Barbara Jurkovšek was born on the 14th October,1981 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In 2006 she graduatedin painting and art theory by the Professors Metka Krašovec and Dr. Jožef Muhovič. In the year 2007 she studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Lecce, Italy. In 2009 she got a Master’s degree in painting. She had 18 solo exhibitions and over 50 group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. For he rwork she received several awards. She lives and works as a professional fine artist in Slovenia.