Mitja Bokun has been drawing since childhood. A native of Slovenia, he studied Computer science and Logistics management before becoming a commercial illustrator. A self taught artist, he began illustrating professionally in 2009 and his work can now be seen around the World.
He is known for his portraits, commercial, cosmetics and fashion illustrations, and is a prolific painter of celebrities and personalities well-known in the fashion world and beyond and he has been commissioned to illustrate editorially for magazines, television shows and one of worlds most known brands.
His work also includes collaborations with fashion designers where he illustrates everything from sketches for garments to illustrations which compliment photography for Lookbooks. In 2013 he was chosen to illustrate the looks backstage at Vivianne Westwood's Red Label show at London Fashion Week, 2014 he illustrated visual image for Shiseido's Ultimune Launch at China market and 2015 he illustrated several visual images for fashion designers and other world known brands.
He was also invited to give a lecture on fashion illustration on SVA (School of Visual Art) in NY and Instituto Marangoni in Milan and he was chosen to design the t-shirt for Diane's Pernet's ASVOF Tokyo.
Always seen illustrating at shows all over the world, and always passionate about his work, Mitja turns out upwards of 500 illustrations per year. He loves what he does and can’t think of a better way to spend his days.
Meanwhile he is also co-owner and co-editor of Art & Fashion magazine called Reserved Magazine where he collaborate with artists like Helena Christensen, Brooke Shields, Nile Rodgers, Mick Rock, Milton Glaser, Giles Deacon, Richard Dupont, Jim Downey, Peter Max and many others.