Gordana Bakić (Zagreb, 1972) finished the School of Applied Arts and Design in 1990. In 2001 she graduated with a degree in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Education Department, in the class of prof. Zlatan Keser. In 2011 she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, where she earned a master’s degree in painting under the guidance of prof. Bojan Gorenc. In 1994 she won the Rector’s award. In 2001 she was awarded the Zagrebačka Banka prize, and in 2003 she won the prize for the best emerging artist awarded by the Croatian Association of Artists. From 2012 she teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.