Place of Birth: Mostar, Yugoslavia
1972-1979 Professor of Literature; Group--World Literature, Philological Univ., Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1972-1976 Teacher of English, qualified to teach up to sixth year of English as a foreign language.
Major: English language Minor: Italian language; Philological Univ., Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1979-1982 Bachelor of Fine Arts at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Major: Interior Design Minor: Ceramics
THE LOBSTER CLAW
OIL ON CANVAS
THE SEA HORSE TALE
Second place award in juried exhibition of Treasure Island Art Guild, Feb. 1992, Treasure Is. FL
First place award, annual juried show of Treasure Island Art Guild, Nov. 1992.
Decoration accepted for White House Christmas Tree, Washington, D.C., Dec. 1993
Sarasota Visual Art Center's annual juried show, award for the painting Quantum Leap Feb. 1994.
St. Petersburg Art Center annual juried show, award for the painting Quantum Leap, May 1994.
First place award for the clay relief Returning Home, juried exhibition Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton, Nov.1995.
Second place for painting "Quantum Leap," Long Boat Key Art Center, Jan. 1996.
Single artist presentation at Gallery 145, Quantum Leap, St. Petersburg, Mar. 1996.
Special sculpture award for Portrait of a Businessman, Longboat Key Art Center, February 1997.
First place for painting Pool Scene IV, Annual Treasure Island Art Guild competition, 03/1997
Awarded for clay and glass relief We Have a Passport, Art League of Manatee Co., April 1997.
Participated in invitational exhibition at Gallery BAI, New York, N.Y Dec. 1997.
Solo show, Sounds of Water and Dry Grass Singing, St. Pete Beach Art Institute, Sept. 1998.
Solo show, Crickets and Blackberries, Center Place, Brandon, FL, Dec. 1998.
Solo show, Metaphors, First Union Center, Tampa, FL, Jan.-Feb. 1999.
Solo show (artist of the month for the Open Mike), C-VIEW-15 television, Clearwater FL, 2000
Solo show, The Echo Effect, Studio Encanto, St. Petersburg, FL, Nov.-Dec. 2001
Two women solo show, Tropical Holidays, ST. Pete Beach Art Institute, St. Petersburg, Fl. Nov/Dec. 2002
Display of Pool Scenes, series of 6 oil paintings which have won 4 awards, Tampa International Airport, 2003-2004. ( displayed in SW Airlines, NW Airlines, America West terminal)
2001-2005, curating for and exhibiting with the Art Pros Group shows every 3 months One Tampa City Center , Tampa, FL 2003-award for a bust Young Women, South Pasadena Annual Juried Show
2005- award for a clay relief Baboon, South Pasadena Annual Juried Show
Four artist exhibit, Art of Rock & Roll , Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
2004/2005 sculpture presentation, Ruth Eckerd Hall Theater
05/2005 exhibit at Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Clearwater, Fl.
Works in Museum Collections:
Christmas Ornament, White House, Washington, D.C. Dec. 1933
Noah and The Rainmaker, soft sculptures accepted for the permanent collection of David L. Mason Children's Art Museum, Dunedin FL, 2002.
Regal Crown, mixed media and oil on canvas accepted for the permanent collection of Serbian Heritage Museum, Windsor, Canada 2002.