#paperworks 05\17 Mateja Nikolikj
#PAPERWORKS is a new zine collector’s edition by Private Print that includes designs of a zine in an unified A3 format. Every zine will be an original design in collaboration with an artist from Macedonia or abroad, with the goal to be a medium for their promotion and support. Every zine will numerated, with limited circulation 50 copies and will be published occasionally during the year.
Mateja Nikolikj is an illustrator and artist born on 10th of June 1993 in Skopje. In 2015 she graduates with a Bachelor degree, and is enrolled and finishing her Master studies at the Faculty of Architecture in Skopje. From 2012-2017, as a student she is a part of many group exhibitions, publications and workshops for architecture and design, as well as creative skills and events festivals. She also has awards and certificates for participating and winning a few local and international architectural competitions.
As an artist, her works includes different techniques, mostly ink and watercolors combined with technical pencils and drawing. In 2017 she begins broadening her skills as a digital illustrator, starting with personal projects and illustrations, local pop up events for creative industries, designs for local music bands and creative performing groups, magazines etc. She currently works as an illustrator for different projects, both personal and commercial.