Artan Draçini was born in Shkodra in 1965. He studied at the Academy of Arts in Tirana. In 1993 he had his first solo exhibition in Nation Gallery of Arts, Tirana. Since then he participated in many local and national exhibitions. From 1990 to 2006 he worked as a teacher of painting at the High School of Arts “Prek Jakova”, Shkodër. He is currently director of the Shkodra city Art Gallery and therefore he is very active in promoting the values of the local artists. Many works of Artan Draçini are part of private collections and collections of private institutions.