Darko Birsa

Darko Birsa

Ljubljana, Slovenia

About Darko Birsa

Born in 1958 in Prekmurje, Slovenia, lives and works in Ljubljana.
In abstract art he was researching spacial and time parameters of color, emotional impact of colored surfaces. Series called "Calotipista" was dedicated to the pioneers of photography, recent paintings were influenced by themes from sociology and mass media research.

Education

1981-1987 studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana, 1987 to 1989 - postgraduate studies on ALU Ljubljana, 1999 to 2007 works as professor on Artworks - College for Visual Arts in Ljubljana, from 2009 on University of Ljubljana and from 2012 on Faculty of Design, Ljubljana, from 2014 collaborates with The Accademy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana.

Exhibited in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Italy and participated on numerous group exhibitions in Germany, Spain, Danemark, Hungary, Slovakia, Italy, USA, Croatia, Montenegro, Poland and in Slovenia.

In 2013 Awarded by The Union of Slovenian Fine Artists Associations.

Public Permanent Collections:
ALBERTINA, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Woodcut, Carpi, Italy
Gallery of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
Kunstsammlung Landkreis Fulda and Kunststation Kleinsassen, Germany
Gallery-Museum, Lendava, Slovenia
Other Permanent Collections:
Zavarovalnica TRIGLAV d.d., Insurance company, Ljubljana, Slovenia
NLB Bank, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Abanka Bank, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Privat collections: numerous, among them:
Kärntner Sparkasse Bank, Klagenfurt, Austria
Vallamar Hotels, Croatia
Casino Velden, Austria
M Automotive Group, MI, USA

Events

2020
STOLEN PAINTINGS (Ukradene slike)
Galerija-Muzej Lendava, Sinagoga, Lendava, Slovenia
October 23th, 2020
http://www.gml.si/sl/razstava-v-sinagogi-dare-birsa-ukradene-slike/

Exhibitions



Previous Exhibitions:

2017
MESSAGE=MASSAGE
Gallery Kosova graščina (Gornjesavski muzej), Jesenice, Slovenia
October 12th - November 24th

Painting. 10 Years Overview, Galerija Murska Sobota, May 25th, till June 22th, 2017.
2013
"CO2 (II)", Galerie Šikoronja, Rožek/Rosegg, Austria, April 5th, 2013
"39°C", Vorspann Gallery, Bad Eisenkappel, Austria, September 9th, 2013

2012
CO2
Equrna gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2011
"pH6"
Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

2010
BIMETAL, Stadtgalerie Wolfsberg, Austria
MALEREI, Sudhaus, Bleiburg, Austria