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An award-winning designer, artist and photographer

Elvira studied Art and Graphic Design at Ljubljana University in Slovenia. Her diploma is recognized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo.

Her graphic design career started with a position of Art Director in two advertising agencies in Sarajevo: J. W. Thomps… Read More
An award-winning designer, artist and photographer

Elvira studied Art and Graphic Design at Ljubljana University in Slovenia. Her diploma is recognized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo.

Her graphic design career started with a position of Art Director in two advertising agencies in Sarajevo: J. W. Thompson and Communis, where she gained valuable experience in more than 10 years of hard work. She is working as the Creative Director at Grapes Creations in Dubai.
Elvira is an award-winning graphic designer for her success in graphic design.

Elvira is the Co-Founder of Monolit, Association for promoting Islamic Arts and the Art Director of Islamic Arts Magazine (http://islamicartsmagazine.com). Islamic Arts Magazine is an online magazine devoted to traditional Islamic arts as well as presenting the contemporary art scene from Islamic countries. The topics range from traditional to contemporary and cover all media.

In 2013, she was invited as a guest speaker at the MOCA Fest in London. She participated in the panel Creating the Future: Integrating Ideas in Design and Art where she presented the Islamic Arts Magazine to the London audience. She also had her solo exhibition in London.

For two years, Elvira was a member of the jury at the Photographic Competition: Spirit of Ramadan Photography Competition in 2012 and 2013, and in 2014 she was a jury member of the International Poster Competition IIDS 2014 (Iranian Independent Designers Society). The theme of the competition was 'The World Without Violence'. The exhibition of selected posters was held within the Forum of Iranian Artists in Tehran on December 26, 2014.

In 2017, with Kenan Šurković she co-authored the book Ottoman Architecture of Sarajevo in three languages: English, Bosnian and Turkish.

She is a member of ULUPUBIH (Association of Artists of Applied Arts BiH), ELIF (Association of Artists, Sarajevo) and MONOLIT (Association for the promotion of Islamic Art, Sarajevo).

Elvira is also an artist and a photographer and has participated in more than 30 group and solo exhibitions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Serbia, Iran, Turkey and UK.

She helps to promote Islamic art and culture through various art events, exhibitions and publications that she photographs and designs.

She lives and works in Sarajevo.
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  • Art Director
    Islamic Arts Magazine — Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Creative Director
    Grapes Creations — Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Art Director
    Communis Sarajevo — Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Art Director
    Bemust Publishing — Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Graphic Designer
    Studio Marketing JWT — Bosnia and Herzegovina
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SILVER IN THE CATEGORY OF VISUAL IDENTITY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Logotype 'MEDIA MARKETING', Client: Media Marketing

GOLD IN THE CATEGORY OF VISUAL IDENTITY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Logotype 'DIRE E FARE' / Client: Communica, Italy

GRAND AWARD & THE BE… Read More
SILVER IN THE CATEGORY OF VISUAL IDENTITY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Logotype 'MEDIA MARKETING', Client: Media Marketing

GOLD IN THE CATEGORY OF VISUAL IDENTITY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Logotype 'DIRE E FARE' / Client: Communica, Italy

GRAND AWARD & THE BEST POSTER IN ALL CATEGORIES
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Poster 'IMPORTING FROM ASIA?' / Client: FedEx

GOLD FOR POSTER IN SERVICE CATEGORY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Poster 'IMPORTING FROM ASIA?' / Client: FedEx

SILVER MEDAL, MAGELLAN AWARDS
Communications Campaign Competition, USA
Awarded for TV campaign for USAID '10 Years of US Foreign Assistance'

FINALIST IN THE CATEGORY OF VISUAL IDENTITY
No Limit - Sarajevo Advertising Festival
Awarded for Logotype 'LOCCI' / Client: LOCCI Pasta International Read Less
2018
Photo exhibition, Vječnica, Sarajevo, BiH

2016-17
Photo exhibition, Sarajevo, BiH
Photo exhibition, Mostar, BiH
Photo exhibition, Visoko, BiH
Photo exhibition, Bugojno, BiH
Photo exhibition, Zenica, BiH
Photo exhibition, Konjic, BiH

2015
Photo exhibition Tehran, Iran

2013
MOCAfest London… Read More
2018
Photo exhibition, Vječnica, Sarajevo, BiH

2016-17
Photo exhibition, Sarajevo, BiH
Photo exhibition, Mostar, BiH
Photo exhibition, Visoko, BiH
Photo exhibition, Bugojno, BiH
Photo exhibition, Zenica, BiH
Photo exhibition, Konjic, BiH

2015
Photo exhibition Tehran, Iran

2013
MOCAfest London
Municipality Ilidža, Sarajevo, BiH

2012
International University IUS, Sarajevo, BiH

2011
Gallery Kolarac, Beograd, Serbia,

2010
Gallery Progres, Beograd, Serbia
Gallery Yeminly Mali Musavirler Odasi, Istanbul, Turkey
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH

2009
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH
Cultural Center Priboj, Serbia
International University in Novi Pazar, Serbia
Madrasa in Konjic, BiH
Nahla, Sarajevo, BiH
Hanikah, Sarajevo, BiH

2008
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH

2007
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH

2006
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH

2005
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH

2004
Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, BiH
XClub u Sarajevu, BiH

2003
Gallery Preporod, Sarajevu, BiH

2002
National Theater, Zenica, BiH

2001
Mak Gallery, Sarajevo, BiH

2000
Škrat Škrlat Gallery, Jesenice, Slovenia

1993
Art Colony, Podbrezje, Slovenia

1992
Kosova Graščina, Jesenice, Slovenia
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