Edina Seleskovic is a multidisciplinary artist with impressive international exhibiting experience. Seeking answers to the questions about the role of culture in our society, her public art installations on their global mission, generate a public dialogue connecting young people and creativity, cultural institutions and communities, art, and new technologies.
Edina Seleskovic was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina and has lived in the
United States since 1991. She graduated from the renowned Corcoran
School of Art in Washington, DC. From her studio in New York, her works
have since been exhibited in over 100 exhibitions throughout the United
States, Europe, and Asia.
Her collaborations with established and young artists have led her to a
career oriented toward the ‘artification’ of society, activated by contemporary art and powered by dialogue, cooperation, and connectivity.
Edina is one of the founders of the Williamsburg artist community in New York and the collaboratives The Stoodio and Anie Rexe. She also founded the first Artist in Residence program in BiH in partnership with the International Portrait Gallery Ismet Mujezinović.
Today, she is known as one of the most influential contemporary artists in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well. Edina has won numerous awards including the Sculpture Space Fellowship, and Sam and the Adele Golden Foundation Fellowship in New York. She is the winner of the global award for socially engaged visual artists, the World Citizen Artists Award 2020. In 2021, her installation RSD Sloboda won the gold No Limit award in Sarajevo. Her installation Think Freedom received Primio Arbiter Fata Verde SyArt Award by Sorrento Foundation in Sorrento, Italy. In 2022, Edina was awarded a special honor with the Plaque of the city of Sarajevo for her contribution to the promotion of the arts and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina abroad.
Her resume includes working with NASA, establishing Contemporary Woman Festival, mentoring, rebranding the national basketball team, and more. She is a member of the International Academy of Science and Arts in B&H. Edina lives and works in Tuzla, Sarajevo, and New York.