Anita Sulimanovic

Biography


Anita Sulimanovic is a San Francisco Bay Area based visual artist and educator working in a broad range of art materials and processes. From drawing, photography and printmaking, to performance, video and sound pieces, but most often sculpture and site-specific art.

Born in Croatia, she studied painting at the School of Applied Art, completed her BFA studies in sculpture at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts and graduated with an MFA in Sculpture at the Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. Upon immigrating to the US in 2008 she founded Studio 1.6 Art School where she teaches studio art disciplines. She has also taught visual arts at Oakland School for the Arts.

Anita’s work has been shown locally and internationally, most recently at Pro Arts Oakland and Rhythmix Cultural Works; she’s also exhibited in Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, South Korea, and the UK. She received the Honorary AIR Award at Kala Art Institute, as well as the IMA-Fellowship of the New York Foundation for the Arts. She is the designer of the “Planet Award” sculpture for the BBC World Music Awards and she made five public sculptures in the US and Europe.