Viktoras Binkis is a Lithuanian artist who uses painting, photography and sculpture as his main means of expression, as well as occasionally taking part in various artistic projects such as scenography or book illustration. Leader and inspirator of artistic movement “Devyni vėjai“ („Nine winds“) Viktoras Binkis was born in 1957 in Vitebsk (Belorussia), has spent his early years in Kaunas (Lithuania). Although Viktoras Binkis graduated from Vilnius University (Physics, 1974 -1979), his inclination to art was already clear in the last years at the university. Soon he entered Vilnius Academy of Arts and graduated specialty of painting in 1988. A member of Lithuanian Artists Union (LDS) since 1992. Starting with 1989 has had more than 20 personal exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad.