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BIO

Olja Stipanović – artist and art educator, born 1975 in Pula, Croatia. Based in Long Island City, New York.
Received her BFA [1998] and MFA [2000] at Parsons School of Design - Fine Arts Department. Recipient of
many scholarships, awards and residencies [U.S. Embassy Cultural Grant in Zagreb, Croatia, 2004, Institute
for Electronic Arts - Alfred University, 2005. “Art Materijal” grant from Croatian Institute of Contemporary Art,
2004. Independent Artist Initiative Grant from Queens Council on the Arts, 2007. Manhattan Graphics Center
Residency/grant 2011 etc.]. 
Since 2000, Olja has been working as a teaching artist, arts programs consultant, curriculum developer
and lecturer in numerous art programs. Her work has been published and exhibited in solo and group shows 
in New York City, the U.S. and abroad.