Damir Sobota (1988, Zagreb) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Graphic Arts, 2013. He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions, including the 31st Youth Salon 2012 and the 2nd and 3rd Biennial of Painting 2013 and 2015, HT Award @ MSU 2011. Has attended residency programs in Belgium and Germany during 2015, 2018, and 2019. He worked as an associate professor at the Department of Fine Arts and Graphic Design at the Faculty of Graphic Arts in Zagreb. He participated in the Scientific and Professional Meeting Aestheticization and Rehumanization of Public Space, Art as Therapy, Painting KBC Rebro, Zagreb, 2017. He is a recipient of the Young Artist Award for 2017 and a member of the HDLU and HZSU. He currently lives and works in Zagreb.