BIOGRAPHY - Tanja Gant (Born 1972)
Tanja Gant (b. 1972), a native of Bosnia and Herzegovina (former Yugoslavia) is a contemporary realist portrait artist who currently resides in Texas. 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: PoetsArtists, Southwest Art Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, International Artist Magazine and a series of Strokes of Genius books. Tanja’s work is in the permanent collection of the Art Renewal Center (ARC), as well as several private collections throughout the US.