Ana (Bihelović) Grigorjev - Biography

Ana (Bihelovic) Grigorjev was born in Belgrade, Serbia. She graduated from the Design High School and subsequently from the Academy of Fine Arts (FLU) in Belgrade, Painting Department.

She has been working as an illustrator of children’s books (picture books, course books, novels, textbooks...). Up to date, she has illustrated more than 100 children’s books, 40 picture books and 10 course books for local and international publishers, such as: Narodna knjiga, Litera Books Greece, Nolit, Zavod za udzbenike i nastavna sredstva, Calamus, Decja knjiga, Kreativni Centar, Evro – Giunti, Eduka, Bookland, Carobna knjiga etc.

Some of the books she illustrated have been sold and translated in more than 13 countries and have become very popular. Such as: A Book for Every Girl and A Book for Every Boy (Kreativni Centar).

Since 2003, she has been a member of the ULUPUDS (The Association of Applied Arts Artists and Designers of Serbia).

Solo Exhibitions:

- Lazarevac, 2000, Illustrations exhibition “Our Lovely Childhood” within 11th Children’s Funny Festival

- Novi Sad, 2003, “Front Page Stories” Exhibitions within “Zmajeve decje igre”

- Lazarevac, 2004, “My Pictures, My Dreams” Exhibition

- Lazarevac, 2007, “Stories from the Forest” Exibition


Group Exhibitions:

- Belgrade, 1996, Academy of Fine Arts gallery

- Belgrade, 1996, Dom Omladine gallery

- Belgrade, 1997, Dom Omladine gallery

- Belgrade, 1998, Dom Omladine gallery

- Belgrade, 1999, Public University “Braca Stamenkovic”, “The Portrait through Time” exhibition

- Belgrade, 2000, “Singidunum” gallery, “The Pencil Looks at Animals” exhibition

- Belgrade, 2002, “Singidunum” gallery, “Self Mirroring” exhibition

- Belgrade, 2003, “Singidunum” gallery, “New Appointed Members” exhibition

- Belgrade, 2007, “Progres” gallery, “Winter saloon”

- Belgrade,  2007, “Singidunum” gallery,  “Small Format” exibition

- Belgrade,  2007, “The Belgrade Public Bath” gallery, 39th May exibition “Acceleration”

- Belgrade,  2009, Museum of Applied Art, "Illustrators of  Kreativni centar" exibition

- Belgrade, 2011, "Cvijeta Zuzoric" Art Pavilion, 46th Golden Feather of Belgrade

- Novi Sad, 2012, Book Saloon, Prvi evropski The First European Book Illustration Festival "BookIll FEST"

- Belgrade, 2012, Public University “Braca Stamenkovic”, “Small Format” exibition

- Belgrade, 2012, "Happy gallery" SKC, exibition

* Academy of Fine Arts Award for mosaic, "Dzelebdzic", Belgrade, 1998.