Osijek, Slavonija at Baranja, Croatia
About Dora Bratelj
Dora Bratelj - Academic Painter - Graphic Artist, Conservator and Restorer of easel painting at Croatian Conservation Institute. Statement and biography My main interest is to work in traditional graphic techniques but also get involved in drawing, painting, illustrations, photography, and for over six years working in the Croatian Conservation Institute. I was born in 1980 in Novi Sad, Serbia, but from earliest childhood, I lived in Zagreb, Croatia, where I finished high School of Fine and Applied Arts. I also attended a private two-year school of creative painting. 2003 I enrolled into the graphics department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. 04th 06th Of 2008. passed the final exam and earned the professional title of senior academic painter and graphic artist. 2006 I was awarded by Academy as a student with great results. 2010 I received a prize purchase Graphics from the Prints Cabinet Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences(HAZU). 2006, 2008, 2010. have been published some of my works in Croatian Journal of Art Prints. I participated in over 20 group juries exhibitions at home and abroad, among others in the UK, Hungary, USA...and have had five graphics solo exhibitionsg. With one graphic, multi-colored linocut "The Dove Postcard 4" I'm now, in 2013., part of the exhibition organized as part of a "nomadic project",called YOUnit in Art or YOUnite TOUR,with live exhibitions of artworks in galleries in USA. My works are included in public collection, among others, in the Graphics Section of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU) and in the SKC gallery in Belgrade, Serbia, Halifax,UK, Memorial Museum bishop Strossmayer Äakovo, Croatia, City"‹"‹ University Library,Osijek (GISKO) Croatia. Since 2010 I have been a member of the Croatian Association of Artists (HDLU) http://pictify.com/user/db11 https://dorabratelj.see.me/ http://ionistartblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/dora-bratelj-academic-painter-graphic-artist-conservator-and-restorer-of-easel-painting-at-croatian-conservation-institute/
Academy of Fine Arts, Graphic department, Zagreb, Croatian,2003- 2008, university
Private School for creative painting ,Zagreb, Croatia,1999 - 2001
School of Applied Arts,high school,department of graphic design,( SPUD),Zagreb, Croatia,
2011. passed the State and certification exam
for restorers - conservators specializing in
restoration of paintings on different mobile carriers so I got a degree Conservator and Restorer of easel painting.
2014 of 01-24. August annual exhibition of members of the Croatian Association of Artists and guest exhibition of members of artistic societies of Germany and Lithuania.
The concept for the annual exhibition is "a work of art and a literary text."
I participate at the exhibition with the monograph of my graphic works titled "Metamorphosis of the Book" made by me.Book is made as unique work of art.
The exhibition is held at the gallery "Home of Croatian Artists' Zagreb, Croatia
2014, March 5 to 27, International Exhibition - Projects, Art & Design Exhibition: "Currency as Space" organizers Treasury and Mint, Croatian Association of Artists, in conjunction with the Borroworrob 355 West Broadway Second Floor New York, NY 10013, USA. Exhibition: "Currency as Space" in House of Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia
The Story of the Creative Exhibition
My works have been selected to be a part of a special international exhibition produced in summer 2013 titled "The Story of the Creative."
I was invited to exhibit up to three images of my work within the newly installed digital exhibition room of the New York City gallery 26-19 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
The show was opened on Thursday, July 25h and continued until the Tuesday September 10th.2013th
This seven week's exhibition displayed the works of pro level See.Me members from around the world, and my work has been selected to be shown!
Some of the group exhibitions in recent years:
2013 September 22nd, United State of International Artists, International exhibition of art works by contemporary artists, exhibited two monotypes by Dora Bratelj in CCB gallery, Contemporary Art Belém 2013, Portugal
2013 Jun 1, The YOUnite Tour Nashville,VISUAL ART &MUSEUMS, The Viridian 415Church St Nashville, TN 37219 , USA
2013 International exhibition titled Youn TOUR "Global ART MOVEMENT "selected one graphics multicolor linocuts "The Dove Postcard“4 live exhibition by American galleries began in January 9-25 at the Aiken Center for the Arts , South Carolina, USA
2012 / 2013 from December until January 25 multimedia exhibition titled Medijamorfoze
Computer graphics - a mosaic of prints, paintings,drawings and photographs of the author 's Exhibited mozaik "Stabat Mater Dolorosa” by Dora Bratelj, 60x 150cm . exhibition CAA members Osijek in gallery Kazamat, Osijek
2012th April V. triennial competition exhibition Passion Heritage , " Croatian artists
on the Passion and Resurrection of "two graphics multicolor linocuts ,MUSEUM MIMARA , Zagreb
2012th March and November: International Exhibition of the painter , sculptor and graphic
artist named" ARAD Biennale MEETING POINT - third "in Pecs, Hungary in the gallery Waldinger Osijek , exposed painting acrylic on canvas, titled “ life ... at certain times” 100x150 cm
2012th June / July participated at the exhibition Croatian painter - graphic artists, prints from the collection of the Museum J.J.Strossmayer
2011th and 2010, members of Artists Annual Exhibition Zagreb , prints , multicolored
linocut, Ring Gallery , Zagreb
2010 "Selected authors 5th Croatian Triennial of Graphic Art " Department of Prints
Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, which included 50 multi-color linocut prints named "Waiting for" by Dora Bratelj, for 50 graphic maps, each map contain graphics of 15 Croatian graphic artist. / 15 prints / linocut ,woodcut , lithography , etching , dry point, aquatint , reservage , serigraphy etc.
Folder released to mark 50 years of graphics in Croatia ,
Edition: 50 maps / black canvas / hard back
The portfolio was presented at Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, HAZU), Zagreb
2010 IV EX- YU international exhibition of prints, Gallery SKC Novi Beograd , Serbia
2009“5th Croatian Triennial of Graphic Art – Half a Century of Continuity”,House of Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb
2009 International exhibition "Temporary Art Space" Piece Hall , Halifax , UK
2009 International Exhibition SEE VISIONS , [ Civil society ] SEE-EU New Temple Gallery , Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2009 OPEN Vernissage 2009 “Tendencies”, international exhibition, exhibited two paintings, by Dora Bratelj, names "Waiting" acrylic on canvas,images dimens 150x100cm gallery Vernissage, Osijek
2008 “21st Slavonian Biennale,” three graphics multi-colored linocut, "In expectation " by Dora Bratelj Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek
2007th exhibition "Mosaic of ideas to fruition," Art Gallery and Museum of Vinkovci,
2006th graphics workshop and exhibition deep print led prof.Clochey from Mulhouse, France
2005th Group exhibition, student of Academy of Fine Arts, department of prints,
Zagreb, Croatiain in the gallery Gallery Galežnica, Velika Gorica, Zagreb.
2012th November exhibition of 20 graphichs prints worked various traditional graphic
techniques , treat for all lovers multioriginals in Gallery "School of Applied Art and Design" Osijek.
2012 Presentation folder printing multicolored linocut " The Dove Postcards "The City and University Library Osijek (Giske).
2012 exhibition of 30 prints, multicolored Linocut "The Art of the subject hidden in-depth structure graphics "in the Memorial Museum Bishop Palace" Ðakovo.
2011th 20th November,exhibition and presentation of graphic maps multicolored linocut at
literary - journalistic meetings on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of death of journalists Sinisa Glavačević, The City Library Vukovar,
2009th Solo exhibition of "AKT", mixed media, monotypes and drawings in gallery OKO