About

Graduated on the Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Graphic design department. Member of ULUPUDS (The Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia). Works as a designer and illustrator, mainly in the fields of culture and publishing, for many clients in the country and abroad. Lives in Belgrade, Serbia.
Art Director of Treći Trg, organization and publisher from Belgrade, Serbia, and Belgrade Poetry and Book Festival.
Her work is presented in the books Stop, Think, Go, Do by Mirko Ilić and Steven Heller, IdN Extra 08: Typo/Graphic Posters, Typo Plus by Unit Editions, London, UK, Poster Design 2 by Zeixs.
Also, she works in the field of video art and short experimental film.

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Solo Exhibitions:

2016. - Lament nad Beogradom (Lament over Belgrade), series of illustration for the poem by Milos Crnjanski, Belgrade, Serbia
2012. - Zoo Father, illustration exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia
2011. - Poezin Poster exhibition, BIGZ, Belgrade
2011. - Word in Space 06 , Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade
2010. - Word in Space 05 (part of 4th Belgrade Poetry and Book Festival), bar Ventil, Belgrade, Serbia

Group Exhibitions, Festivals:

2017. - Metonimije, Group Exhibition, Gallery Atrium, Belgrade City Library
2017. - Sing Me A Poster, Poster Exhibition, Nicosia, Cyprus
2016. - Exhibition 15, Fifteen, Zagreb, Croatia
2016. - Niški kadar, Comics Exhibition, Gallery "Serbia", Niš, Serbia

2014. - Ausentes, International Exhibition of Posters, Arequipa, Peru
2014. - The First Japa Group International Poster Exhibition, Teheran, Iran
2014. - Type Plus Exhibition, London, UK
2014. - Exhibition Cortázar, Instituto Cervantes, Belgrade, Serbia
2014. - Fair Play, international poster exhibition, Isfahan, Iran
2014. - Fair Play, international poster exhibition, Arak, Iran
2013. - Psychedelic Art Fair, Belgrade, Serbia
2013, 11, 07, 05. – The Golden Pen of Belgrade, the International Biennial of Illustration; Belgrade, Serbia
2013, 12, 11. - Belgrade Design Week, 100% Future Serbia 
2013. - Magdalena Festival of Creative Communication, Maribor, Slovenia
2013. - International Invitational Poster Festival, Dumlupınar University Fine Arts Faculty, Kütahya, Turkey
2013. - BookILL Fest, Festival of book illustration, Novi Sad, Serbia
2013. - 50 years of ULUPUDS, Retrospective Exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia
2012, 10, 06. – Contemporary graphic design exhibition GRIFON, gallery Grafički kolektiv, Belgrade, Serbia
2011. - Two Days od Design, Kraljevo, Serbia
2011. - Omni Design, Singidunum Gallery, Belgrade
2011. - Museum Night, Belgrade

2011, 10, 09, 08. – Annual May exhibition of applied artists, Belgrade, Serbia 
2010. - Day D, Zagreb, Croatia
2009. – Ex Libris, Galerija 107, Zemun
2008. - Seoul Design Olympiad, South Korea
2008. - Mixed show exhibition "What Is White?", London, UK
2008. - Henkel Art Award, exhibition of drawing, Belgrade, Serbia
2007, 05. – International Biennial of Miniature Arts, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
2007. – ART TECH - festival of digital arts, Pančevo
2007. - 14. Belgrade Mini Art Scene, Singidunum gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2006. – FemFest, Student Center, Zagreb, Croatia
2006. – Novosadski Salon, Vojvodinian bank gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia
2005. – Balkanart festival Terminal 005, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005. – Festival of Alternative Creative Exchange, Novi Sad-Belgrade
2005. – NoName2, Design festival, Cacak, Serbia
2004. – Poster exhibition "The Underwater Film Festival" , Belgrade, Serbia
2004. – Real Presence - international workshop, Belgrade, Serbia
2004. – The World Biennial Exhibition of Student Poster, Novi Sad, Serbia



Film Festivals, Screenings:
2016. - Liberated Words, UK
2014. - Viewster Online Film Fest (#VOFF) 4 – Share It Forward
2014. - Filmski Front, Novi Sad, Serbia
2014. - Brave New World, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
2014. - Tuzla Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014.
2014. - VREVA - Ulični festival aktivizma (Street Activism Festival), Belgrade Serbia
2014. - Radical Democracy: European Video Challenge
2014. - CologneOFF X 10th International Videoart Festival
2014. - Brave New World, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
2013. - Femix Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
2013. - Vaasa LittFest, Vaasa, Finland
2013. - Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

2013. - CologneOFF IX International Videoart Festival
2013. – Timishort Film Festival, Romania
2013. - Video Festival Natures 10, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012. - Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, France
2011. - 9th International Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris, France
2011. - Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Serbia
2011. – Alternative Film and Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
2011. - Exit Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia
2011. - Belgrade Poetry and Book Festival, Serbia
2011. - Femix Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

Awards:
2014. - Belgrade Book Fair Special Award for a young designer "Bogdan Kršić"
2014. - Tuzla Film Festival Award (with Siniša Stojanović) 
2013. - Golden Bra Award for Book Design, Magdalena Festival, Maribor, Slovenia
2013. - Award for Poetry Book Illustration, BookILL Fest, Novi Sad, Serbia
2012. - ULUPUDS award for visual identity of the annual May exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia
2008. - Honorable Mention, Seoul Design Olympiad, South Korea
2007. - Telenor Foundation Award, Serbia
2005. - The International Golden Pen of Belgrade for illustration, Serbia
2004. – Award for the poster for the 50th anniversary of The University of Novi Sad, Serbia
2002. – "Milivoje Nikolajevic" Award for drawing, Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia