is a painter and an Illustrator. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, in 1997, completing the Painting programme led by Prof. Janez Bernik. She continued her studies in printmaking and in 1999 she attended an advanced study course in printmaking at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, the USA.
She has been a member of the Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies (ZDSLU) since 2000.
Since 2003 she has dedicated her creative work to children’s book illustration while also illustrating books for young readers. She collaborates with the main publishing houses in Slovenia, regularly contributing her illustrations to the best-known literary magazines for children in Slovenia, Ciciban and Cicido.
1998 – Novo Mesto Graphic Design Award
1993/ 1994 – Student and University Prešeren Award
Awards and Nominations in the field of children’s illustration:
2019 – 4th Nami Concours, International picture book illustration concours, Purple Island Award
2017 – Nomination for Levstik’s Award, Ljubljana
2016 – Jury Member’s Special Recognition, 12th Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration, Ljubljana
2014 – Hinko Smrekar Distinction; 11th Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration, Ljubljana
2013 – Nomination for Kristina Brenkova Award
2010 – Jury Member’s Special Recognition (by Judita Krivec Dragan), 9th Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration, Ljubljana
2010 – Nomination for the Original Slovenian Picture Book Award
2007 – Nomination for the Original Slovenian Picture Book Award
2006 – Hinko Smrekar’s Distinction for Popular-Science Illustration, 7th Biennial of Slovene Book Illustration, Ljubljana