Ana Milenkovic, b. 1988, Belgrade, Serbia. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade and received her master’s degree at the University of Arts London, Wimbledon College of Art. Milenkovic finds inspiration in literature. Her richly textured paintings open up a world of riddles, mysteries and reflections. Shemixes different elements taken from nature to combine them with imaginary objects and shapes. At times, the artist introduces mythological images and narratives. Recent solo shows include Rosshalde, Ravnikar Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2019); The Difficult Path, School Gallery, London (2019); The Valley, Aqbar, London, UK (2018); The Gods Must Be Crazy, Gallery Novembar, Belgrade, Serbia (2018) and Selected Paintings, Payne/Shurvell, London, UK (2016). Selected group shows include A Room of One’s Own, Koppel Project, London, UK (2019); Innocence, Super Dutchess, New York, USA (2018); Air4, Ravnikar Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2018); Night Realms, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (2018); The Arca Project, Payne/Shurvell London, UK (2018); Art, Women And The Evolution, The Bloomsbury, London, UK (2018); Arslokacija, Galerija Stara Kapetanija, Zemun, Serbia (2017) and The Arca Project, Payne/Shurvell Suffolk, UK (2017).She’s the recipient of many awards, like the prestigious Griffin Art Prize, an award reserved for outstanding emerging artists. Mileknkovic will take part in the upcoming group show Intertwined Histories at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery in London this summer. She lives and works in London.