Born 1966. Tanja Softić is an American, Sarajevo born, visual artist and art educator who works in media of drawing, printmaking, painting, and photography. She is Professor of Art Practice in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Richmond. She is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Grant, National Endowment for the Arts/ Southern Arts Federation Visual Artist Fellowship and Soros Foundation—Open Society Institute Exhibition Support Grant. Her work is included in numerous collections in the United States and abroad, among them New York Public Library, Library of Congress Print Department and New South Wales Gallery of Art in Sydney, Australia. She participated in 12th International Print Triennial in Cracow, Poland and won a First Prize at the 5th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Ino-cho Paper Museum in Kochi, Japan in 2002. Tanja was Kathy's apprentice in 1990. Kathy collaborated with Tanja as her master printer from 1996 through 2006.