Ivana Živić (Sarajevo, 1979) is an artist living and working in Belgrade. Her paintings often depict interiors submerged underwater in a unique blend of realism, fantasy and montage. Živić studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, where she graduated in 2004 and obtained her MA degree at the same faculty four years later. Since 2006, Živić has been a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (ULUS), and her work has been the subject of 16 solo exhibitions and over 40 group exhibitions internationally. Živić is the recipient of the second place award of the Vladimir Veličković Drawing Fund (2016); the Rotary Club Award (2014); the Diploma of the Vladimir Veličković Drawing Fund (2012); Award for the production of work from the Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos Fund (2012), and the Diploma of the 2nd Drawing Biennale in Pančevo (2009). She was a resident artist at Cite Internationale des Arts Paris in France (2009) and GLO’ART centre in Lanaken, Belgium (2015, 2017). Her works are in notable private collections around Europe and America.