador in Russia Anna Bogdanova) was an organizer of drawing festival. we provided paper for workshops and prizes for participants.
Urban Sketchers Symposium in Amsterdam
24 - 27 July 2019. The 10th internationa Urban Sketcherts Symposium took place in Amsterdam. We had a great opportunity to become sponsors of the event and to see sketching Amsterdam!
Art lesson in Children's hospital
3 July 2019. Together with teacher Ieva (founder of @kitokis) and Mamų unija we arranged art lesson in Children's hospital, oncohematologic unit. Even an hour spent outside the hospital ward is very valuable for children and their Mums. We also brought a big pile of drawing pads for children to practice.
Festival in Moscow - KrugARTsvetka
23 June 2019. Our partners in Russia - company MPM organized art festival in Moscow. Professionals and enthusiasts could attend workshops,lectures, booths. Our brand ambassaror Anna Bogdanova also held a workshop. Participamnts could test products from our Authentic line.
Baltic Sketching Festival in Cesis, Latvia
8 June 2019. Our friends Urban Sketchers Riga invited us to become a part of their Baltic Sketching Festival. The aim of the event was to encourage people to have drawing as a hobby. Participants could win our products as prizes in various contests and try them during workshops.
International Children's Day fest in Fabijoniškės
1 June 2019 International Children's Day fest was held in Fabijoniškės district (Vilnius). Children could attend art lessons where they could draw on our proucts. We also gave our products for charity in this event.
Conference with Art teachers' association (with UAB Imsema)
24 May 2019. Our Golden partner UAB Imsema presented products in conference, held by Lithuanian Art teachers' association. Workshop for art teachers was held there as well. We provided products for the workshop.
18 May 2019 - museum night in Vilnius. We provided paper products for Vytautas Kasiulis Art museum for the workshops held during the event.
Workshop in Olmar megastores in Porto and Sao Joao de Madeira (Portugal)
5 May 2019. Our partners in Portugal - Olmar Megastores, together with @cjanystudio, held workshops for graphics. We provided Authentic Bristol products for these events.
Prizes for drawing marathon with Kunst & Hobi and Drink and draw (Estonia)
3 May 2019. Drawing marathon, organized by Dring and Draw. Our Golden partners in Estonia, Kunst & Hobi, presented prizes for particpants. We joined for prizes too.
Postcard workshop in National Art Gallery
In April 2019 National Art Gallery organizes postcard workshops for youth and for families. Participants made interesting handmade postcards and there was a possibility to send them via traditional post wright in the place. We provided #haikucards for the workshops.
Watercolor workshop in Tallinn (Estonia)
25 April 2019. Watercolor workshop took place in our Golden partner shop „Kunst & Hobi“ in Tallinn. The teacher - artist Andrei Kedrin. Participants drew on our traditional watercolor paper and got a watercolor STAR T pad as a gift.
Art tasting for children in AP Gallery
We are sponsors of Art tasting for children event in AP Gallery during April - June 2019. Events are held every last Sunday of the month.
Art lesson in Vilnius Šilas special school
19 March 2019. We arranged art lesson in Vilnius Šilas special school. This school is for children with special needs. They curiously listened to the teacher and put all their effort to draw the most beautiful drawings. We are thankfull for teacher Mindaugas Baltuška - disabled artist - who joined our charity initiative.
Calligraphy and Lettering pads for LiMA workshop
19 March 2019. LiMA (Lithuanian Marketing Association) organized workshop with lettering artist Tadas Čiūdaras. We provided our Calligraphy and Lettering pads for the participants.
Workshop with @letteritoutloud
We provided watercolor Authentic pads for the workshops in Germany.
Prizes for children drawing contest „Pieštukas-2019“
Together with Cretacolor we provided prizes for regional children's drawing contest "Pieštukas-2019". The organizer of the event - artist Andrius Seselskas.
Caricaturist Ramūnas Vaitkus in Vilnius Book Fair
21 - 24 February 2019, caricaturist Ramūnas Vaitkus made funny pictures of the participants on our paper products in Vilnius Book Fair.
We provided prizes to Alina's Miller contest #gaptillchallenge. The challenge was taking place from 1 February till 28 June 2019.
Drawing contest "What if I am not a human..." by Mindaugas Baltuška
We provided prizes and voted for the winners of drawing contest "What if I am not a human..." by Mindaugas Baltuška. The contest took place 1-31 January 2019.
Art lesson in SOS Children's Village Lithuania Day center
13 December 2018 we arranged art lesson in SOS Children's Village Lithuania Day center. Children from social risk families come there after school and spend all day long. A nice angel collection appeared after lesson - great decoration for uocomming holidays.