Vanja Lisac was born in Sarajevo and has started showing interest in photography at very early age. You can say that she inherited some of her talent form her late grandfather Ivica Lisac who was also a well know photographer in former Yugoslavia. Due to a war that began in 1991 she was forced to move to Croatia, and then Germany. In 1996 she moved to Los Angeles, USA where she graduated photography in 1999. In 2006 she moved back to Sarajevo, her hometown where she opened “Studio Lisac”, now well known and well respected photography studio.
Some of her clients include:
SFF (Sarajevo Film Festival), SSST University of Buckingham, Film.factory, SFA (Sarajevo School Academy), L’Oreal Croatia, RCC, Dokukino, Sparkasse, Novo Nordisk, Philip Morris, Uniqa, Raiffeisen Bank, Embassy of United States of America, Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Woolfabrique, TV Pink, TV OBN, TV Hayat, TV1, “Mak Dizdar” Foundation, “Cinema for Peace”Foundation, MGMT Amsterdam, Kaftan, Belissima, BHTV, Dm Drogerie Markt, Dubrovnik Fshion week, Garmeen Lab, “Walter” Architects
In front of her lens stood many great actors and directors as well as other worldwide known celebrities. Some of them are Queen Sofia of Spain, Ricky Martin, Profesor Muhammad Younus (Nobel prize winner), Nick Nolte, Steve Buscemi, Dany Glover, Cat Villers, Bela Tarr, Shozo Ichiyama, Tilda Swinton, Gus Van Sant, Juergen Teller, Kevin Spacey, Stelan Skarsgard.
Her work was featured and published in Marie Claire (Italy), Gloria (HR), “NOW” Magazine (Spain), Vogue.it, Pushitmagazine.uk (UK), Cromoda.hr, Modamo.info,UStrendy.com, Klix.ba, radiosarajevo.ba, FBL.ba, Azra (BiH), Magzine (BiH), Gracija (BiH), Ljepota I Zdravlje (BiH), Grazia (BiH) and many others.
She specializes in fashion, commercial and advertising photography.Her work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Boston, Washington, London, Berlin and Sarajevo.
She is a member of ULUPBiH and has been a great contributor to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s art as an artist.