Born in Siauliai, Lithuania in 1984, Empowered Art Warrior (Tony Viber) is a self-taught abstract artist, famous for his Souls painting series - abstract oil paintings on canvas, with hidden shapes, symbols and meanings. He is currently living and working in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In 2012 artist went to Moscow to study a PhD in Hermeneutics. His leisure time was spent painting. Soon a love of painting turned into an obsession. Artist tried different techniques up until early 2013, at that time he discovered his own unique style; he creates his first Soul. Later the same year artist is invited to exhibit his works in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In 2014, under name of Tony Viber artist completes a series of paintings called 21 Souls, quits his PhD studies and returns to Lithuania. As he explains it, he was “in search of inspiration for new Souls”.
In 2015, artist relocates to Dubai and renews his artistic activity, with fresh insights. From the spring of 2017, he completes a number of successful group and solo exhibitions, in Dubai and Seoul. From 2019 artist renames himself as Empowered Art Warrior and continues to create and look for opportunities to showcase his art internationally.