Irena Romih (1965, Celje) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana under the mentorship of Prof. Emerik Bernard in 1990. She worked as a designer at Rogaška Glassworks (1990-1994). Her work as a packaging designer has won her several awards. Between 1994 and 1996 she continued her specialist studies under Prof. Metka Krašovec. Since then, she has worked as a self-employed artist in the fields of painting, illustration and animation. She is interested in the painting as an object, the role of the painting carrier and its borders, and the use of different materials (fresco on tufa stone, encaustic painting and egg tempera on wood, acrylic on terry fabric and plexiglass).
She lives and works in Ljubljana.