Teja Tegelj (Slovenia, 1981) graduated with Faculty of Education, Program Art Pedagogy in Ljubljana. In 2016 she earned a Master of Science in Art Pedagogy. Currently she is studying at The Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. The central fields of her creative expression are painting and drawing, where she has recently been intensively researching the concept of embodied cognition. She also explores in the field of video and sound art. She presents her work in independent and joint exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. She also participates with articles in professional conferences and journals. Since 2015 Tegelj has been a member of the Slovenian Association of Fine Arts Societies.