Emilija Pasagic is a native of Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia. Asa child, Pasagic was always painting and drawing. A family friend and established painter nurtured her fascination with art, allowing her to visit his studio and delight in all the art materials and works in progress. Pasagic graduated with a degree in landscape architecture from Belgrade University, but her passion for painting and experimenting with different media lead her to dedicate her professional life to art. She admires the works of many different artists but holds a special appreciation for the work of Bosnian painter, Mersad Berber Pasagic sees her artwork as personal expression rooted in her love and fascination of people and their intricate relationships. Today, Pasagic works out of her home studio in Toronto, ON, CA. Her work is represented in select galleries throughout Canada, Great Britain and the USA.