EDUCATION

2004-2005  University of Iowa, MFA, graduated with honors, (Printmaking/Intermedia)
2002-2004  University of Iowa, MA, (Printmaking/Painting)
1995-1999    University of Rijeka, Philosophy Faculty, Art Department, Rijeka, Croatia, degree: Professor of Fine Arts

 

RESIDENCIES

2015    Saari Residence, Konnen Saatio Foundation, Finland – Artist in Residence
2014    Headlands Center for the Arts, USA – Artist in Residence
2009   Capital City Arts Initiative, Carson City, USA – Visiting Artist/Scholar/Curator Residency
2000   Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Italy – Assistantship
1999    Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Italy – Internship

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016    The Quotas of Pride (with Toni Meštrović), Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2015    I Don’t Know About The Rest Of The World, But Here…
, Waldinger Gallery, Osijek, Croatia (curated by Branka Benčić)
2015    Connecting Islands, (with Toni Meštrović), Saaren Kartano, Mietoinen, Finland
2015    A Waiting Room for People, Machines and the City, (with Toni Meštrović), Waiting room at the Train station, Rijeka, Croatia (catalogue, comissioned by The Musagetes)
2014    Moment of Silence (with Toni Meštrović), MKC Gallery, Split, Croatia (catalogue)
2014    Moment of Silence (with Toni Meštrović), Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Glypthoteque,  Zagreb, Croatia, (catalogue)
2013    Every House is an Island, (with Tonka Maleković), grey) (area Gallery, Korčula, Croatia (curated by Ivana Meštrov, Loose Associations)
2013    Moment of Silence (with Toni Meštrović), Mali Salon Gallery, organized by the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka (MMSU), Rijeka, Croatia, (catalogue)
2012    An Afternoon Without Gravity, Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, Saint Louis, USA (curated: Jeff Hughes, catalogue)
2011    The Additional Act, Vladimir Bužančić Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)
2011    An Afternoon Without Gravity, Kortil Gallery, Rijeka, Croatia (catalogue)
2010    Poetics of Incongruity, Multimedia Cultural Center (MKC), Split, Croatia, (catalogue)
2010    An Afternoon Without Gravity, Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia, (catalogue)
2010    Different Beginnings II, Juraj Klović Gallery, Rijeka, Croatia, (catalogue)
2009    Outside In, Pontikus Gallery, Grožnjan, Croatia, (catalogue)
2009    Different Beginnings, collaboration with Andrea Crnković, Gallery Barell, The Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia, (curated: Branko Franceschi, catalogue)
2009    Different Beginnings, collaboration with Andrea Crnković, Intermedia Gallery, The University of Iowa, USA
2009    An Ordinary 24 Hours: Conflict, Process, Repetition, Stand Up art action, Rijeka, Croatia
2006    Not In The Sky, Nor On The Earth (Habitat), Intermedia Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2005    Scroll, Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2005    Whole Red, Black Hole, Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2004    Outside In, Intermedia Gallery Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2004    Topologies Of The Inside, Intermedia Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2004    Erased, Intermedia Gallery, Iowa City, USA
2004    Hands, Coal Cellar Space, Iowa City, USA
2003    Nadija Mustapić: Prints and Drawings, Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
2001    Nadija Mustapić: Incisioni, two-person exhibition, Studio Palazzi, Venice, Italy

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    HT Award 2017, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia (juried, catalogue)
2016    Pixxelpoint 2016, Nova Gorica, Slovenia (curated by Rene Rusjan, catalogue)  
2016    1st Biennial of Industrial Art UTOPIA=REALITY
, Labin Art Express / Lamparna, Labin, Croatia (curated by Branko Franceschi)
2016    T-HT Award 2016, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia (juried, catalogue)
2015    From Within the Giant’s Belly, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia (curated by Ksenija Orelj)
2015    City at Second Glance, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia
2014    Interface – New Media Festival, Ex-Bernardi, Rijeka (curated by Tomislav Brajnović)
2014    Punta Arta – Map of Island 2,  Zlarin, Croatia (curated by Marina Viculin and Vedran Perkov)
2014    Europe. South East – Recorded Memories, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Croatia
2013    CRISIS 2 – APATHY, MCAI – MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN ISTRIA, Pula, Croatia (catalogue, curated by M. Lucić)
2013    The Dynamic Space of Rijeka – Academy of Applied Arts Faculty Show, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMSU) Rijeka, Croatia, (catalogue)
2012    We Are Here 3, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, screening program at Kino Valli, Pula, Croatia (curated: M. Lucić)
2012    The Inner Ear, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMSU), Rijeka, Croatia, (curated by Sabina Salomon and Ksenija Orelj, exhibition from Museum collection)
2012    Faculty Show (Department of Graphic Arts, Academy of Applied Arts, University of Rijeka), Mali Salon Gallery, Rijeka, Croatia
2011     Si:n Festival of video art & performance, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine
2010    We Are Here 2, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula, Croatia (curated: M. Lucić)
2010    Culturing Community, The Moving Crew: Ideal X, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, USA, (catalogue)
2010    The Moving Crew: What’s Inside Ideal X, Molekula, Rijeka, Croatia
2010    45th Zagreb Salon, The Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia (juried, catalogue)
2010    T-HT Award 2010, Contemporary Art Museum, Zagreb, Croatia, (juried, catalogue)
2009     5th Croatian Printmaking Triennial, The Home of HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia (juried, catalogue)
2009    Video Vortex Exhibition, Multimedia Cultural Center (MKC), Split, Croatia (invitational, catalogue)
2008    Contemporary Landscapes, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka, Croatia, (curated: Breda Kolar Sluga, catalogue)
2008    4th Croatian Drawing Triennial, Gliptoteka, Zagreb, Croatia (invitational, catalogue)
2007     60 + 1 Extended Media, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka, Croatia, (curated: Nataša Ivančević, Ksenija Orelj, catalogue)
2007    The Moving Crew:Transfer-maton / Walking Division, Front Street Gallery, UICA, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
2007    New HDLU Rijeka Members, Gallery Juraj Klović, Rijeka, Croatia (juried, catalogue)
2007    New ULUPUH Members, ULUPUH Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia  (juried)
2006    Rijeka Art Scene  / Snapshots, Galerija umjetnina, Split, Croatia, (curated: Nataša Ivančević, catalogue)
2006    PLAC II (Print Language as Content II), Southern Graphics Council, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
2005    Rijeka Art Scene  / Snapshots, Umjetnička galerija, Dubrovnik, Croatia, (curated: Nataša Ivančević, catalogue)
2005    MFA Exhibition, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2004    Prints from the Museum Collection, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia (catalogue)
2004    PLAC I (Print Language as Content I), Southern Graphics Council, New Brunswick, NY, USA
2004    PLAC I (Print Language as Content I), Mid-American Print Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
2004    The Iowa Printmakers, Iowa Hall Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
2003    A.M.A.C. 6th Triennial, Chamalieres, France, (juried, catalogue)
2002    Pinups, Iowa Arts Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2002    New IPG Printmakers, Eve Drewlowe Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2001    International Graphics Exhibition, Rab, Croatia, (invitational, catalogue)
2001    Ex-Libris International Printmaking Exhibition, Juried, Gallery Cortil, Rijeka, Croatia, (juried, catalogue)
2000    Art Expo of Young Artists, Juried, Budapest, Hungary (juried, catalogue)
2000    2nd Printmaking Triennial of Croatia, Juried, Zagreb, Croatia, (juried, catalogue)
1999    Student Graduating Exhibition, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka, Croatia, (catalogue)
1996    Photography exhibition, Juried, Gallery Ars, Rijeka, Croatia

 

FESTIVALS / SCREENINGS

2016   Beton kino, MKC Split, Croatia, screening of “Do I Love My Job?“, curated by: Gean Moreno, Brian Willems, Jasna Gluić, as part of group exhibition and film program “Sea Change
2016    Kino Europa, Zagreb, Croatia, screening of experimental film “An Afternoon Without Gravity“, selector: Ivan Paić, in connection to a travelling international exhibition (In) Constancy of Space – Struggle For Identity
2016    Art Museum, Osijek, Croatia, screening of experimental film “An Afternoon Without Gravity“, selektor: Ivan Paić, in connection to a travelling international exhibition (In) Constancy of Space – Struggle For Identity
2016    De Nieuwe Anita, Amsterdam, Netherlands, screening of documentary film “Rikard Benčić, For Example” (co-authored with Marin Lukanović) in connection to a travelling international exhibition (In) Constancy of Space – Struggle For Identity (curators: Neva Lukić, Vanja Babić)
2016    SHE DEVIL video program / Leipziger Edition: Home, Leipzig, Galerie KUB, Germany,  curator: Candace Goodrich, screening of “Different Beginnings II”
2016    15th Venice Architecture Biennial – Croatian national pavilion “We Need It – We Do It“ by Dinko Peračić, Miranda Veljačić, Slaven Tolj and Emina Višnjić  (continuous screening of “Rikard Benčić, For Example” as part of the pavilion installation and exhibition)
2015    Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland (one-evening presentation of “The Additional Act” and “An Afternoon Without Gravity” video installations)
2015    New Performance Turku Festival,  Tehdas Theatre, Turku, Finland (screening of “A Waiting Room for People, Machines and the City” video)
2015    Taking Part European Arts Festival, London, UK (screening of  “Rent A Delta”, experimental documentary film)
2014    Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany, Media Art from Croatia, (screening of “Different Beginnings II”), curated by Ingeborg Fülepp
2013    INSTANTS VIDEO 26 numériques et poétiques, program: THE DISTRICT OF HYBRID EMIGRATIONS, Marseilles, France, (screening of “An Afternoon Without Gravity”, experimental film), (catalogue)
2013    Collegium Hungaricum – CHB, Media Facade, Berlin, Germany, (screening of “Different Beginnings II”), organized by Kroatien Kreativ 2013, Media Art from Croatia
2013    C.A.R. Contemporary Art Ruhr –  Media Art Fair / Media Kunst Messe, Essen, Germany (screening of “Different Beginnings II”), organized by Kroatien Kreativ 2013, Media Art from Croatia
2013    Molekula, Rijeka, Croatia, organized by Drugo More for the exhibition “Abandoned Premises” (screening of “Rikard Benčić, For Example”, documentary film – coauthored with Marin Lukanović)
2013    C.A.R. Contemporary Art Ruhr – Media Art Fair / Media Kunst Messe, Essen, Germany (screening of “An Afternoon Without Gravity”, experimental film)
2013    1st Student Congress “Students for Human Rights, The University of Rijeka, Croatia, (screening of “Rikard Benčić, For Example”, documentary film – coauthored with Marin Lukanović)
2012     Kino Valli, Pula, Croatia, (screening of “An Afternoon Without Gravity”, experimental film)
2011     Si:n Festival o video art & performance, Ramallah, Palestine, (screening of  “An Afternoon Without Gravity” experimental film)
2010     Kino Valli, Pula, Croatia, (screening of “Different Beginnings II”, experimental film)
2010     3rd Congress of Croatian Architects, Split, Croatia, (screening of  “Rikard Benčić, for example” documentary film, co-directed with Marin Lukanović)
2009     Art Kino Croatia, Rijeka, Croatia, (screening of  “Rent A Delta”, experimental documentary film)
2009    Art Kino Croatia, Rijeka, Croatia, (screening of “Rikard Benčić, for example” documentary film, co-directed with Marin Lukanović)
2008     6th Liburnia Film Festival of documentary film, Ičići, Croatia, (screening of “Rikard Benčić, for example” documentary film, co-directed with Marin Lukanović)
2008    5th Anniversary of The University of Rijeka Foundation, Filodramatika, Rijeka, Croatia, (screening of “Rikard Benčić, for example” documentary film, co-directed with Marin Lukanović)
2008    Patching the City Workshop by Rijeka Architects′ Association, Filodramatika, Rijeka, Croatia, (screening of “Rikard Benčić, for example” documentary film, co-directed with Marin Lukanović)
2007     namaTRE.ba Contemporary Video Art and Photography exhibition, Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina (screening of “An Ordinary 24 Hours: Conflict, Process, Repetition”)

 

COLLABORATIONS

2016    Sameness of Time, two-channel video installation, collaboration with Toni Meštrović
2015    A Waiting Room for People, Machines and the City, site-specific multi channel video installation, collaboration with Toni Meštrović
2013    Moment of Silence, multi channel video installation, collaboration with Toni Meštrović
2010    The Moving Crew: What′s Inside?,a project by the art collective, interactive performance / installation / web-site, Molekula, Rijeka, Croatia, Faulkner Gallery, Grinnell, Iowa, USA
2009    Different Beginnings, three channel video installation, in collaboration with Andrea Crnković
2008    Rikard Benčić, for example, documentary film, collaboration with Marin Lukanović
2007    The Moving Crew:Transfer-maton / Walking Division, interactive / installation /performance / exhibition, Front Street Gallery, UICA, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
2007    The Moving Crew: Land-Grant-Flag-State-Construct, interactive performance / installation, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, BemisUNDERGROUND, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
2006     The Moving Crew: Passport-Home, interactive performance / installation, Arts Iowa Gallery and the  Ped Mall area, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2006    The Moving Crew: Cardboard Boat Regata, interactive performance, downtown Ped Mall area, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2005-today   The Moving Crew – founding memeber of the art collective, community-based art
2005     An Ordinary 24 Hours, site-specific interactive performance, collaboration with Marnie Glazier, Tomislav Friscic, Bryan Burgess, The Laser Building on the University of Iowa Campus, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

 

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka
The Amity Foundation
Southern Graphics Print Archive
University of Iowa, School of Art and Art History Print Archive
Printmaking Cabinet of Croatian Artists′ Association
Ministry of Croatia Art Archive
The Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College
Budapest Art Expo Foundation
The University of Mississippi-Oxford Print Archive

 

COMMISSIONS / PRIZES / AWARDS / STIPENDS

2014     The Musagetes Foundation (Guelph, Canada), site-specific video/audio installation commission
2008     Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka, Croatia, documentary film commission (Rikard Benčić, naprimjer / Rikard Benčić For Example)
2004     Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatia, graduate scholarship award
2004     Leola Bergmann Scholarship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2004     Leola Bergmann Iowa Print Group Graduate College Fellowship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2004     The City of Rijeka, Croatia, graduate scholarship award
2003     The Amity Art Foundation, print commission for the Iowa 10 portfolio
2002     Graduate College Scholarship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2002     Leola Bergmann Scholarship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2002     Virgil M. Beall Fellowship, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2001      The International Graphics Exhibition, Rab, Croatia, awarded Prize of the Jury Council
2001      Graphics Cabinet of the Croatian Artists Association, print commission for the Young Croatian Printmakers portfolio
1995      Photography Group Exhibition, Gallery Ars, Rijeka, Croatia, awarded Prize for Best Photography and Best Series of Photography

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Croatian Association of Artists in Rijeka- Member
Croatian Association of Artists in Zagreb – Member
Croatian Association for Artists of Visual and Applied Arts- Member
New Media Council, The City of Rijeka Office for Culture – Board Member
Filmaktiv (arts/film-centered artist association) – Board Member
Ruke (association for arts, culture and education) – Board Member

 

LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS 

2016    Artist Talk, Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2015    
Artist Talk and presentation at Big Ideas in Arts & Culture lecture series, SPUR Festival, Guelph, Canada
2015     Artist Talk, Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland
2015     Artist Talk, Saari Residency, Finland
2014     Show and Tell (Artist Talk), Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
2012     Visiting Artist (Artist Talk, student critiques), Webster University, Department of Art, Saint Louis, USA
2010     Visiting Artist (Artist Talk, Film and Video Workshop), Grinnell College, Department of Art, Grinnel, USA
2010     The Rosenfield Simposium Lecturer (“Art in Croatia: Expressions of Transition”),  Grinnell College, Grinnell, USA
2010     Artist Talk (“Inclusive art practice: The Moving Crew Collective”), The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia
2010     Artist Talk (“The Moving Crew Collective”), Molekula, Rijeka, Croatia
2010     Artist Talk (“The Moving Crew Collective”), Film and Video Department, University of Split Art Academy, Split, Croatia
2009     Visiting Artist (Artist Talk, Student Critique, Master class lecture), Film, Media and Music Department, The University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
2009     Visiting Artist  (studio visits, lecture: “The waiting room as a point of departure: Croatian art in times of transition”), Intermedia Department, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2009     Visiting Artist (lecture: “The View from Kvarner Bay: Art in Croatia”), Capital City Arts Initiative – Visiting Artist/Scholar/Curator Residency, Carson City, USA,
2009     Artist Talk, Sierra Nevada College Art Department, Carson City, USA
2009     Artist Talk,  Douglas High School, Carson City, USA
2009     Artist Talk,  McQueen High School, Reno, USA
2006     Visiting Artist (studio visits with graduate students), Intermedia Department, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
2004     Visiting Artist (Artist talk, Panelist on Career Workshop), The Coe College, Cedar Rapids, USA
2000     Assistant, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy, (assisted with University of Iowa Printmaking Summer Course, assisted with courses: Artists-Books, Monotype, Drawing)
1996-98   Workshop Instructor, Škola mira/School of Peace, (Mrkopalj, Croatia,
1994-96   Workshop Assistant, Novigradsko proljeće/The Spring of Novigrad, Novigrad, Croatia,