Vlasta Pastuović Aleksić was born in 1963 in Sisak. She earned the academic title Master of Fine Arts (MFA) after attending the postgraduate Master Studies of Fine Arts program at the College of Visual Arts – Arthouse, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Besides painting, Vlasta also does clay modelling and artistic jewellery. Her unique jewellery (brooches and necklaces) is registered with the State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia in the industrial design category. Vlasta has also been teaching art, and organising and conducting art workshops for both children and adults. She is a member of the Croatian Association of Artists, Croatian Association of ArtistsZagreb, and Croatian Ceramic Association from Varaždin (Kerameikon). So far, she has held many group juried exhibitions in Croatia and abroad (France, USA). This is her 23rd solo painting exhibition. She lives and works in Zaprešić.