Snezana is performance designer and design educator.
Her work has been seen across Canada within companies such as Banff Centre, Canadian Opera Company, The Confederation Centre of the Arts, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre New Brunswick, Against the Grain Theatre, Ghost River Theatre, Obsidian Theatre, Workshop West Playwright Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, Native Earth and Cahoots Theatre, among others. As the designer and design educator, Snezana collaborated with the University of Alberta, Dalhousie University, Keyano Collage, George Brown Theatre School, Banff Centre and Glenn Gould School. Currently, she is professor of design at the University of Toronto.
Pesic is recipient of Betty Mitchell Award for outstanding lighting design and production, Prix Rideau Award nominee for outstanding set and costume design and was shortlisted for the Pauline McGibbon Award for emerging theatre artist (Ontario). She is a graduate of the MFA program in Theatre Design at the University of Alberta and the BFA /MFA programs in Costume Design at the University of Belgrade, Serbia. With her work, she participated in numerous international exhibitions, including Prague Quadrennial (2007, 2011 and 2015), and World Stage Design in (2009 and 2013). Snezana designed and curated the Canadian National Exhibition, Individuality and Interconnection, at the Prague Quadrennial 2019. Under her leadership, Canadian National Exhibition was honoured a prestigious international award (Prague Quadrennial 2019 Award for the Excellence in Performance Design), recognizing work of exhibiting designer Michael Levine.
Snezana is member of Associated Designers of Canada (ADC).