Damir Sobota, Lav Paripović, Ivan Prerad

Damir Sobota graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, majoring in Graphics, in 2013. He participated in several solo and group exhibitions, including the 31st Youth Salon in 2012 and the 2nd and 3rd Biennials of Painting in 2013 and 2015, HT Nagrada@ MSU in 2011. He attended residency programs in Belgium and Germany in 2015, 2018, and 2019. He worked as an expert associate at the Department of Fine Arts and Graphic Design at the Faculty of Graphics in Zagreb. He participated in the Scientific and Professional Meeting Aestheticization and Rehumanization of Public Space, Art as Therapy, Painting at KBC Rebro, in Zagreb in 2017. He is the winner of the Young Artist Award for 2017. He is a member of HDLU and HZSU. He lives and works in Zagreb.

Lav Paripović was born on September 16, 1989 in Zagreb. After graduating from the School of Applied Arts and Design, in 2009 he entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, majoring in painting. He finished his graduate studies in 2015 in the class of Zoltan Novak, graduating with cum laude. So far, he has had two solo exhibitions: In Street Decor, Siva Gallery, AKC Medika, Zagreb (2016) and Bees and Flats, VN Gallery, Zagreb (2015). He also participated in several juried group

exhibitions, of which the following stand out: 51st Zagreb Salon, HDLU, Zagreb (2016); International exhibition of miniatures, Novi dvori, Zaprešić (2011-2016); 2nd and 3rd Biennale of Painting, HDLU, Zagreb (2013 and 2015); Pasionska baština, Gallery Kristofor Stanković, Zagreb (2014); 4. Student International Art Biennial SIAB, UKIM, Skopje, Macedonia (2013); Sketch book, Gallery SC, Zagreb and Gallery Zlati Anjgel, Varaždin. In 2014, he stayed at the GloArt art residency in Belgium.

Ivan Prerad born in 1988 in Zagreb. In 2007, he graduated from the School of Applied Art and Design in Zagreb. In 2008, he entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, majoring in painting, and in 2012, he obtained the academic title of university bachelor’s degree (Baccalaureus) in painting. In 2014, he completed his graduate university studies in painting in the class of art professor. Zoltan Novak. He exhibited at three solo exhibitions: Gallery SC, Zagreb (2013); Zlati Ajngel Gallery, Varaždin (2014); Galženica Gallery, Velika Gorica (2015); and several group exhibitions: 31st Youth Salon: Korekcije, Prsten Gallery, HDLU, Zagreb (2012); Erste fragments 9, Bačva Gallery, HDLU, Zagreb (2013); 3rd Painting Biennial, HDLU, Zagreb (2015); (re)thinking Space&Place, Flottmann-Hallen, Herne, Germany (2016).