Born in 1974 in Tirana, Albania, Edit Pula(j) begin her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana under the supervision of Edi Rama who also curated her first solo exhibition as a 2nd year student in 1994 at the Te&Gi gallery (the first private art gallery in the post-communist Albania) .

In 1996 after graduating she won” Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes,” six month residency in Norwich, UK, which concluded with her second solo exhibition “Audition Coloree “at the Norwich Puppet Theatre 1997. In 1997 she won a bursary and continued her postgraduate studies at the Byam Shaw School – now Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design, London, and continued to live and work in London until 2009. Upon returning to Tirana, she started to rediscover Albanian traits and tradition and took that as a base for her artistic focus.


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