Edina Seleskovic is an artist with many years of international exhibiting experience. She is recognized within the United States art scene and in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Seeking answers to the questions about the role of culture in our society, Edina is changing general perception of art and artist, and her project Think Freedom
on its world journey connects young people and creativity, cultural institutions and cities, art and new technologies.
Edina was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She came to the United States as a high school exchange student in 1991. Due to the Bosnian War, she remained in the United States, found a new home and her life’s calling. Since her graduation from the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC, her works have been exhibited in over 50 solo and group exhibitions in galleries throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
Her collaborative efforts with artists working in varied art disciplines led to the founding of the New York art group The Stoodio and the fashion collaborative Anie Rexe. She is also one of the artists founders of the Williamsburg Art community in New York. Her projects did not stop there. She is also known for the public performance Take One in collaboration with New York photographer Emily Raw, video performance Maid in Chinatown in collaboration with Los Angeles artist Aaron Sheppard, which was presented at the first Chinese Biennial of Art in Beijing in 2008, and many others.
Edina Seleskovic is the winner of a number of awards such as Can Serrat Fellowship in
Barcelona, Gosce Gallery Fellowship in Austria, Sculpture Space Fellowship in New York, and Sam and the Adele Golden Foundation Fellowship in New York, and became the only artist to receive these two prestigious awards for both painting and sculpture. She is also a motivator and frequent speaker at conferences with a theme of culture in society, such as Weekend Media Festival, OPEN FEST, STEPS conferences and CEO conferences. Edina is one of the founders and the director of project SuperWoman and the Festival of Contemporary Woman, that brings together influential women from all over the world who wish to share their inspirational stories of success.