Vanja Mervič (Jugoslavija, 1973) lives and works in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.. For two years he frequented the Accademia di Belle Arti Venezia, Venice, Italy. He transferred and then graduated in Painting at the Accademia di Brera in Milano, Milan, Italy in 2001. He did his Masters studies at the ALUO in Ljubljana Video and new media course. Finished the post graduate course in 2008. He primarily works in mixed media. He believes each idea has its specific way of manifestation. His work has been presented and awarded at major Slovenian and international venues.