About The Artist

Born in Bosnia (former Yugoslavia) in 1972, Tanja Gant is a contemporary, realist portrait artist who resides in Texas. She discovered her passion for pencil and portraits very early. Being self-taught she drew throughout her childhood and later on during the Bosnian war. Since becoming a full-time artist in 2010 she has won numerous awards in regional, national, and international competitions and has had her work exhibited in as many shows throughout the country.

Her work has also been published in several books and magazines, most notably: Poets/Artists, Southwest Art Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, and a series of Strokes of Genius books. Tanja’s drawings focus on the narrative and individual’s personality.

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