About the Artist:
Neda Miranda Blažević–Krietzman is a writer, painter, photographer and professor of English at the College of St. Catherine. She has published ten collections of poems, two collections of short stories, two novels, two radio–plays, two theatre plays and a collection of essays and photographs in collaboration with her students.
Her poems, essays and short stories have been published in many international and American magazines and anthologies. She has exhibited her paintings, installations and photographs in Zagreb and Hvar, Croatia; Berlin, Germany; and Minneapolis, Winona and St. Paul, Minnesota.
She has received numerous honors and awards including Outstanding Achievement in Photography – the International Society of Photographers, Washington, D.C. 2004; DAAD fellowship of the German Academy of Art and Science, 1990/91; Residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, 1992; Fulbright Scholar fellowship at the University of Minnesota and Columbia University 1984/5.