She graduated in 2009 from the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, at the Department of History of Art by completing the Contemporary Arts Seminar. She completed her Master’s studies in 2014 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology. She got her PhD in 2019 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, at the Department of History of Art by completing the Contemporary Arts Seminar.
Irina Tomić worked in the Small Gallery “Singidunum” in Belgrade (2008) and in the National Museum in Belgrade (2014–2016), where she first volunteered as a volunteer trainee, and after acquiring the title of curator, she was engaged in museum activities and cultural heritage protection. She is also the author of many exhibitions. As part of the event “Night of Museums” (2011), in the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection in Novi Sad, she organized an exhibition where she presented the paintings by Rada Selaković, entitled “Gold”. Together with Olivera Vukotić, she is the author of the exhibition “Talent and Sensibility” (selection from the collection of the “Defence” Media Center) in the Grand Gallery of the Central Military Club of Serbia (2016).
She has three years of teaching experience at a higher education institution (Faculty of Contemporary Arts in Belgrade) in the field of History of Art and Anthropology.
She was elected assistant in 2016. She is the author of a monograph on the artist Rada Selaković (TOPY, 2011) and one of the three authors of the catalog of the art collection of the “Defence” Media Center of the Ministry of Defence. On the occasion of the International Congress of Byzantine Studies in Belgrade (2016), she is the author of two studies in the accompanying publication. The Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade published her Master’s thesis in a special edition. She regularly publishes scientific papers in domestic and foreign journals. She is the winner of the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection Award for 2010 and a member of the team for the accreditation of scientific and research work at the Faculty of Contemporary Arts.