Dragana Crnjak, Interior 4, 2007. Charcoal, pastel on paper, 34 X 34 inches

Dragana Crnjak, Bosnian born, studied art in Sarajevo and Belgrade before moving to the United States in 1997. She received her BFA in Painting from Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, Ohio in 2002 and her MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia in 2004. She is a recipient of Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in visual art for 2008 and 2011 and of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship in drawing. She had taught art at University of Virginia and The Cleveland Institute of Art. She is currently Assistant Professor at Youngstown State University, Ohio, teaching painting and drawing. http://www.draganacrnjak.com/