Comes Artist

Comes Artist

Zagreb, Central Croatia and Dalmatia, Croatia

About Comes Artist

Comes artist (mag.art.)

Born 1987 in Zagreb, Croatia. From 2010 he's enrolled in the painting department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. In 2014 he finished the Undergraduate studies of Painting in the class of professor Igor Roncevic as an ''A'' student. In 2016 he finished the graduated studies of Painting in the class of professor Duje Juric as an ''A'' student and gained the academic title of a Master of Painting (mag.art.). From 2017 He's enrolled in the PHD study, Art history module in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Split. He exhibited in many group and solo exhibitions and various art workshops, among which he highlights the solo exhibition ''Deconservation of 1914'' in Sarajevo 2014., that due to the proximity and the opening day on the centenary of the Sarajevo assassination represents a Site-specific project. He holds lectures on the theme of cultural heritage and legacy in Croatia and the Balkans. He is an associate of the interdisciplinary magazine ''Obnova'' in which he writes and edits the art and culture segment, he is a member of the oldest Croatian cultural organisation ''Matica Hrvatska'' (Matrix Croatica). In 2013 his painting ''Novembarska događanja i SHS'' (The November events and the SHS state) was chosen by the ALU (Academy) committee for best student works of the academic year 2012/2013.

He uses the artist name Comes which is the traditional Latin version of the nobility title traditionally held by his family ancestors. Beside contemporary and traditional painting techniques, he also specialises in heraldry, vexillology, scenography and stained glass techniques.

Education

-PHD Student of Art history (doctorandus hist.art.), 2017- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split.
-Master of Painting (mag.art.), 2014-2016 Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb
- Bachelor of Painting (bacc.art.), 2010-2014 Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb
- Tourist guide and manager, 2013 University of Applied Sciences VERN, Zagreb
-Painting designer, 2002-2006 School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb

Events

Published scientific and professional articles and papers:
-„Vexillological analysis and reconstruction of trialist proposals until 1918“ magazine ''Obnova'', 2017., ISSN 1849-0697.
- „Typology of the crown from the Split baptistery relief“ , interdisciplinary magazine ''Obnova'', 2017., ISSN 1849-0697.
- „Monarchism as a movement and ideology in the 21st century“ , interdisciplinary magazine ''Obnova'', 2017., ISSN 1849-0697.
- „Overview of the problem of Art activism in contemporary Croatian art“ , interdisciplinary magazine ''Obnova'', 2016., ISSN 1849-0697.

Lectures:
-2016 ''The role of ideology in cultural policy and higher-artistic education'', Vukovar (CRO)
-2015 ''Historical and legal continuity of Croatian monarchism and monarchy in the 20th century''. SGA, Jerusalem (SLO)
- 2012 ''Cultural policy of Croatia: Practice and alternative'', Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb (CRO)
- 2011 ''Cultural influence of anti-fascism, between myth and reality'', Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb (CRO)

Exhibitions

Art exhibitions and workshops:
2017
-Solo exhibition ''Illegal exhibition Split 2017'', Knez Višeslav atelier and gallery, Split (CRO)
2016
-Group exhibition ''Together in Glass'' (prof. Anton Vrlic and students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb), Mimara museum, Zagreb (CRO)
- Exhibition for the fifth and sixth edition of the ''Obnova'' (Renewal) magazine, Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb (CRO)
2015
-Lopar Art Colony (prof. Kauzlarić), Lopar, island of Rab (CRO)
- Exhibition for the fourth edition of the ''Obnova'' (Renewal) magazine, (CRO)
- Group exhibition ''Artiparti 4'' House of architecture Oris gallery, Zagreb (CRO)
- Exhibition for the ''Noć Muzeja'' (Night of Museums) event, Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb (CRO)
2014
- Exhibition for the third edition of the ''Obnova'' (Renewal) magazine, Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb (CRO)
- Exhibition for the television gallery of the ''Briljanteen'' show, Croatian Radio Television, Zagreb (CRO)
- Exhibition for the International Conference of historians on ''World War I. the Ottoman Empire and the Balkans'', International University of Sarajevo,Ilidža-Sarajevo (BiH)
- Group exhibition ''Suvremene likovne interpretacije I. svjetskog rata.'' (Contemporary art interpretations of ww1) Sermage palace, MGV Varaždin (CRO)
- Solo exhibition '' Deconservation of 1914'', Morića han, Sarajevo (BiH)
- Exhibition for the second edition of the ''Obnova'' (Renewal) magazine, Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb (CRO)
- Group exhibition ''Neue Kroatische kunst 4'' (New Croatian art 4), AKC MEDIKA gallery, Zagreb (CRO)
2013
- Group exhibition ''Oni dolaze'' (They are coming), Art caffe Divas, Zagreb (CRO)
- Group exhibition ''Neue Kroatische kunst 3'' (New Croatian art 3), AKC MEDIKA gallery, Zagreb (CRO)
- Humanitarian exhibition ''Za Grgu'' (For Grga), Greta gallery, Zagreb (CRO)
- HNK (Croatian national theater), Scenography painting workshop, Zagreb (CRO)
- ''Art Depo'', Creative workshop for shaping objects from waste, Zagreb (CRO)
2012
- Group exhibition ''Neue Kroatische kunst 2'' (New Croatian art 2), AKC MEDIKA gallery, Zagreb (CRO)
- HNK (Croatian national theater), Scenography painting workshop, Zagreb (CRO)

Illustrations:
- 2017, May, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Traditionalism“
- 2016, November, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Migrations and multiculturalism“
- 2016, May, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Economic perspectives“
- 2015, November, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Nationalism?“
- 2015, May, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Croats outside of CRO“
- 2014, November, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Geopolitical alternatives“
- 2016, May, interdisciplinary magazine Obnova, theme „Identity“