Dunja Janković

Dunja Janković lives a double life between Portland and Croatia. She received BFA on Fine Art Academy in Zagreb, Croatia and a MFA degree on School of Visual Arts in New York. She has been publishing comics and illustrations in various magazines (TimeOut NY, Diamond Comics, KUSH, Stripburger...), books and anthologies and had exhibited her works in Europe and US. All that time she's been active in Komikaze comic collective. Her comics albums Department of Art and Habitat, published by Sparkplug Comic Books, were nominated for the Ignatz Award in the category Outstanding Comic. Besides comics she's been working on multiple art projects, collages, animations, space installations and music. She is a founder and a main organizer of the ŠKVER! Art project in the shipyards of Mali Losinj, and one of the organizers of the international comics festival THE PROJECTS which will be held in October in Portland, Oregon. She teaches comics at Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland Oregon.

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