Born in Rijeka (Croatia) on 21st September 1971.
Lives in Venice (Italy) since 1992.


EDUCATION

2003-06

  • Post-graduate specialisation in Planning and Production of Fine Arts, IUAV-FDA (University of Architecture – Faculty of Design and Arts), Venice, Italy.

2001

  • Photography workshop Secrets of Treviso with the British photographer Anna Fox, Benetton's FABRICA, Treviso, Italy.

2000

  • Artscapes/Event City a post graduate program at the BAUHAUS Foundation, Dessau, Germany.
  • VANT 2000, workshop on Visual Arts and New Technologies, UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA in collaboration with the School of Visual Arts, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS, Denton.

1997

  • 4 months internship in Modern Art History, PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION, Venice. 

1992-1996

  • Bachelor's of Fine Arts Degree in: Fine Arts, Drawing and Painting, ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI DI VENEZIA.


    1990-1991

  • Pre-foundation Course at THE HEATHERLEY SCHOOL OF FINE ART, London, UK.

 


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ( please check www.NatArt.it )

since 2000

  • Correspondent from Italy for Croatian daily NOVI LIST, column Art and Culture.

2010-11

  • Coordinator of the German Pavilion for the 54. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2009, in collaboration with the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

2010

2008-09

  • Coordinator of the German Pavilion for the 53. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2009, in collaboration with Witte de With, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2006-07

  • Coordinator of the German Pavilion for the 52. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2007, in collaboration with Witte de With, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2005

  • Collaboration: management, public relations, publicity, installation and maintenance of the Croatian Pavilion (Museo Fortuny) at the 51. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2005, in collaboration with Umjetnicka Galerija Dubrovnik, Croatia.

2001-2003

  • Teaching as an assistant of the New Technologies and New Medias in Contemporary Art, ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI DI VENEZIA, Italy.
  • 2001

  • Mural painting for the American Pavillion at the 49. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2001, commisioned by THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, USA.
 
1999
  • Responsible of the Croatian Pavilion for the 48. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 1999, Sch. di S. Apollonia, S. Marco. Collaborated with the management, public relations, publicity, installation and maintenance of the Croatian Pavilion, with Klovicevi Dvori, Zagreb, Croatia.

1998

  • Assisted in installation of the exhibition, biographies and English translation for the catalogue of the XIV International Exhibition Of Drawings ­ Comics, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (MGR) Rijeka.
  • Teaching Art History and Fine Art Drawing in English at the EUROSCUOLA English Middle School, Padova, Italy.

1997

  • Collaborated with the management, public relations, publicity, installation and maintenance of the Croatian Pavilion at the 47. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 1997, with MMSU, Rijeka, Croatia.
  • Assisted in the installation of a temporary exhibition George Grosz: The Berlin Years, curated by Ralph Jentsch, at the PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION, Venice.

1996

  • The execution of a fresco commissioned by the CITY HALL OF TUSCANIA, curated by the Faculty of Arts and Education, Exeter, Great Britain. Viterbo, Italy.
 

 

PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES

2004

2003

  • Photographs of the ELLE, Marghera, Italy.
  • Photographs of the 50. International Exhibition of Art VENICE BIENNALE 2003 commissioned by the Art+Decor Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey.

2000

1999
  • Photographs for the catalogue of MATEJ ANDRAZ VOGRINCIC, and his project Dressed House as external participant of Slovenian Pavilion at the VENICE BIENNALE, curated by Aurora Fonda, Santa Margherita, Venice.

1997

  • Invited as a free-lance photographer to the DRAP.ART '97 Exposition Art, Creation and Recycling, Barcelona, Spain. Participation resulted in photo publication in the Italian art magazine Arte (n.289, Sept. 1997, article by Gloria Vallese: Trash, un secolo nel segno di rifiuto.