Nesim Tahirović was born on October 23 1941 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He studied art (painting) in Belgrade under professor Kosta Hakman. Along with painting he also works in the area of scenic design and other applied arts.
During a forty five-year career as an independent artist he had around sixty solo exhibitions and more than hundred group exhibitions in his native country and abroad where he also received numerous awards for both painting and scenic design. His paintings were exhibited in museums, galeries and sold to private collectors all over the world.
He is a member of The Association of Applied Artists and Designers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ULUPUBiH) and Association of Visual Artists of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ULUBiH).
He lives and works in Tuzla as an independent artist.