Artistic talent: Pencil drawing (sketching)
Extracurricular activities: Kicker and punter on football team
Awards or recognitions: Silver key winner and honorable mention award, Scholastic Art Awards
Tell us how you got started in the arts. How old were you and what piqued your interest?
I grew up in Bosnia. When I was 6, I used to watch my older sister, who was an artist, paint and draw. I then started to follow her footsteps.
Why do you love your art?
I love my art because it makes me proud of myself even if it’s bad or good.
What is one of your proudest accomplishments within your art field?
My proudest accomplishment within my art field would be the self-portrait. I’ve worked on it for a long time, and I am proud of the outcome.
How have you balanced school with your art?
I’ve balanced my school with my art by working on both equally as hard.
What are some of your future goals related to your art?
I would want to be an architect, just like my dad.