Nikolina Žabčić was born in Zagreb and is a 1st year graduate student of Animated Film at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. She is the winner of two rector’s awards; 2018/2019 for Gustav Mahler’s great team art work and in 2020 for group work on a project called the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. So far, she has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Plati i nosi in HDL, Pasijanska baština in the Šira Gallery,
a group exhibition of drawings and paintings as part of the World Literature Festival at the Stjepan Račić Gallery, and three solo exhibitions in Zagreb, Split and Ljubljana. In addition to her studies, she is active in the field of illustration, where she illustrates textbooks and picture books for publishing houses and works on short animations for various purposes.