Ella Culajevic was classically trained at the
Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, in her native Bosnia and Herzegovina.
After emigrating to Canada, she started working
in the Animation industry as a Layout artist and Designer and eventually
re-trained herself as a digital painter.
In her 18+ year Animation career, she has worked on many projects from TV commercials to
feature films as both a freelancer and a full-time staff member
at various studios in Toronto and Vancouver.
When she is not working in an animation studio painting digital backgrounds, she teaches art and
creates linocuts that she prints on a small etching press.