My practice consists of works that challenge audience’s preconceptions and expectations; questioning aspects of perception, memory, time and space.

The main features of my work are the use of gallery space as a framework for defining artistic work and affirmation of the imaginary as an authentic art place. I’m examining the physical and temporal circumstances of the space in which I work and this approach is at the core of all of my forms of expression (installations, video, collages and computer graphic).

The simplicity of form is an aesthetic choice which enables me to create a semblance of emptiness, a space which provides the viewer with the opportunity to individually discover its dimensions and meaning. The tension between multiplicity and void constitutes important aspect of my installations. A void is an active space of perception and it invites the viewer to participate in the construction of an imaginary volume in an open space.

EDUCATION / AWARDS

The best young artist prize, awarded by Rovinj Art Colony – Rovinj Heritage Museum, Croatia, 2005

T.A.M. Art Metal-Working School, (supervised by sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro and under the artistic direction of sculptor Nunzio),  Diploma in Artistic treatment of metals, Pietrarubbia (Urbino), Italy, 2003-2004

The International Summer school of Sculpture “Montraker”, Vrsar, Croatia, 2004

Scholarship for young sculptors “Antonio Ranocchia”, awarded by the Accademy of Fine Arts “Pietro Vannucci”, Perugia, Italy

1st prize and purchase prize at 9th Edgardo Mannucci Sculpture Competition, Arcevia, Italy, 2002

University of Perugia /Academy of Fine Arts “Pietro Vannucci”, Italy, BFA (Hons) in Fine Arts (Sculpture), 1999 – 2004

Futuro – Consorzio Formazione Artigianato E Piccola Impresa of Perugia, Italy, Degree in Goldsmiths, 1998 – 1999

University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy, 1997 –  1998

School of Applied Arts and Design of Zagreb, Croatia, HSD in Metal design, 1993 – 1997

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  Rotondes, Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Black holes ain’t so black

2018   Kulturschapp, Walferdange, Luxembourg

2017   Gallery Kranjcar, Zagreb, Croatia – Multivers

           Gallery Decumanus, Krk, Croatia – Zamke za percepciju

2009  Gallery Kristofor Stankovic, Zagreb, Croatia – The Abstract Skeleton of Spirit

2008  Gallery PM / HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia – Crossroads 

2007  Kohbundo Gallery, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan – Sculptures to wear 

2006  Gallery of Modern Art /Studio Josip Racic, Zagreb, Croatia – (Op)sjene

           Biblioteca di Villa Mercede Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, Italy – Ateliers d’Artista – Nunzio presenta Karolina Pernar 

           Rovinj Heritage Museum, Rovinj, Croatia – Kaolina Pernar

2005  St. Thomas Church, Rovinj, Croatia – St. Thomas 

2002  Galeria Medianox, Maribor, Slovenia – Immersione spaziale 

2001  CeKaO, Zagreb, Croatia – …slobodne misli… 

 

 GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019    Salon du Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg / Luxembourg Art Week, Luxembourg (upcoming)

            Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg – micro-Macro

           Durden and Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, USA – Figura: micro-Macro

           INTRO: Sculpture, Konschthaus Beim Engel, Luxembourg

2018  Salon du Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg / Luxembourg Art Week, Luxembourg

           Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden – Musel Link 

2017  Salon du CAL (Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg), Luxembourg – Luxembourg Art Week

          Musée « A Possen », Bech-Kleinmacher, Luxembourg – Exposition d’Art Contemporain Miniature Luxembourgeois

2016  Galerija Ulupuh, Zagreb, Croatia – Modul tijela

          Salon du CAL (Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg), Luxembourg – Luxembourg Art Week

          La Maison Koch, Schengen, Luxembourg –  1er Rencontre Internationale d’Art Contemporain Miniature

2012  Glyptothec HAZU, Zagreb, Croatia – XI Triennial of Croatian sculpture 

          Design Vlaanderen Galerie  (DVG), Bruxelles, Belgie – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

          Associazione culturale Atelier, Roma, Italy – Happy New Art 

2011  Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Republic of Ireland – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

2010  HDLU / Zagreb, Croatia – 45. Zagreb salon / Market 

           SOHA NO OBJEKT – Bratislava/ Pieštani, Slovak Republik – Croatian representative in the selection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb

           Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall,  Peking,  People’s Republic of China – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Városi Galéria, Baja, Hungary – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Gallery Gebauer, Pécs, Hungary – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Színház Jokai, Békéscsaba, Hungary – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Muzej Grada Novog Sada, Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

2009  Gallery Stara gradska vijecnica, Split, Croatia – Splitgraphic / International graphic art biennial Split: Croatia 2009

           Rovinj Heritage Museum, Rovinj, Croatia – Rovinj Art Colony

           Croatian Embassy / Rome, Italy – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

2008  Barockkeller der Kaiserliche Hofburg, Innsbruck, Austria – Zeitgenössische Schmuckkunst in Kroatien

           Dvorana Ministerstva kultúry  Slovenskej republiky, Bratislava, Slovak Republic – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Galerie Vivo, Prague, Czech Republic – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

           Gallery Cultural Centre Stoa, Itäkeskus, Helsinki, Finland – Contemporary Croatian Jewellery 

2006  Glyptothec HAZU, Zagreb, Croatia – IX Triennial of Croatian sculpture 

           Castle Eltz, Vukovar, Croatia – 1.Vukovar Salon

2005  Rovinj Heritage Museum, Rovinj, Croatia – Rovinj Art Colony

           HDLU Zagreb, Croatia – 39. Zagreb Salon / Umjetnost je medij

2004  Pietrarubbia Castle (Pesaro-Urbino), Italy – TAM

           Palazzo Comunale/Sala degli Archi, Corciano (Perugia), Italy – Istantanea

2003  Associazione Arti Visive “Trebisonda”, Perugia, Italy – senza limiti 

           Palazzo Comunale/Sala degli Archi, Corciano (Perugia), Italy – Orizzonti 

2002  Palazzo dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy – Rinascimenti e mutamenti 

           Convento di San Francesco, Arcevia (Ancona), Italy – Premio di scultura Edgardo Manucci – 9th edition

           Museo delle Arti monastiche e delle tradizioni popolari, Serra de’ Conti, (Ancona), Italy – Esordi 

           Palazzo Comunale/Sala degli Archi, Corciano (Perugia), Italy – Radici 

 

COLLECTIONS

Rokka No Mori, Hokkaido, Japan

Modern Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

Biblioteca di Villa Mercede, Rome, Italy

Collection Arnaldo Pomodoro, Castello di  Pietrarubbia, Pietrarubbia, (Pesaro-Urbino), Italy

Rotary Club Altavallesina Grottefrasassi, Italy

Cultural Center of the City of Krk, Krk, Croatia

Private collections in the Luxembourg, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Rusia, Brasil, Holland, Spain and Croatia

 

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